M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment

Mid-Weight Creative Team

Job Added: 30 May 2019
Applications Close: 29 June 2019
Level: Mid-Weight
Contract: Full Time
Based: London
Salary: Undisclosed
Twitter: @mcsaatchisande

M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment is an award winning, 75 strong creative communications agency.

We connect brands to their audiences via the things people love- their passions. We specialise in integrated comms, PR, branded content creation, social and digital solutions and event production across the sport, entertainment and lifestyle sectors.

Our agency philosophy - Brutal Simplicity of Thought - is at the heart of everything we do, ensuring that we create tangible impact for our clients.

We believe that we have the best client roster in the business, including the likes of Reebok, O2, Ballantine’s, Coca-Cola, Samsung, NatWest and Jameson. We do everything we can to ensure that our work drives these brands forwards and engages audiences in an impactful way.

Our work has been awarded across the board, including recent accolades from Sport Industry Awards, Campaign Big Awards, The Lovie Awards and Event Awards.

Our ethos is, as ever, brutally simple – we only employ brilliant people, who do brilliant work and are brilliant to work with. We sell ideas, and ideas come from people. So, we need the best and most brilliant minds to ensure we continue to deliver truly brilliant work for our clients. It is our belief that brilliant work can only be achieved with diversity of minds and thought, and an inclusive culture that allows everyone to bring their true selves to work. Because when people have the permission to be themselves, they will bring their very best selves. This sense of authenticity and commitment to our work is what makes us brilliant to work with, and the reason we have so many brilliant clients.

We take time to recruit the brightest minds in the business and invest greatly in their development making sure that they constantly progress.

What this role entails:

We’re looking for a Mid-Weight Creative Team to build on the success of our creative output across Sport and Entertainment.

The primary task of the Mid-Weight Creative Pair will be to work with our Creative Director and other Creative Teams on a variety of projects both internally and externally. Briefs will cover but are not limited to; pitches, activations, production and sponsorship launches.

Skills:

  • Looking for 3-5 years’ experience minimum
  • Diversity in work: events, content, activations, social, digital etc.
  • Experience in a non-ad-agency environment
  • Experience outside TVC creative and production is important
  • Client liaison; to develop a strong understanding of client requirements and objectives
  • The confidence to share and present ideas internally and externally
  • Strong art direction and copywriting skills
  • Creating ideas that can be used across various platforms to support campaigns
  • Staying one step ahead of competitors by researching current media trends
  • Executing tasks with the flair and professionalism needed to push the agency and clients in the right direction
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite is desirable
  • An impressive conceptual outlook and ability to produce original ideas
  • Motivation and the desire to execute every job to the highest possible standard
  • The ability to deliver campaigns that generate results
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


Personal Attributes:

  • A creative thinker; excellent at idea generation
  • A passion and interest in all things creative
  • A reliable and enthusiastic team player with a positive, can-do attitude
  • Able to maintain a good level of communication with our Head of Creative Services and
  • Creative Director on job status and possible routes for development
  • The ability to keep calm whilst working under pressure
  • Able to work to tight deadlines and turn a project around quickly whilst delivering to the highest possible standard
  • An open and flexible approach, able to work on your own initiative as well as part of the wider team
  • The ability to respond to any given briefs and follow direction
  • Great communication skills
  • Great interpersonal skills that can be applied to colleagues and external parties alike

How to apply

If interested, please email your portfolio to our Talent & Recruitment Manager Jodie - [email protected]