Creative Researcher & Marketing Assistant

Job Added: 06 August 2019
Applications Close: 05 September 2019
Level: Mid-Weight, Junior
Contract: Full Time
Based: London
Salary: Undisclosed
Website: mindseye.london
Twitter: @mindseye_ldn

MindsEye is an award-winning production company based in Fitzrovia and is looking for an enthusiastic and friendly candidate with a passion for film and production to join the team. We create films of all shapes and sizes - most of them funny.

Our ideal candidate is someone who is hardworking, extremely organised, has great energy, a team player and with a passion for advertising.

You’ll be working closely with our directors to visualise and realise their ideas into commercial treatments. The role will include the visual research and layout for each treatment. On an average day, you’ll speak to a director via email or phone, read a script and take a research brief. You’ll search for images and/or videos references and continue to follow instructions from the director and producer as the pitch progresses. You will then layout the images using InDesign with the director’s writing, creating a full treatment. You would also be a support in creating press releases for new work and promoting this via social media channels.

Essential skills:
• Experience in graphic design and visual layout.
• Knowledge of the relevant software (as listed below).
• An exceptional eye for detail and aesthetics
• Knowledge of the research process
• Passion for and knowledge of commercials, film, photography and design
• Ability to take briefs and adapt them to different directors’ styles
• Excellent communication – able to manage workflow with directors and producers
• Ability to work under the pressure of deadlines
• An understanding of agencies would be preferable as would experience in a fast-paced production office.

Your key responsibilities will be:
• Sales support for our MD and EP
• Help putting together reels Help putting together and sending out Newsletters Treatment layouts and image research.
• Manage our website
• Manage our social media platforms
• Write press releases
• Deal with award submissions

Technical Requirements:
• Adobe CC InDesign, Photoshop, Keynote Office 365 & Dropbox are essential.
• Adobe CC Illustrator and Premier Pro are a plus

We are looking for somebody who is extremely organised, confident, personable and driven. We are likely to have several productions on-going at once, and so are looking for somebody who is a switched on, confident multi-tasker.

The job will have a 3-month trial period. Starting from mid-August as a permanent position. Salary based on experience.

The MindsEye team.

How to apply

MindsEye supports and promotes growth from within the company. If you think you will be good for this role, please send a cover email, CV and any supporting treatment examples to [email protected]