Creative Media Team Manager

Stockton-on-Tees

Job Details
Job Title Creative Media Team Manager

Department Online Marketing

Location Stockton-on-Tees

Salary Competitive + Benefits Package

Closing Date 30/01/2021

We're looking for a talented and creative leader to manage one of the most instrumental parts of the digital marketing arm. As Creative Media Team Manager you will lead one of the strongest Creative Media teams in the North offering cutting edge digital design and video production for a wide range of clients across a number of worldwide dominating platforms.

The Creative Media Team Manager will work to ensure that the Creative Media service offering is innovative and efficient, and that it contributes to the success of Visualsoft’s clients, Online Marketing Teams, and also the business as a whole. You will be directly responsible for managing the department, including line management of Senior members of the team. This involves overviewing all aspects of the Creative Media service making improvements where ever possible alongside driving efficiency and quality.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Line management of staff and continued staff development.
  • Constantly strive to improve and maintain processes and procedure documents.
  • Identify and execute internal training where required.
  • Maintain and increase efficiency across the Creative Media Team.
  • Develop the service offering to maintain best in class standard and constantly raise the quality bar.
  • Responsible for commercial growth of the department, especially existing business.
  • Identify new services, offerings and or sales opportunities.
  • Handle and prepare Creative Media Brochure style sales documentation.
  • Ensure design briefs are up-to-date for each department as well as quality checking submitted briefs.
  • Lead, speak and engage at external events and conferences.
  • Working closely with various leaders across the organisation to ensure best practice as a digital marketing agency.
  • Building relationships with 3rd party design tools.
  • KPI tracking and monitoring - performance as a team and by individuals.
  • Workload planning and successful forecasting for seasonal periods.
  • Maintain Creative Media team qualifications, certifications and ongoing training.
  • Direct client communication where required due to escalations, briefs, brand guidelines and staff support.
  • Collaboration with other channels and submitting award entries and creation of case studies.

What you need to have:

The essentials:

  • A Graphic or Web Design qualification.
  • Experience in a Design or Digital Marketing role.
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator.
  • Good knowledge of After Effects and video editing with Adobe Premiere or Final Cut Pro.
  • Knowledge of UX Principles and implementation.
  • Creative flair, originality and a strong visual sense.
  • Experience of mentoring/leading in a digital environment.
  • ‘Self-motivated’ with an ability to demonstrate a can-do approach.
  • Working to tight deadlines as a team and as an individual.
  • Preemptive thinker with acute forward planning.
  • Passionate about Design, eCommerce and digital marketing.
  • Figures and forecast orientated, target and performance minded.
  • Organised with good attention to detail.
  • Strong initiative and leadership style.
  • Able to pick up new technologies, systems and processes quickly.
  • Technically minded and interested in how things work.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Professionalism, integrity and a strong work ethic.
  • A proven team player.
  • Flexible approach to working.
  • Good planning, organisation and time management skills.
  • A real willingness to learn.

The desirables:

  • Experience in leading teams in a digital environment.
  • Experience or appreciation of website development.
  • Experience of building web pages using a content management system.
  • An interest in new technologies and other online marketing channels.

How to apply:

Fill out the form and add your current CV and salary expectation. Share your expertise and experience and tell us why you’re the perfect fit for our team!

We regret that, due to high competition for roles at Visualsoft, we are only able to contact successful candidates. If you don’t hear from a member of our team within 28 working days of submission, you have not been successful on this occasion.

What we've got to offer

We offer a competitive salary, a great working environment, and outstanding benefits including:

  • Competitive basic salary
  • Unlimited holiday
  • Fully flexible working
  • Free breakfast, fruit & protein shakes
  • Discounts across our brands
  • Regular team social events
  • Training & development

So if you think you’ve got what it takes to join one of the UK’s leading eCommerce providers, we’d love to hear from you.

A little formality… by applying you implicitly consent to us processing your personal data for review for this vacancy only. How to apply. Fill out the form and add your current CV and a cover letter. We think the cover letter is so important, so use it to give us your best elevator pitch! Share your expertise and experience and tell us why you’re the perfect fit for our team!

We regret that, due to high competition for roles at Visualsoft, we are only able to contact successful candidates. If you don’t hear from a member of our team within 28 working days of submission, you have not been successful on this occasion.

Talent Hunter Referral Bounty - £500 Help us find the right talent to join our team, and get a handsome reward in return. It couldn’t be easier - if you know someone that could be an ideal candidate, either refer them directly to us or simply ask them to include your details as the referer when they apply. If they land the job with us as a direct result of your referral, you get the bounty!

Job Title Creative Media Team Manager

Department Online Marketing

Location Stockton-on-Tees

Salary Competitive + Benefits Package

Closing Date 30/01/2021