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Head of Creative

Our Creative Services team is growing! We are looking for an dynamic leader with a passion for sport for the role of Head of Creative.


You will lead the development of a team of Creatives to translate marketing briefs into brilliant, award-winning creative ideas that cut through and build our brand.

WHAT’S YOUR NEW ROLE ABOUT?

Our Creative Services team is growing! We are looking for an dynamic leader with a passion for sport for the role of Head of Creative.


You will manage and lead the development of a team of Creatives to translate marketing briefs into brilliant, award-winning creative ideas that cut through and build our brand.


You will be confident interpreting all manner of multi-discipline marketing briefs from clip based promotions, digital, social and shoots. Your team will create and innovative, visually stunning work that tell stories and drive business performance.


You will create strong alignments and relationships with our stakeholders in particular Marketing and Programming teams across the business. Some international travel will be needed as part of this role.


Our Creative Services department is an in-house team responsible for bringing our communications / marketing briefs to life through creating and producing innovative, visually stunning, and effective creative that drive business performance across the group globally, with the largest client being DAZN. The department is a mix of Creatives, Designers and Production staff.


Regrettably, we are unable to provide sponsorship for this role so you must be eligible to work in the UK on a permanent basis – UK / EU citizen or ILR.

 

WHAT WILL YOU DO IN YOUR NEW ROLE? 

Creative Direction

  • Responsible for the day to day delivery of creative campaigns, across all media – from clip based promotions to high end conceptual shoots at broadcast standard.
  • Provide creative guidance and feedback to your team.
  • Work alongside marketing/clients to interpret briefs and support and enable the best work.
  • Keep up to date with external competitors.
  • Hold regular creative review sessions with your team.
  • Support the production team to enable them to realise creative ideas efficiently and practically.
  • Ensure all output is editorially accurate and technically compliant.

 Management

  •  Line management of a team of Creatives.
  • Work with peers to establish clear development and training plans for your team.
  • Work as part of the leadership team to create and implement a team atmosphere and encouraging sharing of skills and knowledge.
  • Be aware of workload and capacity of team and work to prioritise and manage work effectively.
  • Recruit top talent as required.
  • Hold regular team meetings & 1-2-1’s.
  • Manage and implement the PDR Appraisal process for your team.
  • Support and work through any performance issues within the team.

Stakeholder Management

  • Build and maintain good relationships with key stakeholders within the business, in particular Marketing.
  • Be an advocate for Creative Services in the wider business and externally.

Financial Management

  •  Ensure your team works within allocated budgets and financial arrangements.

DO YOU HAVE THESE ESSENTIALS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR AN INTERVIEW?
  • Must have worked as a Creative Lead for a well-respected agency/in-house creative department for high-profile media brands.
  • A passion and knowledge of sport.
  • Experience in managing multiple complex integrated cross media campaigns, across video production, post production, social media and digital.
  • A robust portfolio with up-to-date projects.
  • Marketing, advertising, and brand-building experience.

IF YOU HAVEN’T YET GOT A FEEL FOR THE CULTURE AT PERFORM, THEN READ ON…

Here at Perform Group we like to consider ourselves a progressive, dynamic, fun and fast-paced global sports media broadcasting company. We are passionate about what we do and good at it too! We have over 2,800 employees with an extensive network of freelance specialists. We have a strong team with experts from Netflix, Amazon Video, BBC iPlayer, YouView and Now TV.  We’re growing rapidly and launching into new global markets every year.


DAZN is our sports streaming service that allows fans to watch their sport, their way, live or on-demand.  With access to the world’s best sports, fans can watch their favourite teams, leagues and players anytime, anywhere, for one simple, affordable price and with no long-term contract.  DAZN has over 8,000 live events a year and features the widest array of live sports ever offered on one TV service.  DAZN can play, pause and rewind anytime with no commercial interruptions and no long-term commitments.


DAZN is currently available in Canada, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Japan on most connected devices including Smart TVs, smartphones, tablets and games consoles.

Find out more at  www.performgroup.com  and media.dazn.com


BENEFITS

You’ll receive 25 days’ annual leave (increasing by 3 days after 3 years), Single cover Aviva Private medical insurance*Life Assurance (4x annual salary), matching pension contributions up to 5%, Travel LoanCycle to Work Scheme*Childcare Voucher Scheme*, and more.


And there’s more…… you’ll have access to the Perform/DAZN online learning portal (MindTools) and be part of our Career Deal, which aims to support your continued professional development. We also have a structured management development programme and a financially rewarding Refer a Friend scheme. If you fancy a move abroad; Perform are currently seeking the best talent in the world.


*Please Note – some of these benefits will be available to you upon successful completion of your probation.


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