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Lead Creative (BBC Children in Need) in Salford, England, UK

Looking for: Creative Director
Budget: Negotiable

Lead Creative (BBC Children in Need) in Salford, England, UK

Job Introduction
BBC Children in Need are currently looking for a Lead Creative for a nine month Maternity Cover based at MediaCity, Salford.

This key role within the BBC Children in Need marketing function will lead in house creative development under the Marketing Services Manager.

BBC Children in Need exists to make a positive difference to the lives of disadvantaged children and young people across the UK. Our refreshed objectives and activities will ensure the impact we have on children’s lives is front and centre of the work the charity undertakes over and above the projects and services we fund.

Our focus is on finding and funding the inspiring ideas that change children’s lives.

Main Responsibilities
The Lead Creative for BBC Children in Need is a varied role, managing all the in house design requirements including scheduling and management of Graphic Designer and freelance workloads.

The role will include application and design across on and offline materials covering both the consumer appeal brand and also the sector brand, including the further development of sub brands to sit under these brands. You will also work on the look and feel development for CiN and partner campaigns where in house development is required.

The Lead Creative will work on the application of brand guidelines as supplied by external agencies across designs and also the provision of internal marketing services for the organisation. You will input into imagery required across design applications from third party sources and CiN owned shoots, and also the manage the Children in Need image bank.

The Lead Creative will develop all design through to artwork and print ready files and be the brand guardian with regards to all Children in Need generated design and will input into guardianship requirements for external parties and partners.

Additional duties will be to work alongside channel specialists to deliver key campaigns including the annual appeal and also working alongside other areas of the commercial team and the content and insight teams as needed. The role will involve taking on other ad hoc duties as required including attendance of photoshoots and promotional events.

The Ideal Candidate
The Lead Creative for BBC Children in Need will need to demonstrate great creativity and passion for branding and design, with a portfolio of work available to support their application. You will have experience of using relevant industry standard applications, including InDesign, Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator in addition to Premiere, Dreamweaver, Flash, After Effects, HTML and Final, or similar applications.

You will be a confident, creative and tenacious self starter who is able to work to short deadlines with minimum supervision as well as a great team player. You will have a meticulous eye for detail and strive for accuracy in all aspects of your work.

The Lead Creative must have extensive experience of design for print and web in an agency or in-house setting; especially for photography and delivery. You will also have a sound knowledge of print production and experience of prioritising and performing well under pressure and tight deadlines. Experience of negotiating with outside printers, designers and other contractors will be an advantage as will an appreciation of the activities of the BBC in general and BBC Children in Need in particular.

About The Company
We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are very important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below. You’ll be asked questions relating to them as part of your application for this role.

Diversity matters at the BBC. We have a working environment where we value and respect every individual’s unique contribution, enabling all of our employees to thrive and achieve their full potential.

We want to attract the broadest range of talented people to be part of the BBC – whether that’s to contribute to our programming or our wide range of non-production roles. The more diverse our workforce, the better able we are to respond to and reflect our audiences in all their diversity.

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexuality, social background, religion and/or belief. And we promote flexible working opportunities where operational needs allow.

Are you looking to pay or is this a collaboration?
Pay to hire someone

Is this ongoing work or a one off job?
Ongoing work

How would you prefer to pay?
Day rate

What’s your day rate budget range?

Do you have an estimate of the job or project length?
A few months

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Do you need to hire for a specific city, country or place?
Yes, they need to be at a location (give location in job title)

When do you want to have the freelancer secured by?
2-3 weeks

What is most important for this job?

Twine can guarantee 3 relevant freelancers for an upfront fee of $650/£500. Would you like to know more?

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Do you have a job specification or creative brief?
Yes (please enter this in the description)

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