Head of Creative Services

Job title : Head of Creative Services
Location : Sydney
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Contact name : John Corrigan
Contact email : jcorrigan@sharpandcarter.com.au
Job reference : 1505769
  • Unique Head of Creative Services role with this Amazing Australian Retail Brand
  • Lead the entire internal creative & production team | TVC/Radio/Instore/Digital
  • Fun, fast-paced & collaborative culture | Report directly to the inspiring CMO

About the role 
This is an amazing Head of Creative Services opportunity with one of Australia's most loved and recognisable retail brands. Let's say they are Big... REAL BIG! And you could be a part of that...a big part! All you need to do is come in and really shape, define and lead the entire internal creative services and production team. Reporting to the inspiring CMO you will lead and drive excellence and best practice across both the internal creative design team as well as the internal production team. You will ensure a seamless, consistent and efficient creative process ensuring the team are hitting creative and production deadlines on time, on budget and that all brand guidelines are adhered to!

Key responsibilities
You will drive the development and execution of innovative campaigns, ensuring consistency, relevance, and impact. From concept to delivery, you will oversee the entire creative and production process, leveraging your experience to inspire excellence and foster collaboration with all internal stakeholders including the digital, CRM, brand and marketing teams. You will also do the following:
  • Lead, mentor, and empower a team of designers, copywriters, production managers and other creatives, fostering a culture of innovation, accountability, and continuous improvement
  • Develop and implement a cohesive creative strategy aligned with business objectives and brand values. You will work across all channels especially TV/Radio/Instore/Digital
  • Drive the ideation and execution of high-impact campaigns, from initial concept development to final delivery, ensuring alignment with target audience and market trends
  • Manage budgets, timelines, and resources effectively, optimizing efficiency and maximizing ROI
  • Oversee the development of compelling visual assets for print, digital, social media, and other channels, maintaining brand consistency and relevance.

The successful applicant will have
  • Ideally a Bachelor's degree in Design, Marketing, Communications, or related field
  • Proven experience in a similar role, preferably big brand experience within the retail or consumer goods industry or alternatively agency experience (10-15 years experience approx)
  • Strong portfolio demonstrating creative and production excellence across multiple mediums, with a keen eye for detail, efficiency and best practice
  • Exceptional leadership and communication skills, with a track record of building and inspiring high-performing teams.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, with the ability to multitask, prioritise, and adapt to changing priorities.

Additional benefits
  • Flexible working environment - 3 days in the office and 2 days from home
  • Work with an amazing group of talented and hard working people who are super passionate about what they do
  • Excellent base + super salary with 25% bonus on top as well as other company benefits

Culture fit is hug for my client. It's fun, fast paced and full on but extremely collaborative. They are going through a huge transformation so they are looking for a high performing person who can make a real impact. They are looking for a positive, proactive and resilient person who is driven and can influence and build strong relationships with key stakeholders for long term win/win outcomes. They want someone who is strategic and hands on and can come in, take personal leadership and ownership of the role.

How to apply 
To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. 
Please apply by Friday 14th June 2024 to ensure the best chance of being shortlisted. We will consider applications after this date but due to the importance and urgency of this role, they are ready to hire and bring someone in ASAP.