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Our model is unique. We believe that creative thinkers need to be plugged directly into our clients’ business. It makes better work for our clients.

The way we look after our people is unique. We believe that healthy, happy people work better for our clients. Also, we have awesome views.

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open positions

Creative Project Manager (AD Level)

The Opportunity

As a Creative Project Manager, you will be responsible for delivering ‘the works’, ensuring delivery of all client work is on time, on budget and to a high standard. This job is about making things happen and building strong relationships with your clients and across the agency.

As a CPM you will also be a strong ambassador of our agency philosophy ‘creatives at the forefront’ and show your passion for great creative work.

Main Duties

• Effectively contribute to the creative process by negotiating sufficient time and budget for the agency to do its best work, gathering client and category knowledge, being a creative thinker and expressing an informed point of view
• End to end project management and ability to manage multiple projects at one time to ensure flawless delivery at all times
• Ability to manage a portfolio of clients autonomously (with support from a Creative Project Leader) and be the primary point of client contact, maintaining a positive and proactive relationship
• Build a strong partnership with your account Creative Partner and other creative and digital specialists across the agency
• Financial management of accounts including accurate cost estimates, timely invoicing and ability to seek out new projects to generate additional revenue
• Develop comprehensive briefs and educate clients on the creative and production processes
• Support Creative Project Management team with new business opportunities

Desired Skills and Experience

• Currently operating as an Account Director, ideally from an integrated Agency with strong category experience in FMCG and proven experience as an account lead
• Previous integrated campaign experience across brand, activation and digital
• Highly organised with strong attention to detail
• Proactive and resourceful
• Can do attitude with a creative flair
• Commercial acumen
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively
• Ability to influence and manage up
• High level of emotional intelligence
• Strong written and spoken communication skills and interpersonal skills

How to Apply:

If you’re interested in the role, please send your CV and a covering letter detailing why you think you are the right candidate for the role to careers@theworkssydney.com.

Graduate Accounts Assistant

We are currently looking for a superstar Graduate Accountant to join our team on a full-time basis. We have a vibrant team environment and are looking for people who are outgoing, like to have fun and are confident in communicating with different types of people.

Main Duties

In this role you would be a key member of the finance team, with daily tasks including:

• Weekly bank account reconciliations
• Manage accounts payable function including accurate processing of invoices and weekly payment runs
• Management of Company credit cards
• Petty cash management
• Processing of client invoices
• Assistance with month-end processing and reconciliations
• Help train new starters on core finance processes
• Ad hoc duties as required

We are looking for fun, outgoing Accounting Graduate with lot of Ambition! We are a growing business and there will be plenty of opportunities for the right person.

Desired Skills and Experience

• Is a recent graduate with a sound understanding of Accounting
• Is able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
• Outstanding organisational skills with a strong attention to detail
• Intermediate use of MS Office applications (Excel)
• A confident communicator and comfortable communicating with colleagues at all levels
• Enjoys working in a highly social and collaborative environment

Creative Project Manager (AM Level)

As a Creative Project Manager, you will be responsible for delivering ‘the works’, ensuring delivery of all client work is on time, on budget and to a high standard. This job is about making things happen and building strong relationships with your clients and across the agency. As a CPM you will also be a strong ambassador of our agency philosophy ‘creatives at the forefront’ and show your passion for great creative and digital work.

Main Duties

• Effectively contribute to the creative process by negotiating sufficient time and budget for the agency to do its best work, gathering client and category knowledge, being a creative thinker and expressing an informed point of view
• End to end project management and ability to manage multiple projects at one time to ensure flawless delivery at all times
• Be a primary point of client contact, maintaining positive and proactive relationships with clients at all levels
• Build a strong partnership and be a strong support to your team, account Creative Partner and other creative and digital specialists across the agency
• Write, develop and challenge briefs
• Brief creative and digital teams independently
• Educate clients on the creative and production processes
• Support Creative Project Management team with general administration i.e. WIPS etc

Desired Skills and Experience

• Currently operating as an Account Manager or Senior Account Executive, ideally from an integrated or Digital Agency with strong experience in digital
• Solid experience across digital projects – EDM’s, web builds, app builds
• Any experience in loyalty, customer comms and retention would be highly desirable
• Bonus if you have experience with data targeting and databases
• Highly organised with strong attention to detail
• Proactive and resourceful
• Can do attitude with a creative flair
• Commercial acumen
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively
• Ability to influence and manage up
• High level of emotional intelligence
• Strong written and spoken communication skills and interpersonal skills
• You must either have Australian permanent residency or a valid full time working visa

Digital Producer

As a Digital Producer, you will be responsible for the execution of digital projects, managing the process from brief to final output and beyond. You will enjoy working directly with our top clients, fostering valuable relationships, and promoting our ‘Creatively Wired’ model. You are a stickler for detail, constantly delivering to agreed time and budget restraints. You drive the agencies digital footprint by bringing innovative solutions to the table.

Main Duties

• Manage productions across an ever-growing digital media landscape including websites, mobile, social media, display banners, rich media, eDMs and more
• Deal directly with clients on digital production – liaising with client, managing relationships, presenting, educating, negotiation, WIP, etc.
• Provide clear verbal and written briefings to the production team, ensuring optimal project delivery
• Creation of sitemaps, wireframes, functional specification documents and user flows
• Management of project resources, timelines and budgets
• Test and review the output of projects for quality assurance and user experience
• Work with the HODP to create and deliver digital training material across all internal departments.
• Provide design and technology insights for the creative, strategy, production and project management teams throughout the agency
• Continually contribute to the improvement of systems, processes and procedures

Desired Skills and Experience

• A minimum of 2/3 years digital production experience
• Previous agency experience, ideally within a digital or integrated agency
• A proven track record of delivering complex digital projects on time and to budget
• Proven client, and stakeholder management skills at all levels
• Outstanding organisation, problem solving and communication skills
• Excellent time and resource management
• In depth knowledge of display advertising processes, including ad-servers and media schedules
• Ability to translate technical information to non-tech people
• A calm approach to stressful situations
• Ability to manage multiple projects in parallel
• A basic knowledge of coding languages and standards
• A passion for all things digital

Digital Designer

As a Digital Designer at The Works your main goal is to develop creative executions and designs that exceed our client’s expectations. You will work in a collaborative team environment and across digital projects with our other Designers, Developers and Creatives and will be involved in all areas of the design process from concept development through to finished media.

Main Duties

• Prepare creative solutions that achieve brief objectives.
• Present or assist in presentation of all creative and design work.
• Act as custodian for brands, ensuring work delivered responds to original brief objectives.
• Effectively manage the sourcing of creative assets including photos, ensuring they meet design needs within budget.
• Assist in preparation of style guides and design templates.
• Clearly articulate rationales for work, responding constructively to feedback.
• Remain current on client’s industry and digital landscape in general, sharing findings and expertise with client and extended team.
• Build strong relationships with Creative Partner’s and Project Manager’s, assisting them to deliver the best possible creative product within an acceptable budget and timeframe.
• Contribute to the team by being motivated and by motivating others.
• Manage your own training and development, utilising online tutorials, blogs and industry periodicals to ensure you have the appropriate skills for The Works clients & their future requirements.
• Proactively share ideas and interesting work, often from outside the agency, with creatives and other designers in the department, including print, to improve the overall output from Production.
• Participate in any face-to-face meetings including creative presentations and WIPs when requested by Project Management and Production team.
• Escalate creative issues or differences of opinion to Digital Design Director or Operations Director when they cannot be resolved through the regular approvals process.
• Contribute towards improving our internal processes by reporting back on current processes or situations as they arise.

Desired Skills and Experience

• Ideally 2 years plus years’ design experience in an agency environment with strong digital design experience
2 plus years design experience
• Proficiency in Flash and Adobe Creative Suite
• Experience using DoubleClick and Sizmek platforms
• A strong passion for layout and typography
• An understanding of front end development and responsive design would be an advantage
• Hands on knowledge of best design practices (UX/UI)
• Agency experience
• A good knowledge of coding languages and standards
• Great communication skills

Art Directors (All Levels)

We are currently looking for Art Directors at all levels to join our growing and award winning Creative team. We are very keen to hear from Art Directors with experience in digital, direct and customer experience.

In this role you be responsible for the development & execution of brilliant, integrated creative ideas. Your primary responsibility within your creative team will be for the visual elements of projects. You will also act as creative lead in an ongoing relationship with your allocated clients, accountable for effective, on-brief solutions.

Main Duties

• Concept development (with an ability to scamp)
• Creative execution and supervision across all channels including:
• Digital, Print, TV, Radio, Outdoor, Promotions/POS, Premiums, Collateral materials, Interactive mediums, Sponsorship & Experiential, Direct
• Client liaison regarding creative projects
• Successful delivery of creative solutions within established budgets, timeframes and on strategy
• Strong collaboration skills with fellow creatives and wider agency team members
• Develop thorough understanding of clients business and their competitive set
• Presentation skills, internally and with clients
• Ability to articulate vision, idea and objectives to suppliers and agency project partners
• Trouble shooting (as required)
• Guardianship of your brands values & guidelines
• Ability to successfully navigate and challenge a strategy

Desired Skills and Experience

• From a similar integrated agency or have similar experience
• Ideal background would be in Direct, Digital, CX & CRM
• A ‘doer’, motivated by getting things done and making sure they are!
• An excellent negotiator
• Solutions oriented
• A self-starter
• Great at upward and downward management
• Great at inspiring others

Copywriters (All Levels)

We are currently looking for Copywriters at all levels to join our growing and award winning Creative team. We are very keen to hear from Copywriters with experience in digital, direct and customer experience.

For this role you must love the craft of copywriting, have incredible attention to detail and should become the font of knowledge on your specific client/s. You will love creating great ideas that change people’s actions and realise opportunities for our clients.

Main Duties

• Creative execution and supervision across all channels including:
• Digital, Social, Print, TV, Radio, Outdoor, Promotions/POS, Premiums, Collateral materials, Interactive mediums, Sponsorship & Experiential, Direct
• Strong collaboration skills with fellow creatives and wider agency team members
• Develop thorough understanding of clients business and their competitive set
• Presentation skills, internally and with clients
• Ability to articulate vision, idea and objectives to suppliers and agency project partners
• Successful delivery of creative solutions within established budgets, timeframes and on strategy
• Guardianship of your brands values & guidelines
• Trouble shooting (as required)

Desired Skills and Experience

• From a similar integrated agency
• Ideal background would be in Direct, Digital, CX & CRM
• A ‘doer’, motivated by getting things done and making sure they are!
• An excellent negotiator
• Solutions oriented
• A self-starter
• Great at upward and downward management
• Great at inspiring others

Management Accountant

We are currently looking for an experienced Management Accountant to join our team on a part-time basis, working approximately 20 hours per week. We have a vibrant team environment and are looking for people who are confident in communicating with different types of people.

Main Duties

In this role you would be a key member of the finance team, with daily tasks including:

• Overseeing month end processing and ensure accurate monthly trial balances
• Business statutory requirements including monthly/quarterly BAS/PAYG completion
• FBT Management
• Mentor & Support Assistant Accountant and Accounts Interns
• Monthly reporting
• Assistance with annual audit processes
Help train new starters on core finance processes
• Ad hoc duties as required

Desired Skills and Experience

• You have 5+ years experience in a similar role, • within the advertising or services sectors (essential)
• Experienced in mentoring junior team members
• Relevant Tertiary and professional qualifications
• Are able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
• Outstanding organisational skills with a strong attention to detail
• Intermediate use of MS Office applications (Excel)
• Enjoy working in a highly social and collaborative environment

Planning & Strategy Intern

We have a fantastic opportunity for curious, intelligent and energetic interns to be an important part of our Planning team.

This is an 8-week internship where you will gain experience in an award winning independent Advertising Agency. During this internship, you will have exposure to project management, creative, strategy, digital, social and design. You will engage with real world client briefs as part of the planning team and get experience in forming and expressing a knowledgeable opinion on subjects which help create insightful advertising and strategies for our clients.

Beyond day to day assistance of the planning team through research, ad-hoc briefs and presentations with existing clients (Optus, ACT Tourism, GSK, Jim Beam, Canadian Club, Brother etc), you will have the opportunity to explore other areas of the business like creative, design or project management.

The Ideal Candidate
You will be 3rd or 4th year media and communications student looking for a work placement or a graduate looking to gain agency work experience.

Ideal internship is 3 days per week but we are flexible in line with study commitments.

Desired Skills and Experience

• Strong English proficiency
• Strong time management skills
• Commitment to learning
• Mid to high level computer skills and aptitude to learning new skills
• Confident in sharing opinions and contributing to ideas
• Passion to explore a career in planning and strategy