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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 too. We believe that healthy, happy people work better for our clients. This is why we have been voted one of the Top 25 Best Places To Work.

Also, we have awesome views.

Does that sound right for you? Join us.


Please send a copy of your CV to careers@theworkssydney.com

 

open positions

Daresay - Content Editor

We have an exciting opportunity for a switched on Content Editor to join our new Content Agency, Daresay!

As a Content Editor at Daresay, you will be responsible for conceptualising, creating and executing effective content marketing outputs for our clients. As a Content Editor, you will advise on editorial strategy and act as the content editor on a daily basis. You will oversee all aspects of the editorial process, including topic generation, the commissioning and editing of content as well as advising on how results should be used to inform content plans moving forwards.

You will have a solid understanding of content marketing and its role in the wider marketing mix alongside a proven ability in delivering engaging content programs for clients. You’ll enjoy dealing with clients and senior stakeholders and be able to build solid client relationships. You will support the content offering across the agency group (The Works, On Message and RXP) as well as taking responsibility for developing key KPIs for client campaigns alongside internal teams (including social, production, design and strategy), and work closely with third party agencies and a range of client stakeholders in order to achieve them.

 

MAIN DUTIES
 
Manage editorial production 

  • Create and manage editorial schedules, working with contributors, sub-editors and clients to ensure the prompt delivery of content
  • Research, commission and edit tailored online content across a variety of platforms
  • Provide support for client workshops, training and briefing sessions
  • Work with new and existing clients to help optimise and/or create editorial strategies that increase content performance
  • Go deep on understanding a client’s segment, becoming the champion of the content themes, formats and headlines that will make them stand out.
  • Manage editorial project timelines to ensure all content is delivered on time, on budget and meets agreed objectives.

Offer strategic insight and direction

  • Develop comprehensive editorial strategies, including all relevant documentation and implementation tactics
  • Work with clients to determine how they can best use content in all formats to meet their objectives
  • Use a range of research tools and methodologies to develop strategic roadmaps that lead to business growth
  • Have a clear understanding of how wider digital marketing strategies are developed and their importance to content marketing
  • Work with social media strategists to devise content amplification strategies
  • Articulate current and emerging trends in content marketing, demonstrating an ability to identify and enhance opportunities to engage in online content and media marketing

 
Client Project Management

  • Work to retain and grow existing clients
  • Become an extension of the client’s team, joining or hosting weekly WIPs and monthly reviews
  • Work with the new business teams to provide information regarding best practice within the editorial discipline and facilitate new business opportunities with existing clients
  • Manage editorial content budgets, including POs and supplier invoices, working closely with the head of content to manage project profitability.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Ideal candidate will have experience working in a similar role, ideally from an agency background (other applicants meeting the above criteria will still be considered)
  • Proven ability to manage all aspects of the online editorial process, from planning and strategy through to execution, moderation and analysis
  • Proven ability to write and edit content in a variety of formats and topic areas
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Ability and passion for building strong relationships with clients and key stakeholders. Basic understanding of digital marketing principles and implementation, SEO knowledge and advantage.
  • Solid understanding of social media platforms and the role of social media in content amplification

Art Director

We are currently looking an Art Director to join our growing and award winning Creative team.

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.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • 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

  • Are without bullshit
  • Are without unnecessary jargon
  • Are without ego
  • Are without an ulterior motive
  • Keeps their ears & eyes open
  • Wants to constantly learn and push themselves
  • Looks beyond advertising ideas
  • Pushed by their ambition

 Specifically for this job you will be:

  • From a similar integrated agency or have similar experience
  • 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

How to apply

  • Please include your book/portfolio in your application
  • You must live in the Sydney area or be willing to move and have a valid work visa

Finance Intern

The Opportunity

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

This is a 12-week internship where you will gain experience in an award winning Advertising Agency. During this internship, you will have exposure to finance and accounting projects as well as what it’s like to work in the finance department within the creative industry.

Beyond the day to day assistance of the finance team you will also gain exposure to other areas of the business such as planning, creative and project management.

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
  • Excellent numerical skills
  • Passion to explore a career in finance

The Ideal Candidate

You will be a finance graduate looking to gain agency work experience or a final year finance student looking for a work placement.

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

This is a great opportunity for someone looking to begin their career, as this internship could be a stepping stone into a career in the advertising industry!