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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

Creative Team

We are currently looking for a  senior Creative Team to join our growing and award winning Creative team.

As a Creative at The Works, you will be responsible for delivering outstanding work and building solid relationships with our clients.

Key Responsibilities

  • Actively stimulate creative thinking within the agency and with our clients
  • Create ambitious thinking for our clients
  • Collaborate with Creative Partners and Creative Leads to ensure we successfully help our clients business grow
  • Demonstrate thorough understanding of clients business and their competitive set
  • Present creative work in an engaging and inspirational manner both to clients and internally
  • Clearly articulate your creative vision, idea and objectives internally and to clients
  • Push creative boundaries through proactive and ingenious thinking

 

Desired Skills and Experience

  • From a similar integrated creative agency
  • Have at least 5 years experience in a similar role
  • A ‘doer’, motivated by getting things done and making sure they are!
  • An excellent negotiator
  • Solutions oriented
  • A self-starter
  • Great at inspiring others

 

The Works Values

To succeed at The Works, you will align with our values:

Use your voice

  • Speak up and ask questions
  • Be ambitious
  • Empower others

Show you care

  • Roll your sleeves up
  • Support the team
  • Build meaningful relationships

Be ingenious 

  • Challenge the norm
  • Think creatively
  • Use your smarts

When you 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

Daresay - Social Media Account Lead

As the Account Lead in our social and content team, you will be responsible for working with our key clients to develop and implement creative social media campaigns. Your role is to ensure work is delivered on time, on strategy, on budget and with the creative flair our agency group is known for.

This role is about making things happen and building strong relationships with your clients and across the agency. As a senior member of the Daresay team you will also be key ambassador for social media best practice within the wider agency group, a thought leader on trends and an opinion setter on the latest campaigns in market.

This is a great opportunity for an ambitious account director to step up and lead some of our key accounts and be instrumental in the future success of a new and growing agency.

Daresay is a sister agency to The Works content agency designed to cut the crap, the middleman and the buzzwords. A team of smart, flexible and multi-skilled strategists, producers and editors, making content that drives tangible business results. We offer content strategy as well as in-house production across editorial, video and visuals.

Our Values: Elegant, efficient & effective. Always.

Main Duties
• Deliver seamless end-to-end client management across a number of large integrated accounts.
• Effectively run BAU and campaign work, 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.
• Ability to manage clients autonomously (with top line support from a Head of Strategy & Content) and be the primary point of client contact, maintaining positive and proactive relationships.
• Build meaningful relationships with key creative and digital specialists across the agency group to ensure social and content campaigns are fully integrated with ATL and CX work.
• Work closely with social strategists and producers to develop work that is creative, innovative and on brief.
• Be responsible for the financial management of accounts including accurate cost estimates, forecasting, 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 as they relate to social media and digital content.
• Be a thought leader within the agency on all things social and content, keeping the wider team informed of trends and best practice.
• Support with pitching and new business opportunities.

Desired Skills and Experience

• Currently operating as an Account Director, ideally in a Social or Content Agency, or with solid social experience from an integrated agency.
• Proven experience delivering large scale, integrated creative social media campaigns including paid components.
• Experienced and competent dealing with senior clients and internal stakeholders.
• Proven ability to learn and lead a client’s business in a fast-paced environment.
• Strong commercial acumen and attention to detail.
• Comprehensive knowledge of the social media landscape including the latest formats and techniques available to clients, industry trends and challenges.
• Experience managing a team.
• Genuine love for social, content and creativity.

Daresay - Junior Producer

As a Junior Producer at Daresay your role will be varied and no one day will be the same. You will be working across pre & post production and be part of a multi-skilled, dynamic production team.

This is a great opportunity for a junior producer to join a growing agency and work across a variety of interesting clients and projects. We’ve just won some great new clients with lots of exciting creative opportunities for this producer to work on.

We’re looking for someone who is switched-on, happy to roll their sleeves up and get involved, and ambitious to make great work. There is lots of potential to grow this role and get involved in as much as you want to.

Main Duties

• Working both as an agency producer & production producer reporting to the head of production.
• Will produce content shoots with key crew and partners, as well as ultimately work with production companies on larger campaigns in the future.
• Manage all productions from start to finish, being accountable for the profitably and to agreed timeframes on each job.
• Effective personal time management, with the ability to work on multiple projects at one time.
• Collaborate and manage effective relationships across the agencies multi-disciplinary teams.
• Developing relationships with key suppliers including production companies, crews and post production houses.
• Collaborating with internal content creators to develop both production and post solutions for each job.
• Adapting existing TVCs for broadcast including CAD approval & Adstream dispatch
• Assisting, collaborating and producing on any internal work for the agency e.g. case studies, award submission, hype reels and pitch videos.
• Developing negotiation skills with suppliers and talent, ensuring all jobs are profitable.
• Developing a better understanding of the production & post production process including workflow & pipelines.

Desired Skills and Experience

• Ideal candidate will have 1-2 years’ experience in broadcast and content production, ideally from an agency but could also be from a production house.

Daresay - Content Creator

Daresay has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, creative and ambitious Content Creator to join our growing team. In this newly created role, no two days will the same, as you will be working on varying projects from editing online content, motion graphics, versioning TVCs, hype reels and case studies.

The ideal candidate will be a “I wear many hats” kind of person, multi-skilled and passionate about making good work.

Main Responsibilities:

• Working with the internal teams in Daresay and The Works to ideate and develop content
• Creative development of content across various formats/platforms

Desired Skills and Experience

• Solid experience in post-production
• Experience in the production and shoot process
• Advances skills in the full Adobe Suite specializing in Premiere & After Effects, with knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator
• A good understanding of camera and sound recording equipment
• Great attention to detail
• Knowledge of studio and video lighting setup
• Strong admin stills, working in a neat and tidy fashion
• A creative mind, always thinking of new and exciting ways to approach each project
• Strong technical knowledge of both software and hardware
• Ability to multi-task and work on more than one project in one day
• A collaborative approach, working with creatives and problem solving attitude, working with all areas of the agency where needed
• Ideally 2-3 years industry experience but open to more junior candidates with lots of potential

What and who do we look for at Daresay?

To ensure we maintain our winning formula we hire around a few key criteria:

1. Keep it grounded: we admire honesty and straight talking, people who don’t need to use five thousand words when five will do or drop buzzwords to feel accomplished. People who can make the complex seem simple and the simple compelling, are our kind of folk.

2. Curiosity reigns: Our team geeks out on what they know and what they don’t know. Be excited to teach and to learn and prepared to raise your hand when you don’t know.

3. Get amongst it: We’re a roll up your sleeves, gig-economy, job role-schmob-role kind of place. This means you’re just as likely to see our social strategist laying on the grass talking a puppy into the perfect Instagram story pose for Black Hawk as you are a junior producer. If you thrive in >5 hats, and never want to give up your passion for making awesome shit, you’re for us and we’re for you.

If this sounds like you, we can’t wait to hear from you!

Director of First Impressions

We have an exciting opportunity to join team Works as our Director of 1st Impressions.

This is a pivotal role within the agency as you will be the first person our clients and people meet, so this person is key in representing The Works culture.

Main Responsibilities

Reception:
• Ensure that The Works reception and office is immaculately clean and tidy with minimal clutter
• Greet all clients and visitors and provide them with a 5 star service
• Make any necessary coffee orders in our in-house café
• Manage all internal and external couriers & mail for the office
• Ensure the phone is always answered with-in 3 rings and that all messages are delivered to the appropriate person in a timely and efficient manner

Office Management:
• Build strong relationships of trust and reliance with all agency staff and management that everything in the office is being managed well
• Support the Finance Team & Senior Management with any necessary requests.
• Manage the Director of Second Impressions, ensuring their tasks are completed daily
• Co-ordinate and manage all office travel including flights accommodation and other means of transportation ensuring we are getting the best value available
• Monitor meeting room bookings & assist with any set up requirements, including stationary, catering, IT assistance
• Forge strong relationships and firmly manage vendors and suppliers making sure we always get loads of ‘bang for our buck’
• Collaborate with building management as required to ensure that all building issues are dealt with in a timely manner
• Maintain all office supplies making sure they are always fully stocked while looking at efficiencies and costing’s
• Keep kitchens, meeting rooms & in house cafe well stocked, clean and tidy at all times
• Conduct weekly maintenance audits throughout the office ensuring that any improvements are acted upon immediately
• Carryout monthly reviews on office overheads and expenditure looking at efficiency and seeing where we can make cost savings

HR Support:
• Assist the People & Culture Director with people administration and recruitment support
• Organise employee and client gifts
• Support with internal and external office events

Desired Skills and Experience

• Highly organised with strong attention to detail
• Proactive and resourceful
• Can do attitude
• Solutions focused
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively
• Ability to influence and manage up
• Strong written and spoken communication skills and interpersonal skills
• Ideal background would be from a support or front of house role
• You must either have Australian permanent residency or a valid full time working visa