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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 Project Leader (SAD/GAD Level)

The Creative Project Leader is responsible for the direction we take on their piece of business or project, in partnership with the agency Creative Partner.

This job is about understanding the big picture on the business, building strong relationships internally and with clients, and ensuring the project management team deliver projects with excellence.

This is a great opportunity to lead one of the agencies biggest new clients.

Main Duties

• Negotiates sufficient time and budget for the agency to do its best work
• Identifies creative opportunities in partnership with the Creative Partner
• Shows commitment and perseverance to deliver better work
• Is an effective and inspiring manager of creative project managers
• Inspires confidence in the broader agency team that projects are being well led
• Provides day to day project direction – ensures the whole team knows where we are, where we need to go and how we’re going to get there
• Has a thorough understanding of the clients business, consumers, competitors and challenges, and translates that into recommended direction
• Manages projects to ensure flawless delivery of projects on time and on budget
• Ensures client understands the creative development and production process
• Is a trusted business partner and advisor to the client, in partnership with the Creative partner
• Fosters strong professional and personal relationships with creative partners, creative leads and teams
• Has an effective and harmonious relationship with planners, helping translate information into insight
• Understands the commercial side of business – both ours and the clients
• Accurately forecasts and delivers income against that forecast
• Estimates accurately and negotiates effectively with clients
• Provides clients with commercially pragmatic solutions
• Keeps a close eye on projects to ensure overruns are minimised and opportunities to bill are maximised
• Seeks out new and additional projects to generate additional revenue
• Has a clear grasp of client finances, including rate card and retainer information

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Currently operating as a Senior Account Director or Group Account Director, ideally from an integrated or Digital Agency
  • Auto experience would be highly desirable
  • Experience working on fully integrated campaigns
  • Experience establishing and maintaining good relationships with business leaders
  • Strong financial skills and retainer management to ensure delivery of financial targets
  • Able to command attention for your point of view and inspire others to follow
  • A strategic and creative thinker
  • An effective communicator
  • Calm under pressure and able to make astute decisions
  • Skilled in relationship management – charismatic and emotionally intelligent
  • An inspiring and nurturing manager
  • Proactive and resourceful

Digital Designer (Mid-Weight)

We have a rare and exciting opportunity for a talented mid-weight Digital Designer to join our award-winning agency.

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.

We’re looking for someone with a strong passion for design craft who can turn their hand different types of projects and enjoys working in a fully integrated environment.

Main Duties

  • Prepare creative design solutions that achieve brief objectives
  • Present or assist in presentation of all digital 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
  • Take creative ideas from concept to finished media
  • 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
  • Participate in meetings, creative presentations and WIPs

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Ideally 2 years plus years’ design experience in an agency environment with strong digital design experience
  • Proficiency in Flash and Adobe Creative Suite
  • An understanding of front end development and responsive design would be an advantage
  • Hands on knowledge of best design practices (UX/UI)
  • Great communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple jobs at a time
  • Ability to meet deadlines and handle a fast-paced design studio

Creative Project Manager (AM Level)

The Works has an exciting opportunity for an Account Manager or SAM level Creative Project Manager to work on one of our newest and biggest accounts.

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.

Main Duties

  • Effectively support 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
  • Deliver end to end project management and manage multiple projects at a time
  • Ability to manage a project autonomously (with support from a Creative Project Leader) and be the day to day point of client contact, maintaining a positive and proactive relationship
  • Build a strong partnership with your Creative Project Leader to grow your account(s)
  • Build meaningful relationships with key creative and digital specialists across the agency
  • Support in the financial management of your 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

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Solid AM/SAM with experience working in an integrated agency
  • Previous experience working on an automotive account would be highly desirable
  • Experience managing fully integrated campaigns
  • Ambitious, driven and looking for career growth
  • Comfortable with managing, reconciling and reporting on fees
  • Hands on and happy to roll up their sleeves to get the job done
  • Ability to think strategically and be actively involved in developing brand and campaign strategies alongside the planning team
  • Creatively ambitious and a desire to make effective work for our clients and win awards for the agency

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