Introduction to Ogilvy
At Ogilvy we make brands matter.
There is a prevailing wisdom or narrative that perhaps brands no longer matter as much in the era of micro-targeting, technology and perfect data.
But we believe that brands have never mattered more as navigation aids and beacons of trust for consumers.
We are 1200 creative problem solvers working together to get to less ordinary answers to clients’ challenges.
If that sounds like somewhere you want to be, read on
The Role :
We’re looking for a super-hungry and talented Midweight Creative Team who have had a taste of producing award-winning campaigns yet want even more! This role will be primarily allocated to the Unilever team, with the majority of time spent working on a variety of things across Dove (Masterbrand and categories), Hellmanns & Comfort.
First and foremost, we are looking for conceptual thinkers. Great ideas are key. We’re looking for a team who bring exceptional creative thought alongside brilliant copy and art direction within the craft.
Creatives who can prove their ability to deliver a broad range of integrated campaigns or ideas, to the highest possible level.
This positions are for an ambitious and driven and self-motivated creative team, who see this as a significant creative opportunity to develop award-winning, global work.
To succeed in this role, you need to :
Think conceptually and solve business problems presented by the client
Understand the importance of the big idea and how well the work reflects it within the framework of the clients’ brand
Understand the marketing objectives and demonstrate an ability to deliver the message through design
Create and conceptualize multiple concepts for new assignments
Assist in the preparation of presentation decks
Ability to execute ideas flawlessly - paying particular attention to craft
Contribute to the communication, demonstration and evolution of the Ogilvy creative product, to clients at the highest possible standard
Interact with the client and account management to gain a total understanding of the client’s business strategy and the market in which it is competing
Be at ease presenting to key clients and engaging them with their creative thinking.
Be an independent team who can take a brief and (working into the Creative Director) - conceptualise the idea and show it executes across all forms of media
Have a personal portfolio of exceptional third parties : photographers, directors, illustrators, production houses etc
Awareness of emerging trends in relevant technologies
Be always looking at proactive opportunities and relentlessly pursuing them
You will bring :
Be able to execute concepts to a visual standard for client presentations
Proven ability to develop client relationships in order to push the client in accepting the correct creative answer to their business problem, not the safe answer.
Strong sense of how marketing communication should be implemented
First hand knowledge and understandinig communication and media beyond the usual channels of film and print
Understanding of brand, product, digital media, and how people interact with each of them
Proven ability to manage and organize multiple tasks and meet deadlines
Habitually on top of inspiring, cutting-edge trends and developments
Successful experience working with and selling to clients
Ability to direct photographers, directors and other 3rd party creative collaborators
Strong time management and creative resource management capabilities
Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with other departments
An energy and ambition to the creative department
A sense of fun!