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  • Posted: Jun 1, 2020
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    SAATCHI & SAATCHI BRANDSROCK is an untraditional agency built on the rallying cry of "Nothing is Impossible”. We are a collaboration, combining a global advertising hotshop with a start-up in experiential marketing specialist, and a leading digital search and conversion agency. Our team is guided by a belief in emotive work and sharp thinking. We...
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    Senior Copywriter

    Job Description

    • Develop and execute outstanding work across ATL/BTL
    • Understand the client’s strategy and business context, and always aim to do work that performs.
    • Working closely with an Art Director to generate creative ideas and concepts to fulfil the client’s brief.
    • Producing the “words” of sketches, storyboards, roughs or ‘scamps’ to communicate ideas to the client. 
    • Work closely and in co-operation with strategic planning and client service department under the direction of the Creative Director.
    • Presentation of concepts and ideas internally (CD and Account Management) and to client when requested.
    • Build a strongly collaborative relationship with broader team, partners and clients.
    • Timeous execution of work as scheduled by the traffic manager ensuring that deadlines are met.
    • Accountable for checking all the content, ensuring that it retains the highest standard
    • Working on several campaigns at once, sometimes under pressure and often to tight deadlines 
    • Casting actors for TV and radio work, and listening to voice tapes
    • Liaising with photographers, typographers, designers etc.
    • Visiting and assessing locations for potential shoots.
    • Working on location.
    • Having an opinion on the effectiveness of competitor advertising campaigns.
    • Contribute to proactivity and innovative thinking on brands
    • Assistance with pitches, awards and new business presentations as required.
    • Push their craft to make the work shine.

     

    Job Requirements

    • Talented, motivated Writer
    • 7 years+ agency experience
    • Integrated thinker
    • Examples of exciting work to illustrate good integrated ideation is essential
    • Ability to articulate creative concepts clearly and succinctly and good presentation skills are essential.
    • Must have an understanding and keep up to date with the latest creative trends.
    • Writing clear, persuasive, original, highly creative and imaginative copy.
    • Have an eye for detail

     

    Characteristics

    • Career-Driven
    • Courageous
    • Passionate
    • Connected
    • A team player
    • Trusted
    • Idea obsessed

     

     Please only apply if you have the experience

    Salary is market related

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    Mid Art Director

    Mid Art Director

    We are looking for a talented, motivated Art Director to join our dynamic team, pushing to do the best work for our great clients in SA, Africa and beyond. They must be a thinker and crafter, with strong design skills, TTL experience and a portfolio of exciting work to share.

     

    Job Description

    • Develop and execute outstanding work across ATL/BTL.
    • Contribute to proactivity and innovative thinking on brands.
    • Push your craft to make the work shine.
    • Understand the strategy and business context, and always aim to do work that performs.
    • Build a strongly collaborative relationship with broader team, partners and clients.

     

    Job Requirements

    • Talented, motivated Art Director
    • Integrated thinker
    • 5 years+ agency experience
    • Financial Services experience a plus
    • Relevant software mastery
    • Examples of exciting work

     

    Please apply with an updated CV & Portfolio.

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    Account Manager

    Account Manager                      

    The Account Manager plays an essential role in supporting the team servicing the Client by ensuring timeous and accurate execution of campaign briefs. We expect this person to demonstrate the skills to be credible at this level, with the ability to problem solve and escalate as needed to the BUD and be able to stay in control of the roll out of Client campaigns with in the Publicis Communications agencies.  

     

    Scope of this Position 

    To implement and manage as tasked the successful creation, development and roll out of Client marketing communication in a TTL capacity. 

     

    Key Performance Areas

    • Support the Client and Agency teams by ensuring all allocated tasks are implemented and monitored against the agreed timelines and milestones of campaign development and execution.
    • Escalate issues to snr Account Management as needed to prevent campaign milestones being missed or budget being negatively impacted.  
    • Actively pursue opportunities to learn and growth within the portfolio.
    • Living shared values and core behaviours of  Publicis Communications.
    • Maintain excellent intercompany and interdepartmental communication and knowledge transfer

     

    Growth & Profitability

    • Assist the team in identifying and maintaining opportunities for optimisation and harmonisation/integration of the various departments and Publicis Communications agencies.
    • Maintain efficiencies, economies of scale & resource optimisation, ensuring jobs are delivered according to the allocated budget.    

     

    Talent  

    • Act as a role model for jnr Account Management members.
    • Support knowledge transfer, knowledge sharing and up skilling through relevant & appropriate learning/teaching channels.
    • Strive to learn and grow, pro-actively seeking opportunities to become involved in projects outside of allocated tasks.

     

    Operational Excellence

    • Implement, monitor and  manage the workflow process as tasked, escalating to BUD/ Snr
    • Account Management where necessary.
    • Monitor standards
    • Assist to optimise internal resource allocation and utilisation
    • Solid writing, speaking & presenting skills in English.

     

    Knowledge needed to do Work Competently

    Theortical Experience

    • Tertiary qualification: Relevant industry qualification

     

    Previous Work Experience

    • At least 2 years of relevant experience in the advertising industry.
    • At least 1 year of experience in an Account Manager  capacity.
    • Solid writing, speaking & presenting skills in English.

     

    Nice-to-Have (Desirable not Essential)

    • Industry experience
    • Previous working experience on TTL campaign delivery.

     

    Behavioural Competencies

    • Problem solving & descision making skills
    • Strong analytical & reasoning skills
    • Client relationship building

     

    Human Relations Knowledge

    • Business Unit Director and Snr Account Management team
    • Clients
    • Partner Agencies

     

    Organisational Context of Position

    Reporting into the Business Unit Director, Publicis Agency

     

    Problem Solving

    Critical Success Factors

    • Implementation of operational process
    • Motivating and inspiring  team members
    • Operational accountability as it relates to allocated tasks
    • Client growth and satisfaction

     

    Innovations in Role

    At Strategic and Operational Level:

    • Implement and operationalise conceptual thinking overseen by BUD
    • Tenacity and discipline
    • Strong collaborator

    Method of Application

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