Creative Manager

The Candidate Ltd
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Have you got experience working at a senior level in a creative environment? Are you an excellent communicator who can deliver top class creative strategies across multiple platforms? Join our client’s expanding Outdoor department as their new Creative Manager!

Our client is an established fashion retailer and a house-hold name who are currently looking for a Creative Manager to join their ambitious team. Based in Bury, the company is in an excellent location and available from all major transport links. The Creative Manager will be responsible for line managing the creative art workers and designers as well as delivering creative content and ensuring all campaigns are delivered on schedule and to the highest quality. The ideal candidate for this role will be a self-motivated and experienced senior manager who has experience working in a creative environment.

Roles and responsibilities of the Creative Manager:

  • Line manage the designers and creative art workers
  • From concept to execution, manage the creative team in a fast-paced environment
  • Manage the Outdoor department and preserve relationships with the relevant deparments (Marketing colleagues, Web and Social Media, Buying) to project a clear creative message
  • Implement a creative strategy with the creative team to ensure that standards are met and utilise the resources and assets of the company
  • Ensure the guidelines of the brand are kept and work alongside the multichannel team to make sure that all creative campaigns are accomplished across all networks
  • Review the weekly work schedules and the performance of the creative team and ensure productivity and quality content
  • Deliver creative content to the appropriate deadlines
  • Consult with the photographic team to organise and manage outdoor photo shoots

The ideal candidate:

  • Excellent communication and presentational skills
  • Experienced at managing at a senior level within a creative environment
  • Experienced within retail marketing
  • Malleable to an ever-changing environment
  • A motivated a proactive individual
  • Able to work across multiple management platforms
  • Able to work in a high-pressure and target driving environment and stick to deadlines
  • Knowledgeable of artwork and printing processes, as well as Abode CC suit (photoshop, Indesign and illustrator)
  • An excellent portfolio with evidence of previous success in photography, typography and graphic design