Pals are a creative collaboration communications agency. We deliver integrated marketing and creative work for clients across the UK and Europe. Our core team is small, so all our work is delivered in collaboration with a collective of over 150 creatives across the UK. We solve communications problems with open-minded creative responses, resourcing bespoke teams for each brief, delivering a broad spectrum of creative responses. We work in creative, design, branding, animation, film, AR/VR, digital and all the traditional ATL/BTL deliverables you’d expect.
About the roles
We are looking for senior creative producers, senior account managers and senior project managers to work across a number of UK wide projects. You’ll work with our creative collective to manage and produce creative marketing activity. The roles can be delivered remotely, however the nature of the project means there will be travel requirements. Our head office is in Sheffield, so if you could spend a day a week in Sheffield, that would be a bonus.
Contracts up until December 2022, if it goes well then we’ll consider development into permenant roles. We have a second job ad live for a permenant role based in Sheffield.
What you’ll be doing
Managing large integrated projects from inception to delivery. Working with the Pals core team, the creative network and a series of high-level client stakeholders
Developing creative responses with the core Pals team
Creative project management. Your classic account management but with various creatives, if you have a special set of skills then we can tailor which projects you manage
Resourcing site specific UK wide creatives for delivery
Solving unusual problems. Some of this project will need out of the box thinking, you may need to contact local authorities, potential partners or unusual suppliers.
Budget management and reporting
Gantt chart building and schedule management
Client meetings and stakeholder management
Print, digital, film and creative project management
Reporting to the Pals directors on project status
What we’re looking for
5+ years experience in a similar role
Flexibility for the delivery with tight deadlines and time-critical projects
A lover of creativity and weird and wonderful solutions
Broad experience across creative agency systems, film, animation and digital projects
A problem solver, someone proactive, self-motivated and strategic in delivery of tight timescale and multi format integrated projects
The ultimate organiser and spreadsheet guru
Great communicators, confident, cool-headed, positive and lovely to work with
The swan - graceful on the outside but absolutely pumping the gears behind the scenes
Added bonus if you
Understand and can write marketing strategies
Have your own creative collective and network who you can bring to the table
How to apply
To apply send your CV and a short cover letter with your preferred working location, flexibility and an example of when you’ve made time well spent and delivered a project against all odds to email@example.com - title your email FTC PALS
Some projects will be flexible so if the FTC doesn’t suit but you think you’d be great for the job, please send your CV, rates and availability
We’re a small team, so it’s important you fit with our values if you’ll be representing us and working alongside us.
Business up front, party in the back - We’re about getting shit done, efficiently but having a good time while you’re doing it.
Don’t work with dicks - This counts for us as much as it does for everyone else. Be nice to everyone and only work with nice people - creatives and clients alike.
Open minded creative - Too long have agencies pigeon-holed the creative solution. At Pals we open our network and minds to creating something spectacular which isn’t defined by traditional agency parameters.
Build true honesty, all the time - Honesty and positivity create the weather for an amazing work environment for all. True Pals have the freedom to tell you to push your work further or that your idea isn’t right without any upset feelings. We work to build this relationship between ourselves and our clients, because true honesty is priceless.
Put your all into it - Great Pals are curious, engaged, pragmatic and hard working putting their all into every interaction.