Careers

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Business Development (Asst. Director / Senior Manager)

Are you someone who enjoys networking and meeting new people? Someone who is motivated by success in a sale, a good proposal or pitch made? Explore the career opportunity in Business Development with us!

Job Role

At Business Development, you will have the opportunity to strategize, execute and ensure that business development achieves or exceeds their business plans and sales targets consistently so as to build a profitable and sustainable business. We are looking for assistant director or senior managerial level to support in following;

Core Responsibilities

  • Strategize, lead and develop a business development plan in consultation with the senior management
  • Research and reach out to potential prospects and partners (both MNC and SMEs) to increase market out-reach strategically
  • Execute and manage the business development plan to consistently achieve the sales targets with the required margin
  • Seek opportunities for business development and convert leads to eventual clients
  • Build and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with prospective organisations
  • Drive strong and effective communications with client and pitch teams during pitch crunch time
  • Manage and oversee the development of business proposals to pitch for new clients
  • Negotiate strong client contracts for antics@play
  • Strategise on the type of clients to bring in, to maximise the volume and profit margins
  • Oversee marketing of antics@play to support Business development goals

About you

  • Degree in Business Management, Marketing or any related fields
  • Min 5 years of business development experience
  • Experience in PR/Brand/Advertising/Creative consulting agencies
  • Strong business acumen with good foresight
  • Empathetic and has strong negotiation and listening skills
  • Resourceful, have strong market knowledge and able to solve complex problems
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Good with numerical analysis and high attention to details
  • Able to manage pressure and deadlines
  • Excellent time management and organisation skills
  • Highly self-motivated in hitting sales targets

Interested applicants, please send below to hi@anticsatplay.com

  • CV, indicating sales history and pitch success
  • Samples of past pitch work
  • Current and expected remuneration
  • Date of availability

Public Relations Manager

Someone who have always been able to influence opinion and behaviour? Someone who enjoys meeting new people and able to establish rapport with people quicky? Explore the career opportunity as a Public Relations Manager with us!

Job Role

We are looking for a PR strategist who will drive advocacy for clients’ brands. As a member of client services division, you will also drive billing for your assigned accounts, as well as support business development manager in pitches, via PR and brand communications jobs.

Reporting to Director, Client Services, your responsibilities may include:

  • Develop PR plans, strategies and campaigns
  • Successful media pitching, seeking high-level placements in print, broadcast and online media
  • Develop social media content, amplification and influencer engagement plans
  • Leverage existing media relationships and cultivate new contacts
  • Pen press releases, byline articles and keynote presentations
  • Brief in design work to Creative team when necessary
  • Organize, guide and support clients during interviews, photo opportunities and PR events
  • Monitor, analyze and communicate PR outcomes and results regularly
  • Maintain a keen understanding of industry trends affecting clients and make appropriate recommendations regarding communication strategy surrounding them
  • Support in antics corporate communications PR – messaging, media engagement, awards pitching etc.
  • Plan and execute appropriate customer relationship strategies to achieve and maintain targeted business volumes and revenue projections
  • Designs P&L plans that maximises cost efficiency, profit and workflow

About you

  • Degree in Public Relations, Marketing, Communications or of related discipline
  • Minimum 4 years’ work experience in PR, and preferably in a PR Agency
  • Advertising / branding experience will be an advantage
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Experienced in managing internal and external stakeholder and partners
  • Proficient in PR media database. i.e. Telum media and social monitoring tools
  • Forward looking, with good problem solving skills
  • Organised and has good business orientation
  • Growth mindset
  • Driven and charismatic
  • Sense of humour and comfortable with public speaking

Interested applicants, please send below to hi@anticsatplay.com
a) CV
b) Current and expected remuneration package
c) Earliest date of availability
d) Work samples esp. briefs and communications plans/ strategies, pitch note, social media campaign work etc.

Account Director

If you love advising and guiding clients, are passionate about creative and communications industry, enjoy working closely with creative to drive project management, and nurturing budding admen and women, explore joining us as an (associate) Account director.

As the Account Director you will have the opportunity to strategise and boost the client’s experience with the Company, to maximise the potential in client retention, in order to build a profitable and sustainable business. This includes the (a) effective and efficient management of the Client services team (brand, pr); (b) oversee and drive initiatives to improve on strategies to better serve the changing needs of customers.

Reporting to Client services director, you will:

  • Connect the creative team’s creative efforts with the need of the clients. – from leading the first meeting of a new account to strategizing and researching on the best methodology for the project
  • Identify business opportunities through various channels, strategize and develop/update a development plan for the directions and innovations for brand/advertising/PR
  • Drive the execution and management of the proposed ideas to achieve client attrition and retention targets
  • Identify billing opportunities for existing clients
  • Develop killer insights to briefs and tear-jerking/heart-wrenching presentations and proposals.
  • Build and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with key clients, past and current
  • Deal with client issues escalated by team members
  • Collaborate with the Operations and Creative department to ensure timely delivery of quality products and services to customers
  • Plan account billing and take full responsibility for company top-line
  • Communicate the company’s values both internally (staff) and externally (partners, vendors and clients)
  • Support the operations team to ensure timely collection of service proceeds
  • Plan and direct the recruitment, training, deployment and management of manpower resources in the departments under supervision
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Superior

About you

  • Degree in Business Management, Marketing, Advertising or any related fields
  • Min 6 years at senior manager or director level in managing client servicing and public relations/agency experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong knowledge of creative and production processes
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strategic thinking with good foresight
  • Charismatic, with a great sense of humour
  • Collaborative spirit, with good decision making skills.
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Service oriented disposition
  • Meticulous and has good time management skills
  • Able to carry out conflict resolution techniques effectively
  • Able to travel for work purposes

Interested applicants, please send below to hi@anticsatplay.com
a) CV
b) Current and expected remuneration package
c) Earliest date of availability
d) Work samples esp. strategic planning briefs and plans

Senior Designer

You are not just a designer and you will not be treated as just a designer. You’re a Creative. You want to create. You want to take an active steer. You want to learn and share what you’ve learned. You want to try things on for size. Or do things just for fun. You want to dream and imagine. And get paid doing it. Sounds like you?
As Senior Designer, you will play an active hands-on role in key projects. Working closely with other players in the creative, ops and account servicing team, you will steer client and agency jobs toward the best creative outcome, and owning it.

Core Responsibilities

  • Conjuring magic from creative briefs
  • Proposing kickass concepts founded on research and inspiration
  • Designing brands and campaigns that get people excited
  • Designing experiences (digital, print, video, experiences) guided by your own firm art direction
  • Presenting your masterpieces confidently and persuasively
  • Preparing FA and production supervision as sometimes needed
  • …and some menial tasks

About you

  • Ability to blend knowledge of 3–4 creative disciplines to produce compelling and cohesive ATL, BTL and digital work under broad direction
  • Expertise in Adobe CC, Microsoft Office and productivity software like Teamgantt or Slack
  • Proficiency in digital a must (website, mobile, UX/UI design)
  • Basic programming skills an advantage
  • Strong storytelling ability non-negotiable
  • Able to present and facilitate brainstorming sessions with some flair and showmanship
  • More than 5 years of graphic design experience
  • A monkey brain brimming with too much ideas, matched by a left brain that can critically organise them into thoughts
  • Ability to have fun but can also hunker down and get shit done
  • Other table stakes, like team player, communication skills, self-starter, time management, etc.

If foreigners, we will apply relevant Work VISAs for successful applicants from Taiwan, South Korea, Macau and Hong Kong.

Interested applicants, please send below to hi@anticsatplay.com
1. CV
2. Current and expected remuneration package
3. Earliest date of availability
4. Work samples / body of works

Brand Consultant / Executive

With agency or strategic planning background, you are eager to put experience to use with projects of greater complexity. Passionate about the creative industry, you yearn for a place where thinking and creative collide. If this describes you, this is a great role for you to grow and learn.
[More experienced candidates will be considered for managerial position]

Reporting to Asst. Director, Client Services, you will:

  • Manage and grow key existing accounts
  • Provide advice to clients and lead internal colleagues on select accounts
  • Research, strategise and develop brand and communications strategies
  • Project manage brand and communications projects and jobs
  • Write exciting proposals and deliver convincing presentations
  • Manage project timelines and cost
  • Organise fun, creative and effective brainstorming sessions
  • Review the billing structure of existing clients and identify growth opportunities.
  • Support Business Development manager in developing pitch proposals for new clients
  • Design P&L that maximises cost efficiency, profit and workflow.
  • Design/Facilitate client ideation workshops

About you

  • Degree in Marketing, Communications, Psychology or of related discipline
  • 3-5 years of relevant working experience in a brand consultancy / advertising agency
  • Proficient project management, strategic thinking and problem solving skills
  • Write, speak and express yourself like a pro
  • Highly motivated with strong desire to learn, acquire knowledge
  • Awesome personality, creative and collaborative
  • Great sense of humour.
  • Meticulous and detail-oriented.

Interested applicants, please send below to hi@anticsatplay.com

  1. CV
  2. Current and expected remuneration package
  3. Earliest date of availability
  4. Work samples esp. strategic planning briefs and plans

Junior Graphic Designer

Do ideas tingle in your head while you are playing and you need a creative outlet – or excuse – to bring them to life? Are you eager to try new games and learn new design rules? Not afraid to get your hands dirty and pull out all the stops to get s*** done? A digital native who don’t freeze at the sight of code? If so, join us at our playground! We’re expanding the turf and would love to have you.

Reporting to a Senior Designer, you will be involved in:

  • Creative brainstorming and design conceptualisation
  • Some brand and campaign identity design
  • Design development for digital, print & environmental
  • Digital imaging

About you

  • Prefers at least 2 years of experience in graphic design (Candidates with no experience may be offered internships with option to convert to Junior Graphic Designer upon completion)
  • Degree or diploma in visual communication, advertising or digital design
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud (esp. Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign and Lightroom), Microsoft Office and the Mac platform
  • Lots of ideas
  • Passion in branding and advertising
  • A love-hate (but mostly love) relationship with digital platforms
  • Sensitivity toward details and deadlines
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • An awesome portfolio showcasing your versatility in style (design typography), favouring brand identity, digital, graphic end environmental design
  • A sense of humour!

Please send your resume and samples of your amazing work to hi@anticsatplay.com

PR Executive Intern (For 2019 placements)

More than making coffee, you will be learning real things and making a difference. Supporting the PR Manager, you will:

  • Assist in desk research to shape briefs
  • Support and participate in 2–3 retainer accounts/projects
  • Be involved in account servicing, brief development, client follow-up, media engagements, as well as organisation of events and creative brainstorming sessions
  • Support new account pitches
  • Support client accounts administratively; this incl. keeping good meeting records, quoting and billing accurately
  • Assist in maintaining media list on Telum Media
  • Conduct daily media monitoring, which incl. scanning through broadsheets and publications and compiling media coverage reports
  • Contribute toward content creation for antics@play’s social media and blogging platforms

About you

You love the excitement of the communications industry…reading up on latest news, meeting new people and weaving intriguing stories! But after all the bustle, you can quiet down, dig deep and pen interesting stories and thoughts. You must have these qualities:

  • Excellent language skills, spoken and written
  • Strong communicator (and listener!)
  • Dramatic presenter, charming and charismatic
  • Meticulous and detail-oriented
  • Great sense of humour

While this is a 3 or 6 month internship position, there is possibility for conversion to a permanent PR Executive position should we find the fit.

Brand Executive Intern (For 2019 placements)

More than taking meeting minutes, you will be learning real things and making a difference. If you have 3–6 months to spare and are passionate about branding, marketing and communications, this role is a great launchpad into a creative communications career.

Supporting the Consultant/Director, you will:

  • Assist in desk research to support development of planning and creative briefs
  • Participate in 2–3 brand projects and ~2 creative accounts
  • Be involved in account servicing, brief development, client follow-up, organising brainstorming sessions/field trips
  • Support the account administratively, like keeping good meeting records, quoting accurately and billing clients on time
  • Contribute toward agency’s content marketing

About you

You love the excitement of the communications industry, meeting new people, learning new things! But after all the bustle, you can quiet down, dig deep and pen strong, confident insights and thoughts. You must have these qualities:

  • Excellent language skills, spoken and written
  • Strong communicator (and listener!)
  • Dramatic presenter and storyteller
  • Meticulous and detail-oriented
  • Great sense of humour
I want in!

Because you complete me.