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Partnership & Production Executive / Manager

Project Manager

Jr./Copywriter-ish

Client Services Manager

Intern (2024/2025 placements)

Partnership & Production Executive / Manager

If you have a good balance of creative flair and business sensitivity, enjoys learning about new technology and driving a hard but fair bargain, do consider joining us as partnership and production executive/manager.

Reporting to the Operations director, you will source and manage our suppliers and business partners. You will also drive creative solutions through leveraging capabilities of partners. You support creative in  production and delivery of specified jobs (esp. advertising, events, digital, technology development and video). In this role, you will:

  • Plug gaps in identified partnership areas and deepen existing strategic partnerships
  • Qualify partners on ESG criteria
  • Work closely with the creative team on production needs, incl.
  • Contacting and contracting production partners and freelancers
  • Negotiating costs, scope and timelines on both sides
  • Driving accurate delivery (incl. advertising submissions, organising press checks, arranging proofs and approvals)
  • Recommend production solutions to internal stakeholders
  • Pre-empt and solve production issues
  • Ensure accurate financial management, incl. sourcing for quotes, filing invoices and timely payment

About you

Having worked in creative environments, you enjoy the process of seeing creative visions come to live. You are excited by the possibilities digital brings, from innovative apps to A.I. experiences. And enjoy creative collaborations with these partners. You also appreciate the artistry and craft of different print techniques and tools.

Detail-oriented, you scrutinise everything twice….okay, three times. If there is anyone who can spot a 1mm difference, it is you. Poor binding and faded hoardings irritate you. You believe in clarity and pre-emptive discussion, leaving no room for misunderstanding. You believe in being fair, and enjoy solving problems with equitable outcomes for agency, clients and partners. Elevating stress and creating win-win motivate you.

Requirements

  • 2 years of relevant agency / creative experience, in production, project management, account management or creative services
  • Technical understanding of print, digital, video, photography processes
  • Knowledge in ESG and A.I. development a plus
  • Excellent spoken and written communications skills
  • Strong eye for details
  • Highly numerate, with strong negotiations skills
  • Awesome personality, creative and collaborative
  • Strong contacts with creative folks ; freelancers etc.
  • Enjoy boutique agency work environment where it may be small but energetic

Interested applicants please email to hi@anticsatplay.com and share your

  1. CV
  2. Past work samples / portfolio
  3. Current and expected remuneration
  4. Notice period / date of availability
  5. Nationality

Project Manager

You are the unique blend of a Type A tasker when it comes to timeline and budget and an imaginative magician when it comes to creative solutions.

A strong critical thinker, you consider all perspectives before making a recommendation. You communicate key tasks and steps clearly, tracking and following up diligently.

You hold the one reality of the project progress and everyone knows they can follow your plan / check in with you on latest progress. Similarly, you hold team members fast to their commitments.

Everyday presents new problems to be solved.  You are great at deconflicting as you believe while we must focus on results, we must also bring out the best in a team.

In this role, you will:

  • Review all briefs and progressive briefs to ensure efficient communications
  • Traffic all jobs across agency; optimising resources. Engage relevant freelancers when necessary
  • Check point for all work going out of agency; ensure complete and accurate. Ensure project tool updated
  • Drive clarifications / reviews and checkpoints for jobs and projects internally. Ensure project team updated
  • Refresh training for staff on key project management tools and systems
  • Control internal published price list
  • Advise on and guard agency work flow for all types of work
  • Project management
    Develop and manage project plans and timeline with Client services, Creative or even 3rd party freelancers or vendors
    ii. Drive kick-offs and post project reviews
  • Provide management with timely updates and progress of projects

About you

  • 2 years of relevant agency experience, in trafficking / project management / account management / creative services
  • Proven hands-on experience
  • Technical understanding of print, digital, video, photography processes
  • Excellent spoken and written communications skills
  • Awesome personality, creative and collaborative
  • Strong contacts with creative folks ; freelancers etc.
  • Enjoy boutique agency work environment where it may be small but energetic

Interested applicants please email to hi@anticsatplay.com and share your

  1. CV
  2. Past work samples (project planning, campaigns you helped managed etc)
  3. Current and expected remuneration
  4. Notice period / date of availability
  5. Nationality

Jr./Copywriter-ish

Do you look at stuff on TikTok, cringe and think you can do better? Do you assume different personas when on Bumble, LinkedIn and XiaoHongShu? Want to unleash your creativity and write more than hashtags on your IG feed? If you’ve answered a resounding “Yes!”, join us! Because we’re hunting down that passionate force of nature who is bursting with ideas and words and needs an outlet to exorcise creative demons and make an impact on businesses in sectors from retail to fintech; while delivering information and entertainment to target audiences. I mean, if you’re going to create content, you might as well get paid for it, right?

As our Jr./Copywriter-ish, you will play an active hands-on role in key projects, shaping not just words but also ideas and art. 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 own it. You will report to our Executive Creative Director while making your fellow Copywriter, the Assoc Creative Director and designers your best friends.

Core responsibilities

  • Work closely with colleagues in the creative and planning teams to produce innovative content-driven campaigns (e.g., TikTok, Reddit, game UI, blog articles) and make those ideas come to life
  • Support and harmonise with larger omnichannel campaigns run by colleagues with content writing
  • Write persuasively to move the audience, whether videos and stories for social media, hashtags for Spotify, SEM ads or SEO-optimised blog articles; and the occasional advertising headlines
  • Produce and publish some of this content yourself
  • Wield your inner Sherlock and research intuitively and resourcefully to enrich creative insights
  • Keep yourself updated on content trends and advertising guidelines
  • Be an indispensable part of the team

 

Qualifications, skills and experiences required

  • Knowledge of at least 2 creative disciplines to produce copy-driven content under minimal supervision
  • Proficiency in Mac, Microsoft Office and project management software like Teamgantt and Teams
  • 2 years professional writing experience, preferably in a content publishing house or agency
  • An arresting portfolio showcasing versatility in style
  • Ability to design and produce posts using basic Adobe design software (e.g., Adobe Express) and video editing software will be considered more favourably
  • Proficiency in Mandarin (written) will be an advantage too
  • Degree holder in Communications, Marketing, English, Journalism or Design
  • Proven project management skills
  • A monkey brain brimming with too many ideas, matched by a left brain that can critically organise them into thoughts
  • Ability to have fun but can also hunker down and get stuff done
  • Other table stakes, like team player, communication skills, self-starter, time management, etc.

Your application will get our attention also if you can

  • Show us your passion in branding and advertising
  • Convince us you can work in a team
  • Show us you are an unstoppable ideas machine
  • Make us laugh

Abusers of ChatGPT, Bard and the likes need not apply.

If interested, please click on Apply or email to shawn@anticsatplay.com with

  1. CV
  2. Current and expected remuneration package
  3. Earliest date of availability
  4. Work samples / body of works

Client Services Manager

With advertising / brand / social media agency or strategic planning background, you are eager to put experience to use with projects of greater complexity. Passionate about the communications 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.

Reporting to Director, Client Services, you will:

  • Understand, empathise and grow existing accounts closely with clients
  • Proactively provide prompt communications advice to clients
  • Plan and conduct research for audience and other key insights
  • Develop strategies and ideas for integrated campaigns (brand, advertising, PR, content, social, digital)
  • Take strong briefs from clients through deep understanding
  • Write inspiring briefs and inspire creative marketing solutions
  • Project manage on work quality, timeline and cost
  • Pitch ideas and strategies to media partners, publishers, influencers, building strong partnerships
  • Write exciting proposals and deliver convincing presentations
  • Develop winning pitches through great insights, time management and ability to rally team resource
  • Keep abreast and teach others on latest trends and thoughts, best practices
  • Perform other duties (marketing) as tasked

About you

You prefer to share thoughts via storytelling, through emotive imagery and choice words. A curious person by nature, you dig deep to uncover truths and stories. You are accustomed to the fast speed of an agency environment and feel comfortable grasping ever evolving industry trends, especially in technology, social strategies. While focused on results, you ensure everyone works well when on your project.

  • Degree in Marketing, Communications, Psychology or of related discipline
  • 3-4 years of relevant working experience in advertising / brand / social media / integrated agency
  • Proficient project management, strategic thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Write, speak and express yourself like a pro
  • Excellent proficiency in English (Speaking/Writing). Bilingual is a plus.
  • Highly motivated with strong desire to learn, and grow
  • Enjoy boutique agency work environment where it may be small but energetic
  • Awesome personality, creative and definitely a team-player

Please write in to us at hi@anticsatplay.com, sharing

  1. CV, with relevant work visa information if required
  2. Sample works (especially of writing, and strategy development)
  3. Earliest date of availability
  4. Current and expected remuneration package

Intern (2024/2025 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, advertising and public relations, this role is a great launchpad into a communications/PR career. Supporting the Client Services team, 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
  • Develop content for our social media and blogging platforms
  • Internship periods: May-Jul 2024, Jul-Dec 2024, Jan- Jul 2025, Jul-Dec 2025

About you

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

  • Excellent in language skills, spoken and written
  • A strong communicator (and listener!)
  • A dramatic presenter, charming and charismatic
  • Meticulous and detail-oriented
  • Someone with a great sense of humour

If this fits the bill, reach out to us at hi@anticsatplay.com with your:

  • CV
  • Desired internship period
  • Writing samples (you may be asked to perform a writing test too!)

I want in!

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