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Traffic & Production Manager

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 solutions motivate you. You keep an eye out for market rates and are a numbers savant. If you enjoy seeing designs and ideas come to life, and the possibilities digital bring; from innovative apps to dynamic ad formats, this might be your playground.

Reporting to Head of Operations, you will be responsible for the scheduling, production and delivery of specified jobs (esp. advertising, events, digital and video) and managing our suppliers.
In this role, you will:

  • 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 briefing, 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
  • Gatekeep briefs, versions and deliverable
  • Assign creative resources and job timeline to ensure margin management

About you

  • 3 years of relevant experience
  • A passion for branding, marketing and communications
  • Strong technical knowledge in at least 3 of the following project management scope– Advertising, Digital Marketing, BTL, CRM or Branding
  • Experience in video, events and premiums a plus
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Solid people skills
  • Maturity, sense of responsibility and ownership
  • Sensitivity toward details and deadlines
  • Creative and strategic thinking skills
  • Highly organised and independent
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • A positive, can-do attitude

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

  • CV
  • Current and expected remuneration
  • Notice period

Copywriter

Do spelling mistakes on restaurant menus make you cringe? Ever wondered why a local brand uses American English? Want to unleash your creativity and write more than hashtags on your Instagram feed? If you’ve answered a resounding “Yes!” to all those questions, join us at our playground! 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.

As Copywriter, 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. Reporting to our Sr Creative Director, you will be expected to

  • Work closely with designers and planners to produce innovative campaigns and make ideas come to life
  • Write persuasively to move the audience, whether advertising headlines, brand stories, creative preambles, video scripts, brochures, SEM ads or SEO-optimised blog articles
  • Ensure consistency in style, format and voice throughout ATL, BTL and online communications for brands and campaigns
  • Wield your inner Sherlock and research intuitively and resourcefully to enrich creative insights
  • Keep yourself updated on content trends and advertising guidelines

About you

  • Knowledge of 3–4 creative disciplines to produce ATL, BTL and digital work under minimal supervision
  • Proficiency in Mac, Microsoft Office and project management software like Teamgantt or Slack
  • 3 years professional writing experience, preferably in an agency or content publishing house
  • An arresting portfolio of ATL, BTL and online writing, showcasing versatility in style
  • Degree holder in Communications, Marketing, English or Journalism
  • Proven project management skills
  • 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.

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

If you think you complete us, reach out to us at hi@anticsatplay.com with your

  • CV
  • Current and expected remuneration package
  • Earliest date of availability
  • Work samples / body of works

Brand Consultant / Account Manager

With agency or strategic planning background, you are eager to put experience to use for projects of greater complexity. Passionate about the creative industry, you yearn for a place where thinking and creativity collide. If this describes you, this is a great role for you to grow and learn.

Reporting to an Account Director, you will:

  • Manage and grow key accounts
  • Provide advice to clients and lead internal teams 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 costs
  • Organise fun, creative and effective brainstorming sessions
  • Review the billing structure of our clients and identify growth opportunities
  • Support the Business Development Manager with pitch proposals for new clients
  • Design P&L that maximises cost efficiency, profit and workflow
  • Design/Facilitate client ideation workshops

About you

You’ll come to us with:

  • A degree in Marketing, Communications, Psychology or related discipline
  • 3–4 years of relevant experience in a brand consultancy/advertising agency
  • Proficiency in project management, strategic thinking and problem solving
  • The ability to write, speak and express yourself like a pro
  • High motivation with a strong desire to learn and acquire knowledge
  • An awesome personality, bubbling with creativity and a collaborative spirit
  • A great sense of humour
  • A knack for being meticulous and detail-oriented

If you are who we’re looking for, reach out to us at hi@anticsatplay.com with your:

  • CV
  • Current and expected remuneration package
  • Earliest date of availability
  • Work samples, esp. strategic planning briefs and plans

Intern (2020 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 – Jan – Jun 2020 / Jan – Apr 2020

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!

Because you complete me.