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Creative Lead- Fixed Term contract (Maternity Cover)
Manchester

Job reference: 004354

Closing date: 05/11/2021

Salary: Up to £37,000 plus excellent benefits

Department: Brand and Creative

Hours per week: 36.17

Here at N Brown, we champion inclusivity by making our customers look and feel amazing. We don’t believe that age, size, shape or background should stop anyone from feeling confident, stylish and happy with the way they look and feel. With our industry leading expertise in creating fashion that fits, we’ve been proudly breaking down these barriers for over 150 years. We help our customers to express themselves with stylish products, helpful services and flexible finance. Now, we’re moving forward together, embracing innovation and new technology, to continue to delight our customers.

Working here you’ll explore everything the world of digital retail has to offer — asking questions, trying new things and chasing new opportunities. Combine this curiosity with the freedom to make your own decisions, take charge of projects and work flexibly, and you’ve got the perfect place to show your skills and learn new ones. It’s fast and furious here at times, but this just means something new and exciting is always on the way. So, if you collaborate, think on your feet, embrace innovation and love rising to a challenge, your work with us will have a serious impact on the business, your career and our customers’ lives. We are proud to be N Brown. 


A bit about the role:


Here at N Brown, we are looking for a Creative Lead to join our Brand team here in the centre of Manchester. As Creative Lead, you will coach, manage and develop a creative team who are collectively responsible for designing a wide range of world class campaigns and strategic storytelling initiatives, adhering to brand guidelines​​​​​​​.

Working here you’ll explore everything the world of digital retail has to offer — asking questions, trying new things and chasing new opportunities. Combine this curiosity with the freedom to make your own decisions, take charge of projects and work flexibly, and you’ve got the perfect place to show your skills and learn new ones.


As a Creative Lead you will:

  • Engaging stakeholders to understand campaign requirements.
  • Ensuring the team develop and conceptualise powerful creative concepts and approaches.
  • Driving innovation within the team, providing the necessary input and guidance to ensure all work is leading edge.
  • Thinking creatively and strategically to produce new ideas and concepts and developing interactive design in ways that sometimes challenge the status quo.
  • Act as a creative lead on key campaigns – liaising with external agencies and suppliers and ensuring best practice. 
  • Presenting finalised ideas and concepts to stakeholders.
  • React positively to feedback.
  • Able to manage a team of professionals whilst also maintaining a hands-on approach.
  • Team management including performance management and other development activities.


What you’ll need to succeed:

  • Considerable work experience within a senior creative role in a fast-paced commercial environment.
  • A proven strategic and conceptual thinker with an innovative, creative portfolio in either home or fashion.
  • Proven ability to lead and manage a team of creative colleagues.
  • Advanced proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign and self-starter with new software. Adobe XD proficiency desirable.
  • Experience of working with online management tools, ideally Workfront.
  • A flexible, ‘do-er’ who can provide first class service to a variety of stakeholders.
  • A degree in Design or a related subject would be desirable.
  • Agency experience and understanding desirable.


Our Benefits:

  • A competitive salary of up to £37,000 (Depending on experience).
  • Discretionary annual bonus scheme which is based on both individual and company wide performance.
  • Company pension scheme which will match up to 5% and if you put in 6% we will contribute 8%.
  • Life Assurance
  • Hybrid working – you can work from one of our hubs or from home, empowering you to choose the right location for you to deliver your best.
  • Safe and secure Head office space based in bustling Northern Quarter - easily accessible via car or public transport
  • 24 days holiday which increases with length of service, plus bank holidays.
  • Holiday purchase scheme allowing colleagues to purchase up to an additional 10 days per year.
  • Fantastic employee discount scheme across our websites
  • Training & development throughout your career.
  • Discounted share scheme.
  • Train/Tram season ticket loan scheme.


Here at N Brown, we champion inclusivity by making our customers look and feel amazing. We don’t believe that age, size, shape or background should stop anyone from feeling confident, stylish and happy with the way they look and feel. With our industry leading expertise in creating fashion that fits, we’ve been proudly breaking down these barriers for over 150 years. We help our customers to express themselves with stylish products, helpful services and flexible finance. Now, we’re moving forward together, embracing innovation and new technology, to continue to delight our customers.



 

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