Closing Date:09/08/2022

UNBOXED: Creativity in the UK is an once-in-a-lifetime celebration of creativity taking place across England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales and online from March to October 2022. Shaped across science, technology, engineering, arts and maths, projects include a multimedia journey through 13.8bn years of history, from the Big Bang to the present day; the solar system recreated as a 10km sculpture trail; a spectacular technicolour city centre forest-garden; an exploration of the human mind involving an artwork you ‘see’ with your eyes closed; thousands of people coming together to make public artworks celebrating the UK’s landscapes; Wales transported 30 years into the future; a cutting edge AR and VR technology project immersing people in hidden histories in 15 towns and cities; a decommissioned offshore North Sea platform transformed into a major art installation in Weston-Super-Mare; and a multimedia convoy through England inspired by the Moon.

UNBOXED is looking for an experienced and motivated self-starter to manage the day-to-day running of the Creative Studio, overseeing our design and content output. You will be supporting the content team to help tell the story of UNBOXED’s 10 commissions; showcase creativity and collaboration across science, technology, engineering, arts and maths; promote our learning and participation programme; and drive a global conversation about creativity. You’ll be managing studio time and the creative content team at UNBOXED, making full use of project management and collaboration tools, to ensure optimal use of in-house and external resource, including agencies and freelancers, delivered in time and on budget. You will report directly to the Director of Audiences and Marketing.

Responsibilities

  • You will be responsible for forward planning content to ensure that there is a constant pipeline of engaging content being produced for UNBOXED channels. Through acting as brand guardian you will ensure that the output is consistent across the creative studio team and in line with the vision of the project.
  • You will also be assessing and reviewing content creation briefs emailed in from all departments across UNBOXED, liaising with the UNBOXED marcomms and programming teams, and the 10 commissioned teams to ensure that requirements are known documented and can be delivered. A key responsibility will be establishing deadlines, project goals, expectations and workflows, to ensure a smooth production process to on-time delivery.
  • Quality assurance is key, so you will need a keen eye for detail as final proofing and checking of designs and content produced by the creative studio will be your responsibility.
  • Key relationships will include the Digital Content Producer, the Creative Content Coordinators, the In-House Graphic Designer, the Social Media Manager, the Head of Marketing, Strategic Campaign Managers, and digital team.
  • Skills and Experience Required
    Essential

  • 3-5 years’ creative studio management
  • Well organised, with project management experience.
  • Self-motivated and able to work under pressure in working a fast-paced environment
  • Understanding of all elements of the design, print and digital production process from end-to-end.
  • Experience of working in content creation – either professionally, or independently.
  • Proficient in design and digital development processes, with skill with Creative cloud and Microsoft Office applications.
  • Digital media
  • Film / vlogging
  • Photography
  • Social media
  • Start Date: ASAP
    Duration: Fixed Term Contract until December 31st 2022
    Salary: Circa £55,000 per annum pro rata. Depending on Experience
    Location: 6 Brindley Place, Birmingham, B1 2JB (Full-time, office-based)

    This position is subject to a Basic criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

    UNBOXED is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer and we encourage applications from all backgrounds and communities. We have received the Leaders in Diversity award through the National Centre for Diversity. The principles “FREDIE” (Fairness – Respect – Equality – Diversity – Inclusion and Engagement) support our aim of delivering a truly inclusive and accessible games.

    As part of our commitment as a Disability Confident employer, we offer a guaranteed interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. If you wish for your application to be considered under the Disability Confident scheme, please submit a completed form with your application, which can be found on the UNBOXED jobs site under the current vacancies drop down.