Head of Creative Services - Fixed Term Contract

Job details
Posting date: 16 April 2021
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 16 May 2021
Location: EC2V 7RF
Company: Capita plc
Job type: Contract
Job reference: 10029215-42284

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We're supporting our clients as they adapt to a new world in the wake of COVID-19. We're now recruiting for roles which will help our clients to deliver vital services and to resume business wherever possible. About the role

Join our Marketing Team!

We are looking for a Head of Creative Services to oversee the planning, design and production of all creative work across Capita. Reporting to the Brand & Channels Director, you will ensure premium quality output, delivered by a blend of internal, external, agency and freelance talent.

About Capita

Capita continues on the transformation journey started three years ago, building on the strong foundation to become a much simpler, better business for our people, our customers and the citizens our services support. The next stage of this journey is to simplify the divisional operating model into 3 core divisions; Capita Public Service, Capita Experience and Capita Portfolio, from July.

We're making these changes to better serve the needs of our clients and end-customers in growth markets where we know we can win. The reorganisation will help us improve revenue growth and cash generation. It will also help us build a stronger, more sustainable Capita with a bright future where people can develop and grow.

What you will do:

• Collaborate in the writing of briefs and be the first point of contact for the

business' creative requests

• Oversee all areas of creative production and be on hand to QA and feedback

on selected projects

• Advise on campaign deliverables with knowledge of production and industry

experience of efficacy

• Provide one view of the marketing functions out put that standardises and

rationalises the use of the brand, the route to production and the standard of

the deliverables across the business

Your experience will include:

• Extensive experience in leading a creative team, coupled with your own demonstrable experience within Creative industries
• Have a deep understanding of creative process and what it takes to produce great work
• Strong leadership and mentoring skills and the ability to get the best out of a wide range of creative talent
• Strong communication skills, articulate with feedback and can adapt style to ensure productive conversations
• Can balance creativity with pragmatism to deliver business and awards winning work that delights our customers

What's in it for you?

At Capita, training and development aren't optional extras: they're how we do our job. We will motivate you to perform at your peak, recognising your achievements and rewarding them appropriately. As well as a generous basic salary we also give you generous holiday, company pension scheme and access to voluntary benefit options including; child care vouchers, share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional but fun environment.

What we hope you will do next

Help us find out more about you by completing our short application process - click apply now.

We're an equal opportunity employer, which means we'll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic. We recruit and develop our people based on merit and their passion for creating better outcomes, and we're committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

All interviews, assessments and background checks will continue to take place online, to completely remove the need for face-to-face contact. All Capita colleagues who can work from home should do so; and where it is not possible for colleagues to work remotely, we have taken important steps to protect those working from Capita's offices. Social distancing, enhanced hygiene and safety measures are already in place at all Capita locations that are open to protect our colleagues and manage the risk of COVID-19. The welfare of our people is of paramount importance to us, and we're doing everything we can to keep our colleagues and customers safe during this time.

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