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Creative Lead (Social-First Agency)

  • Creative Lead (Social-First Agency)
  • Auckland
  • $120k
Following application, a talent agent will review your CV, cover note & portfolio against the role and will be in touch within 72 hours (it's the polite thing to do isn't it?).
  • Full Time
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Leighton Howl Recruitment Director

Is your career immersed in Social Media? Do you look at branded posts and content with an “I can do this better” lens? We’re looking for a creative enthusiast who loves big ideas, edgy brands, and excels at breathing life into all social centred campaigns.

Our client, a social-first agency based in Melbourne, is looking for a Creative Lead for the recently established Auckland office. Someone who stands out from the crowd and is ready to create, roll out and manage engaging content for all key ANZ clients across the various social channels – specifically TikTok, X, Snapchat, Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram. 

Who are you?

You’re a Creative Lead who is all over capturing and creating content within social platforms. You’re quick to test out new platforms and features, developing creative and engaging content. If you have senior-level experience ideating creative and can deliver on client’s commercial and communication goals, this is the role for you. 

Make no mistake this is a pivotal role that requires a highly creative and driven person. For example, you will be responsible for conceptualising, planning, capturing, and editing bespoke TikTok content campaigns from brief through to final delivery. You will have extensive knowledge of all forms of creative (photography, video, design, illustration, copy, etc.) and be a channel expert on TikTok, identifying trends and changes to user preferences on TikTok as they happen.

Been looking for this type of role for a while? Want to join a fun and energetic Social-first agency, full of passionate and talented social media strategists, creators, marketers, and producers? 


The breakdown

We are looking for someone with:

  • Min 5 years agency experience in advertising, media, social or production.
  • An established career where a good proportion of it has been immersed in social media, content creation, brand, campaigns and digital marketing.

Key responsibilities are: 

  • Lead the planning, creation, and implementation of branded TikTok video content, both paid and organic.
  • Brainstorm innovative content ideas that capture attention and increase engagement
  • Ideating on-brand TikTok video content; developing scripts and concepts
  • Confidence to lead video shoots and capture video content with short production timelines.
  • Capturing and editing content both in-app and on Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Develop performance reports to shape future optimisation of content.
  • Lead the planning, creation, and implementation of Social Media programs, both paid and organic
  • Experience creating engaging video content that stops thumbs from scrolling.

Are you someone who is…

  • Highly creative, can lead and motivate
  • Brand smart with a focus on excellence
  • Excels under pressure
  • Strong communicator, enjoys creative debate
  • Team player & keen collaborator

The reward

  • Salary of $120k (Depending on experience)
  • Flexible working arrangements, Hybrid working: 3 days in office, 2 days WFH
  • Opportunity to grow your career through professional training and upskilling
  • Opportunity to travel to Melbourne office for training

Apply today

If this role sounds like you then apply online or e-mail [email protected] with a brief summary of why you may be interested in this position.

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