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Mac Op (Grass-Roots Agency)

  • Mac Op (Grass-Roots Agency)
  • Christchurch
  • $70k - $80k
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
  • Live
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Role is with:

Taylah Steerman Recruitment Coordinator

Are you a Mac Operator with a keen interest in all things creative and design? Are you someone who wants to empower, engage, and inspire others through your work? Do you want to be able to not only design but also build excellent one-to-one client relationships?

Our client is an agency in the heart of Christchurch. They are across marketing, design, advertising, and even public relations. If you want to work across a breadth of creative mediums, this is the agency for you. 

This busy role will be part of a close-knit team, passionate about producing exceptional work for their loyal clients. The ideal candidate will be comfortable with the day-to-day production of design and advertising collateral, building supplier relationships, and managing projects for clients from conception to conclusion. Someone who is creative and passionate about their craft but is also a people person will be an excellent fit!

This role will be split across a 70% focus on Mac Operating, 20% design, and a 10% focus on one-to-one client service. As such, the right candidate will need to be able to liaise with clients, successfully receive and interpret design changes on projects, and be a whiz on the design tools.  

Technical expertise, efficient outputting, and attention to detail will ensure success in this position - as will the ability to excel in a bustling environment where everyone lends a hand!

If this sounds like you, APPLY TODAY!

The breakdown

We are looking for a Mac Operator with:

  • Min 4+ years’ studio experience
  • Experienced with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)
  • Ability to liaise with key external & internal stakeholders

Proven results and experience in:

  • Creating and delivering various collateral for multiple brands
  • Ensure brand integrity is maintained and evolved when required
  • Interface with clients, take briefs, set up and manage projects
  • Interpret briefs to ensure design solutions are on brief, on time, and on budget
  • Exceptional production skills with an eye for detail
  • Manage internal and external communications between agency and client
  • Stay up to date with industry trends and best practice

Are you someone who is…

  • Collaborative and social
  • Focused Multitasker
  • Creative, curious, and passionate
  • Driven and hungry
  • Technical and efficient
  • Hardworking and focused

The reward

  • Competitive salary of $70,000- $80,000 per annum + KiwiSaver
  • Central Christchurch office space 

Mandatory requirements

  • Due to current border restrictions, we are only able to accept applications from people entitled to work in, and currently residing in New Zealand.

Apply today

We know it’s the holiday season and you’re having a well-deserved break, but if you think this role is a great fit for you, don’t wait and apply now with a brief summary of why you may be interested in this position. Applications will be reviewed in January 2022 and we’ll get back to you then. Happy holidays!

About The Pond

The Pond is committed to becoming New Zealand’s number one specialist recruiter in the Digital & Tech, Creative & Design, and Marketing & Sales sectors. We focus on finding the best candidates in the local and overseas market, that last the distance and help transform our clients’ businesses. Established in 2006, The Pond is driven by a dedicated team of experienced recruiters and support team who get results for clients daily. Our audited placement average is 4.4 years, so the people we place do stick.

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