Job Title: Head of Creative Delivery
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Employer: Save the Children
Job Location: London
Closing Date: 31/08/2016
Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic individual to join us as Head of Creative Delivery, a pivotal role that provides leadership to Save the Children’s team of creatives and post-production staff.


Working in more than 120 countries, we do whatever it takes to create breakthroughs in the way the world treats children. Our Marketing, Fundraising and Communications department exists to inspire millions of people – from individuals to large corporate organisations – to support our quest for change. Together, we save children’s lives, fight for their rights and help them fulfil their potential.

As Head of Creative Delivery you will lead and support a team of design, editorial, film and photographic creatives, and post-production staff to deliver ground-breaking, distinctive content to internal clients and external media. You will help steer the team’s creative output to ensure we consistently produce innovative, high quality content. In addition you will:

  • Build support with internal stakeholder teams to ensure any content created receives maximum use and exposure across multiple stakeholders
  • Identify opportunities, within the overall organisational strategic objectives, for the creation of compelling content
  • Empower and inspire the creative team to develop elegant and innovative responses to creative challenges and support them to deliver these products
  • Encourage and make space for the use of new modes of visual and written communication to achieve the best results when creating content.

To be successful you will have substantial experience and demonstrable success in managing, supporting and leading a creative team in an NGO or creative agency environment. You should also have knowledge of international issues with a sound understanding of how audience profiles influence communications products. In addition you will have:

  • Demonstrable expertise in strategic thinking, project management and planning skills, including ability to think creatively and innovate
  • Experience of seeking and exploiting creative story telling opportunities in the digital space
  • Significant experience of working to client briefs and delivering against those briefs
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Sound knowledge of digital platforms and how visual creative are effectively used for marketing, campaigning and media to access to large audiences.

At Save the Children we are committed to the safeguarding and protection of children in our work. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those who are suitable to work with children are recruited to work for us. This post is subject to a range of vetting checks including a criminal records disclosure.

Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. If you share our mission, are passionate about making it happen and strongly believe you can contribute then join us and we'll give you every opportunity to succeed. We look forward to hearing from you.

Closing date: 31st August 2016

Please note that applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. And interviews may commence prior to the advert closing date. 

Interview expenses: Candidates should note that unfortunately it is not our policy to reimburse expenses accrued when attending interviews at Save the Children UK unless you are requested to attend an interview in an alternative location to where the role is based. 

 Pre-employment Checks: Any Employment with Save the Children UK will be subject to the following checks prior to your start date: 

  • a satisfactory police record check to include a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and/or an International Criminal Record Check (If applicable)
  • receipt of satisfactory references
  • proof of eligibility to work in the national location for this role

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