Careers

The following positions are currently open at SOW COMMUNICATIONS:

Reporting to the CEO (Diana Parker), SOW COMMUNICATIONS

Creative Lead – Average Salary (on performance)

The creative lead will be responsible for creating innovative, results-focused campaigns and fresh ideas to acquire new leads and audiences on behalf of our clients. You’ll work with our team of creative’s and digital marketing specialists, as well as external suppliers, to bring these ideas to life. You will develop our potential across brand, digital advertising, social campaigns and content, video production, OOH and experiential.

A Creative Lead at SOW COMMUNICATIONS is a strong example to others in the business of leadership and professionalism. We expect you to be highly presentable, amenable and dependable. You’ll work with leaders across the business to guide your team toward the highest quality creative and business goals of others.

As a people manager, you’ll develop the team’s creative capability through mentorship and inventive concepts, and set SOW COMMUNICATIONS creative apart from those of competitors.

 

Day to day responsibilities

  • Responsible for account duties and sign-offs of other team members, also responsible for team delivery
  • Deliver consistent creative standards and design
  • Develop the creative potential in the wider team
  • Collaborate with the Social and Marketing Teams to activate your ideas through paid, owned and earned channels
  • Champion brand guidelines and use them in the delivery of campaigns where applicable
  • Help evolve the brand guidelines to keep us and our clients relevant to our audience
  • Lead creative meetings, share thinking and nurture ideas of others
  • Generating ideas and selling them into clients and other members of the team
  • Encourage others to share and explore their ideas
  • Responsible for the growth and development of your direct reports

 

What we need from you

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (Bachelor of Art, Digital Communication, Media/Multimedia)
  • 5+ years of experience in designing for e-commerce, responsive design, mobile and/or digital marketing channels
  • 2+ years of directly managing creative team members
  • Design or advertising agency background is preferred
  • You thrive in a work environment that requires strong problem-solving skills and self-direction, coupled with an aptitude for team collaboration and open communication.
  • You love telling stories and see the importance of it to the experience, our brand and how we connect with our members and clients
  • Excellent conceptualization ability; can sketch out digital and physical solutions
  • Strong understanding of creative design, typography and digital/design standards
  • Expert in Adobe CC related products
  • Experience of responsive and creative web design and mobile apps with other mediums and channels to market a plus
  • Knowledge of front-end technologies in order to be able to communicate with the front-end dev/designers a plus
  • An understanding of how to develop a concept through to all relevant marketing channels
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strategic approach aligned to marketing and commercial objectives
  • Respond to feedback in a positive manner and acts on it consistently
  • Expert problem-solving skills
  • Strives to achieve deadlines
  • Gets things consistently right on the first try
  • You take pride in your work
  • Capable of interpreting and challenging client briefs
  • Experience directing and creating animation and film a plus
  • Ability to write conceptual copy a must!

 

Digital Marketing Intern – Average Salary (on performance)

Day to day responsibilities will include:

  • Optimization of campaigns in (Display Network/Google Ads and any other online advertising platform as required)
  • Daily analytics recorded in Excel Sheets
  • Monthly client analytics reports
  • SEO and Website optimization of client digital assets
  • Automation reports (in MailChimp/LinkedIn and any other as required)

 

Administration & Communication Intern – Average Salary (on performance)

  • AD accounts reconciliation
  • ZRA (PAYE/VAT as required)
  • Invoicing/Receipting