Do you like the idea of working in a creative industry and with creative people? Do you have an opinion, are a fast operator and enjoy meeting a lot of different and highly talented people? Are you ready to take the next step in your career?
We're looking for a self-starter, up-and-comer with a minimum of 2 years commercial experience in a dynamic office or business environment - someone who can wow us with energy and enthusiasm.
Reporting to our Marketing & Talent Manager, this is a hybrid position made up of a combination of talent acquisition and retention, talent administration, office management and marketing. The role requires a confident communicator and a motivated self-starter with an established personal brand, strong organisational skills and an eye for creativity. This role is a key position within The Pond business where you will work closely with a large team of talent agents to drive business and creative talent growth.
Day to day tasks cover four key areas:
Creative Talent Admin
• Researching and management of candidate information, managing CV's and building candidate profiles
• Editing and correcting user submitted work to maintain The Pond’s high visual standards
• Organising agent meetings and schedules
• Researching prospective members of The Pond
• Presenting new prospects to The Pond Talent Agents
• Networking in a variety of sponsorship activities (Semi-Permanent)
• Managing the company's suppliers and weekly supplies. i.e. mail, groceries, stationary, couriers, maintaining the company car etc.
• Managing phone & server system updates
• Liaising with the company's IT supplier
• Basic HR support
Website and Database Editor
• Uploading new talent profiles and their portfolios to website
• Liaising with our digital agency to make key design and usability changes to the website
• Ongoing maintenance of both the client & candidate databases
• Seek out new opportunities to ensure the ongoing growth of the client and creative databases
• Creating EDMs and scheduling through Mailchimp
• Posting job ads within New Zealand and abroad
• General copywriting and editing
Qualifications / Requirements:
• A degree or other tertiary level qualification
• Proficient in MS Office (great in excel)
• Computer literate – Mac Only!
• Full drivers license
• Confident written and verbal communication skills
• Strong organisational skill with acute attention to detail
• Flexible, fast thinker and adaptable in a busy environment
• Experience with Content Management Systems
• Experience with Database Management
• Experience with Adobe Creative Suite
• A working knowledge of Mailchimp and Silverstripe
In return for your amazing talents, we also offer a chic Ponsonby office, great music, regular social events, senior mentoring and essential personal growth in your career.
If this role sounds a lot like you, apply below with your resume and a piece on why you’re right for this role and the company.
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Interesting article, defying the statements of Tv being the lost medium. Working in the same industry, have an understanding of how audience consumes television. A mass reaching media, which is driven by the content, if it attracts the audience, they ...
Did Augusto get hired to shoot something and then go to the client direct, the way they usually do?
That's a much better ad and great to see a NZ agency involved. When compared with National's Election Ad here https://youtu.be/4Mq_Cf_RZvY the striking difference is the music. Labour's is upbeat and buoyant. Unfortunately National's is... well... boring.
It's like they aired an animatic. No prizes for craft.
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