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Senior Creative

Born Social

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Posted 1 week ago

Join Born Social as a Senior Creative and shape the future of top-tier brands with your social-first expertise

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£54000 - £60480

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20 Curtain Rd

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Organisation summary: Born Social is a dynamic global social media agency dedicated to bringing innovative social-first thinking to the brands of tomorrow. For a decade, we've adeptly steered brands like Guinness, Primark, and Ford through the social media landscape. As a B Corp, we're committed to balancing the interests of People, Planet, and Profit, while fostering a thriving culture for our diverse team. With over 150 professionals in the UK & US, Born Social is on a rapid growth trajectory, seeking a talented Senior Creative to guide a financial brand through its social media transformation.

  • Role Summary:
    • Transform client strategies into compelling social-first creative ideas.
    • Conduct pitches and presentations, from new business to project delivery.
    • Oversee the creative process to ensure alignment with strategy and high-quality output.
    • Identify and solve workflow challenges between ideation and execution.
    • Collaborate with leadership to ensure excellence and innovation in creative work.
    • Mentor and develop creative team members, including hiring and onboarding.
    • Contribute to case studies, awards, and thought leadership within your expertise.
    • Explore and implement new creative strategies and tools.
  • Role Requirements:
    • 5-6 years of agency experience, ideally in a Senior Creative or Strategy role.
    • In-depth knowledge of social media's potential for diverse brands.
    • Ability to work independently and proactively tackle briefs.
    • Experience in heavily-regulated industries, preferably financial services.
    • Strong skills in deck writing, formatting, and presenting.
    • Track record of overseeing creative production processes.

Born Social embraces diversity and encourages applications from people of all backgrounds. As an equal opportunities employer, Born Social is committed to inclusion and diversity, extending beyond compliance with the Equality Act to create a vibrant and creative work environment.

Senior Creative

London (Hybrid Working) 

A benchmarked salary between £54,000 to £60,480 based on your level within our progression framework. 

👋 Who we are
Born Social is a global social media agency that brings social-first thinking to the brands of tomorrow.  

For the last 10 years, we’ve helped brands navigate and harness the chaos of social bringing method to the madness.From household names like Guinness, Primark and Ford to the next generation of big brands like Nando's, Peloton and Fever-Tree.

As a proud B Corp we care about People, Planet and Profit in equal measure. Working hard to attract, retain and develop the best social-first talent in our industry and creating a business and culture for them to thrive in. 

We're an ambitious team of over 150 people across the UK & US and not stopping there.  We're growing fast and so we're looking for another Senior Creative to join our team and come work on a financial services brand looking to redefine its approach to social.

As a Senior Creative you'll translate strategy into pitch & award winning creative ideas and briefs for our Creatives to execute.  Reporting into the Creative Director, you'll work closely with the Strategists to understand our client's brief, challenges, and opportunities, and use these to build out creative concepts that achieve measurable results. You also work closely with your Design & Studio team, briefing in and overseeing the production process to help bring your ideas to life.

✏️ What you'll be doing:


    • Translating strategy into effective social-first creative ideas for pitch, project, always on and campaign work that sets the standard of what great looks like for our team and clients
    • Pitching and presenting, at both the new business stage and project delivery
    • Overseeing creative execution of creative strategies and briefs to ensure the excellence of output that follows the creative strategy by evolving and maintaining creative review criteria
    • Working to bridge the gap between our thinking and making by identifying key issues causing challenges in workflow between ideation and execution
    • Collaborating with other leaders to develop solutions the result in high quality work from both creative output
    • Supporting the performance and development of Creatives, ensuring they are thriving both as individuals and as a team as well as helping with the hiring and onboarding of new team members and freelancers
    • Working with the other Creative leaders to report and feedback insights on team performance related to work, process and culture
    • Supporting the writing of case studies and awards entries, proving creativity and effectiveness of our work and producing thought leadership content on your areas of expertise
    • Testing & teaching new approaches and tools within the creative strategy and account teams

👀 Who we're looking for:


  • You've got a minimum of 5-6 years agency experience and have been in a Senior conceptual Creative or Senior Creative Strategy role before
  • You have a deep understanding of social media and how it can be harnessed for a variety of brands and businesses
  • You're a big thinker who's able to think social-first not social-only
  • You're a self-starter, comfortable working independently to proactively find various routes into a brief 
  • You've got experience working with heavily-regulated industries, ideally in financial services
  • You've got strong deck writing, formatting and presentation skills
  • You have a proven track record of overseeing the creative production process
  • You've got strong deck writing, formatting and presentation skills

✌️ Our values:

Our values aim to pinpoint the magic ingredients for us at our best. We look for people who share our values and can add to our culture. 

See Challenge as Opportunity... is about our attitude and to be very clear, this is not a value of optimism, nor is it about loving every challenge.

Say It Simply... is how we communicate. Think of the basic rules of communication - honest, clear, confident.

Do What You Say... is the crux of our reputation and longevity. When you join Born Social, our trust is fully given. It is yours to lose. 

Make Each Other Better... is about our culture of collaboration and commitment to development. We are only as good as the people around us so we all take responsibility for developing each other, as well as ourselves.

Consciously Contribute...is bigger than all the others.  It ensures we grow right. It broadens our focus beyond Born Social and cements our commitment to doing what’s just, not what’s easy or immediately self-serving.

💙 Everyone's welcome:

We celebrate different ideas, perspectives, and backgrounds here at Born Social. As an equal opportunities employer, we believe in the power of an inclusive and representative team. We welcome applications regardless of race, religion or belief, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, political affiliation, family, or parental status. We don’t simply comply with the Equality Act, we go further and take pride in building a stronger and more creative work environment, committed to inclusion, diversity, and representation.

💼 A day in the life at Born Social:

We've partnered with Day of Wrk to show you what daily life is like in some of our most popular job roles.Visit their site to see content from some of our team including Social Media Managers, Motion Designer & Account Managers.

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