The FEED/DEPT® Way

We’re an award-winning, full-service agency that helps hungry brands stand out at speed and sell at scale. Here at FEED/DEPT®, we’re all about creating powerful ideas, campaigns, and products for our clients like eBay, Gumtree, and Virgin to name a few.

We’re entrepreneurs and adventurers. We’re brand builders, change-makers, and game-changers. Our goal is to change perceptions, shape new behaviours, and transform businesses.

The Impact You’ll Have

The purpose of this role is to develop the best, most engaging creative for the eBay DE customer. You will have influence and oversight of all creative output, but the primary focus will be on messaging and copy.

In order to align with new eBay brand positioning, we’re looking for a creative leader who understands the importance of storytelling and the emotional impact of marketing campaigns. You will be expected to help nurture designers and lead copywriters to produce outstanding work that performs, and you will have the full support of Strategy, Technology, Account Management, Design, and Copy to make this happen. 

To the Creative Brief

  • Ensure that our creative work fully meets and exceeds the brief.
  • Edit and provide close feedback on copy and messaging approaches. 
  • Set the conceptual creative direction for each project by means of conceiving and expressing robust creative strategies; partner with the Content Strategist for insights. 
  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge of the client’s brand identity guidelines and practices.
  • Be aware of the status of all work you are creatively responsible for moving through the agency.
  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge of the client’s technologies and practices.
  • Assertively troubleshoot and resolve complex problems.
  • Is an experienced contributor with project leadership responsibility.
  • Excellent presentation skills and the ability to guide the client through the complexities of creative conceptualizing, production, and delivery.
  • Ensure local creative articulation and an understanding of the German customer.
  • Consistently tell the brand narrative in a tangible way by ensuring that creative / copy aligns with the brand strategy

To the creative culture of this agency

  • Drive a culture that supports creative through curiosity, exploration, technological innovation, and individual development.
  • Work effectively with others to deliver high-quality work.
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities – stands as a rallying point for creative excellence.
  • Conduct self and communicate professionally with clients and colleagues.
  • Assume responsibility for an office approach/methodology, and develop its approach in line with industry standards; evangelise the use of approach/methodology to colleagues.
  • Seek to learn about other disciplines and work collaboratively on projects and internal initiatives.
  • Conceive and develop initiatives that develop standards and skill-sets.
  • Manage the DE Copy Team well; hold accountability and push back on work that is substandard, challenging the team to deliver excellence.
  • Partner closely with Design Directors, Designers, and other Creative Directors. 
  • Ensure that team leads and seniors are developed and nurtured.

Benefits

  • 29 days’ holiday exclusive of bank holidays
  • Hybrid working - There is no set number of days required in the office, just encourage, especially for social events and team collaborations
  • Annual DEPT® festival
  • Buddy Program - All new joiners will be paired with a FEED/DEPT Buddy’ to help them through their first weeks’
  • Allowance to facilitate remote working during WFH period
    Feed Social - Early finish every other Friday, Pizza Friday’s, Weekly, monthly and quarterly social
  • Feed Knowledge - Want to learn a new tool or subscribe to a newsletter? We’ll provide an allowance to support your professional development
  • Feed Kudos - Be recognised and rewarded for going the extra mile and helping the business exceed its goals
  • Feed Wellbeing - People are the very heart of who we are, and we are dedicated to supporting you to feel comfortable, healthy and happy at work

 

About DEPT®: DEPT® is a pioneering technology and marketing services company that creates integrated end-to-end digital experiences for brands such as Google, KFC, Philips, Audi, Twitch, Patagonia, eBay and more. Its team of 3,500+ digital specialists across 30+ locations on 5 continents delivers pioneering work on a global scale with a boutique culture. DEPT® is committed to making a positive impact on the planet and since 2021 has been Climate Neutral and B Corporation certified.

Learn more about our diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts here.

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