Job description for the role of Digital Director at:
Baxter & Bailey
The Colour Rooms
12 Richmond Parade
Brighton, BN2 9QD
Hello. We are Baxter & Bailey. A design-led, digitally focused, creative agency based in Brighton. We are motivated by design and communications that make a difference and work for brands that want to make a positive impact in the world.
Our studio is growing with some brilliant new clients, projects and opportunities.
This is the perfect opportunity for an ambitious Digital Director wanting to grow and lead a digital team within an exceptionally-able, successful and progressive creative agency.
Full-time or 4 days per week. Flexible working hours. Combination of working from home and at our Brighton studio. Salary, £40,000 to £50,000 per annum dependent on experience.
You will be joining the Baxter & Bailey Senior Management Team with responsibility to deliver outstanding digital projects for our clients, motivate and inspire our team, and grow the digital side of the agency.
You are capable of winning, planning, leading and working on a broad range of digital projects, especially those relating to brand identity programmes, brand development projects and campaigns.
You can write brilliant proposals, reports, internal communications and correspondence.
You can provide constructive, clear and motivating feedback.
You have solid financial awareness and are able to apply this to digital projects.
You have excellent digital knowledge and design interpretation skills. You are right up to date with the latest developments in the digital world and share this with our clients and team.
You are a good listener; excellent communicator; confident and compelling presenter; skilful negotiator; motivating and compassionate manager; natural collaborator and team player.
You have great relationship building skills and are capable of applying rigorous processes to make positive progress on projects and see new business opportunities.
You remain calm and focused when things get challenging.
Below is a breakdown of key responsibilities for the role. You may feel confident in all of these areas. But it’s okay if you don’t. We still want to hear from you if you feel you’ve got around 70% of these.
New business and client development (Guide: 30% of role)
Team leadership and Project management (Guide: 40% of role)
Digital development (Guide: 30% of role)
We adopt a coaching culture. You can rely on other company Directors and team members to support you. Equally, the team can rely on you for your support and specialist expertise.
We fully embrace collaboration in everything we do to deliver outstanding design and digital work.
We are committed to your learning, development and wellbeing, with a number of professional partners, courses and events available.
We value and respect all differences in all people and aspire to inclusive working experiences and an environment that reflects the clients we work for. All our team have equal access to career development opportunities, their voices are heard and can contribute to our future. Our Equality and Diversity policy can be read here.
We strive to be a sustainable enterprise and communicate our commitment to sustainability to our team, clients, suppliers and wider audiences. We are currently working towards B Corp certification. Our Sustainability policy can be read here.
The studio closes over the Christmas period. Including Christmas Eve.
Your birthday is a holiday. Happy Birthday.
We have an all team studio lunch every other Friday where we work our way through the menus of Brighton’s finest eateries and have a chat.
Our 180 initiative gives each team member two half days per year to do something inspiring that’s completely different to their normal routine.
We have two annual all-team parties. One in the Summer and one in the Winter. Never knowingly not been great and all suggestions on what to do next time are welcome.
Our Monday morning meeting gets the week off to an energetic start. We make some strong coffee, talk about the weekend and the week ahead. It’s a great way to start the week together.
Our Sustainability policy can be read
If you are interested in this opportunity please contact us expressing why you’d like to work with Baxter & Bailey to email@example.com
Please include a covering email which briefly describes (in 500 words or less) why you’d like to build and lead a digital team with us, alongside a current CV saved as a PDF.
Applications close at 6pm on Friday 29th October 2021.