Heads up, digital heads


It was inevitable really. Predictable, you might say. Our digital project pipeline is growing, the projects coming into the studio are amazing, and we need a new Digital Director to help us to steer a steady course, to nurture our team and to delight our clients. If you’re a digital leader, keen to help us deliver great digital projects and to grow our digital team, then read on.


Digital Director at Baxter & Bailey

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 range £40,000 to £50,000 per annum, dependent on experience.


About you and the role

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 have an excellent understanding of HTML, CSS, Javascript and W3C web standards. You are confident with a range of different technologies including WordPress CMS and PHP. You have extensive experience using Git and SASS and have an appetite to constantly broaden your knowledge and experience. You are open to using new technologies to deliver the best designs and results for our clients.

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.


Key responsibilities

New business and client development (Guide: 30% of role)

Team leadership and Project management (Guide: 40% of role)

Digital development (Guide: 30% of role)


Further information

The full job specification, including a breakdown of responsibilities and information about our company culture and benefits can be found here.


If you are interested in this opportunity please contact us expressing why you’d like to work with Baxter & Bailey to idliketowork@baxterandbailey.co.uk

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.