We’re looking for new creative talent. Check out job openings and get in touch if any of the roles speak to you.

Please apply via jobs@thedigitalfairy.co.uk we are a small team, we try to reply to everyone but sometimes only have the time to get back to successful candidates only

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Don’t be put off it you don’t tick every single box or you are under/over qualified, it is still good to hear from you.

CREATIVE STRATEGIST
Full-Time

The Digital Fairy is a full service creative marketing studio working for brands within the fashion, lifestyle and beauty industries connecting them to youth and digital culture.

Our strategic division ‘Fairy Futures’ ensures the digital solutions we create are underpinned by intelligence, insight, purpose and innovation. We are looking for an ambitious Creative Strategist to be a part of this division, you might be mid-weight looking to step up into an important role for an exciting company with an incredible client base. The strategist we’re looking for won’t just have a voyeuristic view of the world and key cultures, subcultures we engage and represent but will be part of them.

The role is a hybrid encompassing strategy, creative, and copywriting. The right candidate will be able to wear all these hats. You will create and lead client strategy from brief through to research, execution, delivery and the analysis. You will work closely with our Creative Director, Art Director, Project Manager, day to day you will sit with the wider team (digital, content and design) to ensure their creative execution and amplification aligns with your strategy. Our clients concerns and audiences are broad, therefore thinking is unlimited and will include different challenges and opportunities – this keeps things interesting!

The Digital Fairy is also establishing it’s own voice in the industry, you will be a part of this journey working closely with our leadership team to help shape our own-brand activities including events, collaborations, partnerships and writing for our reactive report series ’Digi Digest’.

Your responsibilities:

* REPORTING: Working closely with and reporting to our Creative Director who oversees both the creative and strategy teams
* SUPPORT: You will form a creative partnership with our Art Director to ideate, inspire and guide the wider team in executing work which performs to your strategy
* BRIEFING: Understand/dissect the brief, you will make sure we have the necessary information, you will manage any internal briefing and client workshops you will manage the development of new business proposals and own the client objectives throughout the project
* CLIENT RELATIONS: You will be client facing, pitching and presenting the strategy, and being a point of contact for clients throughout projects. Develop a clear understanding of your clients business, their problem and brief in order to identify the right opportunities. You will work into the Project Manager who will be the main client contact.
* RESEARCH + PLANNING: Manage and lead primary and secondary project research – you will use both quantitative and qualitative methods. From this, you will be able to generate actionable insights to create big ideas. You will produce the big innovative concepts adding rigorous strategy and planning to any project
* PERFORMANCE: Work with the client to establish KPIs and metrics, you will be responsible of tracking and reporting on the efficacy of the strategy and amplification
* PRESENTATION: Deck writing and overseeing the creative ensuring your data, insights and strategy is visualised perfectly
* COPYWRITING: On our higher level projects you will establish tone of voice and create campaign copy. You will also oversee the development of copywriting from the wider team and third party support
* CASE STUDIES: Round up case studies, submitting award entries and creating press releases, you will report/present findings and learnings to carry forward
* SPOKESPERSON: You will act as a spokesperson and brand guardian beyond client interactions, but outside of work – attending networking events, participating on panel talks and commenting on industry trends for PR.
* CULTURAL KNOWLEDGE: You will have ideas to react to cultural moments and moods, reporting on innovative topics which intersect youth and digital culture through our own-brand report series ‘Digi Digest’. You will attend exhibitions etc that will be useful and relaying findings to the team. Regularly sharing any cultural and industry topics, articles or points of note which are relevant to our clients and work
* INDUSTRY KNOWLEDGE: Monitoring market and industry trends, as well as the emergence of new platforms, tools and technologies

Some things we’re looking for (don’t be put off if you don’t tick all of the boxes below!):

* 3-4 years experience in a strategic role within digital marketing, ideally you have agency experience working with multiple clients within fashion/beauty/lifestyle
* A self-starter someone with strong ambition for themselves and the company, you will always want to make an idea better
* Your previous experience will have been hands on within all aspects of the strategic and creative process – particularly research
* You have proven experience or great leadership potential, you can really inspire and motivate a project team to work at the highest standard delivering sparkling results
* Comfortable and excited by working in a fast moving, female-first, agile and ambitious workplace
* You have a nuanced understanding of youth and digital culture and get how brands can connect to trends. You will have a strong knowledge of wider marketing trends
* Communication is your super power, you will be able to articulate a very clear thought process with confidence to gain your client/teams trust. You will be client facing and comfortable presenting to senior stakeholders
* You value the power of community, you will be well connected on and offline
* You’re critical but constructive, with sharp attention to detail you will be able to pick apart things which don’t work to brief, and able to steer a new direction when needed
* Whilst you are digital-first you can work across multiple disciplines, you also understand the importance of IRL connections
* Naturally conscientious and able to challenge your clients to be bolder, braver and more purpose driven
* You’re full of positivity, passion and ambition – no job is too big or too small

Please apply via jobs@thedigitalfairy.co.uk with your portfolio of work, CV and why you think you might be the right fit for this job. Please address the subject of the email ‘Creative Strategist’

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PROJECT MANAGER
Full-Time

The Digital Fairy is a full service creative marketing studio working for brands within the fashion, lifestyle and beauty industries connecting them to youth and digital culture. 

We’re looking to recruit a permanent and Integrated Project Manager to join our growing team. This is a hands on hybrid role of client management, project management, leadership, resource management and an involvement in developing the strategy, creative and execution. You will deliver predominantly digital projects, and live experiences. You will own selected client accounts and projects end-to-end, from brief to scoping, budgeting, resourcing, contracting, delivering and reporting, ensuring a smooth and seamless delivery. You will be client-facing, able to represent them and own their objectives. 

The Digital Fairy is also establishing it’s own voice in the industry, you will be a part of this journey working closely with our leadership team to help shape our own-brand activities including events, collaborations, partnerships and our report series. 

Responsibilities: 

  • REPORTING: Reporting into our Operations Director preparing status reports and documents for all senior management and clients to review at project kick off and will maintain them throughout the project
  • MANAGEMENT: You will lead the project management team, currently managing one Junior Project manager and another in the pipeline for 2020. You will work with the OD on their development plans and carry out weekly 1-2-1s for regular support. In terms of leading the wider team you will delegate project tasks based on individual strengths, skill sets and experience levels. 
  • LEADERSHIP: Your experience will allow you to carry the majority of projects within your team, leaning on junior PMs for support. You will specifically manage projects from £50k upwards. You will develop an understand of the skillsets of those within the agency and utilise those where needed even if it sits outside their traditional ‘role’
  • POC: You will serve as the main point of contact for clients and project stakeholders, you will be present on all calls and meetings related to your projects. You will pull together contact reports, debriefs and align team/client on next steps through the projects phases. If, not support in doing so on smaller ones
  • RESOURCE: Owning the internal resource process beyond your projects and across the wider business, managing weekly meetings, plugging in resource diligently to avoid over-burn, managing-up any red flags and planning third party support 
  • SCOPING: Managing the project scope, owning the objectives, shaping the budget, timelines, identifying the platforms, usage, involving your project team to ensure our proposal is always feasible and within budget, you will also track and manage scope creep 
  • CONTRACTS: You will be responsible for developing and finalising client contracts on your projects & supporting your direct report on developing those for the projects they own
  • BRIEFING: You will manage the internal briefing process, casting the correct teams, setting clear roles and responsibilities, deadlines and initiate team meetings and brainstorms 
  • PROCESS: You will identify the most effective and efficient processes, tracking the timings and milestones daily. You will also work with our operations manager to identify and implement the use of tools and documentation across departments 
  • RISK MANAGEMENT: With strong foresight, strong planning and rigorous quality control processes we will avoid risk, but naturally, when problems occur you will be to mitigate them by keeping calm, solutions-focused whilst managing the expectations of all stakeholders 
  • SERVICE: You will be critical and always identify and implement smart improvements to our service, monitoring client engagement and satisfaction and working with the leadership team on any retention strategies 
  • CONTACTS: Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors building our contact book within a range of creative disciplines. 
  • FINANCE: You oversee all project budgeting, supplier negotiation and timely budget reconciliation, you will report into our OD and FD on a weekly basis to input into the wider business forecast 

Some things we’re looking for (don’t be put off if you don’t tick all of the boxes below!): 

  • You be an experienced project manager and will have come from agency world, experienced in managing multiple clients, stakeholders and projects. You will have delivered digital work for clients within the fashion/beauty/lifestyle space 
  • Comfortable and excited by working in a fast moving, female-first, agile and ambitious workplace 
  • A self-starter someone with strong ambition for themselves and the company, you will always want to make an idea better 
  • Experience managing projects from various creative disciplines – website, digital, social, content and strategy. You will already have a strong experience of all services and understanding of all workflows and contacts
  • You have proven experience or great leadership potential, you can really inspire and motivate a project team to work at the highest standard delivering sparkling results 
  • You’ll be collaborative and open to working in new and non-conventional ways. You’ll be open to the fact that everyone’s skill set at The Digital Fairy is hybrid and you’ll be expected to get involved in non PM aspects of the work for example ideation 
  • You have a nuanced understanding of youth and digital culture and get how brands can connect to trends. You will have a strong knowledge of wider marketing trends 
  • You’re critical but constructive, with sharp attention to detail you will be able to pick apart things which don’t work to brief, and able to steer a new direction when needed 
  • Hot on finances, you will be confident when quoting, budgeting and negotiating. Experience working with budgets over £100k without support
  • You’re the most organised and proactive person you know with a sharp attention to detail and unbeatable problem solving skills
  • Your communication skills will be second to none, you’re able to build excellent relationships with clients, build/nurture a team and get the best results from suppliers
  • You’re personable but firm. You can motivate your team and suppliers and ensure clients are happy by delivering the best standard of work within the specified budget 
  • You’re full of positivity, passion and ambition – no job is too big or too small 

Please apply via jobs@thedigitalfairy.co.uk with your portfolio of work, CV and why you think you might be the right fit for this job.  Please address the subject of the email ‘Project Manager’ 

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PARTNERSHIPS DIRECTOR
Full-Time

The Digital Fairy is a full service creative marketing studio working for brands within the fashion, lifestyle and beauty industries connecting them to youth and digital culture.

We’re looking to recruit a Partnerships Director to manage our new business growth strategy, sales, managing and maintain great client relationships, creative and strategic thought leadership, 360 degree partnership activations, leading the pitch process and be the point of contact for all new business. We’re experiencing a strong and steady level of growth, this position is designed to ensure we’re taking on the right projects, and partnering with clients who match our values and ambitions.

Making connections will be second nature to you. You will also understand the nuances of social media platforms and formats. You won’t just have a voyeuristic view of the world and key cultures, subcultures we engage and represent but you are part of them.

The Digital Fairy is also establishing it’s own voice in the industry, you will be a big part of this journey working closely with our leadership team to help shape our own-brand activities including events, collaborations, partnerships and our report series.

* REPORTING: Reporting into the leadership team which consists of the Founder, Operations Director and our Creative Director. You will provide status reports on a weekly basis, consulting and contribute to the growth of the business through identifying improvements
* CLIENT RELATIONS: This role is client facing, therefore there needs to be a strong confident ability in managing various client personalities and needs. Naturally keen to understand people, as the Digi approach is personable as our success to date has been due to our relationships. You will act as an interface between agency and client and manage stakeholders on both sides. You will be able to get under the skin of the clients wider business strategy and identifying opportunity for us to support in the most relevant ways. You will work with them closely to map out their fiscal spend in the most effective ways. Ensuring client relations are collaborative and feel like a partnership. You will own the client relationship at top-level, ensuring regular check-ins with key retained clients, organising nice activities and lunches
* NEW BUSINESS: Oversee all new business, managing the pipeline of multiple clients and stakeholders. You will create new business proposals, budgets. Attend all new business meetings and manage the relationship from proposal through to conversion. With existing clients and even new business clients you will need to be part of up-selling opportunities internally or externally. Also, part of contract renewals / renegotiations.
* BUSINESS STRATEGY: You will create and build our new business strategy to ensure that we’re taking on the right work which meets our own business objectives
* STRATEGY/CREATIVE: Working in collaboration with the Creative Director to ensure that the work fulfils our clients brief and wider business objectives. You will be a blend of creative and strategic, able to get hands-on in the ideation process
* SCOPING/CONTRACTING: You will work closely with our Project Management teams to ensure that all of our projects are accurately scoped and all clients/suppliers are diligently contracted. You will manage contract renewals as there will be an ambition to increase and extend all successful partnerships
* RESOURCING: You will work with the Creative Director and Project Manager to cast the best teams for the brief, understanding the briefs and deadlines entirely you will feed in your resource requests
* REPRESENTATION: Identify industry events and networking opportunities that will benefit the business to speak at/participate (strategic, new business, insight). Be an ambassador for the business, networking and proactively sharing our work to open up new business opportunities
* SALES/FINANCIAL: You will work with our Operations Director and Financial Director understanding company and divisional targets, ensuring that you have clear sales objectives to meet. You will feed into the forecast on a weekly basis. You are confident talking money, advising on financial opportunities and risks to Founder, Ops Director and FD
* MARKETING/PR: Identify and enter awards that are most relevant for us to enter, work collaboratively with PR on a plan for 2019 with contracted agency
* CONTACTS: Leveraging own contacts and network to bring in new business (and suppliers)
* PROCUREMENT: You will be the point of contact for our clients procurement teams, handling the process and any fulfilling any requests from end to end

Some things we’re looking for (don’t be put off if you don’t tick all of the boxes below!):

* You will be senior in a Sales or Business Director role, perhaps looking for a new opportunity in a super creative, progressive and exciting business. You will have partnered with clients in the fashion, beauty and lifestyle space
* You will have experience working within the agency landscape and have your own ideas about how this needs to be disrupted. You will also be able to manage multiple clients and stakeholders across multiple work streams
* You will have sufficient experience in delivering digital projects across multiple platforms
* A sparkling personality, building relationships and making connections is your strength
* Comfortable and excited by working in a fast moving, female-first, agile and ambitious workplace
* You’ll be collaborative and open to working in new and non-conventional ways. You’ll be open to the fact that everyone’s skill set at The Digital Fairy is hybrid and you’ll be expected to get involved in other aspects of the work for example ideation
* A self-starter someone with passion and a strong ambition for themselves and the company
* You have proven experience or great leadership potential, you can really inspire and motivate a project team to work at the highest standard delivering sparkling results
* You will have a strong knowledge of wider marketing trends. You have a nuanced understanding of youth and digital culture and get how our clients can connect to trends and industry movements
* You’re critical but constructive, with sharp attention to detail you will be able to pick apart things which don’t work to brief, and able to steer a new direction when needed
* Hot on finances, you will be confident when quoting, budgeting and negotiating. Experience working with budgets over £250k without support
* You’re the most proactive person you know with a sharp attention to detail and unbeatable problem solving skills
* Your communication skills will be second to none, you’re able to build excellent relationships with clients, build/nurture a team and get the best results from suppliers
* You’re personable but firm. You can motivate your team and suppliers and ensure clients are happy by delivering the best standard of work within the specified budget

Please apply via jobs@thedigitalfairy.co.uk with your portfolio of work, CV and why you think you might be the right fit for this job. Please address the subject of the email ’Partnerships Director’

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INFLUENCER STRATEGIST
Full-Time

The Digital Fairy is a full service creative marketing studio working for brands within the fashion, lifestyle and beauty industries connecting them to youth and digital culture. All of the work we do is underpinned by intelligence, insight, purpose and innovation. 

We are looking for an Influencer Strategist to sit within our growing digital marketing division. To address market growth and client demand, we have created this brand new position within our team. There is so much opportunity for you to come in and shape the role and drive the service forward. 

This role is a hybrid of strategy and project management. You will create and lead talent strategy from brief through to research, proposals, execution, delivery and the analysis.  Our clients concerns and audiences are broad, therefore thinking is unlimited and all include different challenges and opportunities – this keeps things interesting! We also use the term ‘influencers’ broadly and encompasses all talent, often our casting work requires every day people and communities who enrich and influence grassroots movements. 

Our work is heavily centred around community and casting the right amplification networks for our clients audiences, so making connections will be second nature to you. You will also understand the nuances of social media platforms and formats. You won’t just have a voyeuristic view of the world and key cultures, subcultures we engage and represent but you are part of them. 

Responsibilities: 

  • REPORTING: Working closely with and reporting to our Digital Marketing Manager and Creative Director (who oversees both the creative and strategy teams)
  • SUPPORT: You will have support from our Influencer Marketing Manager and administrative assistants 
  • CLIENT RELATIONS: This role will be client facing, and you will work really closely with your client teams on the project through to delivery. Develop a clear understanding of your clients bigger business needs, their proposition, problems and brief in order to identify the right opportunities to meet both short and long term objectives 
  • BRIEFING: Understand and dissect the brief, you will make sure we have the necessary information, managing any internal briefing and owning the client objectives throughout the project 
  • PERFORMANCE: Work with the client to establish KPIs and metrics, you will be responsible of tracking and reporting on the efficacy of the strategy and amplification 
  • RESEARCH: Oversee the entire research process, you will generate actionable insights to inspire great ideas, but you will also ensure that we’re doing comprehensive and diligent background checks for all recommended talent 
  • STRATEGY: Effectively linking to the data and insights, you will have the big innovative ideas adding rigorous strategy and planning to any project 
  • PITCHING: You will manage the development of any new business and project pitches. Pitching and presenting the strategy, being a point of contact for clients throughout projects. Initiating and managing internal, client and group brainstorming sessions and workshops 
  • CASE STUDIES: Round up case studies, submitting award entries and creating press releases, you will report/present findings and learnings to carry forward 
  • SPOKESPERSON: You will act as a spokesperson and brand guardian beyond client interactions – at networking events and participating on panel talks and contributing to PR commentary 
  • NETWORKING: Attending any events, exhibitions etc that will either be useful and relaying findings to the team, or will offer support to the influencer/talent community 
  • INDUSTRY KNOWLEDGE: Monitoring and reporting on market and industry trends, as well as the emergence of new platforms, tools and technologies. Regularly sharing any cultural and industry topics, articles or points of note which are relevant to our clients and work

Some things we’re looking for (don’t be put off if you don’t tick all of the boxes below!): 

  • Minimum 3-5 years experience in an Influencer marketing or digital strategy role, working with clients in the fashion/beauty/lifestyle space. Working across multiple brands, campaigns and social platforms at once. You will be able to hit the ground running 
  • A self-starter mindset, someone with strong ambition for themselves and the company, you always want to make ideas better and you’re passionate about the fast growth of the influencer industry 
  • You will have an established network of influencer and industry contacts. You will have a focused experience working with the UK influencer market, but you’ll be familiar with secondary international markets particularly the US
  • You will be able to maintain a calm and considered nature when under pressure both internally & externally
  • Hands on experience at all stages of the project process, from research, pitching, curating influencer networks and proving results 
  • Your knowledge of the industry goes deeper than fashion and beauty influencers you understand the power of communities and every day people 
  • You have proven experience or great leadership potential, you can really inspire and motivate a project team to work at the highest standard delivering sparkling results 
  • Comfortable and excited by working in a fast moving, female-first, agile and ambitious workplace
  • You have a nuanced understanding of youth and digital culture and get how brands can connect to trends. You will have a strong knowledge of wider marketing trends 
  • Communication is your super power, you will be able to articulate a very clear thought process with confidence to gain your client/teams trust. You will be client facing and comfortable presenting to senior stakeholders 
  • You’re critical but constructive, with sharp attention to detail you will be able to pick apart things which don’t work to brief, and able to steer a new direction when needed 
  • Whilst you are digital-first you can work across multiple disciplines, you also understand the importance of IRL brand connections 

Please apply via jobs@thedigitalfairy.co.uk with your portfolio of work, CV and why you think you might be the right fit for this job. Please address the subject of the email ‘Influencer Strategist’ 

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