• Junior Designer - Based in London, UK

    Junior magazine designer for top French brand.

    John Brown is looking for a talented & enthusiastic French speaking designer to work across its portfolio of titles for a top French brand in print & digital.

    The role will involve all aspects of design work, from conception to completion, providing the best quality work to meet our client’s brief and ensuring we always deliver to the highest standards. Experience of working with big brands would be a plus, as would proficiency in Spanish or German. Excellent command of French is essential.

    You will work collaboratively with the editorial team in London, and will occasionally travel to Paris.

    You may also be asked to work on various magazines and provide design support across the company as needed, reporting to the Deputy Creative Director.

    The role is initially a six-month contract starting in May 2017.

    Main Duties 

    • Design a broad range of creative for one of our biggest clients – brand development, print communication and digital. 
    • Create digital design and assets for websites, APP's and social media platforms. 
    • Collaboration with our picture department and creative team to source library images, and to help commission original photographic and illustrated material when needed.
    • Maintain the high visual standard John Brown sets and assist others in maintaining this standard. 
    • Creation of presentation and mock-ups to present ideas/executions for approval. 
    • Bring fresh ideas and approaches by combining cultural awareness with an enquiring mind. A great eye and in-depth understanding for UI and UX. 
    • Any other duties as reasonably requested, on this and other accounts. 

    Key Skills 

    Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) essential. 

    Traditional layout, typography and print knowledge a must. 

    Additional digital skills would be advantageous. 

    Knowledge of HTML5 & CSS3 also an asset but not essential. 

    Excellent communication skills, initiative & ability to thrive under pressure.

    The Person

    The ideal candidate must be passionate about design with great creative and design skills, enjoy working in a small proficient team, and will require a proactive approach and can-do mindset.

    If you are interested in this position and believe you have the relevant skills and experience please send your CV and a covering letter to Natalina Lino at careers@johnbrownmedia.com by Friday  31st March 2017.

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  • Designer - Based in Boston, USA

    John Brown Media, one of the leading content marketing agencies with US headquarters in Boston, is looking for an agile designer. This person will report to our Art Director and work closely with the editor-in-chief in order to support design needs across multiple platforms.  Many of our digital publications cover food, real-life success stories, health and lifestyle features. This role demands a high level of creativity combined with strong food and editorial experience. The candidate will be heavily involved in overseeing a publishing program, from the idea-generation stage and client liaison right through to delivering the finished product.

    Key Accountabilities

    • Create and execute templates and layouts of the magazine across all platforms – in print, digital and social including flowing text and place images.
    • Creatively tell stories through a mix of photo, illustration, charts, graphics and more.
    • Assist with the production of photoshoots, graphics and illustrations.
    • Collaborate closely with the editor on layouts, story ideas, and treatments.
    • Support the Art Director by managing assets and ensuring all files are built to spec, and by incorporating any changes necessary to meet requirements.
    • Help create marketing communication materials for print and social mediums.
    • Oversee a publishing program from the idea-generation stage and client liaison right through to delivering the finished product.

    Qualifications

    • Experience of working as a designer
    • Ability to multitask on multiple projects in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
    • Experience in Adobe Creative Suite; InDesign, Bridge, Photoshop and Illustrator are a must.
    • Have a strong working knowledge of HTML, web applications and mobile apps.
    • Strong, hands-on ability in typography and digital page creation.
    • The ability to seamlessly move between bi-monthly print and daily digital demands.
    • The ability to work quickly and accurately to deadlines and on a budget is vital.
    • Fluency in design from a digital perspective, including social media.
    • An idea machine with attention to detail.
    • A highly collaborative mindset.
    • Strong food and editorial experience.
    • High level of creativity.

    If you are interested in this position and believe you have the relevant skills and experience please send your CV and a covering letter to Natalina Lino at careers@johnbrownmedia.com by Friday 31st March 2017.

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  • Finnish Copywriter - Freelance based in London/Helsinki

    John Brown, part of Dentsu Aegis Network, is an award winning and leading global content marketing agency. John Brown have recently been appointed by Finland’s most iconic department store to create a cutting-edge, multi-channel editorial/content programme.

    John Brown is looking for a copywriter, on a freelance basis, to produce fashion, beauty, food and lifestyle copy in Finnish. The position could be based in London in our brand-new offices, or in Helsinki, Finland.

    You will be experienced in writing engaging content as well as implementing and managing content strategies for the client’s social media profiles.  You will be responsible for ensuring that all copy is of high standard using creative and innovative ideas in line with the campaign’s objectives and kept within the required deadline. You will need to be up-to-date with current digital trends and constantly seeking opportunities to build the brands’ digital presence. The role will involve working closely with internal and external designers and will be responsible to the Editor-in-Chief.

    If you are interested in this position and believe you have the relevant skills and experience, please send your CV and a covering letter to Natalina Lino at careers@johnbrownmedia.com by Thursday 30th March 2017.

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  • Account Manager - Based in Boston, USA

    John Brown Media, one of the leading content marketing agencies with US headquarters in Boston, is looking for a driven and organized Account Manager.

    The purpose of this role is to operate as the key interface between the client and John Brown to ensure that accounts are financially viable and client requirements are met.

    Key Accountabilities:

    • Managing budgets and meeting financial targets
    • Ensuring client is happy with the relationship
    • Day-to-day liaison with the client and internal teams
    • Communicating with VP, Group Account Director weekly to provide necessary updates
    • Oversee all aspects of individual projects, liaising with clients and creative and production teams to ensure that every requirement of the process is met

    Qualifications:

    • Four years of account management experience
    • Experience within an agency
    • Strong organizational and communication skills
    • Being able to manage multiple clients
    • Both Print AND digital background is an advantage

    If you are interested in this position and believe you have the relevant skills and experience please send your CV and a covering letter to Natalina Lino at careers@johnbrownmedia.com by Friday 31st March 2017.

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  • Editor - Based in London, UK

    French speaking Editor for top French brand.

    John Brown is looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and organised editor to work across its portfolio of titles for a top French brand. Its an exciting time for the account with lots of new creative projects expanding a well-established business, so its a great time to get involved.

    The role will involve all aspects of print and digital editorial work, from initial concepts, copy writing and subbing, right through to the final delivery of the product on the page. Experience of working with big brands is a pre-requisite.

    Great team-management and schedule-hitting skills will be second nature to you, and your client liaison skills will be particularly strong. Experience of technology/telecoms titles would be beneficial but is not essential.

    Fluency in French and English is a pre-requisite, as is strong cross-cultural awareness. Good command of Spanish or German is a plus.

    Applicants must have relevant experience in a similar role, excellent editorial skills, proficiency in InDesign, and creativity right down to their fingertips.

    The role is based in London and will require frequent travel to Paris. The role is initially a six-month contract starting in May 2017.

    The person:

    The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic at the prospect of working within a small team for an innovative brand going through big changes. They will have a can-do attitude and they’ll thrive under the pressure of deadlines. Passionate about all aspects of the editorial process, they will come armed with relevant experience, great writing skills, a flexible approach to work and a willingness to meet any creative challenge head on.

    The job description

    • Creating a multiple channel editorial offering that is attractive to readers. This requires strong editorial/journalistic skills, brand awareness and experience in storytelling.
    • Effectively managing time and resources to ensure that deadlines are always met. This involves prioritising and delegating a wide range of different tasks with different time scales.

    • Understand the client proposition. This involves building a great working relationship through regular contact with the industry to gain strategic and editorial insight.

    Knowledge, Skills & Experience

    • Significant experience as an editor/journalist, including experience of writing for brands in French.
    • Omnichannel content experience, including a specific track record creating digital narratives and social media content for media brands
    • Detailed knowledge of the market, with the ability to rapidly learn about new areas of technology and industry.
    • Ability to work as part of a team, ensuring that other members are productive, motivated, flexible and capable of rising to new challenges.
    • Ability to deal with a wide range of people including colleagues, contributors and senior managers in industry.

    If you are interested in this position and believe you have the relevant skills and experience please send your CV and a covering letter to Natalina Lino at careers@johnbrownmedia.com by Friday 31st March 2017.

     

     

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