Careers - Creative Coop

Careers

Careers at Creative Coop

We’re growing, and we’d like you to be part of that journey. You’ll be joining Creative Coop at an exciting time of growth. We’re introducing new services and processes, and you’ll be part of that change. Working as part of a collaborative team, you’ll have the opportunity to put forward your ideas in an open and encouraging environment.

We are an equal opportunities employer and encourage all backgrounds to apply. Please note, that we are currently based on the 2nd floor of an older building with stair-only access.

Please note! We do not work with recruiters…

Please send your cv to Ben by email to:

[email protected]

Current Vacancies

Project Manager

COLCHESTER DESIGN STUDIO

We’re looking for a Project Manager based in our Colchester studio. Ideally, you’ll have worked within the industry before in a similar type of structure working as part of a team to deliver design and/or digital projects.

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING…

  • Managing Creative Coop’s overall schedule and resourcing
  • Managing project schedules and daily team tasks, facilitating smooth handovers, identifying roadblocks and communicating issues to clients effectively and promptly
  • Client onboarding and contact management
  • Working alongside team to manage estimations, invoices & billing.
  • Managing a range of website, design and branding projects from inception to delivery
  • Fielding client calls & emails, prioritising urgent tasks, and delegating work when needed
  • Taking the lead on daily and weekly project roundups with the team including project debriefing to improve future projects and processes
  • Leading on the documentation of client meetings and workshops, ensuring paper trails are maintained for all client projects, alongside internal meeting minuting
  • Organise meetings, bookings and travel for the team and clients, alongside team social and sector events.
  • Alongside the design team, monitoring social media, analytics and reporting for Creative Coop’s website
  • Maintaining and organising our internal digital filing system.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS…

  • Keen interest in working with third sector organisations
  • Previous agency experience or similar organisational role
  • Project Management skills and experience, preferably within a web or digital environment
  • Excellent communication and team skills
  • Good proofing skills
  • Familiar with Google Workspace

NICE TO HAVE…

  • Agile project management (Scrum) qualification or experience
  • Experience using Indesign, accounts & project management software and CMS systems such as WordPress are a bonus, however, training will be given on these.
  • Social media literate

If you’d like to join us, email your cv to Ben along with a rough salary expectation to:

[email protected]

Front-end Developers

FREELANCE/IN-HOUSE

We’re looking for both local and remote front-end web developers.

Our in-house positions will allow you to work closely with the design team to create unique web experiences for both our clients and on exciting internal Coop projects. Our freelance positions allow flexible working on a managed schedule, ideal for those who need more freedom with their time.

If you’re interested in working with us, email your cv along with some work examples to:

[email protected]

Become part of our network

Freelance Specialists

ANYWHERE

We’re always on the lookout for creative individuals specialising in brand, development, design, photography and video. If you’re a freelancer wanting to collaborate on projects, drop us a line with your CV and Portfolio.

Life at the Coop

A different way of working

You’ll be part of a highly collaborative team and a wider cooperative network that prides itself on progressive values and fairness for all its members. We’re also more resilient than traditional business models giving you more job security.

Member-owned

We’re owned by our workers. Each team member has an equal share of the co-op and an equal vote on key decisions. Actively contribute to the co-op and suggest changes, improvements, or initiatives to grow and progress the co-op and its values.

Self-improvement

Access to online courses, in-person workshops, and the option of a personal development plan for those who wish to progress themselves both personally, and within the co-op.

Work that matters

We are proud to work for organisations that are actively contributing to progressive change and improving the lives of people around the globe.

Work/life balance

We care about our team’s wellbeing and offer a supportive, open, and understanding workplace.

Office perks

All the usual office perks, including free bananas and biscuits, team social events, and access to a high-quality collaborative office playlist.

Email your CV and portfolio to:

[email protected]

01206 574147

Catch up with what we’re doing

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