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Senior Creative

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

The Creative team conceive and produce multi-channel advertising campaigns and creative content solutions for our commercial clients.

Our work lives on platforms like Radio, TV, Social, Web, Print and Outdoor – and we operate as an integrated in-house creative agency called Bauer Create, collaborating with our Digital and Branded Content teams in Scotland and the North of England.

We deal with a large roster of clients from across Scotland & The North, and work alongside the regional commercial team from brief-take, to pitch and execution.

As Senior Creative, your role will be to deliver strategic, imaginative, and effective creative campaigns for our clients and their brands across multiple channels including Radio, TV, Outdoor, Print, Web & Social. Your core discipline will be copywriting, but BIG conceptual thinking and the ability to map out a creative strategy across channels is vital for this role.

Role Responsibility

As a senior member of the Create team, you’ll work closely with other Creatives, Writers, Producers and Designers to create brilliant work and effective advertising.

You’ll be responsible for:

  • Forming creative advertising strategies and conceptual thinking for Bauer clients.
  • Copywriting for Radio, TV, Print/OOH, Web & Social marketing comms.
  • Pitching your client work (internally & externally) & overseeing the delivery of the work through production.
  • Pricing & Quotation of projects (working with the Regional HoC)

The Ideal Candidate

Our ideal candidate is an imaginative, motivated, experienced Creative/Copywriter with lots of experience in advertising. You’ll have a strong portfolio of client work, and you’ll be a great colleague and ally to the Creative team. Most of all, you’ll bring a burning desire to do great work and move us forward as an agency.

The ability to work efficiently and collaboratively in a time-pressured environment is at the heart of everything you’ll do in this role, so it’s essential you also bring:

  • The ability to develop great working relationships with other Creatives in the team (copywriters, designers, musicians etc)
  • The ability to manage a busy workload and sometimes numerous project deadlines.
  • Experience working directly with commercial clients and strong pitch skills.
  • Experience writing advertising for radio.
  • The unexpected. You’ll surprise clients, and sometimes scare them (...in a good way ). But you’ll find the solution to their problem in a way that delights them.

Desired Skills:

  • Creative agency experience.
  • Experience writing for film/TV/video content.
  • Basic audio editing skills.
  • Basic storyboarding skills.
  • Fundamental understanding of marketing & brand strategy.

Package Description

Rewards packages at Bauer Media offer a range of salary sacrifice Benefits, such as our pension scheme and flexible holidays, as well as exclusive Perks like great deals and discounts for everyday life.

Flexible Working

We want to make sure that we find the right people to work in our teams, and we know that the traditional 9-5, five days a week doesn’t suit everyone. So, we would love to hear from you if you feel you’re a great fit for this role and would like to work flexibly. If you are the right person for this role, we’ll find the right working approach for you. 

We are remote working currently, blended working in future. This role can be based in Glasgow, Edinburgh, or Newcastle.

To apply, you’ll upload a copy of your CV and link us to your portfolio/showreel/website and LinkedIn page.


About the Company

About Bauer Media Group

Bauer Media Group has become an enduringly successful media corporation by focusing on creating content that matters most to millions of people around the world: from print and online publishing to radio and money-helper services for consumers, as well as sales and marketing services for SMB. Family-owned in the 5th generation, Bauer focuses on the long term, with a consumer-first mindset that guides us across our increasingly diverse portfolio. Our workforce of 15,000 shares a passion – to deliver content and services that are popular with, and helpful to, our customers and partners.

Bauer Media Audio is Europe’s leading digital commercial broadcaster and audio operator. Experts in the power of sound, the company reaches over twenty-five million listeners daily through its market-leading broadcast radio, online services, and podcasts. Spanning 7 countries - the UK, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Poland and Slovakia - BM Audio owns leading brands including KISS, Mix Megapol, Absolute Radio, Radio Norge, Radio Expres, Radio Nova, Radio 100 and RMF.

Belonging at Bauer Mission statement

People are at the heart of everything we do. Inclusivity is part of who we are. We celebrate diversity in all its forms, and encourage authenticity, knowing that our differences are celebrated.


What we will offer you

Quite simply, our promise to you is that Bauer Media is a great place to do great work with great people. Our people take an enormous amount of pride in the brands they support. They like their team members, and they feel supported by their managers. We all take collective responsibility for our culture, because we know it has a ripple effect out across our brands. That’s why our culture of inclusion at work, Belonging at Bauer, is at the heart of everything we do. Belonging at Bauer is about our dual goals of being as representative as we can of the audiences we serve, and about creating a working environment where all our people feel able to bring their whole selves to work every day. It’s part of everything we do, and everyone who works here is responsible. If you join us, you’ll be an important part of this as well.

Our mental health at work

We’re proud to be the driving force behind the “Where’s your head at?” campaign, which is working to put Mental Health First Aiders on an equal footing with traditional workplace First Aiders. This is a priority for all of us that work at Bauer and we now have fully trained Mental Health First Aiders supporting and working across all of our UK locations.

Bauer Core Values

Creativity - We create unique, high quality content that delights our audiences.

Ambition - We think big and bold, pushing boundaries and embracing change.

Passion - We approach every day with curiosity, commitment and a lively positive mindset.

Teamwork - We learn from each other and take the time to understand both challenges and opportunities, working together to find the right solution.

Trust - We are open, respectful and honest.

InclusivityWe encourage different points of view and perspectives and value all contributions.

Responsibility - We make measured and thoughtful decisions that support the business vision.


For more information about Bauer Media UK please check out our Website https://www.bauermedia.co.uk/

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