CREATIVE SERVICES MANAGER
Ebbett Group
Hamilton, NZ
3d ago

The automotive industry is on a fascinating journey. We're shifting to electric vehicles, to digital retail models and, over time, to autonomous vehicles.

All big ticket items but the most interesting challenge we face is in meeting the changing expectations of our customers.

As digital grows and disruptive brands gain traction, our customers demand an ever more personalised, integrated, intuitive and rewarding process from initial interest through to ownership and after-sales care.

At the Ebbett Group, we aim to be at the forefront of delivering this experience across all platforms.

To help us achieve this ambition we need a Creative Services Manager to lead our studio. The role will have line management responsibility for two in-house graphic designers and will cover all aspects of maximising the effectiveness of that team.

This role is a great combination of leadership, management & responsibility but with a whole lot of hands-on design requirement as well.

A great next step for an experienced designer or studio manager

The ideal candidate will have :

  • A minimum of 5 years' experience in a relevant graphic design / studio management role
  • Excellent graphic design skills (first class skills in Adobe creative suite / Wordpress)
  • The ability & drive to inspire and lead a team to deliver results
  • Excellent project management skills
  • A genuine passion for marketing, creativity and communications
  • The ability to work in an organised and accurate fashion
  • The drive to work with an ambitious and fast moving team
  • The ability to contribute to a progressive and successful culture
  • Candidates with the following will be preferred :

  • Experience in designing for multiple digital platforms
  • Experience / expertise in domains, hosting, APIs and Wordpress
  • Some software design skills may also be useful (though not essential)
  • Are you the all-round unicorn we need? If so, you will be a member of a fun and fast growing internal marketing function with a group-wide remit.

    The role will allow you to work across a number of famous brands and the package will be commensurate with experience and ability.

    Apply now if you are an enthusiastic and confident team player who is excited by the opportunity to make a difference in a large group of companies .

    Why join the Ebbett Group? The Ebbett Group (Est. 1928) represents 20 brands across 17 dealerships and the national vehicle distributor, Foton New Zealand.

    It is one of the largest automotive groups in the country with over 500 employees. We have a supportive culture and an excellent reputation as a trusted employer with a record of investing in and developing our people.

    The role will be based at our new Volkswagen showroom in Te Rapa.

    Apply now by filling in the on-line application form.

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