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Advertising Art Director (3-month contract)

Curious & driven Art Director needed to work with a talented and creative team in-house at a startup to develop, visualise and execute 2 exciting integrated campaigns that will help inspire people all over the world to get fixing and making.

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We’re looking for an Advertising Art Director with demonstrated experience developing and visualising cohesive integrated communications. They must have the ability and experience to express a single well-crafted idea across multiple media including broadcast, print, influencer campaigns, video, outdoor, retail, digital, content, web, events and PR. They must have worked on packaging goods and ideally startup brands, and have the ability understand brand strategy and show the capability to adapt ideas and scale down ideas for execution into the realm to what is possible with tight budgets and timelines.

Job Requirements: We’re looking for someone with 8+ years of experience with a combination of in-house and agency. They must have strong type and design sensibility, be trend and style aware and absorb ideas, culture and images from everywhere. They must be obsessive about making things look great and work well, with an ability to work visually, emotionally and strategically. Must be self-motivated, hard working, well-organised, and resilient to ever-changing timelines, requests, and deliverables. They must have both the visual and executional skills to work independently in an environment with minimal technical and production support, have hands-on skills in Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, and experience in editing and scripting for both long-form narratives and short-form advertising. Budgeting and production planning experience is a must.
Desirable: Ideally someone who has worked with purpose or mission-driven brands. Category experience in CPG, DIY, materials, beauty, eco-products, home or tech. Audience experience with Moms, Kids, Early adopters, and the US Market.

Project scope: Develop, visualise 2 integrated communications campaigns and execute across broadcast, print, influencer, video, outdoor, retail, digital, content, web, events and PR working with a team of 1-2 people, a total creative budget across all touchpoint of about £100K over a term of 3-months.

Compensation is between £375-500 as day rate

To apply for this role please send your CV and portfolio to [email protected]

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Supply Chain Assistant

This key role is required to support all the processes related to Logistics,specifically the receipt of finished goods at the 3PL’s, accurate fulfilment and subsequent despatch of Sugru customer orders.

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The Supply Chain Assistant will be responsible for the accurate capture, maintenance and timely reporting of all Logistics related data throughout the supply chain. This include the day-to-day co-ordination of all warehouses and shipping partners that serve our global network. Your successful management of the product/issue/change lifecycle will drive continuous improvement in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.

Competencies:

  • The candidate must be very numerate and literate and have the ability to interpret paperwork from external and internal sources. They must be able to work at a very detailed level and be able to carry out repetitive tasks.
  • Strong proficiency with MS Office, especially Excel, Access is desirable.
  • 1 to 2 years of data analysis. Able to conduct quantitative and qualitative analysis. Have a good attention to details.
  • A pragmatic, logical thinker, able to implement solutions effectively and efficiently.
  • Good communication and collaboration skills at all levels.
  • High level of energy, commitment, flexibility, responsiveness and initiative.
  • The ability to work for long periods individually but also be a good team player and be an advocate of Continuous Improvement methodology.
  • Punctual, reliable, dedicated and able to command respect from peers and senior management.
  • Able to work within high pressure situations to obtain a successful outcome.
  • It will be a plus if the candidate has knowledge in customs and commercial laws.

Responsibilities:

  • Periodically providing accurate reports on Inventory, Spending and Issue/Change Management progress.
  • Will identify logistics areas for process improvement and cost savings to ensure expectations are met.
  • Collaborate with associates to improve efficiency, productivity and processes.
  • Responsible for maintaining, tracking and analyzing all inbound/outbound shipments, including working with carriers and the 3PL provider.
  • Responsible for preparing statistical data for contract negotiations.
  • Responsible for tracking all spending against the logistics budget.
  • Maintaining product and shipping cost analysis reports.
  • Lead the analysis and provide statistical information on the tracking of product shipments, returns, and inventory.
  • Evaluate existing capabilities and establish new systems and processes for the tracking, measurement, reporting, and analysis of all product traffic throughout the Logistics network.

Tasks:

  • Maintain all Logistics related master data i.e. Product information.
  • Maintain all Customer Vendor Compliance documentation and ensure adherence throughout the Supply Chain.
  • Periodically report on;
  • Inventory movement throughout the Logistics network
  • Expenditure against the Logistics budget
  • Actual distribution against Forecast
  • Unit rates for each activity by Supplier
  • Support issue lifecycle to identify and deploy preventative action.
  • Build rapport with all internal and external stakeholders.
  • Champion continuous improvement.
  • Set-up new logistics routes with the right documentation that comply with country regulations.

Remuneration:

The salary range is £24-25k.

About us:

FormFormForm Ltd manufacture the consumer product sugru which people all over the world are using today. Our brand promise is centred on empowering our consumers to fix and improve the things in their everyday lives. We are focussed on innovation in everything we do including our manufacturing. Our core technology is already patented and our challenge is to manage our growth to the benefit of our employees, customers and shareholders. If you are looking for excitement and challenge in a career we’re looking forward to hearing all about you. Don’t just send us your CV, tell us why you are the right person to take responsibility for the manufacture of a product as awesome as sugru!

To apply please email your CV and a cover letter to [email protected]

Sugru is an equal opportunities employer.

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Accounts Payable Assistant

We are looking for a committed Accounts Payable Assistant who is organised, meticulous and detail oriented. You will have handled the accounts payable function before and should have a good level of understanding in accountancy, strong interpersonal skills, and excellent communication skills. You'll be enthusiastic, great at multi-tasking and want to progress your skills within a growing consumer business!

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We are seeking an energetic, ambitious candidate to take responsibility for the accounts payable function at Formformform Ltd (Sugru). This role is critical to the continued growth of our company. We are growing rapidly so we need an individual who can work efficiently and effectively. The successful candidate will:

  • Record all supplier invoices, check and reconcile supplier statements on a regular basis. Communicate and maintain a good relationship with all suppliers including dealing with enquiries and disputes.
  • Track supplier due dates and prepare reports for the payment runs and set up payments in the bank.
  • Be responsible for tracking and recording company credit cards spend and staff expenses.
  • Obtain approvals for invoices before payment based on the approved authorization policy.
  • Ensure all finance related documents are filed properly, and maintain an efficient and effective filing system.
  • Perform other ad-hoc duties as required from time to time as part of a small finance team and contribute to the team as a team player
  • Organise and improve the accounts payable function and take complete ownership of the function.

About You

You will have a minimum of 2 years experience working in accounts payable, ideally but not essentially, in a manufacturing focused business. Experience of an ERP system (like SAP) is preferable. You will be comfortable working in a small, fast-moving and driven team. You'll have worked in a business where there are multiple cost centres and be happy to be autonomous and proactive!

You may be pursuing an AAT level certificate or ACCA, CIMA and a study package may be offered for the right candidate. In terms of approach and style you will have a profound understanding of teamwork. Some of your attributes will include:

  • Attention to detail and numeracy
  • Organised with an inclination to improve efficiency.
  • Excellent communication skills in all forms
  • A cheerful, ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Able to and keen to learn fast.
  • Be pro-active, and a good team player

Salary: up to £25k plus study support.

To apply please email your CV and a cover letter to [email protected]

Sugru is an equal opportunities employer.

About Us:

FormFormForm Ltd manufacture the consumer product sugru which people all over the world are using today. Our brand promise is centred on empowering our consumers to fix and improve the things in their everyday lives. We are focussed on innovation in everything we do including our manufacturing. Our core technology is already patented and our challenge is to manage our growth to the benefit of our employees, customers and shareholders. If you are looking for excitement and challenge in a career we’re looking forward to hearing all about you. Don’t just send us your CV, tell us why you are the right person to take responsibility for the manufacture of a product as awesome as sugru!



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Digital Marketing Manager

This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team and help us fuel our continuing global growth by building strongly on our digital strengths & business expansion.  

We’re looking for an experienced Digital Marketing Manager with a proven track record of digital fluency, comfortable to develop strategy for a complex multi-platform and ever-changing digital world while enjoying taking a hands-on, detailed approach and jumping into execution as and when needed. You will report into the Head of Marketing and be responsible for our Online excellence, leading Sugru’s digital expertise: from paid advertising to content management, while coordinating its swift multi-channel execution. You’ll be comfortable with the softer side of marketing like storytelling and community building while rooting everything in business expertise - you’ll be data driven & analytical (including performance tracking, dashboard setup, KPI reporting). The ability to turn data and insights into a compelling narrative is a strong asset to succeed in this role. An innovative and self-starter spirit is a must. You’ll be able to work with a small and nimble team of collaborators, work cross-functionally, as well as facilitate and expedite decision-making with key stakeholders. This is a fast paced environment and the ability to juggle multiple tasks, prioritise and manage against deadlines is essential.


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Responsibilities:

  • Develop our integrated digital marketing strategy, KPIs and drive execution, including conceptualisation, planning, execution and optimisation
  • Lead development of creative brand building communications to complement our product-centric content stream
  • Harmonise digital efforts across all channels including our website, ensuring they are on brand, integrate with brand marketing, product marketing, on and offline
  • Lead execution of our content strategy with with the rest of our internal stakeholders, in particular creative, PR and social teams from briefing across formats (campaigns, video, Gifs,..) down to performance reporting and identification of insights.
  • Liaise with the Community manager to keep track of day-to-day social media & community nurturing
  • Reporting - Set up all the right KPIs to underpin the strategy, develop performance dashboards and coordinate with the rest of the digital team to ensure they are leveraged for maximum learning, sharing them openly across the key stakeholders internally and externally
  • Manage overall digital marketing budget and invoicing process
  • Lead & coordinate new market trends, competitors, new platforms, new formats and technologies
  • Lead new platform and channel testing, always looking for opportunities to reach new audiences, in close collaboration with the Acquisition Manager

Skills:

  • Proven brand storyteller - briefing it, and executing it
  • User first - A natural curiosity and committed to finding and working with real insight
  • Expert in Facebook, SEO, SEM, display marketing, ad networks, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter, YouTube, Google+, Snapchat
  • Demonstrated ability to build valuable and meaningful brand and marketing partnerships
  • Strive for analytical excellence maximizing return and increasing efficiency
  • Strong knowledge in SEO, with specific ability to drive SEO strategy on platforms
  • Strong project management skills
  • A/B testing
  • A natural collaborator across functionalities, communication and people skills that ensure the ability to get results from both creative and analytical styles, ability to improve processes
  • Ensure proper technical execution and integration
  • USA digital experience will be an advantage

About you:

  • At least 5 years of digital consumer marketing experience with a focus on developing/optimising online or cross platform marketing programs with a rich portfolio of previous successful marketing campaigns, especially bringing new audiences into the brand franchise
  • Experience developing brands with demonstrated strong organisational skills, idea driven; history of anticipating issues and the skills to be strategic, proactive and assertive
  • Sound business acumen; ability to think strategically with a strong bias for action
  • Consumer marketing mindset and experience with young brands is required
  • Work in-house on the client brand side is required. Experience with agency is a plus.
  • Management experience required (2-3 years of experience)
  • Demonstrated track record of managing projects where expectations and deliverables may be unclear and/or change at a moment’s notice
  • Ability to prioritize, problem solve, and stay calm, positive, and productive in high-pressure situations
  • Successful experience managing, growing and leading a high-performance user acquisition team
  • A strong can-do mindset, excellent communication and writing skills are essential
  • Fun and collaborative, looking to help lead media strategy at a high growth dynamic company
  • Ability to think creatively with no boundaries on what could be imagined
  • Comfortable to work independently in extremely fast paced, team environment; entrepreneurial mindset
  • Cheerful and positive personality, happy to roll up your sleeves, natural curiosity and love of learning

Team:

  • Reporting into the Head of Marketing
  • One direct report - Our Acquisition Manager. As the Company and digital function grows, so may your team as appropriate.
  • Key interfacing roles - Community Manager, PR Manager, Ecommerce team, Creative team

Remuneration & Incentives:

The salary range is £40K-£50k depending on experience.

To apply please email your CV and a cover letter to [email protected]

Sugru is an equal opportunities employer.

 


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Acquisition Manager

This is an exciting opportunity to help us fuel our global growth. We are looking for a passionate and dedicated Acquisition Manager to get us to the next level in reaching out to the right audiences. You will  be a key contributor to our overall digital & marketing strategy. You will report into the Digital Marketing Manager and be responsible for reaching out to cold audiences on Sugru platforms and beyond with the ambition to capture them into the brand funnel and convert them into long term Sugru-ers. You’ll be part of a tight knit multidisciplinary digital team and will contribute to the everyday life of the marketing team: collaborating with the Community, PR & Ecommerce & Creative teams, as well as supporting advisors and agencies where needed… Your flexibility, agility and desire to grow as a professional will make you a strong player as part of a vibrant team. We’re energetic, hands-on and up for a bit of a laugh as well!

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Your ambition for this role will be to

  • Establish and deliver our acquisition strategy including connecting it to the right audiences, content and formats, defining relevant KPIs and managing the assigned budget;
  • Inform our SEO strategy to optimise our organic performance
  • Lead paid activity to reach out to cold audiences (Partnerships, Ads, Sponsored posts, Digital sampling,...)
  • Monitor performance by establishing the right reporting structure, track KPIs and leverage insights to adapt focus & inform recommendations based on on-going performance to enable us to meet target
  • Contribute to website optimisation recommendations to make sure to monitor the new traffic flows from reach to engagement to traffic to community subscription to conversion, working closely with our e-commerce & content team to deliver our brand and growth targets
  • Monitor competitors activities as well as technological and market trends in the arena of digital advertising and acquisition and report learnings to the business to support inspiration and challenge the status quo
  • Work closely with our Creative team to establish the right process to get the right content in a timely manner for your briefs while keeping a lean and flexible testing structure
  • Work closely with our Community and PR Managers to identify synergies, opportunities and ways to bring more consistency between all our activities.

Responsibilities

  • Execute and deliver our acquisition strategy, according to the agreed KPIs & budget
  • Cold audience recruitment and transformation into long term brand lovers
  • Reach & traffic analytics & Insights
  • Online Acquisition trends observation and continuous testing and optimisation of strategy
  • Continuous curiosity and proactive ideas on new ways to reach audiences and deliver growth

Competencies

Brand and marketing partnership building

  • Audience and user insight driven
  • Full of ideas - continually optimising our activities for better performance
  • Excellence in SEO
  • Digital Analytics across platforms including Facebook, Google Adwords and more
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of social landscape and trends
  • Collaboration with other teams & profile (Creative, PR, Ecommerce, Community)
  • Pragmatic use of creative assets
  • A/B Testing

About you

Our ideal candidate will have a minimum of 4+ years experience working in an digital acquisition manager position, with a proven record of driving new people into a brand franchise

●      A proven track record of delivering brand and sales growth using both traditional digital channels and tactics as well as with ideas and lateral thinking

●      An entrepreneurial attitude, being an amazing team player, able to turn challenges into opportunities, bad days into positive learnings and ideas into winning implementation

●     You’ll love getting under the skin of user and audience insights, understanding them and how and where to find them in new and better ways

●      Strong can-do attitude with robust organisational skills

●      Ability to operate brilliantly in both strategic and activation modes

●      Analytical thinking, good platform knowledge and expertise of the latest social trends

●      Ability to understand and align with business priorities and processes, outside of digital

●     A strong desire to grow & learn with a positive mindset and mind agility

●      A cheerful and positive personality, happy to roll up your sleeves

●      US digital experience would be an advantage

We’d love to see examples of previous work with your application.

Remuneration

The salary range is £30k - £35k based on experience

About Us:

FormFormForm Ltd is our Company. We invented Sugru, the world’s first truly mouldable glue, and we make, ship, market and sell it to people everywhere from our base in East London.  Our brand promise is centred on empowering people to enjoy fixing and improving things. We aim to innovate wherever we need to, including in our manufacturing. Our core technology is already patented and our challenge is to deliver and manage our growth to the benefit of our employees, customers and shareholders. If you’re looking for excitement, challenge and learning in a career that can grow as we grow, we’re looking forward to hearing all about you.

Don’t just send us your CV, tell us all about you at [email protected]

Sugru is an equal opportunities employer.

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