careers

Big has been creating big ideas for ambitious
brands for over 15 years and ranks in the top
40 best performing agencies in the UK. We believe that big ideas are more important than individual advertising executions.

With access to the region's most talented people, our eclectic mix of practi­tioners can strategically and creatively develop media-​​neutral big ideas and execute them in the most appro­priate channels, from advertising and sales promotions to PR and digital commu­nic­ations. We are an ambitious agency that works on the logical principle that the only way we will succeed is by making our clients' brands succeed. Big is proud to have an enviable client list including WKD, Samsung, Block­buster, Holland & Barrett, Unilever, Domino's Pizza, Thorpe Park, Denplan and Jewson.

Current Vacancies

To apply for any of these vacancies please email your CV to iwanttowork@​bigcommunications.​co.​uk, stating the role you are applying for in the subject heading.

CREATIVE
We currently have a designer vacancy to fill within our creative department. This role is to based client side in Binley.
Please click on the job title below to find out more about the role.
- Designer.


ACCOUNT HANDLING
We are currently looking for keen and passionate graduates looking for some hands on work experience as an Account Handling Intern in a top-​​50 best-​​performing agency the UK. Come and learn the ropes at our Birmingham office supporting the account teams on Harley-​​Davidson, Denplan, Cadbury World, HomeServe to name but a few.

Leicester Office Account Handling
We’re also currently looking for an Account Manager or Senior Account Manager for our Leicester office and we’re always on the lookout for dynamic account handlers at all levels.

Also we are currently looking for a dynamic Account Executive, with ideally one years’ experience, to join our Leicester office’

- Senior Account Manager.
- Account Manager
- Account Executive

Birmingham Office Account Handling
We are currently looking for an Account Director and an Account Manager to work at our Birmingham office.
Both roles require a minimum of 1 years’ experience at that level or previous agency experience with an automotive client.

- Account Director
- Account Manager


PLANNING
We’re currently looking for an Planner to join our planning team
- Planner.


TRAFFIC MANAGER
We are currently looking for an exper­ienced Traffic Manager. It goes without saying that you’ll be able to juggle workflow allocation and deadlines across a busy creative department of permanent and freelance resources. This calls for a Traffic Manager with the ability to allocate, negotiate and operate within an agile and commercial manner, ensuring the smooth traffic of work through the creative department. You’ll take ownership of efficiency across the creative and production department and the resources within them. You’ll be a diligent organizer and excellent commu­nicator with high expect­ations in terms of attention to detail and organ­ization. You’ll not be afraid of getting stuck in and using your own initiative.

To apply for this position please email your CV to iwanttowork@​bigcommunications.​co.​uk


JUNIOR ARTWORKER
We are looking for a junior artworker with a flair for design to work in our artwork studio. We have many clients who require quality artwork within tight timescales and invite applic­ations from someone who can achieve this while learning the role with the support of our current studio team.

You will be required to use your skills to produce technically correct artwork prior to print and also be capable of producing digital assets such as web billboards, email templates, skyscrapers, animated gifs, etc. that are required by many of our clients.

If you would like to apply for this position, please send a covering letter and CV to iwanttowork@​bigcommunications.​co.​uk and stating ‘Junior artwork’ in the subject heading.

Download job description
- Junior Artworker.


FREELANCERS – Big are also always on the lookout for clever creative folk – Art Directors, Designers, Copywriters & Artworkers at all levels. Please send through your THREE favourite bits from your portfolio along with your CV. Please ensure on the subject line you state 'Freelancer' and the type of work you are interested in e.g. Copywriter, Artworker etc.


SPECULATIVE ENQUIRIES - We are always on the lookout for great talent so if you are interested in joining our team and none of our existing oppor­tunities are quite right for you but you think you are the sort of person we need on our team then drop us a line with your CV. Please ensure on the subject line you state 'Specu­lative Application' and the type of work you are interested in e.g. Account Manager


Working at Big

There's no doubt we're a fast-​​moving and sometimes demanding place to work. But this means if you're up for it, there should always be a different challenge to take on or a new oppor­tunity to seize.
By blending both creative & commu­nic­ations talent with commercial operations experience in the people working for us, we are in the best place to achieve big successes for our clients and ourselves

What makes Big Commu­nic­ations stand out from other agencies?

Well that's an easy one – it's our People and what we stand for:
· Real skill and expertise in our chosen technical area,
· A 'can do' attitude and a Big helping of passion
· Pride in what we do and in getting it done right, even if that means going over and above on occasions
· Sharing the ambitions of our clients and striving for continuous improvement in everything we do
· A willingness to challenge the status quo for the good of the client and not for personal gain
· A spirit of fun, that supports making Big a great place to work

Some people will have what it takes to work at Big - lots don't. That's why we hire very selectively and take care of them once on board.

Rewards & Benefits

We believe it's important to recognise and reward the great work our people do. As well as competitive salary we offer:
· 20 days holiday plus bank holidays
· 3 days leave for Christmas
· A day off for your birthday!
· Contributory pension scheme
· Childcare Vouchers
· Cycle to work scheme
· Social and Charity Group
· Role specific benefits such as company car, life insurance where applicable

 

Recruitment Agencies

Please Note: All our vacancies are managed by our HR team and recruited direct wherever possible. Where required we operate a PSL for the recruitment agencies we engage with.