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, Harley-​​Davidson, Flybe, Quorn, Jones Bootmaker, Brantano, Denplan, Jaguar Land Rover and Jewson

Current Vacancies

To apply for any of these vacancies please email your CV to recruitment@​bigdogagency.​com, stating the role you are applying for in the subject heading.



PLANNER
We are looking for a Planner to help the team cover a member of staff's role when she goes on maternity leave shortly.

The ideal candidate will have 2-​​3 years planning experience in an integrated agency and should be able to demon­strate specifically, ability in applying their skills and knowledge in a digital envir­onment. They will be responsible for taking the planning lead on specific accounts.

The role could be part or full-​​time on a year’s contract basis and could be based in Leicester or Birmingham – travel between the sites may be necessary. If interested please send your CV by September 10th to: ross.​faulkner@​bigdogagency.​com & andrew.​davies@​bigdogagency.​com cc’ing in recruitment@​bigdogagency.​com.
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DESIGNER
We are looking for a designer with 1-​​2 years experience, ideally in retail design, to join our Leicester team.
To apply, please send your CV and portfolio to recruitment@​bigdogagency.​com


TEMP ARTWORKER
Temporary cover is required in our Leicester studio for a full-​​time artworker (October to February) with hands-​​on experience of producing artwork. You must be skilled in InDesign, Photoshop and Illus­trator.
If you are interested in this position, please send your CV & work examples in to: recruitment@​bigdogagency.​com.


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.