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Graphic/Art Designer
STORY DEPARTMENT

Permanent (London based)

We are looking for a well-rounded designer to play a critical role in our Story Department. You will support the Head of Design generating a broad range of output required for our unique and exciting current and future productions, as well as promotional material. This includes contributing your creative and innovative designs to produce production graphics and props, merchandise, marketing material and presentation decks.

The ideal candidate

  • Has at least 3 years professional design experience, including strong demonstrable experience of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign

  • Has skills and knowledge of the different specs for both print and online design

  • May have illustration and animation skills, as well as knowledge of programmes including Final Cut and After Effects to create short animated sequences

  • Is creative with strong communication skills

  • Can work well in a fast-paced environment under minimal supervision and is collaborative in their teamwork and approach

  • Has a can-do attitude and the ability to react quickly to demanding deadlines


Assistant to the CEO and Creative Director/Founder
Permanent (London based)

We are looking for a highly efficient, energetic and positive individual to play a key role in supporting the CEO and Creative Director/Founder to deliver the vision of Secret Cinema. You will work closely with both, providing them with high quality administrative assistance, including diary and contact management, daily admin support, screening all incoming enquiries, coordination of meetings, providing briefings and basic research. You will be dealing with a large network of contacts in London, across the UK and internationally.

The ideal candidate

  • Has at least 3 years experience working with a senior management in the creative industry

  • Has the ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and written 

  • Is highly organised with a thorough approach to work, including excellent time management, prioritisation and decision-making skills

  • Can work with minimal supervision and manage a heavy workload under pressure

  • Has a high level of discretion and confidentiality and is comfortable liaising with people of all levels of seniority, status and background

  • Can be flexible as working on weekends and evenings is sometimes required due to the nature of the business


Head of Production
PRODUCTION DEPARTMENT

Permanent (London based)

We are looking for an ambitious individual to be the overall head of Secret Cinema’s productions, reporting directly to the CEO. You will manage all on-going productions, taking overall responsibility for the delivery of the Company’s annual slate. You will ensure productions are completed on time, to budget and in line with the creative vision and standard of Secret Cinema. This will involve planning and managing production activity, talent, producing budgets and production schedules, as well as managing a growing team of young and passionate producers.

The ideal candidate:

  • Is used to working in a creative environment and has a minimum of 8 years production experience in one or more of the following sectors: events, film, television, theatre and other performing arts

  • Is motivated by the role’s critical contribution to ground-breaking cultural and creative work in film, theatre and music

  • Has a good technical knowledge of theatrical productions and the ability to contribute strategically to the evolution of the slate

  • Has proven experience in delivering productions of the highest quality, on time and within budget

  • Is an exceptional communicator, persuasive, articulate and confident in written and verbal form


Head of Marketing
COMMUNICATIONS DEPARTMENT

Permanent (London based)

We are looking for a highly-driven individual to lead as the overall head of Secret Cinema’s marketing. You will be responsible for optimising the marketing mix for our ground-breaking brand, and driving revenue generation for productions. This includes: digital communications, pricing, ticketing, consumer insight and public relations. You will have the exciting opportunity to contribute to the strategic development of Secret Cinema, as well as over time to grow and develop a first-class marketing team capable of operating on an international basis.

The ideal candidate

  • Has at least 6 years experience of marketing and at least two in a leadership position, including experience of events marketing and ideally strong experience in developing guerilla marketing campaigns and working within tight budgetary constraints

  • Has exceptional strategic and operational marketing capabilities, with a deep understanding of digital communications, pricing and generating consumer insight (ideally in creative environments)

  • Is a hands-on operator, able to work in a small, resource constrained team, with an analysis-based approach to decision-making and a can-do attitude

  • Is an exceptional communicator, persuasive, articulate and confident in written and verbal form

  • Demonstrates understanding of the strengths, opportunities and marketing implications of the secretive nature of the brand and creative marketing approaches that fit with the brand


Social Media Executive
STORY DEPARTMENT

Permanent (London based)

We are looking for a Social Media Exec to implement our social media strategy across all our digital platforms, including building and managing our digital community. You will oversee our day-to-day social media initiatives to optimise user engagement, drive action, and represent the brand across all channels, implementing creative briefs and contributing to the creative process for social media. You will be part of our Marketing Team and report to the Head of Marketing, working closely with the Story Department.

The ideal candidate

  • Has a good understanding of digital story-telling, digital communities and their engagement

  • Has a relevant academic background in either Marketing or Communications

  • Is motivated by delivering strategic results and working with high levels of responsibility 

  • Has excellent written communication skills

  • Adapts naturally to a fast-paced work environment 


Partnerships Manager
COMMUNICATIONS DEPARTMENT

Permanent (London based)

We are looking for dedicated Partnerships Manager to identify and bring carefully targeted brands into our Secret Worlds. The role is exciting and wide ranging involving activation of larger brands, as well as embedding boutique, in-kind and in-show vendors into our shows. Working closely with the Story Department, you will report into the Head of Partnerships.

The ideal candidate

  • Has at least 2 years experience with a proven track record in a sponsorship and sales role

  • Has a pioneering, proactive spirit, with a friendly and engaging manner

  • Is innovative, forward thinking with a creative mind-set and a determined attitude

  • Is highly organised and a meticulous planner with strong negotiation skills


Video editor
Permanent and Freelance

We are looking for an experienced video editor who combines creative talent and technical skills with a passion for delivering unique content that enable us to tell our stories of Secret Worlds. You will be working within the Story Department helping to create content, including teasers and edited film trailers on social media, and end of show trailers on our website. The role involves working from new and existing rushes across a broad range of projects, editing trailers from original film footage, editing and supervising post-production of show trailers, and research and sourcing archive and stock footage to create montages. 

The ideal candidate

  • Has an extensive editing portfolio and proven experience delivering high quality video edits to tight deadlines

  • Is experienced in: editing trailers, promotional reel and creative content for multiple digital platforms; producing and directing a live event shoot; sound editing and colour grading

  • Has film production experience and an interest in live immersive experiences

  • Is able to convey the brand and story identities from concise creative briefs

  • Has solid experience in one or more of the main editing software (Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, Final Cut, After Effect, etc.)

  • May have some camera operating skills

  • May have contacts in the filmmaking industry to recruit additional production staff


Photographers
Freelance (London based)

We are looking for highly creative photographers to work as part of the photography team within our productions. You will work with our Story Department and ensure the creative brief is delivered to the highest standard and in line with the values of the Secret Cinema brand. This is a challenging role, which requires delivery of high quality photography standards while maintaining daily deadlines. 

The ideal candidate

  • Has an extensive editing portfolio and proven experience delivering high quality video edits to tight deadlines

  • Is experienced in: editing trailers, promotional reel and creative content for multiple digital platforms; producing and directing a live event shoot; sound editing and colour grading

  • Has film production experience and an interest in live immersive experiences

  • Is able to convey the brand and story identities from concise creative briefs

  • Has solid experience in one or more of the main editing software (Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, Final Cut, After Effect, etc.)

  • May have some camera operating skills

  • May have contacts in the filmmaking industry to recruit additional production staff


Copywriter
Freelance (London based)

We are looking for extremely creative copywriters to be part of our Secret worlds. This is an exciting opportunity to communicate secretly and share our passion for the narratives we create. We have a unique tone of voice and this assignment will challenge you like no other! You will be part of our Story Department, bringing fresh new ideas to our stories and creatively crafting copy across all our digital platforms, pre-narrative show journey and communications with our audience.

The ideal candidate

  • Has an exceptional portfolio demonstrating the ability, creatively and effortlessly, to capture the spirit of a campaign while clearly communicating required product and brand messages 

  • Can provide evidence of responding to briefs and quickly grasping tone of voice

  • Possesses excellent copy craft skills 

  • Enjoys coming up with innovative ideas and bringing them to life, especially those of a very secretive nature!


Front End Developer
Freelance (London based)

We are looking for a Front End Developer to work with our in-house Back End Developer and the Story Department to help build the immersive online worlds for our audience. You will create show-specific websites, optimise existing sites, and work across a range of exciting projects within the company. This role is a fixed term at 3 days per week.

The ideal candidate

  • Has at least 5 years experience in a similar role

  • Has solid experience with HTML5, CSS, JS / jQuery, Photoshop

  • Is experienced in SASS / SCSS, Laravel / Blade frameworks, PHP, and has at least a basic understanding of React.js

  • Is open-minded, creative and has a passion for immersive media

  • Will include a strong portfolio upon application

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