Wanted: people who are bigger than us

David Ogilvy had the lofty aim of only hiring people who were better than him. To build a ‘company of giants’. It’s a task that is never complete. So tell us: what can you bring to the party that will make us all feel ten feet tall?

Account Director Content & Digital Media+


Account Director Content & Digital Media

Here at Ogilvy Amsterdam we have an open and friendly culture and an environment that is creatively permissive. (We find the best ideas pop up that way). In our bright, open-plan office, you’ll work with all disciplines.

We’re looking for a part-time Account Director for one of our longest-running accounts. Your main focus will be on Digital media and Performance Marketing. In fact, you’ll be leading an account that has developed best-in-class Performance Marketing, with a strong focus on content, social marketing and media management. Of course, you’ll be interested and experienced in all things advertising and marketing, from famous brand campaigns to B2B and retail activation pieces. 

In partnership with our digital media consultants and strategy directors, you’ll advise clients on Marketing & Communication strategy to strengthen the quality of the brands’ marketing plans. Having a thorough background in digital media including content marketing, SEO, SEA, Linkbuilding and social advertising will help you to become successful on this account. 

In addition to the above, you’ll also keep a keen eye open for creative opportunities to help showcase the brand. 

The Basics:

  • Account Director – part time – 2 / 2.5 days per week.
  • Leading a major global brand with a focus on Performance Marketing, digital media and Marketing & Communication strategy.

The Essentials:

  • Dutch native with good level of English. 
  • Education to HBO / WO level.
  • Agency experience in advertising or digital media with international and B2B clients.
  • Minimum 1 year experience as Account Director.
  • Expert in (digital) media.  
  • Touchpoint expert throughout all Paid Owned and Earned channels.
  • High interest and experience in Performance Marketing and digital media as well as customer engagement and strong strategic awareness.
  • Knowledge of financial process within agency context.
  • Relationship builder but also capable of speaking your mind when necessary. Thick skin is essential.

Are you the Account Director Ogilvy is looking for? Please send your cv as well as motivation letter to loes.erich@ogilvy.com.

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Account Manager+


Account Manager

Here at Ogilvy Amsterdam we have an open and friendly culture and an environment that is creatively permissive. (We find the best ideas pop up that way). In our bright, open-plan office, you’ll work with all disciplines

As an Account Manager working on a large global account, you will help run day-to-day activities, project by project. You have a passion for marketing communications, ranging from major brand campaigns to retail (both online and offline) and from events to advertisements. Understanding of digital media will be crucial to many of your projects.

Of course, you’ll have outstanding project skills and a thorough understanding of the creation process. However, as part of a global multidisciplinary team just as motivated as you, you’ll continue to grow - with access to many training and development opportunities.

The Basics:

  • You’ll run projects independently, from client briefing to delivery and beyond.
  • You'll act as a sounding board for clients and have a knack for strategy, but you'll also advise on the digital end of the production process.
  • You'll provide support to a team of enthusiastic colleagues who collaborate closely with Strategy and Creation.

The Essentials:

  • Excellent verbal and written command of English and intermediate Dutch
  • Education up to Bachelor’s / Master’s Degree level.
  • At least one year experience as Account Manager and at least five years’ experience in a national or international agency environment.
  • Experience and understanding of digital media is a must.
  • Experience with / interest in B2B, B2C and Brand
  • Experience working systematically and on project basis.
  • Easy speaker, comfortable and convincing in meetings.
  • Relationship builder but also capable of speaking your mind.

Are you the Account Manager Ogilvy is looking for? Please send your CV and a cover letter to loes.erich@ogilvy.com.

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Internships+


Internships

We’re looking for interns! Are you a native Dutch speaker who also understands this sentence? Are you studying Communication, MIC, Commercial Economy, Consumer Psychology, Communication & Multimedia Design, Graphic Design or HR? Then you might be just the person we’re looking for. We have vacancies in our Account, Strategy, Studio and HR departments. If you fancy a minimum of 5 months from February 2017, apply to loes.erich@ogilvy.com

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Resource Planner+


Resource Planner

Here at Ogilvy Amsterdam we have an open and friendly culture and an environment that is creatively permissive. (We find the best ideas pop up that way). In our bright, open-plan office, you’ll work with all disciplines.

We’re looking for a Resource Planner full -time or part-time depending on experience level. A Resource Planner is responsible for planning the agenda’s for the Creative floor, keeping track on conflicting appointments and taking care of a satisfying solution for all stakeholders.

The Basics

  • You’ll be responsible for planning the agenda’s for the Creative floor, consisting of a Creation, Design and RTV unit, through our planning tool.
  • You’ll provide support to our Operations Manager.

The Essentials

  • Dutch native with good level of English in both speaking and writing. 
  • Good administrative skills, punctual and precisely worker.
  • Affinity and preferably some experience with planning and agenda management.
  • Agency experience in advertising is a plus, but not a must.
  • Relationship builder but also capable of speaking your mind when necessary. Thick skin and a good sense of humor are essential.

Are you the Resource Planner Ogilvy is looking for? Please send your CV and a cover letter to loes.erich@ogilvy.com


Basis

  • Je bent verantwoordelijk voor de planning in de agenda’s van de Creatieve vloer d.m.v. ons planningsprogramma. De Creative vloer bestaat uit Creatie, Design en onze RTV unit.
  • Je ondersteunt onze Operations Manager.

Noodzakelijk

  • Nederlandstalig en goed niveau Engels.
  • Je hebt goede administratieve vaardigheden, bent punctueel en accuraat.
  • Affiniteit en - bij voorkeur - ervaring met planning en agenda management.
  • Bureau ervaring is een pré, maar geen must.
  • Je kan goed samenwerken en bent in staat om je mening te geven. Dikke huid en een goed gevoel voor humor zijn essentieel.

Ben jij die Resource Planner waar Ogilvy naar op zoek is, zend dan aub je cv en motivatiebrief aan loes.erich@ogilvy.com

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Senior Visual Designer with top DTP skills+


Senior Visual Designer with top DTP skills

Here at Ogilvy Amsterdam we have an open and friendly culture and an environment that is creatively permissive. Your role will be to provide a creative link between the creative floor and the studio.

In the studio you will bring creative concepts to a higher level of finish and work closely with creative and studio people to get the best design. You will be responsible for leading the studio as well as delivering the output. The ability to craft and bring creative executions to life by way of DTP and design is critical for you to ensure we deliver outstanding presentations to our impressive list of International clients. To mention a few Ford, Rabobank, KFC, Nestle, Fanta, Philips.

The Basics:

  • Leading the studio as a real team player
  • You bring your design skills to life in collaboration with colleagues in the studio and on the creative floor


The Essentials:

  • Senior Visual Designer with top DTP skills and a minimum 5 years of experience working for global brands
  • Dutch native with good level of English
  • Education on HBO level
  • Experience and understanding of digital media is a must
  • You possess the latest and most relevant knowledge of Indesign, Photoshop, illustrator and Keynote
  • Easy speaker, comfortable and convincing in meetings

Are you the Senior Visual Designer Ogilvy is looking for? Please send your CV / Digital portfolio and a cover letter to loes.erich@ogilvy.com.


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Ogilvy Amsterdam heeft een open, vriendelijke, internationale en vooral creatieve cultuur. Daarin zal jij de creatieve spil zijn tussen creatie en studio.

Op de studio breng je creatieve concepten naar een hoger niveau. Je zult nauw samenwerken met de creatieve teams en studiomedewerkers om tot het sterkste design voor elk project te komen. Ook sleutel je onvergetelijke keynote-presentaties in elkaar en pak je dagelijkse DTP-klussen feilloos op. Of het nou voor internationale campagnes of lokale retail-klussen is.

Je bent niet alleen verantwoordelijk voor de output van de studio; je zult de studio ook leiden. Dus het spreekt voor zich dat geluk voor jou zit in het hoekje waar art-direction, design en kraftwerk samenkomen. Enkele klanten waar je op zult werken: Philips, Coca-Cola, Rabobank, KFC en Nestlé.

The Basics:

  • Leidinggeven aan de studio als een echte teamplayer.
  • Je bent een designer die zijn stijl tot leven brengt samen met zijn collega’s van de studio en creatie.


The Essentials:

  • Senior Visual Designer met top DTP-skills en minimaal 5 jaar werkervaring op internationale klanten.
  • Nederlands sprekend met een goed niveau van de Engelse taal.
  • Opleiding op HBO-niveau.
  • Ervaring in digitale media is een must. 
  • Je beheerst de laatste kennis van Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator en Keynote.
  • Je bent een makkelijke spreker en voelt je zeker en bent overtuigend in meetings

Is bovenstaande jouw biografie? Stuur je CV en digitale portfolio naar loes.erich@ogilvy.com.

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Social Media Manager+


Social Media Manager

Social.Lab was acquired three years ago by Ogilvy and now sits at the heart of the Ogilvy group as its deep social expertise. We develop dynamic content strategies that make brands, sales and customer value grow. We match great creative ideas, social-by-design executions with effective distribution and leading expertise in paid media in social. And we implement them through appropriate, agile and effective production capabilities. Last but not least, we measure, learn and optimise… daily, if we can. Because, today, we can. 

Social.Lab is the fastest-growing offering of the Ogilvy Group worldwide. In the last 3 years it has quintupled its size. As a leading social media agency, Social.Lab is now active across 3 continents and 7 markets with 160 employees.

Are you passionate about social media, eager to broaden your horizons and you juggle words with the same ease as numbers? Are you a good planner and able to handle conversation management? And can you create innovative content for our clients? Then we’d like you to be the newest addition to Social Lab’s Community Management department. 

The basics:

  • Develop social content strategy for multiple social channels.
  • Create social content in line with the tone of voice of your client's brand.
  • Program and post the content on the different social media channels.
  • Be the conversation moderator and check, analyze and encourage all conversations on your platforms.


Experience/Skills:

  •  Fluent in Dutch with knowledge of English.
  • 2 to 3 years experience in agency environment.
  • A thorough understanding of (and appreciation for) social media, understanding the visual trends of each social platform, the content formats available to use and how they can be used creatively. 
  • The ability to write/illustrate and experience in photography, video or basic motion-graphics skills would be an extra plus. 
  • The ability to come up with content ideas that fit a brief and are communicated clearly and passionately. 
  • Excellent time management skills and experience working to tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment. 
  • An energetic team player, with a can-do attitude and a positive personality. 
  • The ability to create with Photoshop.
     

Contact details: peter.meyers@social-lab.eu
Website: www.social-lab.eu

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What we offer

Here at Ogilvy Amsterdam we have an open and friendly culture and an environment that is creatively permissive. (We find the best ideas pop up that way). Our bright, open-plan office, based in the Schinkel area, is an old bike factory and is conveniently situated close to several craft beer breweries and a vodka distillery.

Here you'll work with likeminded people, pushing for creatively-driven solutions that nail the brief, excite our national & international clients and attract more of the same.


Open application

Not feeling any of the jobs above, but still want to be part of the Ogilvy team? Email us. Tell us what you do. We're always on the lookout for more giants. Send your application to loes.erich@ogilvy.com.

Internships

There's no better way to kick off a career in the industry. Whether it's Accounts, Creative, Design, Planning or HR, we offer springboards to greatness for all disciplines. Send your application to loes.erich@ogilvy.com.