Creative Services Lead

A simultaneously creative and highly organised group, the marketing, communications and web team seamlessly works together to promote Medline’s brand and initiatives through high-quality marketing services and strategies. Some team members design eye-catching, captivating content and graphics, while others check that the text is well-written and cohesive, whatever language it might be in. We also accompany numerous projects from all around the company from start to finish—ideation, creation, dissemination and analysis. Together, we are the gatekeepers of Medline’s brand and are dedicated to producing powerful and professional marketing materials.

Purpose

Medline is looking for a people and project manager to lead our creative team and lead and contribute to video and illustration production activities. The Creative Services Lead will be based in our headquarters in Arnhem, the Netherlands or in Kleve, Germany. In this role you will report to our Director of Marketing and Communications, Europe.

Activities

  • Lead creative team of 2 direct reports, 3 people total
  • Review or assist in developing creative proposals
  • Facilitate creative project kick-offs
  • Lead brainstorming sessions with creative team
  • Supervise, push and encourage creative team to push boundaries
  • Master department workflows and processes and suggest changes in order to improve efficiencies
  • Serve as the digital media expert bringing new ideas and energy to the creative team with focus on video and illustration production
  • Manage Medline EU video strategy and portfolio
    • Create new videos (training, promotion, animation, internal events)
      • Work closely with product and other subject matter experts to determine best style of video suited for each project
      • Proactively search for projects best suited for video
      • Develop video from storyboard to filming to editing
    • Maintain existing videos which may include light edits and adding subtitles/voiceovers
  • Maintain video portfolio in the Medline PIMDAM (product information management and digital asset management database) and on online platforms like Vimeo / YouTube
  • Track and report on video performance across all channels including medline.eu sites and social media

Job Requirements

  • Educational background and previous work experience in video design and production
  • 3+ years management experience
  • Expert user of Adobe Creative Suite – focus is on Premiere and After Effects, InDesign and Illustrator experience is a plus
  • Ability to work independently, prioritise your work and carry out multiple tasks simultaneously and meet agreed deadlines
  • Flexible and structured
  • Excellent critical thinking, reasoning and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to achieve results in a fast-paced, changing, global/matrix environment
  • You have a keen eye for aesthetics and pay attention to the details
  • Maintain a great relationship with your team and customers

Contact

Are you interested in being a part of our journey? Please send your résumé and cover letter to Caroline Desborough, HR Generalist: [email protected]