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We’re looking for new people to join the Shape History team.

Please feel free to browse though some of our newest opportunities and apply via the email below.

Account Executive (Creative)

Required skills:

  • A confident, organised project manager, with a meticulous eye for detail.
  • A campaigner mindset – someone who can demonstrate passion for specific causes.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • A fantastic collaborator.  
  • A strong storyteller and creative professional who can advise on solutions for content.
  • Comfortable working under both time and volume pressures.  
  • Proven, good written skills.
  • Project management & documentation.

Bonus Skills

  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative suite.
  • Agency background or knowledge.

This is a position perfect for a candidate with 1-2 years’ experience looking for their next step in leading a team, with a firm interest across both campaigning and creative storytelling.

Closing Date:​  Friday 12th April, 2019.

Day to day work:

  • Working closely with our Creative Lead, you will lead on day-to-day project management with range of fantastic partner organisations, communicating with them on a daily basis.
  • You will take part in team brainstorms, coming up with branding, video, animation concepts and more. From here, you will sometimes write up creative treatments to be sent to our partners.
  • You will be responsible for managing your own timelines and budgets for all creative projects.
  • Work closely with our designers, web developers and videographers, ensuring that all creative feedback is implemented in our work, and guiding them where necessary.
  • Responsible for pre-production for video shoots, including sourcing locations, actors, props and more.
  • Writing creative scripts for voiceovers, creating call sheets and supporting with shot lists.
  • Work collaboratively with other members of the creative team, and partner teams, to support and make the most out content and platforms available.

Why do you want to work with us?

  • Means tested bonus and annual salary increase. 
  • Minimum leave days (24) with unlimited holiday. 
  • Monday Fruit Huddles & Prosecco Thursdays.
  • History Shaper Programme, allowing you to build passion projects using the Shape name.
  • Work from home on Fridays, finishing at 4.30pm.
  • Time off in lieu policy.
  • The chance to work with an extraordinary passionate and intelligent team of campaigners, with the goal to create impactful and high quality work.

To apply:

Apply to the email address below including the full job title, a cover letter and your CV. Thanks for your interest. Lauren Kay-Lambert – Head of Campaigns, recruitment@shapehistory.com

Junior Part Time Designer/Animator (Content Creator)

Required skills:

  • All round creative individuals with a flair for using their work to promote positive and social change.
  • A meticulous eye for detail.
  • Visual adaptability with the ability to emulate specific brand styles.
  • Very good experience of design for animation workflows.
  • Motion-graphic animation.
  • Very good experience of design for print and digital media with associated technical specifications.
  • Working with the full Adobe CC suite esp. Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign and After Effects.
  • Understanding of story, narrative structures.
  • A campaigner mindset – someone who can demonstrate passion for specific causes.
  • Comfortable working under both time and volume pressures.  
  • Very good organisational skills and understands how to balance multiple projects at once.

Bonus skills:

  • Using Cinema 4D, Blender or similar 3D animation techniques.
  • Basic sound mixing.
  • Understanding of distribution platforms and the associated technical specifications for each.
  • Building presets for lower 3rds / titles / motion-graphics.

Shape History, a social change communications agency working with United Nations, Macmillan Cancer Support and the NHS to name a few, is looking for a talented and organised Junior Part Time Editor, with preferable design skills. This is a position perfect for a candidate with 1-2 years experience looking for their next step. This will be a part time role, working 3 days per week with the potential of it turning into a full time position.

Closing Date:​  Friday 22nd March, 2019

Day to day work:

  • Supporting the Production Lead with day to day creative tasks.
  • Supporting brainstorms with the campaigns team to inspire new ideas to fuel social change using film, video and design.
  • Editing a multitude of videos in Adobe Premiere.
  • Minimal Text and Icon animation in Adobe After Effects.
  • Work collaboratively with other members of the creative team, and partner teams, to support and make the most out content and platforms available.

Why do you want to work with us?

  • Means tested bonus and annual salary increase. 
  • Minimum leave days (24) with unlimited holiday. 
  • Monday Fruit Huddles & Prosecco Thursdays.
  • History Shaper Programme, allowing you to build passion projects using the Shape name.
  • Work from home on Fridays, finishing at 4.30pm.
  • Time off in lieu policy.
  • The chance to work with an extraordinary passionate and intelligent team of campaigners, with the goal to create impactful and high quality work.

Salary: 

£20-£24k depending on experience

To apply:

Apply to the email address below including the full job title, a cover letter and your CV. Thanks for your interest. Lauren Kay-Lambert – Head of Campaigns, recruitment@shapehistory.com

Help us in the next adventure at Shape History.

Interviews will be held at our office – The Record Hall, 16-16A Baldwin’s Gardens, Hatton Garden, London EC1N 7RJ

A few reasons to work for Shape History:

  • ­Flexible working spaces
  • International travel opportunities
  • Grow and shape the brand & culture of the organisation
  • Change the world
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Apply to the email address below including the full job title and a link to any portfolio work if relevant, cover letter and CV.

Thanks for your interest.

Lauren Kay-Lambert

Head of Campaigns

recruitment@shapehistory.com