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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.

Executive Assistant

Required Skills:

  • A close alignment with our Organisational Values
  • Organisation and planning
  • Numeration
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong knowledge and competency of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Copy-writing
  • Diary management  
  • Interest in finances

Bonus Skills

  • Campaigning & social change background / interest
  • Experience with Xero or other accounting software
  • Google Drive
  • Design skills

Shape History, a social change communications agency working with The Prince’s Trust, United Nations, Macmillan Cancer Support and the NHS to name a few, is looking for a talented and organised Executive Assistant – to support the senior management team in the UK. This is a position perfect for a candidate with 1 years experience looking for their next step, with a firm interest in social change campaigning and business organisation.

Closing Date:​  Thursday 31st Jan at 6pm GMT

Day to day work:

  • Support the Senior Management Team across business growth, campaign planning and people management
  • Manage diaries of Senior Management team and attend meetings as necessary
  • Support finance administration including monitoring expenses
  • Raise and follow up on all partner invoices
  • Support building project timelines and ensure project teams adhere to them
  • Scheduling meetings and manage team travel, both domestic and international
  • Provide basic bookkeeping support
  • Build new business presentation documents as required
  • Provide support of administrative duties within a wide variety of social change projects

Salary: 

£20-£23k 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

Campaigns Director

Required Skills:

  • All round creative individual with a flair for using their work to promote positive and social change.
  • A meticulous eye for detail.
  • Inspiring experience in impact-lead campaign strategy, creative storytelling and theory of change development, with proven real-world results.
  • Feels comfortable leading various members of a team.
  • Leading brainstorms and confidence in ideation of ideas.
  • Dissecting a brief to respond to new business requests for proposals
  • 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.
  • Audience mapping and research insights development.
  • Knowledge of social media / storytelling / content trends.
  • Strong experience with problem solving and managing clients from a top level perspective.

Bonus Skills

  • Using scripts, storyboards and production documents as reference resources for post-production.
  • Experience of data wrangling.
  • Experience with Animation (either 2D or 3D) in After Effects / Cinema 4D or similar.
  • Experience with video editing and design.

Shape History, a social change agency communications working with The Prince’s Trust, United Nations, Macmillan Cancer Support and the NHS to name a few, is looking for a talented and organised Campaigns Director – to lead our teams in the UK. This is a position perfect for a candidate with 5 years experience looking for their next step in leading a team, with a firm interest across both campaign strategy and creative storytelling.

Closing Date:​  Thursday 31st Jan at 6pm GMT

Day to day work:

  • Leading creative brainstorms with the creative team.
  • Leading storytelling development for campaign narrative and content.
  • Leading the construction of campaign strategy; including theory of change, tactics for campaign engagement.
  • Problem solving with your team, answering any queries that may arise.
  • Inspiring an environment of creative activism within the London team.

Salary: 

£35-43k 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

Junior Creative Editor / Designer (Part Time)

Required skills:

  • All round creative individuals with a flair for using their work to promote positive and social change.
  • A meticulous eye for detail.
  • Very good experience of video editing, text animation and also a light graphic design.
  • Working with the Adobe CC suite esp. Premiere, After Effects and Photoshop.
  • Understanding of story, narrative structures and constructing narrative from archive or documentary footage.
  • 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 scripts, storyboards and production documents as reference resources for post-production.
  • Experience of data wrangling.
  • Experience with Animation (either 2D or 3D) in After Effects / Cinema 4D or similar.
  • Colour grading.
  • Basic sound mixing.
  • Understanding of distribution platforms and the associated technical specifications for each.
  • Lower 3rds / titles / graphics, knowledge of the Adobe CC suite.

Shape History, a social change 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:​  Thursday 31st January at 6pm GMT

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.

Salary: 

£22-24K per annum, 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. 
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