Department Head, Campaign Management

Job Type:
Leeds, United Kingdom

The role: Department Head, Campaign Management

We are looking for a Department Head, Campaign Management to join our rapidly growing Stars Creative team, based in our Leeds service office.

Are you our next Super Star?

We are building a new Marketing Centre of Excellence in Leeds and we’re looking for individuals with big ideas and the ability to think creatively and outside of the box. You will become part of a company that gives you everything you need to create winning moments to push your own boundaries and build the best experience for our millions of players around the world.

So, who are we? We’re home to some of the biggest, most exciting brands in the online gaming industry, with offices, events and players all over the world. We’re the ultimate owner of such brands as PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo, Sky Poker and BetEasy, as well as live poker tour and event brands.

Why we need you: -

We are an in-house creative agency, which provides service to the teams producing the Stars Group global and local advertising across TV, press, digital and social across our verticals (Poker, Sportsbook and Casino).

As our Department Head, Campaign Management, you will be responsible for overseeing the day to day running of the Stars Group campaign management team, assisting various markets and other business units.  You will work very closely with the strategy function and the external agencies in helping to determine the brand and communications strategies across all brands and verticals.

You will assist in the delivery of quality creative solutions across all media in line with Group management approved briefs and budget, on time, on brief and in line with brand guidelines. You manage large pre-set budgets and will strive to maintain high standards of creative quality.  You’ll provide the team feedback on briefs and manage the timeline for campaigns with the aim of improving the quality of briefs and obtaining longer lead-times to produce creative work.

Who are we looking for: -

We are looking for a highly experienced creative marketing professional with either/both client-side or agency background.  You will need proven project management / account management experience and be well organised with the ability to multi-task and prioritize key projects.

You’ll need team management experience and strong communication skills with the ability to tailor the dialogue and delivery to cater for a variety of audiences.  You will need strong analytical and decision making skills to be able to handle the range of responsibilities this role will offer.

As the ideal candidate, you will have: -

Creative agency experience is preferable and any experience within mobile or the gaming sector and knowledge or passion for poker, would be desirable.

What’s in it for you?

The salary for this job is based on experience, so whilst we are not able to go into detail at this stage, we can say that we offer great salary packages and a discretionary annual performance bonus. We can also provide advice and dedicated assistance to those moving to Leeds.

We offer health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address). If you have a baby whilst you work for us, we will give you 1000 GBP as congratulations. In addition to that, we provide the opportunity for a discounted gym membership.

Our in-house training and development team deliver fantastic support in terms of developing your skills and helping you progress your career.

What happens next?

We will aim to get back to you as soon as possible. If you meet the criteria, then we’ll invite you to a phone interview and if that goes well we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview.