Careers

Havas Lynx Group is an ambitious and fast growing business and we’re always looking for talented people to join our mission – to change the future of healthcare communications. Below are some of our current roles, however if you don’t see a role which matches your aspirations please get in touch regardless. Please send your credentials and/or portfolio, accompanied by a covering letter, to careers@havaslynx.com.

We work to a preferred supplier list, which we’re very happy with, however if you feel we are missing out by not working with you then get in touch and tell us why.

Art Director

Manchester

The role of Art Director will see you produce impactful, original and intelligent work which impresses the client and surpasses their need. As an Art Director you will ensure all work is of high quality and eclipses the brief. You will have the client at the forefront of everything you create and be an integral and supportive member of your team. Your knowledge and experience will be used to support the Creative Director to mentor Junior Creatives in the team, developing their capabilities.

Role responsibilities

  • You will support the team by producing creative work across a range of projects, which is appropriate and exceeds the client’s brief
  • You will take ownership for the conception and delivery of your idea and include the Creative Director where appropriate
  • You will actively develop your skills in core design applications including, but not limited to, Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
  • You will work in partnership with the Client Services team, and initiate and respond directly to client communications where appropriate
  • You will attend briefing meetings and proactively communicate with the Strategy, Client Services, Medical, Digital, and Operations departments to ensure a smooth delivery of projects
  • You will keep up to date on the creative sector, news, and events, and be motivated to share this knowledge on a regular basis with your team
  • You will demonstrate a strong capability in presenting your work internally and externally

For more information and to apply please send your CV to careers@havaslynx.com along with a cover letter.

Head of Strategy

Manchester

The role of Head of Strategy will see you apply your advanced strategic knowledge and inquisitive nature to produce and take ownership of the overarching strategy for your client. You will lead your team to present solutions that are relevant, distinctive and of high quality, adding significant value to projects. You will work closely with the Creative team to shape big ideas and with the Accounts team to build strong client relationships, demonstrating an advanced ability in passionately presenting your ideas and actively looking for opportunities to bolster profitability. You will be a mentor to all Planners in your team, helping them to fulfil their potential.

Role responsibilities

  • To lead your team, devising solutions that fulfil and exceed the client brief whilst consistently pushing the strategy to its most innovative point
  • To proactively ensure an advanced understanding of the industry, brand and products within your Agency. Take the lead role in defining the team’s overarching strategy
  • To take overall responsibility for the work that you and your team produce, ensuring it is completed to deadline, is of high quality, demonstrating accuracy, attention to detail and ownership
  • To adapt to working across digital projects, extensive research projects, brand development and workshops depending on your client’s needs
  • To create and maintain a strong and collaborative working relationship with your wider team. Working harmoniously with client services, creative, science and digital
  • To lead the preparation and delivery of client meetings and workshops – delegating to your strategic team as necessary and adding significant value
  • To proactively aid the progression of your strategic team, developing them for roles of greater responsibility

For more information and to apply please send your CV to careers@havaslynx.com along with a cover letter.

Account Director

Manchester

The role of Account Director will see you take ownership of your accounts, with a focus on client satisfaction, business development, profitability and staff performance. As an Account Director, you will ensure that your clients receive the highest individual attention and that we deliver projects on time, on budget and on brief. You will lead the consultation on key strategic communication ensuring contextual suitability, exceptional creative work and industry-first innovation and quality in all campaigns. You will lead and inspire your team in their professional and personal development.

Role responsibilities

  • You will build meaningful and trusting relationships with your clients ensuring you position Havas Lynx Group as their strategic partner
  • You will immerse yourself in your client’s business and industry in order to be best placed to deliver quality campaigns and lead your team by example
  • You will be instrumental in shaping the strategy and judging creative concepts in relevance to the original brief
  • You will have a proactive approach to identifying and initiating business opportunities with new and existing clients
  • You will take ownership for the management of your team; leading by example and supporting their individual needs
  • You will manage the wider production team; ensuring your team work cohesively to ensure that work is managed accurately in terms of timescales and budgets
  • You will be responsible for the financial health of your accounts, proactively identifying and resolving any issues and escalating these to the Client Services Director when appropriate

For more information and to apply please send your CV to careers@havaslynx.com along with a cover letter.

Media Planner

Manchester

The role of Media Planner will see you sit in the Analytics, Media and Performance team. You will work in an integrated Media team to plan and execute global media campaigns for our clients. You will use your expertise to educate both internal teams and your clients on the possibilities that can be achieved through data driven media campaigns. You will work with your team to plan and execute the appropriate media campaigns for your client’s needs.

Role responsibilities

  • You will work with the client and the account team to understand the client’s business objectives and advertising strategy
  • You will liaise with the creative agency team, clients and consumers to develop media strategies and campaigns
  • You will undertake research and gather data to inform the development of media strategies
  • You will make decisions on the best form of media for specific clients and campaigns
  • You will undertake research and analyse data using specialist industry resources
  • You will Identify target audiences and analyse their characteristics, behaviour and media habits
  • You will present proposals, including cost schedules, to clients
  • You will recommend the most appropriate types of media to use, as well as the most effective time spans and locations

For more information and to apply please send your CV to careers@havaslynx.com along with a cover letter.

Senior Frontend Developer

Manchester

The role of Frontend Developer will see you mentor and manage a development team, whilst working on CMS driven web applications for our global clients. These projects will range from bespoke applications to additional features of existing sites and apps. You will work in a close knit team of developers, reporting into the Head of Development. This is a fantastic opportunity to work on industry first technology for global projects.

Role responsibilities

  • You will work with the team to shape the development principles, priorities, architecture and technology approach to the development of these projects
  • You will be an expert in JavaScript, ES6, React, Redux, Angular, Node, MongoDB
  • You will be an advocate of modern engineering practices such as TDD, pair programming and continuous integration/deployment
  • You will have experience working on development projects and therefore have a wide range of experience across multiple technologies
  • You will be a problem solver and be able to guide junior team members in coming up with their own solutions

For more information and to apply please send your CV to careers@havaslynx.com along with a cover letter.

Graduates

We know the value in spotting and nurturing young talent – our CEO David Hunt joined as a fresh-faced graduate back in 2002. In the past five years we’ve employed over 100 graduates in our offices around the UK.

And, whereas David’s first job was repainting the company offices, nowadays our graduates work on global campaigns from the get-go, fully supported by a comprehensive training and mentoring programme.

So, if you fancy cutting your teeth on work that could change lives and define your career, contact Aimee Stapleton via careers@havaslynx.com to find out more.