Handle are proud to be working with the leading International Festival of Creativity to recruit Awards Processors for the run up to the 2021 festival. The festival highly reputable and widely regarded as the Oscars of the advertising, brand marketing and creative communications world so is a fantastic opportunity for candidates looking to gain invaluable experience within the creative, advertising and events industries.
Each year, the festival receives over 40,000 entries from 90 countries around the globe that are then passed over to juries for the judging process to begin. They have a dedicated Awards team to oversee this process but need interim candidates from April 13th until end of May/ start of June to support them.
As an Awards Processor you will be responsible for quality control - checking entry submissions and preparing them for judging. The highest performing and most dedicated candidates will also be given the opportunity to to assist with the the judging process where you will be responsible for assisting the juries and helping to facilitate the judging process.
Key responsibilities will include:
- Working as part of a team to process awards entries
- Working with databases and bespoke judging software
- Liaising with our customers - ranging from agency support staff to Executive Creative Directors
- Reviewing creative entry material that has been submitted by global advertising, communication, creative agencies and checking that it has been entered correctly
- Handling creative entry material, queries and correspondence
- Ad-hoc duties on the run up to the festival
We are looking for candidates with a customer focused approach, possessing excellent interpersonal and communication skills. You will have past administrative and database experience as well as a proven ability to deliver accurate results with high attention to detail. A second language and knowledge of the creative/ advertising industries would be desirable but not essential.
This is a temporary assignment starting April 13th - end of May/ start of June 2021 (end of June if selected to assist with the judging process). You must be available to attend Zoom interviews in March 2021 and have no prior commitments/ holiday for the entirety of the assignment.
Due to current Covid-19 restrictions, the role will be remote in the first instance however when it is safe to do so the client will require candidates to be able to travel to their central London based office atleast 1/2 times a week. With that in mind, only candidates who are able and willing to travel into central London and work in the office when it is safe to do so will be considered.
Please note: due to Covid-19 restrictions whether the event is going to go ahead in person in Cannes, France or virtually is still undecided, this will be confirmed in the coming weeks. If it is safe and in line with Covid-19 restrictions for the event to go ahead in person in Cannes, candidates will be required to be free during the event period to travel to Cannes to work onsite if selected to do so.
Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds
PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.