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Current Positions

Executive Assistant- Melbourne

The Monkeys are looking for an Executive Assistant to join us at our new Melbourne office. Supporting our CEO, Melbourne, and our Head of Strategy, this is a role for an EA with experience in a creative environment, and whose nimble mind can solve any administrative challenge. In other words, someone who is really good at making things happen. This role will help set up our new Melbourne office and be involved in growing something from the ground up.

The Role

  • Diary management
  • Proactively manage all email correspondence to ensure you’re across everything happening in the agency
  • Build strong relationships with internal stakeholders, clients and suppliers
  • Use your top notch administrative skills to take charge and make sure everything you work on runs smoothly
  • Manage agency events ranging from a BBQ in our garage through to a party for hundreds of clients and friends.

About you

  • You’re a brilliant juggler, diplomat and are inspired by provocative ideas – we want someone who is into the work we do
  • A background in production or creative services will be an asset to this role
  • You’ve worked as an EA level in evolving industries such as advertising, media or technology
  • Working with ambiguity doesn’t faze you; you love being fluid
  • Excellent attention to detail; you don’t miss a thing
  • You’re naturally calm and work well – or at least, have a sense of humour under pressure.

Who are The Monkeys

The Monkeys create provocative ideas that live within advertising, entertainment and technology. We’ve been called an ad agency, a collective, a branded content company, the business model of the future and a bunch of bloody dreamers.

Truth is, we’re a bit of each.

The Monkeys are a fully integrated agency owned by Accenture Interactive. We’re based in Surry Hills, Sydney with over 130 staff, but we work with clients all over the world.

The Monkeys work hard. Things happen quickly. But it’s worth it, if only to clock up a year’s worth of laughter in your first month.

Interested? Email us at jobs@themonkeys.com.au

Apply now


Finished Artist

The Monkeys are looking for a Finished Artist to join our growing Studio team on a 6 month contract. Working across our portfolio of clients, your role will be tasked with bringing creative flair to all briefs.

The Role

  • Use your great craft skills, attention to detail and a solid foundation in core design to deliver on briefs
  • Work collaboratively with the agency to execute designs
  • Work in our fast-paced Studio to ensure timely execution of creative projects
  • Work across a variety of collateral: POS, branding, print, digital, outdoor, TVC formats
  • Enhance and finesse projects with added design flair
  • Assist creative and production departments with concepting and visualising

About you

  • Strong understanding of Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator
  • Minimum 2 years’ finished art experience in creative agency
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Calm and patient, where no job is too intimidating
  • Provocative thinking comes naturally to you
  • Excellent finished art skills
  • Proficient in Adsend and other dispatch programs
  • Production knowledge an advantage

The Monkeys work hard. Things happen quickly. But it’s worth it, if only to get a year’s worth of laughter by the end of your first month.

Interested? Email us with a link to your portfolio at jobs@themonkeys.com.au

 

Apply now


Integrated Producer

The Monkeys are looking for an Integrated Producer to join our Production team. This role is a great opportunity for someone who understands the print production process and has an interest in art buying and digital production.

You may be in a production role at the moment, or in an accounts role looking to try something new. Most of all, you are a brilliant juggler, diplomat and are driven by wanting to make great creative work come to life.

The Role

  • Make every project run like clockwork and deliver to the highest standard
  • Track project status and timelines and update as required
  • Keep internal stakeholders and clients engaged across all projects
  • Use your grit and dexterity to make ideas come to life across a range of channels
  • Work closely with suppliers while negotiating the best deal for your project
  • Deliver print campaigns, both large scale and small
  • Ensure all print, art buying and digital jobs run on time and to budget

About you

  • You have some experience across print production and are keen to learn more about digital production and art buying
  • Creative agency experience is essential
  • You have a nimble mind to solve all manner of production challenges.
  • Provocative thinking comes naturally to you
  • Excellent attention to detail and financial acumen; you don’t miss a thing
  • Your sense of humour and unflappable demeanour is infectious
  • Interested? Email us at jobs@themonkeys.com.au

Apply now


Office Manager/ Front of House

The Monkeys are looking for a Office Manager/Front of House to join our Sydney team. This role will manage reception and the day to day running of the office. The Office Manager will have deliver Front of House duties, such as greeting guests and manage a busy reception desk. You will deal with everything from facilities and diary management through to supporting the office and managing supplies. You will play a key role in delivering The Monkeys level of service at all times.

The Role

  • The front desk is your primary focus as you are the first point of contact for all clients, suppliers and visitors to The Monkeys
  • Lead a small team including our Back of House Coordinator
  • Coordinate the effective operation of the office, including overall responsibility for the management of suppliers
  • Act as our work health safety champion, ensuring compliance and coordinating security and fire and safety training
  • Overall management of receiving and ordering couriers
  • Organising travel for the agency as required
  • Diary management and coordination of meetings for staff and clients
  • Assisting with the onboarding of new starters and creation of staff presentations
  • Be an active member of the Fun Police, helping to organise social events and functions

About you

  • Prior office management experience essential, preferably within technology, creative or other fast paced industries
  • You possess a demonstrated background of providing administrative leadership in a busy office
  • You are highly organised and motivated
  • You are reliable and punctual
  • Highest attention to detail
  • You possess a positive ‘can do’ attitude and are friendly, approachable and well mannered
  • You have experience in using both IOS and Microsoft programs
  • Above all, you have a sense of humour and are calm under pressure

Interested? Email us at jobs@themonkeys.com.au with your CV and a short introduction telling us a bit about yourself.

Apply now


Front End/ Creative Developer

The Monkeys are looking for a Mid-level Front End/ Creative Developer to join our Digital team in Sydney. Reporting to the Technical Director, this role will allow you to work with a wide range of technologies and help shape our digital work.

The Role

  • Ability to work on a diverse range of projects and technologies
  • Work collaboratively with the digital team and other stakeholders
  • Ability to provide technical insight and ideas to creative briefs
  • Ability to articulate technical concepts and solutions to non-technical stakeholders
  • Keen eye for design and aesthetics
  • Ability to work to task and deadlines
  • Produce considered and well-crafted code

About you

  • Willing to learn from and share your learnings with the wider team
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous learning and improvement
  • An expert knowledge of HTML5, SASS, Javascript
  • A good working knowledge of React, ES6, Nodejs
  • Understanding of core programming paradigms (OOP, Functional programming)
  • Understanding of git for source control
  • Working knowledge of build tooling (webpack, gulp)
  • Exposure to continuous integration / delivery tools
  • Exposure to a Linux based OS or similar

Bonus points for

  • Working knowledge of Unity or Unreal Engine
  • Working knowledge of WebGL / WebVR / Three.js
  • Working knowledge of mobile app development
  • Exposure to DevOps / infrastructure
  • Exposure to hardware hacking, Raspberry Pi or similar
  • Working knowledge of back end systems architecture

Interested? Email us at jobs@themonkeys.com.au

Apply now


Art Director

 

The Monkeys are looking for an Mid – Senior level Art Director to join our Creative team in Sydney. Your role will be to provide ideas and design concepts that inspire each brief you work on, both for the wider team and our clients. We aim to produce work that is creative and effective; making provocative ideas come to life.

The Role

  • Ability to present diverse design concepts and ideas for a multitude of Clients/ briefs/ campaigns within the Agency
  • Work collaboratively with the agency and build strong relationships with stakeholders
  • Ability to adapt design concepts to the environment of different mediums
  • Proactively come up with ideas for existing Clients and new ones
  • Develop design concepts from the beginning of brief to the end of the project
  • Articulate creative concepts internally and to clients as required
  • Ability to brief other designers and craft experts to bring the vision to life
  • Work with our internal production department and external suppliers
  • Attend shoots and direct talent as required
  • Manage the brief and feedback to our in house Studio team

About you

  • An understanding and appreciation of visual elements and a conceptual thinker
  • Provocative thinking comes naturally to you
  • Ability to solve creative problems for our Clients
  • You like to managing multiple projects and being challenged
  • A great eye for detail and an even better communicator
  • Strong time management skills
  • A proven understanding of photography concepts and of the production process across different mediums

Interested? Email us at jobs@themonkeys.com.au

Apply now


Account Manager – Melbourne

The Monkeys are looking for an Account Manager to join our Account Management team. Working on one of our biggest clients, the role is responsible for supporting the day-to-day running of your account, while developing strategic thinking and an understanding of integrated solutions.

The Role

  • Play your part in making every project run like clockwork
  • Cultivate relationships with your clients and look to add value to your interactions
  • Keep the rest of the Agency team advised of progress on specific jobs
  • Maintain The Monkey’s level of service
  • Ensure all Client guidelines and briefs are followed – be an eagle eye for detail
  • Be the key point of contact for the Creative teams on your allocated projects
  • Ensure all job requirements are recorded accurately that you’re across the numbers too

About you

  • Provocative thinking comes naturally to you;
  • You can develop relationships quickly and genuinely enjoy partnering with clients
  • Excellent attention to detail – you check everything, then check it again. Even if you didn’t do it;
  • Ability to manage workflows. You know where everything is and what everyone is doing;
  • Your sense of calm is infectious.

Interested? Email us at jobs@themonkeys.com.au

Apply now


Account Manager- Sydney

The Monkeys are looking for an Account Manager to join our Account Management team. Working on one of our biggest clients, the role is responsible for supporting the day-to-day running of your account, while developing strategic thinking and an understanding of integrated solutions.

The Role

  • Play your part in making every project run like clockwork
  • Cultivate relationships with your clients and look to add value to your interactions
  • Keep the rest of the Agency team advised of progress on specific jobs
  • Maintain The Monkey’s level of service
  • Ensure all Client guidelines and briefs are followed – be an eagle eye for detail
  • Be the key point of contact for the Creative teams on your allocated projects
  • Ensure all job requirements are recorded accurately that you’re across the numbers too

About you

  • Provocative thinking comes naturally to you;
  • You can develop relationships quickly and genuinely enjoy partnering with clients
  • Excellent attention to detail – you check everything, then check it again. Even if you didn’t do it;
  • Ability to manage workflows. You know where everything is and what everyone is doing;
  • Your sense of calm is infectious.

Interested? Email us at jobs@themonkeys.com.au

Apply now


Account Executive- Melbourne

We’re looking for an Account Executive to join our team. Reporting to a Group Account Director, this role is to work closely with your team to manage the requirements of your account and deliver the best work for our clients.

The Role

  • Make sure every campaign runs like clockwork and deliver to the highest standard
  • Become a trusted point of contact for your clients, team and the agency
  • Be the key communicator and ensure all stakeholders are across your campaigns
  • Oversee work in progress meetings independently once you are up and running

About you

  • You’re a brilliant juggler and organizer
  • One or two years’ creative or advertising industry experience preferred
  • Provocative thinking comes naturally to you
  • Excellent attention to detail and some financial acumen; you don’t miss a thing
  • Your communication skills are second to none and you enjoy building good relationships with both clients and your team
  • Your sense of humour and unflappable demeanour is infectious

The Monkeys work hard. Things happen quickly. But it’s worth it, if only to get a year’s worth of laughter by the end of your first month.

Interested? Email us at jobs@themonkeys.com.au

 


Integrated Producer

The Monkeys are looking for an Integrated Producer to join our Production team. This role is a great opportunity for someone who understands the print production process and has an interest in art buying and digital production.

You may be in a production role at the moment, or in an accounts role looking to try something new. Most of all, you are a brilliant juggler, diplomat and are driven by wanting to make great creative work come to life.

The Role

  • Make every project run like clockwork and deliver to the highest standard
  • Track project status and timelines and update as required
  • Keep internal stakeholders and clients engaged across all projects
  • Use your grit and dexterity to make ideas come to life across a range of channels
  • Work closely with suppliers while negotiating the best deal for your project
  • Deliver print campaigns, both large scale and small
  • Ensure all print, art buying and digital jobs run on time and to budget

About you

  • You have some experience across print production and are keen to learn more about digital production and art buying
  • Creative agency experience is essential
  • You have a nimble mind to solve all manner of production challenges.
  • Provocative thinking comes naturally to you
  • Excellent attention to detail and financial acumen; you don’t miss a thing
  • Your sense of humour and unflappable demeanour is infectious
  • Interested? Email us at jobs@themonkeys.com.au

Producer – Broadcast

We’re looking for a Broadcast Producer to join our busy integrated production team.

Besides being a brilliant juggler, diplomat and creative visionary, you’ll need a nimble mind to solve all manner of production challenges.You’ll need a good sense of humour, an unflappable demeanor and experience in a fast paced advertising agency.

Please apply by telling us why this is the job for you, attach your CV and reel and send to jobs@themonkeys.com.au. Applicants must have the right to work full time in Australia.