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ADCN, CLUB FOR CREATIVITY

ADCN is the club and platform for creativity in advertising and design in the Netherlands. ADCN is a non-profit, member-run organization, with over 600 members, led by an elected Board. Among ADCN’s members are copy masters, visionary strategists, animation magicians, advertising gurus, phenomenal illustrators, ingenious freelancers, gifted students and more. It’s the club’s members that define and shape ADCN. The club brings these members together to inspire and celebrate the finest in design and advertising.

UNLEASH CREATIVITY

ADCN’s mission is to unleash Dutch creativity by stimulating creative excellence, accelerating creative talent and leadership and kick-starting meaningful co-creation and innovation in communications in the Netherlands.

ACTIVITIES

ADCN organizes its activities along four pillars: Inspiration & Education & Innovation – Through our club/community ADCN provides talks, trainings, workshops, festivals, courses, challenges, exhibitions, shows, and publications. Celebration – Each year ADCN organizes the ADCN Awards, also known as the Lamps. This is the annual Dutch celebration of the very best creativity and craft in advertising and design.

Please see below for our current job openings.

JOB OPENING: PROGRAM MANAGER

AMSTERDAM, 5 MARCH 2018

ADCN’s team is fueled by an immense passion for creativity and a desire to build a community across the creative industries. We strive to improve ourselves and each other every day. Innovative ideas and input are greatly valued, and creativity is highly appreciated and stimulated. We adapt our organization to changes in the industry around us, which results in new, exciting challenges every day, for which we all take our responsibilities with great passion.Currently, we are looking for:

PROGRAM MANAGER

Tasks & Responsibilities
Your role is to curate and produce inspiring programs and festivals for ADCN members and the Dutch creative and marketing community.

You will design and run various activities (e.g. talks, workshops, discussions, club dinners and exhibitions) that cover a range of topics in relation to advertising, design, media, technology, arts, science, culture and creative leadership.

The aim of our programs is to inspire the Dutch creative community towards creative excellence and impactful ideas/solutions in the world of marketing and brands. Your work should make ADCN the place to be for inspiration, education and co-creation in advertising, design and craft.

Experience
• 3-5 Years experience in marketing or creative related program management
• Experience and network in the creative industry (pref. within an advertising/design/digital agency/studio)

Skills & Personality
• Knowledge of the advertising, design and craft community
• Results-driven, getting (impossible) things done, can do attitude
• Self-starting & entrepreneurial: pro-active problem-solver
• Excellent project management & planning skills: multi-tasker
• Team player with a sense of humor
• Outgoing personality, strong interpersonal and persuasion skills
• IT literate – Excel, Word, Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop
• Fluent in Dutch and English

Benefits
• Work together with top-notch creative directors, agencies & planners in advertising, design, craft and media
• Get coaching tailored to your personal ambitions and professional growth
• Work in a creative space/club
• Learn to manage a creative business
• Participate in ADCN events/courses and NL creative industry festivals

Applications and info
Please send your CV (and a short yet sharp motivation in English) or questions to Cherise Basiran, Club & Production Manager, ADCN: cherise@adcn.nl. Deadline 25 April, 2018.