Careers

Our culture is one of innovation, learning and camaraderie. Would you like to join our team?

Flag could be the place for you if you’re looking for:

  • a down-to-earth, friendly and supportive team
  • a nurturing culture where development and learning are encouraged
  • an organisation that values high standards and attention to detail
  • an agency that’s growing
  • a chance to form strong client relationships.

It’s a fast-paced environment, but it’s one in which our people thrive. So if you have a passion for creativity, innovation and quality, and experience in delivering best-in-class communications, we would love to hear from you.

Current Vacancies

  • Head of Account Management

    Cambridge, London

    We’re looking for a bright and enthusiastic individual with experience managing a team and large client projects to join our team.

    Suitable candidates should be:

    • Experienced in people management, coaching and performance development
    • Able to manage budgets and oversee costings produced by the account management team
    • Experienced in producing printed and digital communications along with managing large multi-deliverable communications projects
    • Competent at producing cost estimates, schedules and managing projects to the highest standards
    • Able to multi-task and manage multiple projects and deadlines
    • Used to managing multi-role teams including designers, artworkers, web developers, copywriters, proofreaders, photographers, illustrators and animators
    • Eloquent and able to present to clients of the highest calibre (FTSE 100 organisations)
    • Able to build strong and lasting relationships with external and internal clients.

    The ideal candidate will have worked in a creative agency. As a guide we tend to look for candidates educated to degree level with exceptional interpersonal skills and great enthusiasm for their career. Experience and interest in corporate responsibility communications would be an added bonus.

    The role is based in Cambridge or London.

    Salary is dependent on experience.

    Please send a covering email and CV to recruitment@flag.co.uk.

  • Copywriter

    Cambridge, London

    We are looking for a talented CR/sustainability copywriter to join our in-house team, to be based in either Cambridge or London. This client-facing role will involve writing and editing clear, engaging copy for sustainability reports, websites and other corporate communications.

    The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

    • Solid writing and copyediting skills
    • Previous experience in business communications, report writing, campaign work and/or corporate storytelling
    • A good knowledge of sustainability issues
    • An ability to distil key messages from complex or technical information
    • An aptitude for writing for different channels, including digital and social media
    • An ability to build client relationships.

    Attributes required:

    • Exceptional organisational and time management skills
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
    • Flexibility and adaptability
    • A keen eye for detail
    • Commercial awareness.

    Salary commensurate with experience.

    Please send your CV and samples of your writing to Sean Tyler at recruitment@flag.co.uk.

    We are also interested in hearing from writers (potential hires and freelance writers) with a particular knowledge of nutrition science and research.

  • Junior digital designer

    Cambridge

    We are looking for an enthusiastic junior digital designer to join our Cambridge-based team.

    You will have a passion for digital media, be able to demonstrate experience of designing for the web, take the initiative to solve design problems and thrive in a team environment.

    Responsibilities

    • To develop design solutions for creative and digital briefs.
    • To work closely with our design team to produce innovative and creative experiences.
    • To work as part of a project team to deliver responsive websites and other digital projects.
    • To follow processes to a high standard.

    Required skills

    • Experience in providing intelligent, appropriate creative solutions to briefs.
    • Experience of responsive web design.
    • The ability to articulate and present thoughts and creative ideas.
    • Accurate and methodical implementation with a keen eye for detail.
    • An understanding of information design with the ability to create informative layouts.
    • Work to specifications, corporate brand guidelines and design standards.
    • A degree or equivalent qualification in Graphic Design or Web Design.
    • A good working knowledge of Illustrator and other Adobe Creative Cloud software.

    Additional skills

    • Experience of working with web developers and/or an understanding of HTML/CSS and accessibility.
    • Experience of working in a design position in a busy creative communications and corporate reporting agency.
    • Experience of design for digital media including UX, UI, IA, responsive layouts and accessibility.

    Contact us at recruitment@flag.co.uk.

  • Full-time front-of-house office/project assistant

    Cambridge

    We’re looking for a bright and enthusiastic project assistant to join our team in Cambridge, managing day-to-day tasks across a range of projects.

    Candidates should be educated to degree level or equivalent.

    • Reception duties
    • Office administration
    • Take responsibility for and manage office duties
    • Provide support to account management team, including updating project timelines and managing day-to-day tasks across a range of projects
    • Manage client feedback
    • Make resource requests
    • Prepare agendas and schedule meetings
    • Organise travel arrangements when required
    • Take accurate minutes and identify key actions
    • Support on raising client invoices and billing of associated project costs

    The ideal candidate will:

    • be flexible
    • be able to multi-task/be efficient in a busy work environment
    • be able to work independently
    • be able to work to deadlines
    • have strong attention to detail/accuracy
    • have excellent communication skills
    • be IT literate: Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.

    Salary based on experience.

    Ideal start date would be as soon as possible.

    Contact us at recruitment@flag.co.uk.

  • Part-time bookkeeper 2‒3 days per week

    Cambridge

    Due to expansion in the team, we are looking for a part-time bookkeeper who has a strong background in an all-round position and will enjoy working in a growing and fast-paced agency. This role is a great opportunity for someone who is looking for a role where they can feel a sense of ownership of the finance process and also learn from the senior management team.

    • Ideally proficient in Sage 200 (preferably) or Sage 50
    • Purchase ledger processing
    • Sales ledger processing
    • Processing expenses
    • Paying invoices
    • Credit control
    • Bank reconciliation
    • Monthly TB production
    • Journals
    • Cash flow
    • EC sales list and VAT returns
    • Handling all finance enquiries
    • Ad-hoc duties

    Salary based on experience.

    Ideal start date would be as soon as possible.

    Contact us at recruitment@flag.co.uk.

  • Freelance proofreaders

    Cambridge

    As part of our ISO 9001-accredited quality management system, we check every piece of work that passes through our building. To help us, we are always interested in hearing from proofreaders in the Cambridge area to support our in-house team on an ad hoc basis. All our readers work on the full range of Flag’s projects and must be able to operate effectively in a fast-paced agency environment. Excellent grammar, spelling and punctuation are essential.

    Please note: we are not seeking to fill a specific vacancy.

    Experience required:

    • established freelance proofreader with excellent references
    • familiarity with corporate/business publications
    • used to reading copy for both print and online
    • used to working to different house style guidelines.

    Attributes required:

    • demonstrable proofreading/copyediting skills
    • knowledge of proofreading marks
    • an eye for detail, accuracy and consistency
    • ability to manage own time and workload
    • experience of reading both UK and US English preferred.

    Contact us at recruitment@flag.co.uk.

  • Placements – design

    Cambridge

    We run a short-term placement scheme for recent design graduates looking to gain some hands-on experience. Fancy a month working with us to see what the agency environment is really like? If so, please send your CV and PDFs of your work to: recruitment@flag.co.uk.

We’d love to hear from you, so please get in touch

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    London

    31-35 Kirby Street, London EC1N 8TE, UK

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    Cambridge

    Fieldstead Barn, New Road, Impington, Cambridge CB24 9PJ, UK