Writer & Director

Your reason for being here…

Everyone at DRPG has a purpose, and you use your passion for storytelling to create outstanding films and other content. Your ideas and execution will blow our clients and our team’s minds in a way that succeeds in delivering even better than before and beyond the expected.

The way you roll…

You love making awesome films that connect and persuade audiences, and your passion for your work is infectious. You know what great looks like and have a proven record of smashing it out of the park.

A marvel with clients, you know how to involve them in the process and achieve the very best results. Fabulous time-management is a superpower of yours, and your problem-solving prowess is second to none. Brilliant at making magic happen, you bring our philosophy of ‘anything’s possible’ to life through your positive attitude and unbeatable work ethic.

How you make it all possible…

  • Providing creative solutions, scripting and direction for film and animated projects, along with creative ideas to be used within the wider agency’s projects

  • Ideation of B2E, B2B and B2C film, live action and animation solutions that directly lead to clients attaining their brand marketing/employee communications objectives

  • Writing compelling creative concepts and impactful scripts that answer clients’ project briefs, and providing a basis for an outstanding film or other content

  • Taking responsibility and leading in the creation of proposals, scripts and client presentations that may involve other team members

  • Working with the Creative Directors, Sales teams, Account teams and various Production teams to develop concepts; supporting in the development and production of proposal activities, including writing and presenting cohesive and persuasive rationales for client projects

  • Using your outstanding directing skills to get the very best out of crew and talent (including senior leaders) to achieve exceptional results and make awesome films

  • Producing your own projects to a high standard when the budget/timeline makes it the smart thing to do

  • Providing a flexible and adaptable approach to work, moulding to, and influencing client ways of working

  • Ensuring that our high quality of creative and production is upheld, maintaining consistently high standards for yourself and others in the team

  • Inspiring trust and confidence from colleagues and clients

This list is not exhaustive, and you will be expected to work flexibly and undertake other such duties as may be reasonably required.

What’s in your toolbox…

  • An amazing showreel that speaks for itself (you’ll need one of these to apply!)

  • Impressive creative thinking, script writing and film directing skills

  • At least seven years of jaw-dropping experience as a writer and director with an agency or production company creating topflight brand, marketing and comms films

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with strong listening skills to match

  • A clear understanding of the importance and relevance of a client’s brand

  • Must be computer literate; competent using Word, PowerPoint/Keynote (Premiere-Pro and other Adobe apps earn you extra brownie points)

  • Self-motivated, with the ability to work well independently and as part of a team, with an adaptable approach to work

  • A hunger to learn new skills and develop existing ones

  • A positive attitude towards challenging situations and multi-tasking

  • The ability to work under pressure on multiple projects with impeccable time management skills to ensure all deadlines are met

  • A complete passion and commitment to achieving excellent results

Get to know us…

We’re one of the most unexpectedly all-round capable communications agencies that’s been on the go for years – ever since our head honcho set up shop in a shed back in 1980, in fact.

Since then, we’ve made it our mission to make anything possible for our many and varied clients, putting our creative flair into delivering strategic communication campaigns, digital solutions, film and videos, events, exhibitions, and a whole lot more in between. We’ve grown a lot, but we’ve kept everything that made us great, back from the very day we first started out. Our global HQ and largest studios are smack bang in the middle of the UK and well worth a visit to see for yourself!

Hang on, there’s more…

The role will be based primarily in Covent Garden with remote working when it makes sense, but there will be times when you’ll need to work from our other offices and undertake other related commercial duties both in the UK and overseas. Flexibility is key!

We’re a friendly team. We really, really welcome anyone who wants to become part of our brilliant company. If you’re passionate with a cracking drive to deliver on our ‘anything’s possible’ mindset, we’d love to hear from you!

DRPG is an equal opportunities employer. We're committed to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace where everyone can be their best, so if you're excited about this role, we would love to hear from you and look forward to receiving your application.

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