Ogilvy Social.Lab is not a traditional agency. We are an agency born for the Social & Digital Age. Ogilvy Social.Lab operates as a real LAB and thrives at the intersection of modern marketing & creativity. We cherish our entrepreneurial spirit and embrace the opportunity to rethink marketing and communications – constantly challenging the status quo.
Social.Lab was acquired by Ogilvy in 2013, is headquartered in Brussels but now work borderlessly across the globe.
From our Brussels HQ we are currently working for numerous local and international clients incl. IKEA, Google, Coca-Cola, Absolut, Milka, Philadelphia, Nestle, Côte d’Or and several European & Belgian institutions, and many more.
We are growing fast, and we love it. We know that our success is a direct result of our talents.
Are you someone positively curious, driven by a passion for pushing creative boundaries? If you're tired of conventional roles and believe that creativity and innovation, go hand in hand, Ogilvy Social Lab invites you to join our team!
We're on the lookout for a dynamic duo, a creative team that defies traditional norms. If you find joy in creating experiences that transcend marketing boundaries and are fascinated by the diverse ways people engage with brands, you're the talent we want to welcome.
Join us as we redefine the standards of social creativity. And here's the exciting part – we're not just looking for talent in Brussels. Whether you're in Berlin, London, or any other location, feel free to apply. We embrace remote collaboration, and your innovative ideas can contribute to our dynamic team, even if you're not based in Brussels.
Embrace a social-first mindset, open to trans-media ideas that go beyond traditional campaigns.
Understand and appreciate the nature and value of our clients' brands. Familiarize yourself with the product landscape and stay informed about what’s going on in the market.
Engage in the briefing process, ensuring proper kickstarts and brand propositions for a comprehensive understanding.
Technical Proficiency: For Art Directors, an outstanding knowledge of DTP and retouching; for Copywriters, manage projects from ideation to execution, collaborating with specialists.
Collaboration and Defending Ideas: Collaborate with specialists, defend your ideas, tone of voice, and wording choices. Challenge creative briefs and suggest additional ideas that showcase our creative potential.
Stay Current: Stay up-to-date on social media trends and formats, finding creative ways to leverage them for engaging campaigns.
Proven experience in a similar role, demonstrating your ability to contribute to creative excellence.
Exceptional fluency in English.
Creativity and originality that align with the innovative spirit of Ogilvy Social Lab.
Effective teamwork and communication skills, fostering collaboration within the creative team.
A natural curiosity for current trends in popular and digital culture, coupled with foresight into future advertising landscapes.
Insight into human behavior and motivational needs, demonstrating a deep understanding of your audience.
A keen sense of color and form to contribute to the visual and aesthetic aspects of the creative process.
Ability to work well under pressure, meeting tight deadlines while maintaining the quality of work.
Interest in immersing yourself in award annuals to explore and appreciate outstanding work in the field.
A strong desire to learn and upskill, showcasing a commitment to personal and professional growth.
Conceptualization skills that bring forth brave, fresh, and world-class ideas.
Fulltime opportunity in an ever-growing, trendsetting advertising agency based in the greenest building in Brussels – the new WPP Campus.
Work alongside a team of diverse and people-focused individuals, on impactful projects and with an array of local, regional and global clients.
We are committed to keeping our environmental footprint low and ensuring that our work is ethical.
We thrive on transparency – Our words and promises produce actions.
Enjoy attractive employment benefits including:
A flexible working policy,
3 insurance options,
A car or mobility budget (seniority-dependant),
Relevant IT equipment and
Access to the company rooftop to take an occasional break, while overlooking the breath-taking city
As an Ogilvy Social. Lab employee, you will be provided with continuous opportunities to grow through training, and career conversations, while doing strong work, that works on a daily basis.
Our ambition is to attract the very best diverse talent to Ogilvy, and to be the employer of choice in the UK. We want everyone to feel welcome when they join us, and once they’re here, for them to want to stay with us, grow their career, and to feel they belong with us.
We are an equal opportunity employer and we’re committed to creating an inclusive, welcoming environment for everyone who wants to work at Ogilvy. For us, diversity, equity and inclusion is integrated into everything that we do. We believe that for creativity to flourish, everything about how we work must have diversity at its core. Your race, colour, ethnic, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, have no bearing on our hiring decisions, but we encourage everyone to feel free to express their true selves in an environment we are consistently striving to make as inclusive as possible.
We aim to facilitate an accessible and positive application experience for all candidates. If you require any adjustments from us to support you through the process or expect to require any adjustments to working conditions to be able to best perform in the role, please let us know. We are happy to consider all reasonable adjustments.
If you live with a disability and you would like to take advantage of our offer of a guaranteed interview under the Disability Confident Scheme, please ensure you fill out our voluntary Equal Opportunities Questionnaire when applying.