Branding Executive (FTC)
Branding Executive (FTC)
About the job
Please note that this is a 5 month fixed-term contract.
The ABB FIA Formula E Championship is the world’s first fully-electric international single-seater racing series and one of the fastest growing sports on the planet. Consisting of some of the world’s finest drivers and greatest car manufacturers, the Championship brings close-combat, wheel-to-wheel racing to the streets of the most progressive cities.
Formula E is more than just a race. With a grid made up of all-electric cars, it’s a competitive platform to test and develop road-relevant technologies, helping to refine the design of electric vehicles while promoting the uptake of clean mobility to tackle air pollution on a global scale.
Working with us
At Formula E, we have created an environment that supports our colleagues to perform at their best. We are innovative, curious and we love the world we live in which is why we value sustainability. We believe that work should be fun and, whilst we are passionate about delivery, we are one team and supporting each other is key to our success.
As an integral member of the FE Branding team, you will have a core focus on wayfinding and signage development, planning and artworks. You will also support the wider team with event branding delivery for each race and small artwork amends.
What you will be doing
Supportive function for the full branding delivery, assessing the needs of all relevant internal departments relating to the provision of branding, wayfinding and signage at each event.
Devising the wayfinding and signage plan, content and artworks, including destinations and routing, verifying that all content is agreed by all internal and relevant external parties.
Providing wayfinding designs /content to Formula E Global Provider for production and also providing detailed design briefs to Formula E Design Studio for the production of Formula E branded items.
Maintaining cooperation and communication with internal departments and external suppliers / local authorities to be a proactive contributor to the whole delivery of the project.
Establishing project plans, timelines, and status reports with the necessary information; pre and post-event ‘as-built’ reports.
Potentially on-site attendance (including weekends) at some Formula E races throughout each season as support to the Race Lead.
Attending site reconnaissance visits prior to some events to establish a branding and wayfinding strategy for the venue.
What we are looking for and what you will need
Experience in Look, Branding and Wayfinding programmes in a temporary event environment.
Willingness to work globally.
Ability to adapt quickly to changing needs on site with a problem-solving attitude in a fast-paced highpressure environment.
A creative, lateral thinker and energetic team player with a high level of enthusiasm and proactive attitude.
A knowledge of motorsport is not a core requirement but a passion for event presentation is.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Strong organisational and administrative abilities.
Fluency in English is essential and another international language ideally German, Italian, Spanish or French is a bonus.
Working knowledge of InDesign, Illustrator and MS Office programmes including PowerPoint, Excel and Word. AutoCAD knowledge is a plus but not mandatory.
Willingness to travel is essential, often for sustained periods and at short notice. Approx. 30% overseas travel.
Due to the volume of applications we receive, if you haven’t heard back from us within two weeks, on this occasion you haven’t been successful, but don’t be discouraged. If you want to join Formula E as we race for better futures, keep an eye out for more opportunities that closely match your skills and experience.
PLEASE NOTE: It is unlawful to employ a person in a UK-based job who does not have permission to live and work in the UK. You should make yourself aware of how immigration laws apply to your situation before applying for any jobs. Formula E is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer a unique opportunity, a competitive salary and an environment that inspires innovation and supports professionals to perform at their best in their chosen fields.
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