Location
London
Department
Studio
Advertising Salary
Competitive, depending on experience
Vacancy Type
Fixed Term

About The Role

Alphablocks is a growing media and educational brand, predominantly known for its award-winning shows Alphablocks and Numberblocks. We plan for more “blocks” to be added to the roster and with both digital, merchandise and licensing growing around the world, we need an organised, self-managing member of the team to work on Editorial projects and work with other teams and clients to approve editorial. 

Day to Day:

  • Work with the creator and other key personnel, to learn the educational rules of the "blocks worlds", and the media brands that surround that.

  • Work on Brand and Educational editorial projects, using the rules we have in place, apply this understanding to all content, balancing educational best practice with all the brilliant fun, humour and excitement that is core to the 'Blocks world.

  • Capture the wonder and potential of new brands, working with educators and creators to write comprehensive editorial guidelines.

  • Work with our partners and in-house team to instil our values and rules through everything they do, driving best practice, building strong working relationships.

  • Work with our extensive library of images/assets and source new assets when required from our animation partner Blue-Zoo. 

  • Creatively direct a designer to produce working editorial brand documents.

  • Always be inclusive and supportive of your colleagues to match the studio’s values of inclusion and opportunity.

About You

Must Have:

  • Strong writing skills.

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Ability to absorb information and present it in an engaging way.

Bonus Points:

  • Experience with licensed products or licensed publishing.

  • Experience of working in small teams in a fast moving startup environment. 

  • Experience in children's content and/or a demonstrable awareness of the needs of children and parents.

  • Basic understanding of early learning topics

  • Ambition to grow with the company and take on more responsibility.

About Us

Alphablocks Ltd. is the home of BAFTA-nominated and winning educational and entertainment shows, Alphablocks and Numberblocks. Created in conjunction with our friends at leading animation studio, Blue Zoo, these are the top educational shows on CBeebies in the UK and also shown outside the UK by other broadcasters and platforms, including Netflix. 

This company is currently expanding its in-house team, as we explore new and exciting opportunities to support and extend these IPs.

We are looking for creative and enthusiastic team players, who are keen to be part of a fun and talented team and respect each other's differences as we seek to support grown-ups and bring learning to all children in fresh and entertaining ways.