Advertising Standards Authority
26 February 2018
Start date: ASAP
The Advertising Standards Authority is the independent, self-regulatory body for advertising in the UK and works to ensure that advertisements are legal, decent, honest and truthful. Our work includes acting on and investigating complaints as well as proactively monitoring and taking action against misleading, harmful or offensive advertisements, sales promotions and direct marketing.
Were seeking candidates who are enthusiastic about playing a part in ensuring that ads dont cause harm, offend or mislead those who see them, particularly vulnerable individuals and groups within our society.
You will be responsible for carrying out high quality and customer-focussed investigations that cover a wide range of issues in TV, radio, print, poster and online ads, including those relating to sensitive and high profile areas such as gambling, alcohol, the depiction of women and advertising to children. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to consider information in a thoughtful, thorough and unbiased manner and to present their assessment of an ads likely compliance with the Advertising Codes both orally and in writing to senior colleagues, advertisers, complainants and the ASA Council.
In a community where sharing knowledge and ideas is valued, the successful candidate will be expected to learn quickly, work autonomously and find creative solutions to problems. They must also have an ability to collaborate effectively and develop strong relationships with colleagues and stakeholders alike.
How to apply: If you are interested in applying for this role please visit our website https://www.asa.org.uk/about-asa-and-cap/careers-at-the-asa/vacancies.html to review the job description and complete the online questions outlining how you meet the requirements of the role and how you can contribute to the success of the Investigations Team.
Please note that this is a full time role however we are open to considering applications from individuals who wish to work on a more flexible basis, please state your preference i.e. hours and days of the week youd prefer to work on your application.
The closing date for applications is 23:59 on Monday 26 February 2018.
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