Creative Director

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17
Traditional Media
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17

The task at hand:

Responsibilities for this role include but are not limited to:

  • Help to lead and win new business pitches
  • Review and optimize the work your team produces, while making sure they are developing as creative problem solvers. 
  • Mentoring team leads (ACD's and creative leads)
  • Providing high level concept guidance and approvals
  • Working with Group Directors and Project Managers on internal team relationships and process
  • Working with Leadership to properly get projects and process off the ground
  • Assist in developing company wide creative processes including voice and content workshops, brief sessions, high priority brainstorms, emerging technology and social opportunities, and innovating on campaign work
  • Always give constructive feedback.  
  • Support ECD and Leadership in hiring and staffing plans
  • Support ECD in approving and conducting performance reviews
  • Attend and provide leadership in high priority project brief and kick off sessions

The ideal candidate looks like this:

  • Solid management experience leading large teams
  • Demonstrated success in leading multiple social media campaigns. 
  • Gain client confidence as a leader who can manage work while successfully interpreting their brands
  • Act as a dotted line to senior leadership, including the Executive Creative Director and C level stake-holders, ensuring that work is outstanding creatively and meets all brand objectives, while providing clear support and communication to the senior team on all current initiatives.
  • Be flexible with and open to new processes, platform changes, and emerging technologies
  • Manage your stress.  Always be a positive influence on the floor and with your team
  • Be adaptable, understanding and enforcing that a big idea can come from anywhere
  • Have a mastery of industry best practices and be able to articulate the unique VaynerMedia POV on each
  • Have an equal understanding of, and passion for, content and campaign, and foster that attitude among your team.  Neither is more important than the other!
  • Communicate well.  Manage up to ECD and leadership, and down to your team
  • Be solution oriented for any issues you may experience
  • Stay up to date on emerging tech and the industry 
  • Have a strong creative vision and understanding of client/ agency business needs and objectives. 
  • Be able to recognize the distinction between good and great work. 
  • Have a strong understanding of brand in different spaces.
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