Avenue is hybrid strategy and creative firm that lives at the intersection of business vision and culture, marketing and sales, and buyers’ needs. We help B2B companies succeed at important moments, whether that means a new product launch or a significant new direction for their business and brand. We’re based in Chicago’s River North neighborhood, and our teams emphasize creative collaboration.
We have an immediate opening for a Creative Director / Writer to bridge strategic planning, creative vision and team leadership. In this position, you’ll be flying at 30,000 feet one minute and diving into the trenches in the next. You will shape brand engagements in myriad B2B industries, manifest great ideas and work in teams of multitalented people (often leading, sometimes following, so be comfortable with both). A strong business acumen and marketing sensibility is a must. Most important, you’ll need to be able to envision and insightfully articulate strategy and big ideas on paper and in person—in a way that excites our clients and helps them see amazing possibilities for the future.
In this role, you will do the following:
Avenue hires unabashed overachievers. We are looking for a strategist with a history of strong thought leadership — such as speaking engagements and published writing — in marketing and branding. This position requires no fewer than ten years of experience in a marketing or brand agency or consulting environment. We look for life-long learners, who understand that you are never “done” growing — and who are generous in sharing their experience and knowledge with those around them.