Manager, Creative Team

Impossible Foods   •  

Redwood City, CA

Industry: Food & Beverages

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5 - 7 years

Posted 35 days ago

You will

    • Help create a movement about the Impossible™ mission and brand.Bring to life the corporate, product, scientific and cultural stories that set Impossible Foods apart from every other company in the world
    • Develop creative concepts, campaigns and other content with the highest level of quality and pitch-perfect brand alignment, always in support of our business objectives, and always working closely with the rest of the integrated MarComms team.
    • Be a core part of our integrated MarComms team, working in constant contact with all functions across MarComms (B2B, B2C, Content+Digital, Influence, Events, PR, project management)
    • Dedicate roughly 50% of your role to people management, as well as hands-on design and direction.Solicit and implement advice from a wide variety of additional employees, from the CEO to our world-class scientists; you will never work in a silo.
    • Spread enthusiasm about design, inspire creativity in our team and mentor junior creatives
    • Work effectively and efficiently, including on tight deadlines and without drama or ego, at a dynamic startup whose strategic priorities may shift to capitalize on unexpected opportunities
    • Do “whatever it takes” to get a job done, including urgent projects and cross-functional collaborations with agencies or other companies that don’t necessarily share the same mission as Impossible Foods
    • Take a particularly hands-on role in translating business strategies and KPIs into excellent creative concepts and on-time, on-budget deliverables; set art direction and ensure that our brand book is fresh, relevant and easy to execute; play a lead role in all aspects of the company’s visual identity -- including video shoots and web development, social media, photoshoots, storyboarding, collateral and presentations

You Have

    • 4-8 years of wide-ranging, hands-on design, directing, production or other experience in a relevant role at another company or agency
    • Experience managing other creatives and working on tight deadline
    • An understanding of what it means to build a brand at a mission-driven company in an all-new product category
    • Fearlessness and optimism in the face of a growing, highly evolving company in hyper growth mode; you tend to view new hires, including those above you, as a huge opportunity for the company and for your career.
    • Calmness even on tight deadline or when plans change suddenlyA total disdain for the status quo, and a “student for life” mindset — always looking to test, learn and grow. Trust us, this place is like getting an MBA every day!
    • A professional, low-drama, collaboration-oriented demeanor; you actively seek out experiences to work with people from all different backgrounds and experience levels
    • A can-do attitude and willingness to be as tactical as needed in our fast-paced startup environment; while you enjoy strategic vision and direction setting, at heart you are a proactive problem solver. While you have high standards, you believe in both mantras: “Get it done no matter what” AND “Don’t let perfect be the enemy of the good.”
    • A brain that’s part artist and part businessperson; you welcome the opportunity to roll up your sleeves (whether it’s turning multiple creative concepts around in one week, or it’s contributing to a pitch deck due in 24 hours).
    • You are poised and confident whether you’re pitching a top-three global QSR in their HQ or working on deadline with our CFO on a keynote deck for a pre-IPO fundraising round (and you know what all those acronyms mean!)
    • 100% fluency in major editing, writing and presentation apps, including: Adobe Suite, InDesign, Sketch, Keynote, Microsoft Suite, Google Suite, and others.