Creative Director

Location
London (Greater)
Salary
to 100,000 plus benefits
Posted
16 Jul 2018
Closes
16 Aug 2018
Ref
MP/BR/47509
Discipline
Creative
Sector
Automotive, B2C
Business Type
Agency
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

INTEGRATED CREATIVE DIRECTOR:
IDEAS LEAD

Our client is looking to strengthen its team with a senior Integrated Creative Director who can both shape and lead the integrated ideation output across its wide-ranging client base. Reporting into the ECD this is an exciting opportunity to step into a leadership role where you can shape and influence both the agency and its output as we continue to grow. In exchange we are seeking someone who understands brands, has a truly integrated background and a proven track record in delivering exciting, progressive and effective creative ideas and has most likely won an award or two along the way to prove it. 
 
REQUIRED SKILLS:
 
IDEATION AND THINKING

  • You have experience leading and encouraging others in the ideation creative process
  • You demonstrate a keen awareness of both online and offline trends
  • You are a strong conceptual thinker that knows how to get to the heart of a creative challenge and build compelling brand stories
  • You are experienced in creating integrated creative concepts across a variety of brands and across all channels including digital, experiential and print and the occasional film.

 
COMMUNICATION AND PRESENTATION

  • You are a confident communicator with good presentation and negotiation skills that ensure your team’s ideas get buy-in from both internal and client audiences
  • You get under the skin of your clients’ brands becoming a trusted partner to them and drive their creative strategy

 
LEADERSHIP AND ORGANISATIONAL

  • You are comfortable leading a small team of creatives across multiple projects from conception to completion in accordance with deadlines
  • You are a strong mentor who can use your experience to develop and grow those in your team

 
WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING

  • Managing and growing a small team of Art Directors/Copywriters in creating exciting creative ideas which answer the brief.
  • Supporting and mentoring team members to ensure on-going development
  • Developing and implementing a structure to deliver strategic creative projects and using this structure to oversee projects from brief to final delivery
  • Working closely with the ECD, Head of Strategy and Creative Services Manager in planning the day-to-day output of the creative team

 
ABOUT YOU:

  • You will have proven experience at recognised agencies doing great work
  • You are looking for an opportunity to build on or extend your passion for leading the creative process and to build a team into an effective creative force
  • You will be truly passionate about creating great work
  • You will have experience of developing, implementing and driving effective and award-winning campaigns that excite, innovate and deliver results

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