Creative Director

£80000 - £95000 per annum
19 Apr 2022
19 May 2022
Rachael Francis
Business Type
Contract Type

Our client is an award-winning health and wellness agency based in London. As the Creative Director, you work closely with the Executive Creative Director to develop award-winning campaigns and continually raise creative standards.

The Role:

  • Inspire allocated teams to crack a brief in multiple ways to produce creative, effective, cutting edge, and award-winning work.
  • The guardian of the creative success of allocated division ensuring work is on brief, strategically sound and fulfils/exceeds creative expectations.
  • Continually develop and inspire the Creative team with knowledge of competitor creative work and market / technology developments.
  • Responsible for keeping the ECD fully informed of creative development and agreeing sign offs at specific points during all projects.
  • Ensure that other disciplines are working to the brief, be it Designers, Digital or Production.
  • Work seamlessly within allocated triumvirate team (Lead Strategist / Lead Account) and drive the business/creativity forward.
  • Thrive on regularly pitching and building new business opportunities, leading pitch work for both UK and multi-million pound global clients.
  • Actively maintain an understanding of how work moves through the agency, champion best practice and standard operating procedures, ensuring your allocated teams adhere to those.
  • Oversee the supervision of freelance staff, Art Directors or Copywriters.
  • Set the highest standards in terms of leadership behaviours; support a culture of diversity and inclusion; respect for others, collaboration, responsibility and accountability.


  • Experience within an agency experience in a similar role.
  • A portfolio of award-winning creative work for high profile clients, with campaigns awarded at leading global award shows.
  • Experience of health or advertising business sectors with significant regulatory challenges useful, but not essential.
  • Experience of leading a medium-large sized team, growing, mentoring and managing teams to produce award-winning creative work.
  • Experience of leading large global accounts and/or agency billings totalling £5m+ & managing teams to deliver work for high-revenue international clients.
  • Demonstrated strong ambition and progression in their career so far, with a keen desire to progress further as part of a fast-growing division of the agency.
  • Experience of developing TVCs and film content.
  • Be conceptually strong and have experience in production of work across all channels and platforms, from traditional ATL print/OOH, to digital & integrated platforms including apps, gaming, websites and social media.
  • Have a hunger for and strong understanding of emerging media, using technology and innovation to solve client's business problems.
  • Have an innate curiosity, actively keeping in tune with popular culture, aware of trends, brands and technologies and how they impact business & culture in general.
  • Passionate about teaching & mentoring young talent.

Creative Recruitment is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical ability.

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