Creative Director

Location
London
Salary
£80000 - £95000 per annum
Posted
19 Apr 2022
Closes
19 May 2022
Ref
RF139665
Contact
Rachael Francis
Discipline
Creative
Specialism
Design
Sector
B2B
Business Type
Agency
Seniority
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

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.

Requirements

  • 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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