Creative Director, Interactive

Creative Director, Interactive

CATEGORY: Other

Confidential
New York, NY
US

CONTACT NAME

Chris Martin

Job Details

DESCRIPTION

CONFIDENTIAL JOB POST

We are recruiting for a Creative Director of Interactive; this is a great opportunity for a dynamic leader who will be the principle interactive creative lead for various accounts.  The Creative Director of Interactive should have high energy and a unique, fresh approach to manage multiple live entertainment/theatrical accounts.  This position is primarily responsible for strategic thinking using creative development, along with appropriate solution to clients’ needs. Must have a proven record of creating and executing interactive projects, from inception to completion, while being highly organized and managing simultaneous deadline driven projects, with a positive unflappable attitude/demeanor. 

The Creative Director of Interactive is the innovation leader of an award-winning interactive department. This position oversees the development and presentation of interactive content produced by the agency, including, but not limited to, websites, banner ads, e-newsletters, social content, video and cross-discipline interactive-focused projects.  You are a business-minded, thought leader, strategist, and innovator in the industry, with a proven track record of being a business partner to senior management.

Applicants with in-house advertising experience in the creative department of companies/agencies are preferred. 

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: Having relevant experience in the copy, digital design, social strategy and video production disciplines, and at a minimum, be a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in several of these disciplines.

JOB REQUIREMENTS (include but are not limited to the following): 

·         Minimum 5-7 years of creative experience in Advertising, Marketing, Communications, Media and/or Entertainment.

·         Proven ability for presenting to clients in a personable, persuasive manner; exemplary verbal and written communication skills.  Must also be able to clearly and succinctly explain ideas to clients & internal team members.

·         Strong conceptual and strategic-thinking skills.

·         Experience handling creative for all types of interactive advertising.

·         Skilled at working on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment without compromising quality of work.

·         Effective team player/collaborator.

·         Mastering the ability to prioritize and work under tight deadlines and is a proactive self-starter.

·         Working knowledge of UI/UX design and best practices.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES (include but are not limited to the following):

·         Maintain and build solid client relationships; possesses the presence and experience to interface successfully and confidently at the senior executive level.

·         Solve creative challenges by producing creative ideas with depth and reasoning.

·         Proven ability to lead, mentor and provide constructive feedback to assigned creative staff.

·         Create meaningful campaigns and content for the new business pitches within the strategy given.

·         Work with cast, creative and crew to create and inspire content for social media platforms.

·         Content ideation, including daily posts and larger-scale campaigns that creates buzz around the show to help acquire fans and develop an online community.

·         Direct photo shoots, opening nights and social videos; interview as needed.

·         Oversee the creative process of all websites, banner ads, e-newsletters and native ad units.

·         Monitor analytics and report successes and failures to set the direction of future content.

NOTE -  PLEASE PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING ITEMS LISTED BELOW TO BE GIVEN CONSIDERATION FOR THIS ROLE:

·         A COPY OF YOUR MOST RECENT RESUME

·         A COVER LETTER

·         YOUR RESPONSES TO THE QUESTIONNAIRE

Questionnaire:

  1. Do you have experience overseeing creative and technology applications required for website design and development, banner ads, direct response and social media content?
  2. Have you been responsible for the financial results of an area/dept you managed?
  3. Have you been a member of a New Business/Pitch team? 
  4. If so, were you primarily responsible for selling the work and services of an Interactive division?  
  5. How comfortable are you in a room when presenting?
  6. How would you describe your relationships with digital platforms such as: Snapchat, Twitter, FB, Tumbler, Instagram, others? 
  1. Have you managed employees, temps and freelancers, if so how many?
  2. How do you identify and remain current with technology that can improve Interactive engagement? 
  3.  Describe your collaboration successes within an agency environment.
  4. What is your earliest available start date?

DURATION

June 11, 2019 -

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