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SVP, Group Creative Director

DJE Holdings New York, NY
  • Posted: September 11, 2019
  • Full-Time

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Built to thrive amid the full complexity of today's modern marketing, Edelman Digital is backed by the world's largest independent communications agency. We help some of the world's most famous companies evolve, promote and protect their brands through a wide range of solutions, including performance marketing, e-commerce, digital transformation, newsroom strategy and execution, influencer, crisis and much, much more. To achieve this, we have assembled a stellar team of nearly one thousand Creatives, Strategists, Media Specialists, Analysts and Technologists across fifty offices in 25 countries. Our honors range from Cannes Lions for creativity to the Holmes Report for the 2018 Global Digital Agency of the Year and five times as Glassdoor's "Best Places to Work." Our success comes from our smart, passionate and curious people, who tell great stories and solve complex business problems day in and day out.


At Edelman, we believe in the power of ideas to move brands and companies forward into tomorrow.  We advocate for ideas that are based upon insightful and sound strategic opportunities and brought to life with fearless modes of creativity.  The Edelman Creative Network of skilled strategic and creative talent who work together and with account teams to ensure Edelman ideas make an impact in our clients' real worlds. The teams of planners, strategists, creative directors and art directors (overseen by strategic creative directors) in a non-traditional way that is truly innovative.

 

We are looking for a Group Creative Director for New York Digital Practice who will be responsible for building a team of Art Directors, Copywriters and Designers and lead the idea development from conception to completion, while always raising the bar on creative expression. The Creative Director is seamlessly able to transform the strategic opportunity into best-in-class creative solutions.


Here's what you will be responsible for...

  • Delivering a creative plan to New York leadership to ensure Edelman continually ups its creative property
  • Managing, leading, recruiting and cultivating ideas, art and creative director talent and leveraging this talent for priority opportunities
  • Having a presence, credible point of view and ability to help articulate creative ideas with C-suite executives
  • Determining the creative idea as well as visual/verbal expression and content for brands/businesses
  • Working side by side with Group Strategy Director to ensure strategy and creative achieve the benchmarks for Edelman ideas
  • Make staffing decisions on NY Digital opportunities
  • Be responsible to share best practices

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Basic Qualifications

 

The Group Creative Director must have at least 12 years of relevant experience in creative, advertising, public relations or editorial.


Growth

We have access to some of the biggest and best brands on the planet, from CPG to healthcare to corporate - we've got it all. We need you to help us expand our relationships, win new business, and open the eyes of our clients with big, integrated ideas.



Leadership

We have an energized, fast moving creative team. They need a leader who can lead a team to bring the Edelman idea to life with fearless creativity.

 

A leader that can seamlessly transform a strategic thought into best-in-class creative. Not only can you make it rain with new business, but will also inspire once the work is won.  You can roll up your sleeves when needed, but also know when to back off and let your team rise up and shine.  You know how to empower your team and be their mentor - you selflessly understand that their success is your success.


Flexibility


We have every type of client and we do every type of work. Sometimes we're the big agency handling huge multimedia initiatives. Other times we're but one of a half dozen shops, taking direction, and playing well with others in a very big sandbox. You can roll with it...whatever the situation.


Creative


At the end of the day, you live and breathe creative. You've got chops, passion and a great portfolio. After all, it takes one to know one.

 

Experience


DJE Holdings

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New York, NY
USA

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