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Associate Creative Director

Online Growth Systems Minneapolis ,MN
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
About this Position:
  • Are you the type of person who goes the extra mile to exceed expectations?
  • Are you driven to work hard to create the ultimate customer experience?
  • Are you always trying new styles and techniques to be on the cutting edge of content creation?
  • Consider yourself a “Type A” personality?

If this sounds like you, you may have found a new opportunity! 

At Online Growth Systems, we are on a mission to revolutionize the digital media landscape. We are a marketing, advertising, videography, and software development agency in Minneapolis, Minnesota who is redefining how brands grow online. To fully understand what we do, check out our website at We also create our own content and distribute it on our YouTube channel, podcast, blog, and newsletter. You might be involved in the occasional comedy sketch ;)

Job Description:

We are looking for our next full-time Associate Creative Director who can help with content creation and marketing.

We drive a lot of website traffic from content marketing (i.e. blogging) and social media. As an Associate Creative Director, you will be working on client campaigns as well as internal projects and will be responsible to oversee all aspects of the content marketing, social media, and other community-oriented tasks. Some responsibilities include:

  • Graphic Design (must be strongly skilled in Adobe Suite)
  • Writing engaging, persuasive content that gets a reader to take an immediate action
  • Videography (must know DSLR cameras like the back of your hand)
  • Video editing and post-production
  • Coordinate the scheduling, publication and overall consistency of content
  • Basic PR – promoting content to relevant blogs and YouTube channels
  • Traveling to events (like keynote speeches) to capture content
  • Promoting Online Growth Systems and our CEO (Dick Polipnick) on social media
  • Write and send our weekly email newsletter, The #Growther’s Digest
  • Maintain our social community (Facebook groups, YouTube channel, Podcast, etc.)
  • Helping create landing pages and basic website content for clients
  • Collaborate effectively with clients to manage projects and client expectations
  • Foster an open culture of radical candor and a growth mindset company-wide
  • Help us define Online Growth Systems’ story and help evangelize our brand through our YouTube channel, blog posts, live streams, podcasts, events, and other mediums
  • Be one of the key members of our vision and advisory Think Tank, constantly thinking of new innovations that we can implement to give ourselves a competitive advantage in our industry
Key Performance Indicators:

You will be responsible for monitoring and improving the following KPIs:

  • YouTube subscribers
  • YouTube watch time
  • Blog Readers (organic website traffic)
  • Podcast Listeners
  • Newsletter subscribers
  • Social media traffic
  • Website engagement (bounce rate, time on site, etc.)
  • Affiliate revenue
  • Hitting deadlines
Minimum Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of creative experience
  • You must follow our core values:
    • Adopt a Growth Mindset and Take Action.
      • Professionally and personally, we focus on #growth as our One Word. We are driven to improve and take initiative.
    • Foster Fun Experiences.
      • Both for clients, fans, and for our internal team- whenever you interact with OGS you’ll have an experience that you’ll want to keep coming back to.
    • Build Systems.
      • We invest in the long term. Whether it’s automating a process or building a dynamic spreadsheet, we invest today to grow tomorrow.
    • Engage in Radical Candor.
      • Ability to show confidence in yourself and your work, yet humble when receiving accurate and constructive criticism. Humble enough to set aside personal desires and buy-in for the benefit of the team.
    • Inspire Change.
      • Our products and services go beyond their face value. Our company inspires innovation and impacts people outside our clientele.
  • Have a strong skill set and experience portfolio in the following:
    • Adobe Creative Cloud
    • Photography
    • Videography
    • Video Production
    • Content Writing
  • An understanding of social media and influencer marketing
  • Willing to go the extra mile for clients
  • You have to be willing to work hard - If you don’t have that inner hustle, please don’t waste our time
  • Strong writing skills - Seriously, you will be writing a lot of content, so a fast and quality writer is required
  • Willingness to learn - We are willing to teach if you are willing to learn
  • No excuses – We want someone who sees a problem, moves past complaining straight into finding a solution
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher, preferably in the Liberal Arts
  • Google Analytics experience
  • YouTube channel management experience
  • WordPress/Shopify experience
  • Mailchimp experience
  • HubSpot experience
  • Fan of Gary Vee
  • Advanced understanding of strategic marketing and advertising campaigns, with an emphasis on the e-commerce space
  • Working knowledge of web design and development (HTML, Javascript, and CSS)
  • Salary
  • Goal-oriented bonus opportunities
  • Health Insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid time off
  • Paid Travel Opportunities
  • Paid Educational Experiences (workshops, online courses, etc.)
  • Work from home (remote) options
  • Perks: team meals, team parties, board games, etc.
  • Room to grow- we are doubling this year and often promote internally
  • Supportive and friendly team members
  • Volatility- we are constantly changing the way we operate our company. We move quickly and have had previous employees experience stress under our culture of constant change.
  • Clients- you’ll be working directly with our clients. Sometimes you have to deliver difficult news to them.
  • Small Team- you’ll have a lot on your plate. As of this writing, we are a team of 6 people and sometimes when someone has a few days off the other 5 have to pick up the slack.
  • Speed- we expect you to learn quickly (often self-directed learning) and adapt. We don’t have time to hold your hand and need someone who can jump in the deep end.
To apply, please send us the following:
  • Your Tailored Resume
  • A portfolio that shows your experience on social media
  • A portfolio that shows your graphic design abilities
  • A portfolio that shows your writing abilities
  • A portfolio that shows your video production abilities
  • 2 references that we can (and will) call
  • A 2-minute video of yourself telling us why you feel you are a fit for this position
    • Send video to with the subject line “We will overthrow Gary Vee!”

If you have a true passion for content creation and desire to be a part of a growing company, then we invite you to apply!

Online Growth Systems


Minneapolis, MN
55416 USA