|Job Description :
||Situation Group, a leading digital marketing agency for entertainment, media and mission based brands, is seeking a full-time Creative Director with 6-8 years of experience to work in our NY office. This is a hybrid role, which requires the person to be in office a few days a week. Situation Group has been honored with numerous workplace awards from Crain’s, Best Companies Group, Cynopsis, Digiday, and Fortune for our commitment to our workplace and our team members. In keeping with these values, a core element of this position is commitment to supporting both individual and team growth.
This role is based in our NYC office and is currently a hybrid in-person/work from home role. You must have the ability to attend in-person client meetings, and be on-set for creative projects.
The Creative Director plays a key role in driving the overall digital strategy for our arts and entertainment clients, collaborating alongside counterparts in Client Services and Paid Media. They are responsible for conceptualizing and managing all creative work for their set of clients, ensuring we’re effectively telling our clients’ stories across the digital landscape. The right candidate is a natural leader and a digitally focused idea machine that knows how to take an insight, turn it into an idea, and map out executions to meet our clients’ business goals. In this role, you’ll be expected to…
Drive the creative strategy for macro and micro planning deliverables-messaging, content, virtual events, social platforms, etc.
Determine the best way to represent your clients online, producing high-level concepts for creative projects across every digital platform on a recurring and ad-hoc basis.
Brief fellow creative team members with the “who, when, and why” to arrive at the best “what.”
Quality control and review creative output once a project has moved from pitch to production.
Attend client meetings and build external relationships, whether to pitch new work or be the digital “yes, and…” creative voice in the room or collaborate on cross-agency ideation.
THIS JOB IS A PERFECT FIT IF YOU…
Are a natural storyteller
Champion new ideas and new digital canvases
Live to brainstorm on your own, across departments, and with clients
Pitch with passion and purpose
Understand that data and creative aren’t mutually exclusive
Have respect for the rules but the savvy to break them
Know how to take a punch (a “no” only makes you more determined)
Maintain a positive attitude under pressure
Believe teamwork really does make the dream work
Crave a fast-moving agency environment
6-8 years of experience in creative or creative/digital strategy roles at marketing or creative agencies
Exceptional track record of turning out innovative work, ideally in a professional portfolio
Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal
Excellent writing ability, an understanding of different writing voices/tones, and a passion for storytelling in multiple formats
Strong perspective for what makes marketing efforts stand out and perform within a multi-platform consumer landscape
Comfortable presenting to a group and rallying teammates around an idea, internally and externally
Extensive knowledge of and comfort navigating the ever-evolving digital landscape
Positive attitude and collaborative mindset
A passion for live events, entertainment, and/or the arts; working experience in these industries, agency or client-side, is a plus but not required
Be able to commute to our NYC office a few days a week
Missing some of these but know that you’re the right fit? We encourage you to apply and tell us why.
Situation is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
While we offer a competitive, experience-based salary for the position, we also offer a range of perks for mind, body and spirit that have continued to put us among the best places to work.
Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
Retirement Plan (401k, IRA)
Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
Family Leave (Maternity, Paternity)
Short Term & Long Term Disability
Work From Home Options
Free Food & Snacks