Creative Director

Confidential Company  •  New York, NY

8 - 10 years experience  •  Technology

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 07/17/18
Confidential Company
New York, NY
8 - 10 years experience
Technology
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 07/17/18

Heat is a full-service creative agency that believes in the power of surprise to build brands, solve problems, and kindly take over the world. Headquartered in San Francisco and with an office in New York, Heat brings to life traditional, digital and social content for a wide array of brands. We are an internationally recognized award-winning agency, with nine Cannes Lions to our credit. IWe prioritize creative thinking and take pride in what we do. We prioritize creative thinking and take pride in what we do. We’re growing, and seeking a Creative Director in the Creative department.

What you’ll do

The Creative Director will be an integral part of Heat’s business outreach and pitch efforts, and will be on the front lines with senior clients at highly visible brands. It is imperative that this person be comfortable with high-level marketing conversations with Fortune 100 companies, a self-starter who can learn and shape our pitching protocols, works well with others, and can lead while also do. This person must have a calm, rational, and balanced management style; and be a polished communicator with great instincts. In your role, you will:

• Oversee the concepting, presentation, and sell through of creative presentations, which tie together multimedia channels and customer experiences.
• Act as a partner to clients businesses for which they lead creative, and ensure growth and marketing goals are achieved.
• Be willing to roll up your sleeves and see through the execution of creative ideas from concept through tactical production tasks, ensuring the highest level of quality and adherence to brand strategy.
• Lead, mentor and train teams of writers, designers, and art directors to create smart and surprising creative solutions to solve our client’s marketing challenges by putting the consumer at the center of the experience.
• Provide leadership, motivation and convey the vision and values of the agency to staff.
• Recommend staffing and compensation adjustments.
• Garner and maintain strong relationships with partners in-house and out of the agency: including Directors, Editors, Voice Talent etc.
• Participate in new business efforts as directed.
• Stay current on trends, culture, and events; bring inspiring external insight into the work that you do with us; and have a natural curiosity for data.
• Demonstrate excellent time-management, and multi-tasking abilities, being able to independently meet deadlines, including internal check-ins.
• Be solution-oriented in the face of challenges.
• Have a self-starting, entrepreneurial spirit.

The team
At Heat, we develop traditional, digital and social content for a wide array of consumer and B2B brands at the leading edge of today’s client marketing challenges. You’ll work with kind, smart, hardworking people (if we do say so ourselves) who care about the work we create. Learn more about Heat.

Qualifications


Required:
• 8+ years agency experience.
• Excellent portfolio showcasing storytelling, conceptual, and executional skills in integrated campaigns.
• Solid presentation skills and demonstrated ability to run a meeting.
• Ability to travel up to 30%

Preferred:
• Bachelor Degree or Associates Degree preferred
• Experience with new business
• Excited to work in a dynamic, fast-paced agency culture, with the flexibility to change gears for different clients.
• Good sense of humor and plays nice with others.

How you’ll grow
At Heat, we focus on helping people at every level of their career identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level to senior leadership, we believe there’s always room to grow. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills, and work alongside industry-leading talent on a daily basis. Our Heaters have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career.

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