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Strategic Creative Director

Major Players
Closing date
22 May 2022

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Marketing & PR
Contract Type
Full Time
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ROLE: Strategic Creative Director

Fantastic opportunity to work at an experiential events agency driven by understanding human emotion and how consumers respond to brands. They create online and offline authentic connected live experiences for consumer focused social and entertainment brands.

Key Responsibilities

- Strategy - approach the creative process with a strategic brain focusing on brand values, consumer trends, cultural movements, wider industry, and environment context - able to articulate and write up a strategic brand concept with ease- Leadership - mentor, line manage and develop the wider design team through clear objectives and training either in person or remotely- Ideation - strong creative ideation skillset with ability to lead on creative concepts and ideas putting pen to paper including concept write ups and mood images to support- Creative variety - able to lead on creative concepting from brand identity and positioning, through to event execution ideas, special planning and activations and consumer journeys- Industry knowledge - capable of suggesting ideas pushing production, technology and industry advancements using wider knowledge- Accountability - able to navigate difficult conversations with ease and strategically brainstorm solutions alongside the MD- Marketing - assist the MD and any Marketing staff with ideation of outward marketing topics, award entries and supporting insights documents

Skills & Experience

- Demonstrates excellent communication skills when liaising with clients, suppliers and internally.- Experience in line managing and mentoring a team- Ability to use, mentor and advise on key creative programmes - photoshop, C4D, 2D & 3D animation software- 10 years+ experience as a strategic creative within events delivering projects up to value of 1 million plus- 5 years+ experience as senior leader within a business or similar role- Proven client and team management, concept creation, thought leadership and outstanding creative direction

Personal Attributes

- Passionate, self-motivated with the ability to show initiative, willing to immerse themselves in the brands they work with deep knowledge of competitors, the market and key client values- Energetic, self-motivated, consistently proactive and showing initiative; able to manage their own time well- Clear and compelling storytelling- A consistently calm and patient approach, able to remain organised and positive when dealing with multiple requests and a changing workload- Exceptionally organized and able to manage multiple work streams simultaneously

Salary & Benefits

- £80k pa- Hybrid working pattern- Company events

Location: London

If you would like a confidential chat about this role or your next career move, then please get in contact with me:

Major Players are the UK's leading digital, marketing, creative and tech talent agency. We offer equal opportunities to all candidates regardless of race, religion, gender, sexuality, disability, age, and other protected status as required by applicable law.

At Major Players, we are committed to improving diversity, equity and inclusion within the industries we service, creating impactful and meaningful change to our partners, candidates and employees. For further information visit: diversity-equity-inclusion/.
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