• Executive Creative Director

    Requisition ID
    2018-4800
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Locations
    US-MO-St. Louis
    Category
    Creative
  • Overview

    Wunderman St. Louis has enjoyed success and growth over the years.  Our roots are in direct marketing,  with specific expertise in direct response marketing – via mail, tv, and digital.   And we were just named a 2018 Top Workplaces winner!

     

    In an effort to continue to grow our capabilities, we are looking to add brand marketing to our offering for clients.  To lead this effort, we are looking for a dynamic omni-channel Executive Creative Director who is fluent in brand marketing to add to our current creative leadership team and lead creative for our health insurance clients.  Initially in partnership, they will eventually own and drive the overall creative vision for the agency, develop original creative concepts and approaches, oversee client work, and build a strong and talented creative team.   They guide and inspire their team in concept ideation and execution at the highest level.  The ECD understands our clients’ business motives and clearly translate those objectives through all creative.  A seasoned presenter and pitch master, the ECD interfaces directly with the client at the highest level of engagement and business development. 

     

    A champion for creative excellence and efficient delivery, the ECD drives multi-disciplinary collaboration and works with their peers to improve the overall agency creative process. 

    Responsibilities

    • Develop the incredible, amazing experience that drive our clients’ brands
    • You are driven to get things done and view obstacles as challenges that demand a creative solutions to solve
    • Master storyteller with the ability to command a room and build strong client relationships, as well as pitch new business
    • Be perceived as a thought leader to your clients, throughout Wunderman, and in the creative community
    • You conceieve and implement breakthrough ideas that drive business results
    • Inspire clients with results-driven thinking
    • Listen to and synthesize client feedback in a way that benefits the work
    • Ensure that we are constantly evolving and push boundaries that create leading edge ideas and campaigns
    • Lead and inspire members of the Creative team with high expectations and ideals
    • You foster teamwork, set priorties, develop and evaluate and work to build a best-in-class team that exceeds expectations
    • Manage the evolution of our agency’s integrated creative offering
    • Maintain the integrity of the creative vision; reduce risk and improve viability throughout the entire delivery process.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree plus 15+ years of art or copy experience in a brand-focused marketing agency environment
    • A strong portfolio demonstrating passion abd ability to lead creative initiatives across all channels including brand, digital, mail, print, TV, and radio in order to develop fully integrated marketing campaigns
    • Diverse category and industry experience
    • Extensive team leadership experience
    • The ability to build, mentor, and lead a multi-functional creative team of passionate individuals across disciplines
    • The ability to inspire others and demonstrated experience of building and developing teams with clear goals and measurable impact
    • The belief that effective creative direction to get to the best work is achieved through collaboration in small, fast-moving teams

     

    Wunderman is Creatively Driven. Data Inspired. A leading global digital agency, Wunderman combines creativity and data into work that inspires consumers to take action and delivers results for brands. Wunderman has been widely recognized for its work. Forrester Research named us a leader in marketing database operations and a strong performer in customer engagement strategy*. Headquartered in New York, we have 9,200 creatives, data scientists, strategists and technologists in 200 offices in 70 markets. Wunderman is a ‘team first’ culture committed to creating an environment where people come to do the best work of their careers.
    * The Forrester Wave™, Customer Insights Services Providers, Q4 2015
    Wunderman is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Minority/Female/Veteran/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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