Creative Director, Copy

New York

 

Current Global is an award-winning global communications agency that puts humanity at the heart of everything we do, from our internal culture to the way we help clients understand that people want to connect with companies and brands as real and human as they are.

 

A member of the Interpublic Group of Companies (NYSE: IPG) and The Weber Shandwick Collective, our footprint spans Asia, Europe, MENAT, North and South America with strength and depth across corporate, consumer, health, and technology communications. Our dynamic team of public relations, marketing, and integrated media experts works with some of the world’s most iconic companies and brands to develop highly strategic and creative campaigns, collaborating across four talent communities: Client Experience, Insights, Creative, and Integrated Media.    

  

The best ideas come from a diverse mix of minds, backgrounds, and experiences, which is why we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion are mission critical to building strong teams, cultivating great leaders, and creating an agency where everyone can do their best work. At Current Global, difference is valued, equality is a mandate, and inclusiveness is a reflex, not an initiative. A Fast Company World Changing Idea, Accessible by Design is our commitment that all communication we create will meet the highest accessibility standards to reach people with sight, hearing, and cognitive disabilities.  

 

POSITION PROFILE.


Current Global is looking for a dynamic and entrepreneurial Creative Director with a copywriting background to lead key accounts and projects within our Health and Consumer verticals.  This candidate is a highly conceptual and strategic thinker with a strong repertoire of storytelling skills. They have deep experience creating innovative campaigns that drive earned media and transformative results.  The Creative Director must have excellent presentation and client-facing skills along with the ability to juggle multiple projects at once. They are the consummate collaborator and comfortable working within fluid team structures.

 

This candidate will be responsible for developing narratives, scripts, advertising copy, and supporting language for a range of clients, channels and creative platforms. They will contribute to work across agency, including new business efforts and internal marketing campaigns.  The Creative Director will lead creative projects from concept to execution and help mentor junior creative talent.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES.

 

  • Creatively interpret strategy vision of client’s business.
  • Lead healthcare and consumer style accounts.
  • Liaise with client teams to ensure alignment with client objectives.
  • Establish and set quality standards for the creative team.
  • Collaborate and concept across integrated teams and platforms.
  • Foster a culture of creative innovation, excellence, and accountability.
  • Mentor staff, receive and provide constructive feedback.
  • Remain current, sharing industry best practices, trends, and techniques.

 

BASIC REQUIREMENTS.

 

  • 10+ years’ experience in Creative Director role, preferably at an agency.
  • Experience in script, content, and creative writing.
  • Experience delivering creative campaigns for earned, owned and paid strategies.
  • Experience in PR and digital (social, content, video, media, influencer).
  • Excellent presenter and persuasive speaker.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

 

NYC Salary Range: $150,000-$195,000

Where an employee or prospective employee is paid within this range will depend on, among other factors, actual ranges for current/former employees in the subject position; market considerations; budgetary considerations; tenure and standing with the company (applicable to current employees); as well as the employee’s/applicant’s background, pertinent experience, and qualifications.

The Weber Shandwick Collective recognizes that your health and wellbeing are a priority. This is why we offer a full suite of benefits including:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401k (with employer match)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Juice Money - $60 monthly reimbursement to be used towards purchases that nourish your health, mind, body, and soul
  • MyDays – Flexible holiday schedules
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Paid Employee Family Leave
  • Family Building Benefit

Current Global recognizes that your health and wellbeing are a priority. We offer a full suite of benefits including medical; dental; vision; 401k (with employer match); tuition reimbursement; $60 monthly reimbursement to be used towards nourishing your health; flexible time off policy; flexible holiday schedules; short-term disability; paid employee family leave; family building benefit.

Current Global is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We recruit qualified applications without regard to age, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, protected veteran status, physical or mental disability, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, or citizenship status. 

 

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