Pollen is looking for a Senior Creative Strategist to develop original concepts for travel experiences and compelling narratives to bring those concepts to life. A masterful storyteller; versed at combining insights and data about consumer tastes and preferences surrounding the artists and brands we work with, as well as knowledge about our travel destinations, to design unique and unforgettable experiences. Success is when we pitch these concepts to agents, managers, artists, and brand partners and they instantly get excited and want to be involved. 

In the next 12 months you will

  • Become an expert in our audiences:
    • Consumer: you will develop a profound understanding of our consumer audiences’ tastes and preferences.
    • Artists and Brands: you will develop a deep knowledge of what motivates artists and brands to work with Pollen to create one-of-a-kind experiences.
  • Make tremendous contributions to the cross-functional team (Content, Insights, Creative Strategist) and be accountable for developing original concepts for travel experiences.
  • Develop the narratives for those concepts to bring them to life (the story, the title, the characters, etc).
  • Write briefs for our in-house Creative Studio or outside agencies who will develop creative assets required to fully bring these concepts to life.
  • Participate in pitch meetings with talent agents, managers, artists, brands and help sell through these concepts; inspiring and exciting partners to work with us.
  • Once we bring on partners, you will brief internal execution teams on concepts and formally hand them over for delivery, checking in periodically to ensure projects are being executed in alignment with the vision.

About our culture

About Pollen

Pollen builds, curates, and delivers the best travel experiences using technology, a network of global partners, and a data-driven customer-led mindset – pairing world class entertainment with the world’s most exciting destinations.

Pollen brings you all the best experiences on pollen.co. We have two offerings: Pollen Presents and Pollen+. Pollen Presents curates experiences around your tastes and preferences you can’t find anywhere else. These experiences bring together music, sports, wellness and beyond to enable you and your friends to connect around one-of-a-kind itineraries in exciting destinations. Pollen+ always gets you more at music festivals and events when you book through us. Pollen+ partners with the biggest promoter brands and music festivals, including We Are FSTVL, Austin City Limits, Bonnaroo, C3, Electric Zoo, Live Nation and more. 

Pollen was founded in 2014 by brothers Callum & Liam Negus-Fancey. Pollen is backed by prominent investors including Kindred, Northzone, Sienna Capital, Backed and Draper Spirit. Pollen has raised over $100 million in VC funding.


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