Creative Director Agency | Job in N/A, . | Advantage Solutions | #2022-419653

Creative Director 

We're SixSpeed. We do Action.

SixSpeed is an integrated brand agency dedicated to building brand loyalty & advocacy. We turn campaigns, content, and activations into transformational experiences that fuel passion and participation. Want to turn consumers into brand advocates? Capture their attention with an action, not a message. Successful brands, the ones people stand in line around the block for, know that every touchpoint needs to feel more like an experience rather than a megaphone. That's why our creative doesn't start with identifying the right message but instead the right action your brand can take to serve your audience.

As a Creative Director at SixSpeed you’ll be the driving force behind this ethos, coaching creatives, engaging integrated project teams, guiding clients toward successful outcomes at all points of a creative project. You’ll direct the development of original concepts, global campaigns, and brand actions, while overseeing projects through execution. Additionally, you’ll manage a team of creatives, aiding them in advancing their skillset, careers, and craft.

The Task at Hand

  • Lead the development of integrated campaigns and ideas for outdoor and active lifestyle brands in a fast-paced, team-centric environment
  • Direct and shape work that is strategically sound, conceptually inspiring and creatively powerful to connect people and brands in new & innovative ways
  • The ability to think beyond messaging and into brand actions when developing creative campaigns
  • Maintain senior-level relationships with clients, acting as a strategic partner by demonstrating a deep understanding of their market, their business challenges and opportunities
  • Partner with Account group to provide guidance, insights, and perspectives in support of client initiatives aligning our services with client needs
  • Understand and translate clients marketing objectives, brand, consumer and competitive landscape to Brand group
  • Inspire and motivate teams to create their best work
  • Provide clear, timely, and helpful feedback to improve creative output and processes keeping work on budget and schedule
  • Participate in new business pitches and presentations
  • Directly manage, mentor and develop Brand group
  • Advocate for SixSpeed through developing thought leadership and industry relationships

What Success Looks Like

  • Leadership, management, and mentorship of brand group members
  • Successfully drives teams to ensure the objectives of creative brief are met or exceeded
  • A firm understanding of how brand strategy influences creative and the ability to routinely direct teams to deliver work that is on strategy and positively affects business
  • Owns the approach of pitching projects and ideas to clients
  • Fosters strong, senior-level client relationships
  • Strong partner to directors across all agency groups

Who are you

  • 5+ years as creative leader in advertising or marketing agency
  • 3+ years as a direct manager responsible for growing direct reports and providing mentorship
  • A critical thinker, passionate, motivated, ambitious, self-confident, efficient, resourceful, and professional
  • Organized, open-minded, and capable of delivering tangible results in a fast-paced and creative environment
  • A robust background with experience in leading teams to develop nationally recognized integrated campaigns and solving big problems for a wide range of brands
  • Strong communicator that’s engaging, persuasive, inspiring and motivating to clients, team members and peers
  • Ability to articulate ideas well; be resourceful and persistent in their execution
  • Committed to creating high-quality work and building positive working relationships with all team members and clients
  • Willingness and open to the hunting/fishing space, including gear, firearms and ammunition
  • Able and willing to travel as needed

Who we are

Driven, genuine, fearless, spontaneous, positive and hardworking; these are the qualities we hold with the highest regard. We make ourselves indispensable to our teams by tackling challenges head-on and crossing the finish line together.

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