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Boutique ad agency with lifestyle clientele seeks to add a highly passionate senior-level Producer to craft and tell beautiful stories, achieving the most creative and effective end result for the brand and the agency.

Ideal candidates are excited by up and coming talent, up to date on the leading directors & vanities, knowledgeable in best practices and trends in Production; you believe that Production is as much of an art as it is logistics. You do more than just produce; your involvement evolves the creative in a way that would not be possible without you. You have a strong knowledge of production resources, a vast database of vendors, and the passion to create top-notch production experiences. You’ll ideate and consult with internal and integrated teams to develop the right solution, from inception to launch. Your ability to help drive, manage and execute work in tight timelines, while fostering cross-team collaboration, sets you apart. Candidates must have facility interpreting creative direction and translating it into actionable process and profitable result. Ability to work autonomously as well as within a friendly, nimble team is a must; this position requires a confident and open personality with excellent management skills to foster and maintain a healthy, positive work environment. Travel required. Senior Producer candidates must have ample experience overseeing complicated productions with large and small budgets ($300K-$2MM) across still, video and heavy broadcast. Previous ad agency experience *required*.

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Fully remote boutique creative agency is looking for a Business Development Director to add to their growing team on execution of client projects; this position will lead new business, sales and marketing efforts for this branding and web design agency. The agency culture is laid-back and fun, but the team is very seriously dedicated to creating leading-edge, highly creative work for clients. They’re lucky to have a truly diverse range of projects and clients they love, meaning there are always new and different projects to challenge the team. They work mainly with clients in the Beauty/Wellness/Skincare DTC arena, large and small, but never boring. A core tenant, the agency has a commitment to partnering with brands focused on social impact and sustainability. Proudly one of the .1% of creative agencies owned by women.

As the Business Development Director, you’ll provide leadership across acquiring new branding and website projects. We need someone who’s able to identify a client’s business needs and work independently to understand, define and build effective and innovative solutions that generate new business. You must be prepared to be as much of a leader as you are an effective communicator and mentor. You must be extremely outgoing, comfortable with making cold calls and networking. Excellent writing skills and the ability to work independently and manage time effectively is a must.

CHECK THESE BOXES

  • 3-5 years business development experience within a client services organization, preferably on projects including web, mobile, video, brand, and strategic consulting. Must have experience in Beauty/Wellness/Skincare/Women’s verticals.
  • Run end-to-end pitch process, including establishing initial opportunities, interfacing with prospective clients, and developing proposals, in which pricing projects and assessing client needs are an essential skill.
  • Manage account profitability by negotiating statements of work, ensuring work is delivered on budget.
  • Expand contacts with key client project contacts and maintain strong post-engagement relationships introducing new opportunities accordingly.
  • Create and execute on outbound marketing and sales strategy.
  • Network and cold call on behalf of agency to secure new business meetings and qualified contacts for partners.
  • Research/find relevant RFP’s and initiate relationships with agency search firms.
  • Identity networking events for partner participation (trade shows, conferences, events).
  • Represent agency at events.
  • Submit agency work for industry awards.
  • Publish content to agency blog and social channels.
  • Find opportunities for partners to present/speak, lead workshops, panel participation, etc.
  • Must be comfortable talking with CEO’s, CMO’s, technical leads and marketers about digital marketing needs and branding.
  • Must have familiarity with the web design and development process, technical terminology and industry trends and standards.
  • Must be aware of trends in marketing and advertising

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Who we are.

A team of passionate people providing food and beverage companies with more complete 360+ marketing solutions than any other marketing agency in the region. We do this by building stronger, deeper relationships, understanding the who/how/why of the entire food chain and rolling up our sleeves to get it done. Open to on-site, or remote-to-relocation. Relocation assistance available.

Why you should work with us.

We strive every day to work a little harder, a little smarter and a little more together than yesterday in an effort to provide the richest, deepest, most-comprehensive and innovative solutions for our partners, present and future. Everyday. No excuses. If you want to join a team where everyone works hard, solves problems, builds relationships, acts on intuition, is flexible and brings positive energy to the problem, join us.

The role.

The agency is an agency in transition. This search is actual proof of that. The agency has roots and a solid history, but the future is the focus. As is new business. And a better creative product. We are looking for someone who is looking for an opportunity to make an impact. Bring a point of view. Be a leader with a team first mentality. A mentor. A realistic dreamer who thinks in terms of “What if” and “Why not.” Someone who can look at the whole picture, help develop strategy and translate that strategy into creative solutions for our current and future clients. New business experience and success is a must. Meaning, this someone has run a pitch. Presented. And won. More than once. We are open to art or copy backgrounds, but gut says this person is copy side. We believe this is an awesome opportunity for someone who thinks they should have been given this opportunity years ago. Well. Here it is.

The job.

Build a top-notch agency creative team and be responsible for overall quality of work produced. Reporting to the President, this lead Creative Director should:

  • Be responsible for managing the agency creative process from concept to completion.
  • Possess expert knowledge of the business side of design and advertising; translate marketing objectives into clear creative strategies.
  • Conduct brainstorming sessions with agency and client teams to develop innovative and actionable creative initiatives.
  • Analyze brand tracking, market trends, consumer need and the competitive landscape.
  • Spearhead and manage content strategy for both small-scale and large-scale projects, harnessing strategy, digital and brand design and technology.
  • Partner with social/digital media team to manage and direct in-house agency content studio.
  • Ensure visual communication, brand standards and strategic brief initiatives are met.
  • Have an instinctual grasp of what will work when branding a client; developing a marketing plan; concepting a social strategy etc. and understand what creative ideas will play well in the market.
  • Present, or oversee presentation of work and obtain approvals for deliverables.
  • Actively participate in recruiting, hiring, training and leading creative staff.
  • Manage and cultivate career development of creative staff members.
  • Determine and monitor productions schedules and provide work direction to staff.
  • Prioritize work and resources across projects based on short-and long-term needs, establishing production schedules by collaborating with creative, account and production teams.
  • Improve quality results by studying, evaluating and reworking creative process and procedures.

Requirements.

  • Ability to prioritize work and set schedule to meet deadlines. High level of productivity.
  • Superb interpersonal skills and ability to work well with others.
  • Commitment to work efficiently and effectively while managing multiple team members juggling multiple projects.
  • Coaching skills, strong leadership and the ability to foster teamwork.
  • High energy and passion balanced with the ability to work well under pressure.
  • Experience and skills to develop a pitch from initial lead to presentation.
  • Proven ability for strategic thinking and proactive problem solving.
  • Dedication to high creative standards for the agency and for our clients.
  • Open to on-site, or remote-to-relocation. Relocation assistance available.

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