Associate Creative Director
Posted on 3/27/2024
Weber Shandwick

1,001-5,000 employees

Global communications agency offering strategic consulting
Company Overview
Weber Shandwick stands out as a global communications agency with a proven track record of excellence, as evidenced by its numerous industry accolades, including being named PR Agency of the Year, Global Agency of the Decade, and earning over 150 Lions at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. The company's commitment to inclusivity and diversity at all levels, combined with its strategic and creative leadership, positions it as a leading player in the industry. Furthermore, its recognition on the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Global Marketing Agencies underscores its competitive advantage and industry leadership.
Consulting
Social Impact

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$2.2M

Founded

2001

Headquarters

New York, New York

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-3%

1 year growth

3%

2 year growth

1%
Locations
Chicago, IL, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
CategoriesNew
Brand Design
Graphic & Motion Design
UI/UX & Design
Requirements
  • 5+ years of experience in a creative role with experience managing a creative team (advertising, digital, social media, publishing/content or public relations)
  • Must be self-motivated, hard working, well-organized, thick skinned and resilient to ever-changing timelines, requests, and deliverables; must not be afraid to confront problems
  • Ongoing drive to understand emerging techniques, cultural trends and philosophies in marketing, technology, earned ideas and social media
  • Excellent presentation and communication abilities, internal and externally
  • A clear understanding of what an "earned idea" is
  • Strong ability to provide clear creative perspective and timely, helpful feedback to improve creative processes and to keep work on budget/schedule; be aware of your deadlines and how to get there
  • Ability to prioritize work and resources across engagements based on short and long-term needs
  • Proven mentoring and team-building skills
  • Experience leading creative for large brands is preferred
Responsibilities
  • Developing and delivering creative ideas that make our clients and their brands famous
  • Generating breakthrough work that can live across platforms - and inspiring others to do the same
  • Backing up your work with smart, strategic choices
  • Guiding, teaching and mentoring junior members of the creative team
  • Staying looped with your CD for temp checks, alignment, and guidance
  • Questioning, pushing, and providing feedback on briefs and asks with our Strategy, Client Experience, and Integrated Media teams