Associate Creative Director (Multicultural Agency)

Brooklyn, NY | Freelance | Job ID #62448 |
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Our client, a boutique, culturally forward advertising agency needs an Associate Creative Director (Art or Copy) to join their team for a freelance to hire role. You will lead the concepting and execution of a range of work from traditional awareness TV spots through non-traditional Equality and Justice campaigns. This role begins remotely ASAP. Candidates must be local to the NYC area as there is a desire to return on-site when times allow.

What you'll be doing:

  • Leveraging briefs, concept traditional (TV, Print) and non-traditional (social/influencer campaign, activations, partnerships, etc.) ways of bringing to life integrated campaigns
  • Work closely with the Account, Strategy, Production and Client teams to develop and execute campaign ideas
  • Be hands-on with the nuts & bolts, but be able to move into conceptual thinking at any time
  • Manage and direct production partners to execute production of creative assets
  • Act as a client facing representative of the creative team
  • Sell ideas to the agency's Founder/Executive Creative Director and partner on selling to client team
  • Take ownership of your ideas and stand for the work you believe in
  • Participate in new business meetings and pitch efforts
  • Other tasks may be required

About you:

  • 7+ years of experience at a creative agency as an Art Director or Copywriter
  • Significant agency experience working on a breadth of traditional (TV/Print) and non-traditional campaigns (e.g. social/influencer campaign, activations, partnerships, etc.)
  • Experience with and an intimate understanding of female and African American perspectives as it applies to strategy and creative work
  • Knowledge or experience in the multi-cultural segments is a must
  • Portfolio with examples of concepting through execution on an array of campaigns in the multicultural spaces
  • An in-depth knowledge of the current cultural climate
  • Have a perspective on how brands can communicate support for Equality and Justice
  • You are a storyteller that is demonstrated through your work
  • Prior brand development experience is required
  • Must have experience presenting within a large group and pitching new ideas
  • You must be able to hold your own alongside big-name agency talent and clients
  • Expert understanding of the digital, social and new media technologies and platforms
  • Demonstrate your conceptual creativity both in strategy and execution
  • Expertise with Adobe Creative Suite design programs
  • Resume and samples of strategic and creative work
  • You must have your own computer for this position

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.
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