Creative Director- Paid Social

Los Angeles, CA | Permanent | Job ID #67485 |
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Our client, a boutique social media agency, is looking for a Creative Director to execute and oversee creative for clients' paid social media needs. The Creative Director will oversee a Sr. Graphic Designer, Creative Content Coordinator, and creative vendors to bring content to life for clients. The details of this role include scheduling, pre-production, production, post- production, and working directly with the Social Media/Strategy Directors on creating content calendars and social strategy.

This position will report directly to the CEO and will work in tandem with the Social Media/Strategy team and the Project Management team and cross-departmentally to ensure successful creation of strategic content.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Implementing content strategies set forth by the Strategy team

  • Delivering high quality content from conception to production (storytelling)

  •  Working with a range of digital formats

  • Thinking about user experience and usability, accessibility, writing for the web, and meeting user needs with content

  • Partnering with other teams, such as Paid Media to create content for specific avenues (Call to Action posts)

  • Stakeholder management and relationship building - internally and externally

  • Driving reach, reputation and revenue with elevated, high-performing content

  • Repurposing existing brand provided content, in certain situations, by adding addition graphics and copy

  • People management - support recruit, supervise, train and mentor new team members

  • Maximizing efforts on creative vision, budget tracking and resource allocation

  • Ideate and execute collaborative content opportunities in support of product launches or special initiatives on behalf of clients
  • Organize all original content according to established content management guidelines

  • Catalogue all content and artwork created by agency on behalf of clients [published and unpublished]
     

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a content production role either brand or agency side

  • Working knowledge of every major social network and awareness or emerging platforms.

  • Strong strategic knowledge of what types of content formats work best in paid social

  • Strong Adobe Creative Suite abilities a must

  • Extreme attention to detail and strong organizational skills.

  • Sense of innovation and willingness to push the envelope

  • Culture savvy in the fields of fashion, beauty, art, tech, and media

  • Editorial sensibility

  • Experience styling and conceiving visual storylines for clients in fashion, beauty, and tech industries

  • Ability to quickly understand and identify what works versus what doesn’t and adapt accordingly

  • Experience with professional lighting for photography both in studio and on-location

  • Ability to work well under strict deadlines while juggling multiple projects

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills; positive attitude

  • Superior time-management skills

  • Strong passion for your work

  • Photography and videography skills a plus

  • Video editing and motion graphics experience a plus

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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