The VP Associate Creative Director oversees the art and copy teams and ensures quality of content and style to meet the client's marketing strategies and objectives. With their account partner, they share responsibility for brand strategy, team cohesion, client management, and creative quality. The VP ACD realizes that it's important to develop great work as well as develop great people. They are ambassadors of the agency internally and externally.
Creation and Execution
Team Management & Development
JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Possesses an in-depth understanding of the assigned account, treatment category, and relevant physician specialties, etc.
Work with account and creative senior management to develop overall marketing strategies.
Knowledge of product, market & position ensures sound strategic planning, timely & accurate implementation, good service, financial control and a solid client relationship.
Partners with clients to understand brand, messaging, & creative vision.
Consistently surpasses client expectations.
Possesses the ability to take abstract concepts and empower project teams to create cutting-edge concepts or designs that are user-friendly, representative of the client's goals, and within brand guidelines.
Participates in development of Brand personality, positioning, and creative briefs.Execution:
Manages and carries out photo shoots, video and film production, with assistance from reports.
Organizes thoughts effectively, communicates them well.
Places emphasis on quality control and adherence to deadlines.
Exhibits decisive problem solving ability.Relationship Management:
Ensures the account team member thoroughly understands creative concepts so that they are committed to selling them to the client.
Coordinates and works with account management and copywriter in identifying and obtaining information needed to carry out assignments.
Mentors all reports and arranges periodic reviews to ensure personal goals are being met.Business Management:
Ensures that all materials required for production are available and meet correct specifications.
Supervises and mentors art directors, senior art directors, and art supervisors and/or copywriters, senior copywriters, and copy supervisors on multiple brands.
Helps set priorities and manages workloads so that assignments are completed within agreed upon time frames.
Corroborates with production, ensuring quality work that is completed as designed, on time, without error and on budget.
Maintains current knowledge of production personnel, freelance art directors and/or copywriters, photographers, illustrators, directors, and talent; recommends those that are best suited to achieving the desired results.
Develops and participates in compelling and captivating presentations.
Makes sound, timely decisions about final changes to work in progress.
Demonstrates full understanding of Vantage/billing process and timely reporting of hours.
EDUCATIONDEGREE/DIPLOMAAREA OF STUDYREQUIRED/PREFERREDBachelorsMarketing, Advertising, Communications, or Related Field
LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS
EXPERIENCEMIN YEARSAREA OF EXPERIENCEREQUIRED/PREFERRED10 years
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
Ability to work effectively in a team environment to build and foster collaborative environment
Delegates responsibilities and fosters a collaborative environment to work with others
Shows the ability to communicate a vision or goal to others and lead them towards achieving it; Pushes for action and results, and wins the support and help of others
Is able to establish and maintain rapport and build relationships with another
Is attentive and shows interest in the subject; Expresses ideas clearly and accurately
Shows interest in finding the cause of problems, looks for and chooses effective solutions and takes the necessary action to resolve them
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