Creative Services Manager 9/3/2016

ALC Staffing Associates Bloomington, IL

Company
ALC Staffing Associates
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
29547228
AJE Ref #
576086935
Location
Bloomington, IL
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Manager, Creative Services
Bloomington, IL
Salary: $118K-$130K

The Manager of Creative Services oversees the creative department to ensure a desirable atmosphere and inspirational working environment and delivers best in class creative execution for enterprise Marketing.

Utilizes consumer insights to develop big creative ideas that trigger deep connection between my clients customers and their brand.

Continually pushes creative thinking to explore new ways to connect with our customers and prospects, given the proliferation of content delivery platforms.

Collaborates across the enterprise to successfully develop marketing sales tools, enabling a better understanding of our products and services for the creative teams, sales force and customers.

Manages the overall content and product communication strategy for the brand ensuring creative differentiation in the marketplace.

The person in this positions supervises creative staff, including art directors, designers, and copywriters in establishing the creative strategy for the organization.

Develops creative campaigns to reinforce organization's overall branding and desired image.

Conceptualizes marketing plans.

Assigns, reviews, and approves staff projects.

Ensures deadlines are being met by managing project from conceptualization through implementation.

Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.

Essential Functions:

*Leads a group of creative thought leaders, including design, copywriting, video production, and social community management to create exciting brand experiences in all marketing mediums.

*Builds creative excellence in regards to execution in current and emerging advertising mediums.

*Oversees execution of the brand story that aligns to a customer journey resulting in the right message at the right time for the right customer.

ExperienceRequired:

*Bachelor's degree and at least 8years of marketing or advertising experience and at least 2years of management experience or at least 10years of marketing or advertising experience and at least 2years of management experience.

Additional Requirements:

*Agency Experience is desired.

*Ability to lead creative thinkers to craft relevant brand stories that engage customers.

*Continually pushes creative boundaries with big ideas driven by consumer insights.

*Proven ability to get the most out of creative minds.

*Stays ahead of advertising trends and has successfully delivered brand campaigns using current and emerging media and technology.

Physical Requirements:

*Normal office environment.

*Work may extend beyond normal business hours as business needs dictate.