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Chicago

Associate Creative Director - Copy

 

Do you bring positive energy to the job? Do you have a portfolio that reflects your writing and campaign strengths? Do you believe you’re as responsible for the work produced as you are for the the people producing the work? Then let’s talk. Partnering with strategy and fellow creative leads, the ACD Copywriter will help steer our creative team across a wide variety of projects — touching everything from website creation and direct-mail pieces to social campaigns and content creation. You’ll take on a project and own it, from leading the kick-off to confidently presenting to your CDs and clients. And you’ll keep your skills fresh by contributing as well as leading. So if you’re a passionate advocate of the work and the people behind it, then you might be who we’re looking for. 

Responsibilities:

  • Create and lead innovative, original campaigns utilizing a strategic approach

  • Successfully tackle campaigns that may include digital, social, video and print

  • Collaborate with strategists, art directors, developers, copywriters and designers in all aspects of the creative and production process, reporting up to Creative Directors

  • Translate CD and client feedback into actionable direction for creative teams

  • Lead client calls and presentations

  • Provide leadership and motivation to teams 

  • Be comfortable leading, giving feedback and participating in employee reviews

  • Bring an easy-going, friendly demeanor to a tight-knit work team


Requirements:

  • 8+ years of creative agency experience

  • Strong conceptual skills 

  • Excellent communications skills — written and in-person

  • Keep abreast of cultural, design, and business trends

  • Strong decision-making skills, initiative and work ethic

  • Knowledge of social platform best practices

  • Ability to self-manage time, prioritize projects and meet deadlines

  • This role is on-site in our downtown Chicago office