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Executive Creative Director - Creative Agency - Germany

Job description

Executive Creative Director to join Creative agency based in Germany to deliver creative excellence for their clients as well as supporting the senior management team on business goals. Much more to know about this role, so if you are interested, please read on to find out more.

DNA Recruit are working with a Global Creative agency who are experts in unique brand experiences and their jobs is combining unique and fresh ideas for fans for a wide customer base including sports, automotive, FMCG, Media to name but a few, and with the with experts within the business in experiential marketing, brand consulting, events, digital, and data they are able to fulfil their client's wishes.

The Executive Creative Director will be working and collaborating directly with the client, together with the relevant Client Services Director and occasional collaboration with other creative departments (e.g. architecture, digital), strategy, accounting and deployment teams. They will also be expected to provide their own impulse proposals based on the agency's insights and learning's in addition to handling client briefings. The Executive Creative Director's will be responsible for supporting their clients and fulfilling their vision as well as being responsible for the creative development of engagement platforms, both as an overarching umbrella and for their continuous activation in the various communication channels available (BTL). Based in the Agency's German HQ, the Executive Creative Director will be responsible for the daily creative workflow of the team (up to 10 people) which is to be led and managed with a high demand on the creative result, as well as for the development of the individual employees and the entire team. Other responsibilities include:

  • Ongoing leadership and responsibility for the dedicated creation team.
  • Delivering creative excellence throughout the whole process, from ideation to final product.
  • Be and advocate of creativity, pivotal experiences and innovation among staff and clients alike.
  • Help win new clients and exceed expectations of existing ones.
  • Contribute meaningfully to the creative and business reputation of the agency, through exceptional work and thought leadership.
  • Help attract and nurture creative talent in all departments.
  • Provide guidance, training, and support to end-markets as needed.
  • Future thinking/on trend and knows what is possible in 2023.
  • Energetic, dynamic with a forward-thinking approach.

Is it you?

As Executive Creative Director you bring your passion and creativity and excellence in brand understanding to the team, with expert knowledge in layout, design, typography, branding, text, corporate language, film, dramaturgy, photography, animation as well as digital and interactive, very good knowledge of English, and German is ideal but not mandatory. The Executive Creative Director is able to provide demonstrable experience within this industry and restricted markets, beyond traditional advertising, and has advanced collaboration skills to work with different departments and markets, as well as excellent organisation skills to manage time and resources effectively.

The client you are working with are in restricted markets and are running through one of their biggest transformation processes in the history of the FMCG industry, and the role of the Executive Creative Director is to understand the commercial and strategic imperatives driving their business and to recommend how the creative components can contribute to that process.

Salary: £120K to £145K (DOE) plus bonus & benefits

Candidates across Europe and London may apply - remote opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity and if you like what you have read above and wish to be considered for this role please click apply and send us your CV, and we can then get in touch should your skills and experience be what our client is looking for. Job Ref:MD10356

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