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Vice President Group Director, Creative

Digitas

Digitas

New York, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Company Description

Digitas is the Networked Experience Agency, built on the vision that we create magnetic experiences that earn the right for brands to exist in human networks. Today, and tomorrow. We deliver Networked Experiences by leveraging comprehensive data, technology, creative, media and strategy capabilities. Digitas delivers ambitious outcomes via unique solutions that include Creative Experiences, Integrated Media, Addressable Relationships, Social Marketing and Total Commerce. Celebrated by Ad Age as Data and Insights Agency of the Year, U.S Campaign’s Brand Experience Agency of the Year, Media Network of the Year and celebrated by Forrester and Gartner, Digitas serves the world’s leading brands through a global network comprised of more than 5,500 employees across over 65 offices in 43 countries.

Job Description

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead teams’ conceptual and strategic thinking across multiple platforms.
  • Understand the value of strategic insights, experiences and storytelling to create and sell your teams’ ideas.
  • Excellent collaborator & creative leader - deftly navigating multiple internal disciplines & cross agency teams. Need to be intuitive, understanding audiences & varied priorities from agency & client leadership teams.
  • Forward-thinking, social-fluent creative. Has a deep understanding of and passion for creative rooted in social, commerce & digital platforms. Has deep experience with 360º campaigns integrated/through the funnel, and optimizes work at every level.
  • Embraces innovation, speaks modern media platforms and digs into human insights & behaviors to help teams crack breakthrough creative work.
  • Excellent deck storyteller/idea sales person. Skilled at shaping creative ideas for impactful presentations.
  • Will inspire & direct creatives on a constantly shifting business, giving actionable feedback and mentoring them to become their best. You will have direct reports.
  • Retail/big box experience very much valued. Health industry category a plus.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Four-year degree and at least ten years at a competitive creative agency. Work should include strong brand-building, digital and multimedia experience, and a track record of successful creative work, along with expertise leading cross-channel campaigns.
  • Energy, a sense of humor, and an open and curious mind — yes, these things really do matter. So does being straightforward, candid and, above all, respectful — of the work and your peers.
  • Awards are a nice bonus, but original breakthrough ideas and real creative problem-solving are even better.

Got what it takes? We’d love to hear from you.

Additional Information

Digitas is an equal opportunity employer.

“Compensation Range: $153,000 - $240,500 annually. This is the pay range the Company believes it will pay for this position at the time of this posting. Consistent with applicable law, compensation will be determined based on the skills, qualifications, and experience of the applicant along with the requirements of the position, and the Company reserves the right to modify this pay range at any time. For this role, the Company will offer medical coverage, dental, vision, disability, 401k, and paid time off.” If your requirements fall outside of this range, you are still welcome to apply. The Company anticipates the application window for this job posting will end 06/06/2024.