Associate Creative Director

April 8, 2021
Atlanta, GA
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Job Summary:

Now, more than ever, we need to work together, to help get over 4 million Americans back to work. There's a mountain to climb and in order to do it we need your help. We're looking for an Associate Creative Director with a Copywriter background. You must have a talent for words, a commitment to making an inclusive employment system and a passion for using your skills to really make a difference in the lives of those around you - embodying the CareerBuilder mission of Empowering Employment. We are leading The Great RehireTM and we want you to come on board and help shape the movement.


The Associate Creative Director is responsible for managing creative projects, providing leadership for CareerBuilder's copywriters and art directors and making sure initiatives are supported by a clear business strategy.

What you need to bring to the table:

  • Create an element of cool: we are breaking down the old brand and creating a new one - we need a risk-taker, trend-setter who can provide quality thinking and a pro-active approach to exploration
  • Step up to the plate: support the CMO and Creative Director on a daily basis in leading global creative initiatives
  • Be a teacher: provide brand expertise and leadership in guiding the creative team, agency partners and internal teams in developing strategic creative solutions that meet business objectives and measurement goals
  • Help with some operational stuff: it's not glamourous, but refining and developing workflow processes and procedures (in coordination with CD and PM) helps to keep the ship running smoothly
  • Manage assignments: our team shakes hands, we don't hold them - please be self-direct and able to manage multiple assignments simultaneously, within established timeframes and budgets
  • Review briefs: help review incoming project requests, strategic briefs and other forms of project initiation
  • Be first line of QC: review and approves work and provide clear, timely and constructive feedback to Creative Service colleagues
  • Be a spark: lead the development of first drafts/concept rounds, which can be further implemented by design staff

**This role is remote. All CareerBuilder teams are currently remote due to COVID-19. When it is safe to return to the office, those teams will transition back to the office, but this role can remain remote.

  • 7+ years of Copywriter experience (ad agency experience preferred); you can be a Sr. CW that's hungry for the next level, or already hold the ACD title and want to step into a bigger role
  • Script writing experience / production experience is a bonus
  • High level of strategic and conceptual thinking with the ability execute
  • Ability to analyze, establish and manage schedules
  • Ability to coach, assess, critique and redirect concepts in all mediums
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) or similar products mandatory
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite is a nice-to-have

Essential Functions:

  • Frequent computer and phone use
  • Frequent verbal and written communications
  • Problem solving
  • Analyze and interpret data to create concepts/collateral
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