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Creative Director, Copy

San Francisco, United States

Cashmere Agency is a lifestyle-marketing company that creates cultural relevance and impact for brands through insights & strategy, creative & modern storytelling, public relations & influencers, social, experiential, and web3. Our client base includes top-tier brands, TV networks, motion picture studios, and tech companies. We are comprised of a diverse collective of minds from the worlds of advertising,  entertainment, and new media who come together in identifying trends to create and execute creative ideas that resonate in, and drive, the culture. We’ve been recognized by AdAge as 2021 A-List Stand Out Agency, 2020 A-List Agencies to Watch, 2019 AdAge Multicultural Agency of the Year, and shortlisted for 2022 AdAge Multicultural Agency of the Year.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, energetic, forward-thinking Creative Director who is skilled in culturally inclusive creative and strategy development to push our creative to a new level. If you are highly conceptual and know your way around the creative development  process we want to know you. The ideal candidate has demonstrated experience in creating PR Worthy campaigns in traditional advertising including OLV, Digital, OOH, and Social, and can expand thinking beyond those basics. You are organized and highly effective at managing competing priorities and timelines and presenting your ideas to an executive team. 

In addition to partnering with creatives, you will work collaboratively across departments, including Strategy, PM,  PR, Production, Accounts, and Business Development. 

Creatives with a strong background in culture marketing play a pivotal role in our success. We seek professionals who have demonstrated success in developing and implementing campaigns that effectively reach and resonate with diverse audiences. Ideal candidates will possess a keen interest and robust experience in designing marketing and PR strategies that are inclusive of and sensitive to the cultural dynamics of a wide range of communities. Our goal is to connect authentically with audiences from various backgrounds, including but not limited to those identified by ethnicity, culture, and sexual orientation.

This is a great opportunity to work on projects with some of our high-profile clients in the entertainment industry, as well as Fortune 500 brands in technology, apparel, and consumer products.

**Interested candidates must provide their portfolio, website, or creative samples for consideration.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide Creative team with clear communication, leadership, and motivation to develop Undeniably Dope creative that wins over clients, the culture, and awards show judges
  • Be a hands-on idea generator working collaboratively alongside your team
  • Providing mentorship and creative direction to a team of Art Directors and Copywriters
  • Provide constructive feedback to internal and external creative partners including Directors, Designers, Editors, and Motion Designers
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders in Accounts, Strategy, PR, and Creative on the creative development  process including preparing presentation decks and reviewing assets
  • Collaborate directly with the Strategy team to ensure concepts always answer the brief
  • Direct the concept, design, and development of creative materials
  • Attend scheduled check-ins and weekly meetings across departments
  • Support leadership through the ideas, design and development of new business initiatives and presentations
  • Collaborate cross-departmentally to actively pitch potential clients

Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Arts in English, Advertising, Marketing, Design or demonstrated experience in a relevant field as listed below
  • Multi-faceted creative with 8+ Agency Advertising experience and a proven track record of developing PR-worthy creative 
  • 4+ years of leadership and people management experience – able to lead and inspire others
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Experience with traditional, digital, and social media
  • Must be a bright, articulate, self-starter who can take initiative and bring new ideas to the table
  • Must be able to provide creative direction to a team of Art Directors and Copywriters
  • Professional, efficient, organized, detail-oriented, have excellent follow-through, and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Have the ability to work independently and collaboratively and to successfully manage and oversee concurrent and competing projects
  • Strong organizational and time management skills; meticulous and detail-oriented
  • Demonstrated skill in communicating strategy, prioritizing tasks, and meeting deadlines
  • Ability to communicate thoughts and creative concepts to clients and management
  • Current in the latest consumer trends across industries such as CPG, Gaming, Travel, Sports, TV/Film & Streaming, Music, Fashion, Social and Influencers, and Technology
  • Must know Google Suite, especially Google Slides, and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Ability to travel locally (reliable transportation), domestically or internationally up to 10% as needed for client meetings/shoots 
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. without restriction

Cashmere’s core values are:

  • Own the work. Elevate each other.
  • Seek to understand. Speak with intent.
  • Spark Something. Challenge everything.
  • Make room. Make change.
  • Set the standard. Be undeniably dope.

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At Media.Monks, we believe in fostering an environment where a diversity of perspectives can thrive. We proactively work to design hiring processes that promote equity and inclusion while mitigating bias. We celebrate diversity and are committed to building a team that reflects the communities we serve. We welcome and encourage qualified applicants, from all backgrounds, who are excited to contribute to our mission.  

What We Offer

Benefits

  • Excellent, full coverage medical, dental, and vision insurance with employer-paid HRA
  • Generous PTO and 15 company-wide holidays
  • 401k with company contribution
  • Paid parental leave
  • Work-life balance with an emphasis on personal well-being
  • Career growth in a disruptor space & entrepreneurial opportunities within the Media.Monks network 
  • A globally diverse & inclusive culture with employee resource groups such as S4 Melanin, Pride.Monks, Cultura.Monks, and more!
  • Authentic commitment to DEI efforts and sustainable growth. (Why Sir Martin Sorrell signed The Climate Pledge here!)

 

 

Media.Monks has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what Media.Monks may pay for the position at the time of posting. Media.Monks may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on job-related factors, but not based on a candidate’s sex or any other protected status.

 

Salary Range
$165,000$200,000 USD

About Media.Monks

Media.Monks is the purely digital, unitary operating brand of S4Capital plc that connects 7,600+ digital natives across one global team. We are united by a mission to shift industries forward and pave the path towards ambitious outcomes so our clients and our people can realize their full potential for growth. Joining Media.Monks means becoming part of a highly ambitious collective of some of the most gifted, focused, joyful talent from all over the world, with the goal to change the industry for good.

Our unified model combines solutions in media, data, social, platforms, studio, experience, brand and technology services to help our clients continuously reinvent themselves throughout increasingly rapid cycles of disruption. Our efforts to shape culture, build innovative technologies and unlock the future of growth have earned recognition from numerous esteemed panels: we maintain a constant presence on Adweek’s Fastest Growing lists (2019-23), regular recognition at Cannes Lions, and continual inclusion in AdExchanger’s Programmatic Power Players (2020-24). In addition, we’ve received the honor of being Adweek’s first AI Agency of the year (2023), the title of Webby Production Company of the Year (2021-24), a record number of FWAs, and have earned a spot on Newsweek’s Top 100 Global Most Loved Workplaces 2023. Together, these achievements solidify our experience in digital innovation, excellence in craft, and commitment to personal growth.

We are an equal-opportunity employer committed to building a respectful and empowering work environment for all people to freely express themselves amongst colleagues who embrace diversity in all respects. Including fresh voices and unique points of view in all aspects of our business not only creates an environment where we can all grow and thrive but also increases our potential to produce work that better represents—and resonates with—the world around us. 

While we continue to grow our teams, please be mindful of fraudulent job postings and recruiting activities that may use our company name and information. Please be mindful to protect your personal information, especially your national identification number, and bank account information during a recruiting process. While Media.Monks may reach out to potential candidates via LinkedIn, we will always ask applicants to apply through our website (https://media.monks.com/careers) and will never ask for payment or bank account information during the recruitment process.

Disclaimer: 
  • Responsible for resourcing and implementing security controls for your teams processes and systems
  • Responsible that all your personnel apply information security in accordance with the established information security policy
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