Executive Creative Director - San Francisco

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Duration Open ended
Status Full Time
Rate DOE
Our client is a healthcare agency with several locations across the US, seeking an Executive Creative Director to lead their San Francisco office!

As the agency’s creative leader, the ECD will be responsible for not only managing and leading multiple creative teams at various levels, but also driving the creative discipline across the agency. The ECD reports to the agency's President.

Main duties:
- Building and maintaining a large creative group within the agency
- Providing high-level concept guidance, elevating the work developed by teams
- Fostering ongoing improvements in creative processes and methodologies
- Motivating reluctant clients to embrace better work than requested
- Inspiring and empowering others to solve, using the power of the team to make scalable sustainable solutions
- Running select pitches, and stepping in on large-scale production efforts
- Bringing outside influence into the Agency, encouraging the team to think beyond the expected

Required Experience:
- 10 years of experience in the healthcare / pharma space with demonstrated leadership expertise
- Expertise at facilitating a culture of collaboration between agency and clients
- Strong ability to grow client relationships
- Departmental leadership experience, responsible for team structure, staff scope, and overall business
- Ability to attract and retain top talent
- A go-to presenter who is eagerly wanted by teams to be "in the room" for all important client and pitch opportunities
- Superb full time manager, able to be hands-on with creative oversight on key projects

Benefits: San Francisco waterfront location, a dog-friendly office, medical, dental, 401k, open vacation (unlimited), vision, summer Fridays, closed between Christmas and new year, personal days, and even pet insurance!

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: cc232@jobalert.creativecircle.com