Position Creative Director (Copy Side) - Fresno, California
Location California
Starts Q1 2018
Duration Full Time
Status Full Time
Rate Base salary around $130,000 depending on experience
Our client, a marketing agency in Fresno, CA is seeking a Creative Director coming from a copy background to join their team. This is a boutique agency that has a deep roster of clients in the gaming, hospitality, and resort space. They are looking for a dynamic leader who not only can manage their existing business but also help them with new business pitches.

What you'll be doing:
- Oversee and manage executing of agency projects for a range of integrated projects including: TV, Print, email, direct mail, social media, and radio.
- Collaborate with clients and internal teams on concepts and execution strategy for campaigns.
- Manage volume of projects and ensure resources are properly allocated.
- Lead and manage team including designers, production artists and art directors (overseeing from 6-10 direct reports).
- Review all projects to ensure accuracy on copy.
- Some travel to visit clients is required.

The right type of candidate will have:
- Between 5-7 years experience in creative leadership role (open to someone with a current ACD title ready to move into a CD role).
- Ad agency experience is a MUST.
- A portfolio that features strong conceptual work for a range of clients - gaming, resort, or hospitality work is highly preferred.
- Background in copywriting.
- Experience growing, managing and leading teams. This role will be 50% management and 50% hands-on writing / concepting.
- Must be business-minded and solutions oriented.
- Has good understanding of agency life and how to grow business.

**This client is open to paying a portion of relocation costs for the right fit. They offer quarterly bonuses and profit sharing, as well as a full suite of benefits.

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