Creative Director & Copywriter

Social Ally: Digital Marketing and Media Agency - Scottsdale, AZ

Full-time

Are you the fit right for our Social Ally family?

Social Ally is a fast scaling marketing agency based in Scottsdale, AZ that embraces a small agency feel! We are looking for a Creative Director who will be tasked with managing our Creative Team, and is a subject matter expert in storytelling copywriting and will oversee the creative processes for one of our largest accounts (Pure Flix) that serve faith-based communities. This position requires experience managing the production of content across both creative and analytic departments; full-lifecycle.

It will be imperative this role ensures team members work together like a well-oiled machine and are generating exceptional results, while meeting deadlines. The ideal candidate for this position will need to ensure full transparency, alignment and open communication is implemented across our internal teams, and will be tasked with reporting back to the CEO and COO of the organization. A fine balance will need to exist between creativity and a numbers-driven approach.

Graphic Design experience is not required, but a plus!
We have exceptionally smart, creative and analytic team members who are interdependent, do not get micro-managed, and we all get along great!
This position entails listening carefully to specific instructions from our client, staying impeccably organized and responsive. You will be leading and directing the creative team, writing content, hands-on, while also leading digital production.

This is in-house and full-time only; working in harmony with a large group of peers in-house and virtual team members, as well as interfacing directly with our client's team members. This position requires project management experience and experience working with programs such as:

  • Trello and other project management systems
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Microsoft Suite
  • Working with Mac and PC a plus

We are looking for a natural Creative Team Leader and who has a strength in storytelling copywriting that engages audiences and produces results. Pure Flix is all about Faith, Family and Fun, so the position requires embracing these principles and familiarity with scripture and relevant trends, religious norms, holidays and practices.

Overall Requirements

Creativity: Ability to invent new ideas for branding, advertising campaigns and marketing messages. Need to understand fresh approaches to advertising (outside the box thinking).

  • Translating marketing objectives into clear creative strategies that engages the consumer
  • Copywriting and creative mixed-media content development
  • Ensuring visual communication and brand standards are met

Analytical Skills: Ability to analyze trends, look at new data and keep with the every-changing times of the advertising and marketing world.

Decision-Making Skills: Ability to make decisions on final copy, design, and finished video production after ensuring all aspects of creative are in alignment with the appropriate campaigns.

  • Adjusting appropriately based on user response

Interpersonal Skills: Will be expected to report up and meet with the CEO and COO of the organization on a regular basis, while efficiently leading internal team members and effectively cultivating client relationships.

  • Meeting with Pure Flix executive management to explain campaign strategies and solutions
  • Staying flexible and upbeat during upcycles and when unexpected needs arise

Management Skills: Ability to lead a group of creatives by keeping them on schedule and assisting them in managing their own time in an efficient and scalable manner.

  • Managing and organizing (impeccably) the creative process from concept to completion
  • Leading and directing the creative team in the production of all marketing collateral
  • Overseeing organization deliverables and timelines
  • Reviewing work, troubleshooting and providing feedback to creative teams

TO BE CONSIDERED: Please apply with samples of your copywriting work, portfolio and any other applicable representations of your talents. In addition, write the word "HONEYBADGER" on your cover letter, so we know you read the job description in full!

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Project Management: 2 years (Required)
  • Creative Director: 3 years (Required)
  • Graphic/Video Design: 1 year (Required)
  • Copywriting: 3 years (Required)

Location:

  • Scottsdale, AZ (Required)