Senior Creative Strategist
VIVA seeks an experienced senior creative strategist who loves to write. Yup, thats right. You cant be intimidated by the blank page. Because it will be your job to fill it. You love creating something out of nothing. You love words, and how they sound when you put them together into beautifully written copy. You love solving communications and marketing challenges. You are an entrepreneur at heart. You arent afraid to ask questions. You are a keen observer of your environment. You love working with highly creative and motivated people. Collaboration makes your talents shine. You love technology and dream of ways that you can use technology to solve problems in new ways. You think of yourself as an innovator. You talk about your ideas with conviction. You read a lot. You are a fountain of good ideas, and you seek a job that will utilize your highest and best talents. You understand the difference between something that is acceptable, and something that is exceptional. Most of all, you feel a huge intrinsic reward when you see your ideas come to life and create good outcomes. WHAT YOULL DO Youll create killer content, digital and experiential campaigns for Fortune 500 clients. Youll write a lot of proposals that are over the top creative and innovative. Youll play a vital role in the design, creation, and implementation of marketing/communications programs for cool, recognizable brands. Youll interact with (and impress) clients as you deliver strategic ideas that are on point, effective, and totally brilliant. You will constantly strive for even better ideas. People who work with you will feel inspired and alive as you deliver thought-provoking leadership and strategic direction. Youll manage fast-paced chaos masterfully as you juggle demands for different clients. You will write. A lot. Many nouns and verbs on paper, so you must love to write. Most of all, youll have fun. ABOUT YOU You are willing and ready to work out of our Rockville, MD area offices. Moderate travel for this position. 10+ years of experience as a creative/marketing strategist (agency experience a BIG plus) Proven understanding/experience using both traditional and new digital tools and tactics Actual experience working as a creative on large scale live events Excellent verbal and written communication skills a passion for writing! (writing is a critical function in this role) Highly creative mind with prolific idea generation capabilities and innovative thinking Ability to understand complex business information and effectively communicate key messages to and on behalf of all levels of business management Entrepreneurial spirit; willing to work above and beyond expectations to achieve great A whatever-it- takes attitude will thrive in our creative work environment. Youve got to be forward thinking and technology savvy this is the future of marketing were creating! Ability to plan, organize and prioritize multiple projects and maintain tight deadlines Minimum of a BA/BS degree in Journalism, English, Communications or equivalent, masters in marketing a PLUS ABOUT US We are one of the fastest-growing privately held agencies in the United States. We specialize in experiential, content, and digital marketing supported by in-house creative and production. See more here: www.vivacreative.com. We cant wait to meet you. Salary is 100% commensurate with experience and is highly competitive in the industry.