Creative Strategist

Viva Creative
Rockville, MD
Jan 14, 2019
Jan 16, 2019
Accountant, IT
Full Time
About the Creative Strategist position VIVA seeks an experienced creative strategist who loves to write. Yup, that's right. You can't 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 aren't 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. Please include samples/portfolio of your work for the following: Video (where you developed the strategy, wrote the script, oversaw the execution) Events (where you developed the strategy, the event theme, the creative content, etc.) Digital (where you developed the strategy, the creative approach, etc.) WHAT YOU'LL DO You'll create killer content, digital and experiential campaigns for Fortune 500 clients. You'll write a lot of proposals that are over the top creative and innovative. You'll play a vital role in the design, creation, and implementation of marketing/communications programs for cool, recognizable brands. You'll 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. You'll 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, you'll have fun. ABOUT YOU You are willing and ready to work out of our Rockville, MD area offices. Moderate travel for this position. 5-8 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. You've got to be forward thinking and technology savvy this is the future of marketing we're 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

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