Associate Creative Director (copy) - draftLine

Anheuser-Busch is looking for an ACD (copy) to join draftLine, the company's in-house creative agency. The ideal candidate has a conceptual mind, strong writing ability and an obsession with internet culture. You will join a vibrant and robust internal creative team supported by insights-driven strategists and data analysts. It's that sweet spot between agency life and in-house life you've been looking for.

It will never get dull. You will flex your creativity on a wide range of assignments, from establishing a social media voice to creating video content and everything in-between. Reporting to the Creative Director, you will lead a team of talented creatives and work closely with brand teams to make Anheuser-Busch brands part of the conservation. It's a leadership position that still requires you to come up with ideas, write and develop content.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of writers and art directors across multiple brands.
  • Provide critical, inspiring and thoughtful feedback to your writers and art directors.
  • Collaborate with strategists to ensure briefs and creative direction is clear.
  • Concept big, integrated campaigns that align with brand briefs.
  • Write for video, OOH, packaging, social, digital and anything else you have an idea for.
  • Establish brand voice, brand guidelines and work on other brand strategy assignments.
  • Lead presentations, meetings and relationships with brand teams.
  • Oversee video and photography production.
  • Be all over trending topics so you can help drive impactful creative at the speed of culture.




Job Qualifications
Requirements:
  • Portfolio of inspiring work showcasing integrated campaigns for well-known brands
  • 8+ years of agency or publisher experience
  • 2+ years in a supervising role
  • Strong time management skills and able to work in fast paced environment
  • In-depth understanding of video, digital, print production process
  • Strong communication and leadership skills
  • Bachelor's Degree in related field

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
  • Passion for beer, sports, music, food, entertainment, pop-culture and internet culture.
  • Brainstorming integrated campaigns (a big idea executed multiple ways).
  • Writing clear, persuasive, original copy.
  • Scriptwriting and production experience - leading from ideation to pre-pro to post.
  • Mentoring copywriters, designers and art directors
  • Amending, revising or redeveloping campaigns in response to feedback.
  • Working on several campaigns at once, under pressure and on tight deadlines.
  • Understanding brand goals, positioning, market and has general knowledge of competitors.


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