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Creative Director

St Jude Children’s Research Hospital

St Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Design
Memphis, TN, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2024

At ALSAC you do more than make a living; you make a difference.

We like people who are different…because we’re different, too. As one of the world’s most iconic and respected nonprofits, we know what it’s like to stand out. That’s why we’re looking at you. Your background, perspective, and desire to make an impact set you apart. As we work to help St. Jude cure childhood cancer, we're calling on the game-changers, innovators and visionaries to join our family. Not just for the kids of St. Jude, but also for you. Because at ALSAC, we develop and celebrate our employees. So, bring your whole, authentic self and become part of our shared mission: Finding cures. Saving children.®

Job Description

As a Creative Director at ALSAC, you will play a pivotal role in shaping our brand identity, driving creative excellence, and ensuring alignment with our strategic goals. You’ll lead a cross-functional team of content creators, guiding them to produce compelling and audience-centric experiences that elevate our brand, increase revenue, and raise awareness for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Your creative vision will inspire innovation and dynamic ideas, positioning us as a leader in fundraising and outreach.

Conceptualization and Strategy:

  • Conceive and implement creative concepts, guidelines, and strategies across various projects.

  • Collaborate closely with account executives to understand client requirements and project objectives.

  • Shape brand standards and maintain consistency across all channels.

Team Leadership:

  • Direct and motivate teams of art directors, illustrators, copywriters, and other creatives.

  • Lead brainstorming sessions to generate innovative ideas.

  • Foster a collaborative atmosphere among teams.

Content Development:

  • Write and design unique, well-crafted copy that meets client needs and aligns with our brand voice.

  • Oversee content creation, ensuring it resonates with audience motivators.

Strategic Thinking:

  • Identify and implement solutions to creative challenges, leveraging industry best practices.

  • Understand how creative and content can strategically target audiences through various channels.

Project Management:

  • Move projects forward through multiple organizational levels.

  • Present ideas confidently and negotiate tactfully.

Requirements

  • Experience: Proven experience as a Creative Director or in a similar creative role.

  • Skills:

    • Hands-on experience in the creative process, marketing, graphic design, and brand development.

    • Excellent working knowledge of software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc.

    • Outstanding leadership and organizational skills.

    • Exemplary interpersonal and analytical abilities.

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree (BSc/BA) in advertising, fine art, design, or a relevant field; master’s degree (MSc/MA) is considered an asset.

  • Additional Requirements:

    • Proven ability to develop compelling and effective marketing creative that meets assigned objectives while handling multiple projects simultaneously.

    • Ability to understand extremely complex verbal or written instructions.

    • Familiarity with content production processes and applications.

    • Knowledge ordinarily acquired through a Bachelor’s Degree plus more than 8 years of experience.

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Benefits & Perks

The following Benefits & Perks apply to Full-Time Roles Only.

We’re dedicated to ensuring children and their families have every opportunity to enjoy life’s special moments. We’re also committed to giving our staff excellent benefits so they can do the same.

  • Core Medical Coverage: (low cost low deductible Medical, Dental, and Vison Insurance plans)​
  • 401K Retirement Plan with 7% Employer Contribution
  • Exceptional Paid Time Off
  • Maternity / Paternity Leave
  • Infertility Treatment Program
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Education Assistance
  • Enterprise Learning and Development
  • And more

ALSAC is an equal employment opportunity employer.

ALSAC does not discriminate against any individual with regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or other protected status.

No Search Firms:

ALSAC does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. All resumes submitted by search firms to any ALSAC employee or ALSAC representative via email, the internet or in any form and/or method without being contacted and approved by our Employee Experience team and without a valid written search agreement in place will result in no fee being paid if a referred candidate is hired by ALSAC.