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Senior Creative Director

Atlanta, GA 30303
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*Primary Location: *6205 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, GA, USA
*Division: *Cox Enterprises
*Job Level: *Director/Senior Director
*Travel: *Yes, 5 % of the Time
*Schedule: *Full-time
*Shift: *Day Job
*Requisition Number: *213435

Are you a creative powerhouse that is ready to lead a team to do the best work of their careers? Well, were looking for someone who has the creative chops and leadership skills to help us be the best internal agency in the world. Creative Studio, the in-house agency within Cox Automotive and Cox Enterprises, is in search of a Senior Creative Director for two iconic brands within the Cox Automotive family - Kelly Blue Book and Autotrader.

But wait, theres more...youll also lead the creative on emerging mobility brands within the portfolio - youll be able to help define a brand from the very beginning and be part of new and exciting businesses within Cox Automotive.

This job requires creative passion, persistence, resilience and a whole lot of roll up your sleeves mentality. You will be responsible for growing, hiring, and leading a team of designers, art directors, and copywriters and helping guide them to create breakthrough work that makes a difference for our clients.

You will be a key member of the leadership team and help realize our vision of being *THE *best *internal *creative agency in the world. Every day, you will push the work to be better, more visionary, and build our portfolio.

You will form strong, collaborative relationships with key clients - they will trust and respect your opinions and you will bring them along on our journey and show them what great work can do for their business. As you build their trust, they will look to us as their true agency partner and give us more and more responsibility.

And last, but certainly not least, you should live and breathe our core values of candor, curiosity, creativity, persistence and kindness.

*Specific Responsibilities**:*

* Lead, grow, mentor, and manage a team of designers, art directors, and copywriters

* Redefine how we so Social for the brands - how can we be more creative, nimble, and relevant?

* Build and foster strong relationships with key senior clients

* Work closely with the Senior Director, Operations Manager, and other CDs to provide overall leadership to the agency

* Actively look for additional creative opportunities for the agency via organic growth as well as incremental assignments

* Represent the agency within the Atlanta creative community

* Continually push to make the creative better

* Manage direct reports through performance reviews, regular one-on-one development meetings, and workload balancing


* A Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), or a related field of study

* 10+ years of experience in the agency world - external, internal, or a combination of both

* A strong portfolio of creative work - youve won all the awards

* You know social and your portfolio back it up

* Proven creative team leadership ability - you know how to get the best from your teams and make the work better

* The desire to do the best work of your career - you want to win more Effies, The One Show Pencils and Cannes Lions

* A relationship builder - you have the ability to understand client business and find creative solutions that help them grow

* A strong digital background - digital is in your DNA

* The ability to lead teams in any medium - video, digital, social, experiential, print, straight design

* Lives and breathes collaboration - were in this together to make the work great

* Adaptable, resilient, and persistent

* A charismatic presenter with the ability to sell work to executive management

* A great developer of talent - youre a coach, teacher, mentor, and at times a therapist

* Adobe Creative Suite expertise

* This role will be Atlanta based post-COVID-19 - a relocation package would be included in your compensation package

Who We Are
*About Cox *
We are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.


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