Below-the-Line Creative Director

Remuneration:negotiable Cost to company 
Benefits:Within the cost to company package
Location:Cape Town
Education level:Diploma
Job level:Senior
Company:VGP Recruitment

Previously disadvantaged candidates will be given preference.

A leading integrated agency is on the lookout for a highly experienced, below-the-line Art Director/Design based Creative Director to lead a small creative team at their Cape Town office. We’re looking for a leader with a proven track record of producing exciting retail, experiential and activations work. You will report to the ECD and work as part of a senior leadership team to oversee and build respected and admired relationships with a key client. The ideal candidate is a positive, solutions-driven, down to earth individual – dynamic, but ego-free! This is a great job opportunity with a lot of scope for development and career growth. If you’re passionate about delivering exceptional below-the-line creative collateral, this is for you!


The successful candidate must have/be:
  • Relevant Degree/Diploma from a reputable institution
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a Creative Director
  • Extensive BTL experience - ideal (Retail experience may also be considered)
  • Petroleum account/brand OR retail FMCG experience – advantageous
  • Demonstrable experience (on portfolio link)
  • Able to inspire a team, gain the confidence of the Client and push thinking to a better space
  • A good grasp of all aspects of the agency process from strategy to final production
  • Digital experience - a plus
  • A varied (and award-winning) portfolio book which contains a mix of real work and a strong conceptual ability
  • A hunger to do great work for the Client and the Client’s industry
  • Ideally an agency heritage for practical purposes of contributing to the culture of the agency.

On application please forward a link to portfolio along with your CV.

Should you not receive a response within two weeks, please consider your application for this specific role unsuccessful. 

Company Description

VGP Recruitment is a specialist recruitment agency in the advertising, marketing, media, creative, digital, PR/communications and publishing industries.

Posted on 27 Oct 04:35


Christine Swartz
+27 21 422 1037

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VGP Recruitment
VGP is a specialist Recruitment Agency focusing on the exciting field of communications. Passionate about the industry in which we operate, our portfolio covers all personnel who work in the Advertising, Marketing, Publishing and Public Relations arenas.

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