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Executive Creative Director - TV/Digital

Remuneration:negotiable cost-to-company 
Benefits:Within the cost to company package
Location:Egypt, Cairo
Remote work:Not Applicable
Education level:Diploma
Job level:Management (Snr - Executive, 5+ yrs)
Type:Permanent
Reference:#Tam657
Company:VGP Recruitment


Look sharp Creative leaders - Cairo calling! We have a spectacular opportunity for a conceptual Executive Creative Director with extensive TV experience to take the reins at a growing ad agency in Cairo, Egypt. In addition to your fantastic TV experience, we’re on the hunt for an ECD with Digital competency as this will fall under your scope of responsibility as well. The successful ECD is highly conceptual, and even though you can be Copy or Art based, you should possess an eye for design. This exciting role will see you overseeing a team of more than a dozen creatives (and counting), managing them and their processes. You will enjoy working on a variety of clients on 360 campaigns in the FMCG and real estate sectors and more.

If you are an award-winning Advertising guru with Cannes Lions, AD&D, One Show wins in TV/ Film, you are the creative super-star we’re looking for. Apply today and get ready to pack your bags!

Responsibilities
  • Directing the creative functionalities of concept development, collaborating with team members, creating a work environment, meeting work expectations, and discussing team goals and achievements
  • Ensuring the effective maintenance of creative functionalities, developing the creative products as per the international quality standards, maintaining the quality of creative work projects, and operating the agency in a profitable manner
  • Providing strategic solutions to the company and clients considering their market stakes involved in creating a brand reputation for their organisation
  • Accommodating the client's needs and requirements as per the marketing goals and strategies, creating unique brand promotion concepts in accordance with the client's promotional scheme, prioritising the creative work as per the client's demands, and translating the client's profile into a creative visual experience
  • Leading the creative team for processing the client's projects in a specified manner, assigning duties to the creative/account management team, and leading the team in carrying out post-production activities like video graphics, motion graphics, interactive web integration, and web marketing
  • Developing and writing the plans of promotional campaigns, preparing its detailed presentation report, and assigning various responsibilities to team members for carrying out the promotional campaign effectively
  • Keeping track of the latest advancements in the technologies used in creative direction and understanding the progress in marketing technologies like digital marketing technology
  • Collaborating with working partners for strategising the progress of creative functionalities, making relevant changes for competing with market standards, focusing on threats from the competitors, and developing the strategic plans for combating the threats
  • Directing activities for professional development of organisational team members, conducting creative workshops for staff members, implementing corrective strategies in promotional activities, and recommending promotion of team members based on their productivity
  • Making important decisions that ensure the organisational profitability without compromising the creative quality of the project, directing constant improvement in creative quality, and enhancing the designing capability for accomplishing the task
  • Conducting market study for understanding the competitors' creative art, planning, and preparing a strategic developmental plan for creating the agency's marketing strategies, branding functionalities, and business development plans
  • Managing external agents like photographers, printers, freelancers, web developers, etc., and coordinating them according to the work of art directors, copywriters, and other post-production workers.

Requirements
The successful candidate must have/be:
  • Industry relevant qualification
  • An understanding of various production procedures, computer software and web design principles
  • Creativity, insightfulness, a unique understanding of the creative process
  • Strong record in TV as well as design-based media
  • Strong record in Digital Creation and implementation
  • Strong knowledge of Film Production process
  • Excellent Team player with client and agency staff
  • Excellent coach, trainer, and developer for the agency team - able to inspire a team
  • Working knowledge of photography, typography, and other printing techniques
  • Leadership and client facing qualities
  • Ability to marry up data and insights with creative output
  • Able to relocate to Cairo for this in-office position.

Please submit a relevant portfolio along with your CV on application.

Should you not receive a response within one week, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Company Description

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

Posted on 10 Aug 15:41, Closing date 9 Oct

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Tamara Wolpert
tamara@vgp.co.za
+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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