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Our mission.

As the world’s number 1 job site, our mission is to help people get jobs. We need talented, passionate people working together to make this happen. We are looking to grow our teams with people who share our energy and enthusiasm for creating the best experience for job seekers.

The team.

Our Marketing team helps job seekers and employers around the world to discover Indeed. Whether creating impactful advertising, coding bidding algorithms, or looking for the news stories in Indeed's labor data, Indeed marketers bring diverse skills to help shape and share Indeed’s story. Every month, over 250 million people count on us to help them find jobs, publish their resumes, process their job applications, and connect them to qualified candidates for their job openings. Simply put, we help people get jobs, and we want to share our story with you.

The base salary range below represents the low and high end of the Indeed salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to location, experience, and performance. The range listed is just one component of Indeed's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include quarterly bonuses, Long Term Incentive Plan units, an open Paid Time Off policy, and many region-specific benefits. 

Austin Base Salary Range: 138,000 - 192,000 USD per year

Your job.

Within our recently constructed in-house Advertising sector, you are working in a Brand Campaign team environment and will be responsible for creating advertising materials across several channels of media - broadcast, social, print, digital, and experiential marketing. You will report to the Executive Creative Director and will be part of the lead team on brand campaign ideation and production. At times you will work closely with Indeed’s marketing team, and key stakeholders to create communications that will help Indeed achieve it’s customer acquisition and revenue goals.
As a Senior Creative Lead, you will conceptualize, design and/or write and produce highly effective Brand Advertising across multiple channels. You will work as a team with your counterpart, and, on occasion, iteratively with our advertising strategy, production and transcreation agency partners to create a best-in-class brand, product, and promotional advertising.
Along with the Executive Creative Director, you will supervise creative advertising teams and individuals of varying levels to help foster the growth of people and their skill-sets. You will assist, mentor and direct teams and talent to help maintain an energetic and motivating environment, while helping individuals to finely-craft their ideas, culminating in results-driven, world-class advertising elements for Indeed. Responsibilities:
  • Work collaboratively and strategically with internal stakeholders & external agency partners to form one team and assist in the creation of strategically-led, innovative briefs.
  • Take business and marketing briefs and convert these into finished advertising and other communications. Including, but not limited to, social, digital, broadcast (all film and radio), experiential and event-driven executions.
  • Help develop, evolve & codify the Indeed brand look and feel.
  • Prepares creative layouts, script and copy decks, presentation materials, digital files, rough cuts and other materials for creative review, approval & development/production.
  • Work with international teams to ensure advertising concepts work across other languages and cultures.
  • Effectively communicate and articulate thoughts and creative conceptual and visual ideas across the organization and to project stakeholders.
  • Prioritize multiple projects and deliver high-quality creative work, occasionally under tight deadlines.

About you.

We are looking for someone who:
  • Can work collaboratively and strategically with internal stakeholders & external agency partners to form one team and assist in the creation of strategically-led,  innovative briefs.
  • Will own creative development of our Brand Advertising. Take business and marketing briefs and convert these into finished advertising and other communications. Including, but not limited to, social, digital, broadcast and experiential executions.
  • Will work hand-in-glove with the SMB marketing team to iterate and optimize campaign performance to improve conversion rates and reduce cost-per-acquisition.
  • Can work with international teams to ensure advertising concepts work across other languages and cultures.
  • Effectively communicates and articulates thoughts and creative ideas across the organization and to project stakeholders.
  • Is comfortable working on a global TV advertising campaign, crafting a press ad, experiential concepting, or ideating and delivering social media campaigns. No limitations in thinking.
  • Is an evangelist about the potential of, and latest developments in interactive/digital technologies.
  • Is excited to work within our current brand voice, and help us evolve it as new opportunities arise.
  • Can collaborate with team members at all levels to ensure projects are consistent with brand guidelines and overall project goals.
  • Is excited about, and motivated by fostering the growth and helping to craft the work of  teams of a more junior level.
  • Takes responsibility for the success of the projects they work on.
Required Skills and Qualifications:
  • You have 10+ years experience as a Creative Director or Lead Creative, supervising multiple teams within a prominent advertising agency or similar who has won creative awards for his/her work (Cannes Lion, Clio etc.).
  • You have already led the creation of world-class advertising and comms campaigns - that have been recognised for their creativity and business success.
  • You have a deep and broad understanding of the connectivity between creativity, advertising models and consumer behaviour.
  • You have recruited and built effective creative teams.
  • You have written, created and made very successful TV campaigns that have made your peers jealous.
  • You are very versed in digital and do not have a ‘TV-led’ mentality.

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