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New York, NY Full Time Posted by: Publicis Media Posted: Wednesday, 20 January 2021

Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness is looking for an Associate Creative Director, Art to join our Creative team in New York.

Walk the halls of SSW and youll find a rather spirited and passionate group of people. Its a stimulating assembly of professionals-writers, managers, strategists, art directors, planners, analysts and developers.

We believe the only way to move people to live healthier, happier lives is to create ideas that move them emotionally. Never powered by reason alone, people - whether they're consumers, caregivers, doctors or payers - are motivated to act by emotion. Only when people feel something will they be willing to do something.

For decades, Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness has provided consumer and professional marketing, strategic consulting and medical education to pharmaceutical and wellness brands. Today, were dedicated to continuing that Legacy by raising the bar and crafting award- winning work online, on-air, in print and in-office. Going beyond addressing simply the absence of illness, our vision is to inspire a healthier, happier world. Together, we strive to help brands thrive in today's culture of wellbeing by leveraging the power of Wellness IntelligenceSM.

About the Role:

The Associate Creative Director, Art is responsible for leading the creative work. This leadership role includes assigning teams, inspiring those teams to consistently produce exceptional concepts and final work, and working closely with account management to ensure that our clients are satisfied with the quality of our creative work.

Specifically, the ACD, Art has the following responsibilities:


Work with the Group Creative Director to address performance, workflow, and quality issues and develop long-range plans for the team.
Demonstrate to clients that you understand and appreciate their marketing challenges and are responsive to their strategic needs.
Train new employees on responsibilities and agency procedures, and work with current creative staff to help them achieve professional and personal goals.
Work with the upper management team to plan and pursue continuing strategic growth of agency billings and participate in new business pitch opportunities.


Help develop and review creative briefs that provide strategic insight(s) and creative inspiration.
Inspiring creative teams to produce the best work possible.
Evaluating concepts, copy and art, at pre-determined points and providing direction prior to review by account management.
Setting high creative standards that lead to a body of work that creates enthusiastic customers and clients, and is consistently recognized by agency management as on strategy and unique to the healthcare sector.
Leading the creative efforts on new business assignments, as needed.
Ensure that creative presentations to the client meet the highest professional standards.

Manage the workload for assigned book of business to maximize the productivity and quality of work from the creative staff.
Manage book of business to ensure that the creative team maintains a high percentage of billable hours.
Help ensure that deadlines and budgets are met.

6+ years of agency experience with primarily an Art background
A proven track record of conceptual creative ability and judgment
Successful client contact experience and ability to grow business organically
The ability to work collaboratively with account management
Excellent presentation skills
Successful experience in managing creatives
The availability to travel to meet client and agency needs
The availability and commitment to work extra hours as needed to ensure client satisfaction

New York, NY, United States of America
Publicis Media
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1/20/2021 5:35:47 PM

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