Creative Director job in Brattleboro
|Company Type:||Certified B Corporation|
|Impact Area:||Quality of Life|
|State / Province:||Vermont (VT)|
The Creative Director for New Chapter is a multi-talented force of nature, providing forward-thinking creative vision, possessing strong skills in collaboration and mentorship, and cultivating this lively brands distinctive style. The Creative Director drives development of exceptional concepts, premium packaging, and innovative and eye-catching campaigns.|
This role is responsible for leading the creative team and New Chapters design processfrom concept development and strategy to layout and execution of all labeling, print and digital demand creation, and shopper marketing materials. _Equal parts colorful storyteller, seasoned executive, and compassionate teacher, the Creative Director manages a close-knit team and a principled canon of work to ensure company values and good design are expressed consistently.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Direct design across all elements of the marketing mix including print, video, social media, in-store collateral, tradeshow, and web_
Conceive and implement concepts, guidelines and strategies in various creative projects and oversee them to completion
Create proposals, pitch ideas, and collaborate with leadership stakeholders
Lead brainstorming/creative sessions to spark and nourish ideas
Build out-of-the-box, effective retail and consumer promotions that grow awareness, generate trial, and drive volume/distribution
Work closely with Marketing and Sales teams to develop innovative, on-brand executions
Collaborate with Marketing to write and design unique and well-crafted messaging
Strategize to develop on-brand collateral to expand consumer awareness of New Chapter
Oversee & analyze research into competitive landscape, shopper insights, and creative trends
Practice excellent people leadership and organizational skills
Develop mindful systems and processes that maximize_teams best performance
Nurture a high performance yet warm work environment that delivers memorable design
Develop and nurture talent and create space for team to explore and take risks
Partner with/lead external agencies to deliver breadth and depth of creative work in a fast-paced, high-growth environment
Experience and Qualifications:
BSc/BA in advertising, fine art, design or relevant field; MSc/MA will be considered an asset
7 years of Creative Management, team leadership, and direct marketing experience with a progressive, mission-driven package goods company preferred
Portfolio of work that demonstrates aptitude, breadth of skills and ability to translate brand vision to creative execution
Hands-on experience in creative process, marketing, graphic design and brand development
Extensive experience in Mac environment; solid skills in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator), Mac Office
Ability to grow creative talent and inspire others through appreciative leadership
Capacity to create and maintain trusted relationships across all functions
Strong people, persuasion and presentation skills
Desire to build culture through creative vision, integrity and ability to embrace change
Experience in filming and editing videos is preferred.
If this sounds like you, and you would love to work in an environment that integrates the values of creative excellence, personal development, holistic health, and high performance, we would love to talk with you! Apply today!
This is a full-time position located in Brattleboro, Vermont. This job operates in a professional (and fun) environment.
_The one and only Brattleboro is an active, thriving town in the southeast corner of Vermont, less than 2 hours from Boston, and across the Connecticut River from New Hampshire._ The business base for a circle of historic Vermont communities, Brattleboro is home to 3 world-class music institutions, a lively arts and theatre community, and 4 small colleges, plus countless opportunities for outdoor recreational pursuits. New Chapter is pleased to be a significant employer in the area and our employees are active in community service throughout the year.
New Chapter is a mission-driven company, founded in 1982 by Paul and Barbi Schulick.
Our mission isó
To deliver the Wisdom of Nature, thus relieving suffering and promoting optimal health.
To advance the organic mission, nourishing body and soul with the healing intelligence of pure whole foods and herbal supplements.
To nurture and sustain Mother Earth, the source of natural healing.
To honor and reward personal growth, for enlightened teamwork depends on the vitality of every member of the New Chapter family.