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Account Director

Godfrey Dadich combines the best of marketing, design, and journalism to help brands deliver better experiences. And we’re looking for an Account Director.

We are looking for a leader and collaborator to join our San Francisco office. This person will be leading key pieces of business and supporting the growth of our account management team. We are looking for someone who can be a true partner to our clients, our cross-functional design and editorial teams, and support the larger Godfrey Dadich team in creating revolutionary design work.

Most of all, you are committed to participating in the co-creation of a new kind of firm.

 

Key responsibilities include:

• Oversee multiple accounts and support the growth and health of each client and their business; build and maintain strong relationships with senior clients.

• Accountable for maintaining client satisfaction and management of expectations while ensuring that the work is on strategy, on time, and on budget.

• Partner with the business development team to seek out and develop new business opportunities with existing clients and with prospective clients.

• Work with the internal teams to nurture their performance, skills and personal development to ensure that all campaigns are executed flawlessly from briefing to post-campaign reporting.

• Inspire, motivate and mentor the team to manage clients professionally.

• Train and guide the team to ensure full understanding of the client brand, their key products and services, business sectors, and buyer behaviors.

• Effectively present ideas or solutions internally/externally with an ability to command attention and manage group dynamics through compelling communications.

• Work cross-functionally with management team and departments.

 

Qualifications include:

• BA or equivalent experience required

• 10+ years of agency experience managing large teams and clients.

• Heavy digital and content experience preferred.

• Experience working on extremely fast-paced businesses in a highly competitive and evolving industry.

• Must be extremely organized and detail oriented in a production intensive environment.

• Strong problem-solving skills.

• Very familiar and active user of social media.

• Holds a proficient understanding of print and digital production process.

• Proficient with Google, Apple & Microsoft productivity apps.

Account Manager

Godfrey Dadich combines the best of marketing, design, and journalism. When we look around, we don’t see anyone else doing what we do. It’s a heady, exciting mix. And we’re looking for an Account Manager to join our growing account team.

The Account Manager is on the frontline of every assignment and is responsible for daily communications with our partners to ensure perfect alignment. Working across every department in our firm and ensuring each delivers at the highest level requires a thorough knowledge of the production process, ability to drive teams and an exceptional grasp of how to manage complexity. Some of the work may feel mundane at times, but at the critical moment, it’s the source of truth that can calm all waters.

Key responsibilities include:
•Supports the lead for each account, and directly manages an AAM
•Responsible for the day-to-day management of the account
•Is responsible for ensuring alignment between project management, account team, and client expectations
•Works with production, media and creative to develop budgets, work plans and schedules
•Reviews creative execution to ensure creative product remains on-strategy and adheres to client identity/corporate guidelines
•Accountable for the quality control of all assets
•Maintain relationships with our direct clients
•Manages the legal, substantiation and clearance process for each campaign
•Maintains weekly status reports, schedules and budget documents
•Works with Finance to proof estimates and billing
•Effectively present ideas or solutions internally/externally with an ability to command attention and manage group dynamics through compelling communications
•Work cross-functionally with management team and departments

Qualifications include:
•BA or equivalent experience required
•3+ years of agency experience
•Very familiar and active user of social media
•Holds a proficient understanding of print and digital production process
•Proficient with Google, Apple & Microsoft productivity apps

Art Director

At Godfrey Dadich we believe design is a lot more than the way something looks. It’s the way something works—from a single line of typeset copy to a global communications platform. We’re looking for an art director with a strong background in advertising to join our growing creative team.

You want to tell a brand’s story. You are a multi-platform thinker by default, interested in the distinct creative opportunities each provides. You shape big ideas that turn into compelling executions that move people. You design identity systems that are aesthetically strong yet rigorous in their design and application in any medium. You’re comfortable with campaign development and are looking to blend/meld/expand your skill set in producing editorial-style content.

You are both a leader and a collaborator, capable of bringing together designers with a diverse set of backgrounds and skill sets to invent something new. This role balances the responsibilities of leading a project team and rolling up your sleeves to produce work. Whatever the brief, you seek to build an authentic connection with audiences that surprises and delights.

Most of all, you are committed to participating in the co-creation of a new kind of design firm.

 

Key Responsibilities include:

•Lead projects from concept to delivery across a wide range of formats: brand systems, web, social media, print, out-of-home, event, video, animation, etc.

•Managing a project team (or three) across multiple goals and timelines to drive projects forward.

•Translating business requirements into innovative and intuitive design solutions.

•Skilled communication with the client. This role requires clearly conveying the intent of the work to our partners and building relationships with our clients.

•Work closely with a team of designers, copywriters, account managers, strategists, and project managers to develop, refine, and elevate the creative.

 

Qualifications include:

•5+ years experience working in a design or advertising environment, with a majority of those years devoted to creating innovative campaigns and branding.

•Experience in editorial design or production is a plus. Interest in exploring new territory in brand editorial is a must.

•Strong knowledge of interaction design principles.

•Experience directing motion and broadcast.

•Proven facility using typography, imagery, grid systems, and color to develop compelling and conceptually strong design solutions at the highest aesthetic level.

•Highly collaborative and resourceful with excellent communication skills. A self-starter who proactively sets benchmarks and aligns expectations internally and externally.

•Strong comfort level with iterative design processes.

•Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail.

•Demonstrated fluency with design tools including the full suite of Adobe Creative Cloud and Sketch. Competency working in Keynote and G Suite products.

Creative Director / Copywriter

Godfrey Dadich combines the best of marketing, design, and journalism. When we look around, we don’t see anyone else doing what we do. It’s a heady, exciting mix. And we’re looking for a Creative Director / Copywriter to help lead our creative efforts.

You want to tell brand stories. You appreciate the value of advertising but can see the industry is evolving, and want to be on the right side of those changes. You dream up big ideas that turn into global campaigns. You create experiences that are captivating and novel, yet grounded in strategy—and built to last.

You are both a leader and a collaborator, capable of bringing together creatives with diverse backgrounds and skills to conjure something new. This role balances the responsibilities of leading pitches, running projects, and rolling up your sleeves to work the keyboard. Whatever the brief, you seek to build an authentic connection with audiences that surprises and delights.

Most of all, you are committed to participating in the co-creation of a new kind of firm.


Key Responsibilities Include:

•Leading projects from concept to delivery across a wide range of formats: advertising (broadcast, digital, print, OOH), social, events, video, and whatever else might come down the road.

•Managing a project team (or five) across multiple goals and timelines to drive projects forward.

•Skilled communication with the client. This role requires clearly conveying the intent of the work to our partners and building relationships with our clients.

•Working with a team of art directors, designers, project managers, account managers, producers, and strategists to develop, refine, and elevate the work.

 

Qualifications include:

•10+ years experience in an advertising agency environment, with a majority of those years devoted to creating brand-level campaigns and initiatives.

•Highly collaborative and resourceful. An entrepreneurial mindset, able to blaze trails as needed.

•A love for language. Whether it’s a turn of phrase, a manifesto, a brand book, or a novel, you find inspiration across a wide range of creative outlets and bring that to your daily work.

•Demonstrated ability to work across communications types, from tagline to tweet, broadcast to bulletin.

 

Director of Media and Audience Development

Godfrey Dadich combines the best of marketing, design, and journalism to help brands deliver better experiences. And we’re looking for a communications expert to join our growing management team and lead our media and audience development business.

 

The role requires a deep level of commitment to support our current roster of global clients while designing new communication strategies that attract new partners. You will also work closely with our publishing partners to build strong partnerships and ensure our clients are aware of all media opportunities that will amplify their messages.

Key responsibilities include:

•Drive media strategy solutions for our partners through a deep understanding of their businesses and the market challenges they face

•Pioneer new ideas/practices across publishing landscape and internally

•Maintain relationships with partners’ and publishers’ senior level management

•Effectively present ideas or solutions internally/externally with an ability to command attention and manage group dynamics through compelling communications

•Proactively support the development of our team members to enhance skills and enable them to reach their full potential

•Work cross-functionally with management team and departments

 

Qualifications include:

•BA or equivalent experience required

•10+ years of media planning across all formats or equivalent business experience

•4+ years management level experience

•Experienced in content partnerships and publisher/client joint business plans, programmatic, and audience-based planning and buying

•Strong written and verbal communication skills

•Solid financial acumen and business expertise