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Associate Creative Director, Copy - Lippe Taylor

New York, NY

For over 30 years, Lippe Taylor has marketed to women, thus our guiding principle: We Move Her. LT’s services comprise PR, Social Media, Digital Content, and Influencer practices, which work in combination to earn brands a place in culture and drive real results. Founded by Maureen Lippe, a former editor at Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, and Self magazines, the company’s DNA is rooted in an editorial approach to crafting business results for our clients, who span a range of categories that include Beauty, Healthcare, Home & Lifestyle, and Food & Beverage.

Who are you?
You’re an experienced team leader who knows how to create and add value, no matter
the situation.
You lead by teaching and mentoring, but also know that the best leaders learn from those they hire.
You’re adaptable and highly collaborative- able to come up with ideas or improve ideas from
the larger team. You thrive on ideas and know that they can come from anyone.
You understand creative problem solving and have a passion for storytelling on every platform
You work exclusively within the social media, video and digital realm - your portfolio should reflect that
You possess some experience with website and digital deck creation
You take an editorial approach to writing that’s well-rooted in data and insights
Your creative ideas and executions are rooted in solving business problems with a flair for the imaginative
You have a proven track record of coming up with big ideas and know how to guide a productive brainstorm, and articulate the creative process and its value on an agency team
You’re adept at cultivating interdepartmental relationships, and thrive on mentoring junior team members
You can execute quickly and manage your time well
You like being frequently fed

The task at hand:
You will with an art ACD partner to mentor and manage one to two hires, but also like to roll your sleeves up and get into the work execution
You will be charged with guiding them to generate a wide range of concepts, high-level copywriting and creative content strategy, providing evaluation, mentorship, counsel, and determining assignments, promotions, and incentives as needed. You must be able to qualify, prioritize and delegate workloads
for your team if needed.
Developing each team member to become confident with leadership and presentation skills, always monitoring performance and progress, and managing up to the leadership team.
Fostering positive relationships among the internal teams, leadership, and clients.

Leading the development and delivery of creative solutions, from content work to larger campaign initiatives for a variety of clients and industries. This includes both executing work on your own as well as managing and approving the work of your assigned creative team. You will act as quality control and brand steward for junior level team members and liaison between your team and your senior manager, including the SVP Creative Director and CCO.
Master industry best practices and multiple platforms, and learn and articulate the unique Lippe Taylor approach on each
Regularly attending client meetings to communicate creative vision and processes, bringing stellar presentation skills to the table. You must be able to read a room and adjust your style to the needs of each client.
Helping streamline creative processes to improve team structure at a wider level, providing input on wider operational systems as needed.
Actively lead and participate in new business projects.
Co-leading /leading brainstorms and actively participating during inter- agency ideation sessions as the face of your brands. This includes helping your teams and internal brand partners hone in on creative ideas and work together to get the best ideas from each session.
Possess strong storytelling skills and a mastery of grammar and the English language
Apply insights, data, KPIs, client’s business goals, and agency principles to your work, in requisite measure
Own campaign creative execution and copy decks, and review content calendars
Wholeheartedly enjoy the benefits and rewards of being right on Union Square

The ideal candidate has:
A Bachelor’s degree and 6-8 years of experience copywriting, developing, and creating for digital/social strategies + campaigns
Experience managing a team of at least 2 people on a regular basis
A talent for wearing multiple brand hats and switching easily among brand voices, including Pharma, Beauty, and Skincare
Outstanding conceptual and brainstorming skills
An aptitude for time management, creating process, and communication
Ability to create content tailored to a variety of platforms
The ability to effectively collaborate with various teams, providing useful guidance in an enthusiastic and inspiring manner
A personality that fits well within an established, best-in-class boutique shop, and a passion for marketing to women
A basic understanding of UI/UX and an interest in the big social media platforms and their abilities/limitations
Experience working with designers, developers, and team focused creative process
An appreciation of work-life balance, both your own and that of colleagues

Please submit a digital portfolio with resume submissions.