VEIC

Director, Creative and Digital

Job Locations US-VT-Winooski
# of Openings
1
Category
Communication
Deadline to Apply
9/27/2021

Overview

VEIC is looking for a passionate, experienced, and innovative Director of Creative and Digital Services. In this role you will oversee VEIC’s creative and digital departments to develop creative solutions that accelerate the transition to clean and sustainable energy adoption.  

 

You will work collaboratively with VEIC’s internal marketing team to execute best-in-class creativity, design and digital experience that will position VEIC as a leader in providing decarbonization solutions.  

This role is equal parts team leadership and mentorship, creative execution and strategic partnership.

 

If you have always wanted to use your experience for good, we want to hear from you.

 

We are committed to building a work community that is inclusive and represents a vibrant diversity of background, experience, perspective, and thought. Climate change impacts all of us; however, we are impacted differently based on our identities and experiences. We all deserve a place at the table to make decisions about our collective future – we hope you’ll consider joining us as we work towards our vision for a healthy planet, thriving people, and energy justice.

Candidates across all markers of identity (age, race, gender, ability, communication style, etc.) are highly encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities

  • Oversees VEIC’s creative and digital function, which provides graphic design, copywriting, content development, editing & proofing, UX/UI and interface design, digital marketing, web development, and multi-media production services for print and digital mediums to VEIC and its brands 
  • Brings a strong vision to all creative output and touchpoints, ensuring that we continue to push our brands forward and build equity and value around the work that we deliver to the market 
  • Collaborates with Marketing Managers and internal and external stakeholders to understand and translate business goals into creative ideas, concepts, and experiences that are innovative, measurable, and engaging, and to ensure that products and services are uniquely and accurately represented through creative. 
  • Oversees and directly contributes to the production, procurement, and editing of assets, including content, photography, illustration, video, etc. 
  • Manages creative components of agency, freelance, and vendor relationships to ensure consistent execution across all creative outputs. 
  • Effectively manages the financial and staffing resources of the creative and digital team. This includes scheduling and prioritization of projects, troubleshooting bottlenecks or gaps in resources, and identifying and securing additional internal and external resources as needed.  
  • Supervises VEIC’s in-house designer, content and social media manager, and web development team in the development and implementation of creative projects. Supervisory responsibilities include: providing constructive feedback on an ongoing basis, setting work and professional development goals to maximize performance and quality, and providing mentoring and coaching to improve team effectiveness and growth opportunities. 
  • Maintains external professional relationships to assure the ongoing availability of specialized expertise, experienced freelancers, and reputable studios / agencies when their services are needed. 
  • Continues to stay connected to best-in-class creative and digital approaches, tools, and technologies, and brings that learning to the team to expand the effectiveness and reach of VEIC’s brands.   
  • Proactively teaches colleagues and partners about best-practices in content and creative development and establishes full accountability for adherence to brand standards. 

Qualifications

  • Strong personal commitment to VEIC’s mission and vision.  
  • A minimum of 7 years of proven experience in marketing, branding or advertising, with at least with 5 years working in a creative capacity, and at least 3 years directly managing a creative team.  
  • A powerful portfolio that demonstrates creative excellence – either copy or design – with a focus on originality, innovation, problem-solving, and creative leadership.  
  • Thorough understanding of the entire chain of production from concept to delivery for creative work across all mediums and media channels. 
  • Proven experience working in a high-volume, fast-paced environment—managing multiple projects simultaneously, setting priorities, effectively utilizing resources, identifying and addressing problems, and staying within budget, all while meeting project goals and objectives. 
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills; a team player, relationship builder, persuasive negotiator, and positive and innovative thinker. 
  • Experience with UX / UI and interface design and development of digital advertising campaigns.  
  • Experience with content development as well as writing for web with a strong emphasis on SEO. 
  • Fluency with Microsoft Office suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook.) 
  • Experience working on both PC and MAC platforms is preferred. 
  • Experience working in creative software (Adobe Creative Suite) is preferred. 
  • Experience working in Google Analytics and digital content management tools a plus. 

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