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Associate Creative Director

160Over90

London, United Kingdom 07-01-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Who We Are:

160over90 is a full-service cultural marketing agency. An integrated part of the Endeavor network, which includes entertainment agency WME and sports, fashion and events leader IMG, 160over90's cultural insight, access and influence helps brands stay connected to what their consumers care about most. With offices in seven countries around the world, 160over90's expertise spans experiential, creative, public relations, digital, social, impact, influence, higher education and more. We represent culture. (B)ring (You)rs. At 160over90, we invite you to be the most authentic version of yourself. No matter where you come from or what you look like, you can be your full self here. Our work reaches diverse communities around the globe. So, it's important to us that our team reflects the full spectrum of voices, values, and perspectives of the audiences we're looking to reach through our work. Just as we're obsessed with our clients, their businesses, and the work we do, we're even more obsessed with the team bringing it to life. Each day we are actively investing to ensure our people feel seen, heard, and appreciated. No matter where they are, who they are, and what they believe in, 160over90 is the throughline to infuse a culture rooted in acceptance and belonging.

Who We Are:

160over90 is a full-service cultural marketing agency. An integrated part of the Endeavor network, which includes entertainment agency WME and sports, fashion and events leader IMG, 160over90's cultural insight, access and influence helps brands stay connected to what their consumers care about most. With offices in seven countries around the world, 160over90's expertise spans experiential, creative, public relations, digital, social, impact, influence, higher education and more.

The Role and What You'll Do:

As an existing ACD or experienced senior creative, you are adept in translating a conceptual vision into a tangible creative solution that's innovative, dynamic and memorable by flexing your cross-channel creative prowess in experiential, integrated campaign and digital/social media.

We're looking for someone who thrives in diverse team settings and is experienced in communicating effectively with art directors, project managers, production, account leads and event production. You lead by example with impeccable craft, unwavering time management and unmatched attention to detail. You are cool under pressure and take pride in directing and coaching young designers and creatives to deliver top notch creative with tight turns. Last, but certainly not least, we are looking for someone who champions our commitment to fostering a welcoming and inclusive work culture.
• Play a hands-on role in the delivery of outstanding creative and results, working collaboratively within a cross-disciplinary team and environment with strategists, PR/Comms, Partnerships and Experiential teams, to ensure creative work is on-brand, works hard and stands out amongst the rest.
• Concept creative from brief to product with the ability to self-manage multiple projects and tight timelines.
• Successfully advocate your creative ideas by confidently presenting to leadership, stakeholders and clients.
• Articulate and rationalize creative decisions with strategic insights.
• Lead and manage teams of both in-house creatives (across design, copy and conceptual disciplines) and freelancers, ensuring smart, impactful and effective creative work is produced within the timelines, budgets and briefs provided.

You Have These:
• 7-10 years of experience within an ad agency or similar setting
• A natural curiosity for the unique, the buzz-worthy and the culturally relevant with a willingness to push forward brave, new ideas
• The optimism to think bigger, the curiosity to dig deeper, and the passion to do better
• Cross-functional design and conceptual experience necessary (integrated campaign work, experiential, content, design)
• The ability to adapt to new ideas, processes, and business problems with ease and enthusiasm
• Excellent interpersonal communications (written and verbal), creative problem-solving and presentation skills
• Compassion, empathy and investment in your team, the organization and the work
• High level of proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator and Adobe Creative Suite, along with Powerpoint and Keynote.
• Teamwork and collaboration are non-negotiable

We'd Love If You Also Have These:
• Proactive interest in design, creativity and wider cultural topics (fashion, sport, music, entertainment, art etc.), sharing with your findings with peers and able to integrate them into your work.
• Curiosity and a keen desire to understand how and why people behave.
• Thought leadership: A strong point of view; ability to contribute to the creative and strategic development of a brand campaign, and the ability to promote conceptual thinking among the team/ability to communicate ideas clearly

How we work:

Endeavor is at the center of sports, media, entertainment, and fashion and is a largely relationship-based business. To foster an environment of collaboration, develop our future talent, and build on relationships across leadership, peers, and teams, we work from the office 4 days per week. We see immeasurable value internally and throughout the core of the businesses we support.

Don't meet every single requirement? We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

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Endeavor unites and brings people together in our love of sport, culture, and entertainment. We understand this can only be accomplished when we lead with a lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion in everything we do. As a global company that drives culture, we strive to reflect the world's diverse voices.  

Endeavor is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religion or belief.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r1mwqv-3-92-91-54-42 in your application.

Company Profile
160Over90

Endeavor is a global sports and entertainment company, home to the world's most dynamic and engaging storytellers, brands, live events and experiences. The company is comprised of industry leaders including entertainment agency WME; sports, fashion, events and media company IMG; and premier mixed martial arts organization UFC. The Endeavor network specializes in talent representation, sports operations & advisory, event & experiences management, media production & distribution, experiential marketing and brand licensing.