Full Time Job

Senior Creative Strategist

Vox Media

Remote / Virtual 08-16-2022
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

The Senior Creative Strategist role on the Vox Media Creative Strategy team calls for a quick-witted, forward-thinking creative with the unique ability to fill the gap between multiple parties, platforms, brands and objectives - with sharp, original, creative solutions. The role requires a hyper-collaborative, highly-energetic individual with the capacity to think on their feet and operate with effective, superior written and verbal communication skills.

A key player on the fast-growing team, the Senior Creative Strategist's core responsibilities will include carving out creative solutions and innovations across Vox Media's full brand portfolio (Vox, The Verge, Recode, SB Nation, Polygon, Eater, Punch, New York Magazine, Intelligencer, The Cut, Vulture, The Strategist, Curbed, Grub Street, POPSUGAR, The Dodo, Thrillist, NowThis).

These include but are not limited to: content and products including Editorial, Social, Video, Experiential, Podcast and Tech innovations. With a talent for seeking out new formats, platforms and storylines, this individual is immersed in the digital media world in a way that allows them to consistently bring new solutions to the table, specifically designed to help grow the scope and quality of Vox Media's creative capabilities across the board i n today's ultra fast-paced digital marketing landscape.

Vox Creative is part of Vox Media, the leading modern media company. We guide our audience from discovery to obsession. We inspire essential conversations about what's now, what's next, and what's possible.

As a community of journalists and storytellers, business professionals, creators and technologists, we believe it is a moral and business imperative to amplify voices: to cultivate diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout our organization and media. This applies to our candidates, our teams, our storytelling, our creative work, and our platforms, products, and partnerships.


Creative Writing: From a 360 campaign idea to a video treatment to writing pithy copy for a product, event, app, or other marketing initiative, you're an agile creative writer.

Content Development: You're a media-agnostic creative who can ideate in terms of integrated advertising campaigns, short and long form content, experiential/events, product design, outdoor/digital installations, and any and everything else. The world is truly your canvas.

Competitive, Trend Hunting (Social) & Storytelling: Your social chops are on point - your friends turn to you for the latest and greatest of what's happening on the Internet and every existing and emerging platform.

Innovation: You can think beyond content to break the mold and blur the lines between advertising, content, technology, interactive experiences… and beyond.

Insights Analysis: You're a creative and a strategist. You understand the value of insights and you can leverage these insights to create a unique story across any format.

Responsibilities and key accountabilities:
• Create 360 programs across the brand portfolio, for a multitude of advertisers
• Work with sales team to create strategically sound communications ideas
• Present concepts to clients as needed
• Brief internal teams on the creative vision for every project
• Collaborate with on strategic thinking and planning for key accounts
• Utilize Vox Media data (from our Insights and research team) and qualitative insights from competitors, to create unconventional content ideas and strategies
• Develop a broad understanding of all Vox Brands: assets, platforms, products, capabilities and offerings

• 5+ years copywriting experience. Advertising/Brand, Branded Content, or Editorial writing experience, with a portfolio to share. Mix of publisher and brand/agency experience is a plus.
• Experience in working in collaborative sales processes, including the interaction required in an advertising sales environment
• Proven and tested ability to juggle multiple projects, deal with multiple personalities, and maintain a positive attitude through it all
• Strong understanding of how to translate the long-term business objectives of advertisers into solutions that could be provided by Vox
• Have the ability to evangelize Creative Strategy to internal stakeholders and clients

If you think you have what it takes, but don't meet every single point in our job posting, please apply with a cover letter to let us know how you believe you can bring your unique skills to the Vox Media team or get in touch! We've hired chefs who became editors, DJs who became UX designers, and sommeliers who became writers.


This job is remote. We're dedicated to the health and wellbeing of all of our employees, and when we reopen, will require everyone who works from one of our offices to be fully-vaccinated against COVID-19. Employees with approved religious or medical exemptions may be subject to additional safety requirements, such as submitting to regular COVID-19 testing and/or wearing a face covering in our offices.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r0z45e-3-238-90-95-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Vox Media

As the leading independent modern media company, Vox Media ignites conversations and influences culture. Across digital, podcasts, TV, streaming, live events, and print, we tell stories that affect our audience's daily lives and entertain as much as they inform.