Schupp Company

Associate Creative Director/Writer

Type of work: Full-Time
Location: St. Louis
Date Posted: April 26th, 2013
Description:

Schupp Company is a full service advertising and promotion agency recognized nationally as creative and marketing experts. We are dedicated to providing unique and compelling solutions to our clients, and providing an outstanding environment in which to work. Our location is in the historic Mississippi Valley Trust Building just steps from the Arch in downtown St. Louis.
We are looking for an experienced, passionate, and talented ACD/writer to join our creative team. A strategic thinker who can create big ideas and push them forward, really knows the beer business, the millennial target, possesses great presentation skills and can lead and mentor others.
Scope of Responsibilities:
• Partner to direct creative strategy and execution on all assigned programs
• Assist in aligning creative with client strategy by working closely with account service and creative teams
• Mentor and actively lead a team to generate the best work while cultivating and honing the creative talent
• Develop game changing/breakthrough/ creative concepts, ideas, decks and verbal communications across a range of possible disciplines, including:
o Promotions
o Advertising
o Interactive / Digital
• Keep abreast of new technology, resources and trends affecting the creative industry and the client’s business and shares this knowledge with the team
• Actively participates in new business – from ideation to pitch presentation
Work Experience/Skills & Education REQUIRED
• 5-7+ years of creative experience, working on national brands in beer or spirits category
• Strong creative portfolio (including examples of on-premise volume driving experiential/promotion concepts)
• Strong presentation skills & copy background
• Highly responsible, collaborative and self-motivated
• Understanding of the on-premise marketing channel
• Ability to inspire and motivate co-workers, colleagues and others, to be a team player
We offer:
• A competitive salary, with a benefits package including medical and dental insurance, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, and 401K
• Paid holidays and vacation/personal time
• A collaborative team environment
• Great opportunity for career advancement

How to apply:

Please email jmayfield@schuppco.com with:
1. Link to your online portfolio or pdf samples demonstrating required experience
2. Current resume with references
3. Brief description outlining why you are the ideal candidate

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