Creative Strategist

Posted: 12/6/2017

Location: New York, New York
Function: Creative & Design
Specialty: Creative
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


As Group Nine’s full-service internal creative agency, Alchemy is responsible for creating content in partnership with the world’s leading consumer brands. We’re looking for a Creative Strategist with a passion for storytelling on new platforms and social channels; an ability to dream big without losing an eye for detail; and a desire to work in a fast-paced, high-impact environment for one of the world’s leading digital publishers. 


Responsibilities:



  • Respond to + manage all incoming RFPs

  • Produce new, innovative ideas tailored to each client and proposal

  • Pitch ideas to the senior Creative Strategist

  • Create clear, concise presentations that convey ideas to clients

  • Strategize about which content will perform best on each social platform (and how)

  • Be able to explain all things social when asked; from distribution strategy to publishing

  • Work closely with internal sales + insights teams to optimize content

  • Monitor campaign performances across all social platforms

  • Lead any and all revision requests from agencies + internal team members

  • Maintain an open and clear line of communication between sales, development, and producers

  • Contribute to streamlining workflows and asset organization

  • Manage priorities and workload effectively to meet all schedules and deadlines


Requirements:



  • 3-5+ years experience writing, pitching, and producing branded content

  • Experience with video, especially video optimized for social (Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter)

  • Ability to use both Keynote + PowerPoint efficiently and effectively

  • Deep understanding of why each pitch is perfect for each client, brand, and platform

  • Strong team player with excellent organizational skills

  • Willingness to multitask and manage several different projects at one time

  • Ability to proactively identify problems and implement solutions in development

  • Detail-oriented and works well under pressure


About Group Nine Media:


Group Nine Media is the partnership of four mission-driven, category-leading brands covering food, drink & travel (Thrillist), news & entertainment (NowThis), animals & activism (The Dodo) and science, tech & exploration (Seeker). We're one of the world's largest digital-first media companies, boasting over 4 billion video views every month, while providing consumers 360-degree experiences across web, social, VR and live events.



Group Nine Media is the partnership of four mission-driven, category-leading brands covering food, drink & travel (Thrillist), news & entertainment (NowThis), animals (The Dodo) and science, tech & exploration (Seeker). We’re one of the world’s largest digital-first media companies, boasting over 4 billion video views every month, while providing consumers 360-degree experiences across web, social, VR and live events. At Group Nine Media, we care about the content our brands create, and if you’re a talented passionate individual who does too, let’s talk.