Creative Director
Clemenger Group
Auckland, NZ
3d ago

Who we are

We're a creative agency with the customer at our core.

We've been close to customers since our very beginning, with our history in retail and in-store, but now our art of persuasion has become much more scientific.

Today we can truly understand customers. Who they are, what they do, where they do it and why. And with that information we can really start to connect.

Whether it's to endear, excite, provoke or persuade them, we bring together the science of customer insight with the magic of creativity.

That could be an in-store promotion. A print ad. A new product. A piece of software. Or a nice bit of story-telling.

Everything we do is designed to effectively connect with the customer and get results.

The Role

You will have a proven track record of doing interesting and celebrated creative and effective work. You will hold a strong creative portfolio and have worked on mid large sized campaigns, which could range from brand, direct, and digital.

You will be a big picture thinker and be as strategic as you can be tactical.

You will be able to lead teams and think across creative disciplines. You will look for the interesting answers to briefs, finding distinctive and unique solutions.

You will collaborate well with those around you and with external suppliers to bring these ideas to life.

You will be focussed on making interesting, fresh, and well-crafted work that works. You will think not in Ad-Shaped holes' but in big ideas.

Ideas that can be transferable, media agnostic, and easily spread. Whether that's a product, a movement, a piece of digital utility, an experience, or a piece of storytelling.

We are looking for someone who solves business problems of all shapes with their creativity.

You will be confident in building clients, relationships and you will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of our client's business issues and challenges.

We are growing our client base fast and evolving our offering. You will think in ideas not just ads, have a good grasp of the digital world, be collaborative, be a strong leader, and importantly, have a growth mindset and the ability to adapt with the changing needs of our clients and the market.

Skills and Experience required :

  • 12+ years in the industry
  • A background in digital first solutions
  • Experience across multiple catagories
  • You will be resilient, persuasive, cool under pressure, a leader with good energy, you will be hungry
  • for success, inclusive, and inventive. You will own your role.
  • A passion for interesting ideas and in creating original solutions that connect with customers.
  • A drive for creative effectiveness first, art second.
  • An ability to interpret and respond to client problems with appropriate creative solution.
  • A desire to build the creative reputation of the agency.
  • Ability to be able to bring ideas to life through execution.
  • An ability to talk persuasively and compellingly about strategy and creative work.
  • A growth mindset and a collaborate spirit.
  • A passion to champion the agency point of view and product.
  • Why work with us

    We are part of the Clemenger Group, New Zealand's largest and most successful group of advertising communications companies with eight agencies in NZ and 16 in Australia.

    In turn, the Clemenger Group is part of the creatively awarded global BBDO network.

    This means, when you join us, you will be part of a highly regarded global network but working for a 100% locally managed Goup that truly values its employees by promoting an inclusive workplace where diversity is embraced.

    We offer lots of good things from development opportunities and the chance to learn from people at the top of their game, to a staff share scheme, enhanced parental leave payments, discounted health insurance, the ability to work flexibly, an employee assistance programme, massages and cool offices in great locations.

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