Art Director, St. Louis
Global Business Development Team Overview:
FleishmanHillard’s global business development function is a dedicated team focused on helping improve our effectiveness in the pursuit and conversion of new business. The success of the business development team relies on the caliber of talent and resources we are investing in, the culture and processes we are committed to continually evolving, and the close partnership the function has with our corporate leadership, general managers, global client leaders, sector and practice leaders, and our partners within Omnicom.
Our Team principles are:
Be a high-functioning team that helps drive a culture of ambition, boldness to build our brand in the market and win for FH and FH brands
Be a connector of people and ideas who will build FH’s reputation and grow the business
Be problem solvers and solution seekers with, and on behalf of, our pitch teams and colleagues working to build our culture
Illuminate and amplify the agency’s best ideas to current and prospective clients and employees
Be a source for collaboration, information, and tools to help our colleagues take calculated risks in the name of meaningful work
Be disciplined in our process – committed to research, analytics, insight development, creative and bold ideas and solutions that deliver measurable impact
Be transparent, respectful, energetic, motivating and inspiring
Lead by example and with urgency, focus, decisiveness, courage, and ambition
Help our teams go above and beyond the expectations of ordinary/everyday
Make ourselves as valuable to our colleagues as they are to us
We are seeking a trailblazing multimedia creative and highly talented Art Director with strong project management, presentation, consulting and design skills. The Art Director will have the opportunity to work on a variety of digital and print projects collaborating directly with teammates and senior leadership to create internal and external corporate marketing and global business development materials. The ideal candidate has good instincts, is a relentless challenger, but leaves their ego at the door. Our culture values talented, nimble, creative people who are both exemplary leaders and effective team players.
Responsibilities will include:
Manage a portfolio of varied multimedia creative assignments [online, print, presentation].
Contribute to the development of global design and visual communications strategies.
Assist in establishing timelines and budgets, and demonstrate an ability to work successfully on deadline and within budget.
Act resourcefully, discovering creative solutions to achieve creative and business objectives.
Interpret and apply the brand identity system throughout our global network.
Direct the work of other creative professionals, demonstrating leadership capabilities among team members.
A minimum of 5-7 years of hands-on experience in a creative leadership position.
Agency background (advertising, PR, marketing, etc.) is strongly preferred.
Excellent communication skills and organizational savvy, with the ability to interface with internal teams and manage projects.
Proven success working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven and fluid environment.
Expertise in the areas of marketing and branding.
Ability to carry out all phases of the creative process.
Ability to translate concepts across multiple mediums including print, online, presentation and dimensional formats.
Must be fluent in Adobe Creative and Microsoft Office suites.
A strong portfolio showcasing your best work.
BA or BS in Visual Design, Graphic Design, Communication Design, or equivalent.
Must be fluent in Adobe Creative, Squarespace and Microsoft Office suites.
FleishmanHillard specializes in public relations, reputation management, public affairs, brand marketing, digital strategy, social engagement, and content strategy. We have been named PRWeek’s Global Agency of the Year and Best Places to Work; a “Standout Agency” on Advertising Age’s A-List; NAFE’s “Top 50 Companies for Executive Women” for eight years running; and among our firm’s award-winning work we’ve taken home 5 Lions in the past two years at the Cannes International Festival of Creativity. We’re also more motivated by what we can give than what we receive, and in our 70th year, we’ve initiated a worldwide service commitment to support social inclusion in the communities in which we work and live. FleishmanHillard is part of Omnicom Public Relations Group, a division of Omnicom Group Inc., and has more than 85 offices in 30 countries, plus affiliates in 43 countries. Visit us at www.fleishmanhillard.com
About Omnicom Public Relations Group
Omnicom Public Relations Group is a global collective of three of the top global public relations agencies worldwide and specialist agencies in areas including public affairs, marketing to women, fashion, global health strategy, and corporate social responsibility. It encompasses more than 6,000 public relations professionals in more than 330 offices worldwide who provide their expertise to companies, government agencies, NGOs and nonprofits across a wide range of industries. Omnicom Public Relations Group is part of the DAS Group of Companies, a division of Omnicom Group Inc., that includes more than 200 companies in a wide range of marketing disciplines including advertising, public relations, healthcare, customer relationship management, events, promotional marketing, branding, and research.
FleishmanHillard is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. M/F/D/V.