Associate Creative Director / Producer at Melinda MariaPosted on: 02/03/2021
Melinda Maria is seeking a motivated and creative Associate Creative Director to join our fast growing team. **Position Overview:** The Associate Creative Director is a hands-on position responsible for creating and managing the day-to-day creative output of the brand across all communication channels and platforms, including ideation, copywriting, design direction, production, scheduling, and coordination of content. This role requires strong creative, marketing, design, analytics, communication, and organizational skills. **Responsibilities** · Develop, maintain, and execute cross-channel content calendar · Produce product shoots, social media content creation, etc. · Create and implement marketing ideas and strategies · Write and edit engaging copy for all social platforms that are native to each channel for the most amplification and engagement · Write and edit compelling marketing emails, SMS, and ads to help maximize open rate, click-through rate, and conversion · Create content across print, digital, and video for both retail and wholesale categories · Maintain the brand voice across multiple channels, ensuring consistency in messaging · Utilize content planning software to organize daily postings for optimal execution · Analyze performance based on different metrics, and report key findings and strategic optimizations · Oversee and manage all contests, giveaways, and other digital projects · Attend briefings/status meetings, lead creative brainstorms, pitch concepts in a compelling manner, communicate and monitor project progress · Ensure work is of the highest quality, reflects brand standards, and is on budget and on time · Identify opportunities to improve creative output and process · Provide creative quality control over concepts and execution · Balance creative vision with business objectives and priorities · Be savvy about new innovations and industry trends **Qualifications / Skills:** · Bachelor’s Degree required · 3+ years relevant experience in an agency or in-house agency environment on the brand side, developing and executing multimedia, multifaceted marketing campaigns, and product launch strategies · A strong portfolio that demonstrates originality, innovation, and multi-disciplinary thinking · High proficiency using Adobe Creative Suite · Graphic design experience a BIG plus · Strong understanding and experience with the creative process and how to execute output in design, art direction, and copy · Strong copywriting and editing skills · Familiarity using cloud-based solutions; Google Docs, Google Analytics · SEO and Digital Marketing experience including Google AdWords, Facebook Ads, etc. · Experience working with photographers, directors, and vendors · Creative energy, confidence, self-motivation · Ability to work in a fast-paced setting under tight deadlines with strong project management and time management skills · Knowledge and understanding of Melinda Maria’s product and brand About Melinda Maria: Melinda is your new badass, artistic, funny, celebrity jewelry designer friend in LA. She gets you and is going to hook you up with her super cool, glamorous style to make you shine like the Queen you are! Her designs are worn everyday by the biggest A-list celebrities, influencers, and empowered women taking on the world. Whether on the red carpet or in the school carpool, Melinda’s jewels make you feel luxurious, sexy, edgy, and classy without worrying about the price. Melinda has been busting her ass for years as the CEO and creative lead of Melinda Maria Jewelry creating gorgeous pieces for #MMGIRLS all over the world all while being a mentor, wife, and mom to three amazingly wild boys. Through it all, Melinda’s passion is to support women and causes by partnering with inspiring charities to make a loving impact in people’s lives, including Beauty Bus, Chrysalis, A Sense of Home, The Name Campaign, and many others. Empowered women, empower other women, and Melinda is grateful to be able to use the company to give back. Melinda started making jewelry as a little girl, breaking up her mom’s jewelry to make her own designs. In her early 20s, she moved to LA with no money and no connections, making and selling one piece at a time to women waiting in line at Starbucks. But little girls with big dreams become women with vision, and Melinda Maria Jewelry launched in 2005. Ever since then, Melinda Maria has blown up into one of the coolest and most treasured modern jewelry brands. Her pieces have been featured on Oprah’s favorite things, coveted by the Kardashians and Jenners, and worn by J. Lo, Taylor Swift, Michelle Obama, Selena Gomez, and hundreds of the most stylish stars dazzling the big screen in blockbuster movies and TV shows. Melinda has earned the title of E!’s “Hollywood’s Bling Queen”. Today, MM is hotter than ever because of her unique style and the support of incredible friends all over the world who love her and her jewelry.