Executive Creative Director

Job

  • London  
    perm  
    Undisclosed
  • Company
    Expedia Group  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    n/a  
  • Closing date
    1 December 2021  
    Posted on
    1 October 2021  

Expedia Group’s Global Marketing Communications team is dedicated to developing and executing innovative and effective global marketing across our family of brands. Within this organization, the Creative team is Expedia Group’s center of creative excellence, and is responsible for developing high-impact, iconic and culturally relevant creative for consumer marketing, content and experiences across all our brands.  

What you’ll do:

As an Executive Creative Director, you will lead a Creative team dedicated to a portfolio of brands and play a critical role in defining our creative strategy: conceiving and executing campaigns, producing creative assets, and developing ideas for how our brands’ value propositions and positioning comes to life. You will partner across the company—with brand strategists, product and technology professionals, producers, customer engagement specialists and more—to develop a deep understanding of our brands’ needs, to leverage insights that solve strategic problems, and to evangelize for the power of great creative work to shift perception and drive results.

Working with external partners and agencies, as well as a global team you will help build, lead, and mentor, you will do everything from conceptualizing campaigns to reviewing creative work, serving as a strong voice, educator, and leader of others. Ideal candidates are able to work flexibly and fluidly, build trust with others, and see the big picture while keeping an eye on every detail.

Who you are:
• Experience leading a senior creative team with deep experience (15+ years) as an Art Director or Copywriter in agency or in-house environments; experience with global lifestyle or cultural-impact brands preferred
• Deep craft experience in your creative field with highly developed ability to develop strategic thinking and creative concepts that result in compelling campaigns and creative work
• Ability to creative direct all work, whether through external agencies, freelance vendors, or internal production resources, ensuring best-in-class work is delivered on time and within budget
• Experience acting as brand client with large agencies and ability to direct agency work
• Proven ability building and leading global teams in a self-directed way
• Experience developing ideas and assets across all platforms and channels
• Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to create and deliver presentations that articulate ideas in a compelling manner to build acceptance and support
•  Proven record of working successfully with cross-functional groups, both internally and externally, in fast-paced environments with changing direction

About Expedia Group:

Expedia Group (NASDAQ: EXPE) powers travel for everyone, everywhere through our global platform. Driven by the core belief that travel is a force for good, we help people experience the world in new ways and build lasting connections. We provide industry-leading technology solutions to fuel partner growth and success, while facilitating memorable experiences for travelers. Expedia Group's family of brands includes: Brand Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, Egencia®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®, CarRentals.com™, and Expedia Cruises™.  

Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce.   All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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