East India Square
Salem, MA 01970
Date Posted: June 23, 2021
Region: Eastern Massachusetts
The Peabody Essex Museum, one of the largest and most innovative art museums in the nation, is seeking a talented, strategic thinker to be part of our award-winning Marketing team. Reporting to and in consultation with the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), the Associate Creative Director/Art (ACD) is responsible for developing design concepts and directions for marketing materials, advertising campaigns and multiple museum projects. These projects include print and digital advertising, OOH, video and radio placements, and paid social. The ACD position requires a strong design background, an ability to lead team members, as well being hands-on in the execution of creative projects in a fast-paced environment.
The position requires 5-7+ years of art direction experience in a graphic design, design studio or advertising environment; strong working knowledge of brand development, the creative process, and digital marketing (including interaction design, user-centered experience design, digital display, and social) – as well as new platforms and technologies. Substantial background in production, design, and project management experience is essential. The successful candidate will be a strong leader and have the ability to direct and motivate staff, have a deep understanding of how brand is articulated throughout the visual presentation of an organization. Experience with managing multiple projects, tight deadlines and budgets as well as the ability to foster good relationships both internally and externally and being resourceful are highly important to this role.
A bachelor’s degree in design, advertising, marketing, or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required. PEM is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.
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