JOB POSTING: Creative Manager at Invent Now

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JOB POSTING: Creative Manager at Invent Now


Creative Manager
The National Inventors Hall of Fame is seeking a top-performing, creative, and energetic professional who wants to build a National Monument to Innovation and inspire people of all ages to change the world for the better. This challenging and fast-paced position requires a strategic, flexible and organized individual who will welcome and foster an environment of new ideas and teamwork, possesses strong leadership and design skills, and has an artistic eye.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Manage the creative process from concept to completion acting as the creative, corporate visionary
  • Oversee an internal creative team, as well as outside design agencies, coordinating their efforts and ensuring a high-level of quality for all deliverables
  • Manage overall brand design, intertwine multiple brands and disseminate across all channels and audiences
  • Lead strategic brainstorming sessions, develop creative briefs, rationalize creative concepts, and oversee campaign execution
  • Tell the stories of our Inductees through written and video communication outlets
  • Collaborate with company executives and stakeholders to translate strategic business goals into compelling brand experiences for consumer, corporate and B2B campaigns
  • Make presentations and pitch ideas to internal and external customers acting as an ambassador for the brand
  • Consider each project holistically, best understanding how design solutions can be implemented across all forms of media, devices and platforms
  • Promote continual creative improvement and actively contribute to a culture of innovation, excellence and accountability
  • Give honest and direct input while being open to critique and direction from others
  • Deliver every idea and assignment with creativity and passion
  • Foster an environment of professional honesty and integrity

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strategic thinker, dynamic leader, and results-oriented individual who is comfortable in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment
  • Ability to understand and translate advertising/marketing objectives into unique, creative strategies with minimal direction
  • Ability to create compelling stories about people and a willingness to study and research how they are woven into NIHF programming to make cohesive connections across all brands
  • Capability to take large amounts of product information and distill into clear, concise and creative messaging
  • Proven ability to collaborate effectively across multiple teams
  • Passion for new technologies and emerging trends
  • Innovative problem-solver and excellent communicator
  • Fluent in Adobe Suite to be hands on as needed
  • Strong presentation skills

Credentials and Experience:

  • A minimum of five (5) years in a creative leadership role
  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or a related field
  • MBA degree preferred
  • Experience in leading and elevating a team of young professionals while cultivating a positive, enthusiastic environment
  • Proven track record in streamlining the creative brainstorming, proofing, and project management process
  • Experience with photography, videography and event production which includes presenter management, run of show, scripting and overseeing events
  • Experience building a successful brand
  • Copy writing and/or creative writing experience preferred

Special Requirements:

  • Ability to travel up to 30%

Cover letter describing why you are an ideal candidate for the position, salary requirements, and personal interest in working for the National Inventors Hall of Fame, required with resume submission.


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