Creative Director, Copy

New York, United States | Full-time

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Who We Are 

Ready Set Rocket is a digital agency committed to connecting brands and consumers through innovative multi-channel experiences. You can find our offices in New York City and Los Angeles.

We offer a competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, flexible PTO, 401k contribution matching, paid family leave, gym membership reimbursement, and more. Ready Set Rocket was recognized for Best Agency Culture at the 2018 Ad Age Small Agency Awards.

 

Your Role

Our Creative Director, Copy is responsible for finding the larger story to tell for some of the agency’s biggest campaigns and creative strategy work. Leaning on extensive copywriting experience and an instinct for crafting an effective message, the CD of Copy works closely with our clients to elucidate the challenge, determine the high-level approach, and show how the overarching big idea will come to life. The CD is equally comfortable ideating at 10,000 feet and drafting one liners, working closely with direct reports and leading a room of c-suite executives — always with a lens for the client’s objectives and for connecting with the target audience. 

Your Responsibilities

  • Consult with clients in fashion, finance, sports, and entertainment to determine creative needs, propose creative strategy, and pitch our work.
  • Serve as creative lead on a variety of creative strategy projects.
  • Set and maintain a high standard for all creative work from the agency.
  • Work hand in hand with leadership and other CDs to set a vision for agency creative work make it happen
  • Develop creative workflows that support the team and help keep focus on producing great work
  • Step into a copywriting role, as needed

Our Desired Skills and Experience

  • 7-10+ years of agency experience on major brands (4+ digital)
  • Previous role as a Senior Copywriter
  • Exceptional communication skills, including providing clear, consistent direction 
  • Excellent presentation skills, both internally and with clients
  • Ability to build strong consultative relationships with high-level clients
  • Insatiable curiosity and desire to grow