Creative Director (Writer Background)

  • Full-time

Company Description

At Jellyfish, we believe in the power of diverse perspectives and inclusive collaboration. We welcome individuals who excel in collaborative, varied teams and value the unique contributions that each person brings to the table.


Jellyfish is a global digital marketing agency; a unique fusion of tech enthusiasts, creative minds, and media and data experts all united to empower our clients along their digital journey. Our commitment to embracing diverse perspectives fuels our innovation and strategies that reinvent media activation, and create influential stories for our global clients and their customers. Join us in shaping a future where business growth and personal fulfilment go hand in hand.

Job Description

The role in brief:

The salary range for this position is $145,000 - $170,000 USD.

Reporting to our VP of Content, we are looking for a Creative Director with a Writer's background to join our team as a conceptual creative. You will brainstorm campaign ideas and run a creatively-led account, creating big, bold, inspiring work that cuts through the clutter and sets hearts and feeds on fire. You love entertainment (film/TV) and social culture. You are strategic and sharp with a voice others respect, come alive in a 'newsroom' style 'brainstorm' and have worked with a range of world-leading brands who respected your vision.

You're conceptually minded and social-first in your approach coming from a background of creating organic social content that achieved high engagement.



  • Lead client-attended team brainstorms of 10+ and give direction off the cuff for both active and reactive long-term social media campaigns and smaller, faster concepts/social posts.
  • Create top-level campaign ideas and writing social posts that cut through the clutter of the social sphere.
  • Ideate and lead the development of work that creates fame for our clients.
  • Build a solid relationship with and influence with clients as a valued voice, leading conversations with clients around strategic creative work.
  • Take a brief and spin insightful ideas from it each day, bringing your own creative insights.
  • Brainstorm and spar with clients, holding your own in the best interest of the work and the goals of the brief.
  • Listen to and understand client needs and rea between the lines to stay on top of client needs.
  • Produce creative ideas on the spot with a clear vision and point of view that you explain with conviction.
  • In meetings, with or without clients, you're able to impress with your 'on the spot' responses and possible solutions.
  • Differentiate between a big campaign idea and a tactical projects to deliver accurate work.
  • Keep an eye on growing current live accounts by identifying provocative or purposeful opportunities.
  • You will set a high benchmark within the team for success when it comes to ideas, storytelling, copy, craft and cultural relevance.
  • Nurture and upskill creatives during reviews of the work to add new ideas ad thoughtfulness to their storytelling.
  • Forge close relationships and working collaboratively with other teams across the Creative journey, including Content, Design, Production, Creative Strategy, Brand Strategy, Project Management and Client Services
  • Review work with your Creative VP and keeping them informed along the journey - taking their feedback onboard and actioning their direction (aligning across the team).


  • Experience running organic social for a title or entertainment brand and led a newsroom-style way of doing real-time organic content.
  • You're a fast idea generator with a history of ideating award-winning campaign ideas for the world's best brands from your own work - plus awards with teams you've led.
  • Extremely immersed in and passionate about the entertainment space, specifically shows and films.
  • Production experience is needed, specifically, being well versed in the world of shoots and having an understanding of production and post production to guide a DP, editor, VFX, VO record, colorist, etc.
  • BA in communications, journalism, content marketing, or equivalent work experience
  • 10+ years experience in content creation at an agency, publication, or brand
  • At least 5 years experience in content strategy and 3 years management experience
  • Experience in the entertainment, film or streaming markets
  • Experience working with talent and covering live events
  • Project management skills to ensure existing projects run smoothly and new opportunities are scoped and completed
  • Experience delivering presentations and sharing new ideas with clients
  • Social platform expertise needed: Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok, Twitch, Twitter, LinkedIn, and more
  • Experience using Apple products (Keynote, etc.) and other basic marketing tools
  • Experience using Sprinklr or similar social media publishing platforms
  • Comfortable with Business Affairs and vetting content against brand best practice

Note: We emphasize skills, expertise and behavioral attributes over years of experience and traditional degrees. If you want to join our collaborative team, we invite you to apply today with your resume in English.

Additional Information

Application Process:

Interested applicants should submit their resume, cover letter, and a portfolio of their work, emphasizing their relevant experience. Please highlight your contributions to previous projects.


Join Jellyfish and experience a workplace where we prioritize your growth, celebrate your contributions, and empower you to tailor your work environment to suit your needs.

💰 Reward: You'll receive a loyalty salary increase on your Jellyfish anniversary, in addition to our company-wide annual bonus and 401k retirement plan.

🏥 Healthcare plans: Have peace of mind with our healthcare, vision and dental insurance, plus short and long-term disability and life cover.

💫 Custom Work Environment: Work remotely for up to 60% of your days and shape your day between 8am. and 6:30pm with flexible working hours.

📈 Growth, Your Way: Grow your career with one paid day each month for self-development and access to LinkedIn Learning with unlimited online courses.

👪 Family Support: Enjoy 14 weeks of paid leave for primary caregivers and 4 weeks of paid leave for secondary caregivers.


All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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