Freelance VP/Director, Copywriter (Creative)

  • 150 W Jefferson Ave, Detroit, MI 48226, USA
  • Contract

Company Description

Digitas is The Connected Marketing Agency, committed to helping brands better connect with people through Truth. Connection. Wonder. With diverse expertise in data, strategy, creative, media, and tech, we work across capabilities and continents to make better connections and achieve ambitious outcomes through ideas that excite, provoke and inspire. Curious and fully transparent, we are always examining real human behavior to create authentic connections—between brands and consumers, clients and partners, and ideas and outcomes. Digitas has 3,300 employees across 12 countries and 24 offices, with an extended network via Publicis Media of over 23,500 employees present in more than 100 countries worldwide. To connect with Digitas or learn more, visit

Job Description

Freelance VP/Creative Director, Copywriter

Become a Creative at Digitas, a highly caffeinated playground where brilliant minds come together to make bold, award-winning advertising. We use data-driven insights to guide our work, but we also believe in a healthy dose of spirited storytelling as we strive to transform the marketing landscape. Right now we’re looking for an amazing VP/ Creative Director to help lead the troops in bringing that transformation to life. Sound like you? Let’s find out.


What you’ll do:  


You’ll mentor, lead and motivate a mighty, tightly-knit team of all-in Creatives – keeping them inspired to shape and reshape the future of our industry. While you’re doing all this, you’re expertly leading several client teams and wrapping your arms around all the critical details. Day-to-day, the job will look something like this:

  • Delivering outstanding client presentations: You’ll advocate for our work, but you’ll also listen and distill feedback so that we can continually deliver creative that exceeds expectations
  • Selling creative concepts internally: Before the clients, there’s an internal gut check – you’ll win everyone over with your work, and then you’ll weed through suggestions and use them to make it even better
  • Helping win new business: You’ll throw your expertise into the art of crafting new business pitches that leave us and our prospective clients feeling awed & inspired
  • Inspiring & motivating your creative team: You’ll galvanize them to execute large-scale, cross-channel projects that are creatively brilliant and strategically on point, on time and on budget
  • Recruiting and retaining talent: You’ll help us assemble and grow the best creative team in the business



What you’ll bring to the table:

  • Four-year degree (master’s preferred) and ten to twelve years of creative field experience, including strong direct marketing, interactive/digital and multimedia experience, and a killer book that shows off your talent
  • Expertise leading cross-channel campaigns and producing creative for websites, landing pages, digital marketing (including Flash and multimedia) and direct marketing – plus strong experience with client leadership
  • Energy, a sense of humor and an open & curious mind (yes, these things really do matter)
  • Amazing communication skills – you’re straightforward, you’re candid and, above all, you’re thoughtful & kind
  • A willingness to travel as needed (hey, new places, new faces, new ideas – right?)


Got what it takes? We’d love to hear from you.

Digitas is an equal opportunity employer.



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