Integrated Content Director, WP Creative Group

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Job Description

Do you love new media and digital storytelling? Are you eager to work with big brands on exciting new projects at one of the world's premier media companies? Can you take big ideas and turn them into engaging multiplatform programs that drive performance?

If so, you may be the right person to join our team of creatives in the WP Creative Group -the brand marketing group of the Washington Post-as an Integrated Content Director (Internal title is Creative Director). In this mid-level position, you'll report into the Head of Creative and join a group of brand storytellers and guide a creative team focused on thinking big for blue chip brands. Our work is dynamic, merging cutting-edge creative formats and human-driven narratives.

Here's what we're looking for in the next talented creative to join our award-winning team:
  • A strong creative director who knows how to think big and back it up with insights
  • A powerhouse who can move easily between creating content for pitches, immersive digital experiences, social and video as well as copywriting
  • Someone who gets the business of good content marketing as much as the craft
  • Outstanding diplomacy that helps facilitate strong cross-team collaboration
  • Ability to manage a big workload that includes presale pitching and producing sold programs simultaneously
  • Ability to move at lightning speed without sacrificing quality or ability to meet deadlines
  • A person with the listening skills and creative chops to make their big ideas help brands achieve their objectives and KPIs
  • A champion brainstormer who arrives to creative conversations with ideas and solutions
  • Someone capable of distilling complex ideas into engaging, relevant, fresh storytelling
  • A content creator adept at collaborating with designers and other editors to develop original, unique content across a variety of topic verticals
  • Impeccable presentation skills
  • A passion for new media and desire to keep up with the industry advances that distinguish the best content creation teams from the rest of the pack

Job requirements include:
  • 5-7 years of creative work (preferable a lead position) at a brand studio or agency.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop C-Level relationships.
  • Performance and culture oriented.
  • Proven experience working with brands partners.
  • Proven experience mentoring and managing creative teams.
  • Ability to strike a balance between upholding standards of creative excellence, and allowing creative leads to have a level of autonomy on their projects.
  • A history of producing award-worthy work that has made headlines (in both trade and consumer press).

Position will work remote until we return to the New York City office of The Washington Post.

For consideration, please send your resumes, links to your website/portfolio and/or published pieces. Applications will not be considered without them.

The Post strives to provide its readers with high-quality, trustworthy news and information while constantly innovating. That mission is best served by a diverse, multi-generational workforce with varied life experiences and perspectives. All cultures and backgrounds are welcomed.

The innovation doesn't end in the Newsroom - dozens of teams power The Washington Post. We are now hiring the next innovator - how will you Impact Tomorrow?


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