Executive Creative Director

Margle Media

At Margle Media, we believe that employing the latest digital and social advertising techniques yields sustainable and quantifiable results for our clients. It is this constant approach to learning that makes us a great workplace to join.

We value input from everyone because a good idea can come from any person. We value creativity because – well – creativity coupled with data is our lifeblood. We value the aspirations of our employees because we can’t grow if they can’t grow. We provide a supportive and collaborative environment where people are free to be who they are at heart, free to enjoy the fruits of their contributions and free to achieve their goals. We offer a great location in Milwaukee’s Third Ward, self-directed and unlimited PTO (everyone needs to recharge) and a talented cohort of fellow marketers poised to learn from – and teach – each other. We are honored to work with clients such as Frito-Lay, QDOBA, Johnsonville, Cousins Subs, and others both local to Wiscson and nationwide. At Margle, we are a team. Come join us.


Position Details

Executive Creative Director
Southeast Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

About the Job

We are seeking a passionate and driven creative leader, someone to inspire innovative solutions from our Creative team. The ideal candidate is a marketer first who thrives in a creative environment with a sharp focus on digital and social media. The goal is simple: lead your team, guide the work, deliver the results and win for the agency and – more importantly – for the client. This position will involve delivering creative ideas to clients and you will excel if you enjoy digital and social media platforms as much as we do.

This position occupies a seat at the Leadership table and is responsible for setting the Creative strategy – in conjunction with our Analytics, Operations and Sr. Leadership team – for all of our client accounts as well as leading our Creative Department.


  • Interact with clients, define creative direction and pitch ideas that meet business objectives
  • Lead team ideation and content development from client brief to final production
  • Champion the work, inspire the team, evolve the process, and elevate the creative vision
  • Articulate ideas to peers, leadership, clients, and external partners
  • Concept shoots, develop assets, manage budgets, select talent, and inspire cohesive storytelling
  • Direct campaign launches and manage extensions across all deliverables Proactively explore social media landscape and creative methods to inspire/elevate the work
  • Proactively ideate and generate concepts with the greater team
  • Welcome new creative challenges that require out-of-the-box solutions
  • Develop and implement improvements to the overall department



  • Provide thought leadership, coach, mentor, and grow creative talent
  • Clear communication with key internal and external stakeholders
  • Collaborate with senior leadership to create best practices and process
  • Accountability with budgets, deadlines, and client relationships
  • Serve as the Creative Department representative in Sr. Leadership annual and quarterly planning
  • Manage the Department P&L to targets

Experience and Education

Agency or in-house creative leader (5+ years- must have)

Experience managing, leading, mentoring and building Creative teams (5+ years)

Knowledge of Social Media platforms (FB/IG, Google/YouTube, LinkedIn, Twitter, TikTok, Pinterest, Snapchat, etc.), Digital Marketing, and Content Development

Active listening, understanding and interpretation of client objectives

Conceptual thinking, thirst for knowledge and a passion for creative storytelling

Ability to work independently and as a group

Strong verbal and written communication

Margle Media offers a competitve compensation, Self Managed Personal Time Off (PTO), Single and Family Medical Insurance and an Health Savings Account (HSA).  We also offer flexibility to ensure work/life balance. 

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