Golin Chicago is looking for an Executive Creative Director (ECD) to join our extraordinarily talented team and help shape the vision and future of creative at Golin.
This role will lead and oversee creative for one of our most culturally relevant brands in the world: McDonald’s. The ECD will also provide broader creative oversight on a portfolio of exceptional clients as well. You will drive creative goals for brands, the business, and the team.
The ideal candidate is looking to do the best work of their lives by creating work that matters. Work that matters in culture. Work that matters to our clients. Work that matters to us.
In the ECD role, you will lead a large team of talented creatives in achieving the highest level of creative excellence, from global affinity driving campaigns that breakthrough, to community storytelling that builds trust, to elevating partnerships that drive culture, you will be at the forefront of creating award winning work that earns attention.
Our ideal candidates is a natural born leader – you solve problems and set clear direction. You motivate. You mentor. You invest in the next generation of creative leadership. You make ideas better and bring them to life with an attention to craft in production. You own the room and sell the work with the kind of passion that great ideas deserve.
We are looking for someone who has been the through line for creative; providing agency-level oversight, who will work hand-and-hand with integrated account teams, high performing and gifted creatives, agency partners, our Global Chief Creative Officer and Chief Creative Officer, to deliver work that inspires, drives brands forward, with internet breaking earned first, inherently social ideas that grab national headlines.
This role is ideally located in Chicago, but for the right candidate working from other locations will be considered.