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by | Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Knight Eady is on the hunt for a qualified individual with a passion for sports to fill a crucial role on our creative team and within our company - Vice President of Creative.

Knight Eady is on the hunt for a qualified individual with a passion for sports to fill a crucial role on our creative team and within our company – Vice President of Creative.This position, under the supervision of the President, will manage the creative department of Knight Eady, overseeing the daily operation of the team, taking point on all creative business development, managing a workload of creative assignments, and work as a member of the senior leadership team who support the President in business decisions, provide leadership for the company as a whole, and actively cultivate the corporate culture of Knight Eady. Please read below for more information on each role and how to apply.

VICE PRESIDENT OF CREATIVE

RESPONSIBILITIES

Leadership:

  • Support and lead a team of staff creatives (and seasonal interns) at Knight Eady. This includes managing their workloads, directing creative assignments, providing guidance for project management, providing guidance for creative direction, and managing budgets for each project.
  • Advocate for the growth of your team through intentional feedback and opportunities for professional development.
  • Proactively work with the Vice Presidents of Strategy & Operations to facilitate team communication, provide oversight for conflict resolution, identify opportunities for improved collaboration and professional development for all team members, and continually work to better Knight Eady and the experience of all team members. 
  • Identify opportunities for efficient and dynamic growth through working with freelancers or production companies and facilitate the distribution of work to creatives outside of the Knight Eady creative team.

Creative:

  • Manage a workload of creative work, potentially including video production, motion design, audio editing and mixing, graphic design, photography, and/or experiential marketing design.
  • As part of the creative team, support Knight Eady events through on-site videography and/or photography.

Business Development:

  • Take point on business development for creative work, including pursuing and cultivating leads, pricing creative work, and delivering proposals to prospective clients.
  • Serve as the creative representative for Knight Eady business development with pursuits that involve other or all departments (Operations, Strategy, and Creative) and coordinate with VPs of Operations and Strategy as well as the President to price these projects.
  • Serve as a member of senior leadership for the company, to represent the creative department in business development, budget, and staffing discussions.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum 8 years as a creative professional with a portfolio of work, preferably in a creative team or agency environment.
  • Professional expertise in at least one of the following areas (and proven knowledge or readiness to learn in the rest): 
    • Video production, video editing, live video production (and streaming), motion design, audio editing & mixing, script writing, photography, web design, and/or graphic design. 
      • Technical knowledge of broadcast and web standards for video and audio production preferred but not required.
  • A leadership style that puts others first and values teamwork, collaboration, and growth.
  • Experience networking, recruiting, and cultivating relationships with freelancers and/or production companies preferred.
  • An effective communicator.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Knowledge of creative asset management in a shared storage environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle a high volume of responsibilities.
  • Demonstrated ability to cultivate a positive work culture, especially during high-stress seasons. 
  • Readiness to “roll up your sleeves” and help out as opportunities arise – both within the creative world and wherever else help might be needed.
  • Availability to work late nights, weekends, and travel as necessary.

This is a full time position, compensated with a competitive salary, generous benefits and additional perks based on qualification and experience. Knight Eady provides a contagious and engaging work environment where driven individuals can thrive in a culture unlike any other.

Apply: Any qualified and interested individual should apply at this link: https://bit.ly/applyforKEcreative