Creative Manager (Los Angeles or Dallas)
Ernst & Young Global
 Los Angeles, CA

Creative Manager, Assistant Director

Are you

interested in joining a high-performing in-house creative agency with a digital-first

focus?

A culture that is agile and inspires you to be your best self every day? A

place where youâll be part of a highly collaborative team combining your

energy, vision, creative ideas and passion for continuous learning with

competitive pay and benefits and a flexible, virtual, diverse work environment?

As a member of EY US Creative Services, youâll manage operations and teams as

they develop innovative solutions that help drive our clientsâ business in a

world that never stands still.

The opportunity

As a creative

manager, youâll lead a multi-disciplinary, virtual account or specialty team of

20-30 people whose focus is to understand our internal clientsâ business to

develop innovative, insightful materials that contribute to engaging potential

clients and nurturing existing ones. Youâll leverage

prior management experience and industry background to drive your success in

this role.

Youâll be part of an expansive and talented management

team working independently and collaboratively to develop and lead the

implementation of strategic organizational plans. Youâll be empowered to

contribute, learn from and grow with other creative managers. Your ideas will

be valued and heard, and youâll have opportunities to innovate and take part in

efforts that help advance our creative team.

Your key responsibilities

You

can expect to be accountable for people management processes that involve

staffing, training, supervising, coaching, developing and performance

management to achieve a high-performing team. Youâll be managing creative

personnel; setting and driving team goals, identifying training opportunities,

providing day-to-day direction and developing team members to reach their full

potential in line with our strategy and following through on performance issues.

Youâll be serving as a knowledge resource for direct reports regarding

functional discipline, operational, procedural and administrative matters.

Youâll be responsible for successfully managing financial and operational

performance for your team through analyzing and assessing team

metrics/dashboards and taking action to realize financial objectives. Youâll

collaborate with the account manager on developing the account strategy for internal

clients while maintaining awareness of their business objectives, strategy and

goals to provide exceptional service delivery. Your understanding of the team structure,

principles and business of the organization will guide you in effectively managing

the firm's knowledge, processes and resources.

Skills

and attributes for success

  • Strong leadership
    skills with the ability to model by example
  • Ability to build and
    leverage relationships and exercise influence with multiple internal groups across
    all levels of the organization
  • Excellent
    communication skills, active listening and diplomacy when working with team
    members and business partners
  • Demonstrated
    ability to thrive in a high-performing culture

To qualify for the role,

you must have

  • Eight-plus years of creative
    management experience in a related industry working in a fast-paced, matrixed
    agency or in-house team environment
  • Five-plus years of supervisory
    experience leading and counseling a team of 15 or more creatives
  • Bachelor's
    degree in a related discipline (design, editorial content, production,
    reprographics, video) or equivalent training and work experience
  • Strong
    conflict resolution, negotiation, influencing and persuasion abilities
  • Experience and
    proficiency in PC environment, Microsoft Office, Teams, Outlook and all relevant
    tools
  • Demonstrated business
    acumen and strategic thinking skills

Ideally, youâll also have

  • Experience
    managing and leading people in a virtual environment
  • Comprehensive
    knowledge in creative industry practices, digital trends, innovation and
    technology
  • Ability
    to manage multiple tasks and thrive in a time-sensitive environment

What we look for

We

look for engaging communicators with executive presence and the ability to lead

others through conflict and challenging situations. We welcome strategic,

collaborative and consultative thinkers with an aptitude for creative problem

solving and the ability to quickly identify alternative solutions.

What working at EY offers

We offer

a competitive compensation package where youâll be rewarded based on your

performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In

addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, both

pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of 18 days of paid time off with additional

time based on your level and years of service plus 12 observed holidays, and a

range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and

social well-being.

About

EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and counseling

services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to

help build a better working world. This starts with a culture

that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative

freedom to make things better.

So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY

experience lasts a lifetime.

If you can demonstrate that

you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

The exceptional EY

experience. Itâs yours to build.

Apply now.

EY provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.