South China Morning Post is a leading news media company that has reported on China and Asia for more than a century with global impact. Founded in 1903, SCMP is headquartered in Hong Kong, where it is the city’s newspaper of record. Our teams span across Asia and the United States, working together to connect with news consumers around the world. We are committed to informing and inspiring through journalism of the highest standards. Our vision is to “Elevate Thought”, and our mission is to “Lead the global conversation about China”.

 

Against the backdrop of shifting discovery and consumption behaviours, SCMP reaches users across distributed media platforms including scmp.com, smartphone and tablet apps, social media and messaging platforms, as well as our flagship newspaper. Additionally, SCMP is Asia’s leading magazine publisher with a portfolio of premium lifestyle and fashion titles including Cosmopolitan, ELLE, Esquire, Harper’s BAZAAR and The PEAK. We are also home to cpjobs.com, a big data-powered recruitment platform that matches jobseekers with their dream jobs.

Executive Creative Director (Ref: AMS-ECD)

Purpose of the Position:

The key member of SCMP Creative Studio leadership team, responsible for developing the creative vision and drive the aesthetic competence for both our works collaborating with brands as well as for the studio as a whole

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead a diverse creative team that partner closely with strategists to build rich creative ideas from insights that SCMP is uniquely able to uncover

  • Develop ideas that meet client business and strategy objectives while balancing the needs of the intended audience

  • Collaborate with Sales, Project Management, Content Teams as well as other functional units on project developments and new business pitches.

  • Able to bring innovative ideas and orchestrate the creative units through experimentation and iteration

  • Able to build the network of external vendors for professional handling and creative output

 

 

Job Requirements:

  • 15+ years experience in creative agency, digital media, branded content, or journalism a plus

  • A robust background with extensive experiences in a client facing, creative leadership role in digital agency environment

  • A conceptual creative with strong capability in strategy articulation and proven aesthetic input. Art baseda plus

  • Deep understanding of digital products, distribution channels and platforms, emerging technologies, coupled with the capability to recommended the appropriate to meet the creative and strategic needs

  • Ability to analyze new advertising & content trends, emerging technologies; and translate those to new business opportunities

  • Proven leadership skills from daily project supervision, team building to mentoring

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills to build internal and external rapport with clients and functional units within the company

  • Strong ability to prioritise work and resources across engagements based on short and long- terms need, roll with the timelines and budget changes

  • Work location will be at Causeway Bay office

 

 

Interested parties please send curriculum vitae with full career details, salary history, availability and expected salary to the People Department, Morning Post Centre, 22 Dai Fat Street, Tai Po Industrial Estate, New Territories, Hong Kong or by clicking .

 

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