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Creative Director – Territory and Event Marketing

We like people who are different…because we’re different, too. As one of the world’s most iconic and respected nonprofits, we know what it’s like to stand out. That’s why we’re looking at you. Your background, perspective, and desire to make an impact set you apart. As we work to help St. Jude cure childhood cancer, we’re calling on the game-changers, innovators and visionaries to join our family. Not just for the kids of St. Jude, but also for you. Because at ALSAC, we develop and celebrate our employees. So, bring your whole, authentic self and become part of our shared mission: Finding cures. Saving children.®
Job Description
As the Creative Director Territory and Event Marketing , you will play a pivotal role in shaping how we tell our story to the world. Your mission will be to guide and inspire cross-functional content creators, ensuring that our creative portfolio aligns with ALSAC’s strategic plan. You’ll drive authentic storytelling, maintain brand consistency, and elevate our brand through exceptional audience-led experiences.

Key Responsibilities:

Creative Leadership: Develop and drive creative concepts that resonate with our audiences. Foster a collaborative atmosphere among teams, introducing best industry practices to overcome creative challenges.
Strategic Vision: Leverage your vision to innovate and advance dynamic ideas. Understand how creative and content can strategically target the right audiences across various channels.
Team Management: Lead a team of content creators, ensuring efficient real-time production of high-quality creative work.
Collaboration: Work closely with Directors of Design, Photography, Video, and Writing, as well as Creative + Content strategy specialists.
Project Management: Move projects forward through multiple levels within the organization, using strong presentation skills and tactful negotiation.
Graphic Design Expertise: Proficiency in graphic design, especially print design and concept design for event experiences and territory marketing efforts
Strong Communicator: Excellent communication skills (both written and spoken) for internal and external relations.
Leadership Skills: Ability to drive and direct creative teams effectively.
Event Focus: A passion for event-focused creative work.
Design and Digital Driven: Comfortable working in a digital-first environment
Conceptual Design: A strong conceptual designer or conceptual design skillset is required.
Implements Creative and Content Strategies: Ensure that ALSAC meets critical goals and supports overall business objectives effectively and efficiently.
Establishes Policies and Procedures: Improve overall operation and effectiveness of the organization. Operate within budgetary parameters and proactively address potential problems.
Maintains Positive Relationships: Represent ALSAC-St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital positively with third-party organizations and freelancers.
Spearheads Creative Strategy: Manage execution of creative assets for various channels (TV, web, print, audio, digital). Empower the team to explore innovative approaches.
Leverages Audience Insights: Design content to further the St. Jude brand based on audience segments and motivations. Use data and marketing research to inform creative decisions.
Requirements:

•    Requires thorough knowledge of general management methods
•    Speak and write in a clear and understandable manner for internal/external relations
•    Proven ability to develop compelling and effective marketing creative that meets assigned objectives while handling multiple projects simultaneously.
•    Understand extremely complex verbal or written instructions
•    Understand content production processes and applications
•    Knowledge ordinarily acquired through a Bachelor’s Degree plus more than 8 years of experience

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Benefits & Perks
The following Benefits & Perks apply to Full-Time Roles Only.
We’re dedicated to ensuring children and their families have every opportunity to enjoy life’s special moments. We’re also committed to giving our staff excellent benefits so they can do the same.

Core Medical Coverage: (low cost low deductible Medical, Dental, and Vison Insurance plans)​
401K Retirement Plan with 7% Employer Contribution
Exceptional Paid Time Off
Maternity / Paternity Leave
Infertility Treatment Program
Adoption Assistance
Education Assistance
Enterprise Learning and Development
And more
To ensure the health and safety of the children and families at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital as well as our donors, volunteers and colleagues, as a condition of employment, we require that employees adhere to ALSAC’s Vaccination Requirements, including COVID-19 Vaccination.

ALSAC is an equal employment opportunity employer.

ALSAC does not discriminate against any individual with regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or other protected status.

No Search Firms:

ALSAC does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities.  All resumes submitted by search firms to any ALSAC employee or ALSAC representative via email, the internet or in any form and/or method without being contacted and approved by our Employee Experience team and without a valid written search agreement in place will result in no fee being paid if a referred candidate is hired by ALSAC.

Manager, Marketing and Communications – Memphis Redbirds (Memphis · TN)

Job Description: The Marketing and Communications Manager, under the direction of the Director of Marketing, is responsible for the development and supervision of all marketing and communications strategies for the Memphis Redbirds. This individual will develop and distribute consistent themes, messaging and branding through all communication touch points, including digital marketing, traditional marketing and media relations.

Responsibilities:
  • Develop, manage and execute digital marketing campaigns across search, display, social media, SMS marketing and email marketing to deliver established business goals.
  • Write, design, send and optimize automated and triggered email campaigns targeting key audiences with personalized messaging and offers; continuously testing to improve delivery, open rates and click through.
  • Oversee and assist in the creation and production of marketing materials, including brochures, flyers, posters, graphics and more, ensuring consistency and high- quality standards.
  • Create and update web pages for the Memphis Redbirds website.
  • Closely track and report overall campaign performance, while devising strategic recommendations regarding how to improve levels of engagement and conversion.
  • Coordinate and distribute credentials to media members for all home games.
  • Oversee and execute media relations plans including, but not limited to news pitches, releases, feature stories, and game recaps.
Skill Requirements:
  • Strong organizational skills, including the ability to work simultaneously across multiple projects
  • Experience designing web content in management systems (Forge, Shopify, WordPress)
  • Knowledge of AP Style
  • Proficient with Adobe Suite, Microsoft Office and social media planning tools (Sprout Social, Hootsuite, etc.)
Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; and over 2 years of related digital marketing or communications experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.