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Creative Manager

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Creative Manager



Halifax, Nova Scotia


Hybrid (2-3 days a week in office)


We have partnered with a Canadian-based marketing agency that is part of an independent Network of Agencies strategically located across the world to provide global reach and capabilities.


They are looking for a highly skilled Creative Manager to join their growing team.



The Creative Manager is multi-faceted, creative professional with a background in copywriting with a strong aptitude for communications and creative strategy. You will lead and mentor team of designers and copywriters based in Montreal. Your mission is ensuring the delivery of high-quality assets that are consistently on brand and keep conversion front of mind.


The passion for your craft should be infectious; you possess a strong business acumen to make strategic decisions about creative direction and continued application of best practices. You’ll take a hands-on approach, giving both design and copy the direction and tools they need to make break through creative ads that resonate with target consumers.


The ideal candidate should be excited to get your hands dirty from time-to-time moving work along and taking on projects of your own. You’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with world class marketing professionals while serving a variety of clients.




  • Ensure that your team is on track, asks the right questions and has the information needed to deliver their assigned projects with a high standard of quality, on time.
  • Lead and grow a team of Designers and Copywriters through constructive feedback and working sessions both remotely and on site at our Montreal office.
  • Collaborate with the traffic team to ensure the timely delivery of studio tasks.
  • Provide feedback and approvals on projects assigned to external resources.
  • Be hands-on and contribute to the creative process as needed.
  • Strategically analyze all briefs – ensure that the internal team and our vendors deliver concepts, designs and copy that meet the communication objectives of the client.
  • Place a particular emphasis on conversion led design and copy created with efficiency and velocity.
  • Initiate/ lead/ actively partake in conversations surrounding the needs of the client.
  • Act as a custodian for the clients’ brands.
  • Travel: 1 week per month (or equivalent) to our client offices in Montreal.





  • 5+ years working in an agency, in-house studio or similar role / environment with a background in Copywriting or Design.
  • Proven experience in successfully managing a creative team.
  • A proven track record of developing talent.
  • Travel to the Manchester office as needed.
  • Strong skills in design and / or copywriting with the ability to evaluate and provide feedback for both.
  • If coming from a design background knowledge of Adobe creative Suite with an emphasis on Photoshop, Illustrator and XD.
  • Must poses a strong sense of urgency, commitment to quality and the ability to consistently think at a strategic level to maximize client success.
  • University/College diploma/ degree in a related field.
  • Excellent English communication skills with the ability to clearly communicate ideas, concepts and challenges.
  • Positive, high energy, and motivated to learn and transfer knowledge.
  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Have an in-depth understanding of the current competitive marketplace, creative industry trends and the capacity for using this knowledge to champion strong creative solutions.
  • Possess maximum attention to detail and have the ability to succeed in a fast-paced creative environment.


This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing agency based in Halifax.


The company offers a competitive annual salary, employer paid premiums for Head and Dental benefits, RRSP contributions, wellness allowance and much more!


If this sounds like the ideal position for you then apply today!