Group Brand Director

San Francisco, California /
Brand Management /
The Role
The Group Brand Director for Mekanism is a passionate, collaborative, outgoing, creative-oriented leader. This position within Mekanism is a key member in our (SF) office, leading a team of people and business growth for key accounts.  

Key Areas of Responsibility:
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Leadership:
Work with Head of Brand Mngt, CFO, COO to share and strategize on how to manage growth and overall health of the brands.
Lead the development of launch campaigns for existing and new products  in partnership with ECD / CD to ensure the process is running smoothly. 
Leads campaign development from beginning to end, including getting strategy and creative to A+ level in partnership with strategy and creative.
Effectively manage a large retainer scopes and resource plan for multiple campaign initiatives to be profitable.
Effectively oversee multiple productions at once providing thought leadership on best practices.

Build and Grow Client Relationships:
Understand brand’s business and generate new ideas to grow the account.
Able to sense when a brand/account needs more attention and have a POV on how to address challenges quickly. 

Lead Campaign Development - Creative Brief, Strategy Development, and Presentation:
Partner with Strategic Planning to turn our client briefs into creative opportunities.
Maintain a strong presentation process with our clients, making sure all creative is presented in a compelling way.
Understand qual and quant testing processes, can talk strategy independently.

Effectively Manage Team:
Foster teamwork and a constructive work environment across disciplines.
Ability to recognize where staff growth and structure changes are needed to support businessContinually inspire and bring out the best in team within a fast paced environment.

Contribute to New Business:
Help grow the Mekanism’s client arsenal by working on new business development and new brand onboarding as needed.

Core Requirements:
 You must love creative.
Must see opportunity everywhere.
You should definitely have a passion for problem solving, production and relationship mgmt.
You are a master of the details and take pleasure in rolling up your sleeves in the trenches when needed.
You have experience working on large global brands & integrated campaigns across various media channels.
No challenge is too daunting. You might not know how to do it but you figure it out.