Comcast Creative Lead in Jackson, Mississippi

Comcast Spotlight, the advertising sales division of Comcast Cable, helps put the power of cable to use for local, regional and national advertisers. It is focused on providing multi-platform marketing solutions to reach audiences most effectively and efficiently. Headquartered in New York with offices throughout the country, Comcast Spotlight has a presence in nearly 80 markets with approximately 35 million owned and represented subscribers.

Comcast Spotlight offers clients easy-to-buy, easy-to-execute options customized around their business goals. We work with clients to provide them with customized, multi-screen media marketing solutions that utilize our suite of products in the way that's best suited to meet their objectives. Our media solutions provide advertisers with the ability to reach, engage and connect with their customers viewing content on any device or screen.

Job Summary:

The Creative Lead partners with internal and external clients in developing top quality creative for advertising campaigns inserted on Cable networks and Comcast digital platforms. Responsibilities range from contributing to business development meetings, facilitating brainstorm sessions, writing scripts, drafting and commissioning storyboards, generating creative budget proposals, pitching concepts, hiring talent and crew, directing video shoots, supervising post production sessions and delivering finished productions on time and on budget. This role requires equal parts creative vision and sales ability to be a successful member of this creative agency. In addition, is responsible for providing a variety of services within the Creative Services Department, including ensuring that artistic work meets the look and feel definition of network and works with internal and external staff to department commitments. Has in-depth experience, knowledge and skills in own discipline. Usually determines own work priorities. Acts as resource for colleagues with less experience.

Core Responsibilities:

- Develops concepts, write scripts and directs the creative execution of TV and online advertising campaigns and assures seamless production of quality results.

- Works with the sales staff in a business development capacity to communicate the strength of products and services to client prospects, and the importance of quality creative to a successful campaign

- Pitches advertising concepts and creative services budgets to advertising clients

- Partners with internal and outside production companies to produce commercials and online creative.

- Manages budgets and timelines to assure that production are completed in time for air and within budget

- Collaborates with the Creative team and other departments in order to deliver optimal results for sales partners and advertising clients

- Maintains strong relationships with advertising clients by recommending creative tactics and strategies for long-term advertising campaigns

- Must be willing to travel around the region regularly for client meetings and other creative services responsibilities in all sales offices.

- Drives sales culture, motivates customer facing employees to sell and generates excitement around our products.

- Creates Ad Hoc frontline material based on topics driven by business needs and Product team.

- Rolls out campaigns and offers to front line employees via verbal presentations with documented backup.

- Initiates and develop partnership with programmers to bolster sales activity.

- Creates materials.

- Designs mail pieces and newspaper ads.

- Creates and modify Sales materials.

- Updates past information to fit timely campaigns.

- Assures budgets and timelines are met.

- Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

- Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.

- Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary.

Job Specification:

- Bachelors Degree or Equivalent

- Marketing, Communications / Public Relations preferred

- Generally requires 5-7 years related experience

Employees at all levels are expect to:

- Understand our Operating Principles; make them the guidelines for how

you do your job

- Own the customer experience-think and act in ways that put our

customers first, give them seamless digital options at every touchpoint,

and make them promoters of our products and services

- Know your stuff-be enthusiastic learners, users and advocates of our

game-changing technology, products and services, especially our digital

tools and experiences

- Win as a team-make big things happen by working together and being

open to new ideas

- Be an active part of the Net Promoter System-a way of working that

brings more employee and customer feedback into the company-by joining

huddles, making call backs and helping us elevate opportunities to do

better for our customers

- Drive results and growth

- Respect and promote inclusion and diversity

- Do what's right for each other, our customers, investors and our

communities

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer