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Thursday, February 21, 2008

Creative Director Wanted @ Schermer Kuehl

Schermer Kuehl is an eleven-year-old B2B agency with an excellent record and reputation of providing highly-evolved marketing and creative to Fortune 1000 clients, including Best Buy For Business and Ceridian.

The Creative Director is a senior leader at SK, responsible for the ideation, presentation and execution of client branding and marketing communications campaigns; overseeing the creative team and creative processes, ensuring the profitability and quality of projects and the building the capabilities of the agency, all to fulfill our brand promise of helping customers Drive Brand Demand in the following areas of expertise:
- Brand Building (Experience design, Naming, Messaging, Identity)
- Customer Connection (Advertising, lead gen, direct, promos, Web 2.0, Web dev)
- Sales Support (collateral, white papers, interactive demos, channel marketing, events, training)
- Employee Engagement (employee brand & communications campaigns)
You are right for the job if:
You are an energizing person, in terms of your work, work ethic and work style. You are an idea machine, a problem solver, an information architect. You work with clients to help them articulate messages to their customers, then translate them into identity, collateral, interactive and creative campaigns that drive brand demand. You are turned on by technology, read Wired magazine, and are fascinated by the continual evolution of the Internet and digital marketing. You are Creative 2.0.

The Creative Director must have these minimum requirements:
  • In-depth knowledge of branding and product marketing, especially in B2B and technology
  • Active leadership in new business ideas, pitches and presentations
  • Agency experience, with B2B and technology experience a plus
  • Extensive experience with Web-based, interactive marketing
  • Extensive experience with brand and marcom planning and implementation
  • Ten years or more experience, BA or higher, plus a history of professional development
  • Complete job description is available online at

    Salary commensurate with experience. Top of the line benefits: PTO, health, dental, 401K, STD, parking. Downtown Minneapolis location.

    Candidates may send qualifications, 3 nonreturnable samples or PDF/link to
    Chris Schermer