Facebook Creative Strategist, DR (Tel Aviv) in Tel Aviv, Israel

Intro:

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.

Summary:

Creative Shop is a crew of adventurers, dreamers, idealists, entrepreneurs, designers, writers, strategists, data experts and artists who are hungry for crafting new ideas. A crew whose mission is to inspire, provoke and serve the very industry that enables brands to connect to the people they care about while growing their business. We unreservedly believe that creativity is what drives innovation in every aspect of the modern world, disrupts industries, improves the status quo, and helps brands tell the stories of tomorrow to the right people at the right time.

You belong in our team: If you think realistic is the most common path to mediocrity; If you are hungry to move fast, learn more, never be complacent; If the intersection of creativity and technology is what makes your blood run quickly; If you believe data, tech and product innovation is fundamental in the creative process; If you aren’t afraid to take what we have and make it 10x better; If you love brilliant debates on how to build and craft better stories; If constant change doesn’t bother you but excites you; If you want to work with a diverse bunch of creative minds to tell stories that you weren’t able to tell before; If you love brands and want to help them tell stories that speak their truth in the world; If you want to humbly lead the industry to create the best work of your (and their) life.

You will have deep Creative Agency experience as a Senior Art Director or (Associate) Creative Director in a digital-native company. You must possess an empathy for start-ups and a strong bias toward changing culture and challenging convention through work. We seek creative people with credibility, who have been awarded and want to help lead global disruptors and creative agencies into the mobile first world from a perspective of partnership and humility. You’ll collaborate easily with teams of all kinds and aim to become a sought out secret weapon for in-house creative teams and agencies.

Being part of Creative Shop Israel will enable you to be part of unique journeys of companies that turning into brands with your guidance and mentorship. You will do this by developing lighthouse campaign work, building scalable programs, crafting industry-leading thought pieces, as well as helping to shape the core Facebook and Instagram advertising products and platforms. You’ll go deep with a set of world-class disruptors and agencies, as well as scale by positively influencing thousands of others. You and your team will be amongst the first to build strategy and creative for the world’s new age brands. You’re a builder, doer, and live to create ideas and transform them into actual campaigns, programs, packages even pieces of code that will impact a billion + people and millions of brands. You will be agile, always seeking to break the mould, reinventing new ways of working and moving fast. You will have a strong desire to uncover consumer behaviour, to help your clients connect with customers in an impactful way

This is a full-time position located in Tel Aviv.

Required Skills:

  1. Continually inspire disruptors, established brands and creative agencies in Israel with a vision for their brands, game-changing ideas and plans to get them executed

  2. Drive brand and business strategy discussions to uncover huge business needs and opportunities

  3. Uncover data insights to develop creative ideas that drive the key business goals of our top clients

  4. Develop a creative narrative for DR advertisers based on existing learnings from the IL market and global markets

  5. Develop DR creative knowledge with DR & Brand agencies and FMPs

  6. Develop and implement tools to enable DR clients to learn, measure and develop creative

  7. Lead education and training efforts with VCs, Clients, FMPs, Agencies and FB Sales teams

  8. Partner with others on the team and at creative agencies to make your and their ideas shine

  9. Work with the Product team to refine your ideas for maximum impact on the Facebook Platform, Apps and Services

  10. Be a thought leader on how mobile and people-based marketing is fundamentally changing brand marketing

  11. Work hands-on to produce beautiful work. This is a position for creators and makers, not (sit back) directors.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Experience as an Associate Creative Director/ Creative Director (preferably art-based), within the creative advertising or startup industry

  2. Proven experience working in the DR landscape as part of integrated comms output

  3. A solid and proven track record of leading award-winning campaigns

  4. Digital Native who is passionate about the tech world and the local startup industry

  5. Doer who can think, build, craft, ship world-class work

  6. Public Speaking skills, comfortable on stages speaking to hundreds of people

  7. Entrepreneurial. We’re still only 1% done at Facebook – this team is inventing every day and it takes tenacity, bravery and the ability to see the big opportunities to thrive here

  8. Extended knowledge of the region's advertising industry

  9. Visual communications skills

  10. Strategic. Deep understanding of brand marketing and how to build brilliant strategies across multiple verticals

  11. Visionary. Able to think big and apply that to the wide range of opportunities – from individual publishing ideas to campaign ideas to full on, long-standing platforms

  12. Storytelling and communications skills. Being able to bring an idea to life on a white board or presentation is also quite important

  13. Experience with Keynote and PowerPoint

  14. Experience with, Illustrator, and Photoshop

  15. Experience with a Final Cut or Premiere a plus

  16. Portfolio link required

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor's degree or equivalent (Ad School)

Industry: Internet