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February 8, 2021

NOW HIRING: Creative Strategist

We are looking for a full-time Creative Strategist — is it you? The right candidate is obsessed with data and all things internet.

Duties & Responsibilities

As part of the creative team, your primary responsibility is to develop the strategic elements of our work — from pitching clients to optimizing content to reporting campaign results, you are focused on how data can tell a story. 

  • Act as lead Strategist on projects, working alongside other department leads, from kick-off through launch 
  • Define the “Why?” at the start of a project to ensure our work has a strategic north star that meets the brief 
  • Ideate programming ideas and implement strategies to support channels growth
  • Navigate analytics and reportings for the most prominent social platforms 
  • Your knowledge of the digital space keeps our work at the vanguard of our industry
  • Review content and oversee launches to track, monitor, and ensure compliance with FTC standards 
  • Evaluate talent candidates  to ensure they will meet the client’s business objectives and maximize KPIs
  • Work with Creative, Production, and Post to lock down social content objectives and production guidelines
  • Draft content launch plans to guide the successful execution of our work
  • Collect and analyze campaign data, providing insights and findings for our clients and team
  • Evolve our Strategic capability to ensure that our work is thoughtful, bold, and streamlined

Experience & Capabilities

The right individual will have 5+ years of experience working in digital content creation, with a specific focus on strategy. Experience in digital marketing/advertising is a huge plus, in addition to:

  • Innate organizational and data analysis skills
  • Excellent writing skills and ability to communicate complex ideas in clear, concise language
  • Expertise in creative development and content production
  • Ability to proactively solve issues, keeping up the momentum of the work and positive team dynamics
  • An ability to balance the big picture with day-to-day project work
  • Ability to present work and facilitate discussions in meetings
  • A passion to uphold the quality of our work at all phases of a project
  • Experience with Google Suite, Tubular Labs, and industry-standard Social Listening tools

Ideal Characteristics

  • Active and experienced in internet culture and digital entertainment, personally and/or professionally
  • Open to new ways of working and collaborating — this is not the right job for a box ticker
  • A team-player, open and receptive to the contributions of those around them
  • Challenging the status quo, looking for new ways to push work forward, in line with the brief
  • Active contributions to strategic and creative conversations, strongly influencing process as well as content
  • Never satisfied, and always eager to find ways to improve

Working at Portal A

We are open to candidates who reside anywhere within the U.S. — while this is a remote position, please note that our team works PST business hours. 

  • The chance to be at the forefront of one of the most dynamic, complex creative and strategic industries – original and commercial online video
  • Our team is fun, curious, full of creativity and optimism, with a strong desire to innovate. Our working style is flexible, autonomous, focused, and collaborative
  • Opportunities to grow and contribute at various layers of the process
  • Competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and generous bonuses. Benefits include a matching 401K plan, medical, dental and vision group coverage, and a flexible vacation policy 
  • Monthly lunches, virtual team programming (yoga, trivia, happy hours, etc.) 
  • Professional development stipend and quarterly team seminars led by industry experts  
  • Reimbursed cell and utility expenses and an annual stipend for WFH set-up
  • Wellness Program to support physical and mental health 
  • Matching charitable donations 
  • The freshest Portal A swag (backpacks, hoodies, water bottles, etc.)

How to Apply

Email jobs@portal-a.com with:

  • Your resume + LinkedIn. You know the drill. 
  • Cover Letter. Tell us why you think you’re a fit for the role and how you heard about the position. 
  • Links. Show us what you think is cool on the internet. Could be your favorite YouTube video of all time, a piece of branded content that surprised you, an Instagram account you can’t get enough of, or the best article you read last year. 

Please include “CREATIVE STRATEGIST” in the subject line of your email.

Portal A is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. Women, people of color, LGBTQ, veterans, and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply for our open positions.