This posting is no longer available. This is either because the employer has filled the position or the position has closed. Click here to find more jobs like this one.
Samaritan's Purse

Creative Director/Video Media Services/Broadcast Department (1356)

Samaritan's Purse
Boone, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 06/27/2013
Categories: Media/Video/Radio
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Boone, NC - We currently have an open position for Creative Director (CD) of the Video Media Services/Broadcast department. The position is a direct report on all creative to the Director of department. You have the vision and ability to initiate, develop, and direct original ideas for new story content and design solutions on all digital platforms. This department offers a vast range of comprehensive media services by award-winning talent in motion gfx design, production, post-production, visual effects and content creation. We create content and imagery for internet, TV, DVD, while exploring emerging media like mobile web, apps, and interactive TV digital platforms. It is incumbent upon the CD to be responsible for leading the production/post production team of Producers, Gfx Artists/Animators, Editors, Sound Designer, and Videographers for all things creative. To drive the collaborative efforts of each project's creative teams and inspire all involved to exceed expectations.
Ideally, the CD will be both creative and technically adept with a proven track record of achievement in story content creation at the intersection of digital/social media, mobile video technology, and smart/interactive television. Must maintain a personal relationship with and be a consistent witness for Jesus Christ.
Responsibilities include: • This person will guide co-branded creative strategy, development, and execution for a diverse range of content; delivering on ministry objectives in best of class campaigns that garner instant attention and resonate with our audience. • The CD is responsible for developing new story and design concepts, and managing the teams assigned to the projects as it pertains to interpreting and executing the vision/messaging. • Direct all phases of creative from concept through production and post-production • Shape and implement creative strategies as it relates to story content and delivery of video-based creative assets including oversight of campaign concepting. • Direct and manage all branding and design components for Video Media Services in serving different departments of Samaritan's Purse. • Work with Director and VP to help lead expansion of Samaritan's Purse audience by expressing and communicating the gospel and heart of the ministry in diverse new ways. • Conceive, originate concepts and scripts, articulate a dynamic pitch and defend the conceptual direction • Foster creative excellence and actively contribute to a culture of innovative storytelling • Cultivate and lead creative staff growth and participate in performance reviews. • Inspire and motivate creative teams
Basic Qualification: Bachelor’s degree in related field. Twelve credit hours of college-level Biblical studies strongly preferred. Minimum of 8 creative years within film/video digital media environment.
Preferred Qualifications: • 5-7+ years’ experience in a creative leadership role • The Creative Director should understand or be well-versed in each of the following disciplines; script writing, art direction, design, storyboarding, reality based storytelling, production and working knowledge of 2D and 3D CG animation, visual effects, and sound design. • A proven creative leader experienced in managing the overall creative and production process. • Demonstrate award winning creative strategic abilities with forward thinking approaches • A deep understanding of brand voice to craft unparalleled stories, spots and campaigns. • Demonstrate ability to interpret clients' objectives in a visually compelling way • Proven management skills with the understanding of branding, marketing and business strategies from concept to final execution • Demonstrate ability to manage multiple projects with differing timelines/expectations • This individual must be a self-starter, forward thinking and an effective, persuasive communicator across multiple departments, and senior management. • Skilled in budgeting and managing productions, inclusive of talent management • Expertise in digital media platforms • Collaborative management style with strong persuasive presentation skills


Apply on-line at:


Mission Statement: Samaritan's Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan's Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God's love through His Son, Jesus Christ. The organization serves the Church worldwide to promote the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Distinct Objectives: The work of Samaritan’s Purse is marked by five distinct objectives, grounded in Scripture and biblical principles: PROCLAIM THE GOSPEL - EXALT Christ and share the Gospel while working in His Name around the world SERVE WITH EXCELLENCE - EXCEED the world’s standard while serving the purposes of God’s kingdom RESPOND WITH COMPASSIONATE ACTION - EXPEDITE our response to needs as the Lord reveals opportunities to minister DEMONSTRATE BIBLICAL INTEGRITY - EXHIBIT character and integrity personally, at home and work WALK IN BOLD FAITH - EXPECT God to do the impossible-- “God Room”