Position title
Director or Senior Manager – Creative
About Us

Newbridge Marketing Group (NMG) is seeking a professional to lead our creative generation, growing our in-house creative capabilities and service offerings.

A 16-year-old college marketing and brand experience agency, NMG connects brands to a wide variety of consumer segments through pop-up retail (mobile selling tours), food & beverage truck tours, special event creation, storytelling experiences, field marketing teams, expo build-outs and more. Beyond experiential, NMG helps brands connect & engage with millions of college students via digital marketing, new approaches to college recruiting and custom research. Under the student-facing brand Campus Collaborative, NMG works directly with college students to bring them unique opportunities, like Campus Brand Manager jobs, exclusive student offers, and career development events.

Brand partners for our marketing work include L.L.Bean, Timberland, CBS Sports, Spartan Races, DirecTV, Charter, Discovery+, Bob’s Red Mill, Miyoko’s Creamery, Kodiak Cakes and different national political leaders and voter registration campaigns.

Corporate partners for NMG’s recruiting business include Starbucks, Twitter, Microsoft, Bank of America, Charter, Sonos and Verizon. For our recruiting work, we leverage our proprietary database of over 350,000 campus club leaders along with our research insights and learnings from our marketing work with students.

About the Role

The Director or Senior Manager of Client Services will lead our creative generation.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Refine and lead creative generation process:
    • Collaborate with our Business Development team on new project proposals
    • Provide revenue-generating creative services for our brand and corporate partners (i.e. clients)
    • Drive in-house creative strategy and execution for existing NMG assets & platforms as well as new brand and service launches
  • Creative oversight of the agency’s external brand positioning inclusive of digital footprint to include web and social platforms as well as internal brand standards.
  • Coaching and development of junior creative staff.
  • Drive growth of agency relationships through your extensive corporate network.
About You
  • At least seven years of impactful Creative experience within an agency or brand environment (10 years if a Director).
  • An outstanding track record of work with leading brands, ideally connected to award-winning campaigns.
  • Success across a broad set of creative mediums with a strategic eye to approaches which weave user-generated content into impactful, viral creative.
  • Comfortable in a dynamic environment which blends forward-thinking 3-D design work with practical needs for immediate project support, including basic 2-D production at times.
  • Optimistic and realistic leader with a “can do” attitude and positive, team-based mentality.
  • A desire to make the world a better place and have fun doing it.
  • Deep industry relationships with brands and agencies.
What We Offer
  • Competitive compensation based on experience.
  • 401K and medical insurance benefits.
  • Access to our Portland office space with reasonable flexibility in schedule and work location.
  • 20-day paid sabbatical for every seven years of service. Ten half day Fridays in 2022 on top of PTO.
  • A collaborative team of passionate and intelligent marketers and genuinely kind human beings.
Employment Type
Full-time
Job Location
Portland, OR preferred
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