I’m client side at a big-name company in a creative/strategy role focused on content (I set the strategy, come up with the ideas + creative direct them). Trying to go agency but no luck yet. Any tips?

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How short lived are careers in advertising? Is every creative thinking of their exit plan/has a long term career goal? Welp

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Exit Strategies for Creative Directors? Need some ideas.

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Trying to understand: a great senior creative working in one of the top shops has moved to a way smaller place with some very good work produced but in a lower position. Any ideas?

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Is it possible for a creative director to transition over to a director of creative strategy role?

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CD’s and ECD’s - how important are awards when you’re hiring a creative? I am currently at an agency that has no interest in awards and despite what I’m doing outside of work to win some {cont}

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Does anyone watch Working Moms on Netflix? The woman working in the creative agency has a “PR Specialist” role, yet she comes up with hashtags, visuals, and campaigns. WUT?!

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My team has no ACD/CD and no plans on hiring one. I feel like I’m not going to be able to grow without that level of creative leadership and my bosses don’t understand the need. What should I do?

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What is the role of the strategist during an internal creative meeting?

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Anyone here over 40 and have a mid-level creative role? I got into this later in life than most and have had a tough time finding decent opportunities. Any advice?

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£35k for a CREATIVE DIRECTOR role... 🤦🏼‍♀️

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Anyone have success stories and/or advice on making it to a senior level creative position as a non-white creative? Seriously considering leaving this business for a more inclusive one.

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What should you actually say in a cold message to a Creative Director? Something that conveys the, “I’m creepy, I like your work, and I know your agency is hiring.” sentiment in a less awkward way.

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I’m hiring a Sr. Strategist in Seattle. Looking for diversity in age, gender, sexuality, background, ethnicity, education, etc. must know brands, branding, ideas, creative, storytelling and fun!

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I am sick of networks pretending to be 50/50 but hiring just men in C suite creative positions. “Let’s promote men and then hire women to work under them, that will change the ratio.” 🖕

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What do you prefer? 1) sexy brand with meh work 2) meh brand with sexy work Would love to hear what CCOs, ECDs, CDs and recruiters think if hiring a creative.

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What ny agencies are hiring? If any. Prefer a smaller agency or one that gives a shit about creative over account

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Will starting at a pharma centered agency hinder my chances of being able to land a solid job in a good creative shop? Seems like no creative shops are hiring Jr. AD’s right now...

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Anyone else work in a partnership with their wife/husband/girlfriend/boyfriend Do you think agency’s are bias against hiring creative couples?

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should be a fine for work emails after 9pm. Always from people in a position of power who brag about going home to be with family and logging on later, and end with a creative working at midnight.

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My team has no ACD/CD and no plans on hiring one. I feel like I’m not going to be able to grow without that level of creative leadership and my bosses don’t understand the need. What should I do?

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