The average salary for a Creative Director, Advertising with Advertising skills is $119,829.
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Job Description for Creative Director, Advertising
Creative directors for advertising hold a management position that is frequently found at advertising agencies and other organizations that conduct significant advertising operations. They are responsible for leading a team of advertisers in the delivery of creative products and services for their clients. Creative directors collaborate with their organization's graphic design and copywriting staff to ensure the advertising products created for clients meet those clients' needs and the expectati…Read more
Creative Director, Advertising Tasks
- Oversee the operation of the creative department and ensure projects stay on schedule and within budget.
- Present clients with proposals for advertising campaigns and ensure the final product meets the client's expectations.
- Work with account managers to identify client's advertising needs.
- Coordinate and manage the work of artists, copy writers, and editors, and direct campaign planning and execution.
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Popular Skills for Creative Director, Advertising
Skills in Branding and Copywriting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management, Marketing Communications and Graphic Design.
Pay by Experience Level for Creative Director, Advertising
A mid-career Creative Director, Advertising with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $66,250 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Creative Director, Advertising with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $108,522 based on 11 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $155,000.
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