Freelance Associate Creative Director, Copy

For the past 26 years Klick Health has helped life science clients bring their groundbreaking ideas to market. We’ve also spent that time creating an ecosystem for talented and empathetic individuals to chase their passions while creating long-lasting friendships in the process. What  does that mean for you? Well, we grow a lot—like every year for 25 years and counting. And as we evolve and scale, so does our global reach. With that in mind, Klick Health is  opening offices in key global markets, and hiring people from those markets who value the health of their communities.
Our philosophy is to invest in people early and to develop future leaders at all levels. It’s what’s put us on multiple Top 10 lists for workplace culture—we give people the necessary guidance and room to innovate. We know that career paths are seldom simple and straightforward, but we see that as an asset. If you feel like you'd be a good fit, please apply and join us in doing health differently.
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Role Description and Expectations 

The Associate Creative Director, Copy oversees the copy team from inception to final product and ensures quality of content and style to meet the client’s marketing strategies and objectives with their copy partner; they are a brand leader who solves strategic and creative issues with the client while enhancing the client’s confidence in the agency. 

As a people leader the Associate Creative Director manages and mentors a team of creatives that report to them and as needed on projects while simultaneously managing a heavy workload.  In this role, the Associate Creative Director must have an advanced understanding of Klick Health departmental procedures such as routing, print production, protocols, usage rights of stock, images for layout, as well as other internal procedures and solutions practiced by our creative craft. 

Key Accountabilities

  • Brings knowledge of product, market & position ensures sound strategic planning, timely & accurate implementation, good service, financial control and a solid client relationship
  • Full understanding of client’s marketplace and can evaluate work in light of current marketing environment and trends
  • Possesses the ability to take abstract concepts and empower project teams to create cutting-edge concepts or designs that are user-friendly, representative of the client's goals, and within brand guidelines
  • Contributes innovative ideas appropriate to the client’s marketing strategy that challenge the status quoLeads and contributes in brainstorming sessions with stakeholders across meetings
  • Proactively anticipates and solves creative problems  and makes effective recommendations to CDs
  • Leads creative teams in the execution of ideas to a high standard of creative excellence
  • Provides feedback on creative approaches to communicate the client’s message about the product for both the overall campaign
  • Oversees creation of concept roughs for presentation to client, developing them into compelling and captivating presentations; presents them in an organized, professional, and effective style to clients
  • Helps set priorities and manages workloads so that assignments are completed within agreed upon time frames
  • Responsible for growing existing brands and participating in new business to generate additional revenue
  • Supervises and participates in all concept work for brands and new business pitches
  • Fosters an environment of diversity and inclusion on the team
  • Manages and mentors direct reports on multiple brands; coaches, challenges, and provides opportunities for growth
  • Sets expectations for the team and communicates and follows up when standards are not being met
  • Develops goals with each direct report and conducts performance reviews and regular 1:1s to provide coaching, support career plans, and provide learning opportunities that aligns people's growth to craft's people strategy
  • Demonstrates the ability to hire and retain highly capable people
  • Demonstrates full understanding of how budgets and schedules are applied for financial management
  • Develops strong relationships with all cross discipline leads
  • Advances knowledge and craft expertise in art, developing into a well-rounded creative
  • Develops and seeks cross discipline learning from colleagues and vendors to ensure highest quality product within specified deadlines
  • Shares experience and knowledge of the industry
  • Bilingual proficiency (German, English) preferred

Required Qualifications & Experience

  • Must be able to demonstrate effective oral and written communications skills
  • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills
  • Exhibits sound judgment and decisive problem solving ability
  • Ability to work well within a team setting
  • Ability to build client rapport and trust
  • Established presentation skills Managerial and leadership skills
  • Deep understanding of product challenges in relation to overall market
  • Complete understanding of market trends and marketing briefs
  • In-depth understanding of the assigned account, treatment category, clinical developments, and relevant physician specialties
  • Computer proficiency; solid knowledge of word text programs  
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Advertising/Marketing, Communications, Writing or related discipline preferred
  • 10+ years of experience in marketing/advertising business experience preferred

Klick is consciously creating a culture where everyone can thrive and grow in their careers. We believe that our best work comes from our diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We strongly encourage members of historically underrepresented communities to apply, including Black people, Indigenous peoples, and other people of colour, people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities and people with intersectional identities.

We’re also committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment process and work environment. Should you require any accommodation, please contact us at and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs and ensure you have a positive experience.

Equal Opportunity

Klick embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We’re committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, color, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, or family status. If you require disability-related accommodation during the application or interview process, simply let us know and we’ll work with you to ensure you have a positive experience.