XO Marriage is a non-profit organization headquartered in Southlake, TX. Through XO Marriage Conferences, podcasts, online content, and marriage-enriching resources, our mission is to see the marriage rate increase, the divorce rate drop, and a generation of children set up for success.
Summary of Position
The Creative Director at XO Marriage will oversee and manage the creative team, including art direction, project management, video production, graphic design, web and more. The Creative Director will lead the way in how the XO Marriage brand is utilized and implemented across the organization. Ideation and creative thinking will be necessary to lead the team in brainstorming, implementation and execution of ideas. The Creative Director needs to be a good storyteller in order to keep a consistent through line of the XO Marriage brand going through all design, video digital and printed media. The Creative Director doesn’t do it all, but rather pulls on the strength of their team members to accomplish goals and execute on the vision they have received through meetings with leadership and other department leads.
Weekly check in meetings with the entire team and individual team members
Weekly or bi-weekly check in with other department leaders
– Marketing & Events
Supervise the department’s daily workflow, assign project workload, and monitor deadlines and budgets
Decide which projects to keep in house and which to contract out based on team workload, capacity and skills
Manage the creative process from concept to completion
Translate marketing objectives into clear, creative strategies
Oversee pitches and proposals to leadership and other departments
Review work, troubleshoot and provide feedback to creative team members, contractors and outside agencies
Keep up-to-date with the latest creative trends
Direct brainstorming meetings and creative sessions
Ensure visual communication and brand standards are met
Skills & Qualifications
Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills and the ability to inspire the creative team to give their best
Strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as presentation skills
Generate creative ideas and display an understanding of the Vision & Mission of XO Marriage
An understanding of how creative roles complement other departments, such as Marketing & Events, Customer Service and Marriage Mediators
Skills in managing projects and resources
Able to use creativity to solve problems in new, unique and effective ways.
This candidate should have 5-8 years of experience working on and with creative teams specializing in ministry related work with an understanding of the business world and how a Christian non-profit ministry differs from working at a church.
General Physical Requirements
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:
Sit/stand for long periods of time
Occasionally kneel, or crouch
The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 lbs. and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.
*This description is not all-inclusive, and other duties may be assigned as necessary.