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Group Creative Director

Elevate Sports Ventures - Santa Clara, CA

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Job Title: Group Creative Director

Reports To: Executive Vice President, Sales & Marketing


The Group Creative Director will oversee all creative & design, content strategy, creative development, production, distribution initiatives across Elevate Sports Ventures. This role drives the consistency, style, voice, adherence to mission, editorial judgment, corporate and brand ethics for all marketing content produced by the organization / for clients with the goal of driving sales, engagement, retention, leads.


As an effective Group Creative Director, this role must provide a clear direction or road map for the organization on the role Creative & Content will play in driving sales, sponsorship & any other ancillary revenues.

This role will work collaboratively across key functions Marketing, PR, Digital, Corporate Partnerships, Hospitality Sales, Business Strategy & Analytics to craft strategies and creative programming that defines both the brand story and client objectives

Who We Sell To

  • Owners of teams and venues
  • Pro Teams NFL, NBA, NHL, MLB, MLS, XFL
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Leagues and Governing Bodies
  • Commercial Real Estate Developments
  • Non-Traditional sports Horse racing, Esports, Rugby etc.


Elevate Sports Ventures is a best-in-class sports and entertainment consulting firm, providing proven, innovative solutions to organizations across the global sports and entertainment landscape. Elevate SV taps into the extensive resources, relationships, and expertise of its partners to innovate and execute comprehensive strategies and solutions in Venue Renovations, Stadium Licenses, Premium Ticketing, Corporate Hospitality and more. Formed in partnership between the San Francisco 49ers and Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment (HBSE) in 2018, Elevate SV welcomed Oak View Group (OVG) and Ticketmaster and Live Nation as partners in June 2018. Elevate SV serves as OVGs established representative in premium sales and service for its more than nine current and future OVG development projects, including the $700 million transformative redevelopment of the current Key Arena at the Seattle Center


  • Define creative vision for multiple accounts
  • Responsible for the consistent look & feel of the Elevate brands across all media and branding initiatives
  • Develop and assist with sell-in of all revenue-generating platforms for Elevate within creative services. Engages in new business presentations and spec work for potential clients & partners;
  • Manages the Creative Services team and help develop each position and grow each team member
  • Develops standards, systems and best practices (both human and technological) for content creation, distribution and maintenance
  • Establishes workflows for requesting, creating, editing, publishing, and retiring content
  • Manages projects and provides design direction by working closely to guide and oversee the work of the creative team
  • Contributes to the development of the creative team's culture and quality standards;
  • Build and maintain strong long-term client relationships
  • Collaborate with Strategy to answer the brief
  • Provide conceptual thinking across all mediums
  • Present clear and concise ideas to clients
  • Provide constructive feedback to the team
  • Promote a collaborative and supportive environment based on Elevate values

IV. Requirements

  • 10+ years of experience as a Creative in ad agencies and/or creative companies
  • 2+ years of experience as a Creative Director, managing clients and leading teams
  • Situational leader, able to adapt to different working and learning styles, Ability to lead and inspire large teams of creative personnel and content creators to achieve companys stated goals;
  • Skill at both long-form content creation and real-time (immediate) content creation and distribution strategies and tactics
  • Highly experienced at structuring ambiguous problems, leading clear work streams, applying sound business discernment, driving projects to on strategy, on-time delivery, within budget
  • Passionate about digital/social
  • Copywriter background preferred

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.