Creative Director / Head of Brand

Job Description

Who We Are

Having surpassed $200M ARR and continuing to grow rapidly, AuditBoard is the leading audit, risk, and compliance platform on the market. More than 40% of the Fortune 500, including 6 of the Fortune 10, leverage our award-winning technology to move their businesses forward with greater clarity and agility. And our customers love us: AuditBoard is top-rated on G2.com and Gartner Peer Insights.


At AuditBoard we inspire each other to innovate and are proud of what we are producing. We spend each day thinking of new ways to help our customers and contribute to the greater good of our company and our surrounding communities. We are all about assisting each other and breaking through barriers to create the most loved audit, risk, and compliance platform by our customers. This is how we have become one of the 500 fastest-growing tech companies in North America for the fourth year in a row as ranked by Deloitte! 

Why This Role is Exciting:

As a Creative Director / Head of Brand at AuditBoard, you will have a unique opportunity to make a substantial impact on the strategic direction of the brand and the creative execution of major marketing programs. Not only does this role have the chance to drive bigger ideas for a thriving business, you will also be the lead in evolving the brand strategy.

This is a company already doing great things - a software business with more than $200m in ARR, on the precipice of breaking out. This role will be a key contributor to future breakout moments, while also helping to shape and evolve the brand voice, look, feel, and strategy as we reach a mainstream audience and grow our brand equity into the future.

In this role you will:

  • Build and evolve the AuditBoard brand to be durable, known, and loved across our key buyer audiences (Audit, Risk, InfoSec & Compliance) and the broader market.
  • Be the leading creative thinker: responsible for driving “big picture” campaign ideas and bringing those campaigns to life. This includes (but is not limited to) advertising concepts and awareness executions aligned to “major moments” for AuditBoard. 
  • Help lead ideation for all brand marketing initiatives, including brainstorming/creative process and sessions to generate ideas.
  • Manage freelance and creative agencies as needed.
  • Proactively identify opportunities for and challenges to the brand, both visual and written, and help implement quality controls across platforms and channels. 
  • Work closely with the VP of Corporate Marketing, creative design and marcomm teams to create long-term plans for brand evolution and growth.
  • Contribute ideas in cross-functional, channel-agnostic team setting.
  • Maintain individual skills, keeping up to date with latest best practices, trends, and concepts for creative design and brand management. 
  • Conceive and implement concepts, guidelines, and strategies in various creative projects and oversee them to completion.
  • Be a top-tier communicator. This role will be advocating, educating, and building a new approach to brand for the business. 
  • Be a bar-raiser. Establish a new standard for brand equity and creative thinking across the marketing team and across the business. 

Attributes for a Successful Candidate:

  • Minimum 10 years of relevant brand or agency experience, with a minimum of two years leading creative concepting or managing a B2B SaaS brand.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent industry experience required.
  • A portfolio of creative work you can speak to the ideation behind.
  • An understanding of, and experience in, delivering a brand to a market for the first time. 
  • Experience utilizing data and measurement to drive decisions.
  • Integrated Marketing experience. Proven track record of driving campaigns across multiple channels.
  • Strategic mindset and the ability to connect long-term vision to short-term objectives and initiatives.
  • Great communicator engaging and influencing at all levels of organizational leadership.
  • Skilled in: Adobe Creative Cloud, Figma, digital style guide platforms, project management and review & approval software. 
  • Proactive, self-reliant and a strong focus on pushing the envelope with big ideas that move the needle. 
Perks*
 
  • Launch a career at one of the fastest-growing SaaS companies in North America!
  • Live your best life (LYBL)! $200/mo for anything that enhances your life
  • Remote and hybrid work options, plus lunch in the office
  • Comprehensive employee health coverage (all locations)
  • 401K with match (US) or pension with match (UK)
  • Competitive compensation & bonus program
  • Flexible Vacation (US exempt & CA) or 25 days (UK)
  • Time off for your birthday & volunteering
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning
  • Employee resource groups
  • Stock options
  • Opportunities for team and company-wide get togethers!

 

*perks may vary based on eligibility

 

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