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SVP, Brand Lead

Los Angeles

Day One Agency—AdAge’s #4 on the A-List —is hiring!

We’re looking for a SVP, Brand to join our team. Acting as the CEO of the account, the SVP, Brand will be the client liaison, understand the business of the business, be a visionary & a roadblock remover, with a ruthlessly prioritized focus on wins and growth. If you are equal parts business leader, strategic thinker and creatively curious - this role is for you.

The successful candidate will be ambitious, hard-working, and dedicated to helping the team tell stories for our clients that will stop people in their scroll. You’ll take pride in your work, show initiative, and go the extra mile to ensure that our clients are served in the best way possible. We’re looking for self-starters with creative agency experience who are willing to work collaboratively and quickly with our squad of storytellers, copywriters, producers, strategists and designers. In return, you’ll be in a rewarding learning environment with a great opportunity to grow and further your knowledge and career.

We offer a highly collaborative environment where smart and passionate people come together to solve some of creative communications challenges. It’s no secret; we work hard — but only on the things we love. From the day this agency was created, we vowed to only work on projects that fire us up. And that’s not changing. We emphasize and value our relationships– after all, we’re powered by them. Our colleagues, clients, and partners are the most important part of our business.


The successful candidate will represent a mix of creative thinking and strategic reasoning alongside strong written and verbal skills to articulate not only the team’s ideas, but also the value behind them. As a senior member of the team, your responsibility will be both interfacing directly with clients and championing great creative work. In this role you will:

  • Demonstrate business & account leadership
  • Demonstrate a strong point of view on what makes great work, and not be afraid to share it with both teams and clients
  • Define, shape and sell creative ideas that consistently tie back to brand brief & strategy
  • Shepherd and guide the work
  • Lead scope definition
  • Build impactful partnerships & relationships with clients
  • Oversee account management and ensure account profitability
  • Focus on growth management
  • Demonstrate consistent curiosity and learning within the industry, with a finger on the pulse of what is happening in culture, across categories
  • Build industry relationships and extend the Day One community
  • Support relevant new business projects as needed, including team oversight, shaping RFP and pitch responses, shepherding winning creative and presenting to prospective clients.


  • 12+ years of agency experience, managing or contributing to creative ideation and campaign/asset execution
  • Experience thinking through both tactics and the big picture
  • Experience ideating and articulating the why and the how of an idea
  • Understanding of both major and emerging social platforms
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Conceptual thinking skill, editorially minded
  • Leadership and creative problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated passion for people, organization, and an excitement to collaborate in a fast-paced team environment
  • Experience with, and a love for, presenting to teams and clients
  • Self-motivated, organized, and reliable
  • Passion for earned creative and brand storytelling

Compensation + Benefits:

We value all of our employees and are happy to provide comprehensive benefits to help support them holistically in the best way we can. We offer all our employees:

  • Health Care (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Paid Time Off and Company Paid Holidays
  • Summer Fridays
  • 401K Retirement Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Company Credit Card
  • Uber / Lyft Business Account
  • New Business Referral Bonus
  • Employee Referral Bonus

The Company is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. The base compensation range for this role is $190,000-$250,000 and this position is eligible for benefits that include medical insurance (health, dental, and vision), retirement plan, paid time off, paid parental leave, new business and employee referral bonuses, etc. Please note that the compensation information provided is a good faith estimate for New York City based hires only and is provided pursuant to the New York City Pay Transparency Law. Final compensation for this role will be determined by various factors such as candidates' relevant work experience, skills, qualifications, and location.