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Company: Ulta Beauty
Location: Bolingbrook, IL
Career Level: Executive
Industries: Retail, Wholesale, Apparel

Description

OVERVIEW

Experience the possibilities of our progressive, omnichannel approach to beauty retail. At Ulta Beauty, our Marketing team is applying the latest technologies to personalize the buying experience of true beauty enthusiasts—in ways that surprise and delight. Building love and loyalty, one communication, one experience, one brilliant idea at a time. We represent the perfect blend of strategy and creativity. Of tactics and analytics. To make Ulta Beauty a brand guests will advocate for. Growing share of heart. Delivering with disciplined consistency. Whether your deepest passion is for design or content, strategy or data, or some combination of all things marketing, Ulta Beauty will provide significant latitude to explore your talents and passions, with opportunities to stretch and deepen, to grow and build. Truly, the possibilities are beautiful.

THE IMPACT YOU CAN HAVE:

 

The VP of Creative & Content will be a true communications & editorial expert and will lead the Ulta Beauty internal creative agency – including the vision, planning, creation and execution of all creative and brand marketing assets, across all channels and platforms. This includes elevating messaging to guests and potential guests by developing detailed brand guidelines and owning the creative vision & identity for Masterbrand, as well as the portfolio (Ultamate Rewards, Ulta Beauty Collection, The Salon at Ulta Beauty, etc). Reporting into the Chief Marketing Officer, this role will lead the Digital Creative, Print Creative, Creative Operations, Social Creative, Video, Copy, and Editorial teams.

 

CORE JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

The VP of Creative & Content will develop the brand's creative vision, brand identity strategy, editorial approach and execution working closely with Integrated Marketing leadership, agency leadership, and CMO.

  • Directs all creative teams in the development of all brand marketing assets, including all editorial & promotional content, video, photography, design, illustration, physical collateral, and final art – across all owned, earned, and paid channels (print, ulta.com and app, digital marketing, social media, in store visual)
  • Ensure company priorities, goals and values are supported within direct and indirect team and inspire a shared vision with the creative team.
  • With a team of 40+, the ability to inspire, lead, hire, and develop ensuring the team and individuals are poised for growth.
  • Develop a deep understanding of our target audiences to deliver high quality creative solutions that have an instant, positive impact on the consumer.
  • Lead the creative operations that manages work flow for print, in store, and digital outputs

THE ESSENTIALS FOR SUCCESS:

 

Qualified Candidates will have 15+ years' experience in ascending creative leadership roles and demonstrated success leading a creative team to create compelling brand and product stories, directed at the end consumer. Must have significant experience in developing communications for digital & social marketing channels.

  • Excellent leadership and communication skills with strong persuasive skills and proven ability to influence cross functional teams.
  • Successful track record of interacting and collaborating with other departments on both strategy development and execution.
  • Proven talent management experience with ability to identify, attract, cultivate, retain and grow top performers (internal and external) in a world-class creative team.
  • Experienced in developing & evolving organizational/team design, clears roles & responsibilities (working with other leader on interdependencies) and efficient & effective processes.
  • Exceptional organizational skills; ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, manage complex processes, and meet both short-term and long-term deadlines.

 

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ABOUT

At Ulta Beauty (NASDAQ: ULTA), the possibilities are beautiful. Ulta Beauty is the largest North American beauty retailer and the premier beauty destination for cosmetics, fragrance, skin care products, hair care products and salon services. We bring possibilities to life through the power of beauty each and every day in our stores and online with more than 25,000 products from approximately 500 well-established and emerging beauty brands across all categories and price points, including Ulta Beauty's own private label. Ulta Beauty also offers a full-service salon in every store featuring—hair, skin, brow, and make-up services.

 

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with arrest records, conviction records, or other criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of any applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, and the New York City Fair Chance Act.



Qualifications

THE ESSENTIALS FOR SUCCESS:

 

Qualified Candidates will have 15+ years' experience in ascending creative leadership roles and demonstrated success leading a creative team to create compelling brand and product stories, directed at the end consumer. Must have significant experience in developing communications for digital & social marketing channels.

  • Excellent leadership and communication skills with strong persuasive skills and proven ability to influence cross functional teams.
  • Successful track record of interacting and collaborating with other departments on both strategy development and execution.
  • Proven talent management experience with ability to identify, attract, cultivate, retain and grow top performers (internal and external) in a world-class creative team.
  • Experienced in developing & evolving organizational/team design, clears roles & responsibilities (working with other leader on interdependencies) and efficient & effective processes.
  • Exceptional organizational skills; ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, manage complex processes, and meet both short-term and long-term deadlines.

 

#LI -VA1

 



Responsibilities

THE IMPACT YOU CAN HAVE:

 

The VP of Creative & Content will be a true communications & editorial expert and will lead the Ulta Beauty internal creative agency – including the vision, planning, creation and execution of all creative and brand marketing assets, across all channels and platforms. This includes elevating messaging to guests and potential guests by developing detailed brand guidelines and owning the creative vision & identity for Masterbrand, as well as the portfolio (Ultamate Rewards, Ulta Beauty Collection, The Salon at Ulta Beauty, etc). Reporting into the Chief Marketing Officer, this role will lead the Digital Creative, Print Creative, Creative Operations, Social Creative, Video, Copy, and Editorial teams.

 

CORE JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

The VP of Creative & Content will develop the brand's creative vision, brand identity strategy, editorial approach and execution working closely with Integrated Marketing leadership, agency leadership, and CMO.

  • Directs all creative teams in the development of all brand marketing assets, including all editorial & promotional content, video, photography, design, illustration, physical collateral, and final art – across all owned, earned, and paid channels (print, ulta.com and app, digital marketing, social media, in store visual)
  • Ensure company priorities, goals and values are supported within direct and indirect team and inspire a shared vision with the creative team.
  • With a team of 40+, the ability to inspire, lead, hire, and develop ensuring the team and individuals are poised for growth.
  • Develop a deep understanding of our target audiences to deliver high quality creative solutions that have an instant, positive impact on the consumer.
  • Lead the creative operations that manages work flow for print, in store, and digital outputs


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