Brand Management

Brand Supervisor

VB+P is looking to add a Brand Supervisor to one of our core brand teams. As this role requires a solid base of automotive knowledge, the ideal candidate will have worked as a key team member on an automotive account for 2+ years.

The role

Acts as Advertising Campaign & Team Leader

  • Acts as the day-to-day lead on campaign development and production, and drives campaigns to completion--on time and on budget
  • Is responsible for keeping the client(s) on track to make great ideas happen
  • Oversees the campaign production budget(s) and drives cost efficiencies
  • Represents VB&P at client meetings and with partner agencies without supervision, and consistently plays an active (vs. passive) role
  • Demonstrates a passionate and proactive knowledge of the client's business
  • Effectively manages up to the Brand Director and Group Brand Director
  • Mentors and trains the Brand Operations Managers and Coordinator, and helps to drive their success within the agency
  • Has a 'can-do' attitude; keeps the team positive, calm, and efficient

Oversees Campaign Workflow

  • Oversees campaign workflow and process streams, and is in lock-step with Brand Operations Managers and the Senior Creative Resource Manager (on large/pillar accounts) to determine priorities and to ensure that milestones are both set and met
  • Actively manages Brand Operations Managers daily activity/workload, helping them to drive workflow and to troubleshoot issues

Keeps Clients and Creatives On-Brief

  • Acts as the "gate-keeper" to ensure that all work ladders up to the current brand strategy
  • Translates feedback from clients to set creatives up for success
  • Always thinks of ways to maximize ideas; how can we integrate this across more channels? Should partner agencies be involved and inputting? How can this ladder up to our bigger activation points throughout the year?
  • Is capable of effectively articulating a point of view (and/or presentation) to the internal team and clients


  • 4 - 8 years of experience in advertising, innovation consultancies or client-side marketing or customer experience groups
  • Experience working with an automotive client
  • Skills in driving user behavior through programs beyond advertising. (ie., CRM or experiential efforts, even web design experience - apply user journey to desired behavior)
  • Skills in leading creative development for deliverables like brand identity outputs, collateral, internal websites and employee materials, events and promotion materials, etc.
  • Proficient in all fundamental responsibilities of a client liaison – budgeting, billing, timeline management, setting expectations, managing many moving parts
  • Natural ability to manage-up and mentor future stars

Venables Bell & Partners