draftLine is looking for an Associate Creative Director team who will be a part of leading the internal creative agency and their excellent group of creative talent to deliver innovative, bold and highly effective work that matters, and impacts business directly.

draftLine's agile team of creatives, strategists, social experts and producers work together in true collaborative partnership with the brand teams to deliver exceptional ideas that live in a range of mediums with a focus on social media and digital executions. You have direct access to real time business strategy and results, effectively allowing you to influence the work instantly, without barriers and to maximum effect. If you wanted a direct, unfiltered relationship with the brand teams - this job is for you!

You will bring exceptional leadership and mentorship experience to this team, inspire teammates to raise the bar on every level, and help continue to build an enviable work environment. All the while drawing insights and inspiration from the opportunities in current events, culture, trends and the world at large to create work that goes beyond social media to capture attention and enhance consumer engagement.


  • Works across both Premium (e.g., Stella, Mill Street, Michelob Ultra) and the Beyond Beer (e.g., Palm Bay, Mike's Hard, Bud Light Seltzer, innovation products launched) brands
  • Work on digital, experiential, social, video, and traditional campaigns.
  • Solid creative judgement - supported by experience and examples
  • The team is the direct line manager for creatives, required to coach in their career
  • development and supervise creative executions
  • Day to day enjoys a mix of doing and directing
  • A brand advocate with strategic understanding and leadership of a brand
  • Can confidently and persuasively present and sell their own work - and their team's work
  • A strategic point of view and can write a creative brief and discover insights
  • Pitch wins under their belt
  • Regular award shortlisting
  • Recruitment responsibility
  • Responsibility for fostering and forging senior client relationships
  • Regular team engagement and mentorship


  • 7+ years Agency Experience
  • Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) proficient
  • Experience in collaborating on 360/Digital Campaigns
  • Strong portfolio with proven body of work
  • Proficiency in delivering work that's on strategy and delivers results
  • Team Management experience

About You

  • Not a "no" person. You're a "let us figure this out" person
  • Great at relationships and team building
  • Disciplined when it comes to time and asset management
  • Flexible, agile and can deal well with ambiguity
  • Creative, friendly and a team player
  • You are a big ideas person with a focus on strategy.
  • Passionate about social and digital advertising and communication
  • Well versed in all areas of digital communications production (social, web, apps, video, imagery etc.)


  • Flexible hybrid work environment (in office/at home)
  • Convenient downtown office location
  • Comprehensive health benefits & healthcare spending account
  • Wellness credits
  • Generous RRSP matching plan
  • CC to use for Labatt products @ LCBO
  • Training/development opportunities
  • Access to global draftLine network
  • Access to Marketing Academy
  • Industry memberships (eg contagious, masterclass)

IQ PARTNERS is committed to operating an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process, and we encourage candidates of every race, gender, age, religion, identity, and experience to apply for this position. We’d be happy to provide accommodation for any candidate that requires assistance due to a disability or medical need. Please contact us at 416-599-4700 or by email at info@iqpartners.com to discuss specific accommodations.

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Associate Creative Director (team)

Toronto, Ontario


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