Division Chief/Assistant Director – Creative Solutions

International Monetary Fund

The IMF has an opportunity for a proven creative leader and innovator to take the helm of the Creative Solutions Division under the Corporate Services and Facilities Department. The Division is the IMF’s in-house creative agency tasked with advancing the organization’s messages and values in support of its work to achieve sustainable growth and prosperity for all its 190 member countries. The incumbent will manage a team of creatives, leading IMF branding, the IMF Studio, producing digital media products and spurring corporate innovation under the IMF’s Creative Lab.

Major duties and responsibilities

  • Manages a diverse team of high caliber creative professionals in the Creative Design area to develop and deliver concepts and quality products and services (including account services, creative services, feature video and photography, and broadcast and audiovisual services).
  • Oversees the creation and execution of marketing campaigns with an emphasis on visual brand creation and collateral.
  • Builds strong relationships with client departments to ensure continued high client satisfaction. Establishes collaborative relationships and coordinates work with other divisions and service lines within CSF to ensure the seamless delivery of services to the client.
  • Develops and implements the strategic direction and vision for the Division. Recommends changes to organization and work processes where needed to bring about improved efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Plans, manages and supervises the work and staff of the division, including assessing, developing, coaching, mentoring, and training staff.


An advanced university degree, or equivalent, in communications, international relations, or related field study plus at least 15 years of relevant professional experience is required.

In addition to the above qualifications, the successful candidate should have:

  • Extensive leadership capacity in the creative arena, including in depth knowledge of visual communications and marketing strategies with demonstrated experience in managing marketing campaigns, managing brands, and producing visual communication collateral including graphic design, print and electronic publishing, video production and broadcast, photography, event management, social media, and exhibition services for multicultural, international audiences.
  • Ability to effectively recruit, lead and manage a multifunctional team and to direct multiple projects simultaneously, use artistic direction and apply strong negotiation, interpersonal, and communication skills in overseeing projects.
  • Demonstrated leadership and management abilities including analytical thinking, decisive judgment, ability to motivate staff, and strategic vision.
  • Strong interpersonal skills needed to demonstrate clear and visible principles and values that create openness and trust among people.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to effectively communicate with and influence senior stakeholders.
  • Strong project management, negotiation, and human relations skills, with the ability to think strategically and creatively about design and visual communication and related technologies.

How to apply

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