Manager, Project Leadership

Location
New York
Posted
Aug 28, 2013
Closes
Sep 27, 2013
Contact
Ms. Terry Nesmith
Duration
Freelance
Scratch is looking for a motivated, dynamic, versatile Manager to drive projects for external and internal partners. Candidates should have a strong interest in consumer brands, media, business and culture, and possess the ability to think critically about how these elements interact. An entrepreneurial spirit and the ability to adapt to a variety of business and cultural initiatives are critical. The Manager will provide support on various client-facing projects, potentially including business and brand strategies, insights/trends studies, competitive research reports, and creative concepts, communications and events.

DAY-TO-DAY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Support cross-disciplinary working team(s) in the development of project deliverables
• Research and analyze relevant industry and cultural trends, evaluate business problems
• Prepare creative/strategic briefs and project assignments and manage timelines, etc.
• Create and deliver presentations, videos and briefing materials
• Manage day-to-day relationships with third-party partners
• Manage project resources, including timelines, budgets, materials production, event planning, etc.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• 4-7 yrs in consulting, strategy, marketing/advertising (account management or planning), start-ups and/or tech preferred
• Drive for transformational, pioneering cultural work
• Flexibility, initiative, appetite for entrepreneurial environment and appreciation for various corporate cultures
• Strategic and analytical thinker with excellent written and interpersonal skills
• Strong connection to and passion for culture and cross-disciplinary thinking
• Ability to work in a fast-moving environment; flexible and adaptable to change
• Self-starter, seeking challenging experience
• Strong desk research skills
• Well-organized, detail-oriented, ability to prioritize and multi-task
• Knowledge of retail, product design/development, automotive, healthcare, financial services and/or media industries a plus

Position is available on a full-time, freelance basis.
Location: New York City
Email: scratchjobs@viacom.com

Viacom Media Networks is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate and promote regardless of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, citizenship status or any other basis proscribed by applicable law.
Viacom Media Networks is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/M/F/D/AAP