Director, Project Leadership

Location
New York
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 13, 2016
Closes
Feb 13, 2016
Contact
Terry Nesmith
Role
Director
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Freelance

Scratch is looking for an entrepreneurial, experienced Director to lead projects for external and internal partners. Candidates should be passionate about youth culture, with strong client-service skills, and able to cultivate, define and lead a wide variety of projects. The Director will oversee various client-facing projects for Scratch, potentially including the development of winning business and brand strategies, product and service innovations, insights and trends reports, and creative concepts, communications and experiences.

DAY-TO-DAY RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Lead cross-disciplinary working team(s) dedicated to developing specific project deliverables
•Lead and cultivate client relationships through development and execution of projects, including presentation of interim and final deliverables
•Drive thought-leadership, including original IP, synthesis of research, audits of industry and business thinking, and cultural news to formulate new products for Scratch and its partners
•Support business development and launching engagements
•Collaborate with partners across Scratch and Viacom’s portfolio of brands to develop and present client deliverables
•Oversee project timelines, budgets, materials production, event planning, etc.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
•8-10 yrs. in consulting, strategy, marketing/advertising (account management or account planning), and/or tech preferred
•Proven ability to shepherd projects from start to finish
•Drive for transformational, pioneering cultural work
•Strategic and analytical thinker with excellent written, verbal communication, and presentation skills
•Flexibility, initiative, appetite for entrepreneurial environment and appreciation for various corporate cultures
•Strong interpersonal, relationship-development and leadership skills
•Effective leader of direct and cross-functional teams
•Strong connection to and passion for culture and cross-disciplinary thinking
•Well-organized, detail-oriented, ability to prioritize and multi-task
•Knowledge of media industries a plus
•Willing to travel

Position is available on a full-time, freelance basis.

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