ViacomCBS Project Manager, Nickelodeon International Creative in New York, New York
About The Brand
ViacomCBS Networks International (VCNI), a unit of ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), is comprised of many of the world's most popular multimedia entertainment brands, including MTV, MTV LIVE HD, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Comedy Central, Paramount Channel, BET and more. ViacomCBS brands reach more than 3.8 billion cumulative subscribers in 180+ countries and territories via more than 200 locally programmed and operated TV channels and more than 550 digital media and mobile TV properties, in 40 languages.
Overview and Responsibilities
Nickelodeon, now in its 41st year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The brand includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, digital, location-based experiences, publishing and feature films. One of the most globally recognized and widely distributed multimedia entertainment brands for kids and families, Nickelodeon is available in nearly 400 million households across 170+ countries and territories, via more than 80+ locally programmed channels and branded blocks.
Nickelodeon International is seeking a project manager for its central creative team based in New York City. Focusing on promotional short form, this role will manage all stages of the creative process from assignment brief through to final delivery and report into to the Executive Producer who runs the department.
Support the International Creative team with managing all O&O related projects including but not limited to on-air, digital, AVOD and SVOD platforms
Manage all stages of the project from assignment brief through final delivery, liaising between internal creative and production teams and external clients and vendors
Initiate project briefs with Programming and other LOBs as needed, and assign to Creative team or vendor accordingly. Set-up meetings and issue communication throughout the project timeline
Create and maintain project timeline and budget approved by Executive Producer
Ensure that external vendor has all materials needed for assigned projects
Communicate with BALA, MML, Production and Post Production on legal contracts, music/media licensing and any brand restrictions/guidelines
Liaise with Domestic counterparts for internal resources/assets and Global Content Operations team for delivery workflow and communication
Submit each round of the project to appropriate partners for review, and compile feedback in a timely manner. Route notes to Creative team and/or vendor, making sure the project is progressing on schedule
Coordinate delivery of all project deliverables from vendor in tandem with Production Coordinator
Host IPG meetings and keep in regular contact with regional project managers to ensure we are delivering assets in a timely manner for their needs
Maintain status updates on all assigned projects to team-members during weekly department meeting
Propose revised/new workflows as needed to operate as efficiently as possible
Track invoices from vendors/freelancers to submit for processing by Production team
Establish and maintain relationships with internal and external partners so projects can run smoothly and successfully
- 2-3 years experience in a Project Management/Coordination role
Strong organizational and communications skills (oral and written)
Must be extremely detailed and able to prioritize and multi-task
Must be able to balance numerous projects at once and be able to prioritize accordingly in a deadline oriented environment
Must be a forward thinker and have the ability to anticipate issues, propose solutions and problem solve with minimal supervision
Ideal candidate will possess initiative, show flexibility, be willing to work extra hours if necessary, and be a great teammate
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interface and thrive within a deadline-oriented, fast-paced and creative environment
Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel
ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.
At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.
Job Locations US-NY-New York
Brand ViacomCBS Networks International
Function Creative Services
Job Type Full-Time Staff
iCIMS ID 2021-15798