New York
Sep 30, 2016
Oct 26, 2016
Executive Search
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Board
Overview and Responsibilities This executive will be responsible for creating dynamic experiences bringing all aspects of the Nickelodeon brand to life and is responsible for leading and managing the Nickelodeon Event Marketing team. In this role, the VP leads a multi-level, full time and freelance team that produces key brand events in both the B2B and B2C environments. This team supports the event marketing needs of 10 different internal groups, and partners with key cross organization teams to ensure that all events are on-brand and designed to promote Nickelodeon's leadership position. The VP will prioritize requests, assign projects, as well as communicate to the broader organization through both planning and execution, while also managing expectations around budget and production logistics. Responsibilities: Work with internal client groups to create engaging on the ground event experiences and top tier hospitality opportunities for our various audiences (i.e. viewers, consumers, advertisers/sponsors, industry, internal)Partner with key Viacom and Nickelodeon departments to ensure all events/programs comply with company business practices and industry standards (Production Management, Travel Management, BALA, Finance, Production Safety, Security)Review, prioritize and assign projects based on skill set and resources available according to event parameters; Ensure events are staffed with freelancers as neededDevelop and support strong work flow process and documentation; Ensure event calendars, activation plans and budgets are comprehensiveLead and motivate the department including fostering cohesion as well as individual development with emphasis on strong communication and transparencyChampion innovation (new technology, venues, activations) and identify new trends and interests to maintain Nickelodeon's leadership position with kids & familiesStrong communication with senior executives is critical; providing event goals, strategies/tactics along with detailed summaries/status on a regular basisSupport the Nickelodeon Live Events and Viacom Special Events teams as needed with key channel tent pole programs and executions Basic Qualifications10-15 years of Event Marketing/Corporate Marketing experienceExperienced in strategic direction and oversight of events and initiatives of all scope and size Additional QualificationsAnalytical thinker, self-motivated, organized, flexible and a proven problem solverStrong Executive presence, experience working directly with C-Level Executives a mustVast knowledge of event management and production needs; Able to both negotiate with and manage vendor partnersFiscally responsible with success overseeing large budgets and costs in detailExcellent written and verbal communication skills Category: Hospitality & Tourism , Keywords: VP of Events