Strategy Manager, Paramount Brand Studios
Paramount is a global media and entertainment organisation with some of the best known and loved brands in the world. Employing over 1,700 people locally, and a further 25,000+ globally, we deliver premium content through multiple platforms for the young (and the young at heart of course!).
We pride ourselves on creating content that gets people talking. What’s more, you’ll find all these great shows (and more) on our free-to-air channels (10, 10 Bold, 10 Peach, Nickelodeon), our digital platform 10 Play that also includes a vast array of Free Ad-Supported Streaming TV known as FAST (including numerous MTV and Nickelodeon channels), and our subscription video on demand service Paramount+.
As a Strategy Manager as part of the Paramount Brand Studio team, your role is to drive bold and innovative solutions that build connections between audience, brands and the Paramount playground. This role is key in the development of strategic recommendations, applying a fresh perspective to solve client business challenges and articulate our solutions in pitch presentations. The role is based in Sydney.
Functions will include:
Leading proactive and reactive responses nationally alongside the Sales team
Ownership of story thread within all responses, ensuring ideas ladder back to one insight/approach, as well as ensuring responses are at a Paramount standard
End-to-end ownership of deck completion within time frame, managing internal catch-ups, rehearsal and final presentation flow
Identifying new assets/products/IP opportunities within the business and matching these with clients to present proactive ideas
Working across the business with key stakeholders including Sales, Programming, Creative to prepare and execute internal go-to-market documents
Immersing yourself in culture, media and people trends that uncover unique opportunities for our clients
What are we looking for in a Strategy Manager? What's important?
Demonstrated experience in a similar role, working within the ad/creative agency or broadcasting space
Ability to distil complex challenges into simple ideas and experienced in connecting ideas cross-media
Able to identify research trends and analyse data
Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills, time management skills and confidence to prioritise workflow
Keen attention to detail, with strong organisations skills
Experienced in the development and communication of an idea and able to build a compelling creative story
Confident presenter, rigorously championing the way in which we pitch ideas
If you'd like the opportunity to work with an award-winning creative team within a global entertainment brand, as well as working with our major tentpole programs and major campaigns, this position will set you up for success. This is a junior-mid level role that offers a great opportunity for someone to learn from a very successful and experienced team.
Your CV should clearly outline your experience relevant to this role.
We could just list the numerous benefits our employees avail of every day. However, for now we'll just leave you with how our employees feel about us:
- 92% of our employees stated they would highly recommend Paramount to a friend (Glassdoor)
- We hold a 4.1 STAR RATING, by far the highest rating in the media sector (Seek Company Profiles)
Paramount embraces differences and we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds regardless of factors such as race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property or birth. These grounds also include age, nationality, marital status, disability, place of residence and sexual orientation.
We recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as Australia’s First Peoples, and the Traditional Custodians of the land where we live and work. We pay our respects to Elders, past, present and emerging, and we are proud to live in a country which is home to the world’s oldest living cultures.
At Paramount, there is no such thing as the 'perfect candidate’
Seeing responsibilities and competencies laid out on paper can be confronting. At this stage of the recruitment process, sometimes imposter syndrome can creep in and mess with our confidence.
Please know that we list these items to give you an opportunity to show us your potential and how you can grow and transform with us. Your ability to demonstrate that you have the real potential to develop the required capabilities, knowledge, and experience to perform in this role is what we would like to hear from you. Where possible, you should support your claims with specific examples of what you have done, and how you did it.