Youth Media & Marketing Jobs: NASCAR, Current TV, Nickelodeon Digital

Mar 30 2012

Today we bring you our weekly sampler of cool youth media and marketing gigs. If your company has an open position in the youth media or marketing space, we encourage you to join the Ypulse LinkedIn group, if you haven’t yet, and post there for focused career networking!

Senior Director, Brand and Consumer Marketing at NASCAR
Industry: Marketing
Location: Daytona Beach, FL
Description: NASCAR is searching for a talented professional to join its team in the position of Senior Director, Brand and Consumer Marketing. Duties include but are not limited to: playing a critical role in leading the brand and consumer marketing personnel in the development and execution of the annual marketing plan and marketing strategy integration; national media planning and placement in print, radio, television, and digital and social media presences, including multicultural, Generation Y and youth marketing campaigns; agency management and cultivation; and development of branded material and communications to support the company and the industry, including creative development. (Via Ad Age, reg requrired)

Digital Community Manager at Current TV
Industry: TV, Online
Location: San Francisco, CA
Description: The Digital Community Manager will curate and cultivate online conversations around news and politics. He or she will execute audience development strategy for Currents’ television and online programming across platforms. Using creative approaches to grow Current TV’s distinct voice in political news and analysis, this role will be charged with generating content, moderating discussions, and responding to user feedback in a way that drives the conversation forward. This includes but is not limited to interacting with the robust and vocal online community on Current.com, moderating and participating in live on-air/online chats, innovating new social and community news features, and engaging a variety of audiences on Current.com and related social media outlets across the web. (Via Mashable)

Senior Product Developer at Nickelodeon Digital
Industry: Online
Location: New York, NY
Description: Nickelodeon Digital strives to create innovative digital products for today’s tech savvy generation. The company is seeking an entrepreneurial and experienced Senior Product Developer to take on some of its ambitious initiatives. Through a love of product, solid understanding of business goals, and clear communication, the ideal candidate will define and build a strong portfolio of products and tools. If you have a passion for creativity, interest in working in a global media company, are knowledgeable about the online medium, have an outstanding track record of delivering successful digital content, and are excited about the future of media experience for the web, mobile, and emerging platforms such as interactive and social media, Nickelodeon Digital wants to talk to you! (Via Mashable)

Art Director at Amazon Children’s Publishing
Industry: Publishing
Location: New York, NY
Description: Amazon Children’s Publishing, is seeking a dynamic and innovative Art Director to manage a broad range of titles for all age levels, from pre-school through teen. This is a multifaceted job in a start-up environment that requires an ownership mentality, intrinsic motivation, and true creativity. Responsibilities include: working with editorial, marketing, design, and digital teams to create a great looking list of books, including middle-grade and YA fiction; strong ability to execute against a goal of groundbreaking jackets; managing in-house designers and freelance designers to achieve results in a timely manner; discovering new talent but also pulling in illustrators that are well-known in the field; ability to deal with authors, agents, and illustrators who represent a diverse range of talent; and strong project management to ensure that titles stay on track and meet critical deadlines. (Via Mediabistro, reg required)

National Director of Institutional Sales at StarWalk Kids Media
Industry: Sales, Publishing
Location: New York, NY preferred
Description: StartWalk Kids Media (SWK) seeks a National Director of Institutional Sales. The ideal executive will have a proven track record of sales success to K-8 Schools and Libraries, a history of developing and implementing effective sales strategies, and proven experience in recruiting, training and managing all aspects of an institutional sales organization. (Via Publishers Weekly)

Social Media Manager at Kellogg
Industry: Online
Location: Battle Creek, MI
Description: Play a significant role in spreading the good news around Kellogg Brands. The successful candidate will be in charge of leading Kellogg’s social media pages to promote the company. He or she will innovate, using creativity and leadership skills to ensure that the Social Media programs at Kellogg actively represent its products and get people excited. At the same time, the candidate will build his or her network and expertise in a thriving environment of professional development and teamwork. (Via Socialmedia.org)