Platoon is HIRING: Creative Director/ Head of Residency
Platoon is a platform for fearlessly creative talent. Founded by veteran entrepreneurs from the creative and tech industries, Platoon’s mission is to identify the very best emerging talent (musicians, artists, writers, filmmakers, designers) and provide them with the platform to create, distribute and commercialise exceptional creative work.
About the role
We are looking for an experienced creative head to spearhead the Platoon Residency program. An accelerator like no other, this residency program hosted in our brand new 2000 sq foot space in Kings Cross will be the launchpad for the next generation of creative talent. The program will provide the tools, skills, network and mentorship to support the best emerging creative talent to become entrepreneurs in their own right. The program will explore the new opportunities available for creatives, new business models, how to build and build on digital audiences as well as opportunities for deep creative collaboration with others.
The role of the Creative Director will be to curate, create and bring to life this bespoke Residency program. You will work closely with the team to identify the talent, create the program, choose the mentors, execute on the plan and then iterate and improve the program going forward. Your mission will be to get the best out of our talent, you will be a facilitator, mentor and inspiration and be focussed on helping them create exceptional content and products.
You will have 10 years + experience working with creative talent possibly in a commercial role at a publisher, record label, academy or production house
You will have deep expertise working in at least two of the music, tv, film, publishing, design and technology industries
You will be passionate about creativity and creating amazing content
You will be a natural educator/facilitator and enjoy inspiring and nurturing others
Ideally you will have a broad network of contacts/creatives who you would want to continue to work with
If you are this person, please drop us an email with your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org