Manager, Activation

Company: Full Time Parsons Corporation
  • Location: Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted: February 13, 2023
  • Salary: Negotiable
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About the job

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Manage an overall strategy for placemaking and activating the public realm through permanent and temporary public art, cultural events, public space improvements, pop up retail, and other activation tools.
  • Develop activation concepts, identifies partners, develops detailed project plans, manages budgets, and provides contract management. Closely tracks schedule adherence and intervenes when appropriate.
  • Establish and fosters relationships with artists, designers, the commercial real estate community, and other stakeholders.
  • Work closely with agencies involved in approval processes. Includes approval, coordination, and permitting.
  • Work closely with the third-party event managers to implement planning.
  • Keep abreast of trends and opportunities in placemaking and activation.
  • Assist the client Senior Manager, Asset Management Department in the updating of asset management strategies and planning.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as needed as well as determine and manage priorities with minimal guidance

What Required Skills You’ll Bring:

  • +12 years’ experience in Arts Management, Planning, Architecture, Public Administration, or related field preferred.
  • Proven ability to manage projects, solve problems, apply sound judgment, and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrate experience in working well with stakeholders and navigating complex approval processes and schedules.
  • Demonstrate experience with projects that involve urban design elements.
  • A passion for public space activation with client vision.
  • Experience with public art, culture, and/or international community desired.

What Desired Skills You’ll Bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business or Economics.
  • Master’s or MBA preferred
  • Strong communication and organization skills
  • Ability to Identify the problems before they become critical & Formulate the required practical solutions.
  • Skilled at managing multiple tasks and competing demands.

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