Project Manager

£25,000- £45,000 per annum
09 January 2019
06 February 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

A creative, award-winning, digitally focused agency who's purpose is to make brands famous again. Right now, there's about 30 in the team (not including the dogs, they their love dogs!!) — but they are growing constantly because they're still young, ambitious and pretty good at what they create.

They'd love to meet people who want to become the latest player of their amazing team and help drive that growth.

The role:

Being a Project Manager is all about building amazing relationships, with both your clients and internal teams. Being responsible for running projects, you'll own the whole lifecycle, overseeing everything from inception, requirements and through to delivery - working alongside the Client Services team. We are committed to continuously improving the way we work with our clients, you'll foster an enthusiastic, positive and cohesive team environment to enable successful delivery of every product.

You will preferably have 3+ years of agency PM experience, ideally within a creative, digital or multi-disciplinary agency. You'll have a working experience with project management systems / resourcing tools, such as Traffic Live. 

We want someone with a proven ability to work well and deliver under pressure, with a high degree of flexibility and fluidity and a positive, self-motivated attitude. We're a highly responsive agency and our projects have a fast turnaround. You need to be able demonstrable amazing customer service ethos, a solid commitment to quality and the spirit to constantly drive improvements.  

Key Responsibilities:

As project manager you will be responsible for the ownership and delivery of a range of projects including branding, 360 campaigns, film/TVC, OOH, social, strategy and photography. 

You will have proven experience of: 

Project management - leading projects from brief through to delivery, including the creation of SOWs/cost estimates and timelines, resource booking, briefings, weekly reporting and reconciliations to ensuring projects are kept on-time, on-budget and to our high quality standards. 

Production experience - coordinating photoshoots/social content shoots including post production, model, photographer, location, and stylist bookings and prop sourcing. Managing the entire process from brief to delivery.  

You will be responsible for engaging with clients and client services to ensure a complete, clear and shared understanding of requirements and manage changes to key internal and external stakeholders calmly and effectively. 

The type of people we want to meet:

You seek to understand the big picture and be part of the creative process, not just a director of tasks. You are passionate about new ideas and practices and original thinking. You keep things simple, focusing your team on what matters most. You set priorities and stick to them. You are action and results orientated with consistently high levels of accuracy. 

You see issues from different perspectives, are diplomatic, empathetic and listens well to reach a resolution. You build trust.  You have a great positive energy and an open and motivational approach. You collaboratively direct project teams and are calm in the face of adversity. 

You are fastidious about monitoring output, ensuring consistently high quality. You plan ahead, anticipate and reacts to changes and project needs. You take responsibility for the work of the team, managing projects profitably. You treat client money as if it were your own. 

You have good written and verbal communication skills and engender professionalism and credibility. You manage expectations clearly and concisely present opinion. You are a problem solver; challenge solutions based on good judgement and generate possible new solutions. And you own the daily decision making on your projects.

You are a resourceful expert. With a broad understanding of our aims, specialisms and services and how these can be applied. You are flexible when it is necessary to change the rules, re-plan and redirect. You're happy to cut your own path if necessary. You are courageous when facing the unknown, believe in ambitious goals and have the resilience to achieve them. 

The perks include:

  • Becoming part of something special — this is an exciting growing agency with no board of directors, or shareholders to report to.
  • The opportunity to make your mark on the organisation - and not just be another part of the furniture.
  • Free snacks!! 
  • A monthly breakfasts with the entire team.
  • Seasonal company parties.
  • Annual personal development plan and a unique training budget for your individual growth.
  • Opportunity to pitch your own projects outside your immediate scope.
  • The love of (currently) six rotating office dogs.
  • An approach of ‘work comes first but let's have fun with it'.
  • Ownership over your own projects whilst enjoying an inclusive environment.

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