JOB DESCRIPTION: Digital Project Manager

Internally, this role will be known as Digital Project Planner

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JOB PURPOSE

We’re looking for someone with a passion for digital content project management and production to work with some of our biggest clients.

The content being produced ranges from high-volumes of social content, performance marketing, and complex campaign productions. We need someone who is highly motivated, organised and is able to manage a project team, deliverables and requirements with excellence while operating at high speed.

This person should always be 3-steps ahead and be able to forecast where opportunities and challenges may arise and plan accordingly to capitalise on or mitigate as appropriate.

The purpose of this role is to help create an environment for our brilliant creative team (Creative Planners, Community Managers and Designers) to produce the best work possible - as efficiently as possible. They are a good team player with the ability to motivate a team to meet deadlines with ease, while managing the entire production process, from idea to execution, including budget management.

This person should be comfortable and credible in front of clients.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

This role is exciting, varied and constantly evolving. In this role, you will:

  • Manage and oversee the always-on content planning and delivery process digital content
  • Act as the Project Manager, resource and production lead across all projects they are assigned, developing efficiencies, leading project planning best practices and resources
  • Work closely with Community Planners, Creative Planners, Designers and Motion Designers to ensure all deliverables are met to an excellent standard
  • Work with outside vendors ranging from QA teams to photographers, illustrators, etc., managing and negotiating rates and keeping in line with budgets
  • Manage resource planning and forecasting in-line with commercials and project reconciliations
  • Contribute to our creative process by sharing your ideas and experience
  • Manage budgets for campaigns and always-on activity
  • Complete work to deadline and often under pressure


SKILLS AND PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE 

Essential:

  • 4+ years of experience in roles involving digital content management and project management
  • Comfortable in a client-facing role
  • Experience managing campaigns (experience with social and paid social is essential)
  • Experience managing production planning for campaigns
  • Experience working on consumer brands
  • Experience project-managing teams that operate at speed
  • Experience motivating team members and solving problems to make their output more efficient
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with colleagues to achieve brilliant work
  • Ability to react quickly within a fast-paced environment and maintain a high attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills
  • Advanced problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills

HEALTH, WELLBEING & BENEFITS 

As the business has grown, we have and will continue to evolve the benefits that we offer to our people. Here is a snapshot of some of the perks you can expect. 

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays and your birthday off each year
  • Company Pension scheme 
  • Health Cash Plan 
  • EAP scheme
  • Ride to work scheme 
  • Sabbatical 
  • Enhanced family friendly policies 
  • Flexible working* 
  • Mental Health First Aiders 
  • Training & development opportunities 
  • Events calendar throughout the year promoting health & wellbeing, learning, fun, and good Bytes
  • Global Annual Dept Cares Day which cadets can donate their skills to support local charities
  • Annual Dept Festival 

*The COVID-19 pandemic has seen nearly everybody move to remote working and this is something we’ll continue to do this year. Our approach is reviewed and adapted in line with the changing restrictions. When it’s safe to return to the office our flexible working approach will include a hybrid mode of working incorporating remote and in-office working.

OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY, EQUALITY, INCLUSION 

Diversity, Equality & Inclusion (DEI) are hugely important to us. Our DEI commitments sit at the core of our business and are part of our culture. We’ve always held the belief that being a progressive and innovative business necessitates a diverse team with an inclusive attitude - one cannot exist without the other. 

We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace that seeks to recruit, develop, nurture and retain the most talented people from a range of diverse backgrounds, skills and perspectives. We encourage all applications irrespective of gender, race, sexual orientation, religion, age, nationality, marital status, and disability. 

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • No ego
  • Extremely motivated
  • Adaptable and thrives with variety and change
  • Self-starting, reliable and dependable
  • Inquisitive mindset
  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Learns quickly
  • Persistent and hard-working
  • Open to feedback and ideas
  • Clear communicator
  • Sense of humour

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