Role: Project Manager

Location:  London

 

ROLE MISSION

Working in partnership with our client, Project Manager,  will be confident with clients, and have a consistent record of taking, interpreting and delivering projects. You will be able to challenge the client where necessary, whilst keeping a positive relationship. You will negotiate win-win compromises with your client on behalf of your team members where needed. Most importantly, you will establish yourself as a safe pair of hands ensuring nothing falls through the cracks on projects and day to day management of the account.

THIS ROLE IS RIGHT FOR YOU IF...

This role requires a courteous, positive and high-energy individual with great people skills. As an excellent relationship-builder, you will need to be great with creative teams, and Clients alike, hard-working, and passionate about producing the best creative product you can. Process is key and you will be someone who respects and understands that. Although creative needs freedom, you will follow the agency framework to guide the teams from strategy through to creative process, onwards to design execution leading to digital production and creative artworking.

 

ABOUT THE TEAM YOU WILL BE JOINING

You will be based on-site

 

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING IN YOUR ROLE

  • Own day to day task management of projects across offline and digital channels (CRM, DM, brochure, video, standard banners, rich media, social, email).
  • Create and communicate project estimates and timelines, effectively measuring progress against each throughout the delivery process to ensure projects deliver on brief, on time, and on budget.
  • Proactively anticipate and rectify issues throughout campaign delivery, identifying and mitigating risks at all times.
  • Lead kick off and internal WIP meetings. Hold daily stand ups as required, providing detailed status updates with clear next steps and ownership against actions.
  • Work collaboratively, motivate and encourage the closest and wider teams ensuring all team members remain focused on delivering the best work possible and feel supported in doing so.
  • Full ownership for areas of responsibility, working autonomously when required.
  • Be seen as the voice of reason between project team members presenting all problems with a solution.
  • Own the end-to-end process from Creative, Design, Artwork and Digital Build, through to Final Delivery to Media Partners.
  • Drive project efficiency and creative excellence at all times.
  • The role needs someone who is capable of thinking on their feet, and who is happy to challenge and questions the process.
  • You will be articulate and engaging and generally a natural in front of senior clients

 

WHAT SKILLS WILL HELP YOU BE SUCCESSFUL

  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment with the ability to prioritize multiple time sensitive tasks as required.
  • Be able to work in both a Waterfall and Agile environment.
  • Work well under pressure with strong attention to detail and consistency.
  • Highly organised with a logical approach to challenges.
  • The ability to monitor work closely and manage team members to meet tight deadlines implementing change management to a project plan as necessary.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and willing to learn the key skills for running a business.
  • Experience with publishing client beneficial
  • 5-6+ years’ experience managing creative, design, build and artwork process from initial briefing to delivery.
  • CRM and integrated experience is beneficial
  • Competent efficiency in Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and project planning software (eg Asana, JIRA).
  • Sound understanding of production process within a fast-paced, creative environment.
  • Good understanding of project finances and commercials – estimating, timings, costs and invoicing.
  • Confident communication skills with internal teams, discipline leads and client services.
  • Track record in executing campaigns across multiple platforms.
  • Booking and managing resource.
  • Experience dealing directly with clients.

 

 

ABOUT OUR COMPANY

Many companies talk about having a unique and thriving business model, but the Inside Ideas Group truly does. This means that we have been named in the top 500 of the Financial Times fastest-growing companies in Europe 2018!

What IIG does is provide clients with dedicated, on-site agencies that are built from the ground up. These agencies live and work right at the very heart of our client’s organisation. Delivering precisely the skills and capacity they require, complemented by brand talent from our whole business on everything from planning to execution

This business model creates a truly entrepreneurial, fast paced, challenging and rewarding environment to work in!

 

OUR VALUES

We are a company built on our values; we have given you a brief overview below but would love to tell you more.

 

Be Ambitious – to succeed

Be Imaginative - to push the boundaries of what's possible

Be Inspirational - to do groundbreaking work

Be always learning and listening - to understand

Be Results-focused - to exceed expectations

 

As an employer, we are committed to ensuring representation of people from all backgrounds regardless of their gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, or any other aspect which makes them unique. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds to apply and would encourage you to let us know if there are steps, we can take to ensure that your recruitment process enables you to present yourself in a way that makes you comfortable.

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