Project Manager (Social) – Award Winning Global Content Marketing Agency

This client builds content strategy and industry-leading creative that delivers results for some of the world’s biggest brands. They work across many sectors, from technology to retail, automotive to entertainment. They create, build and deliver content in multiple channels including digital, video, print and social.

The agency is looking for a client-facing Project Manager with a passion for all things social, to manage a growing, global social account.

You will have 2-3 years’ experience working as a Project Manager and must have recent social media experience, ideally on a B2B client.

You’ll be experienced in leading high value, multiple asset delivery projects from brief to delivery. It’s important you have a creative eye, meticulous attention to detail and thrive working in fast-paced environments.

Overview of the Role

Understanding the needs of a market-leading, global brand and working on the execution of 2020 social strategy. Getting under the skin of the strategy, the PM will coordinate the social team and work closely with their Social Lead, Planning, Account Management, Editorial and Design teams to form a solution that delivers inspiring content in multiple social formats for a global client and a global audience.

The client is looking for best-practice project management direction on all facets of the account. The PM will be responsible for all aspect of the 2020 social projects including but not limited to the creation and maintaining of accurate projects plans; budget tracking and reporting; risk and issue management; accurate scoping, estimating and ensuring resources are allocated appropriately within the project plan.

The PM, working in conjunction with the Resource Manager, Social Lead and members of the account management team to effectively problem solve in order to ensure the appropriate resources are in place and that the work is conducted in a timely fashion within approved scope and budget while exceeding the clients’ expectations.

Key responsibilities:

  • Takes ownership for the coordination of discipline teams across 2020 social workstreams, working to create clearly defined milestones, deliverables and tasks. Work with Social Lead & AD to determine deliverables and tasks.
  • Ensure resources are assigned appropriately throughout the life of the project. Work through/resolve resource issues as they arise.
  • Ownership and facilitation of client and internal project status meetings.
  • Work towards the successful completion of the agreed project deliverables within scope, time and budget maintain quality standards.
  • Accountable for staying within agreed upon budget and for informing stakeholders and the client of any changes to scope and/or issues that arise on the project, making recommendations as to how to proceed.
  • Lead implementation of PM methodologies and processes collaborating with internal stakeholders and client-side to facilitate efficient working practices across all workstreams.
  • Since this client is based in the US, some evening work may be needed to accommodate client calls and social asset deliveries.

Skills and experience: 

  • Running localised, complex, medium-large campaign projects
  • Managing teams/stakeholders (internal and client-side)
  • Setting-up and managing suppliers and freelance contractors
  • Experience in a client-facing role, being part of the team presenting creative work in-line necessary technical and functional specifications
  • Owns the project change control process to facilitate all deliverables as defined in the change control process.

 

 

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