Project Manager

Project Manager

Job Type : Permanent, Full Time

Salary :

My client is a social media agency with a difference – they are a publisher too! They create, produce and distribute shockingly good video content through their social media communities. Their foundations are in connecting the construction industry. But their communities spread much, much wider.

A career with them is a vibrant one, in a growing agency environment within the West Midlands. They look for people who share their values. They create together, believe in being passionate and honest, and seek to have consistent positive impact.

In a recent engagement survey, 96% of the team said they would refer someone to work there. They offer a positive working environment and the opportunity to be part of a growing and dynamic business.

As a project manager you will challenge the status quo, develop simple ways of working and simplify their business to deliver the continuous improvement agenda. We are looking for someone to help deliver our projects successfully whilst helping to shape the future direction of our Project and Program Management function.

As a project manager you will:

Undertake effective planning around capacity and priority of resources.
Ensure that teams working on projects are using agency software efficiently. This will include making sure timesheets are filled in and all data is accurate across the business.
Lead on internal written and verbal status communications for a range of projects.
Identify and mitigate project issues and risks.
Arrange, prepare for and deliver scheduled client updates, via weekly/monthly meetings or at checkpoints when project milestones are reached.
Make sure that all the aims of the project are met
Support the account managers in identifying cross/up sell opportunities within accounts
Define the company delivery methodology and become an evangelist of its value and benefits
Maintain fluid dialogue with senior management around the health of client relationships, including reporting on outcomes, successes and risks.
Baselining and reconciliation of project budgets.

Skills and Experience

Highly organised, with exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
At least 2 years of agency experience leading digital marketing projects.
Experience in day-to-day management of PM or agency software to assess capacity of the team and the profitability of projects.
Demonstrable ability of ensuring projects are delivered on time, to the brief, and within budget.
Proven experience creating and maintaining positive relationships with clients.
An ability to work autonomously to director-set goals, and to instil the same values in the team you work alongside.
Passionate and energetic with a proactive attitude.
Evidence of coordinating client briefs and managing them into campaigns and activations that clients – and their customers – will love, drawing on the strengths of in-house and external teams
Calm and motivated person who thrives on responsibility and always sets the example in putting clients first.Desirable but not essential

Formal Project Management qualifications (e.g. PRINCE2, APM PMQ)
Experience of managing and leading other Project Managers, including management and mentoring of junior staff
Salary: Competitive

Holidays: 20 days per year, plus 1 additional day for your birthday and 1 additional day for your work anniversary

Location: Birmingham

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