General information

Agency: Initiative

Job Function: Project Management

Location: London, United Kingdom

Job Ref#: 6138

Description & Requirements

Position Summary

As the Project Manager, you will be the key point of contact for multimedia content partnerships across Initiative’s client portfolio. Working with the Partnership Lead you will be the main point of contact for clients throughout the duration of the campaign.

Key Responsibilities

  • To manage the workflow of multiple projects efficiently, delivering projects that are on strategy and to deadline 
  • To act as the main point of contact between client, media owner, and internal departments providing a high standard of service and central coordinationTo provide guidance regarding campaign feasibility and production schedules/considerations
  • To manage multiple stakeholders, internal and external including: Media Owner production teams, Legal, Content creation teams (ie UM Studio’s), Investment and Agency Business Leads
  • To act as a quality control to ensure the standard of creative work, including design and copy, meets the client brief, brand and legal guidelines and is on strategy 
  • To monitor project progress, ensuring KPIs and timelines are met, making recommendations and finding solutions to improve performance where needed
  • To produce full campaign Post Campaign Analysis with support of the Partnership Lead

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Planning and organizing: Build complex campaign timelines whilst practicing acute attention to detail. Be highly organized and demonstrate the ability to remain calm under pressure. 
  • Multi-media experience: Experience planning, managing, creating content for multiple media platforms (digital essential). Content creation is preferred but not necessary.
  • Decision making: Make appropriate decisions throughout the project process that ensure the client’s brief is met and the project delivered successfully to the deadline. Negotiate with internal and external service providers to deliver cost efficiency.
  • Internal/External Relationships: Maintain strong internal relationships with key departments across the business (including Social, Investment, Orion, UM Studios, Cadreon, Business Planning/Strategy teams). Maintain a high level of communication both internally and externally allowing you to deliver campaigns with ease.

About Us

Initiative is different to other media agencies.
We are not trapped by a legacy structure primarily centered on paid advertising. Instead, we are liberated by a new world structure designed to deliver highly differentiated and highly effective communications strategies for our clients.
We are the world’s fastest growing media agency built upon the strongest strategic capability of any agency in the market. Core to this strategic proposition is the belief that the faster a brand can move through culture the more relevant it can become.
We call this Cultural Velocity ™.
Our process is designed to create ideas that move through culture through unique insight, market leading analytics and strategic media brilliance.
Our new world model is comprised of “craft centers” – Client Advice and Management, Strategy, Communications Design, Partnership and Culture, Insights & Analytics.