Senior PM (Talent Communications)

23 Mar 2012
23 Apr 2012
Robert Mos
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is a leading creative design & communications agency based in London. With a strong client list among some of the worlds leading brands, their media neutral approach has delivered some outstanding work in the B2B field. Our client is looking to hire an project manager with Talent Communications experience.
Only candidates with some agency side experience will be considered

The Role

You will be responsible for initiating, controlling and delivering a whole range of media neutral projects and campaigns (that could include brochures, advertising, film, websites, exhibition stands, experiential activities, on-campus activity, social media, apps, online games and competitions). You’ll work predominantly with FT SE 250 and Professional Services organisations both in the UK and internationally, dealing with clients up to and including CEO and Director level so experience delivering projects at this level is essential to ensure you can meet client demands and provide the highest standard of service, both critical to winning the next project.

The role offers a variety of work disciplines within the Brand and Talent Communication s area (Employer Branding, Experienced Hires, Graduate Communications, Internal Communications, Marketing communications and Recruitment Marketing). We know it’s challenging learning new disciplines but we will play to your strengths and experience, whilst at the same time help you develop knowledge and new skills across other disciplines.

Day-to-day you will lead project teams across a variety client accounts, delivering compelling, creative and successful projects, on time and on budget. Financial control across your projects is a primary responsibility, from initial scope, daily monitoring, to maintaining margin and ensuring commercial viability. You will facilitate senior level meetings, be confident in articulating your views, recognise what’s important to achieve a successful outcome and make it happen. Overall you will develop the relationship, by adding value, empathising and helping clients through the more challenging situations.

Finally, you’ll be a proven team player, a natural communicator, commercially astute, organised in your approach with the ability to remain flexible in achieving the appropriate outcome. Ultimately, the proof of success will be control of projects, the quality of your input, proactive approach, commercial contribution and strength of client relationships.

Essential competencies

  • Client empathy
  • Business and commercial awareness
  • Building relationships
  • Judgement and analytical thinking
  • Planning and organizing
  • Resilience and drive
  • Teamwork
  • Flexibility