Project Manager

August 2021

Primary responsibility

We’re looking for a project manager to join our growing team. Your role will be to provide support to the Client Service Director & Account Directors on a day-to-day basis, assisting in delivering client projects on time, to a high quality level and within budget. Aptitude for learning new skills, both in marketing and process are required.

Purpose of the role

To assist in all client projects & campaign processes to deliver excellent service within timescales and budget

Key responsibilities

Project management

  • To assist the Account Directors in ensuring the successful delivery of all client briefs within time & budget whilst delivering exceptional creative
  • To manage the project process, including; creating timing plans, overseeing resource, proposal writing and internal design review/sign off
  • Ensure understanding of the effect of a job on the client’s and Agency’s bottom line
  • To be proactive in their approach to the role, ensuring that they are actively contributing to the account and its growth
  • Work closely with the design team to ensure projects are moving on whilst the account team are at client meetings
  • Work to ensure the above by prioritising, delegating and managing time and ensuring that the account team are up to date on all aspects of the projects

Client service

  • To have a clear understanding of the client’s business, including competitors
  • Continuously provide updated information regarding the status of work, always managing the team’s expectations
  • Control information gathered about the client through accurate contact reporting, clear project documentation and instructions
  • Create and promote loyalty to dn&co and dn&co’s culture

Day-to-day tasks

  • Status reports & timelines - keep project status reports & timelines up-to-date and circulate
  • Meeting notes – assist writing contact reports after each meeting
  • Resource tracking – to assist the account team in the resourcing of designers and looking forward to any potential resource needs
  • Artwork / Creative amends – relaying any client feedback via designers, checking proofs and run-outs and supplying assets and images for artwork
  • Invoicing – providing assistance to the account team in creation of invoices at the end of each month

About you

  • Enthusiastic and positive in the approach to work
  • A “can do” attitude and work hard alongside colleagues
  • A self starter, be able to use their initiative and take responsibility – If you see something which needs doing or could be improved, volunteer to do it!
  • A real team player
  • Well organised and always busy
  • A good eye for detail
  • Punctual

How to apply

Please send a a cover letter and cv to jobs@dnco.com with the subject line ‘Project Manager’.

No recruitment agencies, thanks.

Please note that the role is London-based in our studio. However, you would initially be working remotely as per UK government COVID-19 guidance.

Unfortunately, we will only be able to respond to shortlisted applicants.