Digital Project Manager
We’re looking for a Project Manager with a digital agency background and a desire to progress in their current role. Want to be part of a close-knit, passionate team of digital professionals? This could be for you.
Here at After Digital, Digital Production brings together skills from both account and project management to create an end-to-end product owner and client champion. Internally we refer to our project managers as Digital Producers. It’s a dynamic role that requires communication, diplomacy, and organisational expertise to build relationships and deliver projects on time and on budget.
As a Digital Project Manager, you will:
-Collaborate with the production team in managing a portfolio of existing accounts, ensuring regular contact with clients to build and develop relations.
-Regularly report internally and externally on all running projects.
-Assist the wider agency team in securing opportunities, whilst owning and managing these throughout the proposal and planning process, by:
-Create proposals for existing clients.
-Assist in the planning and scheduling of ad hoc work and site maintenance for existing clients.
-Maintain oversight and management of retainers and support work on a day to day basis.
-Work with the client and our team through planning to agree on the scope of work, in line with client objectives and whilst managing expectations.
-Partake in daily scrum stand-ups with the project teams to gain oversight on team progress, whilst highlighting both task blockers and issues for yourself and the team.
-Be comfortable presenting proposals, closing opportunities, and confidently briefing client requirements to your team; assigning roles and responsibilities when appropriate.
-Assist your digital production team across all projects from inception to completion and report to your line manager weekly.
-Collaborate with the team to implement and manage profit improvement across accounts.
-2 to 3 years minimum experience within a similar role, ideally in digital although we will consider similar industries for the right candidate.
-Strong interpersonal skills and relationship management skills.
-Commercial awareness of project delivery, profit, loss, and margin retention.
-Comfortable with both client and internal communication (verbally and written), particularly in requirement gathering and relay, budget/scope restrictions, and translation of technical language.
-Exemplary time management; often working to time-sensitive deadlines.
-The ability to prioritise your own workload as well as your clients.
-Proactively anticipate and mitigate risk in the project lifecycle.
-A propensity for detail and an eagerness to learn and improve your understanding of the latest technologies and processes in digital innovation.
-An understanding of agile project management.
-Knowledge of Jira or similar agile project management tools.
-An appreciation and general knowledge of the importance of user experience (UX) within digital.
-Experience with content management systems.
-An interest in the arts, culture, events, and education sectors.
With diverse, exciting clients across the world, you’ll be given opportunities to travel, expand your personal and professional experiences, and help to build our international reputation. We’re also an accredited Living Wage Employer, meaning that all employees and contracted staff are paid at least the National Living Wage. We’ve recently partnered with MMB and BUPA to offer a comprehensive health insurance package to all of our team and we offer hybrid working so you have the opportunity to work remotely, or in our open-plan offices in the heart of Glasgow.
We’re an equal opportunity employer and diversity is extremely important to us – winning a gender diversity award for our commitment to intersectionality in the workplace at the Scottish Women in Tech Awards. We never discriminate on the basis of gender, age, race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
How to apply
If this sounds like the next step you’ve been looking for in your career please, send us your CV and a covering letter telling us about your experience and what makes you right for the role (paying close attention to the key and beneficial skills listed). Please send the email FAO Andrea Westwick to email@example.com.
Application Deadline: Saturday 30/04/2022