• Print Project Manager

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(05/10/2018 10:25)
    Job ID
    2018-2413
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Location(s)
    UK-London
    Category
    Print
    Post End Date
    09/11/2018
  • Overview

    Hogarth Worldwide (HWW) is a fast growing division of WPP group. HWW is headquartered in London but is present in many markets around the world, working through three global hubs (Singapore, New York and London) and with customer service and production facilities in multiple countries across every continent.

    HWW is an expert provider of marketing communications and advertising production services across Broadcast, Print and Digital media with a full suite of services that can take a creative advertising or promotional concept and deliver it, translated and culturally adapted, in whatever the required medium into every target market in the world, with better turnaround times, higher quality, more functional technology and more effective return on production investment than any competitive offering.

    Our clients are the world’s leading brands in consumer goods, financial services, automotive and electronics and we therefore compete in markets that demand the absolute highest standards of quality, customer care, reliability and value.Culturally, we seek to combine the entrepreneurial enthusiasm and creativity of an agency start up with the standards and delivery of a world-class professional services business. We are a culturally diverse organization in a period of transition. We currently have around 2,300 full time employees representing the results of 8 years of continuous growth since start up.

     

    Responsibilities

    The Role:

    The Project Manager is the primary day-to-day contact with our clients Marcom team and works closely with their Channel Producers to implement Channel campaigns across Europe.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Build strong client relationships which enable a clear understanding of our clients Channel partner structure and print vendors. Be the ‘go-to’ person for Channel Marketing localisation and production. 
    • Build strong internal relationships across the agency (Traffic, Content, Interactive, Studio, Print Production, Finance and Operations)
    • Prepare status documents and attend status meetings on a regular basis
    • Work with Hogarth team and Channel Producers to continually improve processes
    • Own the basics of client service including creating and updating schedules, reports and cost estimates
    • Demonstrate expertise in the delivery of projects through management of client expectations, internal processes and department involvement
    • Communicate the briefs to the studio and ensure deadlines are met as per agreed schedule
    • Immerse yourself in the client’s brand and offering
    • Set and manage client expectations ensuring they follow the agreed workflows
    • Build strong, trusting relationships with all key stakeholders, function leads, cross functional producers, senior managers and 3rd party vendors that are directly involved with the work
    • The ability to write, prepare and present documents, presentations and reports
    • Ensure that the line manager is aware of all client issues and proposed solutions (including potential delays) to ensure swift resolution and avoid further escalation
    • Ensure your account consistently delivers against all contractual obligations including SLAs and KPIs
    • Act as a brand QC/Guardian – always ensure brand guidelines, QC checklists and procedures are followed
    • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the Hogarth business model, services and technology
    • Organise teamwork, create a balanced work schedule and ensure people are able to deliver results

    Qualifications

    Requirements:

    • A minimum of 4 years solid agency experience preferred from creative development to final production
    • Knowledge of Office suite and Keynote
    • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal in Engilsh
    • Attention to detail, analytical thinking ability and passion for the work are essential
    • A hands-on, can-do approach to solving problems
    • The ability to prioritise and work quickly and efficiently within very tight time frames
    • Must be able to travel as required, sometimes several weeks at a time

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