Mid-weight Freelance Project Manager

Immediate start and must be based in London.

This role requires very specific Project Management experience within a digital media and creative solutions environment.

The Project Manager role is responsible for the management and delivery of creative brand solutions that span digital, content, social and video and image production for THE FACE, working for a world-renowned style, culture & music centric business, that includes some of the biggest and most influential editorial platforms in the world.

The Project Manager will be instrumental in ensuring that all campaigns are operating at a consistent level and delivered to budget. This role is a key interface between external clients and internal departments and suppliers and ensures that projects are briefed, planned and delivered effectively. Not only will you be focussed on scope and client management, it is important that one of your key focusses is on creative integrity and output.

You will be responsible for liaising with the client during the creative process to have each subsequent stage signed off prior to the live date, making sure it goes on time, and within budget. You will work closely with the sales, creative, production & editorial teams to ensure project objectives are realistic and achievable within time frames and budgets.

Key responsibilities

  • Responsible for overseeing the flawless delivery of a wide range of branded content campaigns from brief to completion

  • Managing internal and external resources and external partners in an approachable style, and as a team player, to ensure the scope of work is defined and a detailed delivery plan and budget are satisfactorily provided for these campaigns

  • The main point of contact for commercial clients for projects post sale, with the support of the Sales/​Partnerships team

  • To deliver exceptional service for our clients and media partners — fast responses, a supportive, consultative manner and a proactive and organised approach

  • Working closely with our in house creative, production and editorial teams to ensure all stages of production run smoothly and to brief and treatment, managing client feedback and expectations throughout

  • Oversight of internal production budgets to drive efficiencies

  • Liaising with our inhouse media team and occasionally, external media partners to ensure campaigns are tracked, optimised and reported on efficiently

  • Briefing page design and development to our development team, managing this process

  • Liaising with our in house editorial team to prep and set live digital and social content roll-outs on our channels

  • Assist in the creation of end of campaign reports

  • Troubleshooting issues and challenges that arise during projects, navigating solutions with clients with the help of your seniors

Desired skills and experience

  • 2 years+ project and client management in a publisher/​agency environment delivering fast-paced, dynamic projects to large scale brand partners

  • You will possess excellent communication, client /​stakeholder management and presentation skills as well as the ability to work across multiple projects and disciplines (editorial, creative, media and account management), at any one time

  • Familiarity with key project documentation/​task management and an understanding of their role within a project.

  • Previous experience of production and/​or editorial processes in digital content solutions, image and/​or video. Print, talent contracting and events are a plus

  • Excellent problem solving and solution finding skills

  • You will be supportive, organised and adaptable with proven ability to build professional working relationships

  • The desire to work in a small but fast-growing company and to actively contribute

  • Creative and results orientated, strives for high creative quality and accuracy

To apply please email your CV and portfolio to jobs@​theface.​com

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