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Project Manager

Posted: 18 Dec 2020 Closes: 17 Jan 2021
London, United Kingdom Competitive
Permanent & Full-time PBM_743999728657293

Company Description

Team Department/Profile

DOT is Publicis Media's in-house digital design team, specialising in the use of data and ad tech to deliver dynamic digital advertising - a type of digital ad that is more relevant and engaging for consumers. The DOT team is responsible for building dynamic digital ads across a number of different media channels such as Display, Out of Home (OOH), Social and Audio. The DOT team build these ads in-house, and this is done by a team of highly skilled designers.

The team is positioned within the Investment department of Publicis Media, and works closely with the activation teams on both UK and Global clients from all agency brands.

The DOT team consists of a very committed group of individuals with a unique and diverse range of experience and skillsets, from digital media expertise to web development and digital design.

Job Description

The Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated junior project manager who is interested in joining this growing team who are themselves committed to delivering a very high standard of work.

As a junior project manager you will be working with DOT's mid-weight project manager and the team account leads to ensure the briefs are received and taken through the design, build and delivery process in the studio. It is imperative that the project management team upholds the team's high standard of delivery.

The ideal candidate would have a passion for collaboration, a great eye for detail, excellent communication skills (written and verbal), a passion for advertising and an interest in new ad tech and innovation. Any experience of working in an advertising agency environment or with creative teams is a bonus.


Key Responsibilities
  • Work alongside the mid-weight Project Manager in the planning and implementation of dynamic creative projects, from brief to delivery.
  • Ensure all requests are attended to timeously, and to set in motion the project work stream.
  • Work closely and collaboratively with all stakeholders (clients, agency planning teams, DOT design/studio team) to ensure all projects progress to completion smoothly.
  • Be aware of studio workloads and ongoing project deadlines, to be able to forecast bottlenecks and manage delivery expectations.
  • Ensure any processes associated with project management tools are adhered to.
  • Work closely with mid-weight Project Manager to ensure that team admin is completed accurately and on time (job trackers, studio calendar, and status notes).
  • Assist in ensuring finance queries are attended to and completed.
Essential Skills
  • Personal skills
  • Enthusiastic and eager to learn. Positive, can-do attitude
  • Natural attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Proactive attitude - show interest to get involved
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Comfortable to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Natural ability to identify and resolve issues.
  • Aptitude for planning to ensure tasks are completed as required
  • Ability to work to deadlines and to be effective under pressure
Qualifications and Technical skills
  • Basic understanding of PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Basic understanding of Google Drive, Google Sheets, Google Docs, Google Slides
  • Experience with any sort of project management tool is a bonus
  • Relevant Bachelor's degree, or any other relevant qualifications or training a bonus

Publicis Groupe UK

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