Creative Studio Manager/Project Manager

Magpie Recruitment
Esher, Surrey
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Reporting to: Deputy Managing Director

Main purpose of job:

  • Managing the scheduling and delivery of Creative and Digital projects
  • Contributing to the direction of Creative and Digital account projects
  • Contributing to the development of Creative and Digital Proposals
  • Working closely with the Lead Developer to manage the Creative and Digital team
  • Suggesting and recommending new platforms and processes to support the Creative and Digital team


  • Facilitating internal meetings and workshop to initiate projects and process
  • Concept development/brainstorming
  • Scheduling activities with the Creative and Digital teams
  • Carrying out quality control to ensure consistency with all creative work
  • Working with the Lead developer to deliver Creative and Digital projects from initial brief through to finalisation
  • Liaison with clients and project team(s)
  • Project responsibilities, including:
  • Coordinating with the internal Creative and Digital teams, as well as external suppliers, to ensure delivery of projects on time and to brief
  • Attending meetings in the UK or elsewhere, providing summary reports of all project interactions
  • Supporting colleagues within the team and proactively offering assistance/advice
  • Supporting any problems regarding hardware/software
  • Researching IT solutions
  • Providing any necessary support with pitches and proposals
  • Networker liaison/management (including research, briefing and quality control)


  • Ability to understand when to escalate issues or scheduling concerns
  • Ability to find quick and clever ways to overcome difficulties
  • Confident in both client and company situations
  • Willing to learn new skills
  • Proficient in all areas of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator)
  • A strong understanding of emerging web-technologies
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Hardworking adaptable and can work confidently within a group

Ad hoc responsibilities:

  • Accountable for personal supplies and IT hardware (including server housekeeping and software
  • updates)
  • Organising and managing personal diary
  • Organising and carrying out administrative activities
  • Managing and tracking personnel expenses
  • Tracking time against client accounts and projects
  • Maintaining a polite and presentable image at all times
  • Adhering to Company operating procedures and handbook