Creative Studio Manager/Project Manager

Recruiter
Magpie Recruitment
Location
Esher, Surrey
Salary
£45000 - £50000/annum
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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

Responsibilities:

* 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)

Attributes:

* 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