Project Manager

Recruiter
Genesis Associates (UK) Limited
Location
Reading
Salary
25000.0000
Posted
09 May 2017
Closes
08 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Project Manager - Packaging

£25,000 - £35,000

Berkshire

All creative hands on deck!! Would you like to sail through the packaging industry with some of the seas biggest fish? We are looking for a savvy Project Manager / Account Manager to joint our clients growing crew. They sail all 7 seas offering services from design through to packaging and production to companies all around the world. You will work on-site with a major retail client and be based in their head office managing their food packaging requirements.

The successful Project Manager sailor will be responsible for managing brand food packaging projects from design through to artwork.

Sounds a breeze?

The successful sailor's Project Manager responsibilities include:

*Actively build and maintain relationships with the client and act as the on-site Project Manager ensuring that they are satisfied with the service.
*Liaise with design, product development, buying teams and agency to ensure brand values and requirements are upheld.
*Oversee high profile food packaging projects and NPD re-designs for various categories managing all artwork stages
*Attend design brief meetings and manage the approval of pack copies, artwork, design & repro to ensure the print dates are met
*Hold weekly meetings with the client to discuss project status and respond to any quires or issues
*Manage the critical path and deadlines addressing any issues or delays when necessary
*Keep ahead of retail trends and advise the client

Essential gear needed to survive:

*Project Manager / Account Managements experience
*Industry experience of packaging design / packaging artwork / print
*Experience of working on-site or in a client facing environment
*Excellent communication skills

Beneficial equipment:

*Worked within a retail environment would be preferred
*Knowledge of printing processes / artwork and reprographics
*Previous experience of working in a client facing environment

If you think you know the knots and ropes, we want to hear from you!! Please click the apply button or send your CV to and take a breath of the ocean air! Thank you.