Project Manager – Creative Comms
About the team
We work through-the-line with some of the best-known brands in every major sector. We embed strategies, drive cultural change, grow brands and create engaging content across a multitude of channels. We have a focus on employee engagement and B2B marketing and are expanding our customer proposition in addition to delivering work for various Government departments. We have an impressive client roster including BMW, HSBC, Vodafone, the Department for International Trade and the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy.
Our team of Project Managers are the go-to contact for clients and our in-house teams. From start to finish, we bring continuity and clarity as the consistent link across all stakeholders. We’re expert organisers who manage budgets and timings, but our skills and value go wider than that. We build trust and develop relationships. We look at the bigger picture, challenging assumptions and thinking beyond the current deliverable. We join the dots, spot the opportunities, and flag the risks. We share the learnings and best practice.
What you’ll need
You’ll have successfully forged a career within a leading agency and have several years’ experience of developing good client relationships as part of a wider Client Services Team. You have a background in communications and/or marketing projects and integrated campaigns, as well as delivering these projects as part of a larger team.
What you’ll do
Key to this role is building strong relationships with stakeholders and managing allocated projects across all channels to the highest of standards. You will feed briefs into the wider agency and lead the response, and, subject to the project, continue to lead and oversee the project during its lifecycle whilst working with some of the best creatives in the business. You’ll collaborate with our specialist areas to deliver effective, high quality, strategic and creative solutions which always exceed our client’s expectations.
You’ll deliver and manage first class multi-channel communication projects on time and within budget. You’ll scope projects across all channels whilst mapping and monitoring progress during the project lifecycle. You’ll use strong stakeholder management to gain repeat business, develop new opportunities and increase the mix of work being delivered.
Who you’ll work with
The Project Manager reports to the Project Director and works in collaboration with other members of the Client Services Team, as well as with the wider business including Strategy, Content, Design, Digital, Connected Experiences, Production, Film.
What you’ve got
You know what’s going on in the industry and what the competition are doing. You are able to build presentations and have the ability to write a great brief. A skilled project manager, you demonstrate the creativity and flexibility to manage several clients or projects at once, solving unexpected problems and making effective decisions under pressure.
You’re an ambitious and committed, self-motivated team player, with a passionate approach to work and the drive to achieve and exceed. You have an engaging and confident personality, with a high level of emotional resilience and you respond positively and quickly to change and pace. You have a commercial awareness and an eye for detail, you thrive on providing outstanding client service, high quality work, and exceeding client expectations; you engage with your clients to learn about their business, and above all, help them to achieve their full potential.
Where you can go
This is an exciting opportunity to work for an award-winning communications agency in a talented team. You will work on challenging projects from inception to completion for many of the world’s best-known brands and there is potential to develop into Senior Project Manager and Project Director roles.
Working at ICF
Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.
London Riverscape (GB75)