Freelance Project Manager
Hogarth
London, United Kingdom
3d ago

Hogarth Worldwide is the world's leading creative content production company. Born to make the best work brilliantly, we combine craft, insight and technology to bring creative work to life for many of the world's most famous brands.

Founded 13 years ago, Hogarth has grown from a start-up to over 4,500 people, across 30 key cities and is now part of the WPP.

Obsessively striving for better is in our DNA, it is the reason for our existence and continues to drive us forward in all that we do, making Hogarth an exciting place to work and a great place to achieve your career ambitions.

What does a Project Manager do at Hogarth?

We are currently recruiting for freelance Project Managers for an upcoming short-term project likely to commence in the months August / September.

The Project Manager is the primary day-to-day contact with our client's Marcom team and works closely with the client's Producers, Project Managers, Image Producers, Print Production Manager, and Channel Sales Program (CSP) Managers to implement Channel campaigns worldwide.

Key Responsibility

  • Manage localization of all Channel marketing materials on the agency side
  • Build strong client relationships which enable a clear understanding of our clients Channel partner structure and print vendors.
  • Be the 'go-to' person on their projects for Channel Marketing localization and production.

  • Build strong internal relationships across the agency (Traffic, Content, Interactive, Studio, Print Production, Finance and Operations)
  • Update daily tracker during live project - shared with Producers and Deployment
  • Update processes bsed on collaboration with Producer's
  • Own the basics of client service including creating and updating agendas, timing plans, contact reports, and cost estimates
  • Communicate the briefs to the studio and print production teams, and ensure that the correct creative direction is being taken
  • Immerse yourself in the client's brand and offering
  • Set and manage client expectations ensuring they follow the agreed workflows
  • Manage the approval of quarterly budgets, flagging important budget fluctuations to the client and line manager
  • The ability to write, prepare and present project documentation, presentations and reports
  • Ensure that the line manager is aware of all client issues and proposed solutions (including potential delays) to ensure swift resolution and avoid further escalation
  • Act as a brand QC / Guardian - always ensure brand guidelines, QC checklists and procedures are followed
  • Keep GAD / CSD and FD informed of any circumstances which would positively or negatively affect forecasts.
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the Hogarth business model, services and technology
  • Organize teamwork, create a balanced work schedule and ensure people are able to deliver results
  • Requirements

  • Solid agency experience preferred, gained working on global retail and / or shopper accounts, from creative development to final production
  • Good knowledge of print, colour retouching and digital artwork productions processes and best practices
  • Experience in financial management and understanding the importance of accurate financial management
  • Excellent spreadsheet skills in both Excel and Numbers. Demonstration of past experience in managing complex spreadsheets
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal in English
  • Attention to detail, analytical thinking ability and passion for the work are essential
  • A hands-on, can-do approach to solving problems
  • The ability to prioritize and work quickly and efficiently within very tight time frames.
  • Diversity and Flexibility

    Hogarth is committed to diversity and inclusion, through our ideas, our people, how we behave and conduct ourselves. Creating a truly inclusive culture at all levels of the organisation that encourages different points of view, making Hogarth not only a better company and place to work but an environment where everyone experiences connection, opportunity and a sense of belonging.

    Many of our employees work flexibly in many different ways, including flexible hours or an element of working from home.

    Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you may need.

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