WPP | Project Manager (L'Oréal Global Team)

Executive Leadership Paris, France


Position at GroupM

What about WPP?

WPP is a creative transformative company.

 We use the power of creativity to build better futures for our people, clients and communities.

The world’s leading creative transformation company, WPP provides a fantastic place to start a career, for it offers new talents an immediate outlook on the way the industry works and grow.

We aim to recruit, retain and engage the most talented people, adopting inclusive working practices and investing in our people so they can do great work for our clients. WPP is a destination for the best and brightest in our industry with a culture based on the values of openness, optimism and a commitment to extraordinary work.

WPP’s leading global agency encompasses all communication disciplines, including advertising, innovation, experience, commerce and technology. Some examples of WPP agencies in France: AKQA, Ogilvy, VMLY&R, GroupM, BCW, Landor&Fitch.

We are hiring our next Project Manager to join the L’Oréal global team in Paris.

Let us tell you more….

The Project Manager we are looking will work at the heart of the global L’Oréal account, working day to day with one of the leading modern marketers. As such, she/he/they will support the international development of the account as much as the seamless roll-out of innovative cross-agency projects. The PM will be essential to work and innovate with one one the most inspiring actors on the market when it comes to ecommerce, customer experience, technology, engagement and modern marketing in general.

A secondary role of the the PM we are looking for will be at the heart of the new business machine of WPP in France. Its unique position within the organisation will provide a great understanding of the uniquely diverse capabilities and state of the art expertises delivered by the world’s leading creative company. Part of a small and agile team, the Project Manager will interact with interlocutors from the leading WPP agencies in order to design the best teams blend and response to on-going commercial opportunities.

As a PM, you are responsible for achieving and maintaining client satisfaction and agency coordination by ensuring that projects are delivered with the right scope, on time, and on budget.

This is a unique opportunity to start a career in communications : you will be in contact with all WPP expertises and agencies, in France and worldwide, also working with the 3d Global Advertiser.

So, what are we looking for?

You have a degree with a specialisation in marketing, communication, branding; you have 1 to 2 years of work experience (including internships) in the management of projects of global scope and you have :

  • a real organisational skills and rigour and are project-oriented
  • fluency in English
  • agency experience if possible
  • excellent written and verbal communication,
  • the ability to work in a high-pressure, fast-moving environment
  • good skills of the Office suite and the Mac environment

You are autonomous, curious, dynamic and proactive. You show a real interest in marketing, storytelling, media and communication, agency life and brand strategy.

You will blossom in a kind and energetic environment where freedom of speech and initiative prevail and where “bullshit” and politics are “persona non-grata”.

A PM may be solely responsible for small projects that are part of a larger portfolio for which an Account Director is accountable. The PM will report directly to the current L’Oréal Global Account Director. The PM shall manage an intern or guide/mentor an Associate Project Manager.