Project Manager

Comms & Strategic Planning London, England


Description

Position at Mindshare Worldwide

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Project Manager

Job title: Project Manager

Group: Mindshare Worldwide

Team: Change

Reports to: Consulting Partner

Closing Date: 1st October

 

Mindshare is global media agency designed to make media exciting, fun and life changing. For the last 20 years our values of Speed, Teamwork and Provocation have guided our 10,000 people who work with some of the world’s best brands and companies. Located in 116 offices across 86 countries, we are the largest media agency in GroupM, WPP’s media investment management arm, which is the #1 media holding group globally. Mindshare Worldwide is the headquarters for Mindshare based in London. We are a team of 400+ people, co-ordinating media campaigns for our global clients. 

Learn about our culture and values and meet some of our people here.

Want to see some of our award-winning work? Click here

 

What We Can Offer You

At Mindshare Worldwide, we offer a competitive salary package, with 25 days holiday increasing with service to a maximum of 30 days, with the option to buy an extra 5 days per year. We also have an enhanced pension scheme, Bupa healthcare, a monthly wellbeing fund and early finishes on a Friday during summer. These are just some of the great benefits we offer.

Based three minutes from Tottenham Court Road tube station, our office has a rooftop with views of London – a great space to hang out with colleagues and friends!

We also offer an extensive training programme to help guide your career development whilst you’re with us. There’s a wide range of options to suit everyone at all levels of your career.

Our Values & Behaviours

Our attitude is reflected in our core values of Speed, Teamwork and Provocation, which drive our people and our business.

We want Mindshare Worldwide to be a place where everyone feels that they belong, everyone can be themselves and everyone has the same opportunities to develop their careers. Over the last 12 months we have made important steps in progressing on our journey to a truly inclusive organisation. We have launched The Collective and have seen the birth of a range of Employee Resource Groups who have shown some amazing and inspiring work.

Our Commitment

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Mindshare Worldwide commit to providing assistance for candidates who have successfully secured an interview and may require reasonable adjustments. We will work with the interviewee to establish what additional support is required and where possible, ensure reasonable adjustments are implemented to support a successful interview.

 

The Role

We are looking for a Project Manager to join our growing team, ‘Change’ within Mindshare Worldwide, based in London. ‘Change’ is a new department offering transformation consultancy services to Global clients. This role requires an experienced digital marketing professional with experience in managing complex projects.

This role will be crucial in enabling all ‘Change’ project deliverables, operating as the intermediary between senior client stakeholders, internal global client teams and specialists and occasionally local teams to deliver work products. The role requires managing multiple internal stakeholders, timelines, and resources, ideally in an agile way. The ambition is to consistently optimise processes, delivering better quality and more efficient outputs.

There will be additional responsibility in facilitating the continued development of tools, training, and technology to enhance our internal and external capabilities and services.

This role will report to one of our Consulting Partners and has growth potential as the team and capabilities advance. 

The Ideal Candidate

As a Project Manager, you will be an organised, problem-solving go-getter.

You should excel at creating and executing simple processes which coordinate multiple stakeholders, workstreams and clients. You will aim to enable the project team to deliver outputs, on time, within budget and at an exceptionally high quality.

You should have ease of communication and an understanding of digital marketing, allowing effective interactions with our specialist functions and clients. This candidate should consistently be trying to find a better, more effective, and efficient way for the team to deliver better outputs to our clients.

 

Essential Criteria

  • Project Management skills including tools capabilities
  • Digital Marketing knowledge
  • Problem Solver & challenger of status quo
  • Strong Communicator & team player
  • Self-starter

 

Desirable Criteria

  • Relevant University degree
  • Practical Digital Media knowledge
  • Agile working model acumen
  • Senior client exposure

 

 

 

 

 

Responsibilities would include but not limited to:

 

  • Generating and constantly refining approach to project management for the ‘Change Team’
  • Project ownership co-ordination & management
  • Ongoing project and team optimisation guidance to deliver better outputs
  • Ownership of project plans, weekly reports, clients’ updates and contact reports
  • Management and contribution to development of the ‘Change’ tool, technology and training repository
  • Assisting with development of case studies