Project Manager - Dazed Media

  • London  
    perm  
    Undisclosed  
  • Company
    Dazed Group  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    n/a  
  • Closing date
    11 October 2017  
    Posted on
    12 September 2017  

About Us:  

Dazed Media is the world’s leading independent fashion and culture media brand.

Twenty-five years ago, Jefferson Hack and Rankin Waddell set up a magazine that would become a movement: Dazed & Confused. The title became a lightning rod for cultural provocation – radically reframing international style culture. Today, we are an agenda-setting publishing powerhouse and the most efficient way to reach the world’s most influential audiences.

Dazed Media powers an ever-evolving network of premium digital channels and iconic print titles including Dazed, AnOther, Another Man, Hunger and Nowness.

The company also encompasses a pioneering creative studio, award-winning video production, exclusive events, industry-leading talent network and efficient third-party distribution. Dazed Media Studio specialises in fashion, luxury and lifestyle communications. We partner with the world’s most ambitious brands and agencies to create brave, pioneering ideas for a global influencer community.

Select clients: Alexander McQueen, Apple, Beats by Dre, Belstaff, Burberry, Chanel, Channel 4, Converse, Diesel, Gucci, Liberty, LVMH, Mercedes-Benz, Miu, Miu, Nike, Ray-Ban, Samsung, Swarovski.

About the role: Project Manager - Partnerships,  Dazed Media Studio                                                   

Role Summary

The Studio team brings the creative, editorial, design and production capabilities of Dazed Media to clients. Dazed Media Studio work with a multitude of brands across all sectors building and delivering bespoke offering from creative consultancy, contract publishing, content creation, seeding and activation of content and events.

Your two main projects will be agency retained luxury fashion digital clients that will require exceptional client service and day-to-day management, however you will also align with our advertising sales team to deliver a wide range of bespoke commercial projects ensuring successful planning, pricing, pitching and timely delivery of projects to clients.

Reporting to:  Senior Project Manager

Terms: Full time role with competitive salary.

23 days annual leave plus public holidays.

Office located at 2 Arundel Street, London WC2R 3DA                                                                     

Duties, responsibilities & deliverables

- Bring together relevant creative teams from editorial, photo, fashion, film, design and marketing & events departments to respond to project brief.
- Issue call for response and facilitate engagement and delivery from creative team.
- Managing internal trafficking of projects through the pitching, planning and production process from inception to final client sign off
- Developing forecast production budgets, managing costs during production process, client invoicing and budget reconciliation.
- Develop production timelines and communicate to clients ensuring agreement and sign off.

  • Communicate production schedules to internal creative team, updating where appropriate when changes occur.

  • Draft contracts and make amendments as directed by Senior Project Manager and Account Manager to ensure compliance with rights, usage and legal requirements, finalising through client negotiation.

- Various admin tasks including meeting notes and actions, maintaining schedules, case studies and proposals

  • Ensure each project has a signed contract and relevant documentation on file.

Post Sold

  • Monitor creative integrity to ensure delivery against agreed deliverables

  • Maintain communication with client responding to feedback and sharing with internal team and external creatives.

  • Attend client update meetings preparing relevant documentation and reports.

  • Oversee commissioning and ongoing communication with collaborators ensuring adherence to brief and deliverables.

  • Manage workflow and input of creative team.

  • Ensure invoices are sent to clients and payments have been received

Post Delivery

  • Contribute to writing of Project Report, Case Study / Assets and invoicing Archive all project budgets

  • Attend project close / debrief meeting                                  

Skills, experience & personal attributes

- Organised, reliable and time conscious
- Able to work independently
- Excellent communication and client service skills; you are comfortable communicating with internal and external stakeholders at all levels

  • Previous experience working as a producer / project manager in an editorial environment preferred but social, digital, publishing or agency experience considered

  • Demonstrable experience and skill at managing multiple commercial projects generating SOW, budgets, Gantt charts, contracts and SLA’s concurrently.

  • Personable and flexible with ability to maintain focus and keep calm when working under pressure and delivering to tight deadlines.

  • Passionate about film, fashion, arts and culture with a keen understanding of the Dazed brand, values, culture and heritage and appreciation of the distinct market value we can offer to our clients

  • Ideally competent in MAC OSX, Keynote, InDesign

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