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Project Manager

Midweight, Senior
Full Time
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Job Description

We are a Tokyo-born independent creative agency and have set up our London office in March 2019. This position is for a full-time, in-house role at our London office, with a start date in January/February 2022. Most of your time will be spent on London projects but we frequently work in collaboration with our Tokyo office as well.

monopo is looking for a Project Manager to join our growing London office. You will be part of the production team working on a range of brands and projects, from branding to advertising, social media and web, with the opportunity to expand your skills based on your interests.

Your responsibilities:

  • The successful candidate will be joining a small team of producers while also bringing a proactive approach to the table.
  • Keeping on top of communications with clients on the day-to-day running of projects
  • Coordinating teams internally to ensure projects are progressing efficiently and the team is fully enabled to do great creative work
  • Establishing, building and maintaining external collaborator relationships (e.g. freelancers and production agencies)
  • Ensuring projects are delivered on time and on budget. Creating timelines and budget estimates

Project Managers at monopo:

  • Have a passion for creative work that looks unlike anything else
  • Are excited about solving problems they haven’t faced before
  • Embrace the opportunity to make something new in an entirely new way
  • Enjoy collaboration and have a habit of bringing people together
  • Have a solutions-oriented mindset and a keen eye for detail
  • Approach whatever comes their way in a hands-on and organised manner
  • Are curious by nature, eager to learn something new everyday

You’re the perfect fit if you:

  • Have a minimum of 3 years experience working as a project manager or producer in a branding/design agency, creative agency or digital design agency
  • Have a good understanding of the creative production process from start to finish
  • Are comfortable working across several projects and have the ability to prioritise conflicting tasks
  • Are confident in creating project schedules, planning and booking resources, and tracking assets from and to clients
  • Are a natural and kind internal communicator, able to rally the team through clarity and optimism
  • Share our passion for creative work that goes beyond the norm, challenging the limitations of the project to create new and unexpected outputs
  • Have a valid UK work visa

Our Values

Kind - Imaginative - Respectful - Curious - Experimental

We will offer you

  • A diverse and stimulating environment. We’re a growing team of 7 in London and 30 in Tokyo. You will join an experienced team hungry to make work we can be proud of together.
  • A rich variety of international brands and projects. From fashion to sports, science to tea, Japan to London, digital to branding, our projects cover a wide variety of categories, challenges and markets.
  • A competitive salary based on your experience. We are looking for a mid-level or senior producer and will adapt the salary based on your level of experience.
  • The opportunity to grow based on your own interests and ambitions. If there’s something you want to try or learn, we will find a way to help you do that.