Senior Project Manager, Media

  • Full-time

Company Description

We are Digitas, a full service digital agency.

Home of 400 diverse people united in the mission to use the power of strategy, data, technology, media and creativity to get our clients future ready. 

We get our clients future ready through our Experience Consulting, Products & Platforms, Customer Engagement and Digital Media capabilities. Underpinned by a culture of experimentation, making things happen and driving results.

Part of Publicis Groupe, and a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Global Marketing Agencies, we’re proud to work with some of the world’s leading brands.

Job Description

Department Summary

The Digitas Media Team delivers media services to clients across Display, Programmatic, Paid Social, Paid Search, SEO and Affiliates across teams in Edinburgh and London. The team works with a broad range of clients varying from retail to travel, to FMCG to B2B.

Our mission is to create wonderful digital experiences by connecting media with data, technology and creative to win in the moments that count.

Project Management within the Media Team takes projects from planning to delivery - on time, on budget, and on brief. Project Management is everyone’s go to place for the project. Clients and internal team members rely on you for everything they need to know about a project: what to expect, what to do next, and where they need to be.

Role Summary

The role will support Senior SEO Managers and SEO Directors with the review and assessment of performance and will need a strong understanding of the principles of digital media and the common measurement approaches.

The Senior Project Manager is also expected to lead various weekly client status calls, maintaining a clear status sheet, trello board or similar and ensure tasks are completed on time and to budget. They will contribute to client meetings and QBRs/SteerCos – providing rationale for recommendations and insights into performance.

The account is varied and the ideal candidate will need to have experience within a Digital Media environment. Experience project managing across Search, SEO, Strategy or other Digital Media Channels as well as working with other departments such as Creative or Data is highly desirable.

They will need to have experience in running these kind of projects and retainers and have a clear understanding of the project objectives, the deliverables and associated resources to deliver to the highest standard and agreed timelines.


Skills & Experience:

  • Senior level agency experience within project management/digital media/marketing environment
  • Experience project managing global digital media solutions worth c.£500k upwards
  • Evidence of contributing to growth or change on global client engagements
  • Experience in managing multiple projects simultaneously with differing delivery times
  • Experience leading weekly status calls and updates with senior level clients
  • Proven experience motivating team members and clients alike to come up with new ideas and initiatives. Encourage them to challenge current approaches / methods.

Additional Information

Please note that Digitas is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation or gender identity.

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