Digital Project Manager  

LONDON (optional remote working)

We’re ambitious to do amazing things in Digital. That’s why we need a PM like you. You’re not only great at scoping, planning, scheduling and delivering, but you’re also totally plugged in. You know about new initiatives and research with spooky prescience. Even better, you understand how this knowledge can be applied. And crucially, you’ve got the enthusiasm needed to bring people with you. 

Emperor has great ambitions because the need for effective communication has never been greater. We’re also employee-owned, which inspires all of us to aim higher. This is excellent news for someone like you. Joining us means you get to own your ambitions, creativity and successes. You’ll also be driven to help everyone around you to achieve, so that even greater things happen. 

The role of the Digital Project Manager is to deliver digital projects to tight deadlines within budget, working from start through to completion including scoping, planning, scheduling, design and implementation. The Digital PM will also attend client meetings, coordinating all parties (internal & external) to ensure the complete and on-time delivery of all agreed activity.

The Digital PM should have a keen interest in all things digital and new media, and be well read and knowledgeable about key digital initiatives, news and research. The nature of the Digital team is very collaborative, and the Digital PM will be encouraged to offer thought and add value to the creative process.

Key responsibilities:

  • Ensure projects are delivered within agreed budgets and deadlines.
  • Develop effective business relationships with clients.
  • Coordinate regular client communication and meetings. Ensure clients are satisfied with progress and are regularly kept informed.
  • Coordinate the project team and allocate/ procure appropriate resource.
  • Manage the forecast of future production activity.
  • Attend to all reporting needs.
  • Attend client  meetings,  scope  presentations,  design  presentations,  project  de-briefs,  cost negotiations etc.
  • Maintain own knowledge base to ensure an understanding and affiliation to your clients, their business and industry.

Skills & knowledge:

  • At least 3 years full cycle project delivery experience in digital agency environment.
  • Experience in working with corporate communications.
  • Excellent senior stakeholder and third party management skills.
  • Excellent at scheduling, calm under pressure with a talent for pushing the project along, keeping everything on track.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • First class communication skills (both verbal and written).

Client servicing:

  • Address issues effectively and proactively.
  • Demonstrate a high degree of professionalism.
  • An great interest in understanding of client/ agency relationships.

Financial planning and management:

  • Assist in successfully growing existing accounts and provide innovative solutions to build business.
  • Support ensuring client programmes remain in budget and are profitable.

Business development:

  • Contribute to new business initiatives and where required, and attendance to new business presentations.

Personal qualities:

  • Embodies and demonstrates Emperor’s Values – Aim High, Creativity Everywhere, Infectious Enthusiasm, Always Learning and Razor Sharp.
    Understanding of the industry.

  • Strong communication and presentation skills.

  • Sound judgement and analytical thinking.

  • Unquestionable business ethics and integrity.
  • Organised and can multi-task with ease.
  • A 'can do' mentality.
  • Business and commercial awareness.
  • Engaging, collaborative and adept at building internal and external relationships.
  • Ability to deliver exceptional client service.
  • A flexible, adaptable style and approach. 

To apply, please email your cv, with the job title as the subject to [email protected].

As an employer, we are committed to ensuring the representation of people from all backgrounds regardless of their gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, or any other aspect which makes them unique. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds to apply and would encourage you to let us know if there are steps we can take to ensure that your recruitment process enables you to present yourself in a way that makes you comfortable.