4 days/week at home

A little flex time

Dog friendly

Job Description

We’re VaynerMedia! We are a contemporary global creative and media agency built for the now. Born in social, our work is now full service, simply loving big ideas that connect and create real change for our clients business. We are independently owned, founded in 2009 with offices in London, Amsterdam, New York, Los Angeles, Singapore, Tokyo, Sydney, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur and Mexico City. We are recognized for our work in Cannes Lions, the Clios, D&AD and The Webbies to name a few.

Culture is our key and Empathy is how we build it. VaynerMedia EMEA is strong with a world-class combination of diverse backgrounds collaborating to put forward innovative, creative and strategic solutions to the one advantage that stands the test of time – PEOPLE. Day in and day out, we propel some of the biggest brands in the world to the intersection of attention and culture. In EMEA, we are proudly 250+, servicing multi-brands across the region.

The PITCH.

We’re looking for a seasoned Senior Project Manager who have a robust understanding of social media, comfortability with digital production and a strong project management and operation skillset to help support the day to day running of one of the agency's accounts. This is an always on role that moves daily, putting out creative content at a fast pace, while also planning larger campaign initiatives.


Here’s where you come in…

  • Take the lead on planning and managing large, complex projects with many workstreams in their entirety, from brief to delivery
  • Taking your project plan and making it a reality by mobilising the best teams (internal and external) around the vision, and providing a clear picture of expected outcomes
  • Responsible for the day-to-day management and execution of the project, both internally and with clients, working closely with each member of the team ensuring each milestone is met on time and within budget
  • Taking the driver’s seat and pushing the work forward, with a relentless focus on the details
  • Resource management alongside the Group Creative Director and Resource Manager
  • Tracking financial progression, ensuring it is shared and assessed, taking the lead in suggesting and making adjustments to the project and team as needed
  • Partner with the Account, Strategy, and Creative leads to ensure client expectations, creative vision, and agency needs are met from briefing through final delivery on projects
  • Constantly identifying risks and solutions - being the problem solver in ensuring we remain agile and strategic throughout the project lifecycle
  • May require managing a PM to support the project that you would lead
  • Lead and schedule necessary project-related meetings such as kickoffs, brainstorms, and reviews, and ensure the right people are seeing the right things before going to client
  • Be heavily client-facing to speak to budget, timing, resource & process considerations
  • On assigned production projects, be the liaison with internal specialty leads (UX strategists, Tech Managers, VaynerSmart, etc) as well as source, contract and manage relationships with vendors
  • Write client SOWs, vendor agreements, change orders, and other contract documents
  • Ensure Agency, Client, Vendor, and Legal processes and requirements are being met
  • Responsible for the management of many variations of ATL and digital and social content (video, image, websites, TVC, print, retail etc.), ensuring quality control, and delivering/trafficking all assets to required agency partners/media teams/clients
  • Overall, being solutions-focused; the go-to person to assess challenges, always identifying the opportunity for possibility
  • Taking the driver’s seat and pushing the work forward, with a keen focus on the details
  • Partner with the Account, Strategy, Media and Creative leads to ensure client expectations, creative vision, and agency needs are met from briefing through final delivery on projects
  • Tracking financial progression, ensuring it is shared and assessed, taking the lead in suggesting and making adjustments to the project and team as needed
  • Constantly identifying risks and solutions - being the problem solver in ensuring we remain agile and strategic throughout the project lifecycle
  • Be client-facing to speak to budget, timing, resource & process considerations
  • Be the first point of escalation for issue/conflict resolution on all projects
  • Support the Head of Delivery to help monitor PM’s, and have line reports of your own where applicable
  • Support Head of Delivery to continually match and optimise skill-level/experience and aspiration of the project managers to the needs
  • New business support for the wider agency e.g pitch development for the department
  • Grow relationships, have fun and participate in VaynerMedia social engagement

We treasure Personality and Experience yet we do know that these qualifications lead to what WE KNOW as a success:

  • Previous experience in new business development
  • Hands-on experience and ownership of complex strategic projects, requiring senior stakeholder management
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Budget development and contract (SOW) writing experience
  • Ability to recognise and solve potential problems, escalate issues or conflicts and continually evaluate project effectiveness.
  • Manage overall quality of project delivery and documentation for the account
  • A strong understanding of creative development and asset creation processes
  • A cool, calm and collected approach to problem-solving
  • Ability to thrive and remain agile in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong self-awareness and people-management skills
  • Understanding of relevant social media platforms and their requirements


Here’s how We Support You

We regularly review our benefits and are committed to providing a comprehensive programme for our people.

  • 27 Days Paid Leave + 1 Day Birthday Leave
  • Cash Plan with Medicash - Level 2 cover, option to add partner.
  • Virtual GP, Skinvision, 24/7 Health and Stress Helplines, Discounted Gym, Medicash Extras
  • Life Assurance, Income Protection, Group Personal Pension.
  • Cycle to work scheme and PerkBox (online discount platform with 250 perks available).
  • Employee Assistance Program (Financial, Mental and Physical Wellbeing)
  • Unum Help@Hand (Remote GP, Second Opinion, Mental Health Support, Physiotherapy Support, Life, Money and Wellbeing Support).
  • Sanctus coaching sessions, Journey private and team class sessions.
  • NABS and BIMA UK access in events, classes, coaching and mentoring sessions.

What you SHOULD KNOW about VaynerMedia

Think “lab” and not “agency”. We get excited about solving business problems, not creating advertising for the sake of making advertising. Our entrepreneurship DNA runs deep. We’re willing to break rules, try new things, and test hypotheses if it means better understanding our craft. It’s fun!

We believe 100% that brands can be built on digital platforms and part of our model is built bottom up, flipping the traditional advertising model and process on its head. We don’t play to agency/industry norms and our culture and energy reflects that.

Our environment (and pace) feels much more like a start-up than most agencies you might be used to. Hopefully that, and the opportunity to collaborate with the talented and enthusiastic crew, work with big brands excites you, as it does us. We can’t wait to meet you.

VaynerMedia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This means that VaynerMedia provides equal employment opportunities to all staff members and job applicants without regard to gender, pregnancy, marital or civil partnership status, gender reassignment, race, disability, sexual orientation, religious belief, part time or fixed term employment, age or any other legally protected class.

Candidates must be authorized to work in the U.K.

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Enhanced maternity leave
Adoption leave
Shared parental leave
Work from anywhere scheme – for up to 4 weeks a year
27 days annual leave + bank holidays
Enhanced sick pay
Summer Fridays - Finish at 3.00pm in July and August
Curious Days - 1 Wednesday a quarter off to learn and upskill.
Location
81%
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Hours
71%
Employees are largely happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Benefits
70%
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
70%
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
78%
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Autonomy
80%
Employees feel that they can mostly manage how they get their own work done

Working at VaynerMedia

Company employees

170 (across EMEA)

Gender diversity (male:female)

39:61

Office locations

London & Amsterdam

Hiring Countries

France

Germany

Italy

Netherlands

Spain

United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

Media & Agencies

Media & Agencies

Industry awards 2023
Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2023