Digital Project LeaderDescriptionA dynamic and innovative advertising company in Durban, who partners with leading brands, is currently seeking to employ a Digital Project Leader / Account Executive, to report to the Head of Projects.
The Project Leader works closely with both creative, social media and public relation teams as required. RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES : Project Management : Delivering complex projects within timelinesCreation of CE'sManagement of budgets (creation, management and reconciliation)Multi-
tasking - Managing and prioritising the delivery of simultaneous projectsProducing project plans - Managing the workload and keeping production on trackEffective communication with internal and external stakeholders and clients Client Facing : Compilation of status updatesFollow-
ups on outstanding feedback to clientsFollow-ups on outstanding CE'sAdherence to urgent requests and tasks (1 day turnaround items)Client assistance -
Troubleshooting on matters within projects that don't necessarily lie within the digital scopeClient relationship management Agency Facing : Coordination of internal teamsCreation of agency briefsInternal project status updatesEnsuring that deadlines are met by following deliverablesQuality assurance on all pieces of work before delivering to clientsUnderstanding of each creative's different personality types to adjust to an approach in working together successfullyCoordination of third party suppliers, including Influencer ManagementBriefing of influencers and suppliersCoordination of influencers and third party suppliers for production days and events as needed per brandBrand management -
Ensuring the brand is correctly represented to all parties involvedCoordination of preproduction and production status meetingsSourcing of third party suppliers, props and wardrobesPurchasing and planning of mealsTravel arrangements for the crew, models, influencers and third party suppliers at ProductionModel ManagementManagement of client, should they be at productionsEnsuring all deliverables / objectives are met at productionsEnsure the smooth running of the entire production, including time keeping Post Production : Ensuring that all deliverables from production (if any) get to the client on timeEfficient payment of suppliers MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS : A degree in Media or EnglishAt least 2 years' experience in Digital Project ManagementExperience in Campaign ManagementDriver's LicenseKnowledge of Web TechnologiesExperience in writing functional briefsExperience in creating detailed project plans, timelines and budgets / cost estimatesDigital, ATL, BTL REQUIRED SKILLS : The ability to work in a high-
pressure environment and to adapt quickly to changing circumstancesDependable and consistentDetail-orientedGood analytical and organisational skillsExcellent communication skills, both verbal and written