Production & Artwork Project Manager

Location
Amersham, Bucks
Salary
£28,000-£30,000 p.a.
Posted
05 Dec 2016
Closes
02 Jan 2017
Ref
234
Industry Sector
FMCG
Contract Type
Permanent
Work Experience Level
Manager
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side

Production & Artwork Project Manager

 

The role:

An award-winning Kids Snacks company is looking for a Production & Artwork Project Manager, to provide drive, structure and process to the in-house creative team, enabling them to produce outstanding creative solutions to NPD and marketing briefs, meeting business deadlines, working in partnership with the NPD team, Marketing Director and MD. Key

Responsibilities:

• Provide project management for the Studio team, enabling them to produce creative materials that meet expectations in a time and cost effective manner (flagging risk on publication which will have a financial impact)

• Developing and owning a new studio ways of working, implementing process where necessary to drive efficiency.

• Working with technical manager to create effective and on-pack messaging, that’s meets any legislative requirements.

• Attending and leading pack artwork meetings and providing ad hoc updates where required.

• Responsible for the overall project management for the in- house studio;

• Scheduling of all pack artwork requirements, creating and working to CPA’s

• Be the key point of contact for all artwork and production queries.

• Responsible for all packaging approvals

• Actively participate in all stages of the production process to ensure work is high quality and effective

• Manage all branded merchandise development and execution, taking direction from the Global Marketing Manager and Marketing Director.

• To manage costs associated with the Studio and any Production, ensuring they are on budget and working in a cost-effective manner. The Successful Applicant:

• Proven track record of briefing creative, pack design, project management and managing creative resource.

• Good planning (experience of working to CPA’s), team organisation & resourcing skill essentials

• Strong organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks and to prioritize successfully.

• Understanding of artwork/repro/print/production/finishing digital processes where necessary

• Proof reading and strong attention to detail

• Ability to react positively to rapidly evolving brand requirements.

• Enthusiastic and dynamic yet collaborative team player with a high degree of integrity and personal responsibility.

• Comfortable working within a global company, liaising across different time zones when required.

• Ability to influence and negotiate across all levels internally and externally.

• Personal drive, tenacity and energy

• Proven experience of and ability to perform as part of a small entrepreneurial team

• Strong communication skills

• A broad Marketing background would be beneficial but is not essential. Nova Search is handling this vacancy as an employment agency.

All applications/agency approaches will go to Nova Search.

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