Production & Artwork Project Manager

Amersham, Bucks
£28,000-£30,000 p.a.
05 Dec 2016
02 Jan 2017
Industry Sector
Contract Type
Work Experience Level
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


• 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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