Overview

INTRODUCTION

At Burberry, we believe creativity opens spaces. Our purpose is to unlock the power of imagination to push boundaries and open new possibilities for our people, our customers and our communities. This is the core belief that has guided Burberry since it was founded in 1856 and is central to how we operate as a company today.  

We aim to provide an environment for creative minds from different backgrounds to thrive, bringing a wide range of skills and experiences to everything we do. As a purposeful, values-driven brand, we are committed to being a force for good in the world as well, creating the next generation of sustainable luxury for customers, driving industry change and championing our communities.

JOB PURPOSE

The purpose of the Project Manager is to drive projects forwards across marketing and creative teams, ensuring that all  aspects of a project are moving ahead at pace, with teams adhering to the process.

This role will ensure the best possible outcome for projects both strategically and creatively, by ensuring each phase is handled to best affect, with timings and milestones suitably protected at each stage of the process. Stakeholder management is a key part of this role – both in bringing together decision making for leadership, as well as raising risks and addressing blockers effectively.

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • You will own the holistic delivery of global marketing projects from collaborating closely with the strategy team
  • You will be responsible for capturing the deliverables and budget across all areas of your project, in order to understand and bring together teams and decision making according to the project scope. 
  • With your role spanning department wide, you will have the ability to apply your skills across disciplines, while operating at a level that promotes the accountability on others to progress work autonomously
  • You will establish, communicate and drive project milestones ensuring that all teams are clear on what is expected of them, when – and progressing as required.
  • You will book the creative resource required to deliver the core creative concept for projects across Content, Experience Design, Graphic Design and Music.
  • With the concept and marketing plan agreed – you will handover to specialist Producers and Post Producers in Content, Events and Print to deliver the creative;
  • You will understand the delivery dependencies across owned platforms, bought media, PR and social to ensure that all teams receive core creative that meets the brief and is delivered at the right time –
  • You will work to protect the creative teams time and keep individuals focused, as well as being able to confidently present creative thinking in wider business meetings.
  • You will drive decision making with teams and senior leadership, to move initiatives forwards in a productive way.

      PERSONAL PROFILE

       

      • Capable of driving end to end processes and timings across multiple teams, to ensure the best result for the brand. 
      • Excellent at interrogating strategic briefs, rationalising complex information, providing clarity on dependencies to teams
      • Clearly facilitating decision making across a broad range of senior stakeholders
      • Have the sensibilities of a creative producer and thus be a trusted partner to creative teams.
      • Proven experience in formal project management roles, ideally working within a similar industry, working closely with creative and marketing teams. Should have experience leading 360 projects end to end. 
      • Hold first class interpersonal skills – especially meeting management, facilitation, presentations and written communications. 
      • Accountable for delivery of projects on time and on budget by leveraging multiple skill sets, so must be able to understand the needs of each team, then balance these to ensure delivery is running effectively. 
      • Pro-active and capable of driving the project forwards in a positive way – with a hunger for inspiring change and operational improvement.
      • Ability to form trusted relationships with stakeholders

      FOOTER

      Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.

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      Posting Notes: United Kingdom || Not Applicable || London || MARKETING || CENTRAL – CONTENT || n/a ||

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