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Senior Project Manager, Social

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Burberry

26d ago

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  • Job
    Full-time
    Senior Level
  • Marketing
    Business, Operations & Strategy
  • London

Requirements

  • Solid knowledge of global social platforms, to proactively drive these forward for the business.
  • Organise and report on complex information, providing clarity on dependencies to teams, as well as facilitating decision making across a broad range of senior stakeholders.
  • Be an integral part of all stages of highly visible global campaigns, be capable of driving overarching processes and timings across departments, to ensure the best result for the brand.
  • 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 department wide initiatives 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.

Responsibilities

  • You will own the holistic delivery of key business marketing initiatives – from strategic planning to product launch, guiding and facilitating all steps of the process in an inspiring and collaborative way, ensuring teams are progressing as needed in each area.
  • You will be responsible for capturing the strategic ambition, deliverables and budget across all areas of your project – in order to understand and bring teams together 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 of others to progress work autonomously, allowing you to maintain full sight of the of work going on across the breadth of initiatives.
  • You will establish, communicate and drive project milestones – ensuring that all teams are clear on what is expected of them when in good time and progressing as required.
  • You will coordinate multiple teams for successful delivery – from multiple departments to wider business teams as needed to define what’s truly required to deliver the projects in a lean way, creating core working teams to successfully deliver initiatives.
  • You will understand the delivery dependencies across all department areas to ensure that all teams receive what’s needed to meet briefs and is delivered at the right time – for wider marketing teams to execute across our global channels.
  • You will work to protect the core working groups time – 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. You will confidently identify and address issues and risks, with the ability to find solutions to challenging situations, escalating as required to the Head of Project Management.
  • Successfully delivery of social content.
  • Clear processes defined and followed throughout each initiative.
  • Stakeholders feeling continually informed and led by you.
  • Teams will respect the direction you give and deliver upon your requests.
  • Timings protected at each stage of the project.
  • Productive cross functional collaboration.
  • Effective communication.
  • Ensuring good use of project processes, with your projects kept up to date.

FAQs

What are the main responsibilities of the Senior Project Manager, Social?

The main responsibilities of the Senior Project Manager, Social are to drive department teams, timeline, and delivery across allocated marketing initiatives within social, define project plans, connect with stakeholders to ensure project goals are met, closely follow initiative steps, manage risks, collaborate and communicate effectively, ensure project success, manage stakeholders, present solutions to project issues, and oversee the development and achievement of the Project Manager under their supervision.

What skills are required for the Senior Project Manager, Social role?

The Senior Project Manager, Social should have strong project management skills, excellent communication and collaboration abilities, stakeholder management experience, a strategic and creative mindset, the ability to manage risks effectively, and leadership skills to guide and support a team.

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Mission & Purpose

Born from innovation, Burberry is a global luxury brand with a rich British heritage. Founded in 1856, our brand is underpinned by our founder’s passion for the outdoors. Thomas Burberry invented the innovative rain-ready fabric gabardine to protect explorers from the elements. In doing so, he created the foundation for the iconic Burberry trench coat, which remains core to the business even today. Guided by our history of exploration and our shared belief that ‘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. As a values-driven brand, we are committed to creating the next generation of sustainable luxury and believe that diversity, equity and inclusion are essential to fulfilling our purpose. Fostering an inclusive culture where differences are valued and embraced enables us to be more creative, engaged and make a more meaningful contribution to the world around us.