Digital Project Management jobs and careers
A career in digital project management involves creating project plans, agreeing to budgets and managing risks through the development lifecycle of projects, ensuring the work is of exceptional quality. Your responsibilities can include project planning, quality management, resourcing project risk and assumption management.
Why consider a career as a digital project manager?
If you’re determined to lead a streamlined process of managing online projects through from concept to finish, a digital project manager is a vibrant leadership role that holds all projects and developments together. You’ll make sure the right tasks are prioritised and you'll help the internal teams structure their commitments.
What a career or job in digital project management may entail…
Often reporting to a Digital Director or Project Director, you'll be responsible for scoping, production of project documentation, such as statements of work, project plans, and estimates & quotations, and you’ll be working with a variety of individuals internally, from Designers to Front End Developers, ultimately the work can be extremely varied.
As a Digital Project Director, you'll take charge of project delivery for a group of high profile clients, delivering complex and innovative solutions spanning large scale website design and build or CMS development projects. Naturally, you'll have a background in managing big budgets whether that's coming from a range of clients from an agency background or working in-house. You'll be used to taking complete ownership of project delivery and playing a key part in the leadership team of an agency, leading a team and managing the overall strategy for clients ensuring all projects are on time and budget.
Typical role titles include
Digital Project Manager
Junior Project Manager
Junior Digital Project Manager
Career progression example
Digital Project Director
Head of Digital Projects
Senior Project Manager
At an entry level, junior/graduate Digital Project Managers on average will be earning between £18k-£25k. At mid-level you’d be looking to earn £25k-£35k and seniors would be looking to earn £40k+.
Is it right for me? The skills it takes...
As a digital project manager, you should have impeccable organisation and time management skills, strong communication and team management abilities.
What qualifications does it take?
To work in digital project management, you will usually need a degree in a technical subject, however, experience through internships etc can set up for success.
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— Digital AgencyLocation:Oxfordshire /RemoteSalary:up to £35kOpportunity to work as Digital Project Manager for a leading Creative Agency. Get stuck into a variety of high profile clients and creative projects ranging in size and budget. Commutable from Swindon, Oxford, Newbury, Stroud, Cirencester. Now this is an exciting one! I have an urgent requirement for a long-standing client of ours to help find an impressive Digital Project Manager to join a well-respected, established creative digital agency. This presents an opportunity to work with a list of high-profile clients, as part of a hugely talented team. What you’ll be doing This company truly knows how to create outstanding content and market it in the right way so as Digital Project Manager your priority is to guide the design and delivery of multiple exciting projects that counts film, animation, learning, digital and design at its core. Strong experience of design and build projects are a necessity as you will act as the lynchpin between very talented creative teams and a broad range of clients to ensure that projects are delivered successfully. Your Project Management skills will encompass managing budgets and schedules, creating project plans and identifying risk, whilst managing a small yet high functioning team to guarantee steady progress through large, complex projects. You will work closely with other Project Managers, senior management and the account management team to nurture and drive client relationships, providing constant support and advice to the client, identifying surplus work opportunities wherever possible. What experience you'll need You could be working as a Digital Project Manager or Digital Producer at the moment. Ideally, your experience will be gained from a creative, marketing or digital agency. Demonstrable experience of managing design and build projects such as web apps, mobile apps, creative campaigns. An understanding of Digital inside out, act as Digital Lead when required. Comprehensive knowledge of a range of tools and platforms. Strong track record of efficiency and process. First-rate client management skills with the ability to manage expectations. Enthusiasm for project management methodology and the ability to manage multiple projects at one time. What you'll get in return for your talents In return you can expect a competitive salary, excellent training and development opportunities and a whole host of perks within a friendly, inclusive environment. What’s next? Get in touch with Fran today if you meet the criteria!
— 3-4 Month Contract (Agency Side)Location:Bristol/ RemoteType:Salary:Up to £280 per dayDigital Project Manager role for an independent Bristol agency. 3-4 month contract. Day rate £230 - £280. One of our creative agency clients are extremely busy and are in need of an experienced Digital Project Manager on a 3-4 month contract (high possibility of an extension). What you’ll be doing You’ll be working for one of their largest clients that are a global data and insight consultancy. There are 4 main projects which are website projects with strong creative that need to be delivered for February. Working closely with tech, UX and design teams you will manage the projects throughout the full lifecycle; from scoping, timing plans, budget management through to launch. It’s important that are strategic and bring strong experience managing user centred design projects. What experience you’ll need Digital Project Management experience built in an agency. Experience in managing web development projects and digital campaigns. Technical and creative experience, working in cross-functional teams. Commercial management, budgeting, timelines, large-scale phased web projects. Strong communication skills as this role is client facing. Immediately available and available for the duration of the contract. What you’ll get in return for your talents A day rate of £230 - £280 is on offer. What’s next? If you’re an agency experienced Digital Project Manager that is immediately available and looking for a new contract click apply or send your CV through to firstname.lastname@example.org
— 3-4 Month Contract (Digital Agency)Location:RemoteType:Salary:Up to £280 per dayOpportunity to work as Digital Project Manager for a leading Creative Agency. 3-4 month contract with possible extension. Work for an automotive client on a mix of design and build and campaign based digital projects. I have an urgent requirement for a long-standing client of ours to help find an impressive Digital Project Manager to join a well-respected, established creative digital agency on a contract basis running for 3-4 months. What you’ll be doing As Digital Project Manager your priority is to guide the design and delivery of multiple exciting projects that counts film, animation, learning, digital and design at its core. Strong experience of design and build projects are a necessity as you will act as the lynchpin between very talented creative teams and a broad range of clients to ensure that projects are delivered successfully. Your Project Management skills will encompass managing budgets and schedules, creating project plans and identifying risk, whilst managing a small yet high functioning team to guarantee steady progress through large, complex projects. What experience you'll need You could be working as a Digital Project Manager or Digital Producer at the moment. Ideally, your experience will be gained from a creative, marketing or digital agency. Immediately available and able to commit to the full duration of the contract. Demonstrable experience of managing design and build projects such as web apps, mobile apps, creative campaigns. First-rate client management skills with the ability to manage expectations. What you'll get in return for your talents A day rate in the region of £200 - £250 is on offer (potentially more for the perfect candidate). What’s next? If you’re an agency experienced Digital Project Manager on the lookout for your next contract send your CV to email@example.com or click apply.
— Chance to work with a well known brand!Location:BristolSalary:£27K - £34KCentral location in Bristol Iconic brand to work with. Competitive salary of £27-£34k If you’re an experienced Senior Account Manager in Bristol with a solid agency background and heaps of eCRM and digital CRM knowledge, then this leading creative, direct marketing agency may be just the place for you. What you’ll be doing Joining this well-established team, you’ll hit the ground running nurturing client relationships and managing large scale eCRM / email marketing and creative design campaigns from ideas and briefing to delivery and post campaign analysis. Working with big a big name consumer brand, alongside internal creative and technical teams, you’ll ensure campaigns are delivered on time and on budget. You’ll no doubt bring value to this process from day one, building on your refined relationship management talents and taking pride in delivering an exceptional level of service. What experience you’ll need You’ll be an experienced account handler having grown through the ranks within marketing / direct marketing / CRM agencies. You will be an accomplished Senior Account Manager, searching for an agency where you’ll be able to progress long term. Strong knowledge of email marketing and how email contributes to the wider CRM mix would be great to see. Client liaison will be second nature to you; you’ll be confident digesting briefs, presenting work across creative and data. Contribute towards new business by highlighting and putting into place plans to activate opportunities with both existing and new clients. It goes without saying that you'll have excellent organisational skills when it comes to maintaining and managing paperwork for the account (cost estimates, project plans etc.). What you can expect in return for your talents In return you can expect a salary in line with your experience, £27-£34k. You’ll join a talented and ambitious team and will no doubt make a real impact to the continued success and growth of this well-known brand. What’s next? Please get in touch with Theo at ADLIB to discuss further.
— Agile, digital transformationLocation:LondonSalary:Up to £50,000Super exciting digital, green-field web re-platforming Well established Property company Offices in The City (remote for now) Our client is looking for an Agile Project Manager, who thrives off working on exciting software/ digital transformation projects. You will be a key part of this project, joining right at the start of the gathering requirements stage, working closely with the Business Analysts and Technical Delivery Manager. What you'll need: Experience successfully delivering complex software projects using Agile methodologies Strong understanding of the software development lifecycle and current web technologies Excellent stakeholder management skills, strong presentation and writing skills to communicate effectively with stakeholders and the delivery team Able to assess commercial impact of project decisions Experience with documentation and workflow tools (e.g. Jira and Confluence) Proactive, resilient and able to deal well with competing priorities Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work with diverse personality types A ruthlessly efficient, natural forward planner who is also able to think creatively and adapt to work around project challenges Reliable, tolerant, and determined Empathic communicator, able to see things from the other person's point of view Keen for new experience, responsibility and accountability. An outgoing upbeat team-player who is able to get the best from people and brings enthusiasm and positivity into a group What you'll be doing: As the project manager you will be a central cog in delivering the programme of work. You will work closely with business stakeholders, product owners, business analysts, and the development team to ensure requirements are clear, there is a common understanding of scope and deliverables, and high-quality work is delivered on time. You will coordinate the delivery team, creating robust, fully costed plans with a clear view of dependencies, risks, and issues. You will facilitate meetings, track and report progress against agreed milestones and manage expectations of stakeholders. What you will get in return: A very competitive salary Associate Director level benefits, including discretionary bonus, company pension plan, health care etc
— AgencyLocation:BristolSalary:CompetitiveBrand new Business Analysis role within a well-established Digital Agency. Clear path to progression within a growing and successful company. Very Competitive Salary. We are working with a forward thinking, fast paced, and fun agency in the heart of Bristol who seek an experienced Business Analyst to join the team due to continued client growth and company performance. What you’ll be doing As part of an agency that specialises in the design and build of websites, you will enjoy working on a variety of projects differing in size, complexity and budget with a number of high-profile clients in a range of industries from non for profits through to FMCG. You will utilise strong traditional Business Analysis skills to bridge the gap between technical and non-technical colleagues and stakeholders by assessing processes, requirements gathering and delivering data driven recommendations and reports. You will be working closely with two other seasoned Business Analysts who have backgrounds as solution specialists around websites, e commerce and development. This represents an opportunity to work collaboratively to build your knowledge greatly, whilst also supporting with core business analysis tasks and taking the lead with various projects and clients. Previous experience in areas such as e commerce, ERP, warehouse management and UX would be beneficial but by no means essential. Overall, you will be part of a well-respected agency with a clear path to progression who understand that their people are the life and soul of their success. What experience you’ll need You will have previous experience as a Business Analyst who has worked on website development or technical projects. Budgeting, forecasting, planning and monitoring. Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously. Superb stakeholder management and communication Skills. An analytical and methodical approach. A continuous improvement mentality. Technical understanding of e commerce, ERP, warehouse management. Comfortable in an agile and fast paced environment. An eagerness to learn and progress. Passionate about the world of digital, with an understanding of the full lifecycle. What you’ll get in return for your talents The opportunity to join a successful agency that strives to develop their people. You will be surrounded by likeminded, experienced, and happy colleagues who believe in having fun whilst delivering results. You’ll earn a competitive salary, with regular reviews and promotion opportunities. What’s Next? Apply via this advertisement or contact Aaron Drury at ADLIB Recruitment for more information.
— Fantastic opportunity to join a growing agencyLocation:BristolSalary:£25K - £30K- Marketing Account Manager - Integrated Marketing Campaigns - Bristol Based One of the South West’s most up and coming marketing agencies are on the hunt for a talented Account Manager who’ll play a key role in the delivery of stunning integrated marketing solutions across an impressive client base. What you’ll be doing Most of your time will be spent working with a the agencies large portfolio of blue chip brands. We’re talking impressive brand led, high profile projects that will stimulate and push you to drive success. Alongside this you’ll also play a key role in the development of further accounts, again many of which are high profile brands. What experience you’ll need We’re looking for an experienced and driven agency experienced Marketing Account Manager with the ability to demonstrate impressive client handling and a proven track record delivering brilliant integrated projects (inclusive of digital marketing) - this will have to be clearly shown when looking at your CV. It goes without saying that you’ll be self-motivated as well as pro-active with the ambition to grow the role, opportunity to progress quickly is on offer here. You’ll also be a confident team player with excellent organisational skills with sound attention to detail. What you’ll get in return for your talents In return you’ll be offered a salary of £25k - £30k dependent on experience. You’ll also receive an attractive benefits package including pension with good training, flexibility and progression opportunities. What’s next? If you meet the above criteria then don’t hesitate to get in touch with Theo @ ADLIB today.
— Fantastic opportunity to join a renowned B2B agencyLocation:TrowbridgeSalary:£25K - £30K- B2B Marketing Account Manager - Content marketing, Social Media, Digital Advertising and Lead Generation - Working in the Tech, IT and Telecoms Sector Who you’ll be working for In line with consistent new business wins, this leading b2b Marketing agency in Somerset are looking for another Account Manager to strengthen their team. What you’ll be doing You’ll be joining their B2B team nurturing strong relationships with both SME's and global brands from day one, leading the ongoing development strategy of your accounts. Overseeing your account team you’ll ensure the delivery of marketing projects against time, brief and budget, and an exceptional level of service is delivered; exceeding client expectations is the goal here. With your head for the commercials you’ll effectively maintain margin and revenue streams and proactively spot and act on opportunities for account growth. What experience you’ll need To be considered for the position you'll ideally have solid marketing agency experience at Account Manager level working with B2B brands ideally in the tech, Telecoms or IT sector. If you’re a Senior Account Executive, with good B2B marketing agency credentials then we’d welcome hearing from you too, there might be some flexibility here for the perfect person. This person could come also from client side, as long as they have strong b2b marketing skills. Important: - Experience of planning and selling b2b marketing strategies is essential, and you’ll have experience helping deliver on these. Typical deliverables will include Content marketing, social media, digital advertising, lead generation campaigns. - Polished communication and presentation skills are a must, both oral and written. Proven experience of new business success would be advantageous. - Due to their location a car will be needed to travel there. What you’ll get in return for your talents In return you can expect a competitive salary c. £30k, a great benefits package, flexibility to work from home for a couple of days a week (when things go back to normal!) and a lovely working environment in a beautiful location in the countryside. What’s next? If you think you've got the skills that they are looking for please contact Theo at ADLIB on 01179 269 530 or with your CV today. Interviews will be held fully remotely.
— Film & Video Production (remote)Location:RemoteSalary:Up to £30kLovely Producer opportunity with a fast-growing film and video company. Enjoy working across a huge variety of clients and projects. Creative and enjoyable working environment. Opportunities to join this creatively led film and video production company don't come along every day so if you're a passionate Producer looking for your next career move this could be just the position you've been looking for. What you'll be doing Working alongside a busy team of filmmakers, camera operatives, editors and researchers you'll play a vital role as the link between the client, the project plan and the internal team. Youll be the person that ensures that everything runs to clockwork, project plans are formulated and effective, resources are impeccably planned, with the team knowing exactly what they'll be doing, why they'll be doing it and when. You'll deliver the goods each and every time. Youll also enjoy liaising with the client to ensure that the communication flow is effective, whilst helping create ideas, conceptualising concepts and presenting these ideas and solutions confidently. What experience you'll need Youll have experience in Project Management as a Project Manager, Account Manager or Producer, ideally gained experience within a film production environment. Youll be experienced in concept creation, producing design proposals and storyboards. Enjoy taking projects from inception to completion. Comfortable working with sizeable workload, juggling multiple tasks and projects at any one time. Calm under pressure with strong communication skills as this role is client facing. What you'll get in return for your talents A salary of up to £30k is on offer (potenitally more for the perfect candidate) and the opportunity to work fully remote. What's next? Please apply with an up to date CV for immediate consideration.
— Software Start-UpLocation:BristolSalary:CompetitiveBrand new opportunity for a Scrum Master to join a Software start up. Play a key role in exciting, continued growth as part of the Engineering team. Progressive, Collaborative and Flexible working environment. This is a superb opportunity for an experienced Scrum Master to join an exciting business based in central Bristol that transforms networks into interactive programmable platforms for better control, efficiency and performance of infrastructure. What you’ll be doing As Scrum Master you will be part of the Engineering team and report into the Engineering Director, however you will also play a key role in the structure and delivery of the business and have real influence in the future of this innovative technology based company. You will utilise your vast experience of software development and/or testing and have a firm grasp of the technical challenges the team will face. You’ll enjoy designing and leading the execution of Agile team processes and the alignment of the team’s efforts with product and project roadmaps. Superb communication and stakeholder management is key with the engineering team and the wider business to ensure all parties share the same understanding and operate in alignment. To ensure this is the case, you will be the lynchpin between Product Managers and Subject Matter Experts (SME’s) to fashion requirements, form backlogs and understand the implications of the requirements, permitting you to manage expectations accordingly. You will enjoy being part of a business with patented software and a real USP that are continuing to grow at an impressive rate. This is an opportunity to part of something special that offers ownership, a clear path to progression and a fantastic culture with experienced, friendly colleagues. What experience you’ll need Clear experience as a Scrum Master, either certified or working in scrum/Kanban teams. Experience in software development or testing, from any industry. Ability to work with autonomy, in a start-up culture. Technical qualification such as a degree in computer science or electric engineering. Understanding of Atlassian tool suite, Open Source software tools. Technical Experience Software Development using Java GUI Development in Vue.js, React.js or Angular.js Software Quality Assurance Ambitious and dynamic, keen to learn, develop and progress. Any experience around networking would be advantageous. What you’ll get in return for your talents A competitive salary with flexible work options in addition to a chance to work in a progressive, successful, and growing tech start up with sound financial resource that invests not only heavily in their product, but also their people. What’s next? If this role sounds like a good fit, apply via this advert or contact Aaron at ADLIB recruitment on 07528 632 647 for more information.
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Evolution Power Tools
Tracking down top talent outside the beaten track
- Evolution Power Tools are a fast growing International business expanding their market presence at pace.
- In need of a Paid Search Specialist ADLIB were approached to support in tracking down a marketing specialist that was proving an elusive skill set to find.
- The business location and specialism of paid search meant that there was a small candidate pool within which to source candidates.
- Through an integrated talent attraction campaign, headhunting and tapping into our existing networks we successful sourced and matched them with exactly what they were seeking within 4 weeks.
“ADLIB used their digital marketing expertise and network to source an amazing candidate quickly. This was such a smooth process down to ADLIB's knowledge and proactive nature.”
Oliver Woodland, HR Adviser at Evolution Power Tools Limited
Tracking down a perfect skill and cultural fit
- Outlaw are a new, progressive agency, specializing in branding and packing, in the heart of Bristol.
- They approached us to help them find a Senior Account Manager to come in and help establish their client services offering.
- The specialism of the agency as well as the fact that they were newly established and fast growing meant it was really important to find the right candidate for the role- not only based on experience but also culture.
- Tapping into our extensive network of agency professionals, we were able to find Outlaw’s perfect SAM. She perfectly met their requirements and is set to achieve amazing things there.
"ADLIB took the time to really get to know Outlaw, coming to meet us and getting under the skin of what we’re about. This meant we were able to meet great candidates and make a fantastic hire really swiftly."
Elissa O’Brien, Strategy Director at Outlaw.