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We are an award winning and growing digital marketing agency based in Ashford, Kent, and offices in London (Shoreditch).

We are looking for an experienced Digital Project Manager to lead and inspire a dedicated team working on web design and build projects. You will be working closely with your own Account Manager and developers (some of which are based in the Ukraine) driving the delivery of large scale projects.

our culture

We have created an inspirational environment for our staff, the Ashford (Head) office is open plan and the atmosphere is collaborative, supportive and we have some seriously brilliant techies on the teams.

The team in London operate from Forge & Co, Shoreditch in a dedicated office which is fully serviced. We have growth planned and there are excellent opportunities to develop your career with us.

It’s a bit loud, pretty relaxed, and collaborative and we are constantly trying new technology and integrating the really good stuff.

We start our day with a “stand-up” as a whole team – sharing successes and offering each other solutions for the day ahead.

We have strong relationships with our clients and we have regular trips out for pizza, beers in the office on a Friday before logging off and social events (if that’s your thing). Most importantly we invest in our teams skill sets with supported training and certification and we have a commitment to promoting from within and developing you for your future.

Our culture is really important to us and we want the best cultural fit and the best talent to join us. Our teams are positive, enthusiastic, passionate about technology and really comfortable with the internal and external collaboration that is core to our business. A desire to constantly expand your skill set should be equally important to you.

key responsibilities

  • Owning a predefined client base and being responsible for that client base’s individual and collective projects with Sagittarius Marketing and the profitability of those projects through the operation of clear and concise project management practices
  • You will successfully manage a large number of projects, of varying size and complexity, at once.
  • Demonstrating time management skills and strong decision making skills in order to manage projects with changing priorities.
  • Influencing and motivating – you will be required to manage relationships with colleagues, suppliers and key stake holders in order to co-ordinate projects through to completion.
  • Budgeting - you will have the ability to set and plan budgets and manage projects in line with departmental objectives.
  • Consistently ensuring the customer service levels are high and that Sagittarius Marketing is a valued partner to its clients
  • To provide a weekly report for the Head of Delivery and Global Head of Operations which clearly highlights current projects, revenue/project pipeline, status (R.A.G) and next steps
  • To work with your fellow Project Managers to ensure that cross selling and up-selling opportunities are maximised across the Pods.
  • We would expect all of our team members to adhere to and promote our company core values. To take responsibility for the quality and presentation of your own work and environment. To be always looking for new avenues and opportunities for Sagittarius and to accurately record all worked hours against the appropriate client and to report any work requests to the appropriate lead.
  • We also expect all team members to promote equality of opportunity, be committed and professional at all times, to comply with the company’s health and safety policy. To be open and interested in new technology and methods of delivering the company’s products and services, and to continually develop personal technical skills and to challenge and stretch boundaries.

personal skills

  • Good organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • A team player
  • Committed to maintaining high standards of accuracy and presentation
  • Ability to work on own initiative

technical skills

  • An understanding of general architectural landscapes
  • An understanding of Agile methodology
  • A technical understanding of modern Web languages (CSS HTML and JavaScript) and CMS’s  – being able to guide developers technically and communicate with technically “savy” clients in commercially acceptable terms
  • To have an understanding of development projects within a .Net framework and how to leverage this technology to deliver exception web sites within budget and deadlines.
  • Strong excel spread sheet ability and comfortable with project management tools and testing tools.

specific job skills & knowledge

  • Experienced in working on large value portfolio and website projects
  • To have the ability to forward plan and evaluate the impact of integration across businesses and platforms
  • An understanding of the cost and consequence of implementation from both a technology and architectural perspective
  • Experience of managing and mentoring entry level , mid-level and senior developers, including 1st line HR support for the team
  • Ability to document work and projects and report to the leadership and management team,

qualifications & training

Degree in business administration or computer science or equivalent vocational experience.

whats in it for you?

We believe in having a good work life balance – and we are committed to your professional growth and development as well as ours, we have a dedicated training budget, annual salary reviews and an established appraisal system.

The company is growing and we always look internally for our leaders and future leaders.

We are looking for someone to start immediately – but three months’ notice would be fine, after an initial telephone conversation with the Head of Talent there will be a face to face HR interview and written technical assessment in London and a final meeting in Ashford, Kent where you can meet the team – talk to one or more of the techies and meet the owners of the organisation.

Please send your CV to hr@sagittarius-marketing.com, with your salary expectations and tell us which location you would prefer London or Ashford.  We will respond to every applicant however we are not currently in a position to sponsor visas.

location

Shoreditch, London. 

salary

£35,000 dependent on experience

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info for recruitment agencies

We currently do not work with recruitment agencies for our vacancies and source our candidates directly. We would prefer not to receive unsolicited emails , CV’s, mail shots or phone call please.

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