Touchcast Wellington is looking for a star Project Manager to manage, supervise and lead identified client projects, working closely with the Operations Manager, Internal Design, Development and Account Service teams. Where possible you may also contribute to overall operational direction to deliver successful business outcomes for both the clients’ business and to the success of Touchcast. Wherever possible you'll also be driving project strategy on our largest clients; as well as managing and scoping multiple client projects from briefing, planning timelines to delivery and managing resources.
The main focus of this role is to manage the development and execution of projects including: Websites, apps and integrations with third party systems, Integrated campaigns across creative, event, experiential, web, social, mobile and ATL.
The Project Manager will also be responsible for:
• Traffic Management & Resource Allocation
• Supplier selection and management
• Oversee the production of key projects from end to end; including the preparation of reverse briefs, Statements of Work, production estimates; facilitating the scoping, design, development and delivery phases, alongside monitoring, reporting and billing.
• Budgetary Management: ability to manage scope creep both from a project delivery and budgetary management aspect.
• Contributing to the growth of Touchcast and implementation of processes.
• Providing project advice and guidance to the team as required on key projects.
Desired skills and experience
• Ability to deliver complex digital projects with values of $500,000 plus
• Extremely organised and structured, yet flexible to cater to frequently changing requirements, deliverables and deadlines.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Excellent understanding of digital principles and requirements and their relation to user experience.
• Ability to engage, inspire and influence people
• Ability to develop clear, actionable steps in times of ambiguity
• Calm and collected under pressure
• Able to earn the trust of key clients through transparency, dependability, knowledge and managing their expectations effectively through each project.
• Always being mindful of clients’ needs, their objectives and how our business can best serve them. Always add value and insight to project management through application of strategic thinking.
How would we describe ourselves?
Touchcast is a digital communications agency that creates influential human experiences. Our teams use insights to define and create digital experiences around the globe. From digital strategy, ecommerce, service design, to content and experiential solutions; we work across financial, telecommunications, FMCG, power, tourism, education, government and film sectors both in New Zealand and offshore. In 2014 we were named 6th fastest growing company in the Deloitte Fast 50 index, and the fastest growing agency in New Zealand.
Our Services include: Insight & Strategy, Planning & Consulting, Experience Design, Innovation & Engineering, Content & Creative, Digital Experience Optimisation.
We’re a family of specialists from a diverse mix of cultures, backgrounds and ages. The one thing we share in common is a passion to create create exceptional human experiences that influence perception, behaviour, service, sales and loyalty.
We’re part of Clemenger Group – New Zealand's largest and most successful group of advertising creative communication companies. 26% of the shares are owned by staff and we are 100% locally managed. We are also in the BBDO network which is the world’s most effective creative network (290 offices - 90 countries - 17,000+ staff). This means
If this sounds like you, and you want to work in a supportive harmonious environment then please submit your application online.
And remember to follow us here:
Please note: all applicants must have valid rights to work in New Zealand.
“Like any advertising agency we are constantly reviewing and adjusting our business in line with client requirements. It is not our policy to comment more specifically about employment matters out of respect for those directly involved.” Now watch me down ...
"out of respect for those directly involved".. whilst several staff are in the the South of France..
Not surprising that this is getting a lot of comment given FCB (in my memory) have been fortunate not to have made decisions like this involving so many people before. Let's not forget other agencies make these calls far more ...
As well as the Paper Plus and Volkswagen losses, Noel Leeming have taken work in-house, Mitre 10 have taken work in-house (ironic that they even have both given the two owners compete head-on), and ANZ have moved a chunk of ...
No comment from the FCB CEO about flying to Cannes the day after laying 27 people off from their jobs?
Big chunk of ANZ went to JustOne too.. when senior staff leave, clients usually follow..
Honouring the ads—and the agencies responsible for them—that make the biggest impact on consumers and get more bang for the client’s buck.
Use the Tangible Media network of magazines, blogs, newsletters, video and content creation services to reach the new New Zealand.
Interested in becoming a sponsor?
Contact Vernene Medcalf
Who's it for: TAB by Y&R
Why we like it: New Zealand might not be in the FIFA World Cup, but that doesn't mean the country can't get involved in the action. While Mexican fans caused an earthquake when their team won against Germany, closer to home, Kiwis risk smashed breakfast dishes if they wake up to a successful bet if this TAB spot is anything to go on. Brace yourselves flatmates, friends and family members of soccer fans, the table diving, hallway sliding and bedroom dancing could strike at your place.
Who's it for: Beehive by Contagion
Why we like it: "Smell the roses" they say, but what about bacon? Beehive's getting creative with the familiar scent of bacon while pointing out the truths behind some of life's absurdities. We enjoy the fun of the campaign that's sure to hit home to all, with jokes about parenthood, young love and online scams among others. The campaign's also well set up to respond to topical issues and has already joked about the meeting of US president Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un with the line "We couldn't feel safer".
Who's it for: Electric Kiwi by Brand World
Why we like it: Given electricity's intangible nature, advertising has long turned to promoting the benefits of it and Electric Kiwi is calling out the trend. It's playing with the idea of farming power by bottling up fresh electrons because "only the freshest will do" and the result is a delightful exchange between a grandfather and his granddaughter, who is sceptical of the farmed electrons.
Who's it for: Air New Zealand by True
Why we like it: Despite their wings, takahē are a flightless bird so Air New Zealand is giving them a helping hand by offering up its wings. The airline is promoting its partnership with the Department of Conservation by sharing the journey of 18 takahē that have been released into the wild. The precious passengers are the first of their kind to be released onto mainland New Zealand and to show their importance, each was strapped into its own seat on the flight.
StopPress provides essential industry news and intelligence, updated daily. And the digital newsletter delivers the latest news to your inbox twice a week — for free!