Overview

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 be 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 role of the team Project Manager, Social is to work closely with marketing, creative and the wider business teams to deliver core marketing brand moments specifically through social platforms. Partnering with all project collaborators to ensure that all briefed projects are delivered as planned. This role is directly accountable for the end-to-end management of social projects across planning, strategy, creative development, delivery and execution – the success of which is driven by successful collaboration with teams, closely partnering with marketing, production and creative specialists to deliver exceptional and innovative business initiatives.

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. 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Confidently collaborating closely with key stakeholders in the department and the wider project management team to drive projects in a positive way, ensuring constant communication and alignment between teams. 
  • Provide necessary leadership, planning and communication on projects, while seeking the best possible strategic and creative outcome. 
  • Supporting the social team in delivering both the creative and strategic elements for each channel, ensuring both work in tandem. 
  • Taking ownership of social processes, ensuring smooth operations and clear ways of working are defined with the team and regularly assessed.  
  • Managing risks, issues and escalating as required, providing appropriate options to self-solve situations. 
  • Planning and organising internal review sessions, outlining clear agendas and next steps to protect project timings. 
  • Status tracking multiple projects to keep on brief, on time and to the agreed budget, using project management methodologies appropriate to successful completion.
  • Authoring and tracking daily task lists throughout the social project life cycle from initial scoping and concepting, through to production and delivery.
  • Partnering with creative resource to manage the creative team in terms of project allocation and prioritisation, to ensure the smooth running of initiatives.

 

 CORE ACCOUNTABILITIES/MEASURES OF SUCCESS
 

  • Successfully deliver organic and paid social content.
  • Effective communication.
  • Stakeholders feeling 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.
  • Clear processes defined and followed throughout each initiative. 
  • Productive cross functional collaboration.
  • Ensuring good use of project management tool Asana, with your projects kept up to date.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE REQUIRED 

 

  • Hold first class interpersonal skills, especially meeting management, facilitation, presentation and written communications. 
  • Proven experience in formal project management roles, ideally working within a similar industry, working closely with creative and marketing teams. 
  • An understanding of global social platforms, to proactively drive these forward for the business.
  • Ability to form relationships with stakeholders to ensure their requirements are captured and met throughout the course of projects. 
  • Excellent organisation, planning and time management skills. 
  • An agile approach, being confident in managing multiple work streams. 
  • 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. 
  • Accountable for delivery of projects on time and on brief by leveraging multiple skill sets, so must be able to understand the needs of the team and balance these to ensure delivery is running effectively.
  • 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.
     

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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