Project Manager


Killer Creative is one of the UK’s leading creative and strategic fundraising agencies, specialising in the third sector. We’re a creative, marketing & innovation agency. We invent, create and take to market successful mass fundraising products for the UK’s most ambitious charities, working with partners such as; WaterAid, British Red Cross, NHS Charities Together, NSPCC, The Trussell Trust, Age UK, British Heart Foundation, Samaritans and Blood Cancer UK to name a few. We’ve raised over £75 million for good causes.


We’re looking for a super dynamic Project Manager to join our Killer team! Your responsibilities will include management of a wide range of online and offline marketing projects and campaigns, and assisting with the day-to-day running of projects. This is a client-facing role so it’s key that you have a strong track record of building and maintaining good relationships and a focus on delivering great service.

The successful candidate will have agency experience, be flexible, proactive, highly organised, confident at managing projects and able to liaise with clients independently. You’ll be expected to understand clients’ objectives in order to write creative briefs and manage the process through to the finished product.


  • Reports to: Account Director
  • Team: Account Management & Sales
  • Salary: Depending on experience
  • Hours: Part time or full time, options to be discussed. Full time is 39 hours per week, Monday-Friday, flexible start and finish times, 3 days office-based from Tuesday-Thursday
  • Location: North Laine Brighton
  • Contract: Permanent or fixed-term – options to be discussed



1) Interpersonal / Leadership skills

  • Responsible for acting as a link between the company and the client, for the coordination of the campaign
  • Delivers projects on time, to the scope and within budget
  • Communicate clearly to all involved, both internally and externally
  • Manages and solves client issues, whilst raising issues to Account Director
  • Demonstrates transparency in all communications with line manager and colleagues
  • Solves client issues and independently moderates conflicts with significant complexity and political sensitivity
  • Demonstrates excellent ‘people skills’ with the ability to work productively and professionally with a range of colleagues and clients

2) Client relations / communication

  • Meeting and liaising with clients to discuss and identify their advertising requirements
  • Works with Killer Creative colleagues to devise and deliver marketing and advertising campaigns that meet the client’s brief and budget
  • Prepares creative and media briefs and feeds into the studio team
  • Liaises with, and acts as the link between, the client and the company by maintaining regular contact and pro-active communication
  • Handles new business enquiries, seeking support from the Business Development Manager
  • Ensures communication flows effectively both internally and externally
  • Writes client reports and media results summaries
  • Evaluates and monitor the effectiveness of campaigns in liaison with media partner
  • Seeks opportunities to showcase Killer Creative’s work among current and prospective clients

3) Strategic and tactical planning

  • Responsible for managing resources on own accounts, liaising with your Account Director and identifying where there is a need for additional freelance support as required
  • Prepares and manages project timeline and ensures deadlines are met
  • Plans and manages photo shoots, film and radio production
  • Responsible for the day to day communications regarding the progress of accounts
  • Contributes to finding solutions to problems and thinks creatively about how to tackle projects
  • Confidently makes decisions, taking accountability for decision making and ownership of work tasks

4) Financial acumen

  • Demonstrates good business sense and the ability to work within budgets
  • Prepares quotations and sources estimates for outsourced services with support from Business Development Manager (or Account Director)
  • Manages external resources and tracks costs e.g. media planners and strategists
  • Closely monitors timesheets to ensure account profitability
  • Keeps an accurate record of own time spent on client work via timesheets
  • Shows accuracy and attention to detail
  • Produces and submits invoices to clients in a timely manner
  • Demonstrates project management skills and awareness of efficient use of studio resources and time

5) Brand market/company knowledge

  • Comprehensive understanding of clients’ business and actively seeks opportunities for further account development
  • Good understanding of emerging technologies and trends to integrate into client and internal conversations
  • Demonstrates thorough understanding of key industry trends

6) Creative contribution/advertising savvy

  • Assists the Creative team to deliver creative and assets on brief
  • Evaluates creative work and provide constructive comments
  • Sells the creative product to the client
  • Remains abreast of marketing/advertising and brand-specific trends in order to offer added value to the creative product

If you’re interested in finding out more or would like to apply, please contact us with your CV and cover letter by Wednesday 26 April on

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