Trainee Project Manager

Manchester, Greater Manchester
£22,500 basic with a realistic on-target earnings of £30,000
20 Nov 2018
20 Dec 2018
Job Function
Project Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

PHMG is the world’s leading provider of audio branding, working with more than 32,000 clients in 39 countries. Globally renowned brands such as Audi, Adidas and Coca-Cola trust us to make them sound as good as they look.

Our success is all down to the talented individuals in our Manchester and Chicago offices – and we’d like you to join them.

We require an Audio Branding Consultant to provide a personalised set-up service for our new clients in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland. You’ll liaise with key company contacts, internal and external service providers and work to tight deadlines to ensure the seamless implementation of a client’s new audio branding service.

With your excellent people and organisational skills, focused customer-care mentality and proactive approach to work, you’ll deliver the premium customer service that we’re renowned for. In return, you’ll receive full training, dedicated support and exciting opportunities for progression.

Responsible to: Head of Audio Branding

Salary: £22,500 basic with a realistic on-target earnings of £30,00

External relationships: SME and blue chip clients (up to director level), business partners and suppliers

Internal relationships: Audio Branding team, creative departments, Head of Client Services, the account management team and directors

Hours: 8.30am-5.30pm

Location: Old Trafford, Manchester


·Fully comprehensive academy style training on PHMG’s brand and structured role specific training

·Lucrative commission structure

·Smart pension scheme provided by Legal and General

·Referral scheme in which you can earn up to £500 for successful placements within the business

·Free PureGym membership after one year’s service

·Birthday gifts for all staff – half a day’s holiday, prosecco or beer and luxury chocolates

·Fresh fruit delivered twice a week to the office

·Free tea and coffee facilities

·On-site fully stocked bar and DJ decks

·Company sports clubs including football, cricket and netball

·Breakout areas including table tennis and pool tables, gaming consoles and arcade machines

·On-site beautician and barber

·£50 per month time-keeping bonus

·One extra day’s holiday accrued per year after two years’ service

·Active social scene with team nights out and regular charity events

·Two company-wide annual parties with guest speakers at luxury venues


·Effectively project managing our B2B client portfolio

·Building a thorough understanding of a new client’s business, to develop creative briefing content

·Working to a series of tight deadlines to develop brand congruent audio content; including all creative scripts, recorded productions and arranging all necessary engineering for new PHMG clients.

·Establishing effective relationships across multi-disciplinary teams located across the globe

·Delivering world-class customer service to all new clients

·Ensuring all project management updates are updated on our in-house CRM system proficiently - meeting and exceeding client expectations

Skills, knowledge and experience required:

·Experience in a results-driven customer services environment

·An understanding of branding and its commercial benefits to a B2B customer

·Proven success in project management and managing multiple priorities

·Strong business acumen; polished, and articulate, comfortable liaising with seniors

·Creative problem solver who can react professionally at all times and multi-task

·Experience taking client briefs and dealing with others to ensure briefs are met

·Communicate effectively and efficiently via phone, email and in-person meetings

·Competitive, able to work under pressure and meet and exceed set realistic targets

·Extremely proactive, with strong organisational skills

·Ambitious, reliable and focused

·Dedicated team player with drive and initiative

·Enthusiasm, motivation and a positive attitude

·Good knowledge of Microsoft and CRM applications

·First-class verbal and written communication skills, including excellent listening skills

·Degree Level (with relevant Degree in Marketing, Communications, Business Management