Project Manager / Account Manager, Retail Design Agency

Applications have closed
Salary: £35,000.00 - £45,000.00
Location : Work From Home / Field Based
Job Type : Permanent
Job Category : Retail Design, Retail Display, Retail Interiors

A Project Manager job / Account Manager job with an international retail design agency. Due to the agencies expansion, we’re recruiting a commercially savvy Account Manager / Project Manager to join their EMEA team. In this retail design agency job, as a client project manager / account manager you’ll be managing existing global brands, nurturing clients, developing strategic relationships that, as a result, drive sales. As a Client Project Manager you’ll be the pivotal link between the Client, Internal Project Manager and Design Team.

About the Retail Design Agency

This Retail Design Agency jobs with a global design and brand activation agency, specialising in the design and implementation of Travel Retail environments. The agency services an enviable portfolio of clients, notably in the Luxury Brand category, which continues to grow through new business wins, client development, quality of products and service.

As an international retail design and brand activation agency, our client has a strong team of multidisciplinary talent, including designers, engineers and project managers. With offices in the UK, Mainland Europe, Asia and Pacific region, they provide local market, and international brand implementation and management services, to leading global brands, retailers and operators. The agencies design and activation services range from in-store marketing campaigns, digital installations, through to complete turnkey store and shop in shop design and build projects.

Client Project Manager jobs responsibilities

In the first place, the Client Project Manager jobs responsibilities are dedicated to delivering projects with precision and accuracy, meeting deadlines and budget in accordance with your clients’ expectations. You’ll be the pivotal link between the Client, Internal Project Manager and Design Team.

Furthermore, in this design agency job, as the Client Project Manager your notable duties will include:

  • Managing relationships with the client and all stakeholders.
  • Account Management nurturing key client relationships by developing strategic relationships that drive sales.
  • Understanding and translating creative briefs.
  • Setting deadlines for all stakeholders in the project process and allocating resource.
  • Ensuring that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget.
  • Understanding and reviewing budgets.
  • Measuring project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques.
  • Creating and maintaining comprehensive project documentation.
  • Submitting relevant and well-presented information and decks to client and retailers.
  • Reporting and escalating to management as needed.
  • Performing risk management to minimise project risks.

About you

To be considered for this client project managers job you’ll need a minimum of 7 years experience in a retail client management position. Additionally, for this retail design agency job you’ll be required to travel regularly throughout the EMEA region. You will also need to demonstrate:

  • A track record of successfully managing, and enhancing, global brand relationships.
  • Previous experience working client side or agency side.
  • A detail-orientated person, able to manage and deliver timelines with high accuracy at all times.
  • Proficient with desktop publishing tools (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Strong analytical and problem solving abilities.
  • Solid negotiation skills, business acumen and commercially astute.
  • Exceptional communication skills, able to liaise at all levels and build rapport with external and internal stakeholders.
  • A high degree of professionalism.
  • Well presented.
  • Have a passion for retail and travel
  • Enjoy working as part of a team


Nice to have

  • Experience in the Travel Retail environment is highly desirable.
  • Fluent in English is essential, additional languages, in particular French, would be beneficial.
  • Likewise an Engineering background or technical knowledge would be nice to have.


What’s in it for you?

We’ve been recruiting for this retail design agency for the last five years and have witnessed their continued growth. We’re also aware of their further, exciting growth plans. Additionally, we’ve found from the previous talent we’ve recruited, that the agency has a culture of developing and promoting talent from within. Notably, each one has seen career progression and salary increases.

In summary this is an exciting opportunity to develop your skills, experience and career, whilst working in fast-paced, challenging and exciting travel retail environment. You’ll have the chance to become an integral member of the agencies EMEA team, and achieve future career development and progression.


Salary Range: £35,000 – £45,000 + Benefits


Tagged as: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

More Job openings

back to the top of the page

Upload your C.V.

Upload C.V.

Message us


Contact details

Upload your brief

Upload your brief

Message us


Contact details