AGENCY FOR THE NEXT GEN
We are all about the next generation. Next generation of consumers. Next generation of platforms. Next generation of content. Next generation of brands.
That’s what gets us up every day. Working with brands to be at the forefront of the next generation. To create relevant and industry-defining work. Whether it’s to better align on the brand’s business challenges, understand the people they need to reach, tell the stories they’ve always wanted to tell or to identify the best direction to get there – when brands work with us, they get a team who knows that if we don’t rethink everything, we change nothing.
What We Do
We may be a creative agency but we are most certainly not in the business of advertising. We are in the business of understanding the human psyche.
We obsess over the psychology of our audience – what people are into, their pain-points and motivations, what makes them tick – we take all of that and we bring you and your brand to wherever people are – physically, virtually and emotionally.
That has allowed us to transcend conventional channels to be able to take care of a full spectrum of services for a holistic audience experience.
Working at DSTNCT means joining a group of people who are passionate about doing great work. Work that challenges the status quo. Work that inspires new ways of thinking. Work that makes people’s lives just a tad bit easier.
It’s a code that we live by. A way of life. Don’t believe us? Talk to us and we will show you a preview of our Culture Code to see what we mean.
There are a few things that make us all tick. Being open and taking chances. Taking pride in your work. Doing the right thing. Working as a team. Being resourceful and solving problems. We’ve always believed that you’re the average of the 5 people you surround yourself with. It’s time to ask yourself: What kind of people do you want to be around with?
Purpose of the Role
The Project Manager is responsible for the day-to-day project management within the account that he is handling. He needs to have an oversight of where the project is heading and be on top of all administration and logistical needs of the project.
A Project Manager is responsible for the key milestones and timeline of the project, ensuring that project deliverables are met on time, building strong relationship with the vendors and partners. He is also required to manage the profit and loss of the project, ensuring that the project is profitable while meeting its objectives of the project.
He acts as the middle person for the Account team and the agency’s vendors/partners. Where information is given by the vendors need to be translated into a proper timeline and project report for the Account Managers usage.
He is also required to strictly follow the processes set out in place by the management and to ensure all communications within the team are running smoothly.
Minimum 3-4 years’ agency-side experience in project management.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
Experience managing a team to deliver best in class client campaigns.
Excellent organisational skills
Efficient and great project management skills.
Proactive attitude and determined – Willing to take on any challenge and task assigned to you.
An eye for details.
The ability to work under pressure and assimilate large quantities of information quickly, while maintaining attention to detail;
Effective teamworking skills;
Effective problem-solving skills;
Commitment to delivering first-class work every time, and never leaving a quality issue unchecked.
Oral and written communication skills;
Resilience, to enable you to deal with problems and constructive criticism;
IT literacy and an awareness of how the industry is developing in light of new communication technologies.
The Company reserves the right to vary, modify, add or remove any item into the Job Description by giving written notice to you.
DSTNCT is an insights-driven, integrated marketing agency with deep capabilities in youth. The agency has worked with both brands and governmental agencies alike, to create effective marketing and branding campaigns on both local and regional scale. #AgencyForTheNextGen
DSTNCT hopes to establish itself as a homegrown brand, exporting products, services and culture – sparking positive disruption everywhere we go.
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