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Below is a current list of vacancies we have at Talon.
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Vacancy

Client Director

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Description

Talon has a fantastic opportunity for a stand-out individual with UK OOH planning experience or extensive Comms planning experience to join our business working within a winning team on key clients. The successful candidate will need substantial management and leadership experience to take on a deputy role. Experience in data focussed roles will also be beneficial. In return, they will have an opportunity to operate across a wide range of existing business as well as alongside a growing agency with new clients coming in all the time.

Responsibilities

  • Leading on the servicing of a portfolio of clients across a range of agencies
  • Managing campaigns from start to finish, including planning, buying and delivery
  • Take responsibility for the day to day management of the client team to ensure they are effectively servicing clients and are proactively contributing to growing client and agency business
  • Have a thorough understanding of the strategy and objectives of your main accounts and use this knowledge to add value
  • Take the lead on resolving client/campaign issues as and when they arise alongside assisting/coaching your team in resolving their issues
  • Develop and manage the Talon relationship with agency, client and media owner contacts
  • Work with the Business Director to set individual client KPIs and ensure they are met
  • Ensure you and the team are utilising in-house systems on a regular basis ensuring they are kept up to date with all the latest planning information and campaign status
  • Work with the Business Director to provide accurate client forecasts ensuring they are kept up to date with key changes to forecasted business

Skills & Experience

  • UK OOH planning experience and/or extensive Comms planning experience – working on clients that spend significantly in OOH
  • Experience of working in data focussed roles
  • First class relationship management skills with the ability to communicate across all levels both internally and externally
  • Strong commercial acumen with the confidence to apply this within your work
  • Ability to manage people and motivate them to bring out their full potential

To Apply

Please submit your CV to [email protected]

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Vacancy

Technical Project Manager

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Description

Talon has a fantastic opportunity for a Technical Project Manager with previous media experience, who is ready for a move into the high growth world of AdTech and Digital out-of-home, to join our business. The successful candidate will be coming on board to own, deliver and enhance Talon's out-of-home campaign planning, buying and delivery platform. Working closely with our subject matter experts and senior management team, you will help to define, plan and manage the tasks to produce and deploy the MVP and subsequent phases of Talon's automation platform, Plato. You will be responsible for managing the build, deployment, maintenance, feature development and release of work as well as the wider integrated suite of platforms. Being able to plan and manage this programme of work is essential to the role. You will need to be able to impact new requests the business makes and suggest the most sensible approach to take given the time, budget and business priorities as well as communicate this back to senior management and the project team. We are looking for an independent and diligent individual who can work with relative autonomy for the overall good of the project. Bringing technical knowledge, you will be important in the decision making for technical aspects and directions that the platform takes. You will be involved in scoping out future work, defining the process and methodology to be used, and estimating the time and effort required. You will need to have good commercial awareness and bring that into play when making choices on recommendations to how the business should approach specific tasks or requirements. You will need to be able to manage up as well as down through the strong relationships you will build with everyone in the business. You will also need to effectively manage 3rd parties involved in platform development. You will have open conversations with line managers about the current state of play and the outlook on the program of work.

Responsibilities

  • Take ownership of project management tools.
  • Defining the project scope within an agreed cost and timeline.
  • Writing accurate and thorough user stories and approve scope of work documents.
  • Manage the program of work across the platforms and regular release of updates.
  • Defining in-depth test plans and carry out quality assurance tests.
  • Engaging and managing specialist 3rd party suppliers.
  • Defining process and ensuring that they are followed.
  • Managing and resolving issues that arise on projects.
  • Removing project blockers quickly and effectively.
  • Consistently delivering projects on time and on budget.
  • Provide post sprint and monthly updates to line managers / senior management.
  • Flag potential risks and issues to the project team and seek resolution.
  • Help resolve issues on projects and support other project managers when required.
  • Carry out project wash-ups and contribute to our lessons learnt knowledge base.
  • Ensure any specific product and business requirements are met during sprints.
  • Facilitate the sharing of production knowledge throughout the business.
  • Ensure the successful deployment of each platform within business.
  • Effectively manage the change these platforms will bring minimising disruption to the business.
  • Develop, enhance and maintain Talon’s current planning, buying and delivery Tools and Systems.
  • Managing new 3rd party integrations and other projects that the business needs from time to time.

Skills & Experience

  • Business level English
  • Qualified Prince2 Practitioner and/or Certified Scrum Master
  • Experience working on ground-up B2B builds or B2C experience if for e-Commerce builds
  • Able to demonstrate a keen understanding of the required technical knowledge (listed)
  • A quick thinker with a problem solving nature
  • Proactive and able to keep in mind the big picture of the entire suite

To Apply

Please submit your CV to [email protected]

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