Careers at Evident

Junior Project Manager (Corporate and Public Affairs)

Job Description

Job TitleJunior Project Manager
DepartmentCorporate and Public Affairs
Reports toAssociate Director for Corporate and Public Affairs
SupervisesNone

 

Why Join Evident?

Evident is the first and only agency in the Philippines dedicated to purpose marketing. We play to win, and deliver transformative and purposeful campaigns to our client stakeholders. We believe in productive fun. Find out how we can strategize together at http://evident.ph/

As a member of Team Evident, you’ll get to have:

  • Work-from-home setup
  • High impact projects
  • Diverse and collaborative team
  • Generous leave benefits 
  • Health insurance
  • Flexitime

Remote Work:

This position is Work From Home until a time at which it is safe for everyone to return to an in-office working model. We’re looking to speak to candidates who plan to be in Metro Manila long-term.

 

About the Role

Evident Strategic Research and Consulting, Inc. is looking for a Junior Project Manager with 1 to 2 years traditional and digital PR experience, preferably from an agency.

 

The role entails collaborating with the team to create compelling narratives and thoughtful campaigns for B2C and B2B industries, and clients in the public affairs sector. If you love starting conversations, affecting positive change, and creating real-world solutions, connect with hiring@evident.ph.

 

Core  Competencies:

  • Experienced in marketing and PR for brands, and as well as in the public affairs sector – working with non-profit or non-government organizations and/or government agencies
  • Digitally adept – Knows digital marketing and content production strategies and processes
  • Strong research skills – able to gather and analyse information to translate complex problems into simple solutions
  • Editorial mastery – feature writing and editing
  • Proven experience in client servicing and project management
  • At least 1 year of business development work

Tasks and Responsibilities:

 

Client Servicing 

  • Serve as the primary point of contact between the client and the agency to ensure that projects are started on time and delivered on spec
  • Proactively identify ways to make the best use of client’s marketing and PR budgets 
  • Provide strategic and tactical recommendations as needed
  • Report pick-ups and relevant competitor and industry news 
  • Write contact reports and update project trackers 

 

Cross-Functional Collab

  • Write strategy briefs and job requests for other Evident shared service units 

 

Media Relations

  • Create seeding kits and manage their digital and physical distribution 
  • Connect, coordinate, and maintain relationships with KOLs and influencers and their respective managers 
  • Update the media database on a monthly basis

 

Editorial Servicing  

  • Research for, write, and edit press releases, speeches, concept notes, and position papers
  • Coordinate with publications for the conceptualization and production of branded content

 

Strategy Development 

  • Help identify and track trends in the sector that may affect the client 
  • Help identify trends/changes in communication platforms that may affect the delivery of client’s messages 
  • Assist in the creation of PR and digital roadmaps 

 

Influencer Management

  • Assist in the strategy development in engaging with influencers for campaigns
  • Coordinate and lock in influencers for campaigns

 

New Business development 

  • Assist the development of pitches and responding to requests for proposals (RFPs)
  • Assist in the development of cost proposals 
  • Conduct scoping and exploratory meetings 

 

Other tasks, duties, or responsibilities that may be assigned by the immediate supervisor

 

Soft Skills:

  • Driven and curious—willing to learn, unlearn, and explore many perspectives 
  • Relishes the fun that comes with problem-solving
  • Collaborative in nature but also capable of working independently –  a communication professional with a strong sense of accountability and flexibility
  • Loves starting conversations, simplifying complex problems, and writing narratives 
  • A goal-setter and a resourceful go-getter 
  • Displays an innovative attitude when accomplishing tasks and approaching goals 
  • Develops a close working relationship with other team members in a WFH and physical setting
  • Has a sense of honesty, integrity, and confidentiality in the conduct of responsibilities 
  • Proactively identifies ways to improve team efficiency
  • Commits to continuous learning and development
  • Stays abreast of trends in digital marketing, lifestyle, and related fields 

 

Qualifications and Skills:

  • 1 to 2 years of traditional and digital PR experience preferred
  • Detail-oriented writer and communicator
  • Excellent project and event management skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Preferably possesses a good understanding of lifestyle accounts
  • Applicants with more years of experience may be considered for the Project Manager role

What’s Next?

If you love starting conversations, affecting positive change, and creating real-world solutions, please send a copy of your comprehensive CV, cover letter, and portfolio to hiring@evident.ph