Mercury Hampton

Location: Southeast, London

Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 + Benefits

Role: Project Manager

Company: International Packaging Design Company

Location: Southeast London

Salary: £35,000 – £40,000 + Benefits


A fantastic opportunity to join an experienced project management team within a highly creative environment.  Based in the Borough area of London, within short, walking distance of the Borough Market and all the wonderful bars and shops that surround it, the team have a beautiful working environment with bright, open spaces and a really collaborative atmosphere.

Well established, with an enviable list of loyal customers, our client is extremely busy.  As a result of a recent influx of new work and a reshuffle in the project management team to accommodate this, they are now actively seeking a highly experienced Project/Account Manager who can come and add value and support to this extremely successful business.



  • Overseeing and managing each project from start to finish, liaising with clients, colleagues and production regarding design and manufacturing requirements.
  • Acting as a point of escalation with clients when needed, assisting with managing the project management team, dealing with day-to-day issues and prioritizing workload – calculating timings and ensuring the critical path is adhered to, keeping all stakeholders involved at all stages of the process.
  • Ensuring all documentation including pre-press, design, freight and any other relevant information needed for production and delivery is correct and ready to go.
  • Checking print laydowns, setting up of spec sheets and attending press passes where required



In order to be successful as the Senior Project Manager in this team, you will need to have the following skills and experience.

  • Proven project and account management skills gained over the past 5+ years
  • Ability to communicate at all levels.
  • Strong-minded, dedicated and passionate about your work
  • Highly client focussed – client relationship builder
  • Very organised with good common sense and the ability to manage your own work as well as that of the wider team
  • Knowledge of the print production process is essential including knowledge of finishes i.e hot foil/PMS colours/spot UV etc.
  • Must be conversant with Word, Excel etc. Knowledge of Microsoft Project would be an advantage as well as Basecamp and/or Sharepoint
  • Basic knowledge of the design process in terms of Structural Design would be a bonus if you have it
  • An understanding of the commercial side of account management ie pricing – would also be useful



If you’re successful in getting the job, we guarantee that you are going to love it. Why? For every 100 people that we recruit, 96 are still with their company 12-months later, and 94 are still there 2-years later. That speaks for itself.

To apply, click on the apply button opposite, contact Dianne Foster directly, or call the Mercury Hampton office on 01925 937 311. We aim to respond to all successful applicants within seven working days. Either way, we may store your information on record but will always seek your approval via a GDPR email. This will enable us to share future career opportunities.


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