Spark44

Digital Project Coordinator

Based: Birmingham
Level: Mid-Weight, Junior
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract: Fixed-term
Applications Close: 10 February 2018
Website: spark44.com
Job Listing Added: 11 January 2018

Reports to Senior Project Manager.


Spark44 is a unique advertising agency. Established as a joint venture with Jaguar Land Rover globally, we’re not an in house department; we’re a separate business with a specialism in automotive and luxury goods across all platforms.


Our motto reflects our agency culture, “Be Bold. Be Brave. Be Honest”. We value individuals who are unafraid to question the status quo, who challenge authority and fight for the best idea. We are a fun, tight-knit group and strive to be the best in our business.


The Project Co-ordinator’s focus is to assist with the delivery of a large scale, exciting project on the Jaguar websites; acting as a liaison between Clients, Authoring, Resource Management and potentially third party agencies. Although the Project Management function has an internal focus, they must also have direct client conversations.


The Project Co-ordinator must be able to work resourcefully and efficiently (both independently and in teams), knowing when to escalate an issue.


Key responsibilities and accountabilities:


  • Manage project plan and ensure internal teams are staying on track
  • Collaborate with internal Spark teams, Clients and external Agency partners to resolve issues
  • Assist and support team members as needed
  • Brief all relevant internal teams in order to deliver assigned markets
  • Collaborate with members of the Project team to establish best practice
  • Understand impact of client decisions and be able to advise as required

Project Maintenance and Delivery:


  • Schedule internal meetings and ensure client reviews are set up by the Account Manager
  • Ensure work is approved internally ready for client review based on timing plan
  • Manage internal and client reviews until final approval
  • Ensure agency compliance with client policies
  • Brief Market team and authoring team on projects in order to deliver all markets for launch date
  • Work with the support of team of peers and into Senior Project Manager

Project Reporting and Tracking:


  • Prepare and manage weekly status reports
  • Collaborate with internal Spark teams and the external client partners to resolve any issues that pertain to production scheduling, reviews, or asset delivery throughout the project

At Spark44 we offer great benefits for our staff. We’ve listed the important ones below:


  • 25 days holiday
  • Quarterly bonus
  • Life Assurance (4 x annual salary)
  • Income Protection
  • Pension (up to 5% contributory)
  • BUPA Healthcare & Foresight Health Cash Plan
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Season ticket loan (interest free)
  • Exclusive 25% discount on JLR Brand goods
  • JLR Privilege Programme – up to 20% off Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles.

How to Apply

Please send a CV and Cover letter to [email protected]