Project managers, account handlers and producers are the unsung heroes of the creative industries, working away behind the scenes making projects happen all the way from pre-pitch to post-delivery. In this partnership with recruitment specialists Represent, these masters of organisation, diplomacy and juggling are getting their chance in the sun through a series of articles looking at what they do, how they do it and why these roles are inherently vital and creative.
Here at It’s Nice That, we pride ourselves on “championing creativity.” But how often do you see people championing the people that help make the creativity to champion happen? Those unsung heroes – the project managers, account handlers and producers – are instrumental in making a project start, happen and reach fruition. So we thought it was about time we told the stories of those more behind-the-scenes guys.
We’ve been exploring the design roles behind the scenes – project managers, account handlers and producers – in a series with recruitment specialists Represent. We’ve learned a lot (see it all over here), and in this feature we unveil what really goes on for a project manager at creative agency INT Works in a typical day.
Many would posit that behind any successful project, and as such, any creative, is a brilliant team of project managers, producers and account handlers. And while some awards do recognise these members of the team, overwhelmingly it seems that the creatives get the glory, the pencils and the trophies. So should these behind-the-scenes folks be recognised with awards too?
We’ve been exploring the design roles behind the scenes – project managers, account handlers and producers– in a series with recruitment specialists Represent. We’ve learned a lot (see it all over here) and in the final feature on It’s Nice That we’re drawing together some of the most pertinent conclusions about these behind-the-scenes yet inherently rewarding and creative roles.