D.R.A.W. Recruitment

Website Project Manager and Client Relations, Auction Platform

Details

Contract Type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent
Pay: Dependent on experience
Location: London, UK
Tenure: Permanent
Job description:

Our client, an online auction platform, are looking for a website project manager to help to develop their MVP into a market leading auction site. Our client has been able to capture an audience of collectors and enthusiasts by marketing lots that have gone unsold at auction. They specialise in high end items, such as luxury watches, jewellery, art and motor cars. Now, they want a leader to improve the user experience and work closely with the marketing team to optimise the website for new users.

The responsibilities and duties of this role should be divided across three categories:

Development:

  • Work closely with the development team to manage development schedule using Trello/Jira
  • Test new features before deployment
  • Ensure development is kept within budget
  • Bring new ideas to the development team, such as UX or improvements to the CMS
  • Report on development costs and time taken on user stories
  • Work closely with marketing specialist to develop site for maximum visibility learning and tracking

Content management:

  • Uploading of new lots to website
  • Checking images, descriptions and prices are correct
  • Brief copy writer on content for news stories
  • Ensure auction calendar is up to date
  • Manage blog/podcasts/special projects

Account manager:

  • Onboard new auction houses
  • Chase auction houses for sale results
  • Ensure auction houses remove lots which are no longer available for sale
  • Work with auction houses to improve their experience
  • Help prepare plan for scaling up business

The right candidate for this role should have the following skills:

  • Educated to a degree level
  • Evidence of team leadership
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • A basic understanding of development working practices
  • Pro-active self-starter with entrepreneurial approach