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Project Coordinator

Date: 22-Nov-2021

Location: London, ENG, GB, EC1N 2HT

Company: Matthews International

A project co-ordinator position where previous experience of multiple line project co-ordination is beneficial. Based working from our Angel house office, the successful candidate will work along side the Sainsbury’s Project Management team 1-2 times each week.


This full time and demanding role requires an individual with high level proven presentation and communication skills, who can illustrate their experience in cradle to grave project co-ordination, with an ability to work in the FMCG sector.  Preferably you are already from either the retail / FMCG markets or print / packaging industry.



Range Management

  • Support on-site Account Director and project management team, providing administration of project and sku set up.
  • Be able to manage client artwork management tool with adding and maintaining project and sku detail
  • Working with the project managers to create and manage critical paths according to the clients launch schedule 
  • Ensure that cutters, design files and pack copy are sent in a timely fashion, using all software tools available to you.
  • Pre-Book artwork records using the clients own system. 
  • Brief amends once input received from the client and delegate back to the internal studio 
  • Process approvals once received and delegate back to internal studio 

Prepare consistency meeting documents for project management team


Information Management


  • Work to Project Management through provided priority task list managing expectations on completion of tasks assigned 




  • ïHelp to prepare project management team for any meetings that they need reports available for client meetings including the design forums and category meetings.
  • ïChase via email for all information required to start a project to ensure there are no delays.
  • ïAlways maintain a professional, friendly and helpful attitude.


Team Relationships


  • Be a positive, supportive and calming influence in the team and maintain a professional attitude.
  • Be able to closely support the Project Managers and internal teams. 
  • Build a strong relationship with the extended teams in the Witham studio. 
  • Buddy team members for holiday and sickness.


Skills & Experience


Strong organisational skills along with ability to multi task.

Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.  

Good attention to detail.

Flexible and hardworking. 

A team player, with an efficient and proactive approach.  

Smart appearance and professional attitude.

Approachable and trustworthy.

PC literate – Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat.

Experience of industry web based briefing and approval systems.

Knowledge of print or repro.

Knowledge of design, retail, brand and packaging.



This is not an exhaustive list and you are required to be flexible in your approach to carrying out your duties that may change to reflect changes in the Company’s circumstances.  The Company therefore reserves the right to vary the job description in consultation with you.


Associate’s Degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school in Business Management, Marketing, Supply Chain Management or related fie•    Occasional travel either locally, nationally, and/or internationally may be required.
High degree of proficiency in MS Office Suite, Outlook & Internet applications.
Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation, budgeting, project management (from conception to completion), & planning skills.

Strong verbal and written communication skills (including analysis, interpretation, & reasoning).
•    Solid understanding and application of mathematical concepts.
•    Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across the organization, as well as, internal and external clients.
•    Ability to work well autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.
•    Ability to work with and influence peers and management.
•    Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting.
•    Ability to work overtime as necessary. 

SGK is a global packaging and brand experience company. From idea to implementation, we deliver packaging solutions and brand experiences that give brands the freedom to speak louder, scale faster and grow stronger. We simplify marketing and amplify brands to deliver value.  SGK is a Matthews International company. 

Matthews International endeavors to make our employment website and application process accessible to all users and applicants. In doing so, Matthews International provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation or assistance completing the application process, please contact a member of our Human Resource Team.