Evident Communications
Evident Communications

Project Manager - Advocacy and NGO Communications  

Evident Communications

  • Makati, Philippines
    8th Floor, ACE Bldg., Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines, Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines
    Metro Manila
  • Full timeFULL_TIME

Expired 3 years ago

Job closed.

Job Description


While our ideal candidates have the qualifications mentioned below, we will also consider fresh graduates and other candidates that demonstrate high potential to excel in this role. If you believe that you are a good fit for this role and have a commitment to NGOs and social good projects, we highly encourage you to apply.

The Project Manager is required to perform the following duties and undertake the following responsibilities:

Business Development

  • Achieve monthly and annual sales target by identifying potential leads and markets by doing research
  • Achieve monthly and annual sales targets by securing contract renewals or new business opportunities from existing clients
  • Implement lead generation tactics
  • Respond to, and engage with, any sales inquiries or requests for information
  • Work with different teams to develop client pitches (prepare SOWs, presentations, and quotations)
  • Negotiate SOWs and pricing
  • Build relationships with current and potential clients to expand business opportunities
  • Continuously seek opportunities to expand existing client business

Strategy and Planning

  • Conduct research for, write and edit press releases, speeches, and concept notes
  • Lead and participate in the creation of strategic plans and communications products for clients
  • Draft budgets and work plans for internal and client approval
  • Create presentations for clients

Continuous Learning

Commit to continuous learning and staying abreast of trends in communications

Project Management

  • Understand basic project management in order to mount events like press briefings
  • Ensure proper client and internal team onboarding
  • Act as day-to-day client contact and primary liaison between the client and implementing team
  • Oversee the overall production of project deliverables, working, and leading team members as necessary, and ensuring delivery quality and timeliness
  • Inform internal team members of possible issues as they arise, and manage outcomes of these
  • Produce accurately written materials such as summaries, presentations, monthly media reports, and other materials as required, ensuring that all agreements are documented
  • Ensure that a professional and relatable voice and style format is maintained in all materials
  • When required, manage media and public relations initiatives, build and maintain media and key stakeholder relationships
  • Oversee the implementation of the project timeliness and set meetings or progress sessions as stated in the contract
  • Act as the client’s “brand champion” and police any possible deviations to strategy, persona, or playbook
  • Act as supplementary social media manager, assist the content team, and respond to comments and inquiries when the opportunity arises.
  • Act as general liaison between Evident and freelancers/suppliers/sub-contractors
  • Ensures that the products submitted to client are aligned with overall strategy and direction

Finance Coordination

  • Draft invoices for clients and send for approval by Principals
  • Coordinate payment follow-ups
  • Assist in the collection of payments (as needed)
  • Inform Finance of the payment schedule
  • Inform Finance of the changes in the contract, if any
  • Collect necessary Finance-related documents needed for engagement
  • Ensure service delivery from, and payment to suppliers, partners, or third-party contractors

Operations and Special Projects

  • Where assigned, assist in the company’s day-to-day business operations
  • Where assigned, implement special projects on behalf of Evident and/or its partners which may include: process improvements, marketing, business developments, events, etc.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of increasing levels of responsibility and experience managing services and project related business; preferably with a combination of advertising, digital marketing, social media, branding
  • Must be comfortable handling a variety of accounts as Evident deals with a healthy mix of corporate, brand, and NGO clients
  • Has deep knowledge and understanding of the non-profit and advocacy sector
  • With previous experience as a Communications Specialist or CSR in a non-profit organization
  • Familiar with proposal grant writing
  • Must exemplify leadership and excellence in both client management and in new business development.
  • Experience in traditional advertising and digital.
  • Must have the ability to personally develop a strong external presence for the company.
  • Thorough understanding of marketing new media techniques in digital and social, as well as an understanding of overall marketing strategy and integrated communications.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills and outstanding presentation abilities.
  • Strong listening skills and the ability to be open to new ideas from team members, coworkers, industry sources and clients.
  • Ability to manage several projects at once.
  • A source of innovation, passion and creative vision.
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with other departments.
  • Must have strong financial management skills.
  • With excellent project management skills.

Jobs Summary

Job Level
Associate / Supervisor
Job Category
Public Service and NGOs
Educational Requirement
Bachelor's degree graduate
Recruiter response to application
Office Address
8th Floor, ACE Bldg., Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines
Marketing / Advertising / Sales
1 opening

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About Evident Communications

Here at Evident, we give voice to a variety of clients ranging from well-known and trusted brands to purpose-driven advocacy projects. Working with us means fueling your drive and your spirit as much as fueling the business. With our team of pop psychologists, armchair anthropologists, data techies, madmen, madma’ams, and digital media natives, we make sure to deliver business-minded results that can realize positive change. We help capture that fertile middle ground between what the audience wants to hear and what they should hear. Creating smart, simple, and strategic communication solutions for voices that need to be heard is our deal. If you want that to be yours as well—get in touch with us! If you’re imaginative, competent, creative, and a little weird; If you appreciate a working place where collaboration is king, conventional thinking is challenged, and knowledge is shared; If you want the pleasure of working with cut-through creatives and changemakers; If you want to work under mentors who hone your skills instead of holding you back; If you want to fight the good fight while still getting that doe; If you have a quick wit and a sense of humor drier than the Sahara desert; As the saying goes, “hit us up.” Let’s change the world, one message at a time.

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