About Prophet

Prophet is a consultancy that helps clients find better ways to grow by focusing on three important areas: creating relevant brand and customer experiences, driving accelerated growth strategies and leveraging digital as a transformative force in their business. We operate differently than other consultancies, blending insight, strategy and creativity with an optimistic yet pragmatic approach. We have partnered with some of the world’s most successful companies, including Cathay Pacific, AIA, UBS, Bank of East Asia, Marriott, GE and Emart. With ten global offices and more than 350 experts in marketing, innovation, digital and design, we are able to bring together the right people with the right experience to solve our clients’ business challenges.

The Role

The Project Director is responsible for providing stewardship on projects and across engagements within an account.  The position supports the account leadership team in maintaining a high level of service with clients while also prospecting for new opportunities to sell and deliver.

Role & Responsibilities

1. Client relationship management and development

  • Manage day-to-day aspects of client relationships as a strong representative of Prophet
  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining a cohesive and successful partnership between client and internal creative teams
  • Support account development plans
  • Establish strong ties and engage in activities to develop client relationships
  • Actively seek ways to cross sell for greater account penetration
  • Prospect and pitch new work with other members of account

2. Project coordination and delivery

  • Project oversight and course correction to deliver against defined scope and objectives
  • Manage timelines
  • Handle production and project management-related activities to free up specialized team members to focus on their craft
  • Liaise and coordinate work with in-house and external creative resources, including designers, verbal branders and copywriters
  • Act as a bridge between internal teams, to ensure client objectives are realized
  • Assure quality control in client deliverables and interactions
  • Partner with Consultants and Creative Directors to present creative assets to client teams
  • Share experience and provide insights as contributions to client work

3. Project profitability

  • Monitor project scope and profitability
  • Regular assessment and adjustment of resource allocation

4. People development

  • Deliver regular real-time feedback to team members
  • Teach other team members to internalize practices to run projects on budget, on time
  • Complete project reviews – either as contributor or author


  • Solid interpersonal capabilities along with superlative verbal, visual and written communication skills
  • A proven track record in project management, organization, and leadership skills
  • At least 5 years of related work experience
  • Well-developed project management capabilities and client relationship management skills
  • Resourceful problem solver
  • Knowledge of, and passion for, brand, marketing, design strategy and how they impact business outcomes
  • Comprehensive understanding of design methodologies and corporate identity/branding
  • Experience in managing creative asset production specifically for signage, environmental branding and interiors design
  • Ability to clearly explain and write about design issues and dynamically present ideas to senior management
  • Superior communication skills, both verbal and written, along with the ability to influence, persuade, and ask the tough questions
  • Ability to develop a strategy as well as execute the tactical implementation of that strategy
  • Prior experience leading teams and enhancing team success through guidance, leadership, and active participation on internal and external client project teams
  • Ability to cultivate existing and new client relationships resulting in the sale of project work.
  • Fluent spoken and written English is a must have
  • Fluent spoken and written Mandarin would be preferred


Please send a cover letter and your portfolio to Prophet Asia’s recruiting team: recruiting-asia@prophet.com




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