Senior Project Manager

Lecture in Progress

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Lecture in Progress are looking for a senior project and account manager to oversee and lead the operations of Lecture in Progress. We’re looking for someone with passion for education and the creative world who is interested in providing opportunities to others and making a lasting impact to the future wellbeing and diversity of the creative industry.

The role has two main focusses; maintaining quality and smooth-running of our operations internally, alongside leading, overseeing and developing our work with clients and partners externally. This person will work closely with our editor to broadly lead the strategy, growth, execution and efficiency of the platform.

As we are a small team (currently two editorial and one project manager) this is a hybrid role, covering lots of different tasks, so being proactive, energetic and a natural problem solver and prioritiser is essential.

  • Salary: £30,000 p.a

  • Reporting into: Alex Bec, Managing Director

  • Hours: Monday to Friday, 9am — 6pm (flexible hours between -8am – 7pm except Fridays)

  • Application deadline: By 9am on 11th November 2019

  • Start date: ASAP

  • Overseeing and managing the production of physical events and online content

  • Overseeing and managing budgets and timelines – reporting on top-line finances and efficiency

  • Reviewing and analysing operations and proposing changes where necessary

  • Overseeing multiple briefs and projects

  • Managing the project management team (currently one direct report)

  • Overseeing our management and contact with our brand partners and advertisers

  • Scoping, quoting and contracting the biggest, most important projects with clients

  • Managing client relationships with our partners

  • Overseeing and managing external events

  • Pitching and presenting to clients and partners

  • Proactively seeking new business leads and relationships

  • Securing new business across our commercial offerings including Brand Partners and other initiatives

  • Overseeing individual and company membership

  • Speaking publicly about Lecture in Progress where necessary

  • Excellent communicator with both clients, collaborators and internal teams

  • Highly organized and detail orientated, capable of managing large scale production timelines and budgets

  • Process-driven, organized and methodical with a high attention to detail orally, in writing and numerically

  • Capable of reporting and analysing project performance

  • Confident in negotiating and scoping new project briefs

  • Experience in Adobe creative software is recommended, but not essential

  • The ability to keep calm under pressure, with a consistent, positive can-do attitude

  • Positive and proactive problem solver, providing solutions and welcoming new challenges

  • Self-sufficient and able to use initiative when encountering challenges

  • Culturally astute and aware of the creative industry around them


  • Project management experience managing small to large scale projects from conception through to implementation

  • Broad experience across production, from scoping to execution; keeping teams on track, on time and in budget

  • Experience delivering client-facing projects combining account management, project management and production

  • Experience in successfully leading a small team to deliver results

How to Apply

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How to apply

Posted on October 15