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Project & Account Manager

£25,000 – £28,000
Full Time
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Job Description


Creative Lives in Progress is an inclusive creative careers resource, on a mission to transform the way emerging talent access, understand and connect with the industry.

We encourage greater transparency and representation within the creative working world by sharing advice and insight, highlighting entry-level opportunities, as well as hosting events that bring talent and industry together.

We do this all with the help of our Company Partners, companies who care about the future of the creative industry and whose support makes everything we do possible. In return we help our partners reach, understand and connect with emerging talent. Some of our partners include Google, WePresent and DixonBaxi.

With that in mind, we are now looking for a super-efficient, confident communicator and proactive individual to come onboard and support us as a Midweight Project & Account Manager full-time.

You’ll work closely with our Senior Project & Account Manager across our Company Partnerships. This will include building and maintaining relationships with our Company Partners, supporting the delivery of our company partner package and working closely with our events and editorial team to project manage our Company Partner content.


  • Confident communicator and collaborator with experience working directly with clients
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-starter, proactive, with the ability to work independently
  • Process-driven, organised and methodical with a high attention to detail in both writing and with numbers
  • Relevant project management experience
  • Confident presentation skills
  • Great at managing and maintaining professional and client relationships
  • Ability to deliver high quality work in a timely manner
  • 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
  • Passionate about the future of the creative industry and helping creative companies and emerging talent find opportunities
  • Awareness and some understanding of the creative industry and our partners


  • Support the Senior Project & Account Manager on the development and delivery of company partner strategy and package.
  • Onboarding and setting up new Company Partners, and supporting them throughout the partnership.
  • Working with the Senior Project & Account Manager to build relationships with new Company Partners, and maintaining long-term relationships with our existing ones – specifically managing relationships with our small and medium-tier partners.
  • Managing our Company Partners’ recruitment campaigns from beginning to end, working closely with the team to maximise exposure to our growing community. This will include vigilant oversight of the campaigns’ performance.
  • Provide our Company Partners with ongoing support on operational tasks, such as listing an opportunity, updating their company profile page and providing advice and guidance on our educational resources.
  • Support the Senior Project & account Manager on the project management of our Company Partner Plus content and digital events. This Includes liaising between the editorial and event project teams to keep projects on schedule.
  • Highlight and encourage opportunities for our Company Partners to engage and support emerging talent.
  • Contribute and support the production of our Company Partner monthly insight newsletter and ongoing educational resources.
  • Record and report Company Partner engagement and impact.
  • Support on invoicing and reconciliation of Company Partner finances
  • Support the management of our Creative Company Listings board.
  • Ensure our sales materials are up to date at all times.
  • Maintain the identity and values of the business publicly and represent the business where necessary online or in-person.


  • Salary: £25,000 - £28,000 depending on experience
  • Level: Mid-weight
  • Hours: Monday to Friday, 9am — 6pm, with 1 hour for lunch (flexible hours between 8am – 7pm except Fridays)
  • Reports to: Senior Project & Accounts Manager
  • Location: Unit 1, 25 Downham Road, London N1 5AA (Currently working hybrid remote & in studio)

Key Dates

  • Application deadline: 9am 7th February 2022
  • Interviews scheduled for 10th & 17th February 2022
  • Start date: March 2022