Project Communications Manager Jobs Vacancy at Global Radio London
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Project Communications Manager Jobs Vacancy at Global Radio London Jobs Details:
We are Global Charities, a national charity supporting disadvantaged children and young people in the UK. We’re the in-house charity of Global, the media and entertainment group, home to 8 of the UK’s best loved and biggest commercial radio brands: Heart, Capital, Capital XTRA, LBC, Classic FM, Smooth, Radio X and Gold, reaching 25 million people every week. We’re passionate about music and entertainment, and how we can use that to make a difference in the communities in which we broadcast.
Our work falls into 2 main strands:
Our charity appeal, Global’s Make Some Noise, which harnesses the reach of our brands to raise awareness and money, in order to help disadvantaged children and young people in the communities in which we broadcast. We raise funds in all sorts of ways including broadcast appeals, events, partnerships, challenges and digital. We award grants to small charities (beneficiaries) across the UK who struggle to get heard. We run The Big Music Project (funded by the Big Lottery Fund and partnered with UK Youth) to help young people with employability skills. The project aims to deliver societal change and transform the lives of young people in local communities across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Global Charities is the lead partner of The Big Music Project (TBMP.)
About The Big Music Project:
The aim of the Big Music Project is to use music as a conduit to build skills and employability, and increase understanding of and access to careers in the music and creative industries for young people - regardless of their background, but especially for young people experiencing disadvantage. TBMP is run in partnership with UK Youth. The programme is currently runs until 31 July 2018, and we are actively identifying and applying for funding to continue elements of the programme beyond this date.
We achieve our aims through:
- A grassroots training and development programme targeted at 14-18 year olds, delivered through youth clubs (delivered by UK Youth)
- Capital XTRA’s Music Potential scheme for 18-24 year olds Not in Employment, Education or Training, delivering training, mentoring and work experience. Runs in 6 UK cities, reaching hundreds of disadvantaged young people.
- A work opportunities programme
- A campaign website with online learning opportunities: thebigmusicproject.co.uk
Details on the role To be the lead Project Manager across all aspects of The Big Music Project (TBMP) for which Global Charities is responsible. This includes Capital XTRA’s Music Potential which runs in 6 UK cities with various partners. The role ensures the co-ordination, monitoring and evaluation of TBMP, overseeing timelines, communications and budgets. As the project comes to an end, the Project Manager will close the final phase of the current project, as well as explore and manage funding opportunities to continue elements of the project beyond July 2018. This role is a maternity cover until 31st July 2018, with the possibility of an extension beyond this date.
- To manage all Global Charities’ (GC) areas of responsibilities of TBMP
- Managing the marketing, branding, video content, PR and artist liaison of TBMP, and appointing and overseeing any other organisations required to help deliver these functions
- Development and maintenance of the campaign website and social media. Ensure any data is managed appropriately and safely in line with Data Protection policies. Ensure content is inspiring, updated and relevant to the audience.
- Managing the Music Potential Project Manager, Digital and Project Officer and interns.
- To oversee the delivery and evaluation of the Music Potential programme, contracts and events, and ensure senior stakeholders have visibility of the programme.
- To be the primary contact for all communications with BLF, which includes sourcing and collating all required information for regular updates, coordinating steering group meetings and preparing written monitoring and evaluation reports.
- To research, and use own relationships and work with Global’s commercial team to explore funding opportunities for the project, leading pitches and completing funding applications. To propose and adapt the programmes in line with funding requirements.
- To be lead contact for TBMP for GC staff and Trustees, and Global employees, dealing with queries and issues arising, and liaising with external organisations and individuals as required
- To maintain a regular reporting structure (both weekly and ahead of official TBMP meetings) with our partners’ respective project representatives to ensure all of the TBMP’s activities are efficiently co-ordinated and running to time and budget, while potential project changes and challenges are identified
- To manage GC’s budget, and monitor both ours and our project partner (UK Youth) spending for regular reports to BLF, and to ensure TBMP remains within budget.
- To manage developmental workshops and events for young people, appointing and supervising delivery partners and the team
- To manage the evaluation of TBMP in conjunction with the UKY evaluator, and ensure the required quantitative and qualitative information is collected and collated at the specified times throughout the programme delivery, with the ultimate goal being to meet the project’s aims and objectives. To provide project updates and summaries of reports for GC’s Trustees, staff, and key Global staff. To make sure that the project’s final evaluation reports are produced in line with the BLF’s requests.
- To monitor and manage TBMP’s risk register
- To ensure project KPIs are met
- To lead on closing the project’s final phase including any legacy plan and delivery, in 2018.
- You may also be asked to pick up relevant project, communication and event management tasks to help the charity meet its aims to change young lives.
- A minimum of 3 years’ project management experience delivering a large scale, complex project either regionally or nationally. (Essential)
- A project management qualification (Not essential)
- Experience of completing funding applications and pitches (Desired)
- Excellent analysis, communication, report writing and presentation skills. (Essential)
- Experience of managing monitoring & evaluation for a major funder/contractor. (Desired)
- Experience of delivering a young people centered project and ideally knowledge of music and arts based programmes and pertinent sector issues. (Desired)
- Excellence in managing and working to defined budgets, ideally over £1million. (Essential)
- Experience of working with external delivery partners and/or sub-contractors on a major project and evaluating their performance against project objectives. (Essential)
- Experience of managing, supervising, supporting and developing project staff and interns, including an understanding of the needs of young people. (Essential)
- Experience of working within budgets and maximising income and saving costs in carrying out campaign project management, while identifying and pursuing opportunities to further increase income and make savings. (Essential)
- Experience of managing a marketing and communications budget for a project. (Essential)
- Line management experience.
- Excellent time management and project planning skills. (Essential)
- Experience of managing of a risk register. (Not essential)
- Experience of working with the commercial media or radio industries. (Desired)
- Excellent IT skills including use of Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint or Keynote, databases, social media and websites. (Essential)
- A general knowledge of both event and workplace policies with regards to Health & Safety, and safeguarding. (Desired)
- Flexibility to work occasional evenings and weekends in line with the delivery programme.
And of course you’ll demonstrate our Global behaviours…
- Straight talking and sincere
- Love to Deliver
- Obsessive about detail
- Strive to do it differently
And also our Global Boss behaviours…
- Passion for people
- Coaching not critiquing
- Understand your impact
- Having humility