Senior Project Manager
Partner Events, FT Live
Posted on 3/19/2024
Financial Times

5,001-10,000 employees

Global business news provider with digital subscriptions
Company Overview
The Financial Times (FT) is a globally recognized business news organization, known for its authoritative, accurate, and integral reporting, with a record one million paying readership, 75% of which are digital subscriptions. As part of Nikkei Inc., FT offers a wide range of information, news, and services for the international business community, demonstrating its industry leadership. The company's commitment to maintaining reliable and secure platforms, personalizing content, and leveraging social media features, underscores its competitive edge in the digital era.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Founded

1888

Headquarters

, United Kingdom

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

6%

1 year growth

17%

2 year growth

36%
Locations
London, UK
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Sales
Communications
Management
Financial analysis
Asana
CategoriesNew
Project Management
Strategy Development
Business & Strategy
Requirements
  • 5+ years of B2B account or project management experience (particularly in events)
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Customer Focus
  • Action-Oriented
  • Communicates Effectively
  • Solid analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Exceptional organisational and time management skills
  • Instills Trust
  • Self-Development
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, Asana or other Project Management systems
  • Competent in project methodology
Responsibilities
  • Managing a team and resource for a busy calendar of events
  • Providing leadership for direct reports within the project management team
  • Training and onboarding new team members
  • Monitoring team performance and conducting performance reviews
  • Reporting to the Head of Project Management on team resource and capacity
  • Leading team meetings or attending senior leadership meetings
  • Providing guidance, mentorship, and support to other team members
  • Working with the Head of Project Management to establish practices, templates, policies, and tools
  • Managing more complex projects or event series effectively and efficiently
  • Leading on the programme of events that take place during the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland
  • Working closely with the sales team to ensure that events are being pitched to a deliverable standard
  • Carrying out planning, setting goals and objectives, defining roles & responsibilities, and producing schedules and timelines for deliverables
  • Communicating verbal and visual plans for clients to engage with
  • Leading and motivating the project team from both internal and external stakeholder organizations
  • Developing trusted adviser relationships with project stakeholders
  • Carrying out monitoring and control activities to track the progress of the project
  • Meeting budgetary objectives and making adjustments to project constraints based on financial analysis
  • Creating and maintaining comprehensive project documentation
  • Managing admin across the projects, dealing with sign off, budgets, and compiling post-event reporting
  • Identifying and monitoring competitor events and alternative ways the marketplace will accumulate information, market knowledge, and commercial relationships