Project Lead

Job Title: Project Lead 

Location: Collingwood, Victoria

Salary/Rate: Competitive

Working Days:  5 days a week (some weekend work required)

Start date:  ASAP

Application deadline: TBC


Job Description:

Are you organised, creative and meticulous with deadlines Can you manage multiple tasks and communicate with different groups Do you live for digital media Then you could make an ideal project lead at Engage Digital Partners.


Were looking for project leads who will be responsible for being the link between the client and our internal teams. You would be managing projects from concept to delivery, helping to ensure projects have the correct resource, come in on budget and meet deadlines and quality expectations. 


Candidates will have an extensive understanding of a rapidly evolving media landscape and have the ability to devise innovative content strategies and campaigns. A key part of the role will be developing formats and delivering content to deadline and budget.


The successful candidate will work directly with the senior management team to devise strategy across our client output and will be responsible for delegating to a growing and skilled team.



  • Managing the day-to-day delivery of a range of services and projects including graphics, videos, publishing and data analytics - all from concept to delivery
  • Delegate tasks to relevant internal departments and seek status reports
  • Manage the relationship with client contacts including updating on the status of projects
  • Liaise with senior management to report any issues
  • Monitor budget spend with Head of Operations & Project Management
  • Ensure resource allocation is able to produce deliverables
  • Advise clients on best practices, solutions and future developments
  • Monitor trends in social media in order to devise innovative content strategies and campaigns
  • Take responsibility for monitoring project KPIs, working closely with the insights team
  • Work with business development team to expand business prospects from both current and potential new clients


Key skills and knowledge:

  • Extensive experience working across a range of digital platforms, with a professional background in either social content production or social media management
  • A creative opportunist up for trying new ideas and an ability to capture fun, engaging content
  • A track record in developing ideas that have been commissioned/executed
  • Experience in concept creation
  • Experience working to client briefs and working with external parties to make recommendations and encourage developments
  • Strong client management skills and experience of delivering KPIs
  • Keen, ongoing awareness and interest in trends across social media, online video and sports output internationally
  • Interest in new technologies and opportunities for content creation
  • Experience of social media channel management and optimisation best practices
  • Strong communication skills both within the internal team and with clients and contributors
  • Knowledge of media law
  • Strong editorial sensibility able to identify strong content that will perform well on digital/social platforms
  • Experience in leading and managing a team



  • Work flexible days, according to the appropriate sports-related calendar
  • Able to perform under pressure, manage multiple tasks and to work to tight timescales
  • Be a good communicator with strong relationship management skills
  • Confidence in making decisions
  • Salary dependent on experience 

About the Company

Engage is content partner to some of the most progressive and successful sports brands globally. Driven by data, we use the latest technology to help rights-holders and brands build audiences and drive new revenue streams. Our eight specialist content services combine the power of digital strategy, creative production, and premium distribution to engage audiences across every screen. 




12/11/2019 $0 CBD & Inner Suburbs 1 Advertising, Arts & Media
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