We're Recruiting // Project Manager (Aus)

Creating an Active World. Together.
We work with leading brands to engage their audiences through active experiences.

Providing a platform for meaningful real-life connections, we create and deliver campaigns with guaranteed results.

From insight led big ideas to strategy to execution, with over 25 years’ experience, we are the agency of the Active World.



The Project Manager is responsible for delivering Limelight's promise of guaranteed results for its clients.  This includes planning, execution, resources and full scope of the project.  They will create clear and obtainable objectives to see them through to successful completion of each project. Responsible for the day to day management of clients in relation to the given project.
As the Project Manager you will ensure profitability of projects exceeding them on time, within budget and with maximum efficiency.
You will continue to meet and exceed client expectations across all campaigns ensuring consistency and quality.
You work through consistently and precisely Limelight’s project management methodology PATH. You will work closely with the Project Management Director and Campaigns and Account teams and monitor and manage the day to day running of your projects.
As the Project Manager your primary responsibilities are:

Project Management
o   Day to day management of project/campaign to ensure it is meeting/exceeding client expectation and objectives as agreed with the Client Service team
o   Being an ambassador of PATH and ensuring use across all campaigns
o   Liaison with the Service delivery team on all aspects of the campaign to ensure it delivers against agreed timelines
o   WIP reporting to Client Service team and client as required
o   Managing and chairing internal and external project or client meetings
o   Managing the client on a day to day basis in relation to a specific project
o   Overseeing testing and readiness for live project scenarios
o   Management and mitigation of your day-to-day project risks
o   Central point for any project issues/guidance / knowledge share 
o   Assisting the Live Events team to complete their areas of the project/campaign where necessary
o   Working the Project Management Director to develop and continually review PATH, its purpose and use
o   Ensure companywide adherence to quality assurance standards to demonstrate market leading ability
o   Regular audits of our project management system(s) as required by Project Management Director
o   Stay up to date with Limelight Sports suite of services, pricing model and competitive advantage

Financial Management
o   Ensure profitability of project management function through the monitoring of all projects 
o   Monitoring, reporting and improving resource utilisation 
o   Responsible for reconciling post event budgets

People Management
o   Working closely with the Project Management Director, Campaigns, Client Services and Resourcing teams

  • Constantly seeking efficiencies in the deployment of team resources
  • Providing timely and accurate quality reports to the Project Management Director and Account Director
  • Line Management of key team members within the business 

As the Project Manager you:
o   Are passionate about participation in sport, for themselves and others
o   Are highly experienced in the delivery of projects with a proven track record 
o   Deliver results, you consistently do what you say you’re going to do
o   Know your customers
o   Know you can’t do it alone, working through others is the only way to scale
o   Set, observe and re-evaluate frequently
o   Understand business strategy
o   Are pragmatic, not too analytical
o   Adhere to schedules and education everyone else to 
o   Are organised
o   Are a great communicator
o   Are empathetic
o   Know how to lead
o   Are decisive, a problem solver
o   Are calm under pressure and approachable at all times
o   Are great at engaging teams and enthusing others to delivery to the highest possible standard
o   Thrive in a fast paced, agency environment
o   Form successful working relationships with people at all levels 
o   Have a sense of humour
o   Love the buzz of a busy office but equally happy to sit quietly to get work done
o   Are a champion of the Limelight Way and culture

Please email CVs through to shelley.tillyard@limelightsports.com

Shelley Tillyard // People Director