Project Manager - Creative Industries Scale Up Programme

Are you a Project Manager looking for your next exciting challenge with a keen interest in the creative industries sector? 

We are on the lookout for an ambitious Project Manager for our brand new £1.25m ‘Creative Industries Scale Up Programme’ funded by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.

This is an industry first programme which aims to help businesses within the creative industries sector become investment ready and to access finance along with support to scale even further.  You will be the key driving force behind the success of this programme and in building it up from scratch- this includes creating our cohort programme content; identifying scaling creative businesses within Greater Manchester; keeping track of the finances and budgets; and making sure we are consistently achieving our objectives.

We are interested in hearing from people who have a key passion for the creative industries and understand how important this sector is to the future of Greater Manchester both culturally and economically.

You’ll have a lot of responsibility with this role and the freedom to make it your own - we want someone with fresh ideas who is not afraid to challenge us to think differently. A positive attitude and great communication will be essential for dealing with all our stakeholders, together with a sense of humour and a passion for making a positive difference.

In return we offer a great benefits package.  As well as the attractive salary, our staff enjoy agile working, can buy annual leave, have access to great training and development as well as accessing discounts at shops, restaurants, gyms etc.

This is a fixed term role until 30 September 2021.

To apply for this vacancy please click the Apply button below. 

As part of our application process you will be asked to register with our Careers site, a one off process which will give you access to some great features such as application tracking, interview slot self selection and vacancy e-mail alerts. Once registered you will then have the option of applying via your LinkedIn profile, uploading your CV or completing our online application form. If you're already registered with us you will be asked to login before continuing with your application.

Please note that all correspondence regarding your application will be sent by e-mail so we advise that you check your inbox and Spam folder regularly. 

The Growth Company (GC) is committed to providing equal opportunity for all of our colleagues and customers. Here at GC, we value and respect their diversity. All our people are recruited based on their skills, relevant qualifications and experience - regardless of their gender, disability, ethnic origin, religion or belief, sexual orientation, marital status, age or nationality. 

The Growth Company aims to promote a culture of flexible and agile working. With this in mind, we are happy to discuss suggestions as to how the responsibilities of this role can be met through a flexible approach to hours and or location.

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