Digital Project Manager

New full time role, based in London

Salary: £27,000 - £34,000 depending on experience

One year funded contract, with the potential for extension

JLGB is a modern, thriving, innovative and award winning national youth organisation that is a model of professional youth work in the 21st century. Through a diverse range of experiences and activities the JLGB seeks to enrich the lives of young people through its local, regional and national framework. The JLGB provides positive activities within a fun, friendly, safe, and structured environment that meets the religious and cultural needs of the Jewish community.

JLGB are seeking to employ a Digital Project Manager to lead on the transformation of JLGB’s digital systems across the membership, finance and awards functions. Projects will include the development of an online hub for weekly group activities and an adult training portal to support JLGB volunteers with the management and curriculum of their local weekly group, and the creation of new promotional materials to increase membership at local weekly groups.

The core function of this role is to ensure the timely delivery of digital projects by managing multiple external partners, including systems developers and creative designers. We are looking for an experienced individual who has extensive experience of managing multiple projects, particularly in the digital arena. You will be responsible for reporting progress back to our funders and therefore should have excellent document management and report writing abilities. You will have responsibility for managing your own workload so will be proficient at working independently and meeting deadlines.

The Digital Project Manager will support the Director of Operations and Director of Communications ensuring the projects are delivered efficiently and to deadline. You will overall be responsible for the leadership and delivery of projects and campaigns, including planning, execution, monitoring, controlling, reporting, and closing all aspects of the project lifecycle.

Working in partnership with our Senior Leadership Team, you will be responsible for defining the scope of your work in each area to meet the overall project aims, so you will possess a high degree of innovation and creativity.

Person Specification

  Essential Desirable
Knowledge At least 2 years of experience working as a Project Manager and managing associated budgets Proficiency with digital systems
  Experience of writing project plans, templates and briefings for external suppliers Experience in writing reports to funders
 

Experience working with external software developers

 

Experience working with design agencies

 

  Experience of undertaking project evaluation, monitoring and reporting Knowledge of JLGB or a similar voluntary sector youth organisation
  Commitment to the aims of JLGB Formal project management experience
Skills and abilities

Excellent organisational skills

and ability to manage several

tasks at once

An understanding of web development technologies (particularly HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP and MySQL)
  Management experience An understanding of CRM solutions (e.g. Salesforce) and CMS frameworks (e.g. Joomla)
 

Proven ability to meet tight

deadlines in a busy

environment

 
  Strong interpersonal skills  
 

Self-motivated, but also able to

work as part of a team

 
 

Clear communication skills,

both oral and written, and a

good telephone manner

 

Based at JLGB HQ in East London, this is a full time position for a one-year period with the potential to be extended, depending upon future funding. Due to the nature of this role, evening and weekend working will be required.

To apply send a CV and cover letter outlining how you meet the person specification and your reasons for applying to: vacancies@jlgb.org

 

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