Creative Project Manager

Job description

Role Purpose

The role of Creative Project Manager at Aeroplane requires a proactive human who thrives off of bringing their creative ideas to life at events and festivals. Someone who can understand a brief and come up with the right experiential or activation idea to achieve the desired outcome.

Equally as important is for this person to own the delivery of these projects and bring them to life through festivals and events, ensuring the implementation is smooth from concept to delivery.

The ideal candidate is highly organised with a knack for multi-tasking and finding efficiencies, who has the ability to distil the idea into something practical and deliver projects diligently, within budget and on time. You have a flare for building relationships and managing both internal and external stakeholders. This is an exciting role, that will allow you to deliver partnership campaigns at some of the biggest events in the music industry!

What You'll Be Doing

  • Take ownership of client management and end-to-end implementation of various projects within the Aeroplane portfolio
  • Work with the General Manager to pitch creative solutions and scope concepts for clients
  • Identify upsell or extension opportunities and bring in GM to support in next steps
  • Oversee multiple projects including bar builds, events and implementation of activations at a range of festivals/events
  • Diligently manage the activation project comms with clients, including updating project plans as they develop
  • Managing multiple projects ensuring all deadlines and budgets are adhered to
  • Manage the production deliverables end to end including delegation to team members
  • Attend events and festivals for production delivery and oversee delivery on site
  • Continue to develop suppliers from various creative disciplines & maintain relationships
  • Research and collate creative ideas, inspirations and materials using tools for Aeroplane Agency to draw from when establishing new business ops or new briefs.
  • Contribute to quarterly business objectives including contributions to the creativity of the agency, brand and outward-facing comms to clients and other stakeholders.


What it takes to be successful in this role:

  • Event & activation experience
  • Strong project management skills with a flair for creative ideation
  • Can-do attitude and not afraid to roll sleeves up and get dirty on projects
  • Broad understanding of the audiences we are marketing towards and how to engage them
  • A passion for music, entertainment, and how they can deliver value for lifestyle brands.
  • Excellent communication and people skills with a keen ability to build relationships
  • Entrepreneurial attitude and an autonomous worker.
  • Collaborative and positive attitude towards team projects with people from different disciplines
  • Desire to be part of a small, start-up inspired team that is growing
  • Willingness to work on projects big and small, exciting and sometimes just projects that pay the bills!
  • Roll the sleeves up attitude, and someone who can really act as a chameleon depending whom they're talking to / working with

What you can expect from us

• Support, guidance, and growth including an annual learning and development budget and regular 'Bolster Uni' sessions

• Interesting, exciting, and challenging work

• Flexible working model - work remotely from anywhere, and in the office

• Wellness Perks - free Smiling Mind subscription, Class Pass credits, access to EAP

Opportunities to get to know your teammates with free tickets to events and regular team gatherings

• Progression – you decide how high you fly. Make things happen and we’ll make sure you get where you’re going.

We believe diversity of thought, skills, experiences, and backgrounds create more effective and successful teams. We promise the equal opportunity for all applicants, irrespective of gender, age, ethnicity, cultural background, race, disability, or sexual orientation.

We've seen the research that women and other people in underrepresented groups tend to only apply when they tick all of the role requirement boxes. If you don’t tick all these boxes, please don’t rule yourself out. If you are excited about this role, we would love to hear from you!

If you're keen, please click apply or email for more info.