Project Manager (Media)

We're looking for a hands-on project manager to work on content campaigns with leading B2B brands / agencies. If you've got great attention to detail, organisation and communication skills, apply now!
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As Raconteur expands, we are looking to hire a Project Manager (Media) to join our growing commercial content team. The ideal candidate will be able to manage commercial content projects end-to-end, exceeding clients’ requirements while upholding Raconteur’s high editorial and communication standards.

Reporting to the Head of Commercial Content, this role will work closely with our team of commercial content editors as well as sales leads to deliver client projects. This includes managing all client comms, internal production processes, logistics, and client feedback.

The ideal candidate will have experience in a B2B publishing business and have managed sponsored content campaigns from start to finish. They should be used to dealing with senior executives at big businesses and enjoy managing relationships, making sure clients receive the highest level of service for their campaigns.

The role offers exposure to and input on product strategy, supporting the pitching process, and leading on the project management and client management of a range of content campaigns, including advertorials, roundtables, small in-person events and digital reports, content hubs, and content series.

Raconteur’s commercial content team is in its infancy, so this is a fantastic opportunity to join at a key time and progress within the company. 

Key responsibilities:

  1. Be the main point of contact for day to day relationships with clients
  2. Project manage the delivery of sponsored content campaigns, ensuring delivery deadlines are hit, campaigns are delivered within budget, and client's expectations are exceeded
  3. Work collaboratively across editorial, sales, and production teams to ensure excellence throughout the process
  4. Create and manage project estimates and timelines updating them as appropriate
  5. Recognise the simultaneous need for rigorous adherence to process and the flexibility to adapt to inevitable changes along the way
  6. Lead new client on-boarding process
  7. Manage clients and internal stakeholders, ensuring that everyone is kept fully informed at all times

The ideal candidate:

  1. Experience working directly with commercial B2B clients
  2. Experience in end-to-end project management of sponsored editorial projects
  3. An understanding of a variety of publishing formats
  4. Ability to prioritise multiple projects and tasks simultaneously and adapt to changes quickly both internally and externally
  5. Can-do attitude and an ability to work under pressure
  6. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Remuneration & Additional benefits:

  1. Private health and dental insurance
  2. 25 days holiday per annum, +1 additional day holiday for each year worked at the company (capped at a max of three)
  3. Raconteur Day (annual day away from the office which does not use any holiday)
  4. Enhanced maternity and paternity leave policies
  5. Highly flexible WFH policy based on the ongoing Covid situation (though we may require you to be in the office more during the onboarding period)
  6. Extensive training and development opportunities
  7. Unlimited fruit
  8.  Lots of social activities
  9. Well stocked drinks fridge
  10. ...and a range of other additional benefits

At Raconteur we recognise that diversity is critical to our continued success, growth, and enjoyment at work. We seek to hire, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool, and therefore encourage applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, or sexual orientation.


Additional information

  • Remote status

    Flexible remote

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Looking for perks? We've got you covered!

  • Social 😁

    Quarterly wine club, finishing early every Friday to celebrate achievements, quarterly team socials, quarterly companywide social, ‘Raconteur Day’ each summer which is dedicated to off-site activities and ‘Raconteur of the month’ - integration and having fun sits at the heart of our culture here.

  • Holiday 🏖️

    In addition to the competitive holiday allowance (25 days plus bank holidays), we close between Christmas and New Year and offer one additional day of holiday for each of the first 3 full years you’ve worked here.

  • Health insurance 🏥

    We offer all of our employees Vitality health insurance that provides cover for hospital fees, specialist fees, physiotherapy, diagnostic tests plus rewards for healthy behaviours.

  • Dental insurance 👨‍⚕️

    We provide Bupa dental insurance that will pay towards an extensive range of dental treatments, provides full cover for many emergency treatments and includes two free check-ups a year.

  • Discounts 🤑

    Enjoy a number of different offers and discounts through our various partners such as discounted gym memberships, up to 40% off select UK and European flights, up to 25% off Ocado plus much more!


At Raconteur we care about what our employees think, which is why we’ve teamed up with Peakon to regularly check how we are doing.

Peakon is an anonymous employee feedback platform. It measures the engagement of each employee on an individual level, as well as on a team and company wide level.

Everyone who works here helps to shape Raconteur with their ideas and feedback, which is used to steer positive changes, as well as celebrate what we’re doing well.

We currently have a Peakon score of 9/10, putting us in the top 5% of companies in our industry.


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