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Entrepreneur of the Year (EOY) Project or Programme Manager - Permanent - London

Entrepreneur of the Year (EOY) Project or Programme Manager – Permanent –...   Assistant Director level, reports into EOY Senior Marketing Manager     The... Our vision is to become the most trusted and distinctive...

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Entrepreneur of the Year (EOY) Project or Programme Manager – Permanent – London
Assistant Director level, reports into EOY Senior Marketing Manager  


The opportunity

Our vision is to become the most trusted and distinctive professional services organization and to double the size of our business by 2025.   This is a fantastic opportunity to join the Brand, Marketing and Communications (BMC) function at EY UK, and play a key role in helping realise its goal. 


As part of the Marketing and Activation team, you will be at the epicentre of where BMC plans turn into action and the rubber hits the road.  Reporting into EOY Senior Marketing Manager, this role will is responsible for the project management and delivery of the renowned world class EOY awards programme in the UK.  EY is the market leader in advising, guiding and recognising entrepreneurs and high-growth companies. The EOY programme, supports and celebrates entrepreneurs – recognising that entrepreneurship and innovation drives the growth of the economy and plays a major role in job and wealth creation. 


The role requires a creative and highly motivated individual with the ability to work within a team as well as on their own initiative. 

Your key responsibilities

You will be responsible for the project management and activation of the EOY Programme.

  • Project-manage a team of onshore and offshore team members, creating and fostering a positive team environment where everyone is supported to develop and learn. 
  • Manage project meetings, including task trackers and actions/minutes
  • Manage the production and execution of agreed deliverables within timelines and budget; measurement and using insights to enhance and refine activity.  This will include managing relevant platforms, communications, content creation for events, and elements of event delivery
  • Programme budget from planning to management throughout the programme year
  • Facilitate programme communication throughout program life cycle with broad network of internal stakeholders, teams and external C-Suite  clients  
  • Manage elements of delegate management using the firm’s CRM tools
  • Build a strong internal network; working closely with the business, BD, global BMC colleagues, external agencies, and in house studios  to deliver brand differentiating solutions or ensure exceptional delivery   
  • Work closely with Legal, Procurement and Independence to ensure programme compliance 
  • Be able to analyse large amounts of data and interpret and present in a clear and concise manner - very familiar and comfortable with Xcel and capable of using all functionalities 
  • Work with the brand and digital teams to maintain and ensure EY content for your respective portfolio is relevant and compelling with a clear buyer journey across multiple channels 
    • o    Responsible for maintenance of relevant EY.COM pages 
      o    Crafting UK specific messaging for globally produced reports/pages
      o    Manage internal processes for programme content, including brand approvals and enhancements 
  • Responsibility for managing the pipeline of opportunity with the business in order to drive greater conversion 


Skills and attributes for success

  • Project management skills – experience with project management principles
  • Extensive business experience; or a degree (or equivalent), professional qualification,   
  • Experience of working in large/matrix organisations, balancing multiple stakeholder requirements  
  • A strong track record of strategic campaign management, producing quality, consistent messages, through all channels  
  • A solid understanding of campaign principles, coupled with a strong commercial drive and the ability to deliver high-value activities that deliver return on investment, ensuring alignment with brand and risk management  
  • Managing complex budgets
  • The ability to juggle conflicting demands on time and prioritise effectively   
  • A desire to embrace and drive change whilst identifying and supporting process improvements and demonstrating best practice



To qualify for the role, you must have

  • 5 years’ experience in marketing programme management in a corporate environment


Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Line management experience


What we look for

We’re looking for a team player with the ability to flex and pivot to meet changing market needs. You should be inquisitive with a hunger to develop a deeper understanding of how the EY business works in order to develop plans, programmes and campaigns that help the business to achieve its goals and objectives.   


What we offer

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with MyReward you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.


Please note

Prior to finalizing your application, you will be asked to provide personal information across several dimensions of diversity and inclusiveness. The information you provide is kept entirely confidential and will not be used to evaluate your candidacy. We collect this data to help us analyse our recruitment process holistically and implement actions that promote diversity and inclusiveness. While optional, we encourage you to provide this information to hold us accountable towards our goal of building a better working world. Read more about our commitment to diversity & inclusiveness here. We ask because it matters! 


If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.


The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.


Apply now.

Extra information

Type of Contract
Graduate jobs
Profession type
Advertising / Marketing / PR , Management
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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