Digital Project Manager
6-month fixed-term contract
The Royal Academy of Arts is one of the UK’s foremost arts institutions, famous for its world class exhibitions including The Real Van Gogh, Anish Kapoor and David Hockney RA: A Bigger Picture. Its purpose is to be a clear, strong voice for art and artists. Its public programme promotes the creation, study and enjoyment of art to a wide range of audiences through exhibitions, education and debate.
The Royal Academy, working with one of the world’s leading design consultancies, has embarked on an ambitious digital project that will dramatically transform how the RA engages with its audiences online. An exciting and rare opportunity for an exceptional individual has arisen to join the Communications team as Digital Project Manager.
The successful candidate will have extensive, prior experience of managing large scale website development and complex IT integration projects. They will possess the skills to ensure that the planned redevelopment of the RA’s main web presence is delivered on time, on brief and on budget.
With a genuine passion for digital and a commitment to user centred design, they will relish the opportunity to oversee the delivery of innovative new products and services for the RA’s users.
The successful candidate will have impeccable project management skills and demonstrable experience of agile and sprint-based digital development.
They will have strong technical skills with up to date knowledge, understanding and expertise across a range of digital technologies - web, mobile and responsive design, CMS and CRM.
Well presented, articulate and confident with a creative flair, they will possess first rate organisational and communications skills to build effective working relationships with internal colleagues and a range of external stakeholders (design consultancies, build partners, existing IT software suppliers etc.).
The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate a genuine interest and knowledge of the visual arts and a sound understanding of the Royal Academy of Arts.
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Closing date for applications: 4 September 2013
Interviews to be held: Week commencing 16 September 2013
Please note that the successful candidate must be available to start work within 4 weeks of receiving an offer of employment.