ADVERT ID 208339

Education Project Manager


Real Nation

24 Arran Quay
D07 W620


Other Education
Date Posted:
Wed Feb 21 2024 10:05:06
Application Closing Date:
Fri Mar 8 2024
Status of Post:
Number of Vacancies:


Education Project Manager
Who we are:-
Real Nation is a behaviour change company, specialising in educational initiatives and programmes, based in Dublin, working with clients across a diverse range of industries and sectors. Our unique and dynamic business is made up of four departments: Education, Events, Design & Experiential. Our work is evidenced based, impactful and award winning, including a World Health Organisation award for Food Dudes Healthy Eating Programme.

The Ideal Candidate:-
Highly motivated and have a high level of personal interest in the work of Real Nation
• Excellent organisation, planning and administration skills
• Flexible, adaptive and responsive to the specific needs of the position, projects, and business
• Exceptional attention to detail
• Analytical, detail- and solution-orientated
• A confident, effective and clear communicator
• The ability to work independently and take initiative
• 2+ years’ experience of project management
• Experienced with client, stakeholder and supplier liaison
• Has a solid understanding of the Educational landscape ideally in Ireland (schools, teaching communities, educational trends, etc)
• Would be advantageous:
· A qualification in communications, education, psychology or project/business management
· Experience of digital/social media marketing
· Full licence and access to a car is an advantage, but not mandatory

Job Role:-
The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of their projects. They will create and manage project budgets, timelines, communication strategies, and develop content as required. This person will set realistic goals and deliverables for their projects, maintaining effective communication within the wider team, working well as part of a team but also independently.

Key Job Responsibilities: -

Please note the following list is non-exhaustive.
• Development, implementation and evaluation of project deliverables
• Liaison with teachers, students, facilitators, stakeholders, colleagues and clients
• Managing and/or working with the wider Real Nation team, suppliers and specialist contributors
• Manage the relationship with, as well as between, clients and schools
• Create and manage project budgets and timelines
• Research and investigate project-related information
• Develop and manage communications campaigns including large scale mail outs, calls and emails.
• Develop educational content in the relevant subject areas
• Liaise with design department to manage design timelines within your projects
• Develop and manage registrations, submissions and adjudication systems
• Develop and manage systems and workload relating to the bespoke elements of your projects e.g. workshops, bursaries, school visits, PR efforts, etc.
• Evaluate projects and analyse trends
• Provide creative suggestions for projects
• Undertake preparations for meetings, conferences and project team activities
• Participate in project team activities
• Create and maintain project records and databases to a high standard, in accordance with GDPR legislation
• Event preparation and liaison with event department to create timeline for project events as relevant
• Assist at events as event crew (Dublin & nationwide, in-person & virtual - as required)
• Work with the Head of Education and team on the development and growth of the Department
• Support and work with designated Project Assistants and/or Junior Project Managers. Note that some projects will not require a designated Project Assistant and it will be the responsibility of the Project Manager to carry out these tasks
• Delegate tasks within your team accordingly as relevant
• Provide coaching and guidance to your project team as relevant
• Manage HR needs in respect to your team with guidance from Senior Management Team and HR as relevant
• Manage Internal Communications Strategy within your project team as relevant
• Implement and manage all relevant company procedures as per guidelines within your projects
• Ensure a high level of attention to detail in all aspects of your job
• Take ownership and responsibility for given tasks, completing them to a high standard
• Take direction from the Head of Education and Managers, and elevate issues, queries, observations and solutions to them as appropriate
• Support and contribute to business development efforts including tenders, pitches, research, costings and setup with Senior Management Team
• Implement and manage all relevant company procedures and provide comprehensive reports both internally and externally
• Perform any other job duties as required and /or directed by your Manager

Contract Information
• Contract Type: Fixed term (12-month)
• Place of Work: Real Nation Office, 94 Baggot Street Lower, Dublin 2 / Hybrid (subject to ongoing review)
• Must have full right to live and work in Ireland.
• Working Hours: Normal working hours would Monday to Friday, between 9am and 5pm.
If you are interested in applying, please submit a CV with a short bio (less than 750 words) and your salary expectation to


  • Letter of Application

  • CV (Digital)

Applications may be submitted by

  • Email


Apply To:
94 Baggot Street Lower
Dublin 2
D02 XN82
Postal District:
Dublin 7