Projects & Account Manager

Job description

Going North is the coming together of creative minds, looking to push boundaries and deliver meaningful cultural connections with the north of Australia. We do this through real-world experiences, content, and culture forward campaigns. The agency itself is a marketing & events collective specializing in entertainment, culture and community projects. Our client list includes some of Australia’s best culture focused brands, entertainment & experience creators as well government and tourism clients.

Going North acts as the centrepoint for all projects in the Top End, and works closely with specialists including digital and creative agency Bolster, House of Darwin, and a wide network of freelance creative experts to execute.

We are looking for a Projects & Account Manager to work with us on multidisciplinary projects and be the client lead as well as wrangle internal teams to bring our projects to life.

This role is a full-time, permanent role however we are open to a fixed contract arrangement if preferred for the right person. 

The role:

  • End-to-end client relationship management

  • Foster existing client relationships as well as new business opportunities developed by directors

  • Develop proposals and pitch documents, execution plans etc

  • Manage project budgets in line with scope

  • Manage and oversee key deliverables for campaigns with all clients, across digital, social, content, creative & events

  • Work closely with all external teams to produce campaigns end to end and ensure client expectations are exceeded, and projects delivered on time and on budget

  • Create and take ownership on our business processes to streamline the sell in of ideas to execution & delivery

  • Work with the creative resources team to ensure that the highest quality work is produced and ensuring it fits with client strategy and brief

  • Represent Going North in client meetings and be able to be able to talk to all parts of what we do and identify the right opportunities with clients

  • Define roles and responsibilities between project teams and ensure you are driving projects forward

  • Coordinate content productions, logistics and external team resources that we collaborate with

  • Coordinate events and IRL experiences based in Darwin or elsewhere


  • Project management skills, with proven experience in bringing projects to life

  • Ability to use project management software

  • Passion for bringing people and teams together

  • Deep understanding of content marketing & events

  • Deep understanding of digital strategies, platforms & technologies

  • Ability to communicate with various stakeholder groups including external creative suppliers, digital experts, events & logistic teams and more

  • Experience in the music, entertainment and/or lifestyle verticals

  • Experience dealing with brands from various corporate levels

  • Understanding of content strategies and social media frameworks

  • Minimum 3 years experience in a similar role

  • Ability to work autonomously

  • Passion and drive to be part of creative projects

  • Confidence in sharing opinions and challenging the norm for the betterment of the campaign or project

  • Ochre Card (working with children check)

What you can expect from us:

• Support, guidance and growth - work closely with the directors of the agency.

• Interesting, exciting and challenging work.

• Freedom and remote flexibility.

• Perks and incentives.

• Opportunities to travel interstate and to remote communities around the NT.

We believe diversity of thought, skills, experiences, and backgrounds create more effective and successful teams. We promise 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!


Please submit your CV and a Cover Letter outlining why you would be a great candidate for the role via this job ad. For more information feel free to reach out to