august ɔːˈɡʌst/ adjective: respected and impressive.


Core Purpose: To help people to achieve their personal and professional dreams by winning the best awards in the world.

August is the UK’s most loved awards agency, helping entrepreneurs, business leaders and companies ranging from global brands to fast-growth SMEs to raise their profile, improve their culture and make a positive impact by winning the best awards in the world.

We have a fast-growing award-winning team delivering the most impactful, insightful, and inspirational awards services to our winning clients from across the world.

Project Manager & Editor Role

About the role:

Reporting directly to the CEO and working in collaboration with the Operations Manager, your role will span the end-to-end awards journey for our clients. This will involve communicating with the client to develop their story, gathering vital information, project managing the entry process with our designated writer, and editing the final entries before uploading to the relevant awards systems.

You will predominantly be based in our Haywards Heath office, supporting both our office-based and remote team members. However, some flexibility is possible for the right candidate. The working environment will be adapted as necessary according to Covid-19 requirements.

Role requirements:

A minimum of three years experience in either Marketing or PR account management is a must, and if you have experience of the awards industry (or have even won an award or two) that’s a real bonus!

You will also be an eagle-eyed editor with a warm and friendly approach to supporting our team to deliver world-class award entries and presentations. Your constructive editing, feedback, and quality control will be required for all projects including client’s face-to-face awards presentations. So your skills will need to include editing in Google Drive, Word and PowerPoint.

And to top it off, you will have a friendly, confident and inquisitive personality that enables you to undertake and manage effective client interviews and to support our clients to provide all the information we need for their projects within the given time-frames.


  • Three years minimum experience in a relevant industry or role
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Strong editing skills
  • Strong interviewing skills

Other attributes:

  • Confident communicator (both verbal and written)
  • Genuine team player
  • Willingness to learn

Job Type: Part-Time Employed

Salary: £15k (20 hours per week)


  • Optional Pension
  • Collaborative workplace
  • Negotiable/Flexible schedule 
  • Work from home where necessary
  • 4 Weeks Paid Holiday + Bank Holidays (Pro Rata)


  • 20 hours (negotiable on days/times) and opportunity to grow role
  • Location: Haywards Heath – parking available or a short walk to public transport

To apply send your CV and a covering email explaining why you would be suitable for the role to

Interviews will be conducted in November 2020, with the role starting in January 2021.

What People Say About Us

“I couldn’t be happier, or more shocked, to have won a Queen’s Awards for Enterprise. Donna’s guidance was invaluable, and without her support and expertise we would have never even entered, nevermind won!”

Andrew Burnett-Thompson, CEO, SciChart


What People Say About Us

“We are delighted to have won the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the Innovation category and would highly recommend Donna’s services. Her professional advice and guidance was invaluable during the application process. With Donna’s help, we were able to put together a comprehensive submission for the esteemed award and we are thrilled with the results.”

Steve Kaye, Marketing Director, HiB

What People Say About Us

"I have been working with Donna over the last few years and I have to say, I have found her to be the consummate professional, always keeping her promises, a great marketer and PR guru."

Neil Skehel, Ceo, Awards International

What People Say About Us

“Donna’s masterclass gave me a fantastic insight into what it takes to win awards. I found the training extremely useful as this is something that can be carried forward and used on a day-to-day basis."

Pauline Saunders, Head of Events, The Learning & Performance Institute

What People Say About Us

“We were so proud to win gold in our category at the UK Business Awards. Thanks again Donna for your advice on our initial submission – which really helped shape the entry. The whole team is delighted with the result!”

Helen Nesbitt, Head of Content, Farrer Kane

What People Say About Us

“Donna’s guidance and advice was invaluable when preparing our submission for a number of awards this year. She helped us to lay out the detail in a way that ensured judges could clearly see compelling evidence aligned to judging criteria, challenged our thinking and helped us to ensure that nothing was left to chance. Time spent with Donna is time very well invested!”

Moyra Smith, Strategic Business Manager, Mercuri International

What People Say About Us

“The awards training has been one of the most unique, informative, and inspiring days the team have ever completed. I was really impressed Donna at how you engaged and interacted with my team – you are a real inspiration and a lady bursting with personality. Keep up the amazing work!”

Andrew Scott, CEO, Ascot Group and Business Leader Magazine

What People Say About Us

“We haven’t won an award since 2007 but in the last 5 months – we have won 5, including a really prestigious one last Friday from the City of London. So just wanted to say thank you – the course really helped switch the way we thought about entering these and the results speak for themselves!”

Amy Walters, Business Manager, Bow Lane Dental Group


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