Project Assistant at Storm Ideas

Posted 1 week ago

💸 25k salary on a full time, permanent contract

🌎 Edinburgh office or fully remote working from anywhere in the UK!

🏖 33 Days Paid Leave

✨ Working with globally recognisable brands in US Entertainment

💻 High-end, fast computer

💡 All the latest software and productivity tools you’ll need




Founded in 2008, we are an international team that works with incredible and globally-recognised clients all over the world, particularly in the US TV industry.


Whether it’s developing our own products, producing engaging social content en-masse, or designing and delivering services to help our clients work more efficiently, our work is varied, exciting and at the very forefront of the latest technology and trends.


Currently, we are a growing team of 175+ people, but still looking for new colleagues who make an impact and believe in the same ideas and values as we do.


This is an incredible opportunity for enthusiastic individuals to dive headfirst into the exciting world of project management! The role offers a chance to work with some truly remarkable clients and build a solid foundation of skills and knowledge that will set you up for success throughout your career. So if you’re ready to hit the ground running, develop your skills and make a mark, then read on!




We are looking for a Project Assistant who is eager to learn, grow and make a real impact within the Project Management function at Storm Ideas. You will work closely with our project management team to gain hands-on experience from the ground up, whilst developing the required skills to work towards ultimately taking ownership of projects and deliver the best solutions on time to our amazing clients!


What can you expect?

A hit the ground running experience into the world of project management. You’ll get to grips with the basics, whilst providing invaluable help to the wider PM team. Over time your logical progression would be towards a Junior PM role 🚀 day to day tasks would be varied but we’ve included an outline below


  • Helping breakdown projects into actions and tasks
  • Estimating the time it would take to achieve those tasks, with the help of our PM’s
  • Assigning those actions and tasks to the most appropriate internal stakeholders
  • Assisting our PM’s in ensuring tasks and actions are delivered on time
  • Help identify project issues/risks/conflicts
  • Identifying and requesting dependencies from clients
  • Keeping your finger on the pulse to ensure we’re aware early on of potential overruns
  • Keeping on top of general project status
  • Communicating between stakeholders internally and ultimately with clients directly
  • Ensuring that project documentation and processes are up-to-date and accurate




What's important to us:

  • A minimum of a 2:1 degree
  • Excellent school grades
  • Proactive attitude; you’re always first on the scene grabbing hold of things
  • A self-starter who has a strong sense of ownership and initiative
  • A detail-oriented individual who ensures that all work is completed with accuracy, precision, and thoroughness
  • The ability to identify, analyse and solve problems efficiently and effectively
  • A real interest in technology and recent advancements
  • Openness to learning new things and the ability to learn quickly
  • The ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills


What’s nice to have:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite
  • Experience using online project management software such as Jira and/or Airtable
  • Experience communicating directly with customers
  • Familiarity with web technologies such as HTML, CSS, SDKs & APIs


But these are very much nice to have - if you are smart, keen and have an eye for detail, please apply!




Modern Tech Stack


We use the latest tools, hardware and methodologies across our teams. We’re always on the look-out for new ways of working and ensure everyone is setup with enough hardware firepower to excel, Windows or Mac.


Agility & Openness for Ideas


We actively encourage the entire team to share their ideas, with that in mind we regularly adopt and implement suggestions across the company, you’re the specialist here!


Operating with the agility of a high growth start-up, alongside the support you can expect from a larger organisation means we encourage quick decision making and a responsive, adaptive culture.


Outstanding People


We believe that great teams are built by a mixture of personality and skills, we’re an international team with more than 175 people onboard and we’re looking for people with a passion for what they do - just be yourself!




We’re a remote-first company and support 100% remote working for this role. We have flexible working hours so we start our day between 8am and 10am.


Joining us means becoming an integral part of the whole team no matter where we’re physically working, we have a number of initiatives to create a team environment regardless of geographic location.




£25k per year, depending on experience and skills.




Permanent / Full time. Either in our Edinburgh office or remote within the UK.





  • 33 days’ holiday
  • High end laptop of your choice
  • Top of the range monitors, headphones, keyboard, mouse and gel rests
  • Paid training to further your skills
  • Annual Flu inoculation
  • Team outings and monthly meets



  • Up to £700 to spend on a chair, desk or any other necessary workspace equipment to kit out your home office
  • £750 budget every two years to choose your own mobile phone + monthly mobile contract paid for
  • Enrolment in workplace pension scheme with matched employer contributions
  • Money towards glasses with Specsavers



  • Performance Related Pay Scheme giving an annual bonus of up to 100% of monthly salary whenever Storm Ideas is in profit
  • Access to the Cycle to Work scheme




Firstly - a meeting with Susan, our Lead Project Manager. During the meeting, Susan gets to know you a bit better and tries to understand if you’d be a good fit for the role, and at the same time answers all your questions.


Secondly – if your interview goes well, you will be sent a follow-up exercise (for which you will be compensated) that aims to test your project management and problem solving skills. You will present your exercise on a second call with Susan and Andy, our Chief Delivery Officer.


And that’s it!