The Drum Jobs http://www.thedrum.co.uk/jobs/rss/ 23 April 2014 11:11:07 +0000 Brand Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69764/Brand%2520Manager.html Leading clientside company is looking for a Brand Manager with FMCG experience get in touch asap as this is a higly confidential role. 23 April 2014 11:11:04 +0000 Senior Product/Category Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69763/Senior%2520Product%2FCategory%2520Manager.html We are looking for a Senior Product/Category Manager to work on private label.  This is a highly confidential role get in touch asap 23 April 2014 10:10:36 +0000 Account Manager-3 month contract http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69760/Account%2520Manager-3%2520month%2520contract.html We have a great contract role working client side for a 3 month contract this role is urgent so get in touch ASAP 23 April 2014 10:10:03 +0000 Regional Account Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69759/Regional%2520Account%2520Manager.html Job title: Regional Account Manager Account managing a portfolio of agencies across the Midlands, South of England, and Wales (excluding London). Representing portfolio selling: Airtime, Sponsorship & Promotions, Websites of client stations, Commercial aspects of Social Media Location Main Duties and Responsibilities • Maximising revenue and yield from agency portfolio • Representing and the client stations to an agreed agency portfolio, and to complete an average of 5 commercial client-facing meetings each week • Ensuring agency personnel are kept constantly updated on station developments • Maintaining extensive contacts at all levels of agency personnel, including radio teams, buying teams, and planning teams • Maintaining a thorough understanding of all clients in your agency portfolio, including business objectives, spending patterns, media selection and market challenges • To have an excellent knowledge of agency developments including pitches, account changes and personnel changes • To win new business, maximise existing business and sell the benefits of all the portfolio, including websites • Responding to agency enquiries and briefs promptly and providing the highest level of customer service • Creating and presenting proactive commercial opportunities • Keep up to date with the wider media market • Attend regular sales meetings and have informed knowledge of client activity • To always stand by the core values – Creativity, Visibility, Knowledge, Simplicity and Customer Service •... 23 April 2014 09:09:45 +0000 Internal Account Manager (Automotive) - West Midlands http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69741/Internal%2520Account%2520Manager%2520%28Automotive%29%2520-%2520West.html Are you an Account Manager who knows the Car market like the back of your hand? If so there's an exciting new opportunity available with a major Midlands based agency. A full time opportunity is available for an Internal Account Manager who has experience in Account Management, Media buying, project management and knows the retail Automotive industry to join a fast growing and dynamic creative, advertising & marketing agency based just north of Birmingham. Skills required: - Internal Account Management - Marketing Planning - Creating briefs - Media Booking - Print buying - Project management of print projects and studio projects - Organised - Skilled in all areas of running an account from prices to invoicing - Experience in work for a client in the retail Automotive industry. If this sounds like to next step in your career then get in touch ASAP. Internal Account Manager West Midlands c£25k 22 April 2014 16:04:47 +0000 Account Manager - Strategy and Branding http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69720/Account%2520Manager%2520-%2520Strategy%2520and%2520Branding.html Account Manager Our client is one of the North West’s most desirable agencies to work for. With an enviable list of clients, a well structured award-winning team and a unique approach to the creative process, this agency are certainly ones to look out for! After a couple of high profile business wins, they are looking for a strong, driven and passionate Account Manager to join the agency. Traditionally a design agency, our client over the past couple of years has moved into a more integrated offering for their blue-chip, well known clients. They approach each opportunity with the same momentum and quality as if they were attending a pitch, and so it is vital for the Account Manager’s to be passionate, bright and never let standards fall. This is a very strategic agency, and you will be learning about strategy and planning, briefing creative, attending client meetings and working closely with the Account Director on growing and developing accounts. Personality fit is of key importance with this agency. As well as being a friendly, outgoing and passionate individual, you will be an experienced account handler; having worked on big brands and understanding the internal processes of an agency. You will be passionate about brand and have a good knowledge of digital. You will work well and closely with creative teams and thrive in a bustling environment. This is a rare and exciting opportunity for an Account Manager or Senior Account Executive to take the next step up. Apply now for more information.   22 April 2014 16:04:14 +0000 Managing Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69717/Managing%2520Director.html Managing Director required to head up this small but growing  agency, this is a rare opportunity for you to develop your career, if you are looking for your first MD role or are looking for a new challenge get in touch asap 22 April 2014 16:04:35 +0000 Business Development Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69716/Business%2520Development%2520Manager.html Reporting to the Bus Dev Director, your key areas of focus will be lead generation, developing strong relationships with prospective clients, enhancing the external profile of the agency. This agency have been going from strength to strength over the last few years and are looking to continue this success, so if you are passionate about new business and want to raise your profile then this is an outstanding opportunity. Get in touch asap for more details. 22 April 2014 16:04:42 +0000 Account Executive http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69712/Account%2520Executive.html One of the best agencies in Manchester is looking for 2 x account executives to join their award winning team, if you are looking for an outstanding career within one of the best agencies in the country then get in touch asap 22 April 2014 16:04:19 +0000 Business Development Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69711/Business%2520Development%2520Manager.html Exciting opportunity to join an award winning agency who produce some of the best work in the industry. They are looking to move to the next step and now require a business development manager to help them bring new clients. This is a rare opportunity within this agency so get in touch asap for more information. 22 April 2014 16:04:06 +0000 Senior Account Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69708/Senior%2520Account%2520Director.html   • Committed to making a positive contribution to the agency and ensuring we deliver motivating, insightful strategies and powerful creative ideas that are excitingly and professionally implemented. • To provide leadership on their accounts, inspiring the highest standards in all team members whilst directing the Agency’s longer term relationship with the Client. • To develop strong and enduring Client relationships, acting as a partner in developing marketing strategy, adding value to the Client’s business.     KEY DIMENSIONS   • Have a thorough understanding of all dynamics operating in the market and the consumers relationship with the brands. • To have a wider understanding of the marketing and brand issues involved in any project, in order to put in context the specific advertising contribution. • To manage those who report directly into you and take responsibility for their overall performance and career progression.  Specific tasks will include the setting of clear objectives, delegation, coaching, feedback and the completion of performance reviews.   KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS NEEDED   • Very experienced professional with good knowledge of all aspects of marketing and advertising. • Strong leadership skills with demonstrated ability to manage ‘beyond formal authority’ • Excellent presentation, negotiation and communication skills at a senior level. • Strategic thinker, good business acumen, especially in marketing and financial issues. • Good... 22 April 2014 15:03:51 +0000 Marketing Services Executive http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69707/Marketing%2520Services%2520Executive.html     A vacancy has arisen due to someone leaving.  Salary range is c.£23,000   Role:  Loyalty & Marketing Services Executive, Car Marketing, reporting to the Retail Marketing Services Manager   Objective:  Provide support for full spectrum of marketing and communications of Loyalty Programme Key Responsibilities:   Creation/production of Quarterly Point-of-Sale collateral requirements: Car/CV Tactical By-the- Car Stand Updates Environmental Posters Sales Offers GM Messenger (Assistance with Brand/Launch POS collateral when required)   CI Compliance & POS Standards Guide   Main day-to-day contact with Merchandising Service Project Team (aligned to Quarterly installs)   Budgets/Monthly Reporting & Purchase Order Administration for Loyalty, POS & Partners     22 April 2014 15:03:58 +0000 Account Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69706/Account%2520Manager.html IMMEDIATE START This is one of the best agencies in the Midlands, and have been growing from strength to strength. This is an award winning agency is vibrant and brimming with passionate and talented people, it's won more amazing clients and is now growing it's account handling team. You will need to have at least 18months agency experience and have the passion and drive to succeed in a high profile agency. This is a rare and exciting opportunity so get in touch asap 22 April 2014 15:03:57 +0000 Business Relationship Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69702/Business%2520Relationship%2520Manager.html JOB DESCRIPTION   Job title Business Relationship Manager  Hours Full time Reports to Head of Business Development     SALARY: £28k (+5% OTE)     JOB PURPOSE   To help achieve the 2014 London new business target of £750k. Identify new business opportunities and develop the sales pipeline, by introducing qualified appointments through targeted activity, focusing on intermediary contact, networking and telesales.     KEY DIMENSIONS   To develop sound understanding of prospect company structure, key marketing personnel, buying cycles, timings and marketing requirements  To open doors - cold calling, developing prospect relationships, influencing decision makers on Agency consideration and setting new business meetings To develop and sustain productive relationships with key intermediaries, i.e. AAR, Creative Brief, ISBA, PRCA, Find Good, The Observatory, Ingenuity, Haystack The ability to work proactively within the team To take accountability for delivering tasks assigned To build business development knowledge and skills     CANDIDATE PROFILE   Preferably University graduate (finisher) Highly personable, confident and resilient At least 2 years’ London Agency experience in Business Development or Client Services role Proactive, tenacious, target driven and results focused Confident face-to-face and over the phone, with strong ability to close meetings     KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS NEEDED... 22 April 2014 15:03:55 +0000 Loyalty and Marketing Services Executive http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69687/Loyalty%2520and%2520Marketing%2520Services%2520Executive.html Role:  Loyalty & Marketing Services Executive, Car Marketing, reporting to the Retail Marketing Services Manager   Objective:  Provide support for full spectrum of marketing and communications of Loyalty Programme   Key Responsibilities:   Creation/production of Quarterly Point-of-Sale collateral requirements: Car/CV Tactical By-the- Car Stand Updates Environmental Posters Sales Offers GM Messenger (Assistance with Brand/Launch POS collateral when required)   CI Compliance & POS Standards Guide   Main day-to-day contact with Merchandising Service Project Team (aligned to Quarterly installs)   Budgets/Monthly Reporting & Purchase Order Administration for Loyalty, POS & Partners   22 April 2014 15:03:33 +0000 Head of B2B http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69684/Head%2520of%2520B2B.html This is a rare opportunity to join a thriving b2b agency, this is highly confidential so get in touch asap 22 April 2014 15:03:15 +0000 Conceptual Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69678/Conceptual%2520Designer.html This is a first class opening for a talented Designer to join one of the premier agencies in the West Midland area – their client portfolio is second to none and the creative talent on board will only add value to your career. This agency has been in business for many years and works with a plethora of well known brands and companies across many different sectors from retail and FMCG to B2B and prestige automotive.  The role will involve working closely with the CD and fellow Art Directors and the key premise will be to produce sublime ideas for integrated campaigns which will have a print and advertising bias.   On a day to day, you will be helping the account teams knock the clients out with credible creative solutions in addition to guiding and mentoring others as and when required. You will work primarily on print, branding and consumer focused projects, handling each one from concept to execution. These projects will vary from a nicely executed brochure to a national ad campaign so you must enjoy the buzz of handling distinctly differentiated projects. It is very important that you love the premise of coming up with the ideas and you can translate a given concept across print and advertising.  In essence, our client is looking for someone who can bring inspiration to the party both as a creative as well as someone that the team will respect. To be considered for this role, you will have most likely spent the last three to four years in an agency based creative role, with around two of those being at a relatively mid weight level.... 22 April 2014 14:02:30 +0000 Senior Account Manager - Events http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69676/Senior%2520Account%2520Manager%2520-%2520Events.html Senior Events Account Manager: Manchester 27 - 35K A leading Events agency based in Manchester are looking for a highly seasoned Senior Account Manager to join their growing team. This is a highly regarded agency with an impressive client list of well known global brands. Having won award after award and enjoyed sustained growth over the last few years few years, they need a Senior Account Manager to assist on the delivery of large scale events. Key skills and experience: Strong events background Experience managing a team The ability to juggle time, people and expectations Excellent attention to detail Great communication skills Experience in a design environment This is an incredibly exciting opportunity to join one of the North West's, if not the UK's fastest growing agencies. The Senior Events Account Manager will benefit from a great work environment and excellent progression prospects so apply now! Blue Skies specialise in Marketing Recruitment covering Clientside, Account Handling, PR and Executive. We also have a specialist Creative Recruitment team. We offer unrivalled opportunities across all specialisms and industry sectors, presenting you with only the best marketing jobs. Although we try to respond to all applications, the high number we receive means this isn`t always possible. If you have not heard from us within 72 hours, please assume that your application has not been successful. For more information, visit www.blueskiescareers.co.uk and we`ll make sure we do our best to find you the perfect marketing role. 22 April 2014 11:11:47 +0000 Web Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69662/Web%2520Designer.html Web Designer This multi-award winning agency, with an international client base, is on the lookout for a talented and motivated Web Designer to join their Design and Development team. This well-renowned and highly-regarded digital agency in Manchester City Centre are looking for a passionate and experienced Web Designer, with Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator,  to produce visually stunning websites for their clients; whether it be a complete revamp of an existing website, or creating a brand new ecommerce site for an online retailer. This agency specialise in implementing digital marketing solutions for a host of exciting brands, and you will have the opportunity to gain and develop your knowledge of digital marketing. The main responsibilities for this position are: ·         Design requirements capturing ·         Web Design ·         Brand Management ·         Wire framing and Planning ·         Responsive Web Design ·         Attending client meetings to better understand requirements It would be highly advantageous if you have experience in HTML, CSS and Javascript; however we are looking for someone with a strong portfolio, showing previous web design experience. You would be joining a fantastic and sociable team, with cool, modern offices – close to public... 22 April 2014 10:10:05 +0000 Relationship Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69651/Relationship%2520Manager.html Better Placed are proud to be working with a multi-award winning agency based just outside of Manchester City Centre.  They are looking for an Account Manager or Senior Account Manager to join their highly successful team. We are looking for an experienced and highly personable Account Handler, who has a proven background in working collaboratively with their clients; taking a strategic and consultative approach to their requirements and working closely with the development, delivery and sales teams to ensure that their projects are delivered to the highest standard. You will be working with their existing clients, as opposed to finding and developing new relationships. PS. Their client list is INCREDIBLE. This is a highly enviable position for someone looking to enter a highly lucrative and highly sought after area of digital. If you are currently working in an agency, and are interested in working with one of the most successful teams in the North West - get in touch to be considered for this opportunity. Any technical or digital experience would be highly advantageous, however we will also consider applications from people from integrated or traditional marketing agencies. If you are eager to learn, or passionate about digital, this is an opportunity that you will not want to miss out on.  18 April 2014 16:04:37 +0000 Packaging Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69621/Packaging%2520Designer.html Packaging Designer, Not For Profit Organisation, Wiltshire, 25,000, Perm, ASAP Blue Skies Marketing Recruitment is on the lookout for a Packaging Designer to join a not for profit organisation in Wiltshire. This organisation is looking for a Packaging Designer to come and join their team and create, execute and implement outstanding creative designs for products and packaging for the retail gift market. You will be working closely with the account manager and reporting day to day for design direction to the brand and creative services manager. Main duties and responsibilities: Providing innovative packaging design solutions, designing and refreshing gift ranges, to include toys, food and drink, stationery, calendars, diaries and more. Also designing across POS, branding, brochures and advertising. Researching and monitoring customer markets and trends to find new and innovative design solutions. Advising clients on production methods and best print practice. Using cutter guides, completing artwork for new product development and packaging as well as providing revised or new artwork for brand packaging. Knowledge and skills: Proven experience working in the FMCG sector and a clear understanding of branding. Have a strong conceptual approach to rebranding packaging and delivering ideas and designs across new packaging. Proficient knowledge of Apple Macs, Adobe CS (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) Exacting attention to detail and a keen appreciation of design methodology and typography This is a great opportunity for any packaging designer to work for a... 18 April 2014 11:11:06 +0000 Media Relations Officer - Edinburgh http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69620/Media%2520Relations%2520Officer%2520-%2520Edinburgh.html The Media Relations Office is responsible for promoting the wide-ranging work of the Scottish Parliament to print, broadcast, specialist and online media, providing journalists with up-to-date information on Chamber business, the work of the Committees, the work of the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body (SPCB) and the public engagement activities undertaken by the Parliament.   Your duties will include providing parliamentary officials with media advice, supporting a frontline media enquiry service and acting as an official Parliament spokesperson.  You will also provide a full range of media support to parliamentary committees, including providing advice to Committee Conveners and Clerks on promoting the work of committees and maximising coverage.   You will have a proven track record in dealing with the media effectively on a daily basis, a strong news sense and a good understanding of how the media works.  Advanced communication skills are essential as is the ability to work with a range of stakeholders within your team and beyond.  You will be able to demonstrate good judgement, problem solving skills, the ability to manage competing priorities and meet tight deadlines.  A good awareness of the Scottish political environment is necessary as are sound IT skills and an understanding of new media.  A relevant professional qualification or evidence of continuous professional development is desirable.   For full information and an application form visit: www.scottish.parliament.uk/abouttheparliament/12442.aspx Email:... 18 April 2014 08:08:48 +0000 Creative Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69611/Creative%2520Director.html Creative Director, Brand Communications Agency, Northamptonshire, 40,000 - 45,000, Perm, ASAP Blue Skies Recruitment is looking for a Creative Director for a Branding Communications Agency based in Northamptonshire. This agency, which specialise in brand communications, are looking for a skilled and determined Creative Director to come and lead their exceptional studio team. It will be your job to head up the creative and studio within this great agency, implementing processes as well as mentoring and guiding the Designers in your team. You will still need to roll your sleeves up though and be heavily involved in designing across branding and digital as well as having the ability to write copy. This role would suit a Senior Designer that is looking to make that step up in to a Creative Director position. To be considered you need to demonstrate you have: Excellent client facing skills. Good digital and branding design experience. Worked across professional services clients and have a portfolio bursting with creative ideas across numerous platforms, both print and digital. The ability to mentor and guide the designers that would sit in your team. This really is a brilliant opportunity for a Senior Designer looking for a step up or a Creative Director, to really make a difference within this brilliant agency. Creative Director, Brand Communications Agency, Northamptonshire, 40,000 - 45,000, Perm, ASAP Blue Skies specialise in Marketing Recruitment covering Clientside, Account Handling, PR and Executive. We also have a specialist Creative Recruitment team. We... 17 April 2014 18:06:50 +0000 Middleweight Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69594/Middleweight%2520Designer.html Middleweight Designer, Full Service Agency, Nottinghamshire, 25,000 - 27,000, Perm, ASAP Blue Skies Recruitment is looking for a Middleweight Designer to join a full service agency based in Nottinghamshire. This award winning agency specialising in brand communications is looking for a self-motivated Middleweight Designer with outstanding creativity and imagination to come and join their like-minded and established studio team. Working with some big house hold names, you will definitely be working hard and at a fast pace on some exciting clients and briefs. As a Middleweight Designer for this agency your role will be busy and varied and will include liaising directly with client, brainstorming with the creative team ideas and concepts for campaigns, art directing photo-shoots designing and artworking. To be considered you will need to have the following key skills and experience: A portfolio bursting with branding projects, demonstrating ability to take an idea and roll out across numerous touch points Highly conceptual designer able to not only design and artwork but also create ideas and concepts for branded campaigns Excellent communication skills because you will be liaising with clients directly Previous agency experience Previous experience working on multiple accounts This really is a brilliant opportunity for a Middleweight Designer to work in a fantastically creative studio environment and an opportunity you shouldnt miss out on. So why not email me your CV to find out more...? Middleweight Designer, Full Service Agency, Nottinghamshire, 25,000 -... 17 April 2014 11:11:39 +0000 Senior Packaging Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69531/Senior%2520Packaging%2520Designer.html Senior Packaging Designer, Full Service Agency, Gloucestershire, 30,000 - 40,000, Perm, ASAP Blue Skies Recruitment is looking for a Senior Packaging Designer to join a Full Service Agency in Gloucestershire. Our client who specialises in branding and packaging design is on the lookout for an experienced Senior Packaging Designer with previous experience within packaging to join their very imaginative studio team. Working on some exciting and well-known brands, this is a great opportunity that you cannot miss out on. You will be part of an amazing studio team, and will brainstorm ideas and concepts for packaging, following those through to artwork. Working hands-on with the team means you need to have excellent communication skills and not to be afraid to get stuck in and voice your ideas and opinions. If this role has grabbed your attention, then see if you tick the boxes below and send through your CV! A portfolio full to bursting, demonstrating packaging designs and concepts Proven experience to not only design great packaging but also create the initial ideas and concepts. Keen eye for detail Great communicator Senior Packaging Designer, Full Service Agency, Gloucestershire, 30,000 - 400,000, Perm, ASAP Blue Skies specialise in Marketing Recruitment covering Clientside, Account Handling, PR and Executive. We also have a specialist Creative Recruitment team. We offer unrivalled opportunities across all specialisms and industry sectors, presenting you with only the best marketing jobs. Although we try to respond to all applications, the high number we...