The Drum Jobs 19 September 2014 15:03:01 +0000 Product and Packaging Graphic Designer Leading specialist organisation based in North Manchester requires a Designer who has experience within product design, packaging design & graphic design. Essential skills include Illustrator and Photoshop, along with adhering to style guides and brand plans. The ideal candidate must have a good eye for detail and be able to interpret and develop a project brief quickly, creatively and accurately. It is essential to have a passion for design including graphics, product and illustration. Experience within packaging and brand development across gift, greeting cards or home accessories would be advantageous. You must have the ability to adhere to deadlines and be able to communicate with suppliers and other creatives in the team. Great opportunity to join an award winning company with an established client base. This is an exciting role that will give you the opportunity to travel within the UK and foreign countries for project management and market research! 19 September 2014 13:01:57 +0000 Graphic Designer (2 posts) You will be responsible for creating exciting concepts and high quality creative work to agreed schedules, including marketing campaigns, internal publications and digital platforms.   You will need to advise clients on the most effective creative solutions for their needs, manage photo shoots and work within the Police Scotland guidelines.   You will be educated to a minimum, HND level in Graphic design and have good working knowledge of Adobe CS/CC software and project management experience.   We have one permanent and one temporary post.  The tenure of the temporary post is 6 months.   The following essential competencies will be used for the selection process:   1.    Respect for Diversity 2.    Effective Communication 3.    Job Knowledge 4.    Personal Effectiveness 5.    Service Delivery 6.    Team Working 7.    Problem Solving   Please be aware that that the interim SPA pay and grading structure may be subject to future change.   Individuals working, or applying for, a flexible working arrangement who wish to apply for this post will have their flexible working arrangement considered in line with current policy, as well as both personal and organisational needs.     Police Scotland is committed to promoting a diverse workforce and to achieving and promoting an organisational culture where staff and officers are treated with dignity, fairness and respect.   To assist us to... 19 September 2014 10:10:57 +0000 Senior Graphic Designer Brief Overview This is an opening for a Senior Graphic Designer to join a busy creative team in a leading international design agency that specialises in retail and communications.  This agency has an impressive client list featuring well-known brand names in the retail, fashion and the leisure world. The role This role is all encompassing; it is strategic, hands on and managerial. In this exciting and fast paced role; you will head up the graphic design team and play a pivotal part in the day to day success of the studio.  You will be working both independently and leading the team to deliver world-class creativity within tight deadlines; working across a broad spectrum of branding, literature, retail graphics, POS, website design and art-work. Alongside this; you will present your work in client presentations and liaise with clients directly as required.  You will be seeing a wide range of exciting projects from conception to completion and push boundaries even on the simplest of projects. Your work will surpass client expectations and will ooze innovation and creativity. What we’re looking for You will have the operational and commercial skills to thrive in this role and you will have at least 6 years experience gained in an agency environment where you have been used to delivering outstanding creative work.  You will be a great communicator and team player, an expert in Adobe Creative Suite and you will have experience with 2D and 3D graphics. As well as solid agency experience; our client is looking for a creative portfolio... 18 September 2014 17:05:01 +0000 Account Manager - Events We’re looking for an Account Manager for a leading Live Events and Communications Agency based in Manchester with a great client list.  You’ll be responsible for the day-to day running and delivery of projects which include live events for both internal and external comms, along with supporting design, film and digital.  You’ll need to be able to develop and grow strong client relationships, leading to long term relationships.  You’ll be commercially astute, with the ability to plan, coordinate and budget a variety of projects, as well as confidently present and pitch ideas to clients.  This is a down to earth agency where everyone gets stuck in, so you should be hard working with a can do attitude, with a willingness to go the extra mile, and keen to continue your learning and development. 18 September 2014 14:02:29 +0000 Senior Creative Based in Manchester, this position is to oversee a team of creatives and lead them though the design process from initial brief through to final completion. It would be ideal if you had experience producing designs for the packaging and FMCG sectors, as you will be working with blue chip client accounts in this area. Other projects will include catalogue design, brochures, DM and inserts. Essential skills cover art directing small photoshoots, producing storyboards, have hands-on skills using InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop and have an eye for branding, layout & typography. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with some global brands within a creative team environment. 18 September 2014 11:11:36 +0000 Account Director: CRM - Integrated Agency Account Director: CRM - Integrated agency in South Manchester We are looking for an Account Director to join a highly renowned integrated agency, based in either their South Manchester or London office. The role will manage one of the agencies largest accounts - a major B2B client - and requires significant experience CRM & Data driven communications experience. Our client has an outstanding reputation for the work they produce for their clients, backed up by the numerous awards they've collected in recent years. They offer a fabulous working environment and excellent prospects for personal development and advancement, making it a truly great place to work. The Account Director will manage an established, successful team of Account Handlers and will be responsible for developing the clients CRM strategy and ensuring work is completed to a high standard, within budget. They are looking for a commercially focussed Account Director / Senior Account Director who can demonstrate: - Significant knowledge and experience of CRM and Data, managing large integrated communications strategies. - Experience managing teams - excellent leadership skills are essential. - Successful track record managing large accounts, demonstrating the ability to build effective relationships with clients. - Project management and Digital experience would be a distinct advantage. The agency are open minded to someone from another Agency or a Clientside business provided they demonstrate significant experience of CRM and Data driven comms. For more information on this exciting role, contacts us... 18 September 2014 11:11:36 +0000 Account Manager X 2: Leading independent agency Account Manager X 2: Leading independent Marketing Agency, South Manchester Blue Skies are pleased to be working with a leading independent Marketing agency in South Manchester who are recruiting for 2 Account Managers. They have enjoyed consistent growth over the last twelve months from both new and existing clients and are looking for 2 Account Managers who can develop and progress within the agency. The first role will look after one of the agencies largest accounts, a major multi-sited retail business. For this client work includes POS and Promotional Marketing campaigns, Advertising and some Digital projects. The second Account Manager role will look after 2-3 clients across the Retail, FMCG and Charity sectors and will be split 50:50 between online and offline work. Applicants for the Account Manager roles must have worked within an integrated agency. Experience of Retail Marketing would be a distinct advantage, but is not essential. Exceptional client facing skills are vital as is the desire to take on more strategic work. These are terrific opportunities for Account Managers looking for the next step in their careers - send us your CV asap for more info! 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... 18 September 2014 07:07:14 +0000 PR & Social Media Account Director Our client is a leading integrated agency based in South Manchester. Currently on the lookout for a big hitter with a background in PR and Social Media.  It's essential that you are currently operating at a senior level in an agency environment and that you have a proven track record in both traditional offline PR and online.  You'll have superb media contacts and you'll be an ideas driven and creative individual, constantly coming up with new and innovative ideas for consumer engagement for leading blue chip brands.  Within the agency, the PR & Social Media team work closely with the digital, media, creative and branding teams so you'll thrive on collaborating at a senior level with other like minded individuals.   It goes without saying that you'll have excellent client servicing, financial and team management skills.  Leading and developing a purposeful and motivated team is a key aspect of this role.   The agency has a terrific reputation, a roster of blue chip global clients and unlimited career development opportunities. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.  17 September 2014 15:03:01 +0000 Designer My client is a leading consumer business based in Harrogate which has continued to grow throughout 2014. As part of its continued commitment to its marketing team they are now looking for a Graphic Designer to help strengthen their creative team.   As a Designer you will play an integral part of the creative team, interpreting briefs and proving creative ideas and opportunities whilst ensuing brand guidelines are maintained.   Your key responsibilities will include:   Taking projects from brief to completion ensuing that you take individual responsibility to ensure all creative work meets the required standard. Liaising with internal departments to determine design requirements. Developing effective monthly mail shots Packaging final artwork and managing deliveries to external suppliers.   You will have previous commercial design experience and be fully conversant in all the latest Adobe package. Additional CSS and HTML experience would put candidates in good stead. 16 September 2014 18:06:18 +0000 Media Production Executive - North Birmingham A full time opportunity is available for Production Executive who has extensive experience of OOH Media, Booked Media and Press Advertising to join a fast growing and dynamic creative, advertising & marketing agency based just north of Birmingham. You'll need a proven track record working in an agency environment dealing with OOH (Out Of Home) Media, Booked Media and Press Advertising. Essential Skills: • Media Scheduling • Booked Media • Out Of Home Media (OOH) • 6/48/96 sheet outdoor advertising • Press Advertising • Knowledge of design and print • Ability to multi task • Solid organisational ability, ability to work to deadlines • Communication and negotiation skills. • Strong attention to detail. Role details: • Scheduling of workload for Studio • Liaising with Creative/Studio Team and Account Services Team • Maintaining good relationships with suppliers to ensure that all required external deadlines are met • Ensuring quality and service levels meet set standards. • Receiving and resolving queries with regard to specifications and delivery • Creation of specifications for projects This is a great post for an experienced  Production Executive with Media skills. Production Executive (Booked Media) - North Birmingham - c£22k 16 September 2014 17:05:30 +0000 Creative Artworkers x 2 - North Birmingham Birmingham based creative agency are looking for a couple of fast, accurate Creative Artworkers to join a busy studio team! This is an artworking role with creative input. Accurate artworking ability using CS6/CC will be a must along with creative skills. All usual Adobe CS packages required, must be fluent in InDesign, Photoshop and illustrator. Interested? Email your CV and some samples of work that show your creative and artworking skills over right away! Creative Artworker - North Birmingham to £22k 16 September 2014 09:09:30 +0000 Web Designer This is a fantastic opportunity for a digitally biased individual with a real passion for cutting edge creativity to join this world leading marketing agency. My client is part of a bigger group, one of the world’s largest networks, and boasts an extensive client list ranging from FMCG to IT and communications. A close knit creative team, you will be part of a relaxed but productive environment, working with some extremely talented and driven individuals. They are looking for a digital creative, with an appreciation for all offline channels. You will be responsible for developing ideas and creating content on or offline, whether it’s TV, a promotion or a big digital idea. To be considered for this role, you will be an all round creative individual, be able to think, draw, write and present concisely and creatively. Ideally, you will be from an online/interactive background, be comfortable with design and have the drive and ambition to create innovative campaigns. This is a great opportunity for a candidate looking to join an agency with real opportunities to progress and for an outgoing and commercial individual these opportunities are more than tangible. 15 September 2014 11:11:27 +0000 New Business Manager This is a brilliant chance to join this thiving agency based in Cheshire, this agency have big plans to be the best agency in the Northwest and are looking for a new business manager to join their team, this is a key role within the agency so if you would like more information get in touch asap 15 September 2014 11:11:07 +0000 Senior Account Executive SENIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE To be the day to day contact on allocated areas of accounts, on both an internal and external basis, delivering an efficient, effective and profitable service. To control and progress jobs through the Agency system, keeping all departments fully informed. REPORTING TO Account Manager MAIN DUTIES Understanding the Agency • The agencies credentials. • Familiarisation with McCann corridor companies. • Understand and implement, where relevant, proprietary tools of Brand Footprint, Selling Strategy and Pulse. • Understand the roles and responsibilities of other Agency departments • Understand and proactively implement the appropriate admin/briefing/scheduling procedures required by other Agency departments • Understand the financial management process relating to client accounts and take an active role in terms of budget and cost management on all assigned projects on an ongoing basis. Client Servicing • Develop and maintain a close and productive relationship with relevant client contacts, acting with integrity at all times • Identify problems as they arise and deal with them when appropriate, keeping the Account Manager appraised at all times. • Provide day to day contact with client and take the lead on certain projects outlined by the Account Manager. • Respond promptly to client requests, managing expectations in terms of speed and delivery of response, using appropriate briefing/admin structures • Work with Account Manager to ensure all jobs are scheduled on time and budget and... 15 September 2014 11:11:58 +0000 New Business Executive Great opportunity to join this full service agency based in Cheshire, who are looking for a new business person to help them attract new clients this is a great opportunity get in touch asap for more details. 15 September 2014 11:11:36 +0000 Head of Account Management We are looking for a senior account director who is looking for the next step up.  This agency are growing from strength to strength and are looking to add a heavy weight to their team. Get in touch ASAP for a confidential chat. 15 September 2014 11:11:23 +0000 Senior Account Director -Motorbikes This is a rare opportunity to join a high profile agency, if you have a passion for motorbikes get in touch ASAP as this could be your dream role. This role is urgent so get in touch ASAP for a confidential chat. 15 September 2014 11:11:12 +0000 Digital Marketing Manager - top financial services co Our client is a leading Financial Services organisation based in Yorkshire.  We are currently looking for a Digital Marketing Manager to join the team.  To be considered for this role, we are looking for a Digital Marketing Manager with a proven track record of creating and implementing digital marketing plans to support lead acquisition and brand awareness.  We are ideally looking for a Digital Marketing Manager who has knowledge of the financial services sector and who has strong knowledge of website development, management of multichannel marketing campaigns, content marketing, user experience journeys, SEO and Social Media.  It is essential that you have excellent knowledge of data and you will be adept at the interpretation of data and analytics to allow customer profiling and the development of customer journey mapping.  As Digital Marketing Manager you will be adept in the management of email marketing campaigns, and CRM strategy with a focus on ROI for customer acquisition, development and retention.  This is an all-encompassing digital role and will require an all-rounder who has solid web and CMS technology knowledge. The organisation is growing rapidly and are based in beautiful offices in West Yorkshire.  This is definitely a role which offers plenty of scope for career development and growth and one where it is possible to maintain a decent work life balance too. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.  12 September 2014 16:04:20 +0000 Digital Project Manager Digital Project Manager My client is one of the most desirable agencies to work with in Manchester. They are actively looking for a Project Manager to join their talented team. Based in Manchester City Centre, this agency has made a name for themselves for their digital innovation and creative expertise. Their exceptionally cool client base is testament to the demonstrable passion that they have for the industries that they operate in. If you fancy working with amazing consumer brands on a national and international basis, this is the best opportunity for you. We are looking for a proven and experienced Digital Project Manager to work on the planning and project management for a number of clients. You will be managing the full lifecycle of web build, design and other occasionally offline projects, tracking, monitoring and advising clients on timings and budgets, ensuring that these are adhered to. You will be responsible for going to client meetings, taking the brief and seeing it through to completion. We are looking for someone who is passionate, driven and who takes a keen interest in digital . Apply now to hear more about this amazing opportunity! 12 September 2014 16:04:30 +0000 PR Account Manager (Liverpool) A well-established, fast-growing and highly regarded (Liverpool) agency, majoring on PR, but with a wide-ranging capability, is looking for a dynamic Account Manager (or SAE, ready for progression) with several years’ experience, to join their successful team – someone who is ambitious and energetic, and also capable of handling complex campaigns, working across a range of accounts (b2b, b2c and retail). The right candidate for this, a key position within the agency’s close-knit team, will be a true media/PR professional, with the proven ability to work across all relevant online and offline channels, and will have a first-class writing pedigree (the role has an editorial emphasis), although good all-round PR skills and a broad appreciation of marcomms are also required, as are the willingness to take ownership, the ability to positively influence media contacts and proven skills in managing and developing accounts (without close supervision). This is an agency that’s going places. The prospects are superb and the salary is negotiable. To become a part of their winning team, call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV to   11 September 2014 17:05:37 +0000 Production Print Manger/Print Buyer (Property Management) - Birmingham Due to new client wins a full time role is available for an experienced Production Print Manger/Print Buyer with this fast growing creative, advertising & marketing agency based just north of Birmingham. Extensive high quality Print Buying experience will be essential, along with knowledge of artwork production and set up for a range of specialist printing processes. Knowledge of high quality print for the property market or shopping centres would be an advantage. Outline The Production Print Manger/Print Buyer is a key member of the agency team, carrying responsibility for customer service delivery, operational excellence and innovation and project management of all print related jobs. The Production Print Manger/Print Buyer will be responsible for the print management of the client, from RFQ, supplier assessment, managing WIPs, buying of print along with press passing and final delivery of print to its end destination. The role will encompass the management and delivery of print and to be the voice of print knowledge to your fellow Account Managers have responsibility for, the overall quality control of print and delivery, WIP management, project management, cost control and estimation, cost tracking and invoicing, project briefing and support for the customer. The Production Print Manger/Print Buyer will be part of a team that is made up of 3 x account managers and an AD, You will report into and support the Account Director who has overall responsibility for the customer, you will be part of a close team that is integrated into the customer’s... 11 September 2014 11:11:55 +0000 Senior Account Manager Set it in the heart of Manchester, this fully integrated B2B agency has been working with an incredible number of brands for some time which is a testament to their cultured and innovative approach to delivering results. Due to further account wins they seek a senior account manager who will be responsible for managing the TTL requirements of their key accounts across online and offline touch points. The role The clients are predominantly business to business and cover different sectors as do their requirements - typical projects include all forms of high end design and advertising through to innovative and cutting edge digital projects. A  fair proportion of this role will be focused on more traditional methods of marketing communications alongside digital media.  Needless to say, you will be managing costs, budgets, time scales across all projects which will require finely honed client handling and organisational skills combined with a critical eye for detail. What we’re looking for In essence, you will be the lead creative and guiding light on all creative projects, working very closely with creative, PR and digital teams to generate first class creative ideas and concepts for a range of integrated campaigns. For this reason, it is necessary to have a sound understanding across all marketing disciplines combined with the necessary committed and passionate approach to your daily duties.  You will be used to working closely with client services and digital teams to ensure a seamless transition of briefs into the creative domain and they... 11 September 2014 09:09:19 +0000 Client Services Director We are working exclusively with a highly strategic full-service brand agency based just outside of Manchester. They are actively looking for a Client Services Director to bolster their senior management team.  This agency has an outstanding and unrivalled reputation in the industry. They exude quality in everything they do; regularly winning awards for their creative and strategic campaigns and having one of the best creative and client services teams of any agency in the North. They are looking for an experienced Client Services Director to head up their account handling function, mentoring and developing the team, providing insight and direction wherever necessary, and in turn, delivering demonstrable, positive results with their clients. You will be spotting potential opportunities within their existing client base, which includes some of the UKs and worlds most recognisable brands, developing and strengthening relationships and working with the MD to grow and develop the agency as a whole. We are looking for someone who is commercial, ambitious, enthusiastic and most importantly, passionate. You may be a Group Account Director looking to take the next step, or a Client Services Director looking for a new challenge. Either way, you will be dedicated to building strong client relationships and leading a successful and motivated client services team.  10 September 2014 12:12:53 +0000 Senior Account Manager Senior Account Manager Manchester £28-35k This agency is going through an exciting period of development and growth, and needs an additional Senior Account Manager.  With a strong client list across a variety of sectors, they are consistently winning new clients and have recently expanded into larger offices in the city centre to accommodate their current and future growth.  You should be an existing Senior Account Manager or Account Manager looking for a step up.  It’s important that you have strong Marketing knowledge, able to work at clients often at a senior and strategic level, and you’ll get the opportunity to work across integrated campaigns with colleagues from Digital and PR teams.  With a good eye for creative and excellent communication skills, you’ll be able to join an agency with a real focus on results for its clients and a real family feel, where people are valued.  This agency is renowned for developing its staff and giving them opportunities to develop their career, and with their growth plans, there is a real opportunity for the successful candidate here. 10 September 2014 12:12:14 +0000 Mid-Snr Copywriter Well respected agency based in Leeds is looking for a Mid-Snr Copywriter to work on large integrated campaigns within their creative team. This is a varied & diverse role that needs a Copywriter who can generate creative ideas, create brand copy that can inspire and who can make longer copy sing. This agency does not have a sector specific client base, so they require someone who can turn their hand to a wide range of different tones. You will be working alongside an award winning Art Director, creating industry leading work for some iconic client brands. You will also be flying solo on some specific briefs – so the ability to work fast & think big is essential. Great opportunity to work with one of the North’s longest established and highly respected agencies.