The Drum Jobs 28 July 2014 17:05:23 +0000 Account Manager Account Manager: Manchester city centre 25 - 30K We are seeking an Account Manager to join one of Manchester's leading independent agencies! Our client is a successful agency who's portfolio of clients includes a number of instantly recognisable household brands and major Retailers. They work from fantastic modern offices in the city centre and have a culture where their people are well rewarded for the work they do. Now as a result of a major new client win they are looking for an Account Manager to join the team. The Account Manager role: - Build relationships with key decision makers within the clients to develop a thorough understanding of their Marketing plans. - Working with the relevant in-house teams to develop new ideas for presenting to clients. - Managing campaigns from initial brief through to execution ensuring budgets are maintained and work is completed on time. - Assisting with pitches for new offices. What they are looking for: - Commercially minded Account Manager with experience gained with a reputable agency. - Experience of working with major brands. - Excellent team working skills. - Ability to build and maintain relationships. For more information on this exciting role contact us 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 receive... 28 July 2014 13:01:09 +0000 Communications Officer Fantastic opportunity for a talented Communications Officer to join a leading Birmingham based charity. You will support the Communications Manager in delivering the marketing and communications strategy across all media both on and offline ensuring effective press coverage. A confident writer, you will generate copy and content for a variety of publications as well as the charity’s website ensuring the content is up to date at all times. You’ll also support in the delivery of social media campaigns You will liaise with donors and supporters on a regular basis, supporting with publicity for events and donation presentations which you will assist in running on an ad-hoc basis. To be considered you will have a strong base of experience in a communications/PR role - whether it be from an agency or in-house background. You will be able to demonstrate knowledge of delivering PR campaign both on and offline, with a knowledge of how to apply the various social media tools in a b2c manner. Your writing skills will be immaculate with a natural ability to adapt your tone of voice to the audience and the channel - print, broadcast or digital.  You’ll be under the guidance and expert knowledge of a fantastic Communications Manager who will help develop your career and skills, all while supporting this fantastic cause. This is a brilliant role for an ambitious, driven professional who is looking to take ownership of projects and see them finished on time and to a high standard. Interested in working for a charity? Then get your CV over asap. It’s... 28 July 2014 12:12:57 +0000 Digital Propositions Manager Established and highly successful brand within the digital sector is looking to recruit a Digital Propositions Manager to join their expanding team. This is a fantastic opportunity where you will be responsible for creating, managing & optimising their strategic commercial digital propositions. You will play an integral part in strengthening the brands’ presence in the region. Your role will involve leading the digital propositions team, managing the process for all new product development, plan, develop, investigate, recommend and also drive improvements to the digital product portfolio. You will need substantial experience of creating digital propositions within a creative environment which supports the sales team, have a sound understanding of the sales environment and have a proven track record of building strong relationships with senior department heads. An in-depth knowledge & ability to apply marketing planning techniques & best practices is essential - especially within channel/proposition marketing. Strong planning experience across the full marketing mix is also required, as are excellent communication & presentation skills. 28 July 2014 10:10:51 +0000 Studio Manager Brief overview: A fantastic opportunity has come up with our client, a very well-established marketing services agency, for a Studio Manager to work on-site with a leading blue chip client in Northampton.   The role: The Studio Manager will be responsible for ensuring the day-to-day running of the on-site studio, overseeing work, liaising with the client, and supporting the client and creative services teams in the delivery of quality design and artwork.  As Studio Manager, your key responsibilities will include traffic management, planning resources, scheduling workloads, producing project plans, managing relationships with the campaign management teams, advising on schedules and timescales, being commercially aware when managing invoices and budgets, producing and maintaining process and procedure documents, and conducting and attending key meetings. You will also be expected to deal with technical issues, such as supporting and troubleshooting with Macs and PCs, liaising with IT department, policing file management, and maintaining a freelance database.    What we’re looking for: To be considered for the role, you must have excellent practical, agency-based experience of managing Mac/PC IT systems, trafficking and procedural development in a similar role within a similar internal/client-side or agency environment. You will also require an understanding of the technical requirements and related technology and systems, an extensive knowledge of print and digital production methods, the ability to manage budgets, and experience of... 25 July 2014 16:04:37 +0000 Senior Designer Senior Designer, Design Agency, Derbyshire, 27,000 - 40,000, Permanent Blue Skies Recruitment is on the lookout for a talented Senior Designer to join a brilliant agency based in Derbyshire. This branding and design agency can boast working with some of the best retail clients on a global as well as national scale. You will work within a wonderful team of talented designers, below an award wining Creative Director and Design Director, who together produce retail designs, retail graphics and brand identities. The agency firmly believes that ideas are the foundation for all great design. To be considered, you need to demonstrate you have experience working within an agency as well as demonstrating through your portfolio, experience working on fashion and retail accounts, spanning retail graphics, packaging, POS, window displays, ticketing and much more. This is a truly great opportunity to join a brilliant agency that prides itself on not only working with some of the best retail clients but also providing a phenomenal working environment for its employees! Easily commutable from Leicester, Nottingham, Derby, Mansfield and North Birmingham (Tamworth, Lichfield, Sutton Coldfield) but not via public transport. You must own your own transport. Senior Designer, Design Agency, Derbyshire, 27,000 - 40,000, Permanent 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... 25 July 2014 16:04:37 +0000 Account Director (International Brand) - Birmingham/Amsterdam The Account Director is a senior member of the Agency business, carrying responsibility for customer service delivery, operational excellence, innovation and sales growth. The Account Director will be responsible for all aspects of the customer relationship, account management, strategic development and delivery of the Agency service and technology platform for the customer. The role will encompass the overall management and innovation of the customer’s business, the development of the customer relationships, identification of new opportunities and liaison with internal departments. This includes the recruiting, management and development of a dedicated account team, your team will comprise of 2 account managers and production operatives. The Account Director will also be responsible to communicate, track and achieve all financial targets, adhere to commercial standards, and optimise commercial benefits from the customer account. The location of the Account Director will be split between the UK and Holland so regular travel will be required. The successful candidate will need to be highly motivated, able to perform under pressure, have experience of working with international brands in a marketing capacity either client side or agency side but both would be good.   Key Responsibilities Strategic Development - Build and maintain strong relationships with key decision makers in the customer organisation, identify their needs, maintain and develop the Agency business and ensure quality delivery of service in order to provide excellent customer... 25 July 2014 16:04:00 +0000 Account Manager (International Brand) - Birmingham The Account Manager is a key member of the Agency team, carrying responsibility for customer service delivery, operational excellence, innovation and project management. The Account Manager will be responsible for the customer relationship, innovation and daily service delivery for a group of geographical marketing areas within the customer’s business. The role will encompass the management and delivery of the Agency’s content creation service to the Areas you have responsibility for, the overall quality control of outputs, WIP management, project management, cost control and estimation, cost tracking and invoicing, project briefing and support for the customer, periodic reporting and first line support for the Agency’s technology platform for the client. The Account Manager will be part of a team that is made up of 2 x account managers, production operatives. 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 marketing teams. Your location will be the Agency’s HQ in Birmingham but there may be a requirement for travel to continental Europe. The successful candidate will have brand experience either client or agency side, they will also need to be motivated, organized, able to prioritise and think clearly under pressure. Key Responsibilities Customer Service - Build and maintain strong relationships with key decision makers in the customer organisation, identify their needs, maintain and develop the... 25 July 2014 13:01:10 +0000 Digital Account Director A first-class digital AD - or SAM who's ready for progression - is required by one of the region’s - and indeed UK's - leading agencies to take responsibility for high-profile accounts and their strategic and profitable development, as they seek to further strengthen their already extensive digital capability. Suitable candidates will have a strong grasp of - and an outstanding track record in - digital marketing, ideally gained in an integrated environment, and will also have been heavily involved in the creative and planning process. A high level of versatility is essential, as  is the ability to work across all platforms, and extensive experience of major clients. The ability and confidence to lead clients and colleagues in planning and implementing digital strategies and campaigns is essential. As well as having been well-schooled in all of the main agency disciplines/practices, you will also have a real passion for brands and creativity (and digital!), a lively personality, and the ability to inspire loyalty and respect from colleagues and clients alike, setting high standards and ensuring the delivery of campaigns that achieve (and exceed) objectives in a timely, creative and profitable manner. And you'll be expected to contribute to new business. If this sounds like you, and you’re ready for a new challenge in one of the best agencies around, get in touch now! Call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV to 24 July 2014 16:04:18 +0000 Web Developers (PHP/MySQL) - East Yorkshire East Yorkshire based Web Design and Development agency are currently on the lookout for a Junior and Middleweight Web Developer to join their team, on a permanent/full-time basis. You must be a quick learner with strong communication skills. With a good understanding of web standards, usability and accessibility, you would quickly become an integral part of the nine-strong digital media team. PHP/MySQL are the core essential skills and experience of a framework such as Codeigniter/ExpressionEngine will be an advantage along with a some knowledge of Javascript (jQuery), Ajax, JSON along with the latest HTML5 and CSS techniques. Activities typically include: • Breaking down program specification into its simplest elements and translating this logic into a programming language • Clarifying what actions the website is intended to perform • Devising possible solutions to anticipated problems • Working as part of a team • Combining all elements of the website/app design and testing it • Testing sample data-sets to check that output from the website works as intended • Reacting to problems and correcting the website as necessary • Adapting the website to new requirements, as necessary • Updating, repairing, modifying and developing existing software and generic applications The successful candidates will be enthusiastic about digital media with a keen eye for detail and analytical problem solving skills you will be expected to work collaboratively in a team environment. For further details please email your CV and... 24 July 2014 15:03:23 +0000 Senior Digital Producer/Project Manager Some of us are born with the ability to multi task, organize our lives and the lives of others with laser accuracy. Some of us arent. Fortunately for those of us who aren't (author of this post included), there are people like you, who can and do, with startling brilliance. You'll love working at the heart of a close-knit team to develop medium and long-term plans as much as youll enjoy the day-to-day remit of communicating with and delivering exciting projects to our clients. You'll have a passion for the internet and leading web technologies and whilst we don't expect you to be a developer you'll be aware of leading front and back end technologies and know your PHP from JS and CSS and be at ease writing a spec and justifying your approach to a client. Youll be equally at home managing projects in an agile way as you are confident controlling the budgets. Youll also relish working as part of an international team supporting the studio and simultaneously managing and growing relationships client-side. Youll understand the importance of working fast and delivering on time, but never, ever at the expense of quality. This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented, ambitious hard working Producer looking for an open ended opportunity with a product focus that will be anything but dull. 24 July 2014 10:10:02 +0000 Head Of Development, Digital and Communications General Information Sound and Music’s Head of Development, Digital and Communications is a high profile post within the senior management team of the organisation.  The role encompasses responsibility for income generation, business development, communications and marketing for Sound and Music, as well as driving our sector-leading work around digital, data and social media. We are looking for applications from candidates with exceptional entrepreneurial skills and mindset, with the ability to spot and create new opportunities and partnerships as well as maintain a strong core of ongoing activity to maximise the value of current projects. The post has a strong external focus as well as leadership responsibility for a small Development and Communications team, and for contributing to Sound and Music’s wider business planning, strategic development and team ethos.   The creative programme for Sound and Music makes a unique and distinctive contribution to the arts in the UK. Our vision is to create a world where new music and sound prospers, transforming lives, challenging expectations and celebrating the work of its creators. Our work includes composer and artist development, partnerships with a range of organisations, audience development, touring, information and advice, network building, and education. We champion new music and the work of British composers and artists, and seek to ensure that they are at the heart of cultural life and enjoyed by many.   Our programme aims to be radical in reinvigorating the new music sector, opening... 23 July 2014 16:04:24 +0000 Senior Account Executive An award winning integrated marketing agency based at a fantastic location in Manchester is looking for a Senior Account Executive. This agency is very strong on marketing strategies and has a great creative team. The role would involve you directly working and supporting the senior account manager across a range of their clients, and you will be involved in a wide variety of marketing projects, both offline and digital.  They are looking for candidates with 1-2 years experience, but they will also consider outstanding candidates who have less than 12 months experience. They are also looking for someone who has a hardworking approach and excellent communication skills. This is the perfect opportunity for an Account Executive to join an agency that really looks after their staff, and helps them to progress and develop in their career.     22 July 2014 16:04:29 +0000 Head of Strategy The ability to control and manage a team of 10 will be managed with ease and flair allowing you to remain calm and a key figure within the agency. This Head of Strategy will ideally come from a well respected Branding / Design / Integrated / Advertising agency where they are looking for a new and rewarding challenge. Are you... Award winning? Do you head up the Strategy Team at your current agency? Do you have a plethora of experience from working with both consumer, corporate and / or retail brands? If the answer is YES then we want to talk to you... If you think that you cut the mustard apply now; however we can only respond to those candidates that we genuinely feel would be the right fit for our client. 21 July 2014 17:05:10 +0000 Creative Director Exciting new key role for a well known digital brand based in East Yorkshire. My client is searching for a Senior Digital Creative who can lead an online team of designers, developers and account managers. This is a great opportunity to shape the future of a creative digital team and take the department to the next level. You will be very hands-on in this role - overseeing the creative, liaising with the development department and building the client base with a new external arm. You will need a solid digital creative track record along with managerial experience and the ability to grown, mentor and inspire your team. You will be working on and completing multidisciplinary projects including concept development, wire framing and visual design. Your role will involve developing original ideas, concepts and uses of new digital technology - and you will need a demonstrable track record of delivering creative solutions across the full spectrum, including - advertising, copywriting, concept development, idea generation, visual design and marketing. It is essential that you have first class relationship building skills at a high level, along with experience of managing & delivering both medium and large projects & campaigns. This is a great opportunity & challenge for someone looking to combine both an inhouse & agency experience into one exciting role. 21 July 2014 16:04:17 +0000 Events Manager Account Manager - Events £24-28k Liverpool This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing events agency as they continue to secure prestigious win after prestigious win.  They’re growing steadily and are keen to attract dynamic and passionate events professionals to join their team.  Your role will be to manage various client events from inception to delivery, so it’s important you have both excellent client facing skills as well as the required project management ability to ensure you can deliver on time and to budget.  You should be capable of developing creative solutions to client briefs, able to work closely with clients to fully understand their objectives to recommend the most appropriate solution. Your logistics skills should be brilliant! M7270 18 July 2014 15:03:46 +0000 Account Manager / Senior Account Manager We are looking for an experienced Account Manager or Senior Account Manager to join the Creative side of the Manifest family in Leeds. 18 July 2014 11:11:23 +0000 Digital Project Manager Ashfield Healthcare Communications is a global leader in the delivery of actionable global strategies across 22 countries that deliver scientific content to the pharmaceutical and biotech community via relevant audiences’ preferred channels.  Underpinning this activity are the specialists and centres of excellence within digital, creative, data research and consulting.  We are extremely proud of the passion and value brought to the work today which is delivered by a highly successful and dynamic team. Ashfield’s ambition is to continue to grow and expand but maintain its ethos and drive that distinguishes the company in every location where it exists.   As part of the Ashfield group of companies we are a specialist digital agency based in Cheshire, providing strategic consultancy, cutting-edge communications expertise, technological innovation, and interactive design and development to global healthcare companies.   As Digital Project Manager, you will be part of our Client Services team, reporting to a Project Leader or Digital Programme Director. You will take responsibility for start-to-finish project management, either direct with client, or in partnership with our sister multichannel agencies.   Project management of digital deliverables includes confirmation of brief, project definition, budgeting, timeline development and maintenance, management of risk and dependencies, agency/client liaison and some testing.    The Digital Project Manager will respond to new business requests, understanding client needs,... 18 July 2014 11:11:16 +0000 3D Exhibition Designer Ashfield Healthcare Communications is a global leader in the delivery of actionable global strategies across 22 countries that deliver scientific content to the pharmaceutical and biotech community via relevant audiences’ preferred channels.  Underpinning this activity are the specialists and centres of excellence within digital, creative, data research and consulting.  We are extremely proud of the passion and value brought to the work today which is delivered by a highly successful and dynamic team. Ashfield’s ambition is to continue to grow and expand but maintain its ethos and drive that distinguishes the company in every location where it exists.   As part of the Ashfield group of companies we are a specialist creative agency working with many of the world’s leading healthcare brands. We design and develop memorable and engaging customer experiences and structures across a range of live educational environments.   As a key member of the experiential team you will need to demonstrate exceptional creativity in order to lead the conceptual design and development for key exhibits and events, including helping to define effective engagement tactics that drive our client’s communication objectives. The role involves conceptual design, visualization, space planning and technical development of exhibits, set design and other 3D environments. In addition you will ensure design integrity is maintained during the construction and installation phases while ensuring effective delivery at key events around the globe.  ... 18 July 2014 09:09:19 +0000 PHP Web Developer A PHP Web Developer based in central Glasgow is required. Carnyx Group, publisher of The Drum, has an opening for a PHP Developer to join its expanding development team. The position is ideally suited to a developer with 2-5 years of commercial experience, and will be primarily focused on PHP/MySQL development.  Some front-end involvement will be part of the job as well.  Attitude is as important as aptitude in this team, and candidates are expected to show evidence of ongoing professional development. The primary aspect of this role will be the development of a data-driven application/website.  The ideal candidate will be proactive in taking ownership of this product, and will work with a team of developers and project managers to help drive development.  This is a great opportunity for a developer with a genuine passion for finding solution to business needs. You will work closely with the rest of the development team to develop our business assets, and should demonstrate the ability to work well with others. 17 July 2014 10:10:44 +0000 Executive Assistant Part of The Drum group, RAR (Recommended Agency Register), a renowned consultancy and online business, is looking for an Executive Assistant to join its team.   You will work as part of our growing team to support the delivery of our services on and offline. Based in our Glasgow office, you will provide excellent customer service on a day-to day basis and perform administrative, sales and executive support duties.   You will be responsible for regular database updates and will answer general enquiries by phone and e- mail.    You will also support the delivery of key offline publications and projects throughout the year.   The successful candidate will have solid general computer skills - MS Office, Excel, Internet search.  It would also be advantageous to have experience of CRM and CMS systems (but not essential).  Training will be provided. Salary is from £16K    To apply for this role please contact - 16 July 2014 15:03:21 +0000 Art Director - Jamie Magazine This role offers the exciting opportunity to work closely with the Editor to design a contemporary and highly desirable commercial magazine whilst working on other products of the Jamie Magazine brand. As Art Director, youll need to oversee and design all print and digital aspects of the magazine and its licensed overseas editions under direction of the Editor. It will also be your responsibility to adhere to editorial budgets, to work on other projects as required and to keep a fine eye on all details and aspects pertaining to the above. 16 July 2014 15:03:15 +0000 Lecturer in Marketing Based in the Department of Communication, Marketing and Media, you will be involved in the delivery and development of marketing-based modules across undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the Business School. You will also contribute to the development and delivery of the School's new and dynamic Digital Marketing Project. You might currently be working in the field of marketing in industry or in a teaching capacity. Were in the business of changing lives, developing students into highly employable graduates. This is your opportunity to be part of that amazing journey and join our 1500 colleagues who already enjoy the vibrant community, richly rewarding work and lifestyle afforded by generous holidays (36 days per annum plus 10 fixed days) and flexible working options. While you develop your career, well be looking after your future, with generous pension contributions and state of the art facilities at our stunning riverside campus at Garthdee. If youre interested in bringing your marketing experience to the University and would like further information, please contact: Jo Royle - There are a restricted number of certificates of sponsorship available in the UK and there is no guarantee that the University would be able to obtain one should the successful candidate require one. 16 July 2014 13:01:31 +0000 Sales / Business Development Executive - Warwickshire Warwickshire based creative agency are searching for a Sales / Business Development Executive to develop new business for the agency. The candidate must have sales experience/knowledge within the creative / print sector. The role could suit an Agency Account Executive/Manager or a Designer with sales experience. Above all you must be ambitious and to be able to work under your own initiative. This is a fantastic opportunity with excellent open ended commission and Company Car. If you're up for the challenge please email your CV over ASAP. Sales / Business Development Executive Warwickshire to £27,000 + Car & open ended commission 16 July 2014 11:11:01 +0000 Web Designer Well recognised brand based in Cheshire is looking to recruit a new Web Designer to join their inhouse creative marketing team. You will be designing and creating content for websites and emails, following brand guidelines and adhering to schedules. You will be working from initial concept through to final delivery, liaising with the Developers in the team. There is no coding involved with this role - it is creating the front end look & feel only. Great opportunity to work with an established retail/fashion brand with good benefits! 16 July 2014 10:10:57 +0000 Account Manager-3 month contract We have a great contract role working client side for a 3 month contract this role is urgent so get in touch ASAP