The Drum Jobs 22 September 2017 07:07:11 +0000 Account Manager - communications & digital  Our client is a top London creative agency who have an implant team based with a leading blue chip firm in Manchester. The team is 20 strong in Manchester and they sit alongside the client's marketing communications team.  Due to increased growth, we are looking for an Account Manager to join the team. We're seeking an Account Manager who has a minimum of 3 years agency experience and who has a good mix of marketing communications based campaigns under their belt. You'll work across everything from design & branding and advertising through to brochure development, website and content management and new product launches.  You will be an all-rounder who has excellent organisational ability and is used to multi-tasking whilst retaining excellent attention to detail.  The client sector is professional services and includes both consumer and b2b campaigns.  It's a great opportunity to stay agency side whilst experiencing life in-house.   This is a great team, there are plenty of opportunities for promotion and the working hours and life balance are excellent too. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP. 19 September 2017 15:03:50 +0000 Account Director - top FMCG agency in Manchester Our client needs little introduction as a leading light in the North West agency scene - they are proof that you don't need to go to London to work with the top agencies. Due to continued growth, they are seeking an Account Director to join their team. A proven track record within integrated/creative agencies is required and as Account Director you will lead and develop a team working for an exciting mix of FMCG clients . At the Account Director level it is essential that you are able to take responsibility for growing and retaining existing accounts. You will also be required to provide marketing consultancy to senior level marketing professionals to provide them with effective creative solutions to their marketing objectives. We're looking for a strong all-rounder, someone who has an excellent knowledge of strategic brand management but who is also strong on delivery and who can work on everything from traditional advertising and SP campaigns but also has a lot of digital exposure too. We're looking for an Account Director who can demonstrate that they can grow and develop clients, contribute to new biz and to manage a small team. This agency regularly wins awards and has a great track record. One of the longest established agencies in the North. To have a chat in more detail, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP. 15 September 2017 17:05:38 +0000 Digital Media Officer Fixed term contract for an initial 6 months with the possibility of extension. 23,016 - 26,040 per annum plus contributory pension Manchester, UK As the only UK aid and development charity to have shared the Nobel Peace Prize, Mines Advisory Group (MAG) is an energetic, inspiring and forward thinking organisation. Wars and conflicts erupt, subside and end. But they leave behind millions of landmines, unexploded bombs and unsecure arms. These pose an every-day danger for decades and disrupt the lives of communities for generations. At MAG, we believe that whenever and wherever wars happen, ordinary people should not be the ones who pay the price. We are looking for an innovative and inspiring Digital Media Officer to join our team here at MAG. Our expanding funding, new programmes and exciting line up of fundraising events means we need another pair of hands to help share our stories - ideally someone with some amazing digital skills. You will help us to shape our social media footprint so wed love you to be excited about the humanitarian work that we do. You will need to be able to quickly grasp complex and technical information so that you can create multi-media content for a variety of audiences; from de-miners working in the field in Angola to the general public. The contract is initially for 6 months, but with the strong possibility of extension. To be our Digital Media Officer youll have bags of experience with Photoshop, InDesign and Final Cut Pro on Mac or PC and be passionate about social media with loads of experience of content management. It will be... 15 September 2017 16:04:06 +0000 New Business Account Manager ROAR is less a process, more a craft. We think in pencils and pads, cork boards and conversations. From conception through to production, each stage of our unique, hands-on approach receives the attention of the entire team. Like a team of artisans, each project is a labour of love. Smart design supplied with warmth, care and craft. We are looking for a New Business Account Manager to join our expanding team. You will have two primary objectives. The first is to grow new business and follow up on opportunities that present themselves whilst we embark on a calendar of activity over the year. The second is to help bring more structure and process to our existing accounts. You should be organised and with good sales experience and an ability to network when appropriate. You will also have the opportunity to come up with strategic ideas to influence the output of the company. To develop an in depth understanding of the client base Respond to inbound enquiries and follow up on leads Develop new business opportunities by conducting research Organising and coordinating attendance at trade shows Preparing quotations, proposals and negotiating with decision makers Lead and input strategic and creative planning Input and manage CRM systems Influence our PR and build relationships with journalists Create leadership content and output for social media Be our brand ambassador and main advocate of ROAR We are a passionate and honest team of caring people. If you want a job in a company where your skills could really make a difference, then this might be for you. 14 September 2017 13:01:26 +0000 Senior Retoucher Empire Design is looking for an experienced Senior Creative Retoucher to join their award-winning studio team at their central London office. Working within their established retouching department you will produce the highest quality work for some of the biggest names in film, taking ownership of projects and working well under tight deadlines. Not only will you need to be creative but your technical retouching knowledge needs to be of the highest order as well. This is a vibrant and rapidly growing studio and as such the ideal candidate will need to thrive in such an environment, as well as being able to work well within the small retouching team. If you feel that you meet these requirements, then please send your CV, your portfolio and a cover letter explaining why you would like to work at Empire Design. 14 September 2017 12:12:14 +0000 Digital Account Executive This is a fantastic opportunity to join a lovely creative agency with an outstanding track record of producing high quality creative work. They are looking for someone with at least one years’ experience, either agency or in-house. You’ll need to be self-motivated, enthusiastic and prepared to roll your sleeves up in a small close-knit team. You should be a natural people person, capable of building and developing relationships with clients, you should be a confident presenter and comfortable presenting and communicating ideas. It will be a varied role across Design, Marketing and Digital projects, but in particular any digital marketing experience you’ve got already would be beneficial especially with CMS systems and Google Analytics. Any experience or knowledge you are missing they can help you to learn and develop!   14 September 2017 12:12:43 +0000 Financial Controller Our client is a creative agency with a great culture, looking to bring in an experienced and dynamic Financial Controller. You’ll need to be a self-starter, keen to become the financial cornerstone of the agency, working closely with the agency exec team and board.  Ideally you’ll have a passion for creativity and be passionate about working in this sector, working with global brands in a vibrant business. They’re looking for someone proactive, who is capable of analysing existing processes and structures within the business, and recommending improvements. Your role will include day to day sales and purchase bookkeeping, payroll, VAT and corporation tax, bank reconciliations, cash flow management, preparation of management accounts and board packs. You’ll also work closely with the wider agency team, helping them to better understand the role of finance, and how it can help them in their day to day roles, so you’ll need excellent communication and leadership skills. You’ll need experience/understanding of project management software, and working in a similar business that operates on a job costing, time recording basis would be ideal. This is a role with huge potential for an ambitious finance professional, who wants to be integral in a growing business and to further aid their growth.   12 September 2017 17:05:51 +0000 Mid-weight Designer/Art Director A successful integrated agency is looking for a mid-weight designer/art director to join their creative team working on a wide range of TTL campaigns. Someone who's equally happy working on design or advertising briefs. If that's you, read on... Working closely with other team members, directors and clients, your main responsibility will be the origination and development of creative and design concepts (on the mac, or with markers and layout pad), and art direction of others, in order to ensure that projects are completed on-time, and to the required standard. You’ll be a high-powered, conceptually-biased creative, with strong design skills, who's equally at home working online and offline (print, websites, landing pages, social media, email campaigns, etc.), and you must have excellent communication and project/time management skills, together with the the ability to think commercially and strategically. A high level of proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign is essential, and any additional skills (video editing, motion graphics, UX/UI design & information architecture) would be welcome, but are NOT essential. This is an outstanding opportunity for a talented, multi-skilled creative to join a top agency at an exciting stage in its development. Call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV/samples to   12 September 2017 15:03:48 +0000 Editorial Assistant The Drum is seeking an enthusiastic editorial assistant to support the award-winning team of journalists working on its digital and print publications. This is an ideal opportunity for an ambitious candidate looking for their break in the media industry with an exciting and fast-growing title. Although not a reporter role, the editorial assistant will play an important part in the day-to-day running of The Drum’s editorial operations and will gain invaluable experience of working in a fast-moving publishing environment. We are looking for someone who is well-organised, excels as part of a team and has a great eye for detail. Strong communication and writing skills are essential. Duties will include, but are not limited to: ·         Supporting editorial staff in all activities leading to publication ·         Being the first point of contact for editorial, dealing with calls and email queries ·         Proofing and uploading content to The Drum website ·         Assisting with the day-to-day management of the Creative Works section ·         Chasing copy and artwork for articles ·         Handling all departmental admin such as booking travel or arranging meetings ·         Compiling newsletters... 12 September 2017 11:11:25 +0000 Digital Account Executive- grad role in Leeds! We're looking for an Account Executive to join a leading creative agency in Leeds. Specialising in digital marketing, this agency work across all digital channels including design & build, E-Commerce, Search, Content and Social.  We're looking for a bright and engaging graduate.  Some work placement experience would really strengthen your application - particularly anything in digital marketing.  We're looking for a strong academic track record and someone who can prove a capacity for hard work, a love for all things digital and someone who is hugely organised with great communication skills. The role comes with full training and support and you will be mentored by some of the best digital brains in Yorkshire.  It's a small but well established team - they have been in business for many years and it's based in the city centre. If you'd like to find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.   12 September 2017 09:09:05 +0000 Digital Project Manager - immediate start, temp to perm. 6m initially. Manchester  Our client is a leading creative agency based just outside Manchester city centre. Following continued growth of their digital team, they are seeking a Digital Project Manager to join the team. This role is immediately available and for an initial 6 month contract - likely to then be made permanent. To be considered for this role, we're looking for an established Digital Project Manager with a minimum of 3 years agency experience. You will be accomplished in all areas of project delivery from the creation of wireframes, developing requirements and scoping through to testing and launch.  As Digital Project Manager you will be client facing and we are looking for someone with excellent communication skills. You will work closely with the team of Designers and Developers and we are looking for an individual with strong multi-tasking and organisation skills too. The agency work with some top blue chip clients on a wide range of web and mobile development campaigns and it is a very creative environment.  It would suit a Digital Project Manager who is keen to work on a wide variety of digital campaigns - it's not an agency where it's full on large budget technical design and build projects - more a real variety (does include design and build) but also email, content, social, etc.  If you're passionate about all things digital with a proven track record in digital project management gained in a digital agency environment, please get in touch with Fiona Christian ASAP. 11 September 2017 11:11:17 +0000 UI/UX Designer We’re looking for a Digital/UX Designer for a growing digital business based in North Manchester. They’re looking for a talented Designer with at least 1 years’ experience in a Digital Design role, ideally with some experience of UI and UX. You’ll work for large brands on complex design projects where you’ll need to craft strong digital experiences that work for a brand’s target audience and ensure a strong user experience.   11 September 2017 11:11:33 +0000 Account Manager Blackburn Within easy reach of the M65 and M61 this marketing led company requires an additional Account Manager due to several new client wins.  You will work closely with a portfolio of clients, managing their marketing projects efficiently and accurately.  They are looking for someone with some client servicing experience, an analytical approach, high attention to detail and process driven. You should have some experience of attending client meetings, forecasting budgets and deadlines, and delivering to these.  You should also have excellent Project Management skills, able to take a client project from start to finish, working alongside internal teams. This is a great opportunity to join a growing and successful business with real prospects for future development.   11 September 2017 10:10:20 +0000 Head of Creative The Role The Head of Creative will play a key role in leading the direction of the Performance Design team which sits within Merkle’s Customer Experience Department, as well as key client work.  The Creative Director is someone that is focused on attention to detail whilst having a creative, yet performance focused, approach to design that will enable you to become a trusted advisor to our clients.  The Head of Creative will set the tone and the vision for their team to create engaging work that has a meaningful, measurable impact on their client's business. This person will lead all copywriters and designers for multiple accounts and be tasked with developing this new team. He or she is responsible for growing and nurturing client relationships, developing creative talent and participating in business development efforts. What you'll be doing Lead and participate in creative development of data-driven direct response materials from concept to execution. Ideate, develop and design experiential creative that has an underlying link to performance. Collaborate with client-facing teams to move their agenda forward and solve problems. Translate client’s marketing objectives into clear, actionable creative strategies. Mentor junior creative team members and foster opportunities for career growth. Continuously seek out new marketing technologies to promote fresh creative ideas. Review work, troubleshoot and provide feedback to creative teams. Ensure team follows established internal processes, including adherence to... 11 September 2017 10:10:34 +0000 Adobe Analytics The Role Our web analytics team is a rapidly expanding part our business and one of the most established and highly respected in the UK.  We work with a broad range of clients from any sector you could imagine. On any given day, you could be working with a global ecommerce brand in the morning and a local services consultancy in the afternoon. As part of Merkle we partner closely with Adobe and are looking to develop our own capabilities in the Marketing Cloud with specific emphasis on the implementation of the Analytics product.  The successful candidate will have the opportunity to play a large part in developing these capabilities and will instantly be an important and significant part of the team. Day to day activities will cover the full spectrum of technical web analytics work and will include a strong measure of client/project management: Working with clients to define their measurement strategies Translating those strategies into tracking and reporting configurations Working with the client’s developers to deploy robust data layers Implementing tagging solutions to meet the tracking requirements Developing scripts and plugins to solve ad-hoc tracking issues Improving internal techniques, processes and quality assurance Day to day account management and written and face to face contact with clients In addition, the role will offer the opportunity to: Provide actionable insights to clients via your own analysis of their data Work with different APIs, reporting and visualisation platforms Become an internal advocate of Adobe... 11 September 2017 10:10:12 +0000 Senior DMP Specialist Who We Are: The Merkle | Periscopix web analytics team is a rapidly expanding part our business and one of the most established and highly respected in the UK. We partner closely with Google and are currently the largest Google Analytics Premium Reseller in the UK. As such we work with a broad range of clients from any sector you could imagine. Our team structure allows you to get hands on experience with so many different data-sets that you quickly become adept at understanding a wide range of business and their commercial models. On any given day, you could be working with a global ecommerce brand in the morning and a local services consultancy in the afternoon. The Team: The position is part of the Merkle | Periscopix audience management team that implements, executes and drives audience strategy and targeting for UK, European and global brands. The team leverages all leading DMP platforms such as Adobe Audience Manager, Oracle BlueKai, Google Audience Center, Rocket Fuel, and Krux. The team works closely with our Customer Strategy, Direct Marketing and digital media teams to give DMP execution a focus on actionability and profit. Audience management is a key competency within Merkle globally.  We are helping clients realise the value from their customer data by informing outbound media targeting as well as inbound channel personalisation. This team is growing rapidly, with clients across Financial Services, Entertainment providers, FMCG, Retail and Pharma. Our team members consist of analytics, data science and digital technology and media experts.... 11 September 2017 08:08:27 +0000 Events Client Services Director - top Manchester agency Our client is a boutique events agency based in Manchester.  We’re currently looking for a Client Services Director to join the team. To be considered for this role, we’re looking for a pedigree Events background – someone who has a track record working in creative events agencies and who has worked on both traditional events together with experiential too.  We’re looking for a Client Services Director who has team leadership experience. You will run a small team and we’re looking for someone who will lead by example.  As Client Services Director, you will report directly to the board and we are looking for someone who is commercially strong and who has P&L experience.  You should be strategically sound and be very credible working with senior client decision makers.  You will have sound brand planning and communication skills and be able to develop innovative and creative campaigns for clients that span a range of sectors.  The client is interviewing now so if you’d like to find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.  08 September 2017 17:05:09 +0000 Senior Designer Wheatley Group, Scotland’s leading housing, care and property-management organisation, is looking for a senior designer to be part of its award-winning Communications and Marketing Team. This is an outstanding opportunity for a talented and creative designer to join a diverse and dynamic Group with 11 brands operating across different sectors. The successful candidate must have substantial experience at a senior level, either in-house or in an agency, and be able to demonstrate through their portfolio, successfully leading on brand development and designing for print and digital platforms. They will have a strong track record of developing and implementing effective campaigns, excellent presentation skills, an eye for detail and accuracy and an ability to manage a complex and fast-moving workload.  They will also be able to demonstrate they can lead and inspire colleagues and collaborate with people across the organisation. The role involves: maintaining and developing Wheatley Group’s brands; creating and delivering campaigns, and promotional and marketing materials for  Wheatley Group and its subsidiaries -  in print and digital applications; understanding briefs and presenting creative proposals to senior colleagues; motivating and providing creative direction to the design team working closely with communications and marketing colleagues and collaborating with people across Wheatley . Wheatley Group is committed to equality and diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. For more information on the role, contact Yvonne... 06 September 2017 20:08:15 +0000 PR Account Executive (Junior) A 1st-class opportunity for a recent grad. with a relevant degree, or an existing AE with some experience and the ability to fast-track to AM level… One of Liverpool’s up-and-coming agencies is looking for an up-and-coming PR professional to join its busy team, working across well-known trade and consumer accounts. The work is varied, ranging from media relations campaigns to content marketing, and the position requires excellent writing and communication skills, a confident manner, the ability and willingness to take ownership and responsibility, and a high level of ambition. This is an immediate requirement and the agency in question is looking to attract like-minded individuals, who are positive, driven and focused, quick to learn, and keen to develop their career in a dynamic but friendly environment. If that's you, and you tick all the boxes, please get in touch ASAP. Call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV to 05 September 2017 17:05:16 +0000 Account Manager x2 Agency & Digital Trading Team Do you have 1-2 years’ experience in media sales? Do you want to join a dynamic publisher?  If so, then please read on…. The Company The Drum is the first truly global marketing, media, and advertising publication, with offices in Glasgow, London, New York and Singapore. Recently we have been voted PPA Magazine of the Year, PPA Media Brand of the year and Editorial Team of the year. Do you want to be a part of this award winning team?. The Role of Account Manager Working within a vibrant and professional advertising sales team you will be reporting to the Agencies Commercial Team Leader, it will be your responsibility to drive advertising revenues within your agency patch.  By joining the team you'll be able to build your career by representing a high profile media brand within a dynamic, fastpaced working environment that is also fun and highly rewarding. The Account Manager will play a crucial role in targeting senior level personnel at agencies and selling the diverse Drum portfolio. Requirements for the role ·         Minimum of One to two years digital/print media sales experience. Commercially driven with strong agency contacts ·         Strong relationship building and networking skills ·         Able to generate new business ·         Excellent team player with a proven track record in achieving and exceeding sales revenues... 05 September 2017 11:11:13 +0000 DIGITAL STRATEGIST DIGITAL STRATEGIST DIGITAL THINKER WANTED FOR IMMEDIATE START.       As Digital Strategist within the planning team, you will shape the way we build some of the UK’s biggest brands across our properly full-service, properly integrated, properly massive, proper agency by blending both traditional consumer touchpoints and digital experience together to create effective strategy.   We do EVERYTHING here – PR, Social, Media, Digital, TV, Print, Outdoor, Experiential, Activation…the lot. All under one roof. So you’ll need to understand how to play with all of these.   With an expertise in digital and innovation, you’ll oversee and deliver integrated strategy and communications planning across the full consumer journey for your client accounts – across advertising, content and activation planning.   You’ve got a solid understanding of traditional channels and how they integrate with digital, emerging tech and consumer behaviour, but you’ll add innovation and digital thinking to the “truth hunting” approach.   You’ll help your clients uncover product, brand and consumer truths; communicating them at the right time, in the right way, along the right consumer journey.   You’ll also help shape the process for how we think about digitally integrated planning in a world where digital is no longer separate from how consumers behave, but still requires your specialist expertise and strategic thinking.   We are an integrated agency, but above all... 05 September 2017 11:11:12 +0000 Creative Artworker EXPERIENCE REQUIRED Experience as an Artworker/Creative Artworker, in a Mac environment, preferably in a busy, fast-moving setting combining print and press production. Thorough knowledge of the latest production/print techniques is vital. Accuracy and attention to detail is essential, along with good typography skills and an eye for design. Must be experienced in creating artwork from scamps or verbal briefs. Must be familiar with image retouching and manipulation to repro standard. Knowledge of web applications and HTML technologies is desirable.   THE ROLE AND ITS RESPONSIBILITIES General preparation of design files to a digital reprographic standard ready for pre-press production. Artwork production of any combination of press ads, point-of-sale, brochures, leaflets and direct mail pieces on a daily basis. Be capable of producing 50+ page brochures to a high standard, utilising recognised timesaving working practices – e.g. style sheets, master pages and layers. Regularly required to manipulate or retouch imagery under direction from Creative. Creative artworking, often from scamps or verbal briefs from Creative, sometimes generating a full suite of campaign pieces; also occasional creative development of Mac visuals generated by Design. Occasional training of more junior staff members to increase and develop their skills. Occasionally required to produce web banners and email templates using Photoshop. Mounting artwork for presentation and producing mock-ups of items for printer/client reference. Liaising closely with Creative and... 05 September 2017 11:11:03 +0000 Digital Help desk Support/Account Executive Role & Responsibilities: Provide first line support, both phone and email, for troubleshooting for client queries, where clients have a Helpdesk agreement. Take ownership to investigate and find solutions to client issues before passing them through to second line support or development team. Enhance issues before being passed to second line support with own investigation and elaborate where required. Develop a series of standard regression tests for a client to QA each scheduled release. Work with the head of QA to define testing processes. Acquire a good knowledge of web technologies including different CMS, web browsers and form factors. Develop a close working relationship with the Traffic Manager and Development Team to ensure quick and efficient resolutions. Ownership of bug prioritisation and issue resolution. Ensure both internal and client facing documentation is up to date. Responsible for communication on the completion of a fix back to the client and/or original stakeholder and closing the issue. Work with Account Managers to understand the shape of a client’s upcoming marketing activity. To have a good knowledge of the client’s functional and technical infrastructure allowing for strong operational support. Ownership and management of a client’s Release Process. Understanding the potential differences between a client’s Development, Staging and Production environments both from a source code and a content point of view. Responsible for knowledge transfer within the team to prevent silos of knowledge accruing with... 05 September 2017 10:10:51 +0000 Managing Director This is a very rare opportunity highly confidential get in contact asap for a confidentail chat. 05 September 2017 10:10:31 +0000 Senior Account Executive This is a great opportunity to join an exciting and fresh agency.  You will be exposed to both B2B and B2C clients so you will need to be very versatile, quick to learn and a great team player. Please email your CV for more details.