The Drum Jobs 26 November 2015 17:05:41 +0000 Freelance Animator A Freelance Animator is sought for an Infographic project by my client based in Andover, Hampshire. Brief: This creative agency based in Andover, Hampshire need an Animated Infographic producing which is aimed at health care professionals in hospitals. It will be approximately 1.5 minutes long. Skillset: After Effects. Illustrator. Photoshop. Timelines: Develop script and storyboard in the time period from by 7th December. The agency’s writer will create the script in conjunction with the animator creating the storyboard. Amend script and storyboard after client review from 11th December. Create/programme the animation from 17th December for completion before Christmas. Ideally the Agency would like a Freelance Animator that can work on site in Andover by remote working may be considered. If this is project you can undertake please get in touch with your CV, samples and rates. Freelance Animator Andover, Hampshire 26 November 2015 10:10:43 +0000 Lead Digital Designer An established agency based in central Manchester is looking for a Lead Digital Designer to join their expanding team. This is a new position giving you the chance to turn your concepts into reality as the head of a great web team. You will be working within a multi-disciplined creative studio mentoring the design & development team. It is key that you have excellent creative ideas and a strong portfolio case studying successful campaigns. Your role will cover a range of digital projects such as websites, microsites and apps. You will need sound skills in UX Design and Responsive Design, as well as Interface Design, Photoshop and Illustrator. You will also need to be able to talk knowledgeably about language/code eg: HTML, CSS and jQuery. This an exciting new opportunity for someone looking to step up to the next stage in their career, grow & develop their portfolio and work on great client briefs. To apply for this role, please email me your CV, application & any relevant work samples to 26 November 2015 07:07:06 +0000 Media Senior Account Executive Our client is a leading independent Manchester based media agency. Following recent growth, they are seeking a Media Senior Account Executive to join their team. This role is predominantly office based but you will also attend client meetings with Account Managers and the MD. The majority of the media is offline but online is a fast growing area for them so you will have some digital exposure too. To be considered for this role, we are seeking a Media Account Executive who has a minimum of 12 months but ideally 2 years media agency experience. You'll be responsible for taking client briefs, actioning bookings and research request, negotiating rates, liaising with creative and PR agencies and monitoring the efficacy of media campaigns and providing well documented reports. You should have a strong academic background, be numerate with good writing skills. You will ultimately be client facing so solid communication and relationship building skills are essential. We're looking for someone who once pointed in the right direction, is happy to work reasonably autonomously. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP. 26 November 2015 07:07:04 +0000 Senior Account Executive - leading Manchester agency Our client is one of the North West's leading below the line agencies and following continued growth, they are seeking an Senior Account Executive to join the team. The account you'll be working on is a top UK telecommunications brand and to secure an interview, you will need to demonstrate a proven track record in agency account handling and have ideally worked on integrated marketing campaigns with a promotional bias but also have good knowledge of digital too. If you are working towards or have the ISP Diploma, you'll have a real advantage. This agency has a work hard, play hard culture and has a fantastic roster of big name accounts. We're ideally looking for someone who is an established Senior Account Executive, however, the client is also keen to talk to Account Executives who have a good degree (2:1) and a minimum of 12 months agency experience. To find out more please call Fiona Christian ASAP. 25 November 2015 18:06:31 +0000 Graphic Designer - Birmingham City Centre Birmingham based Design &  Digital Agency that works across a range of business sectors seeks a Graphic Designer to join a growing team. This  Birmingham based Design &  Digital Agency work across website design, digital marketing, brand identity and design for print. With new projects ready to work on for the New Year they are currently looking for a Graphic Designer to support the existing design team with all areas of design for digital and print. The Role In your day-to day activities you will; •    Liaise with clients and Account Handlers to take a design / creative brief •    Design for Web Sites / Web Banners / E-Commerce Sites •    Design info-graphics for Digital Marketing campaigns •    Design for Brand identity / Logo design / Company stationery •    Design for Newsletters / Corporate literature / Brochures / Promotional literature •    Setting items up for print and liaising with printers Skills Required •    Good knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite including Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop •    Creative thinker with good design skills •    Understanding of design theory, colour, layout and typography •    Setting artwork up for print •    Up to date knowledge of design trends •    Ability to understand and interpret a written or verbal brief •    Ability... 25 November 2015 17:05:12 +0000 Graphic Designer A well-established creative agency based in South Manchester are on the lookout for a creative' Graphic Designer. This is an agency that have a real understanding of the sectors they work with, in-particular manufacturers of building materials. However, they still boast a varied portfolio of clients, designing a wide range of branding, printed material, point of sale, advertising, emailers, web design and exhibitions. The ideal candidate will have worked in a fast paced studio, working on new material and to brand guidelines with a proven history of managing their own work load. They will need to be a self-starter and work as part of a collaborative team. As well as being naturally creative, it would be advantageous if you were able to take your work from concept to completion possessing the relevant artwork skills. In order to be considered for this opportunity you will need to have a minimum of 5 years experience. 25 November 2015 17:05:45 +0000 Marketing Assistant Company – Trig Avionics Limited . Marketing Assistant Role Trig Avionics Limited is a high technology company, developing and manufacturing avionics for pilots and aircraft owners worldwide. Trig is a UK success story, exporting to over 40 countries through a global network of Approved Trig Dealers. We are a growth company with a strong track record of developing talent within our Edinburgh based team. We have a fantastic opportunity for a talented graduate, to work in our Sales and Marketing team. Job description Expansion into new channels and targeting new audiences lies at the heart of your role. We are looking for a Marketing and Communications person who can take on the following specific areas within the wider business; Digital Communications - You will develop promotional opportunities through trade and new media platforms for our products, being involved in the design and editorial creation of content. You will examine social media platforms across general aviation and propose a digital engagement strategy, with clear objectives and measureable outcomes. You will execute tactics in line with our business goals. Internal Communications – We need new internal communications mechanisms to ensure our brand values and knowledge run throughout our business. You will use your skills of evaluation, activating communication methods that will be efficient and effective. External Media / Business PR – Trig has great stories to share, such as our own aerobatic team! You will develop a PR / digital strategy to target various external... 25 November 2015 14:02:09 +0000 Brand Strategist Manchester This is a great opportunity to join a city centre agency in their strategy arm.  They work with a number of major consumer brand names across sectors such as Retail and Fashion.  They need someone with an intuitive feel for Brands and Strategy, a great appreciation for creative, and interested in everything to do with Brands and how they interact with consumers. You should be naturally inquisitive, an excellent researcher and digitally savvy. If you are self motivated and can organise, communicate, and help manage demanding client relationships and outputs, then please get in touch.   25 November 2015 13:01:03 +0000 Art Director South Manchester This is an agency with a raft of awards under its belt over the years, especially in effectiveness and international awards. They’re looking to add a concepts led creative to their team, someone whose approach is rooted in ideas.  You’ll have a portfolio of sparkling ideas that have helped clients to solve problems and be looking for an agency where you can continue to produce outstanding work underneath a fantastic CD. You should have at least 3 years agency experience under your belt and be looking for a step up in responsibility.         25 November 2015 10:10:12 +0000 Junior Web Developer - Stoke-on-Trent This leading Housewares supplier based in Stoke-on-Trent are looking for a Junior Web Developer who is confident at online e-commerce   Day to day work will be to ensure the B2B trade website remains up to date with the latest products being showcased on the correct landing pages etc. Responsible in ensuring our clients have an excellent shopping experience by appropriately categorising products. The Junior Web Developer will be responsible for product content management and visual site merchandising for a range of household brands with in the website. Working within the creative Marketing Department, the successful recruit will build a strong working relation with the departments front end web design team. The company is now committing to building a strong and robust in-house development team. With several brand e-commerce websites already in existence and a number of static websites online, the opportunity to show off your talent is now open. The position will require you to do some out of hours work in relation to National exhibition attendance. Working hours are 8.30 to 5.00pm with overtime when and where required (non paid) during busy periods is compulsory. Role Requirements: • 1 to 2 years’ experience working in Magento using the CMS system • A level in English and Maths • Photoshop experience would be to the candidates advantage • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint) Key responsibilities: • Create the trade focused web merchandising seasonal calendar. • Create cross-sell... 25 November 2015 10:10:02 +0000 Junior SEO Executive - Stoke-on-Trent If you’re an experienced commercial SEO expert, this is an exceptional and exciting opportunity to develop your digital career and possibly become a new SEO team member. You’ll be part of the marketing team of this leading Housewares supplier based in Stoke-on-Trent working with the teams Web Designers, PPC, Social and Content individuals, and will report directly to our Marketing Manager and external digital agency suppliers. We have an expert in-house design team, and you will work with them to increase page conversion rates. Your job role will be to implement quality SEO for our brands and product ranges, including every aspect of SEO implementation; reviewing keyword research, analysing data and code, competitor analysis, monitoring conversion results through to providing reports in ref to ROI reports and objectives. As an individual you will set new targets and agendas which will contribute to your success. As well as championing the importance of building search engine authority right across the business you will be very confident with managing link and authority building campaigns at scale. Your goal will be to grow visiting traffic via best practice engagement strategies and to increase conversion rates of direct sales, using the various platforms and tools to assist your role. We are looking for a creative mind. You must understand the importance of achieving business objectives, and have top-class SEO abilities. Essential requirements • Must have a proven SEO role track record (outreach & content marketing), from a previous in-house... 25 November 2015 10:10:28 +0000 Senior SEO Executive - Stoke-on-Trent If you’re an experienced commercial Senior SEO Executive with Retail/e-commerce experience, this is an exceptional and exciting opportunity to develop your digital career and possibly become the SEO champion who in the near future will be given the opportunity to manage a team of SEO executives in-house. As Senior SEO Executive You’ll be part of the marketing team of this leading Housewares supplier based in Stoke-on-Trent. Working with the teams Web Designers, PPC, Social and Content individuals, and will report directly to our Marketing Manager and external digital agency suppliers. We have an expert in-house design team, and you will work with them to increase page conversion rates. Essential requirements for the Senior SEO Executive: • Must have a proven SEO role track record (outreach & content marketing), from a previous in-house role - exhaustive knowledge managing high quality link development and organic website rank and engagement optimisation. • A portfolio exampling case studies where substantially visibility and traffic levels via SEO efforts have been heightened. • Large website architecture experience, link and content strategy with exceptional knowledge of the latest algorithm updates. • A thorough understanding of digital projects in a fast-moving business. • Knowledge/experience using SEO tools such as: SEMrush, Brightedge, Ahrefs, Search Metrics, AWR, Webmaster Tools, Adwords, Open Site Explorer and Google Analytics. • Ability to teach other SEO team members on using the tools. • Ability to... 25 November 2015 10:10:59 +0000 PPC Executive - Stoke-on-Trent If you’re an experienced commercial PPC Executive, this is an exceptional opportunity to develop your digital marketing career. Your job will be to manage and implement quality SEO and PPC campaigns around our brands and product ranges.   As PPC Executive you’ll be part of the marketing team of this leading Housewares supplier based in Stoke-on-Trent, and will report directly to the Marketing Manager. More details Your job will include every aspect, from initial PPC multiple product campaign set up, administering bid management, reviewing, analysing data, competitor analysis, monitoring conversion results through to providing reports in ref to ROI objectives. Your goal as PPC Executive will be to grow visiting traffic via best practice engagement strategies and to increase conversion rates of direct sales, using the various platforms and tools to assist your role. As an individual you will set new targets and agendas which will contribute to your success. Essential requirements • Impressive private sector or agency experience. • Ability to demonstrate previous practical success in SEO and internet marketing campaign delivery. • A thorough understanding of digital projects in a fast-moving business. • Have a passion for SEO and web optimisation and search in general. • Keep up to date in relation to search engine algorithms. • Research consumer movement activity on site. • Support A/B testing to improve bounce rates and customer experience. • Use of heat maps to analyse visitor journeys. • Deploy link... 25 November 2015 10:10:16 +0000 Account Manager This vibrant marketing agency is currently seeking an Account Manager to join their growing team of professionals. They have built a formidable reputation in their industry and work with a range of exciting clients across many sectors; devising brilliant campaigns and offering an unrivalled service, this is an opportunity not to be missed. Far from your standard agency these guys pride themselves on their strategic thinking and hands on approach. Producing far more than any typical communications campaign, acting as an extension of their client’s team, they offer advice, planning, strategy and guidance on all aspect of marketing. To be considered you’ll need to offer more than a general marketer’s skillset, this role requires you to engage with your clients on a deep commercial level so an avid interest in social media and all emergent communications technologies will benefit the service you offer. Covering the complete marketing mix you’ll work across campaigns for print and digital including content, email marketing, social media and more. You’ll need to be confident in a fast-paced agency environment, and unafraid of vocalising with your ideas. The team in this agency pride themselves on the exceptional work they deliver for their clients and they’ve become well known for it. Therefore they’re looking for a team player that shares their conscientious ethos and is always willing to lend a hand and get involved. If this is the new challenge you’ve been looking then send your CV to us today for immediate consideration! 25 November 2015 10:10:22 +0000 Business Development Executive Passionate about agency life? Want to work in a creative, fast paced environment? This boutique agency has some great clients and a really impressive team, offering a great opportunity to carve your career within a leading marketing agency. Based in South Manchester, you’ll be working closely with the account handling team targeting prospective clients and putting together new business strategy. The role involves identifying potential clients and making initial contact via a mix of telephone work, DM and e-mail. To be considered you will either have a base of agency experience (either in new biz or account handling) or sales within a related industry such as market research or data. Either which way you will come with a solid understanding/qualifications in marketing. You’ll also need bags of energy, be tenacious, professional and driven. For the right person this role can be both exciting and a real chance to further your career. Interested? Send your CV across to me straight away, but be quick! They’re looking to interview and appoint straight away. 25 November 2015 10:10:42 +0000 Magento Developer - Stoke-on-Trent This leading Housewares supplier based in Stoke-on-Trent are looking for a Magento Developer with commercial website development experience in developing and building stable e-commerce platforms and online shopping retail environments. Working within the creative Marketing Department the Magento Developer will build strong working relations with the departments front end web design team. The company is now committing to building a strong and robust in-house development team. With several brand e-commerce websites already in existence and a number of static websites online, the opportunity to show off your talent is now open. Career level: • Confident Magento Developer with a CAN-DO approach • 3+ years agency experience • Relevant degree qualification Must have: • Microsoft Dynamics CRM • XML feeds with relevant database knowledge Requirements of the Magento Developer: • Experience with eCommerce Platforms is a must (Magento etc) • W3c Standards compliance • Computer Science degree would be to the candidates advantage • HTML5, CCS3 Javascript, Jquery • PHP (preferred) • Hosting packages and FTP • Setting up Linux / Unix type servers with MySQL and Apache • Domains and DNS management • Email Setup (Outlook and Apple Mail) • Ajax • SQL/ MySQL Management (Databases) • API Feed set up and configuration (such as SOAP) • GIT Workflow • Browser Compatibility • Email design and development (Mailchimp, Pure360) Please email over you CV and samples of your work ASAP to... 25 November 2015 10:10:06 +0000 Senior Account Manager - Manchester, agency, consumer Senior Account Manager looking for a role to really challenge you? Then look no further…. This impressive business are developing at an phenomenal rate and want to continue on this path into 2016 but to do this they need you on their team. Working for an impressive array of clients this agency offer integrated solutions to solve clients marketing advertising issues. Creative, digital, strategic, energetic and forward thinking are just a few of the word their clients use to describe them. The team are looking for a hands on Senior Account Manager to lead across a range of clients covering multiple areas of activity form print and advertising campaigns to digital, social and CRM– yes you’re going got have your hands full! As a client facing position you'll have regular contact direct with the brands, taking briefs and understanding their plans. Offering consultative advice and spotting opportunities so you're always one-step ahead. Once briefed you'll communicate the work to the creative team ensuing they deliver the work on time, on brief and on budget. More than the middleman the clients will look to you for strategic advice and clear guidance to support ROI. You’re more than their account manager you’re acting and delivering as their marketing consultant. To be considered you should have experience of dealing with high profile clients with big budgets. A confident communicator you'll hold your own at a senior level but not be afraid to roll our sleeves u and get stuck in with the team. It’s a really exciting... 25 November 2015 10:10:39 +0000 Email Designer - Stoke-on-Trent This leading Housewares supplier based in Stoke-on-Trent are looking for an Email Designer that can help drive products, incentives and news information to valued trade customers via email campaigns. You will be responsible for managing B2B and B2C email campaign distribution. Working alongside the Marketing Manager the Email Designer will learn new software to align and segment client groups, who will receive your attractive creative monthly targeted campaigns. Report information will self-build, you will become skilled to monitor the data, which will help you improve future campaign performance. The role as Email Designer will no doubt encourage your creative enthusiasm and make you think outside the box using your initiative. Email Designer Role Responsibilities • Design, populate, develop and build responsive HTML email templates using the businesses preferred supplier online portal software. • Amend bespoke email templates. • Perform email campaign-specific quality assurance testing. • Manage data, including importing and exporting data. • Distribution of email promotions. • Perform A-B testing • Monitoring, analysing and reporting on email campaign send activity. • Competitor product price research. • Adjusting trade web prices to deals emailed. • Liaising with the email software company to get the best knowledge and training to drive ROI. • Building the B2B and B2C email database in relation to new accounts etc. • Managing bounce back and reporting output information – to review input... 24 November 2015 10:10:33 +0000 Designer Designer British Cycling is now well-established as the leading governing body of sport in this country, thanks to an astonishing range of successes across the Olympic and Paralympic Games and World Championships. Our continued success is built on using excellence at elite level to inspire and drive unprecedented growth in participation. Our participation programmes are thriving and we are transforming participation in cycling across Britain. The Role We are seeking to recruit an experienced Designer to join our small in-house team. The British Cycling environment is fast paced and will require you to produce work to a very high standard across all facets of the business. You will be working on a wide range of collateral; from simple leaflets to technical handbooks, web banners to billboards, skinsuits to vehicle livery, in a busy, challenging and rewarding environment. Working under the supervision of the Graphic Design Manager, you will be a confident, self-starter, able to work on your own initiative but also comfortable working within a team. You should be capable of taking a project from initial brief through to final artwork, including liaising with printers and dealing with clients on a face-to-face basis. Interested? Educated to degree level, the successful candidate will also have good experience of working in a professional design role in a similar environment. Experience of working in-house would be useful, but not essential. You will need meticulous attention to detail and be able to work accurately and effectively within established brand... 23 November 2015 16:04:26 +0000 Senior Digital Account Manager Senior Digital Account Manager urgently needed to join a top digital agency based in West Yorkshire. This agency boast an impressive client portfolio and are adding to it all the time hence their need to recruit! The demand for these guys’ digital talent is growing week on week but without enough resource in house they’re struggling to keep up with demands, which is a nice problem to have. So, to ensure they’re always offering their clients the best solution, they need a digital expert to come on board and lead the team in the ever changing world of digital. Working across multiple sectors you’ll need to know your stuff and have your ear to the ground with emerging technologies, constantly offering the newest innovations in digital and always being one step ahead of the game. With online advertising dominating the work load they need an experienced digital marketer who can develop and implement impressive campaigns covering all elements of online. From banners and blogs to email marketing, SEO and PPC to social networking platforms. You’ll work alongside creative and developers to deliver plans perfectly time and time again. But what’s in it for you? Well if working for one of Leeds best agencies wasn’t enough, you’ll be a key hire in the agency’s digital future, moulding their offering and leading the way towards the their impressive digital goals! Interested? Send your CV over now for immediate & confidential consideration. 23 November 2015 12:12:36 +0000 Senior Designer Maternity Cover Want to work as a Senior Designer at one of Scotland's most exciting and innovative agencies? We're looking for someone to play a key role in creating outstanding design work for our clients. You need to have a strong track record in creating digital magazines (or other relevant online work) along with a good knowledge of publishing to the web, outstanding design skills and, preferably, strong print media experience. Crucially, you will also be a great team player with excellent communication skills and the ability to work closely with our much valued clients. The job will also involve working on our awarding-winning Hot Rum Cow magazine, Poppy magazine, World Whisky Day event and helping to steer our digital publishing strategy. Please send an application letter and CV with links to your work (and/or print examples) using the subject line 'Senior Designer application' to Eric Campbell at White Light Media, 54 Timberbush, Edinburgh EH6 6QH. 20 November 2015 16:04:44 +0000 Digital Content Developer This is an exciting time for the University of Salford; in line with ambitious plans, we are currently seeking a digital content developer to support the marketing campaigns and plans of the University’s internal clients, with emphasis on creativity, innovation, efficiency and ROI. Working as part of a team of design, digital and copy specialists, you will be is responsible for generating exciting, relevant content and integrating it into the existing university website and associated digital platforms, to support the delivery of commercially-focused marketing plans for internal clients. This content will include long form pieces, blogs, social media posts, content for paid advertising and video/photography for social media use. You will have an excellent understanding of the complexities and limitations involved in writing for different digital channels and formats and have a good grasp of the techniques required to optimise them. You will ensure quality, consistency and efficiency across all activity. This role requires creativity and the ability to input into wider campaigns from the beginning, then take ownership of specific elements. In return for your expertise, we offer a stimulating environment, competitive terms and the opportunity to make a real difference.   Please click here to apply.   Please note that this vacancy will close at 11:59 pm on the 29th November 2015. 20 November 2015 15:03:12 +0000 Social Media Officer The University of Salford is looking for a self motivated and enthusiastic social media officer to help drive the organisation’s social media presence forward. This exciting new role is based in the University’s Creative Marketing Services team and is focused on the delivery of an engaging social media strategy, integrated with a wider creative marketing approach in support of the University’s Strategic Plan and marketing agenda. The social media officer will be responsible for creating and curating social media posts of a high standard, across text and all rich media. You will need a keen eye for detail and be able to find the interesting happenings across the university and its staff, students and alumni. Working as part of the Creative Marketing Services team you will also be the custodian of social media accounts across the organisation, working with a range of stakeholders and interested parties across the university, to create and disseminate content with consistency. The post holder will need to be able to work alone and collaboratively, able to interpret briefs and build effective working relationships with both academic and professional services colleagues.   20 November 2015 11:11:22 +0000 Graphic Designer Mary’s Meals International Graphic Designer Glasgow Starting Salary £23,568 It gets you out of bed in the morning and pays the bills, but are you looking for much more from your job? Mary’s Meals is a fast-growing international charity, currently providing over one million hungry and impoverished children in 12 countries with a daily school meal. We are looking for a Graphic Designer to work within the International Communications team to ensure Mary’s Meals’ visual brand is engaging and consistent, designing materials for use by both Mary’s Meals International and for affiliate countries and support the introduction of new brand/style guidelines. You will be required to create an efficient design process from concept to delivery and set a general scope for design projects that is well understood and embraced by the organisation. You will be able to think creatively to produce new ideas and concepts, using design innovation within the constraints of cost and time and be able to design a range of printed materials from conceptual stage through to laying out for print, ensuring they have high visual impact using Adobe Creative Suite. This could include the Mary’s Meals annual report, volunteer packs, charity credentials, brochures, leaflets and posters that will uphold our key messages and values, and make a credible and compelling case for the charity’s approach in helping to lift impoverished and marginalised children in the developing world out of poverty. We are especially interested in hearing from designers who... 19 November 2015 17:05:34 +0000 Creative Designer This truly unique Design Agency is on the lookout for an experienced M/w Creative Designer to join their increasingly successful team! This agency produces some excellent creative design within their sector so to be considered your portfolio must demonstrate good conceptual thinking. You’ll therefore need to be a good creative thinker and have a keen eye for detail. But it’s not all about the concepts – as a hands-on role you’ll need to be as comfortable coming up with a concept, as you are seeing this through to final design and artwork. So it goes without saying that you’ll be fully conversant with Adobe Creative Suite and some digital epicene would be beneficial too. It’s important that you can demonstrate a proven background in a similar role and a clear passion for design that creates real stand out. pieces. If this sounds like the opportunity you've been waiting for then get in touch asap send your CV and portfolio now!