The Drum Jobs 23 June 2016 17:05:42 +0000 Senior Creative A growing and highly creative agency based in Cheshire, they are looking for a Senior Creative who can progress into a Creative Director role with them.  They are looking for someone highly creative and conceptual, ideas led who always look to develop fresh ideas to even the most simple of creative briefs. Your work should encompass a wide range of creative channels, across Design, Advertising and Digital through to Live Events, as this is an agency that prides itself on the variety of its work and the challenges they solve for their clients. They have a talented team currently and this role will take a leadership and mentoring role to that team, helping them develop and grow, you’ll also take a lead role creatively within pitches and you should be a confident and accomplished presenter. They have a strong client list of major brand names and are looking to continue their growth over the next few years, and grow their reputation as a creative agency. If you are an ambitious Senior Creative currently within an agency environment looking to spread your wings and progress to CD level, this is the perfect launchpad for you to do so.   23 June 2016 17:05:12 +0000 PR Account Manager Fantastic opportunity if you are looking for a fast track to Senior Account Manager and Account Director level in the next few years. This a fast growing agency with a great client list, you’d get the opportunity to work across a mix of national and regional B2C clients, as well as some trade PR too, so this would be great if you are looking for variety.  You’ll get lots of day to day autonomy and will work collaboratively with both creative and marketing colleagues within the agency, and you’ll do both traditional PR as well as creative and ideas led PR campaigns through to Social Media.  You’ll need a couple of years’ minimum experience within an agency environment, you could be either a Senior Exec or an Account Manager currently, as well as having good writing skills and an understanding of how to get the best out of your relationships with journalists. They want someone ambitious as there is no ceiling at this agency, keen to progress their career with a positive attitude, and who wants a good work/life balance as its important at this agency. 22 June 2016 17:05:59 +0000 PR Account Director, Altrincham, Cheshire PR Account Director: £35 - 45K, Cheshire Our client is an established PR and Communications agency based in Cheshire recruiting for a PR Account Director. This is a key role for the agency taking responsibility for several of their key clients and helping shape the PR team - for someone looking for a more commercial role helping drive agency growth, it's a terrific opportunity with excellent progression prospects. The agency work with an array of clients including a number of major international PLC's, primarily in the B2B sector. The PR Account Director will take responsibility for several of these key accounts with responsibilities including: Management of key client relationships building relationships with key stakeholders across various divisions and departments. Meeting with clients regularly to provide effective strategic advice and maintain the relationship (please note this will involve occasional overseas travel). Devise and implement effective PR and Communication strategies that incorporate both traditional and new media channels. Writing effective press releases, whitepapers and reports - the ability to understand very technical products is essential. Management of the team providing training and support to develop people internally. Having a key input into the agencies growth strategy as part of the senior management team. Applicants for the PR Account Director role require: Previous experience as a PR Account Director or PR Senior Account Manager within a reputable agency. Excellent writing and communication skills.... 22 June 2016 08:08:57 +0000 Sales Manager - Creative Agency Sales Manager Highly respected Creative agency based in Leeds is on the lookout for a Sales Manager or New Business Manager to bolster their new business strategy. Offering their clients the full creative mix, this agency is completely multi-disciplined, yet they are renowned for their packaging and POS solutions. As Sales Manager or Business Development Manager, it will be your opportunity to inform and educate their existing and brand new clients about their new, improved and expansive offering. Executing a sales strategy, you will be identifying new business opportunities and nuture and develop existing client relationships. We are looking for a proven Business Development Manager who is able to book in meetings with clients, attend new business pitches and able to close sales. Manage incoming leads and qualify these leads; requirement gathering and arranging meetings. Educating their clients about the agencies new creative offering Conduct market intelligence and research to develop your outbound sales strategy Evaluate and improve the agency’s current sales strategy and approach Build and develop strong relationships with internal and external parties. This role would suit an existing Business Development Manager who is looking to work in a supportive and mature environment where your ideas are listened to and you will be encouraged to build really solid working relationships. The agency offers incredible benefits, an excellent commission structure and they promote a good work/life balance within the agency as well! Please apply now for more... 21 June 2016 15:03:13 +0000 Senior Account Manager/Account Director SAM/Account Director wanted by great independant agency.   Main Duties/Responsibilities: ·         Attending regular face to face meetings with clients and establish and maintain active relationships with people at all levels within your client's operation ·         Exceptional organisational and planning skills that the client can feel confident in ·         Courageous accountability - communicating more by phone and less by email ·         Developing ideas and planning with the client directly and understand the client's business and their risk management needs and look for solutions to deliver those needs ·         Seeing projects through the agency and delivering back to client accurate work, on time and within budget   ·         The ability to soft sell ideas with belief and determine appropriate solutions, structure, price and placement strategies that meet the client's needs and deliver profitable business ·         Spotting opportunities and seeing the commercial benefit for clients and indigoRiver ·         Being available for entertaining and networking on evenings and stop overs when necessary... 21 June 2016 15:03:58 +0000 Account Manager -Automotive Immediate start This is a great chance to join an award winning agency, you will get the chance to work on this agencies most high profile automotive account.  You will need a passion for cars and have at least 2 yrs agency experience this role is to start straight away get in touch for more details. 21 June 2016 14:02:17 +0000 Senior Account Manager - top role in Liverpool Our client is a leading integrated agency based in Manchester. One of their largest clients is based in Liverpool and we're now looking for a Senior Account Manager who will be based on-site with their client.  The role will take the best bits of both agency life and in-house marketing.  It's very much a role which will focus on delivering top class marketing communications and we're looking for an all-rounder who has experience right across the marketing mix.  You will be organised and will have excellent client servicing skills.  You will be supported by an Account Executive and as a team you will work alongside the client marketing team.  We'd love the successful candidate to have a strong understanding of digital marketing and to be skilled in CRM/Email marketing too.  The agency is very well respected and you'll be well supported with creative and strategic planning by the head office in Manchester. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP. 21 June 2016 09:09:22 +0000 Digital Account Manager: Manchester Digital Account Manager, South Manchester: £25 – 30K Our client is an entrepreneurial Digital Marketing agency in South Manchester looking for a Digital Account Manager. Easily accessible by Metrolink and with free parking on site the agency offer a great work culture where people tend to stay for the long term. Opportunities for career progression are many. The Digital Account Manager role has been created due to growth and will take responsibility for several key accounts. It’s a varied role taking responsibility for:   ·         Building relationships with MD’s and Marketing Directors within your clients to fully understand their businesses requirements. ·         Involvement in developing appropriate strategies for clients utilising the agencies SEO, PPC, Social Media / Content and Web expertise. ·         Management of campaigns for clients and report back to them regularly on effectiveness and results. ·         Support with the development of two Digital Account Executives. ·         Identify additional opportunities to support clients and present ideas to key decision makers.   The Digital Account Manager should be able to demonstrate previous experience of SEO, PPC or Social Media (experience of all three would be an advantage), gained within a Digital or Integrated Marketing agency.... 20 June 2016 17:05:07 +0000 Digital Manager Job Title: Digital Manager Location: Manchester Salary: £28,000 - £30,000 About the Digital Manager Role You will be joining one of Manchester’s biggest events companies that host an unmissable festival year after year. They are seeking a Digital Manager to scope and develop stable and fully integrated digital platforms to meet the businesses digital requirements. This is a technical role and doesn’t involve content creation. About You You will be responsible for developing a brand new website on Wordpress using PHP and HTML. You will also need to analyse website data, identify trends and provide accurate reports. You will work closely with the Designer and Copy Editor to ensure the visual presentation on all digital platforms is on brand. You will have a strong interest in web development and mobile applications and will also be willing to learn new ways of delivering services for online users.   Essential Skills ·         3+ years experience ·         Experience in a similar developer role   ·         PHP & HTML ·         Wordpress ·         Google Analytics What to do next If you would like to find out more then please get in touch to Nicola Stelfox at Better Placed on  0161 238 6700 or drop me a line at 20 June 2016 17:05:01 +0000 Head of Production The Space is a unique commissioning and development programme to support greater digital access to the arts, founded by the BBC and Arts Council England. Our purpose is to increase the audience reach and impact of publicly funded arts and culture through digital technologies, to build digital skills across the arts sector and to support the development and creation of innovative and interactive new art works.   We are currently recruiting for a Head of Production, based in our Birmingham office, who will take the lead on all organisational aspects of The Space’s commissioning rounds and creative development process. You will provide expert oversight of our commissions from early development to publication, providing support to our senior commissioning team.   A full job description and details of how to apply can be found here: Head of Production   The deadline for applications is 9am, Monday 4 July 2016   20 June 2016 16:04:25 +0000 Junior Designer Job Title: Junior Designer                                                            Location: Manchester Salary: £18,000 - £20,000 About the Junior Designer role I am working with one of the most desirable women’s fashion brands in Manchester. Having achieved major success in the UK resulting in their brand stocked in over 500 independent retailers and other outlets. They now plan to take their brand overseas into Europe, The Middle East, America and Asia markets. It is important that they hire a Junior Designer to assist the Creative Content Designer in conceptualising the raw content taken in-house and on location into dynamic email and web designs. About You You will be responsible for designing and creating original layouts for email, web banners and display banners. You will also need the ability to manipulate imagery to be put across multiple social media channels, making sure the content is engaging. You will have an interest in fashion retail and be extremely passionate about design and staying up to date with new trends. Essential Skills ·         1 year experience ·         A relevant design degree.... 20 June 2016 15:03:40 +0000 Junior Graphic Designer/Product Design Assistant - Staffordshire Leading UK & Global supplier to the Bathroom Industry have an opening for a Junior Graphic Designer/Product Design Assistant to join their in-house team at the Tamworth site. The company have developed long-term partnerships with both customers and suppliers across the world and their mission is to develop wonderful ranges, which fit their mantra of Making Bathrooms Beautiful.   They currently have a new opening due to continued expansion for a Junior Graphic Designer/Product Design Assistant based at their Distribution Centre in Tamworth. SUMMARY OF ROLE •    To support the work of the Marketing Team •    Complete fitting instructions for products •    Create box and batch labels •    Create effective POS to support new products •    Create technical specification sheets and technical drawings Web Site Administration •    To maintain and update current company websites •    Assist with creation of effective E Marketing for new products •    Maintain web statistics Product Design •    Assist the Product Designers with idea creations CAD Database     •    Help maintain CAD database •    Create showroom layouts for Area Sales Managers •    General assistance with department administration Ideally Graduate level, you must have experience of Solidworks, Adobe Creative Suite and Office programs. We... 20 June 2016 12:12:53 +0000 Junior Developer Well-established and fast-growing agency, with an ongoing commitment to branding and creativity through digital innovation, requires a junior developer to join their close-knit team. Working on challenging creative briefs, you will become the lead developer on some projects, have an input on all briefs, and will be able to develop your skills working on global brands. You should be experienced in using standard front-end technologies (HTML, SASS, Javascript, etc.), and have at least a basic knowledge of the GruntJS build process, as well as a keen eye for responsive coding techniques and a real passion for working on creative digital campaigns. This is an exciting opportunity for career development in a highly creative, innovative and forward-thinking agency. The salary on offer is competitive and the prospects excellent. Call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV to   20 June 2016 12:12:43 +0000 Senior Brand Planner A senior brand planner, skilled in devising multi-faceted campaigns, is required by one of the north-west’s most creative agencies.                                 . This role is central to the agency’s continued success and development, and it requires a senior marketing professional. Someone who is brand literate, able to fully utilise available research, and is highly creative in approach; an effective team leader, who works in a friendly, co-operative manner, and is able to create memorable, insight-driven campaigns – both online and offline. If that’s you, and you’re looking for more scope and responsibility, together with the chance to work with blue-chip brands as part of a dynamic team in a forward-thinking agency, this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for! To find out more, please contact Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV to 17 June 2016 15:03:53 +0000 Midweight Graphic Designer Job Title: Midweight Graphic Designer                                                                 Location: Cheshire Salary: £24,000 - £28,000 About the Midweight Graphic Design role I am working with an award winning graphic design agency based in Cheshire. Due to growth of accounts they are looking to expand their team and are in need of a talented midweight designer. You will work in a spacious, creative environment with driven and like minded people. You will have the opportunity to work on all of the agencies accounts across all mediums. With a flexible structure there is ample opportunity for progression. About You You will have an eye for creative design and be a brand guardian for your clients, impressing them with your conceptual and innovative ideas. You will work mainly with clients in a b2b market and sometimes on a face to face basis. You will be confident, driven and passionate; you will keep updated on latest trends and ensure you are giving your clients an unrivalled service helping maintain the agencies outstanding reputation in the market. Essential Skills ·         2-5 years experience in a creative agency... 17 June 2016 14:02:42 +0000 Business Development Manager - AdTech (DMP, DSP) Business Development Manager - AdTech (DMP, DSP)  £60,000 - £80,000 + bonus  Senior Business Development Manager required by a Global Advertising Technology company. We are looking for a well connected and driven high achiever. The Role... will see you cultivating long lasting relationships with high level clients, to gain deep insight into their business needs, to provide solutions for their programmatic advertising challenges will see you driving new sales initiatives to direct advertiser accounts and independent trading desks across the UK and Europe in order to consistently meet and exceed commercial sales goals will see you responsible for identifying new business, developing sales tactics and strategies to capitalise on opportunities and grow market share for the company will see you developing and executing quarterly and yearly plans to reach business goals and drive the business forward within the region  16 June 2016 11:11:17 +0000 Graphic/Production Designer - Leicestershire Established and well respected Branding Agency based in Leicester are looking to recruit a Graphic/Production Designer with experience across Graphic Design, artwork production and Photoshop retouching. The Agency Established since the 1980’s this award winning Agency work across all forms of media and have a talented and passionate creative team. Their client list includes household names and blue chip companies. They are seeking an experienced D Graphic/Production Designer . You’ll need a hands on understanding of Graphic Design , Artwork and Print Production Processes, excellent organisational skills and knowledge of Adobe CC. The Role They require an experienced Graphic/Production Designer to work mostly across packaging and literature to join the team at their studio in Leicester. The design studio is a fast paced, energetic environment, and therefore the position demands an outgoing personality with the ability keep calm under pressure. Although this role requires creative ability, there will be little involvement with initial concepts so is NOT suitable for a conceptual/creative designer, however the successful candidate will have excellent Art Direction and Photoshop retouching abilities with work examples to demonstrate their creative input and rationale.  They must also have technical knowledge and be able to work on multiple jobs simultaneously, producing files to specific brand guidelines and to the highest standards. This is an exciting opportunity to join a successful design agency. They are offering the right person an... 16 June 2016 11:11:35 +0000 Account Manager - Leicestershire Established and well respected Branding Agency based in Leicester are looking to recruit an Account Manager with extensive creative agency experience. The Agency Established since the 1980’s this award winning Agency work across all forms of media and have a talented and passionate creative team. Their client list includes household names and blue chip companies. They are seeking an experienced Account Manager who has around 5 years agency experience.   The role: As Account Manager you will: •    Represent the Agency in presentations and meetings, building good working relationships •    Be responsible for managing and developing an exciting portfolio of clients •    Understand client needs, take briefings, consult with confidence and liaise with the studio teams and suppliers •    Control the financials of specific client accounts from quotations through to invoicing and reporting •    Deliver a high standard of client service The person: This is an exciting opportunity to join a successful design agency. To be part of our fast paced and highly productive team you must: •    Have 5+ years design agency experience preferably to include packaging •    Being a qualified graphic designer with Account Management experience, although not essential would be advantageous •    Be highly organised, ambitious, and enthusiastic Project and Account Manager with excellent communication skills and... 15 June 2016 15:03:57 +0000 Digital Designer WANTED: Creative individual to join our crack-team of injustice, inequality and poverty fighters, seeking to change the world. Are you: Motivated to make the world a better place? Intelligent? Eager to keep on learning? A great communicator? Able to see through solid objects?* Were a happy band of digital designers and developers, wielding our skills for big names like Amnesty International, Macmillan Cancer Support and Oxfam. If you are looking for a chance to use your considerable skill in creating ultra-clean, typographically-beautiful user interfaces for websites and web apps to make the world a better place, wed love to hear from you. With your strengths and your eye for pixel precision, we will look to you to create great results within a challenging but rewarding schedule. Were looking for a proactive self-starter; a problem solver who is able to resolve issues as they arrive, but also knows when to pick up the Bat Phone for help; and someone who is able to see through complex problems to elegant solutions. Your super-strengths: A varied portfolio of work with a proven track record in designing brilliant user interfaces An eagerness to work closely with front-end and back-end developers A penchant for swiss typography A good knowledge and understanding of Information Architecture principles The ability to weave consistent design languages within multifaceted projects A strong mobile-first approach to design UX experience is a bonus Passionate about: Team work environments Attention to detail Online... 14 June 2016 17:05:02 +0000 Digital Specialist Digital Specialist   Full time – 36.25 hours per week   Based at Garden Court, Coventry   Salary: £30,146 - 33,495 per annum     Orbit is one of the largest housing associations in the country providing over 39,000 affordable homes and building around 1,000 more each year. We are an innovative, forward thinking organisation with big plans for the future. We have nine ambitious targets which we must achieve by 2020 to fulfil our purpose of ‘building communities’. Digital communication plays a vital role on this journey - do you have the skill and commitment to help us get there?   We’re looking for a digital specialist who can help us drive our digital agenda. In this role, you’ll have led on website and intranet development projects, know about both the technical and content side of what makes them engaging and use your influence and networking skills to get ensure they are delivered. You’ll be well versed in social media, developing plans and rich media content to enable it to be a key communication channel. We also need your e-marketing skills to help us communicate effectively with our customers and stakeholders, with the analytics you provide ensuring our campaigns hit the right audiences.  All delivered with the support of the digital coordinator whom you will manage.   But while we want you to be passionate about digital, we also need you to have passion for what we do. We work to build communities and homes for a broad range of people investing in our communities... 13 June 2016 16:04:26 +0000 Marketing & PR Manager Marketing & PR Manager Are you a successful and multifaceted marketing professional with the ability and ambition to grow a marketing function from the ground up? Do you have an excellent understanding of PR, marketing and business strategy? If so, we want you! We are looking for a highly experienced Marketing and PR Manager to join our Liverpool based team to develop and implement our marketing strategy, raise the profile of the company and drive in-bound commercial opportunities through PR, events and marketing.  You will be working across a range of sectors, from retail & consumer goods to sport and property with some exceptional British brands including Mitre, Canary Wharf Group, Unilever and Amtico. You will be joining a dynamic team of 50+ at one of the top 10 fastest growing agencies in the UK. We’re highly respected in the industry with The Drum ranking us in the top 10 of their 2016 peer and client polls.       Skills and Experience   Strong previous experience working in an agency marketing role Track record of delivering successful channel marketing and PR campaigns Solid understanding of budgeting and return on investment Ability and ambition to grow a marketing function from ground up Strong digital marketing skills, experienced in social media and distribution tools, marketing automation, web content management and building a solid digital presence Well proven in marketing communications and dealing with the press, media and agencies to maximise business exposure Experience working... 13 June 2016 12:12:45 +0000 Digital Account Manager/SAM If you're an experienced digital account handler with a good technical understanding, or a digital PM with client handling skills, an ambitious and successful TTL pharma agency would like to hear from you! They're looking for an ambitious digital AM/SAM with good all-round knowledge and experience, great interpersonal skills, solid agency experience, and proven success in a client-facing role. This is a key role in the agency, which requires the ability to understand digital programming (such as iOS and HTML5) and clearly brief technical requirements, and also to work as part of a close-knit team on web build and other digital projects – ensuring both client and agency objectives are achieved in a timely manner and in line with budgets and quality standards. The agency in question is going from strength to strength, and is able to offer lots of scope and excellent prospects, as well as a positive working environment. If you can tick the above boxes and are keen to join a fast-growing agency, this could be the perfect opportunity for you. Call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949 to find out more. Or send your CV to 10 June 2016 18:06:55 +0000 Creative - Madame Tussauds We want the worlds biggest imaginations To create the worlds best attractions So you think youve got a big imagination? Is it big enough to create and deliver groundbreaking new attractions that drive hundreds of thousands of visitors to Merlin Entertainments world-famous site, like Madame Tussauds, SEA LIFE Centres, The Dungeons and LEGOLAND? Its a high-profile role within our Merlin Magic Making team. Its also your chance to take a concept and drive it all the way through to the delivery of an inspiring attraction that will get visitors rushing through our doors. Thatll mean bringing fresh and creative thinking as you develop the idea into a real world design. Itll mean working closely with cutting-edge producers, designers and external resources to keep everything on track every step of the way. And itll mean ensuring that the vision behind the original idea is maintained throughout the process, so you deliver a brilliant attraction that translates the proposition flawlessly. Clearly then, strong project management skills are key here. Youve proved that you can lead the process from end to end, ensuring that everything is in place on time, on budget and on brand. As for where you gained your experience, were pretty open minded. Exhibitions perhaps, or interior or architectural design. Maybe even TV production. What matters is that you can marry up those project management skills with real creative flair. The ability to build sound working relationships with a wide variety of people is important too, plus a collaborative working style. Last but not least, youre a... 10 June 2016 18:06:57 +0000 Rides and Attractions Creative We want the worlds biggest imaginations To create the worlds best attractions So you think youve got a big imagination? Is it big enough to create and deliver groundbreaking new rides and attractions that drive hundreds of thousands of visitors to Merlin Entertainments world-famous resort theme parks, like Alton Towers, Thorpe Park, and Italys Gardaland? It took a pretty big imagination in the Merlin Magic Making team to dream up Derren Browns Ghost Train, The Swarm, Galactica, Nemesis and Oblivion. Now its your turn. So come up with the original, inspiring and compelling concepts that will get visitors flocking to our resorts. In essence, this role is about marrying up your extraordinary levels of creativity with your strong project management skills. Looking at the creative side of things, youll bring a strong track record of inventive conceptualisation, plus the ability to deliver a clear narrative through the use of multiple dimensions, including building, AV, projection mapping and 3D sculpture. You dont just have an understanding of what makes a compelling proposition, but the ability to communicate it in one sentence. Whats more, you have the confidence and gravitas to pitch your ideas to senior teams and ensure that the vision behind your original idea is maintained throughout the process. As for the project management side, youve proved that you can oversee every stage of the process, coordinating multiple contractors, cutting edge suppliers and key stakeholders to keep everything on track. You have a sought after black book with great contacts with some of... 10 June 2016 16:04:10 +0000 Digital Delivery Manager - with international travel Highly confidential role; a Delivery Manager is urgently required to work 3 days a week on-site for a massive, global brand - based in Germany. The remainder of time will be based in the agency's Manchester office.  You will be the agency's representative at the clients organisation, having day to day communication and responsibility for the account. The successful candidate will be planning, organising and monitoring digital build projects, with the responsibility of identifying new opportunities that arise, ensuring that the account remains profitable.  The agency has a very strong relationship with the client, and this is a brilliant role for a Digital Project Manager or Account Manager that is looking for a dynamic new role with the opportunity to travel. Experience with Tridion is essential for this role.  Please apply now to find out more: