The Drum Jobs http://www.thedrum.co.uk/jobs/rss/ 01 October 2014 17:05:24 +0000 Account Director - with TV http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/79465/Account%2520Director%2520-%2520with%2520TV.html Our client is a leading integrated agency in Manchester.  We're currently looking for an Account Director who has a pedigree agency background, particularly with a specialism in TV & Broadcast.  The agency is one of the most creative in the region and you will head up the Broadcast team for a leading retail brand.  To be considered, it goes without saying that you'll have excellent TV production knowledge, you'll be familiar with all the industry and ASA regulations and you will have excellent leadership and team management skills.  As Account Director you will have a superb account handling team who are responsible for the day to day activity and client briefings leaving the Account Director with time to work on the strategic direction of the account - so we're looking for a strategic heavyweight.  This agency are constantly winning awards for their creative campaigns and we're looking for an Account Director who can help them to grow and develop innovative and results driven advertising campaigns for this global brand. A superb agency with a terrific roster of clients, some of the most talented advertising professionals in the region and one where there are plenty of development opportunities. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.  01 October 2014 17:05:23 +0000 Account Director - with TV http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/79464/Account%2520Director%2520-%2520with%2520TV.html Our client is a leading integrated agency in Manchester.  We're currently looking for an Account Director who has a pedigree agency background, particularly with a specialism in TV & Broadcast.  The agency is one of the most creative in the region and you will head up the Broadcast team for a leading retail brand.  To be considered, it goes without saying that you'll have excellent TV production knowledge, you'll be familiar with all the industry and ASA regulations and you will have excellent leadership and team management skills.  As Account Director you will have a superb account handling team who are responsible for the day to day activity and client briefings leaving the Account Director with time to work on the strategic direction of the account - so we're looking for a strategic heavyweight.  This agency are constantly winning awards for their creative campaigns and we're looking for an Account Director who can help them to grow and develop innovative and results driven advertising campaigns for this global brand. A superb agency with a terrific roster of clients, some of the most talented advertising professionals in the region and one where there are plenty of development opportunities. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.  01 October 2014 14:02:10 +0000 Head of PR http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/79416/Head%2520of%2520PR.html Head of PR Manchester Highly negotiable expected to be £45-55k region   Head of PR /  PR Director role with Manchester city centre agency.  Our client is a Manchester agency with a great PR offering, they are on an upward growth curve and have significant and ambitious plans for the future. They need a senior PR to head up the department and team and you will report into the board.  Working across a range of clients, you need to be a strategic thinker, able to find the creative angle in any story.  You’ll inherit a great team and will have responsibility for their management and development and for growing the team.  You will be part of the agency senior management team, directly inputting into the agency’s future plans and growth. You should be driven and ambitious, with a positive attitude and bags of enthusiasm.  There is a huge opportunity at this agency for the right person.  If you would like an initial informal and confidential chat please contact us, one of the senior consultants will be willing and able to take your call between 12-2pm – we lunch at our desks as it’s usually a good time for you to pop out and call us.  M7285 01 October 2014 14:02:08 +0000 Digital Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/79410/Digital%2520Director.html Digital Director C£80k plus bonus and extensive benefits South Manchester   Digital Director role with senior client service and strategic responsibilities.  You will lead an established team across digital account management and planning, developing the agencies digital offering.  You will have responsibility for ensuring ongoing innovation and product development, working with and developing relationships at a senior level with existing clients.  You will be a brilliant leader, inspiring and motivating your team to achieve remarkable results for their clients.  You’ll love pitching and developing business with newer clients, influencing key strategic decisions.  You should have a strong track record at a senior level within a client service led marketing role, with a focus on digital innovation within a wider communications plan. If you would like an initial confidential discussion please contact our Managing Director, Julie Ollerton 01 October 2014 12:12:21 +0000 Marketing Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/79388/Marketing%2520Manager.html We are looking for an experienced Marketing Manager to join Edinburgh College on a maternity cover basis. In this post you will support the development and delivery of an effective and integrated marketing strategy which builds on the College’s profile and reputation, promotes its vision and values, and supports the delivery of its strategic and operational objectives.   Major tasks / Job Activities include: ·  Management of marketing, web and design teams. ·  To promote the college, it’s courses, services and facilities to target markets ·  Build awareness of the brand and sub brands with target audiences ·  Develop and implement effective strategic marketing plans to support achievement of enrolment and commercial income targets. ·  Plan and oversee development of the College web site and digital marketing activities ·  Plan and oversee the management and implementation of external events ·  Manage external agencies ·  Manage the overall development and production of brand aligned marketing materials ·  Manage the planning and allocation of resources for marketing projects ·  Identify opportunities to improve effectiveness of marketing activities and    produce regular reports to monitor effectiveness and return on investment.   You will also be responsible for leading and managing the planning and delivery of team activities and services with effective service management.   To be successful in... 30 September 2014 18:06:16 +0000 Creative Director of Consumer Packaging - Global Design Agency http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/79327/Creative%2520Director%2520of%2520Consumer%2520Packaging%2520-%2520Global.html Global independent design agency is in search of a new Creative Director with a strong background in consumer packaging and interest in branding to head up a new team within their London Studio. You would not be reporting to an ECD so this is the most senior creative role within the agency! The brands mostly focused across the FMCG sector range from drinks, Food and health and beauty This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to come in and head up a brand new team whilst also working very closely with a very talented Creative Director on the Corporate branding team to ensue the agency is moving forward in the right direction. Skills and Experience Experience in major branding consultancies working on high profile clients on a variety of branding issues. Clarity of thinking, delegation, effective use of other design staff and resource. Pushing hard for creative solutions that become leading examples of branding. Strong understanding of Brand Architecture and the wider world of design beyond packaging. Salary - 100k-120k + benefits and bonus scheme 30 September 2014 14:02:56 +0000 Business Developer/Account Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/79309/Business%2520Developer%2FAccount%2520Manager.html We’re looking for a driven and effective Business Developer/Account Manager to take You will be in charge of driving new business from a database of UK and international advertising and media agencies as well as developing and successfully selling our services to new and existing client bases. Although an existing database will be supplied, candidates with their own book of contacts within advertising or brands will be considered favourably. A good knowledge of the advertising and animation industry is preferred but not essential and a strong interest in animation, visual effects, film making and digital technology would also be advantageous. You will be a public face of an exciting, progressive and creative company, representing the company’s public profile in a friendly and dynamic manner. Given the breadth of our client base, you are expected to be able to sell confidently in the creative environments in which we work. You will work directly with the managing director on the growth, development and maintenance of the company’s client base; developing the core proposition of the company, its PR requirements and attending relevant events. Your responsibility ranges from identifying the likely selling points of a project, ascertain the potential of properties, create new revenue streams while expanding the market of existing properties through innovative marketing strategies, tapping into the expertise or tie-up with business partner(s) or exploitation of the changing trends, etc, while developing strategic plans and sales strategies... 29 September 2014 15:03:52 +0000 Graphic Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/79255/Graphic%2520Designer.html A creative studio based in Cheshire is looking for a Graphic Designer to join their In-House team. You will be working across both digital and print projects on a variety of media including websites, brochures, emailers, posters, web banners, flyers, online ads, newsletters, social media, stationery, presentations, exhibitions, signage and reports. You will be following style guidelines for a number of their brands as well as coming up with original creative ideas on occasions. Essential skills include Illustrator, Photoshop, HTML, CSS, Dreamweaver and InDesign, along with a keen eye for layout and detail. The ability to build/code websites & emailers and also adhere to deadlines and project timelines is also required. Great opportunity to work on a wide range of online & offline projects for a number of brands under the parent company name. 26 September 2014 16:04:21 +0000 Senior Designer / Team Leader (Brand, Web, Print) http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/79198/Senior%2520Designer%2520%2F%2520Team%2520Leader%2520%28Brand%2C%2520Web%2C%2520Print%29.html IE Design Consultancy is an award winning brand strategy, web design and digital marketing agency for the Charity, Health and Education sectors. Based in the historic Jewellery Quarter of Birmingham, with a satellite studio in Brighton, IE is a team of 26 brand storytellers and digital problem solvers who are passionate about the power of crafted, integrated communications. Founded 20 years ago, IE is expanding rapidly in line with ambitious growth plans and ever-increasing demand. We are searching for an experienced, highly creative senior designer with at least 4 years agency experience to join our growing creative team. We are looking for someone with bags of experience in UI/UX/Web design, branding and design for print. An in-depth knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite is a must along with a rich understanding of design for the web. Are you capable of producing outstanding, fully realised ideas, from concept through to completion for both digital and print-based projects alike? Do you have a keen eye for detail and a passion for craftsmanship in all aspects of the job? The creative team needs an inspiring leader with a rounded skill set someone who is able to create beautiful work and take responsibility for team delivery and supporting / encouraging the young talent in the team. Are you fiercely bright, responsible and self-disciplined? Are you highly motivated? Are you a good communicator who is well organised and excellent at problem solving? Are you confident, reliable and able to develop designs for a variety of clients and applications? IE's designers are... 26 September 2014 13:01:39 +0000 Senior Account Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/79176/Senior%2520Account%2520Manager.html Looking for an exciting new challenge in Senior Account Management?  If you're hard working, self-motivated, conscientious and can hit the ground running, we could be just the agency for you. This is a great opportunity to join a vibrant, growing agency in a fast-paced, multi-faceted role.  You'll need a great work ethic and proven experience in project delivery and managing accounts, including budgets, scheduling and briefing creative and production teams. Key skills will also include client liaison experience of at least 4 years in a solid integrated agency, with an excellent understanding of the wider marketing mix. You'll also have a great eye for detail, impeccable standards and the ability to work under pressure. And if you can do it all with good humour and a big smile on your face, all the better. We're looking for someone who can offer more than a 9 to 5 mentality.  We're a team so a can-do attitude is a must.  In return you'll have the chance to make a positive impact on agency life and your own career.   In addition to a competitive starting salary there are also fantastic benefits on offer, including 20 days holiday - and your birthday off! Sell yourself at info@fluidweb.co.uk   26 September 2014 09:09:09 +0000 Web Developer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/79163/Web%2520Developer.html Web Developer We have a unique opportunity for a talented web developer to join a brilliant digital communications agency, based in Edinburgh. To become part of an experienced team who’ve been delivering business driven, audience focused solutions for over 15 years. You must have experience of building CMS-driven websites in a LAMP environment, and preferably with experience in one or more of Drupal, Wordpress, or Expression Engine. You’ll be passionate about the web, and eager to develop your skills. Heehaw has a diverse set of clients across a range of sectors, including education, finance, and charity, so you’ll get to work on a variety of very different sites. Key requirements: Experience in building CMS-powered websites. In depth knowledge of front-end development, including (X)HTML, CSS, JavaScript (including jQuery and YUI), AJAX. A keen eye for detail, with a rigorous approach to coding and quality. Good understanding of web standards and accessibility. Good knowledge of PHP programming. A good team player, but able to use initiative and work independently. We're an equal opportunities employer and will pay a competitive salary according to experience.   25 September 2014 14:02:56 +0000 Account Executive http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/79137/Account%2520Executive.html Who are we? Accord Group is an established integrated marketing agency – we work primarily for SME businesses across a wide range of sectors including travel and the over 50s.   #JoinTeamAccord An unrivalled opportunity to grow your career in advertising.   Key to our success is our ability to ad value to the relationships we have with our clients to allow them to maximise the return on their advertising spend through innovative campaigns; and to ad value to our employee’s careers to help them realise their full potential.   We are now looking to recruit a further Account Executive to join our ambitious and passionate account management team in Manchester.   Reporting to the Head of Account Management you will be responsible for developing and managing a portfolio of clients to generate sales and maximise margins.   We believe that establishing a strong and lasting relationship with a client is paramount to success. That’s why you will need to cultivate excellent personal links with all the key decision makers turning relationships into long-term partnerships whilst at all times providing your clients with a first-class level of integrated advertising expertise and service.   With some previous experience gained working in an account management role within an agency or in-house, more importantly you will have a proactive, commercially focused approach to working with clients.   We take pride in our professional approach, friendly demeanour and determination to deliver an outstanding service. To find... 25 September 2014 13:01:23 +0000 Creative Services Senior Account Exec/Junior Account Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/79125/Creative%2520Services%2520Senior%2520Account%2520Exec%2FJunior.html Creative Services Senior Account Exec/Junior Account Manager We're looking for someone with a minimum of 2 years experience within an creative/design agency environment, they must have strong organisational skills and good attention to detail. Ideally, some experience of print buying and production. The successful candidate would work closely with and report to an Account Director, would be client facing, and responsible [in tandem with the Account Director] for:- - reporting  - briefing into and coordinating work through our studio [ads, literature, POS etc etc] - attend client meetings/photo shoots/set builds - day to day client liaison [by email/phone etc] - supplier liaison - estimating/invoicing - presenting work - timing plans - liaison with other  personnel [Media, PR and Digital] - general admin for the accounts they work on eg status reports, proof checking etc Salary would be subject to level of experience, but somewhere in the region of £21k 25 September 2014 13:01:33 +0000 Senior Account Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/79121/Senior%2520Account%2520Director.html This is one of the most high profile roles in the Midlands heading up a high profile automotive account, there is a clear progression path with a position on the board.   get in touch ASAP for confidetial chat 25 September 2014 13:01:46 +0000 Account Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/79119/Account%2520Director.html Our client is a well known Midlands based agency with a fabulous client list.  Due to well managed growth they now need to appoint an experienced Account Director to work across a range of accounts, automotive experience will be an advantage..  In return, you will get th opportunity to develop your career in a highly regarded agency. 25 September 2014 12:12:19 +0000 Senior Account Executive http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/79115/Senior%2520Account%2520Executive.html SENIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE To be the day to day contact on allocated areas of accounts, on both an internal and external basis, delivering an efficient, effective and profitable service. To control and progress jobs through the Agency system, keeping all departments fully informed. REPORTING TO Account Manager MAIN DUTIES Understanding the Agency • The agencies credentials. • Familiarisation with McCann corridor companies. • Understand and implement, where relevant, proprietary tools of Brand Footprint, Selling Strategy and Pulse. • Understand the roles and responsibilities of other Agency departments • Understand and proactively implement the appropriate admin/briefing/scheduling procedures required by other Agency departments • Understand the financial management process relating to client accounts and take an active role in terms of budget and cost management on all assigned projects on an ongoing basis. Client Servicing • Develop and maintain a close and productive relationship with relevant client contacts, acting with integrity at all times • Identify problems as they arise and deal with them when appropriate, keeping the Account Manager appraised at all times. • Provide day to day contact with client and take the lead on certain projects outlined by the Account Manager. • Respond promptly to client requests, managing expectations in terms of speed and delivery of response, using appropriate briefing/admin structures • Work with Account Manager to ensure all jobs are scheduled on time and budget and... 24 September 2014 16:04:38 +0000 Magento Developer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/79081/Magento%2520Developer.html Our client is on the lookout for a Magento developer to assist them with an immediate project, on a remote basis asap.  The successful candidate will be responsible for the technical delivery of a high specification E-commerce website using the Magento software platform. For this role the ideal candidate will require a strong understanding of Magento and it’s capabilities, with a solid background in this specific area. It would be ideal if you were able attend initial briefing stages at their base close to Chester, working from home following this.  If this freelance position would be suitable for you then please get in touch with your CV for further information! 24 September 2014 14:02:02 +0000 Policy Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/79064/Policy%2520Manager.html The role The role is based within the Policy team of the External Relations and Strategy division of the ICE and based within the Scotland Regional Support Team. The Policy Manager will be charged with producing high quality policy reports and other materials to support the public affairs activitioes and knowledge transfer goals of ICE in Scotland.    Duties and responsibilities Produce reports, policy statements and responses to government consultations and parliamentary select committee reports Analyse political, economic and industry developments to ensure that policy projects address the most salient issues affecting civil engineering and infrastructure. Enable knowledge transfer from ICE to policy makers Support the proactive promotion of ICE affairs activities by enabling the Division to respond to media requests for professional opinion on infrastructure issues Supporting the Regional Director in developing relationships with civil servants, think tanks, industry leaders, academics and others with an influence over  policy making affecting civil engineering and infrastructure   What are we looking for? The successful applicant should be familiar with and comfortable working with senior figures in politics, the civil service and industry. Some experience of carrying out quantitative and qualitative research and report drafting is desirable as is experience in project management. A good understanding of the Scottish public policy making processes is essential   The organisation ICE is an international membership... 24 September 2014 11:11:46 +0000 Senior Graphic Designer - Leicestershire http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/79043/Senior%2520Graphic%2520Designer%2520-%2520Leicestershire.html This international brand communications and retail design agency based in Leicestershire are looking for an enthusiastic Senior Graphic Designer to join their busy creative team. Their clients span across fashion, sport, outdoors, charity, leisure and corporate and projects include: •  Brand Strategy •  Exhibitions & Events •  Retail & Interiors •  Campaigns & Communications •  Digital & Social Marketing •  Showrooms & Workplaces You are: •  Experienced in branding, literature, retail graphics, POS, website design and art-work •  A great communicator and team player •  Expert in Adobe Creative Suite •  Able to work in isolation and help lead the team to deliver world-class creativity within tight deadline You will: •  Have gained the operational and commercial skills, with at least 6 years experience to deliver outstanding results •  Present your work confidently in client presentations •  Liaise with clients directly as required •  See a job through from concept creation through to artwork and completion •  Push boundaries even on the simplest project •  Deliver outstanding creative work To apply, please email your CV including current salary details & portfolio of best work ASAP! Senior Retail Designer - Leicestershire - £35-40k 24 September 2014 09:09:28 +0000 Marketing Executive http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/79032/Marketing%2520Executive.html My client is a well respected B2B organisation based on the outskirts of Leeds, currently expanding and looking to recruit a new Marketing Executive. A newly created role within the business, this position will see you work across a variety of brands using all marketing channels. Working closely with the rest of the marketing team, you will work across all channels and help deliver across DM, email marketing, social media and print advertising. As a Marketing Executive you will be responsible for: Liaising with the studio, external agencies and printers, managing the production of all marketing collateral. Arranging the effective distribution of marketing materials to external customers and sales teams. Taking ownership of online marketing activities. Writing and proofreading copy for marketing materials such as adverts, leaflets and brochures. Coordination of photo-shoots. The creation of social media, blogging and email marketing.  Organising and attending exhibitions and trade shows.           To be considered for this role you will you will be a commercially astute marketer with experience of working at a Marketing Executive level. You will be an intelligent thinker, results driven and have a proven track record in a similar role. You will be a real self starter, competitive and be able to demonstrate a good creative mind. The job is full of variety and you will need to be able to turn your hand to a range of tasks. Both agency and client side candidates would be considered for this role... 23 September 2014 10:10:19 +0000 Digital Project Manager - Temp to Perm http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/78983/Digital%2520Project%2520Manager%2520-%2520Temp%2520to%2520Perm.html Our client, a market leader in their field, has recently invested heavily into their digital and more specifically, ecommerce department. They are actively looking for an experienced Digital Project Manager to join their growing team. You will be managing a range of digital projects that are currently underway, across web, mobile and apps, managing the full lifecycle of these projects, working with project owners and internal departments to ensure the timely delivery of the work. We are looking for someone who has experience in producing specifications, timing plans and other documentation to support these projects as well as using project management tools and software to track and monitor progression. We are looking for someone with a strong background in Digital Project Management, gained from either an agency or client side environment. You will be passionate about digital and mobile technology, keeping up to date with latest trends and recommending these internally. This company has a very friendly team, and would suit someone looking for a creative client-side position. As it is a new team, there is plenty of opportunity for career development, and a good opportunity to work with some of the greatest ecommerce professionals in the industry. Apply now to be considered for this fantastic and rare opportunity.  23 September 2014 04:04:50 +0000 Creative Lead http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/78963/Creative%2520Lead.html Creative Lead 40 - 45k per annum + benefits The Agency A leading independent creative agency based in the heart of Soho are looking for a Creative Lead to join their creative team. They are looking for a concept-driven, 360 creative, who isn't afraid to get stuck in! You will get the opportunity to creatively lead on a global sports brand & work closely with the Senior Creatives & founders. Must Haves... * Experience as a senior creative in an agency environment * Strong background in creative copywriting & art direction * Dynamic thinking agility, entrepreneurial drive & big ideas! * Ability to lead on projects, & actively promote & inspire creativity in others * Experience of end to end project delivery - From concept to implementation * Exposure to ATL & integrated campaigns, & display extensive evidence of this is in your portfolio * Presentations Skills & experience of presenting to clients If you are a looking for a fresh start this Autumn and want to work for an award winning agency then this opportunity is for you! Please email CVs & folios to Kiely@twistorstick.co.uk 22 September 2014 15:03:20 +0000 Account Director: Pharmaceutical / Healthcare http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/78942/Account%2520Director%3A%2520Pharmaceutical%2520%2F%2520Healthcare.html Account Director: 40 - 45K Manchester - Pharmaceutical / Healthcare clients Our client is an established Marketing Agency based in Manchester looking for an Account Director to manage several clients within the Pharma / Healthcare sectors. The agency have a fantastic reputation for innovative, creative work and offer a great working environment where personal development is encouraged. A challenging and highly rewarding role the Account Director take responsibility for: - Management of existing clients building relationships with senior stakeholders to fully understand their Marketing needs. - Leading a variety of advertising, branding and digital campaigns on behalf of clients from initial brief to execution. - Providing relevant advice and guidance to clients to enhance their marketing strategy. - Full responsibility for financials and budgets, ensuring profitability is maintained. - Working with the senior management team identifying opportunities for further growth within both existing and new clients. - Management of a small team responsible for training and development. It is anticipated the Account Director will currently be operating at a similar level within a fully integrated agency, working with clients within the Pharmaceutical / Healthcare sectors. They will be able to demonstate the ability to effectively manage client relationships with the commerciality to spot new opportunities. Most importantly they will share the same drive and ambition as the agency but won't be someone who takes themselves too seriously! In return a generous salary and benefits... 22 September 2014 11:11:13 +0000 Digital Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/78920/Digital%2520Designer.html Well established organisation based North of Manchester is looking for a Digital Designer to join their growing team.  Your main responsibilities will include creating assets to be used across a variety of websites, producing emailers, conceptualising new marketing material and designing across digital channels such as mobile, desktop and app. A thorough understanding of the digital industry is essential for this role. You must have proficient skills in InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator. In addition it would be beneficial if you had experience in the following software areas: HTML, CSS, Flash & JQuery although this is not essential.  Any experience within a similar role in the fashion/retail sector would be highly beneficial for this position. If you feel this role matches your experience please send through your CV as well as a portfolio of work. 22 September 2014 11:11:49 +0000 Creative http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/78918/Creative.html How do you represent visually the impact of a drug that is going to change someone’s life? How do you illustrate to a doctor the way in which this drug is going to target the cause of their patient’s disease? How do you offer support to a patient, or their carer? These are challenges that we face every day and they are challenges that are met through the application of fantastic ideas, excellent design and superb craftsmanship. We utilise the most relevant and appropriate media for the task in hand and we are not frightened to make suggestions to our clients based on what we believe to be the right creative response to their need. We are looking for an additional Creative to join our team – you may currently think of yourself as a ‘Designer’ or an ‘Art Director’, but we’re open to the background of the Creatives who join us. The most important thing is that you’re able to utilise your talent to generate meaningful responses to the most challenging briefs. Through the experience that you have gained, we would hope that you have confidence taking a brief and working through the creative process, right the way through to presenting internally and to clients. Are you able to get to grips with what your client is looking for? Are you able to ask the right questions? Are you confident enough to challenge the direction others are taking if you don’t think it’s the best solution for the audience? We’re looking for someone who understands and puts the needs of the end-user first; someone who can create a...