The Drum Jobs 20 August 2014 09:09:16 +0000 Senior Account Director   • Committed to making a positive contribution to the agency and ensuring we deliver motivating, insightful strategies and powerful creative ideas that are excitingly and professionally implemented. • To provide leadership on their accounts, inspiring the highest standards in all team members whilst directing the Agency’s longer term relationship with the Client. • To develop strong and enduring Client relationships, acting as a partner in developing marketing strategy, adding value to the Client’s business.     KEY DIMENSIONS   • Have a thorough understanding of all dynamics operating in the market and the consumers relationship with the brands. • To have a wider understanding of the marketing and brand issues involved in any project, in order to put in context the specific advertising contribution. • To manage those who report directly into you and take responsibility for their overall performance and career progression.  Specific tasks will include the setting of clear objectives, delegation, coaching, feedback and the completion of performance reviews.   KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS NEEDED   • Very experienced professional with good knowledge of all aspects of marketing and advertising. • Strong leadership skills with demonstrated ability to manage ‘beyond formal authority’ • Excellent presentation, negotiation and communication skills at a senior level. • Strategic thinker, good business acumen, especially in marketing and financial issues. • Good... 19 August 2014 13:01:33 +0000 Web Developer Rockstar Games Rockstar North, creators of the successful Grand Theft Auto franchise, is seeking a talented Web Developer with strong frontend skills to join our Rockstar Games Social Club team in Edinburgh.  Social Club’s primary purpose is to integrate Rockstar online gaming community activity with the in-game connected experience. Successful applicants will have a great attention to detail and be strong team players with excellent communication skills.   Responsibilities Development of features/applications with HTML, JavaScript, and CSS Development of compelling  web UIs utilizing cross-browser compatible HTML, JavaScript, and CSS, with a focus on the mobile experience Integrating front-end applications with ASP.NET (C#) MVC Browser performance optimization Collaboration with other Rockstar technology teams across our worldwide studios   Requirements Demonstrable expertise in JavaScript development 2+ years of industry experience preferred Proficient with HTML, CSS, AJAX, and jQuery Fundamental understanding of C#.NET and MVC methodologies Passion for web development   Pluses Passion for games.   We run a small international team full of talented and motivated people – and we’d like to hear from you! If you think you possess the skills to help us build great gaming experiences, send us your CV on  19 August 2014 11:11:54 +0000 Account Manager Talented, but nice Material_UK are currently recruiting for a talented, creative and experienced Account Manager with a strong background in sponsorship to join our award winning team. Here at Material_UK, we only want to work with the most talented people in the industry, but we also only want to work with the nicest. Our agency culture is pretty special, we work hard but have a lot of fun while we do it and so anyone that doesn't have that attitude, well, they need not apply. But if you come armed with experience in sponsorship across sport and entertainment, are a born communicator, know your PR from your P's and Q's, have the ability to generate innovative ideas for your clients, come with boundless energy, enthusiasm, a positive attitude and want to work at one of the best places to work in the UK (that's official by the way) then we definitely want to hear from you. Sound right up your street? Then get in touch: just email your CV with a covering letter to by Friday 5th September. Salary: Competitive 18 August 2014 17:05:57 +0000 PR Account Manager A fast-growing integrated agency is looking for an enthusiastic and ambitious PR Account Manager to join its friendly and hardworking team. You’ll need to be passionate and committed, with a keen sense of personal responsibility, the ability and maturity to take ownership of your own accounts and the flexibility to work across varied accounts – a mixture of b2b and b2c. The ideal candidate will have industry experience to at least Senior Account Executive level, the ability to establish and develop relationships with media contacts and key clients, 1st class writing and communication skills, a sound knowledge of digital/social media, and the confidence to deal at all levels. Experience of the property sector would be a distinct advantage, although the right skill-set and personality are more important. You will be given as much responsibility as you can handle and the chance to progress at the earliest opportunity – entirely on your own merit. The environment is grown-up, so you must be a self-starter who is able to work on their own initiative and achieve positive results without close supervision; in that way contributing to the continued growth and success of the business. (And your contribution will be strongly encouraged, recognised and rewarded.) So, if you’re ready for a new challenge, feel that you can make a difference and are looking for more scope and responsibility in a flexible but busy and professional work environment, call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV to   18 August 2014 15:03:33 +0000 Senior Artworker - West Midlands Midlands based creative agency are looking for an accurate Senior Artworker with excellent InDesign, Photoshop & Illustrator /CS6/CC skills Based south of Birmingham this top creative agency are after a Senior Artworker who can deliver excellent accurate artwork. It's a pure artworking role so no creative input will be required but a fast, accurate artworking ability using InDesign, Photoshop & Illustrator CS6/CC will be a must for this role. Experience of working on fast turn-around artwork for all areas of Print will be essential. Interested? Email your CV and some samples of work that show your layout/typesetting skills over right away! Artworker  - West Midlands -  to £26k To apply for this role please email your CV along with PDF examples of your work 15 August 2014 13:01:22 +0000 Creative Talent Brief overview: We’re delighted to be working with one of the leading marketing services consultancies in the country as they look to double the size of a studio team based onsite with one of their key clients.  We’re not after one person, we’re after lots across all creative disciplines, read on if you’re intrigued… The role: So, there isn’t just one role for one person or one type of skill set. What this client is looking to do is find the right talent and then make a job around them – how refreshing! They are working with one of the foremost UK brands within financial services which develops some hugely creative work across print and digital and due to the success of this, they need more people. You could be a designer with a mixture of print and digital, or purely one or the other, you could be a creative artworker or someone who really specialises in templates, you might have additional skills within photography or animation. You’ll be working onsite, so its key that you have the personality and attributes to do this; its not like being in an agency miles away from your client where they can’t hear you… What we’re looking for: Naturally it’s difficult to define talent, especially when its working for one particular client who knows what they want. You’re probably going to have big brand experience and are likely to have worked within an agency environment. Any experience within financial services would be great, and whichever discipline you’re in,... 15 August 2014 11:11:26 +0000 Support Executive Exceptional Warwickshire based business seeks Support Executive to join their team in a period of accelerated growth. This is a unique opportunity to join one of the UK’s most successful digital agencies. With over 200 people across four offices and a turnover in excess of 15 million, this well-established multi award winning digital agency continues to experience aggressive growth, making their Midlands office one of the fastest expanding agencies in the region. With an impressive client service delivery and complete range of digital services, they keep on winning business and therefore need to recruit at several levels. As Support Executive you will be joining the client services team acting as an interface between the agency and its clients, ensuring all day to day handling of client projects and administrative duties are completed to the highest of standards. You’ll also be responsible for the project management of small to medium sized client projects covering all forms of digital activity. To be considered you’ll need a proven base of customer service experience ideally within an automotive environment. You’ll need to be organised to the point of obsession and possess excellent communication skills and as importantly as all of the above have a passion for top quality customer service and the drive and determination to progress within it. This is a key role for the agency and requires a savvy individual with a proven track record of delivering within a similar role. Agency experience is beneficial but not necessary. Apply today for... 15 August 2014 08:08:24 +0000 Account Executive Want to work on an exciting brand within a to agency? This superb integrated agency is looking for a talented Account Executive to work across an exciting mix of marketing activity. If you’re successful in securing this desirable role, you’ll be responsible for ensuring the day to day implementation of campaigns across all areas of marketing, making sure all projects are completed to the highest of standards. You’ll be working closely with the the account management team to ensure that all the departments are briefed, clients are happy with progress and that the team is delivering activity on brief and on time! You could be a graduate who’s undertaken marketing work placements as part of your studies, or you could already have a solid base of marketing agency experience and hungry for your next challenge in a role that offers fantastic long term progression. If so, this role represents the ideal next step in your career and a fantastic opportunity to work with a group of experienced marketers on a range of exciting campaigns. Send your CV over ASAP 15 August 2014 08:08:49 +0000 Group Account Director/Client Services Director Proven Group Account Director/Client Services Director required to join this awesome agency. To be considered you’ll need an outstanding track record at top ranking agencies, leading teams on high profile clients to deliver exceptional integrated campaigns. You’ll need to have come through the ranks at leading integrated advertising agencies and have a proven ability to develop joined up campaigns across the mix, led by above the line activity. As you’d expect with a role of this nature you’ll need to demonstrate not only great leadership qualities, but also a real strategic nous and clear commercial rigour. So a natural ability to develop client trust, grow accounts and nurture the talented team around you is key, and if you can do this then the long term opportunities on offer will be very hard to match. If successful you’ll be delivering truly integrated campaigns from Advertising through Direct, Digital and Brand. Morale is high in this agency, as is cross media thinking. Plus, clients are all leading, often world renowned brands, spanning numerous industry sectors so it's important that you have the ability to adapt to different sectors quickly. In return you get to work for an absolutely top notch agency who boast an excellent creative output, fantastic working environment, collaborative culture and substantial growth potential. What could be better? Fabulous opportunity. Apply now for immediate consideration. 14 August 2014 18:06:27 +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. 13 August 2014 17:05:04 +0000 Freelance Web Developers - Birmingham URGENT - Freelance Web Developers required for various projects throughout August and September. Skills required include: • PHP • Joomla • HTML5/CSS3 • Knowledge of Mobile/Responsive websites If you are a Developer who has ANY of the skills listed and have availability in August and September please get in touch.   13 August 2014 17:05:33 +0000 Designer (Print&Digital) Creative agency based in Manchester are looking for a Middleweight Designer to join the team. This exciting post plays a key role as part of the companies continuing growth. The ideal candidate will posses excellent design skills across both print and digital platforms. The successful candidate will take projects from initial brief and concept through to design and launch. Projects will vary from websites, social media campaigns and web banners through to magazine adverts, brochures and POS.  Any experience with HTML, CSS and responsive design would be highly beneficial. 13 August 2014 16:04:56 +0000 Marketing Manager Our Company WaggFoods is a family owned and managed, petfood manufacturer, with a portfolio of both branded and own label products. With our own, recently expanded factory now fully commissioned, we are in the middle of a period of significant sales growth.   The Position Reporting to the Marketing Director, the successful candidate will act as “marketing champion”, developing, co-ordinating and implementing the strategic marketing plan. Dealing with all outside agencies on both B2B and B2C communications, leading the Social Media function and ensuring our approach is consistent on brand presentation across all touch points (Adverts, Websites, Events, Trade shows and Sponsorship.) Category management skills and the ability to interact at a senior level are essential requirements.   The Candidate Ideally, with a minimum of 5 years in a marketing role, this position will only suit an ambitious person looking to really utilise the FMCG skills gained in their careers’ to date. This is a new position and the successful candidate will develop and build the marketing department in the years to come.   The Package Salary will be between £45k and £55k, commensurate with experience, and further benefits are available. Office based.   Apply  Send your current CV to: Tom Page, WaggFoods Ltd, Dalton Airfield, Topcliffe, Thirsk, YO7 3HE. Tel 01845 578111. Email :   No Agencies             13 August 2014 16:04:09 +0000 Account Director - Integrated agency Account Director, Full Service Agency, Manchester, 40-45K Blue Skies Recruitment are working with a fantastic award winning agency that is looking for an Account Director to join their busy team in Salford Quays, Manchester. The Agency is looking to recruit a proactive Account Director who has a passion for marketing and the desire to work on major national accounts. You`ll be excited and motivated by finding new solutions and the right ideas to solve clients` challenges. Some of the Skills and responsibilities required .... - Build a solid understanding of clients` business objectives and provide timely and relevant marketing advice to help them achieve their campaign goals - Oversee the delivery of through the line campaigns. - You are a commercial-thinker, with the ability to deliver to agreed commercial metrics and revenue forecasts - You`ll know when to involve other people from the business and will be able to connect the agency`s subject matter experts with client stakeholders to ensure we are providing clients the right level of insight and expertise at the right time - Identify issues in campaign delivery or effectiveness and make recommendations to resolve - A natural problem solver who can instil confidence in those around you - Experience .... - Experience as an Account Director within an integrated agency working with major consumer clients. - Experience planning Marketing strategies. - Proven track record growing accounts. If this sounds like you apply now! Account Director, Full Service Agency, Salford Quays, Manchester 40-45k Blue Skies... 13 August 2014 11:11:26 +0000 Graphic Designer Well established organisation based North of Manchester is looking for a Web Designer to join their growing team.  Your main responsibilities will include,creating assets to be used across brand websites, producing emailers, conceptualising new marketing material, as well as designing across digital channels such as mobile, desktop and app, so a good knowledge of the digital industry would be advantageous for this role. You must have proficient skills in Indesign, Photoshop and Illustrator, as well as this 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. 13 August 2014 10:10:22 +0000 Copywriter Online Copywriter Our client is a market leader in the leisure industry; they have invested heavily in digital and are now growing their digital communications team. They are looking for an experienced Copywriter to create exciting, engaging content for their customers. We are looking for someone from either an agency or client-side consumer brand to work on two of the company’s sites. You will have previous experience in creating online content for websites, social posts and email, whilst working closely with their online team in the creation of digital marketing campaigns. You will be working closely with external agencies on the content strategy and tone of the brand, and support shall also be given from the Digital Communications Manager. Essentially, we are looking for a creative writer, with the ability to create engaging copy, ultimately improving the online experience.   This is a fantastic position for someone who is looking for autonomy and good career progression opportunities. They are City Centre based, and you will be joining a newly formed team! Apply now for more information.  13 August 2014 07:07:46 +0000 SEO Account Manager Our client is a leading digital agency based in Leeds.  Following continued growth of their Search team, they are looking for a SEO Account Manager to join the team.  We're looking for someone who has a pedigree digital agency background and who can demonstrate excellent client servicing skills.  You will have managed SEO campaigns for blue chip clients and you will be well versed in reviewing client websites and making strategic SEO recommendations  - these may be technical or around creative content, digital PR and outreach work.  As SEO Account Manager you will have excellent reporting skills and you will be very savvy in using Google Analytics and other reporting tools. The agency has a terrific reputation and you will work on some great brands and projects.  It is a very sociable working environment and genuinely one of the top agencies in Leeds. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.  12 August 2014 23:11:12 +0000 Senior Creative Designer - Warwickshire A Senior Creative Designer designer is sought by this niche, exciting & fun branding agency that delivers exciting and differentiated products and services to the leisure market. They are seeking a highly skilled and passionate Senior Creative Designer to join their expanding team. Reporting directly to our Design Lead, the successful applicant will have experience developing creative concepts through to final delivery for the leisure market, with experience of leading a team through the creative process as a bonus. Key responsibilities include: •  Develop and translate strategy into ideas-led creative concepts, designs and artwork for brand identity systems, print and digital collateral •  Support the design team in the delivery of all assigned projects, client pitches and presentations •  Liaise with external suppliers to develop solutions which not only push boundaries but are realistic in terms of production and cost •  Manage your work efficiently to ensure work is delivered to the highest standard on time and on budget •  Deliver final artwork to agreed deadlines and specifications •  Proactively participate in the development of the studio's brand in terms of design techniques, workflow and processes, as well as external communication strategy and implementation •  Research and develop knowledge about current and future design trends. The successful candidate will demonstrate a passion for typography, layout, print production and digital communication. You will be a great... 12 August 2014 19:07:19 +0000 Designer - Catalogues (6 month contract) Designer - Catalogues (6 month FTC, possible perm), Huddersfield, 34,000 One of Yorkshire's most forward thinking fashion business' are looking for an experienced Designer to join their team, initially on a 6 month contract. You will need experience of page layout design for catalogues and experience within the fashion industry would be a bonus. You will have to attend and art direct photographic shoots so an appreciation and understanding of photography is also essential. The Designer role will require you to work 36 hours per week but there may be some flexibility required dependent on workload. Its a great business with an enjoyable work environment where the staff are truly valued, so its not a role to miss out on! So if you are looking for a catalogue designer role within a great business then please request more information by clicking the apply button now. Blue Skies specialise in Marketing Recruitment covering Clientside, Account Handling, PR and Executive. We also have a specialist Creative Recruitment team. We offer unrivalled opportunities across all specialisms and industry sectors, presenting you with only the best marketing jobs. Although we try to respond to all applications, the high number we receive means this isn`t always possible. If you have not heard from us within 72 hours, please assume that your application has not been successful. For more information, visit and we`ll make sure we do our best to find you the perfect marketing role. 12 August 2014 19:07:22 +0000 Artworker Artworker (Junior / Mid - level), Wilmslow, Cheshire, 18-21K, Permanent Brilliant opportunity for a Junior Mid - level Artworker to join an established agency with ambitious growth plans. Based in Wilmslow, within an easy reach of Stockport and Manchester, this agency is highly regarded and its an exciting time to be joining as they have a number of major projects coming up. They are looking for an Artworker with experience of working within an agency, handling multiple projects at once. Passion and the ability to multi-task are essential to ensure a high quality output is delivered on time. You can expect to work on a wide range of Digital projects as the agencys Artworker and therefore you must be able to demonstrate in your portfolio experience of online. If you are an Artworker, looking for the next step in your career within an ambitious business, then please apply now so you dont miss out - this is a great opportunity! Artworker (Junior / Mid - level), Wilmslow, Cheshire, 18-21K, Permanent Blue Skies specialise in Marketing Recruitment covering Clientside, Account Handling, PR and Executive. We also have a specialist Creative Recruitment team. We offer unrivalled opportunities across all specialisms and industry sectors, presenting you with only the best marketing jobs. Although we try to respond to all applications, the high number we receive means this isn`t always possible. If you have not heard from us within 72 hours, please assume that your application has not been successful. For more information, visit and we`ll make sure we... 12 August 2014 16:04:20 +0000 Account Director Account Director: Manchester 40 - 45K One of the North West's most prominent Marketing agencies are looking for an strategic, commercially minded Account Director to join their Manchester office. Its a great role working with a high profile national Retail client and will offer the successful applicant a great platform from which to progress their career within the agency. If you want to play an integral part in developing award-winning campaigns within an ambitious agency, this is an opportunity not to be missed. The Account Director will manage one of the agencies key clients building relationships with stakeholders across the business to understand the various strands of the organisation. Becoming a key extension of their Marketing function to provide insight driven strategic advice, you will be responsible for overseeing the delivery of all campaigns ensuring a high ROI is delivered. Excellent staff management and client facing skills will be essential. Its a fully integrated account including TV Advertising, experience of which would be an advantage. The Account Director must have significant experience managing a Retail account within a fully integrated agency. For more information on this exciting Account Director job contact us ASAP. Blue Skies specialise in Marketing Recruitment covering Clientside, Account Handling, PR and Executive. We also have a specialist Creative Recruitment team. We offer unrivalled opportunities across all specialisms and industry sectors, presenting you with only the best marketing jobs. Although we try to respond to all... 12 August 2014 16:04:47 +0000 Senior Artworker Brief overview: Senior Artworker required for a successful print production and communications agency. This company has been established for over twenty years and has thrived in the last seven years which has seen their business almost triple! Clients are across both public and private sectors. The role: This role will predominately involve taking artwork through to completion for layout for print, whether it be university prospectuses or 300 page catalogues, you will be managing long, complex projects. You will love typography and the attention to detail required for such a role, and if you already have an understanding of how to design based on your print knowledge that will be even better. This isn’t necessarily a role where you’ll be involved with concepts and creative, you just need to be able to follow the creative theme and corporate guidelines. What we’re looking for: We’re looking for someone who has a proven portfolio of layout work; brochures, catalogues, manuals would all be really suitable. Someone who can demonstrate their amazing eye for detail, who understands how something is going to be printed and can design accordingly. This is a key role for the department and the ability to work quickly and accurately is of paramount importance. Naturally you’ve going to be experienced in Adobe Creative Suite, and if you’ve got knowledge of Quark as well, that’s handy! If you’ve got agency experience, again that would be useful, but its not a pre-requisite for the role. What is... 11 August 2014 16:04:29 +0000 Senior Designer Senior Designer Our client is a highly recognised online retail business based just outside of Manchester City Centre. They are currently looking for a Senior Creative Designer to work on one of their most important accounts. We are looking for a Mid-Weight or Senior Designer with experience in designing for both online and print content. You can come from either an agency or client side background, however you must have a strong portfolio which demonstrates your ability to be creative for brands; keeping and adhering to brand guidelines but also producing visually stunning work. You will be working alongside an experienced creative team, and liaising with in-house Account and e-commerce Managers; it’s a fun and fast paced environment. Anyone looking to work on an exciting brand is urged to get in touch! Any front-end coding skills would be advantageous.  You should also have a passion for sports! To apply, please send a CV and portfolio to: 11 August 2014 16:04:46 +0000 Account Manager - Design Agency If you're an experienced Account Manager looking for something new and exciting, you will not want to miss out on this opportunity! My client is a digital and design agency based in Manchester City Centre, and arguably one of the best in the region. Due to growth, they are on the lookout for an experienced Account Manager to join their friendly team. You will be responsible for:          Management of key client accounts within specialist sectors          Launch of ecommerce stores from design through to completion          Track, analyse and manage project schedules and budgets          Nuture client relationships, idea generation and solutions in-line with client objectives          Day to day management of production for on and offline channels. We are looking for someone with experience in managing retail, fashion, sports of lifestyle clients. Digital experience would be a massive bonus, and we are looking for someone preferably with ecommerce experience as well. This is an amazing opportunity for someone looking for a cool, impressive agency. Please get in touch for more details.  11 August 2014 11:11:00 +0000 Freelance Flash Developer We are urgently looking for an experienced Flash Developer with immediate availability for an on site project with a well established agency in Cheshire.  You must be able to demonstrate strong skills in Flash. Any experience with Adobe Air,  Xcode, Unity and HTML Canvas would be highly advantageous.  The hourly rate for this role will depend on experience.