The Drum Jobs http://www.thedrum.co.uk/jobs/rss/ 11 February 2016 12:12:10 +0000 Account Executive http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119841/Account%2520Executive.html This is a great opportunity for an up-and-coming account executive with some agency experience, or a marketing-qualified graduate, keen to develop their career in advertising.  Due to continued growth, an integrated specialist agency urgently requires an additional account handler with a positive, 'can-do' mentality, a high level of application and the ability to multi-task and learn quickly 'on the job' in a busy, fast-moving and pressurised environment.  Reporting to a senior account manager, you will be working from start to finish on wide-ranging (print and digital) campaigns for major clients, developing client relationships in the process and (as you become more experienced) helping to develop opportunities for revenue growth. Versatility, a sound commercial instinct and 1st class communication and organisation skills are all essential for this role. Above all, you should have a strong desire to be part of, and the ability to hold your own in, a winning team! Call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV to advertisingresources@outlook.com   11 February 2016 11:11:51 +0000 Account Executive - top Manchester agency http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119837/Account%2520Executive%2520-%2520top%2520Manchester%2520agency.html Our client is a leading integrated agency in Manchester and following continued growth, they are seeking an Account Executive to join the team. To be considered for this role, you need to be an Account Executive with around 12 months agency experience. We're looking for an individual to come on board and work on a major retail consumer account which is through the line so you'll work on a very varied mix of campaigns, from Advertising and DM to SP and Design & Branding. This is a client facing role and you'll work closely with two Senior Account Managers so there is plenty of support and opportunity for progression. The agency is one of the longest established in Manchester and renowned for their strong roster of blue chip clients. They don't work silly hours but they do fantastic creative work, have lots of fun and socialise a lot. To find out more, contact Fiona Christian ASAP. 11 February 2016 09:09:03 +0000 Digital Client Services Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119828/Digital%2520Client%2520Services%2520Manager.html Our client is a leading digital agency in Manchester. Fast growing and with an enviable client roster, they are on the lookout for a Client Services Manager to join the team. This agency has one of the strongest project management teams in the North so as a Client Services Manager you are not drawn into the day to day management of campaigns. Your role as Client Services Manager is much more client oriented and you will be responsible for growing and retaining client accounts and developing proposals for future activity. We're looking for someone who has a pedigree digital agency background and someone who lives and breathes all things digital. You must be very commercially oriented with demonstrable client relationship building skills and gravitas in dealing with clients at a senior level. The size of projects that you will manage are significant in terms of budget and you must have the confidence to scale up your experience to this level. The agency is very sociable with a central location in Manchester. There is an attractive package and definite career progression opportunities within the agency. If you'd like to find out more and have a chat about the role in more detail, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP. 10 February 2016 17:05:24 +0000 Senior Art Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119757/Senior%2520Art%2520Director.html Job Title: Senior Art Director Location: Leeds Salary: £38 - £50K   About the Senior Art Director Role You will be joining one of Leeds top creative agencies. You will be working across a variety of accounts in retail, shopper marketing, leisure, FMCG and travel sectors. The office is based in the heart of Leeds city centre; you will be surrounded by all that’s going on in this busy, vibrant city. Our client is a growing company and is on a mission to be the best company to work for in the UK. As the Senior Art Director you will have a love for photography and conceptual art. Our client is looking for someone who can work effectively from a brief with a copywriter generating ideas to present to a client. About You You will have the ability to handle various projects, maintain high standards and deliver consistent good quality work. You will be responsible for creating concepts as scamps, mac visuals and storyboards. You will have worked across ATL, integrated, digital, social media and shopper marketing. You bring with you an outstanding portfolio filled with creative and inspirational concepts. You must be passionate, conceptual and incredibly focussed to be considered for this role. Essential Skills ·         Minimum 5 years experience in a similar role ·         Retail or brand agency experience    ·         Strategic and lateral thinker What to do next If you would... 10 February 2016 15:03:08 +0000 Digital Marketing Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119743/Digital%2520Marketing%2520Manager.html   Stoke Campus   Digital Marketing Manager (MPR15/07) £32,600 - £37,768 per annum   We are seeking to recruit a Digital Marketing expert who genuinely relishes challenge and can shine in a high workload environment. You will live, love and breathe digital – being a true practitioner and subject matter expert in modern digital and content marketing and knowing what it means to truly put the customer at the heart of everything you do.   Shaping an enthusiastic team we’re looking for someone who will excite, delight and develop their colleagues to build the best Digital Team in any UK HEI. You will have the opportunity to contribute to real change to our practices. In return we are willing to develop and nurture you as an individual with many opportunities for CPD.   To find out more and to apply please visit our website http://jobs.staffs.ac.uk   Closing date for completed applications: 29 February 2016   We value diversity and are committed to equality of opportunity for all       10 February 2016 14:02:51 +0000 Senior Digital Project Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119742/Senior%2520Digital%2520Project%2520Manager.html My client is a multi-award winning Digital Agency based in Leeds City Centre. They are actively looking for a Senior Project Manager to join their talented delivery team, working on high profile digital projects. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Project Manager to join a well-established and prestigious Digital agency. As Senior Project Manager, you will be: Managing digital (web, mobile and new media) projects from start to completion Ensuring that all projects are delivered on time and to the budget Leading and supporting junior project managers Generating functional and technical specifications Monitoring all work and that it is being completed to the highest standard, looking out for any issues that may arise We are looking for someone with 5 years Digital Project Management experience, ideally gained from an agency. You will be passionate about digital, methodical in your approach and able to work well within a team environment. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to step up to Senior Project Manager level, or someone currently at that level looking for a change of scene. You will have worked on a variety of web projects with varying budgets and be inherently process driven and a stickler for detail. Please apply now to hear more about this opportunity.  09 February 2016 22:10:24 +0000 Creative Team http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119710/Creative%2520Team.html A leading north-west agency requires a mid-weight team, strong on concepts AND execution, and with the ability to work on a number of high profile TTL accounts, across all channels – both above and below the line. This is a rare opportunity for a talented and versatile team (or individuals), able to produce hard-hitting, award-winning campaigns that help achieve objectives and reflect the agency's high standards. Writers must be able to write long copy, as well as snappy headlines, and art directors must be able to produce strong campaign ideas AND design. Blue-skies thinking in all cases is a must.  Expectations are high, but this agency only wants to hear from the best. If that’s you, and you have a portfolio that proves it, get in touch with Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV(s), with URL/samples, to advertisingresources@outlook.com 09 February 2016 22:10:27 +0000 Art Director (Mid-weight) http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119709/Art%2520Director%2520%28Mid-weight%29.html A highly creative north-west agency requires a conceptually biased art director, who also has excellent design skills, and is able to produce award-winning work for high profile brands. This is a rare opportunity for a middleweight with 4 years’ experience and the ability to turn their hand to everything from traditional print to mass-market above the line media - including TV - without missing a beat – someone who sees the big picture, thinks verbally as well as visually, is fully mac literate, and is also able to produce design that reinforces above-the-line campaign messages/values and reflects commercial (as well as creative) objectives. No easy task, obviously. But then this agency only wants to hear from the best. If that’s you, and you have a portfolio/awards that prove it, get in touch with Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV (with a few samples) to advertisingresources@outlook.com 09 February 2016 22:10:49 +0000 Copywriter (Mid-weight) http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119708/Copywriter%2520%28Mid-weight%29.html Award-winning north-west agency needs an ambitious, conceptually-biased copywriter. Someone who is able to produce effective copy, as well as concepts and headlines. Someone who thinks visually as well as verbally, approaches every brief creatively, and is full of energy and passion. Someone with at least 3 years’ experience. And someone who wants to win awards (if they haven’t already). Someone like you, perhaps? If so, please get in touch ASAP. Call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV and samples to advertisingresources@outlook.com 09 February 2016 21:09:38 +0000 Marketing Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119707/Marketing%2520Manager.html About the role In this generalist marketing role, you’ll really help us to blow the dust off the past as you drive a fresh and exciting marketing strategy across the full consumer mix. Reporting to the Marketing Director, you'll be expected to hit the ground running and get stuck in with our business plan and our product development – combining long term strategy with shrewd tactical activity to ensure we deliver on challenging visitor volume, accommodation, revenue, market penetration and brand positioning objectives. And as well as taking responsibility for the performance of our internal consumer marketing team, it also means building and managing relationships with PR, media buying and creative agencies. It’s a real opportunity to make an impact on an evolving and ambitious brand and to show it off in all its glory.   You'll be a confident and ambitious individual, using your enthusiasm, passion and credibility to be highly influential across the business.     About you With substantial experience in a consumer marketing role, you’ll have worked on everything from PR, digital and online marketing, to advertising, pricing and brand development. And you’ll have done it all in a B2C retail, leisure, entertainment or hospitality environment. As well as having a savvy business mind and the ability to base decisions on tangible trends and detailed market analysis, you’ll also bring the kind of creative flair that will push boundaries and... 09 February 2016 21:09:23 +0000 Business Development Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119706/Business%2520Development%2520Director.html This is a high profile opportunity to join a fantastic agency in the Midlands, who are looking for a Business Development Director get in touch ASAP for a confidential  09 February 2016 09:09:52 +0000 Developer (PHP/MySQL) http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119632/Developer%2520%28PHP%2FMySQL%29.html An established and successful agency is looking for a self-motivated web developer, as part of their plan to help develop their digital team. The role will cover a wide variety of projects and will involve responsibility for updating and developing PHP websites and applications. It's essential that you are self-motivated and able to manage your own projects, working to tight deadlines. Strong PHP development skills are essential, as is at least a year’s experience working with PHP and MySQL databases; and experience of working within an MVC framework would be beneficial. In addition, a good understanding of HTML, CSS, Javascript, jQuery, AJAX and cross-browser development is essential, as is a keen knowledge of industry design applications such as Photoshop and Fireworks. Technical knowledge of SEO would be an advantage, and experience of Magento and WordPress would be useful (but is not essential). This is a great opportunity for an up-and-coming developer with at least a year’s experience (maybe more) to develop their career in a growing agency. To find out more, call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your details to advertisingresources@outlook.com 09 February 2016 09:09:02 +0000 Account Manager (Integrated) http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119629/Account%2520Manager%2520%28Integrated%29.html A growing TTL agency with is looking to boost its client services team with the appointment of an additional Account Manager to help manage their increasing workload. Working in a fast-moving environment, to tight deadlines, your main responsibility will be client liaison and managing projects (both print and digital) through to completion, ensuring that both client needs and agency standards are achieved, and also that work is completed on time, to budget and in line with briefs. Suitable candidates for this role will have a good knowledge of digital and print, 3+ years' experience in a marketing agency (ideally FS/professional services), and strong organisation, co-ordination and communication skills, together with a keen eye for detail and the ability to develop strong relationships at all levels - both internally and externally.    This is a great opportunity to develop your career in a fast-growing agency with much to offer – including high level exposure to quality clients, a supportive environment and plenty of opportunities for career progression. To find out more, call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV to advertising.resources@btopenworld.com   08 February 2016 23:11:03 +0000 Website Designer / Front End Developer - Coventry http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119594/Website%2520Designer%2520%2F%2520Front%2520End%2520Developer%2520-%2520Coventry.html Busy Creative Agency based in Coventry are looking for a Website Designer/Front End Developer to join their successful team. Job description: Responsible for the design, layout and front end development of websites, HTML emails and other Interactive digital projects. You’ll be comfortable working from a brief or creative supplied by the design team. The ideal candidate will strive to create visually appealing user-friendly sites with end user functionality in mind. Software/programming languages: • Adobe Creative Suite • HTML 5 • CSS 3 • Wordpress • Joomla • Mailchimp With experience working with: • PHP • JQuery • Javascript Key Responsibilities: • To work from a brief, establish the purpose of the project, target audience and come up with a range of creative digital solutions for projects. • Determine any functionality required and give guidance on layout, colours and styles. • Constructing responsive layouts including bespoke integration with existing CMS solutions (advanced knowledge of Wordpress is preferable). • Usability and testing cross-browser compatibility of new websites, meeting current web standards. • Implement SEO where necessary and work with developers to make digital projects live. • Maintain and update existing websites and digital projects • Problem solving and troubleshooting is always required. • Work collaboratively within the digital team and across the wider studio. • Work under pressure to tight deadlines whilst retaining a good... 08 February 2016 17:05:16 +0000 Account Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119563/Account%2520Director.html An Account Director opportunity has arisen to work on ATL activity for one of the nation’s best loved retailers. This agency is renowned for their creativity within the FMCG and retail space; they connect brands with customers and deliver and develop exceptional campaigns through research, insight and planning. With a number of high-profile clients on their roster, an opportunity has come up on one of the most attractive clients the agency has to offer, a national retailer. You will be working on all ATL and some BTL activity for the client, who they boast an excellent relationship with. Getting under the skin of the brand is imperative; you will be maintaining a strong relationship with your contacts, understanding how they work, anticipating future briefs and acting as a guardian of their brand. You will be managing SAM’s, and supporting a GAD – this is a very linear, well-structured team which leaves you focusing on strategy and developing the client relationship. We are looking for someone with around 5 years experience in account handling. You will have come from a retail environment, ideally or have worked within retail for a client side business. The successful candidate will also have experience in managing and nurturing a team. If you would like to find out more about this role, please apply now for a confidential chat.  08 February 2016 12:12:57 +0000 Middleweight Creative Team http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119555/Middleweight%2520Creative%2520Team.html Middleweight Creative Team                                  Location: Manchester Salary: £30- 35K   About the Middleweight Creative Team role As the creative team you will be responsible for generating attention grabbing ideas that will entice the target audience of your clients. You will both be established as an art director and a copywriter you will be stuck like glue throughout the development of conceptual campaigns, you will also work with other members of the team such as web developers and editors and you will report into the Senior Art Director and Creative Director. You will be responsible for creating ideas that can be used across various platforms; you will develop a strong understanding of client requirements and execute tasks on time and to budget. About You You will exude design and creative capabilities; you will be strategic and high level conceptual thinkers with the confidence to share and present your ideas internally and externally. You will be comfortable working in a fast paced environment and have the ability to deliver campaigns that generate results for your clients. Essential Skills ·         Agency experience  ·         Design experience (photoshop, illustrator, sketch) ·         5+  years agency experience... 08 February 2016 11:11:14 +0000 Middleweight Art Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119551/Middleweight%2520Art%2520Director.html Middleweight Art Director                                    Location: Manchester Salary: £30- 35K   About the Middleweight Art Director role You will be joining an award winning communications agency that provides outstanding creative and makes huge impacts on businesses across the UK.  They are looking for a Middleweight Art Director to be responsible for the concept, art direction and design, working across multiples clients and briefs. You will work closely with the Senior Art Director and creative team in a fast paced environment. About You You will have experience in both art working and designing across digital, print and branding. You will be a conceptual thinker and will thrive when it comes to brain storming and throwing ideas around, you will be involved in the whole process through to the execution. You will come from a reputable advertising agency with a strong integrated portfolio for mainstream brands. Essential Skills ·         Design experience (photoshop, illustrator, sketch) ·         5+  years agency experience ·         Ability to pitch confidently ·         Great attention to detail What to do next If you think you might be interested and would... 08 February 2016 10:10:03 +0000 Graphic & Web Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119550/Graphic%2520%26%2520Web%2520Designer.html Graphic & web designer THINK loves brands and we're flying in 2016. We create, position and represent brands across the UK and now the world, after securing our first international client in the Caribbean. We are looking for a graduate level Graphics & Web Designer to join our Liverpool team. This is a great opportunity to work on live web and creative projects across THINK's client list in our core sectors of travel & tourism, leisure & hospitality, retail & property.  Are you creatively minded and on-point with the latest trends in web design? Role requirements:             •               Degree-level design or web development qualification or equivalent experience             •               Web design experience in Word Press, HTML & CSS and HTML e-shot design and coding (with databasing)             •               Good knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)             •               An eye for design, composition, typography and attention to... 08 February 2016 10:10:07 +0000 Marketing Manager - Agency http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119548/Marketing%2520Manager%2520-%2520Agency.html A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen for a Marketing Manager or Brand Executive to develop, build and deliver the integrated marketing communications activity for a leading full-service agency in Leeds City Centre. This is a brand new role for the agency and an exciting opportunity to own and manage their marketing and communications through digital, creative, events and social. Your responsibility is to get under the skin of the newly refreshed brand work out their positioning, proposition, key USPs and specialisms. You will then use this information to form the basis of the communications across all channels, deciphering their tone and making sure this is consistent across all channels.  You will be building a full campaign plan for the year and you will be responsible for implementing this – with specialist teams at your disposal – this is a great role for someone looking to own a brand and take responsibility for their marketing activity. You may be working agency-side right now, or a Brand Executive looking to join a thriving agency. Either way, you will have experience in marketing, campaign management and a passion or interest in retail marketing. You will be competitive, have excellent communications skills and the ability to think innovatively, creatively and commercially. Apply now to be considered for this opportunity! 05 February 2016 15:03:24 +0000 Copywriter http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119470/Copywriter.html It’s amazing what you can achieve with little choice of words. At Oxfam, you’ll use yours to help people worldwide bring an end to poverty.   We’re looking for an outstanding copywriter to join our ambitious, close-knit creative team on a one year fixed term role. From direct mail to press ads, one-off film scripts to integrated fundraising campaigns, you’ll have a track record of crafting powerful, emotive creative across all channels. And you’re at your best working closely with designers from concept to delivery.   If you’re a copywriter with a passion for great creative and want to see your ideas change lives for good, we’d love to hear from you   KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Creative ideas and copywriting content for the full range of Oxfam’s marketing communications channels, from direct marketing for fundraising to multi-channel brand advertising campaigns. Working in partnership with designers to generate inspiring, innovative creative JOB PROFILE H Corporate Human Resources - 2 - Management Guidelines March 2002 concepts and end products for printed and digital communications. Managing creative projects from brief to production, demonstrating careful client management and strong liaison skills. Working collaboratively with the wider communications team, from PR to social media. Actively participating in, and making a positive contribution to, the work of the Creative & Content Team and the wider Communications Division.   If you’re a copywriter with a passion for great... 05 February 2016 14:02:37 +0000 Senior Content Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119469/Senior%2520Content%2520Designer.html Senior Content Designer Ref: NB50956702/11 Salary: Grade 7 £27,924 to £30,978 (Bar at £30,178) per annum Location: Town Hall Extension, Albert Square, Manchester, M60 2LA Hours: 35 per week Permanent   Manchester City Council's Digital Communications Team is responsible for the award winning Council website, managing the site’s architecture and content, improving customer journeys and user experience using analytics and data to inform future developments and deliver the Channel Shift Strategy.   This is an opportunity to shape the development of innovative, engaging digital content across a range of platforms for Manchester.   The Senior Content Designer must have extensive experience of customer focused; task orientated content and content management systems. They will lead the development of digital content, with responsibility for the day to day management of a small content team.   The post holder will need to be able to work flexibly and use their own initiative with little supervision in a busy and pressurised environment. The ability to deal with competing priorities and to work to tight deadlines is essential.   For more information about the role and to apply online please visit http://www.manchester.gov.uk/currentjobs   Closing Date: Friday 4th March 2016 05 February 2016 14:02:15 +0000 Senior Art Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119467/Senior%2520Art%2520Director.html Senior Art Director                                    Location: Manchester Salary: £40- £45K   About the Senior Art Director role You will be joining an award winning communications agency that provides outstanding creative and makes huge impacts on businesses across the UK.  They are looking for a senior to lead the creative on key client accounts. You will be joining a collaborative team where you will be expected to be hands on in the whole process from conception through to execution. As well as looking after clients you will be also oversee the work flow in the studio, delegating jobs and encouraging creative expression. About You You will be a natural leader, you will have the ability to communicate clearly to the team and be able to direct yourself and others. You will be able to captivate your clients when you sell in the visual creative. You will be helping to build the agencies already astounding reputation   by creating high profile award winning work. Essential Skills ·         Design experience (photoshop, illustrator, sketch) ·         7+  years agency experience ·         Team management experience ·         Pitching and client management... 04 February 2016 13:01:15 +0000 Marketing Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119361/Marketing%2520Manager.html This is a fabulous opportunity for an experienced Marketing Manager to join our rapidly growing veterinary group. You will be working to create and implement a marketing strategy for the Group and its practices and be responsible for developing and executing effective campaigns to engage and increase our client base. As a skilled communicator you will be comfortable working with all members of the team to generate persuasive marketing materials and implement campaigns to brief and on budget. You will act as champion for our brand messaging to drive quality and consistency across the business. Experience of b2b and b2c is essential. This is a chance to grow your career as the Group expands. The role encompasses many aspects of marketing and you should be happy not only developing the strategy but also managing it through to successful implementation. You should be comfortable working at all levels within an organisation. 04 February 2016 11:11:16 +0000 Senior Developer / Development Team Leader - Warwickshire http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119357/Senior%2520Developer%2520%2F%2520Development%2520Team%2520Leader%2520-.html Are you ready for a new challenge? A Senior Developer/Development Team Leader is sought by this fast-paced, rapidly growing tech company based in Warwickshire. The role of Senior Developer/Development Team Leader is a key role to my clients business involving the development of the companies range of multi-platform software applications through a combination of direct hands on development and management of their growing development team. As a key senior member of the team the successful individual will also be expected to contribute to the overall development of the business through the contribution of ideas and opinions in wider areas of the business. They are seeking a key member of the team to commit to the business as a long term senior member of the team who will also enjoy success and share in the valuation creation of the company through the Equity package on offer. You'll have exceptional development skills and a proven background in applying the latest technology, methodology and development techniques. As  Senior Developer/Development Team Leader will look to flourish within a small team that are looking to build enterprise level applications to cover a variety of business needs. The candidate will directly manage the development team and also oversea the management of internal and external infrastructures. Using the latest development tools & techniques, you will have experience of designing, developing and delivering solutions from specification through to test, final delivery and live operation. You will have... 03 February 2016 17:05:37 +0000 Senior Account Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119303/Senior%2520Account%2520Manager.html An exciting opportunity to join a top independent creative agency that opened its doors in 2012 and has been growing ever since. They have an enviable client list and a fantastic new business record. Their new central London offices reflect their open and modern culture with 3 floors of open workspace, a great terrace area for the regular summer BBQs and an unrivalled view that they’ll tell you more about when you meet them.   Your new role With a relatively flat structure, you’ll have a wide remit of responsibility and work closely with a Business Director and Planner to run the piece/s of business, allowing plenty of room for growth and development. Your client accounts will be selected to suit your background and skillsets and will include a new business win.    What you'll need to suceed:   You’ll be enthusiastic about the industry, creative work and popular culture with an energy that allows you to make things happen. You’ll be personable, with the ability to work collaboratively in a team. You’ll be confident, eloquent, good with detail and up for having fun along the way.     Core Account Management skills: - At least 3 years’ agency experience, minimum1-2 years at AM level - Ability to run the day-to-day|; status meetings, finances, timings, contact reports - Core understanding of agency process from client brief, to delivery and measurement - Hold and develop mid-level client relationships - Lead and run own projects and smaller pieces of business - Good...