The Drum Jobs 01 September 2014 11:11:06 +0000 Midweight Art Director Midweight Art Director Manchester £25k-£30k Midweight Art Director needed for one of the top agencies in the region.  This TTL agency produces fantastic work and results for their clients, and is rated highly for its creativity. This position is all about ideas, and you will be responsible for generating ideas and innovation across a variety of projects including print and digital. For this role you need to be conceptually strong, have the ability to generate big ideas and a portfolio that shows this.  You’ll need to be able to share your work with us initially. If you would like an initial informal chat please contact us, there is always someone 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.  M7289 01 September 2014 10:10:33 +0000 Head of PR 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 September 2014 10:10:06 +0000 Account Manager Brief overview This is an opening with an award-winning marketing and communications agency which works with a wide variety of well known consumer brands and is looking to expand their team.  The role The key function of this role will be oversee the development and execution of online and offline marketing campaigns for some leading UK brands. You will also oversee a small team of account executives as well working on the creative and strategic development of campaigns, in conjunction with your designated  Account Director.  Projects are wide and varied and will range from online promotions to in-store literature, press, DM as well as viral/social marketing.  Needless to day, the role will also involve overseeing budgets, time scales as well ensuring the creative impact of campaigns is adhered to at all times.     What we’re looking for To be considered for the role,  you will have a minimum three years' experience of working in an agency environment where you have been managing online and offline campaigns.  You will ideally have a formal degree at minimum 2:1 level in marketing or a related discipline, in addition to exposure to working on consumer brands.  You will be expected to demonstrate excellent organisation, time management and communication skills with experience of dealing with internal teams, external suppliers, and clients. The ability to lead the creative process is also very important.  Attention to detail, market knowledge, creativity, and thoroughness are also crucial for this... 29 August 2014 11:11:18 +0000 Digital Fundraising and Marketing Assistant An exciting opportunity to join a highly successful Digital Team at one of the world's leading emergency aid organisations as the shift to digital marketing and fundraising accelerates.   Be part of a team that is committed to innovation and creativity as it delivers vital funds and raises awareness of MSF's humanitarian mission.   This role offers the opportunity to develop and learn, gain experience working in the not-for-profit sector and get involved in international projects.   Closing Date: 9am, 8th September 2014 Interview Dates: Week Commencing 15th September 2014   28 August 2014 17:05:57 +0000 Senior Account Manager Brief overview This is an opportunity for an experienced marketer with a very stable and growing full service business to business marketing agency based in Cheshire. Their focus is primarily on the B2B and professional services sector with a digital bias and have a rich heritage in delivering great work across online and offline channels.  The role You will be joining an agency who are focused on building an agency that wins clients through reputation – they have grown organically over the last two years and are continuing to do so in a sensible and structured manner.   On a day to day, you will be the primary contact for multiple clients and will be accountable for client satisfaction and retention.  You will take ownership for all client communications, ensuring quality standards and client expectations are met at all times. You will be working on a mix of branding, digital and design related projects, in conjunction with the production team ensuring all work is commercially successful.    You will report to the Client Services Director, providing regular input on all client activity as well as opportunities for client growth and acquisition. What we’re looking for In essence, we are looking for an experienced account handler with a minimum four years account/project management experience within a B2B environment. We also seek a candidate who is competent in handling both online and offline projects  from brief to completion and would welcome the opportunity to work on a small but growing... 28 August 2014 15:03:47 +0000 Digital Designer Brief overview: Brilliant opportunity to join one of the real leaders within digital marketing within the Birmingham area at a time of real growth.  This agency is a leader in b2b and works with some major global brands whilst living on the edge of modern marketing technologies. The role: If you live and breathe digital design, there’s not going to be a better role for you.  In this role you will be immersed in content creation, brand development across a real range of diverse business to business clients. Working closely with the editorial, strategy and digital development teams you will undertake briefs and develop concepts alongside the Creative Director that look amazing, and on the money according to brief, and essentially are delivered on time. The type of digital projects you will be working on will include digital brochures, Infographics (both static and interactive), Slideshare, blog images, email designs, Videoscribe and Vine animations as well as microsite design, paid media banners and animations and social media graphics. Whilst this is a digital role, you will need to be aware of printing techniques, types of paper (size, weight) and display options. What we’re looking for: Clearly this is a role for someone who is focussed on digital design, who is at the top of their game creatively. You’re going to want to be constantly investigating new technologies and the way they can be utilised for your clients. Of course, you’ll have proven technical experience with Adobe creativesuite and will have... 28 August 2014 15:03:31 +0000 RAR - Business Development Executive Do you understand what makes an agency tick, or why a brand would pick a specific supplier to fulfil their marketing needs? RAR (Recommended Agency Register), a well-respected and industry renowned consultancy and online business, is looking for a Business Development Executive to join its team in London. Based in vibrant Shoreditch, RAR is an online and consultancy business providing data, insights and tools that enable brands to make smart choices about their agency investments. RAR collects agency performance data and identifies recommended agencies across the marketing sector. Recommended agencies can become RAR members and by doing so they can improve visibility, build credibility and measure performance. The Business Development Executive will mainly be responsible for: Growing and developing the agency membership base Developing relationships with lighthouse agencies Converting recommended agencies to members Devising sales and marketing strategies to increase engagement Improving understanding and awareness of RAR in key agency segments Promoting on and offline RAR products Managing key agency membership contacts Using face-to-face and telephone-based sales to introduce RAR to agencies Delivering contact strategies for different segments of the agency market Working closely with our group sales function The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience: Proven experience in a sales related role Passion for marketing and media Experience of working within the marketing industry or in a similar role... 28 August 2014 12:12:02 +0000 Creative Director An exciting key role has come up for a Creative Director to join a well established & successful agency based in Cheshire. This is a unique opportunity to become the creative lead for a small team of Designers within a branding, packaging & print environment. Whilst being a mentor and overseeing the design studio, you will need to be a hands-on Senior Creative who produces ideas, concepts, Mac visuals and designs for an impressive client list. You must be a creative ideas person with the ability to lead, motivate & develop your design team. Excellent communication skills are essential, along with the ability to problem solve and trouble shoot in the studio. This is a lead creative role within the agency, so previous agency experience in a similar environment is key. 28 August 2014 12:12:14 +0000 Marketing Executive - join the UK Media Brand of the Year The Drum is the UK Media Brand of the Year, the UK Business Magazine of the Year and Publishing Innovator of the Year.   We have a wide range of products and services for brand marketers, marketing agencies, media owners and marketing industry suppliers, including The Drum magazine,, Recommended Agency Register, events and The Drum Network.   We are looking for a bright and motivated marketer to help us continue our growth and achieve our business aims.  The role will be specialising in engaging marketing agencies with our brand and growing our agency customer base.    The responsibilities include: Creating and executing a plan for marketing to agencies Promotional activity – segmenting data, creating and running the promotions and monitoring effectiveness Utilising a range of channels including print and online advertising, direct, paid and organic search, events, content marketing Running social media support aimed at agencies Providing warm leads to the sales team Ensuring web content is created for the marketing of products Ensuring sales materials are available and up to date for all products   The successful candidate for this role will have proven success in at least one previous marketing function (ideally within the publishing or agency environments) with a minimum of three years’ experience.   You need to have direct and digital marketing skills, from mapping and planning through to execution and measurement.  Copywriting skills would also be helpful. Your numeracy skills must... 28 August 2014 07:07:49 +0000 Media Planner/Buyer Leading agency in the Midlands is looking for a media manager to join the team, outstanding career propects this is a great opportunity to grow in a leading agency get in touch for more details. 28 August 2014 07:07:59 +0000 Senior Account Manager- MOTORBIKES This is a rare opportunity for a senior account manager with strong digital skills, to work on this high profile motorbike account.  Get in touch for more details 28 August 2014 07:07:34 +0000 Business Developer/Account Manager 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... 28 August 2014 07:07:52 +0000 Senior Account Executive 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... 28 August 2014 07:07:35 +0000 Managing Director Managing Director required to head up this small but growing  agency, this is a rare opportunity for you to develop your career, if you are looking for your first MD role or are looking for a new challenge get in touch asap 28 August 2014 07:07:36 +0000 Account Director 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. 28 August 2014 07:07:15 +0000 Senior Account Director 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 28 August 2014 07:07:22 +0000 Creative Services Senior Account Exec/Junior Account Manager 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 28 August 2014 07:07:54 +0000 Senior Account Executive/junior account manager 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 28 August 2014 07:07:10 +0000 Account Director -Motorbikes Great opportunity for an account director to join this great agency in the Midlands, you will be working on a high profile motorbike account, strong digital skills are required get in touch asap   28 August 2014 07:07:08 +0000 Senior Account Manager -Automotive If you are looking to work on a high profile automotive account at an amazing agency with outstanding career prospects get in touch asap for more information 27 August 2014 21:09:43 +0000 PHP Web Developer A PHP Web Developer based in central Glasgow is required. Carnyx Group, publisher of The Drum, has an opening for a PHP Developer to join its expanding development team. The position is ideally suited to a developer ideally with 1 or two years experience, and will be primarily focused on PHP/MySQL development with some front-end involvement part of the role. Graduates may also be considered.  Attitude is as important as aptitude in this team, and candidates are expected to show evidence of ongoing professional development. The role will involve supporting and developing features across all Carnyx Group's 25 websites including  The ideal candidate will be proactive in taking initiative and will work with a team of developers and project managers to help drive development.  This is a great opportunity for a developer with a genuine passion for finding solution to business needs. You will work closely with the rest of the development team to develop our business assets, and should be able to demonstrate the ability to work well with others. 27 August 2014 15:03:24 +0000 Digital Art Director An established & award winning company based with offices in Leeds is looking for a Digital Art Director to join it’s organisation. Working alongside the Creative Director, you will be responsible for defining & driving the concept, creation and execution of the creative for campaigns and individual projects. Your role will involve directing the look, feel & overall creative quality of specific online integrated campaigns & projects, such as landing pages, content sites, mobile experiences, emails, interactive banners and other required creative elements. The Digital Art Director will also assist with the management of the overall team of web designers & developers within the creative studio. You will be providing art direction, mentoring & guidance to the digital team. You will need experience designing & developing web based experiences for usability, accessibility & cross browser/device experiences. This position requires a working knowledge of design & front end development across desktop, tablet & mobile platforms. Great opportunity with an impressive package! 27 August 2014 13:01:36 +0000 Graphic Designer Brief Overview   This is an opening for a creative Graphic Designer to work alongside a small team of designers in a well established, fast moving and expanding design agency.  This agency works with a variety of high profile clients within the licensing industry; offering a multitude of creative services for retailers, licensees and licensors.   The role   Working alongside a small team of designers, you will collaborate to deliver comprehensive creative solutions to a variety of high profile clients. You will play a pivotal role in branding development, specialising in style guides, branding and graphics for the licensing industry, delivering innovative solutions to your clients.      You will be working with some high street brands that we all know and love, some may even take you back to your childhood!  One day you could be working on a fashion style guide to inspire potential licensees and retailers and the next you could be helping to create trend looks and helping with the graphics for packaging.     What we’re looking for   You will have a minimum of one year’s industry experience with a relevent degree and a good working knowledge of the full Creative Suite. Your portfolio will include examples of work on packaging, branding, publishing and promotion; with experience of working for web and exhibition graphics an advantage.   You will be able to demonstrate a creative flair for branding, graphics for packaging, layout, communication and a passion for typography... 27 August 2014 11:11:20 +0000 Artworker An established agency based in Cheshire is looking for an Artworker/Mac Operator to join their studio team. You will be responsible for producing Artwork for a variety of printed materials including POS, brochures, DM, catalogues and leaflets. Essential skills include InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop. The ability to adhere to brand guidelines and deadlines is key. This is a dual role which will suit someone who is keen to develop new technical skills in the future. The other aspect of this role (which will come at a later stage) will be to organise data through bespoke software which will run through internal systems and then create printable PDF’s for POS. You will also be creating POS templates and making sure the data is accurate so the systems run smoothly. In-depth training will be provided for the technical aspect of this role, however, any previous experience within a similar environment would be a distinct advantage but not essential. 26 August 2014 15:03:00 +0000 Graphic Designer My client is a leading consumer business based in Sheffield which has continued to grow throughout 2014. As part of its continued commitment to its marketing team they are now looking for a Graphic Designer to help strengthen their creative team.   As a Designer you will play an integral part of the creative team, interpreting briefs and proving creative ideas and opportunities whilst ensuing brand guidelines are maintained.   Your key responsibilities will include:   Taking projects from brief to completion ensuing that you take individual responsibility to ensure all creative work meets the required standard. Liaising with internal departments to determine design requirements. Developing effective monthly mail shots Packaging final artwork and managing deliveries to external suppliers.   You will have previous commercial design experience and be fully conversant in all the latest Adobe package. Additional CSS and HTML experience would put candidates in good stead.