The Drum Jobs http://www.thedrum.co.uk/jobs/rss/ 15 September 2016 11:11:03 +0000 Senior Account Manager: Manchester http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/137053/Senior%2520Account%2520Manager%3A%2520Manchester.html Senior Account Manager, Manchester, £28 - 35K If you're looking for an opportunity to work on award winning campaigns for some of the UK's best loved Consumer brands this is a role not to be missed! Our client is one of Manchester's leading integrated Marketing agencies and they are looking for a Senior Account Manager to work on several of their key Leisure, Retail, FMCG and Automotive clients. The agency have a great reputation for pushing boundaries for clients to deliver high profile, and most importantly, effective campaigns for clients. They invest significantly in training and development and have a track record for developing people internally. This role will work on several key clients taking responsibility for: Building relationships with key client decision makers to fully understand their business and requirements. Devising effective fully integrated strategies for clients and presenting ideas to decision makers. Overseeing the delivery of campaigns to ensure work is completed on time within budget. Training junior members of staff. Identifying opportunities to further enhance clients Marketing activites. You will be working on a broad range of campaigns including Advertising (TV, Radio, Outdoor), Digital, POS, Brand and DM so its an exciting role in terms of the variety involved.  Applicants for the Senior Account Manager role should be able to demonstrate: Experience at a similar level gained within an integrated Marketing / Advertising agency, ideally working with recognisable Consumer brands. Excellent client facing... 13 September 2016 14:02:15 +0000 Senior Account Manager (Integrated) http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/136900/Senior%2520Account%2520Manager%2520%28Integrated%29.html An exciting opportunity in a prestigious agency… As part of their growth strategy, one of the region’s most highly-rated agencies is looking to recruit a high-calibre SAM, in order to help them manage existing workloads and stimulate further growth. You’ll be working with one of the best teams in the business on high-profile brand-building (and brand response) campaigns and should already be an established, fully-integrated and well-rounded SAM with a wide range of TTL experience and proven strategic know-how. You’ll be hands-on, creative, a born leader, with the ability to motivate and inspire others, and highly commercial in approach (with a keen eye for the bottom line). Sounds like you, right? Of course it does! So please get in touch ASAP. This is a rare opportunity, and there are real prospects for a top performer. Call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV to  advertising.resources@btopenworld.com 12 September 2016 15:03:12 +0000 Brand Planner - top consultancy in Manchester http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/136811/Brand%2520Planner%2520-%2520top%2520consultancy%2520in%2520Manchester.html Our client is a small but perfectly formed marketing consultancy based in Manchester city centre.  Specialising in developing customer insight through creative qualitative research programmes that get  under the skin of consumer motivations, we're currently seeking a Brand Planner to join the team.  Ideally we're looking for a Brand Planner or Insight Specialist who has a minimum of 5 years agency experience but we will also consider clientside (in-house) experience if this is insight and research driven.  We're looking for a Brand Planner who is used to working with B2C and B2B brands and who is very ideas oriented. You'll work with senior level clients to help them align their customer experiences to inspirational brand vision.  Research and insight are central to the role and you'll be used to running customer experience workshops, managing research campaigns and developing insight to create print and digital campaigns that drive growth for our brands The consultancy has a terrific reputation and they work with a top roster of global brands.  There is likely to be regular national travel with the option of some international travel too.  The agency has ambitious growth plans for the next 5 years and this is a very exciting time to be joining them. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP. 05 September 2016 09:09:46 +0000 Creative Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/136197/Creative%2520Director.html Creative Director - wanted uregntly by expanding design and branding agency in the Midlands, Ideally you will have a stong branding and design background with extensive packaging experience.  You will be joining one of the countries fastest growing design agencies with a high profile client list to this a rare opportunity get in touch asap for a confidential chat.   05 September 2016 09:09:33 +0000 Account Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/136196/Account%2520Manager.html Account Manager Role Overview We are currently seeking an energetic Account Manager who thrives in a fast paced environment. The Account Manager will be responsible for managing FMCG off-pack design projects from concept through to delivery, liaising with various stakeholders to ensure projects are delivered on schedule, at cost and within tight brand guidelines. The role entails: Managing the design process of in-store POS and marketing promotional materials for the FMCG client. Ensuring all work is processed to the client satisfaction, on budget, and in a timely and accurate manner. Delivering regular reports on projects status to both clients and line manager. Collect briefs from clients. Coordinate with the design studio. Ensure all assets are compliant with client brand values and regulations. Administrate project financial invoicing. Manage all the workflow through the company internal database systems. Account Manager essential attributes ·        Excellent interpersonal and communication skills at all levels of communication. Understanding of briefing, artwork, reprographics, print and a knowledge of the FMCG customer service industry. 3-5 years’ experience in project management or account management. Client and service orientated. Good command of English language, both written and spoken. Flexible and self-motivated team-player. Proactive thinker and problem solver. ·        Excellent organisational skills, able to juggle multiple tasks and... 05 September 2016 09:09:17 +0000 Account Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/136195/Account%2520Manager.html Account Manager Role Overview This outstanding branding and design agency are looking for  an energetic Account Manager who thrives in a fast paced environment. The Account Manager will be responsible for managing FMCG off-pack design projects from concept through to delivery, liaising with various stakeholders to ensure projects are delivered on schedule, at cost and within tight brand guidelines. The role entails: Managing the design process of in-store POS and marketing promotional materials for the FMCG client. Ensuring all work is processed to the client satisfaction, on budget, and in a timely and accurate manner. Delivering regular reports on projects status to both clients and line manager. Collect briefs from clients. Coordinate with the design studio. Ensure all assets are compliant with client brand values and regulations. Administrate project financial invoicing. Manage all the workflow through the company internal database systems. Account Manager essential attributes ·        Excellent interpersonal and communication skills at all levels of communication. Understanding of briefing, artwork, reprographics, print and a knowledge of the FMCG customer service industry. 3-5 years’ experience in project management or account management. Client and service orientated. Good command of English language, both written and spoken. Flexible and self-motivated team-player. Proactive thinker and problem solver. ·        Excellent organisational... 31 August 2016 10:10:53 +0000 Head of Strategy, top Manchester agency http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/135698/Head%2520of%2520Strategy%2C%2520top%2520Manchester%2520agency.html Our client is a well established integrated agency based in Manchester. Following continued growth, they are seeking a Head of Strategy to join their team. The agency has a high proportion of clients in the retail and FMCG sectors and their work is through the line. We're seeking a pedigree Brand Planner/Strategy Director who has solid agency experience providing the 'science' for blue chip clients. You'll be an expert in strategy and insight but you'll also be hands on with qual and quant research and running workshops both internally and externally. This is a terrific role with a very well thought of agency. There is potential for there to be some flexibility in the role with the possibility of a reduced working week. As Head of Strategy you will work alongside both the client services and creative teams and we're looking for someone who can add value to the creative briefing process. You will be engaged with both existing clients and new business activity for prospects too so you should have experience of contributing to the pitch process. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP. 23 September 2016 09:09:27 +0000 Marketing Manager - global sports brand, 4 month contract http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/137668/Marketing%2520Manager%2520-%2520global%2520sports%2520brand%2C%25204%2520month.html Our client is a leading NORTH WEST sports brand. Based just outside Manchester, they currently looking for a Marketing Manager for one of their leading product lines.  This is a 4 month contract with an immediate start.  Ideally, we're looking for a brand focused Marketing Manager who has a strong background in Trade Marketing, managing relationships with retailers and internal sales teams. You'll be a sound brand guardian, able to work closely with PR agencies and to drive brand awareness through other relevant channels. You will have experience in fashion or sports retail sectors and ideally lots of promotional marketing experience including in-store and POS activity.  Working closely with creative agencies, you will take responsibility for developing and activating trade campaigns in UK and Ireland.  This is a great opportunity to join a global sports brand for an interim period and we're looking for someone who can hit the ground running and start immediately.  To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP. 22 September 2016 12:12:27 +0000 Account Manager - Fantastic B2C Integrated Agency http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/137633/Account%2520Manager%2520-%2520Fantastic%2520B2C%2520Integrated%2520Agency.html Account Manager/Senior Account Manager, Nottingham, Integrated Agency 30 000- 35 000 Im currently working on a fantastic opportunity with one of Nottinghams leading independent integrated agency. They have a great history, amazing reputation and create some outstanding work for very reputable brands within the FMCG, Retail, Construction sectors plus many more. This is a great opportunity for an established Account Manager/Senior Account Manager to work across a broad range of clients within FMCG, Retail and interior design. The work is an exciting mix of providing the very best insight, brand strategy, design, creative and art direction, digital, PR and social media to ensure that you provide true ROI for your clients. Key Responsibilities: - As an Account Manager you will be working with an Account Director - They have a great creative Studio in-house so as an Account Manager you will be working very closely with the creative department and studio on the creation and delivery of high-end work. - This is a hands on Account Manager Role that will oversee campaigns right from conception through to delivery, including all aspect of project management. - You will be responsible for the financial management and budgeting of the campaign They are looking for an Account Manager who: - Has a good understanding of print channels, including the production process - Can manage work-flow with studio - Is competent in managing and nurturing key client relationships as well as internal relationships with creatives and supplier relationships - Has excellent project... 22 September 2016 12:12:17 +0000 Senior Account Director - Retail / FMCG specialist http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/137632/Senior%2520Account%2520Director%2520-%2520Retail%2520%2F%2520FMCG%2520specialist.html Senior Account Director: Manchester city centre - Retail / FMCG Specialist £40,000 - £50,000 This agency has been the source of a large number of impactful, award winning campaigns in recent years for an impressive range of retail and FMCG brands. They have built an outstanding reputation for the quality of their creative output and as a result have attracted a number of major new clients in the last 12 months. A new position has been created within the agency for a Senior Account Director with big brand experience who can manage a number of these clients, developing the accounts and overseeing the completion of more award-winning campaigns. The Account Director will take responsibility for several major clients across mainly Retail and FMCG, with full P&L responsibility for these clients. Duties will include: - Managing a small team of Account Executives and Account Managers, delegating responsibilities and providing training and development to retain and progress them. - Develop the client relationships and network within the clients business to secure new opportunities for the agency. - Management of print and digital projects devising effective strategies and overseeing the project through to completion. - Taking effective briefs for the creative and technical teams. - Pitching new ideas to clients and assisting with new business opportunities. - Reporting back to clients on the performance of projects. They are looking for an Account Director looking for the next step, with experience of managing projects on behalf of retail... 08 September 2016 16:04:16 +0000 Brand Sales Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/136567/Brand%2520Sales%2520Manager.html Brand Sales Manager/Senior Sales Executive Location: London 35,000 (+ 35,000 OTE uncapped) My client is one of the UK’s largest publishers with a huge range of established titles, fantastic new offices and impressive development opportunities. Due to internal promotions they are now looking to hire a Brand Sales Manager who will look after one of their key titles, selling to a range of impressive clients. The role has become available due to internal promotion as the company heavily invest in their employees and actively encourage movement throughout the business. The Role: As the Brand Sales Manager you will take sole responsibility for selling print and digital advertising as well as events for this brand. You will be selling to large international corporations both face to face and via the telephone. My client is looking for someone to come in with strong consultative sales experience who is confident in pitching creative and bespoke solutions to their customers. This is NOT a people management position • Take responsibility for your target by nurturing and growing the existing accounts whilst also making time to prospect for new clients (60:40) • Adopt a consultative method of solution selling in order to pitch creative and bespoke solutions • Conduct effective meetings with an ability to influence senior decision makers • Develop an excellent level of product knowledge across the whole portfolio and be able to talk confidently about cross platform advertising (print, digital & events) • Be able to... 07 September 2016 10:10:55 +0000 Senior Digital Marketing Executive http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/136396/Senior%2520Digital%2520Marketing%2520Executive.html An extremely well known UK publisher are on the hunt for a Senior Marketing Executive to join their Digital Recruitment arm and manage one of their market leading online recruitment Brands. The role is of the Senior Marketing Executive is varied and allows the right candidate to delve into areas of online and offline marketing, learn new channels and become an all-round marketing genius. The Senior Marketing Executive will develop and implement brand positioning and marketing plan, develop and roll out segmented email marketing campaigns, produce content for a variety of touch points, manage their new events program and produce marketing collateral. The Senior Marketing Executive will: •Have at least a years’ experience in Digital Marketing •Have experience with email marketing and working with large data sets •Have an analytical mind •Proactive in identifying new ways to optimise campaigns •Have strong written and numerical skills This is a fantastic role for someone who wants to learn, develop and grow within a hugely successful business based in the heart of London. The team and senior management encourage independence and creativity and will give you as much responsibility as you can handle! Apply now to be considered for this awesome position. 07 September 2016 10:10:31 +0000 Account Manager/Senior Account Manager - Top Integrated Agency http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/136395/Account%2520Manager%2FSenior%2520Account%2520Manager%2520-%2520Top.html Account Manager/Senior Account Manager, Nottingham, Integrated Agency 30 000- 35 000 Im currently working on a fantastic opportunity with one of Nottinghams leading independent integrated agency. They have a great history, amazing reputation and create some outstanding work for very reputable brands within the FMCG, Retail, Construction sectors plus many more. This is a great opportunity for an established Account Manager/Senior Account Manager to work across a broad range of clients within FMCG, Retail and interior design. The work is an exciting mix of providing the very best insight, brand strategy, design, creative and art direction, digital, PR and social media to ensure that you provide true ROI for your clients. Key Responsibilities: - As an Account Manager you will be working with an Account Director - They have a great creative Studio in-house so as an Account Manager you will be working very closely with the creative department and studio on the creation and delivery of high-end work. - This is a hands on Account Manager Role that will oversee campaigns right from conception through to delivery, including all aspect of project management. - You will be responsible for the financial management and budgeting of the campaign They are looking for an Account Manager who: - Has a good understanding of print channels, including the production process - Can manage work-flow with studio - Is competent in managing and nurturing key client relationships as well as internal relationships with creatives and supplier relationships - Has excellent project... 05 September 2016 10:10:25 +0000 Account Manager / Senior Account Manager - Global Retail Client http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/136202/Account%2520Manager%2520%2F%2520Senior%2520Account%2520Manager%2520-%2520Global.html Account Manager / Senior Account Manager Manchester City Centre £27,000 - £35,000 Great opportunity for an experienced Account Manager, Senior Account Executive or client side Marketing Executive to join an incredibly successful marketing agency in Manchester, managing their key account. Based in Manchester city centre this agency work nationally with some of the UK's leading retail, telecoms and FMCG brands. They have come up with some fantastic and highly visible ideas over the years on behalf of their clients and have won a number of industry awards as a result. Their office environment is second to none and they have a great track record for progressing people internally. This role will manage one of their key retail accounts. It’s an incredibly fast paced client with a Marketing team who are always willing to try new things so it offers an exciting challenge for the right Account Director. Managing junior team members the Account Managers primary role will be to manage relationships with key decision makers. Immersing yourself within the clients business you will be responsible for developing ideas that will deliver a genuine boost in sales, presenting the ideas to clients and overseeing the implementation of them across a range of channels including; Digital Product, In-store POS, Promotional Marketing, Experiential, Websites / Microsites and Social Media. Familiarity with Digital is essential and experience with a digital platform or product is preferential. The agency are looking for an Account Manager with online and offline... 02 September 2016 14:02:26 +0000 Automation Tester http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/136042/Automation%2520Tester.html I'm searching on behalf of one of my Digital clients for a Web Automation Tester to work in their Central London offices on a 2 month rolling contract. What they need from you... - Over 3+ years of experience in web/mobile testing - Ability to work under pressure and tight time scales. - Ability to manage and organise workload effectively. - Experience in web automation tool (eg webdriver), BDD tools (eg Behat/Cucumber-jvm),performance tools (eg jMeter), Desktop automation tools (eg Sikuli) - Experience in any one of the languages php, javascript, java. - Experience of implementing Automated testing as part of a Continuous Integration environment. -–Git, Jenkins, Ant - Ability/Flexible to learn new Technology/Tools/Coding Languages and implement them. - Knowledge of Visual testing tools (eg gemini,Applitools). - Experience of designing your test infrastructure using "Test Pyramid" models. Please get in touch and send me your up-to-date CV along with your availability. Thanks 01 September 2016 10:10:13 +0000 Account Manager / Senior Account Manager - Creative Agency http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/135844/Account%2520Manager%2520%2F%2520Senior%2520Account%2520Manager%2520-.html Senior Account Manager, Account Manager South Manchester  £27k - £35K: Full Service Marketing Agency Forward Role are excited to be working with a brand new client, an ever expanding and successful creative marketing communications agency in South Manchester. We are looking for a Senior Account Manager or Account Manager looking for the next step in their career to manage huge global clients across pharma, healthcare and consumer sectors. This is a new role within the agency created due to expansion after a long period of success and client wins.  The accounts come with huge budgets which allows creative freedom to work on Virtual Reality, Exhibition Design, Mobile App, Print and Web Design projects.  The role is ideal for a Senior Account Manager who takes a creative approach to marketing and is interested in pushing boundaries but who also shows incredible attention to detail. It would also suit an Account Manager who is ready to take the next step or a Marketing Executive / Marketing Manager from a pharma, financial services or healthcare background.  The Account Manager will be hands-on in terms of delivery and willing to drive and develop strategies so it offers plenty of variety on a day to day basis. Working under the Account Director you will be the clients main point of contact within the agency and so will be expected to build relationships with stakeholders across the business to understand their own individual requirements of the agency. Working closely with the agencies creative and digital teams you will... 31 August 2016 10:10:48 +0000 FMCG Brand Planner - top agency in Manchester http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/135700/FMCG%2520Brand%2520Planner%2520-%2520top%2520agency%2520in%2520Manchester.html Our client is a leading agency in Manchester. One of the longest established and with a very strong reputation in consumer driven promotional marketing. We're currently looking for an FMCG Brand Planner to join their team.  To be considered for this role, you will currently be working in a brand planning role, agency side and with extensive experience working on FMCG brands. You'll be very well equipped with understanding consumer behaviour and all aspects of shopper marketing.  This is a terrific opportunity to join an agency with a very strong track record in working with global brands and to develop your strategic brand planning skill-set with some of the best planners in the region.  To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP. 31 August 2016 10:10:18 +0000 Account Director - brand activation & sponsorship http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/135699/Account%2520Director%2520-%2520brand%2520activation%2520%26%2520sponsorship.html Our client is a very well established agency in Manchester. With an eclectic and exciting client mix, they offer something a bit different to the usual agency roles that we see.  Here, you won't be working on endless retail print campaigns or in-store marketing. You will be working through the line and on extremely creative campaigns for clients who are predominantly in the sports and music sectors.  There is quite a lot of brand activation, experiential, events and sponsorship work and we can guarantee that no client or project is ever the same.  We're looking for an Account Director to join the agency and to be considered, we're looking for someone who is entrepreneurial, driven and who is very focused on results.  Ideally you'll have a pedigree agency background and we'd love to see some quite high level sponsorship and brand activation experience.  The opportunities here are endless and if you're someone who is happy to get your hands dirty but lead and motivate a team and drive growth within the agency, this could be the perfect role for you.  To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP. 31 August 2016 10:10:01 +0000 Account Manager - implant team, Manchester http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/135696/Account%2520Manager%2520-%2520implant%2520team%2C%2520Manchester.html Our client is a top London creative agency who have an implant team based with a leading blue chip firm in Manchester. The team is 20 strong in Manchester and they sit alongside the client's marketing communications team.  Due to increased growth, we are looking for an Account Manager to join the team. We're seeking an Account Manager who has a minimum of 3 years agency experience and who has a good mix of marketing communications based campaigns under their belt. You'll work across everything from design & branding and advertising through to brochure development, website and content management and new product launches.  You will be an all-rounder who has excellent organisational ability and is used to multi-tasking whilst retaining excellent attention to detail.  The client sector is professional services and includes both consumer and b2b campaigns.  It's a great opportunity to stay agency side whilst experiencing life in-house.   This is a great team, there are plenty of opportunities for promotion and the working hours and life balance are excellent too. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.