The Drum Jobs http://www.thedrum.co.uk/jobs/rss/ 12 January 2017 09:09:00 +0000 Head of Strategy, top Manchester agency http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/147347/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 December 2016 10:10:56 +0000 Account Director - FMCG and Retail http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/145911/Account%2520Director%2520-%2520FMCG%2520and%2520Retail.html We are working with one of the most exciting Retail Marketing agencies in the UK; boasting a client roster of global FMCG brands and a friendly and talented team. They are looking for an Account Director to take the lead on a set of accounts.  As an Account Director, you will be building relationships at senior level with Brand guardians and marketers, on devising and developing shopper and promotional campaigns which lead to repeat purchase and brand loyalty. This agency operates in a really agile way, making this role really varied as you will be able to devise completely multi-channel strategies which will enable the client to see their campaigns reach the masses.  As part of their growth, the Account Director will be assisting with new business pitches, developing and nurturing a team of account handlers and working with the Directors to identify potential new opportunities. We are looking for experienced Senior Account Managers looking to step up to Account Director level, or Account Directors searching for a new opportunity. The client is interested in people with BTL, shopper and/or events experience, and they will offer continued development and support for those interested in this area of marketing. You will be passionate, energetic and love the idea of working with brands that everyone has heard of. For more information, please apply now: emmaburke@betterplaced.com 22 December 2016 16:04:59 +0000 Account Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/145829/Account%2520Manager.html Our client is looking for an experienced and talented Account Manager to join their multi-award-winning team in Central Manchester. Specialising in promotional marketing and brand activation, this established agency have over 25 years experience within the industry, and are renowned for creating memorable and award-winning campaigns for some of the biggest UK brands across FMCG and retail sectors. You’ll be managing BTL projects from start to completion, have daily correspondence with the client and ensure that their key objectives are being met. This is a highly creative role centring on the ‘big idea’ and you’ll be using experiential, DM, social, digital comms and retail and trade channels to communicate these concepts. We are looking for Account Managers with a proven track record in account handling for clients within the retail and/or FMCG market, who have a good understanding of BTL , sales promotion and promotional marketing. You will be experienced in helping to make accounts more profitable, but at the same time, providing your clients with a consultative approach. Their working environment is vibrant, creative and friendly, so you will relish being part of a collaborative and fun team. If you would like to be considered for this opportunity and find out more, apply now: emmaburke@betterplaced.com 22 December 2016 16:04:48 +0000 Account Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/145827/Account%2520Director.html Account Director, Leeds, West Yorkshire: £45 - 50K Based in Leeds city centre this exciting opportunity is working for an international Brand agency with an outstanding reputation. They work on behalf of a host of major clients within sectors such as Sport and Leisure, Retail, FMCG and Alcohol and have an enviable portfolio of work. The quality of their work is demonstrated by the huge number of major industry accolades they've picked up over the years. They recognise that the agency is only as good as the people they employ therefore they've created a culture where people can grow and develop. There's a warm and welcoming vibe within the office and their staff retention rate is impressive. As a result of growth they're now looking for an Account Director to join the team working on a major FMCG client with various well known brands. Working closely with senior stakeholders across the different brands the Account Director will be responsible for: Building relationships with clients to understand their business and brands. Taking briefs from clients and working closely with the design studio to ensure the final solution exceeds client expectations. Overseeing brand and packaging projects to ensure work is completed on time within budget. Presenting ideas to clients and identifying opportunities to enhance their brands within the market. Managing a team of Account Executives and Account Managers. Various additional responsibilities.   Applicants for the Account Director role must be able to demonstrate: Experience... 16 January 2017 17:05:17 +0000 Account Director - 12 month mat contract, S Manchester http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/147620/Account%2520Director%2520-%252012%2520month%2520mat%2520contract%2C%2520S.html Our client is a very well established Macclesfield agency.  Currently seeking an Account Director with an integrated agency background for a 12 month maternity contract which may go permanent.  To be considered for this role, we are seeking an Account Director who is likely to be available to start a contract early March for 12 months.  You'll be a strong all rounder.  Someone who is as comfortable working on digital as they are print campaigns, someone who is a strong leader and able to manage a small team, someone who is just as happy to roll their sleeves up and work on delivery of campaigns as much as the strategic and planning side of things.  The agency have some very solid clients - lots of challenger brands and it's a very high quality creative output.  A very friendly and sociable team, would suit someone down to earth!  To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP. 13 January 2017 13:01:09 +0000 Account Manager - CGI & Property sector experience http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/147493/Account%2520Manager%2520-%2520CGI%2520%2520%26%2520Property%2520sector.html Our client is a leading integrated agency based in Manchester with a range of exciting brands to work on.  They come from a strong design and branding background and whilst they work through the line, they are renowned for their creativity and innovation, particularly in CGI projects.   We're currently looking for an Account Manager to join the team. This is a hands on campaign/project management role where you will be the primary client contact and take responsibility for day to day delivery of campaigns.  You will mostly work on CGI projects where the agency has a terrific creative team and you'll be involved in some exciting campaigns.  CGI experience is a desirable rather than an essential as it can be learned and we're also specifically interested in Account Managers with knowledge of the property sector with an enthusiasm for architecture and design.  This agency has some terrific people, it's a very warm and inclusive environment and you'll be an excellent communicator with a strong track record gained agency side with excellent client facing ability.  To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP. 12 January 2017 10:10:58 +0000 Senior Brand Planner - creative agency, Manchester http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/147351/Senior%2520Brand%2520Planner%2520-%2520creative%2520agency%2C%2520Manchester.html Our client is the Manchester office of a London agency and they've been steadily growing their team and revenue over the past 3 years. We're currently seeking a Senior Brand Planner to join the team.  Someone with a pedigree agency background and who is used to qual and quant research and developing insight that will develop creative propositions and form the basis of innovative TTL campaigns.  As Senior Brand Planner you will work directly with senior client decision makers, the client services team and probably most closely with the Creative team (both in London and Manchester). Your research and insight will underpin every piece of work that comes out of the agency so this is a pivotal role for them.   Ideally we'd like a Senior Brand Planner who has worked across FMCG and retail clients and who has both print and online experience. You must be a brand specialist and be passionate about the industry.  The agency has a terrific track record and ambitious but achievable growth plans for Manchester. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.  Our client is happy to look at midweight Planners who are keen to move up to Senior and also established Senior Brand Planners.  09 January 2017 15:03:39 +0000 Account/Project Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/147014/Account%2FProject%2520Manager.html Major Players are working with a well-known global brand management company involved in the sports, outdoor and fashion markets. They are currently looking for an Account/Project Manager to facilitate and support the delivery of creative solutions within their in-house agency based in North London. The Company A privately owned third-generation family business, they are behind some of the world’s best sports, outdoor and fashion brands. They have a state-of-the-art global HQ in North London, are recognised as one of the UK’s top 10 best workplaces and currently employ 2,000 people across more than 20 locations worldwide. The Role Operating as an in-house agency the Creative Communications team is responsible for the delivery of global creative solutions for the company's portfolio of brands. As the team has developed in size, there has become a requirement to build an experienced team to facilitate and support the delivery of creative solutions. The Account Manager/Project Manager is required to play a pivotal role in the facilitation of the communication strategy and the project management of the delivery of the solutions. The jobholder will drive a value-adding relationship, as they will have accountability for driving the relationship between the brand team and the Marketing team on a brand and/or project basis. The role is around 30% Account Management and 70% Project Management: Deliver on Account and Project Management across brands and/or projects from briefing through to production and evaluation. Manage complex projects with... 09 January 2017 08:08:34 +0000 Group Assistant http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/147010/Group%2520Assistant.html The Role: Account Executive (23k-25k) working at a up and coming Design & Branding Agency. The Agency: Based in Central London this recently founded agency are on the rise and looking for the best young talent out there. Working with a diverse multitude of clients, they find strategic and creative solutions to make their brands become sector-challenging. The Ideal Candidate 1 year's experience is a must, ideally in a branding and design agency but not compulsory! Interested?! Please get in touch with Patrick for more info 0207 8457211 - patrick.hewitt@majorplayers.co.uk 06 January 2017 10:10:11 +0000 Planning and Strategy Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/146757/Planning%2520and%2520Strategy%2520Director.html Planning and Strategy Director, Advertising agency in Manchester £45,000 - £60,000 Forward Role are proud to be working with one of Manchester's leading advertising agencies in their search for a Senior Planner who can lead the strategic thinking behing award winning campaigns. It's an opportunity to join an agency with an impressive roster of well-known brands who have an outstanding reputation for the quality of their work. With a sharp, strategic and creative mind you'll work closely with the Head of Strategy to create insight led multi-channel campaigns that truly deliver on the clients objectives. With an understanding of consumer behaviour and brand, you could be doing anything from carrying out research and writing creative briefs, to managing small projects, providing strategic support to the client services team and presenting ideas to clients. You will be exposed to a wide variety of brands across various sectors ensuring no day is the same. What we are looking for: - An experienced Senior Planner or a Middleweight Planner looking to make the next step in their career. - Proven analytical and research skills. - Excellent communication and presentation skills. - A passion for brands. The agency can offer a fantastic work environment, exciting clients and projects to work on and the chance to be part of a great team. Don't hesitate in applying now.  Planning and Strategy Director, Advertising agency in Manchester, £45000 - £60,000   As the North West's leading Marketing, Analytics, Digital and... 06 January 2017 10:10:52 +0000 Planning and Strategy Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/146756/Planning%2520and%2520Strategy%2520Manager.html Planning and Strategy Manager, Advertising agency in Manchester £30,000 - £45,000 Forward Role are proud to be working with one of Manchester's leading creative advertising agencies in their search for a Senior Planner or Strategy Manager who can lead the strategic thinking behind award winning campaigns. It's an opportunity to join an agency with an impressive roster of well-known brands who have an outstanding reputation for the quality of their work. With a sharp, strategic and creative mind you'll work closely with the Head of Strategy to create insight led multi-channel campaigns that truly deliver on the clients objectives. With an understanding of consumer behaviour and brand, you could be doing anything from carrying out research and writing creative briefs, to managing small projects, providing strategic support to the client services team and presenting ideas to clients. You will be exposed to a wide variety of brands across various sectors ensuring no day is the same. What we are looking for: - An experienced Middleweight or Junior Planner looking to make the next step in their career. - Proven analytical and research skills. - Excellent communication and presentation skills. - A passion for brands. The agency can offer a fantastic work environment, exciting clients and projects to work on and the chance to be part of a great team. Don't hesitate in applying now.  Planning and Strategy Director, Advertising agency in Manchester, £30000 - £45,000   As the North West's leading Marketing, Analytics,... 05 January 2017 11:11:33 +0000 Head of Marketing http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/146628/Head%2520of%2520Marketing.html My client is a marketing agency who are looking for a Head of Marketing for their biggest client, focused on working in the client's office and constructing marketing plans and strategy for the business. The role: - Develop and lead a core marketing function of the business. - Development and implementation of marketing and brand activation strategies. - Identify new potential revenue streams which can add to the commercial offering of the client. - Responsible for managing P&L and building a department that seeks to bring in additional revenue through marketing products/services, creation of IP and assets across the next 1-5 years. - Close working relationship and management of the agency, providing clear briefs for projects and integrated marketing initiatives. - Overseeing implementation of the marketing strategy - including campaigns to promote ongoing activity/joint services, experiential activity, events, digital marketing, and PR. - Ability to analyse and interpret data to build CRM strategies and campaigns. - Ensure new approaches and processes are as innovative and efficient as possible – are able to harness these and roll them out across a business. - Undertake continuous analysis of competitive environment and consumer trends. - Develop relationships with external suppliers. - Manage overall marketing budget. - Management of output and ensure quality production of all activity and aligned with brand and marketing objectives. Ideal Candidate: - Proven commercial success in managing a business function, department or own business in the past.... 05 January 2017 10:10:32 +0000 Client Manager/Account Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/146623/Client%2520Manager%2FAccount%2520Manager.html The Role: Client Manager (35k) working on a few of the largest FMCG & drinks clients in the UK. The Agency: One of the world's leading design and innovation companies. Their breadth of experience and diversity crosses a broad range of product disciplines, from conceptual automotive projects, to consumer electronics and appliances, to packaging; all for world class household brands. Structural packaging design is at the core of they do but all physical expressions of a brand are within scope, from the product itself to the Point of Sale and signage. Their involvement can be from the initial creation and mapping of product innovation, through concept design and development, right the way through to specification and liaison with manufacturers. They combine technical, strategic, creative and craft skills to ensure that the essence of a brand is optimally instilled into every aspect of the brand’s physicality. Appearance is obviously the primary form of communication but beyond the initial impact, the interaction continues through the way a product works, feels or sounds. Everything they do is based on a thorough understanding of their clients, their brands and their consumer's needs. They are not just visionary thinkers, but future 'doers'. The Ideal Candidate 4-6 years experience in a good branding agency. Strong strategic experience. Interested?! Please get in touch with Patrick for more info 0207 8457211 - patrick.hewitt@majorplayers.co.uk 20 December 2016 16:04:19 +0000 Senior Account Manager - Leeds http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/145641/Senior%2520Account%2520Manager%2520-%2520Leeds.html Our client is a leading Leeds agency with a terrific reputation, a strong client roster and they regularly win awards for their creative output. We're currently seeking a Senior Account Manager to join them. To be considered for this role, you'll have a pedigree integrated agency background, ideally with knowledge of shopper/retail marketing and a thorough understanding of brands.  As Senior Account Manager you will lead a small team and we're looking for someone who is able to work without the constant supervision of an Account Director - although you will be supported at this level.  You'll enjoy the opportunity to flex your strategic wings but you'll enjoy campaign delivery too and leading by example. You will be comfortable working on everything from branding & design through to in-store and local marketing campaigns.  This is a very successful agency, it's an agency where you can have a good work life balance and where career progression is taken very seriously. To find out more, contact Fiona Christian ASAP. 20 December 2016 16:04:44 +0000 Senior Account Executive - Leeds http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/145640/Senior%2520Account%2520Executive%2520-%2520Leeds.html Our client is a long established agency based in Leeds. Following continued growth, they are now seeking a talented Senior Account Executive to join their team. We're looking for a SAE who has a minimum of 2 years agency experience and who is looking for their next step up the career ladder. You'll be fully proficient in managing creative briefs from concept to completion and will be used to working directly with clients - strong communication skills are a must. The agency is fully integrated and you'll work across design, advertising, DM, digital and SP campaigns - you should be a strong all rounder. It's a lovely place to work with a very sociable team and decent working hours. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.