The Drum Jobs 25 November 2015 14:02:09 +0000 Brand Strategist Manchester This is a great opportunity to join a city centre agency in their strategy arm.  They work with a number of major consumer brand names across sectors such as Retail and Fashion.  They need someone with an intuitive feel for Brands and Strategy, a great appreciation for creative, and interested in everything to do with Brands and how they interact with consumers. You should be naturally inquisitive, an excellent researcher and digitally savvy. If you are self motivated and can organise, communicate, and help manage demanding client relationships and outputs, then please get in touch.   18 November 2015 13:01:20 +0000 Membership Sales RAR Membership sales and support - Brands - London The membership sales person will be responsible for providing sales and customer support for our brand subscription product. A brand new product in our portfolio, this subscription product for brands will change the way that brands source and select agencies. The appointed individual will attract and convert new customers and will ensure a great experience is delivered. Reporting to the Managing Director, the executive will work alongside the existing teams in sales, marketing, online and will work towards monthly sales targets. Role Responsible for sales by telephone and face-to-face for the brand subscription product Support on search and selection projects Account management for brand consultancy customers Promotion and networking with brand audience Input to product development Input to marketing and communications Ideal candidate 3-4 years experience in sales or account management role Proven track record of new business success Experience of working with brands Experience of working within small but growing teams Excellent communication and interpersonal skills Confident speaker, presenter and networker Broad knowledge of marketing principles and sector Interest in creativity and innovation Excellent organisational, project and time management skills Confident in Lead sourcing   18 November 2015 11:11:25 +0000 Senior Account Manager We are looking for a Senior Account Manager with a passion for Brands to join a full-service Marketing agency based in Liverpool City Centre. Just a 15 minute walk from Liverpool Lime Street, this agency is easily commutable from surrounding areas and based within the business district of the centre. This multi-award winning Marketing agency work with a host of national brands, across sectors including retail, FMCG, electronics and public sector. They create stunning, integrated campaigns for their clients and have a particular specialism in branding and internal communications. Their key is to delve as deep as possible within their clients business to ultimately understand their needs and it’s your responsibility to come up with creative ideas to solve their requirements. Due to growth, this Senior Account Manager position has become available. You will be working closely with a number of different clients to gather requirements, work with internal creative teams to develop concepts and strategic plans and deliver these confidently to the client. You will be managing more junior members within the team and working on new business proposals alongside Account Directors. We are looking for a passionate individual who is either an experienced Account Manager looking to step up to Senior Account Manager level, or a burgeoning Senior Account Manager looking to take the step to Junior Account Director. You will be inquisitive by nature and be used to working in a full-service agency. This is a great opportunity to work with some of the biggest consumer brands in the... 17 November 2015 17:05:34 +0000 Relationship Manager - top sports brand Our client is a global sports brand based in Manchester. Following continued growth, we are on the lookout for a Relationship Manager to join their team.  The role would suit a Senior Account Manager or Account Manager who is currently based agency side and who would like a move in-house, yet to still work on exciting global brands and with a very talented team.  To be considered for this role, you must have a pedigree agency background and be able to manage a range of campaigns (experiential, events, advertising, promotional) for this brand and their partner brands.  You'll have super communication skills, be able to manage expectations and to grow and develop your client/partner brand relationships.  It's essential that you are creatively minded and enjoy coming up with innovative concepts but that you are also a hands-on do-er too.  It would be quite difficult to work here if you have absolutely no interest in sports or sports brands so this is also an essential requirement.   The role comes with great working conditions and benefits an extremely sociable team. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.  16 November 2015 12:12:45 +0000 Senior Account Manager / Junior Account Director Senior Account Manager / Junior Account Director - Work on high profile ATL campaigns including TV Our Manchester based client needs little introduction and neither do their clients. Regularly amongst the award winners at the regions main industry events they have an excellent reputation for their innovative and thought provoking work. Their success has enabled them to build long term relationships with an array of high profile brands including major Retailers, Leisure and FMCG brands and they have ambitious plans for further growth over the next few years.  Within their Manchester office they've created a fantastic work environment with an active social scene and a structure in which talented people can progress quickly. In short its a great place to work. They are now looking for a Senior Account Manager / Junior Account Director to work on two key accounts - both instantly recognisable brands - taking responsibility for: - Building relationships with key stakeholders to fully understand their Marketing needs, and acting as their main point of contact. - Playing an active role in the development of strategic plans for clients utilising the ideas of other members of the Client services, Creative and Digital teams. - Presenting ideas back to clients and pitching other ideas of how the agencies other services could enhance their Marketing activities. - Campaign management creating briefs for the Creative and Digital teams and ensuring all work is completed on time within budget. Work includes Advertising, Print (including POS, Catalogue design and Signage)... 11 November 2015 14:02:56 +0000 Product Manager Marketing, Automotive Want to work for a leading award winning agency in the Midlands? We have an opportunity for a Product Manager to join their growing team… As Product Manager you will be the source of all knowledge when it comes to the client’s product and brand, ensuring that you are supporting the marketing campaigns with up-to-date product knowledge, assets, imagery and acting as all round guardian to the brand. You’ll need to have an expert eye for detail and continuously strive to improve the content, assets and imagery used across multiple marketing channels. To be considered you’ll need to demonstrate excellent project management skills, and have the ability to quickly make decisions surrounding digital assets and marketing collateral. Top notch communication skills are essential, as you’ll be liaising with internal teams as well as the client to ensure that all departments are briefed on latest product launches. We’d love for you to have already gained experience within the automotive sector too. On offer is a salary of between £27,000 to £30,000, depending on the experience you can offer – and a benefits package including pension, healthcare and bonus. This is a cracking opportunity not to be missed – so if this is of interest send us your CV in application today! 10 November 2015 12:12:39 +0000 Senior Account Manager- Branding Agency, Manchester Senior Account Manager - Branding Agency in Manchester Our client is a successful Brand Design agency in Manchester city centre who are looking for a Senior Account Manager. The agency work with a wide range of organisations across the North West to develop and implement effective brand solutions based on high quality insight and research. They have been behind a great many highly visible projects in recent years and pride themselves on the quality and impact of the solutions they deliver to their clients. No two projects are ever the same making this a fascinating place to work for any individual with a keen passion for Brand strategy. The Senior Account Manager will manage a range of projects varying in length from several months to several years. Working closely with the clients to fully understand the business challenge, they will own the research process and consult closely with internal and external stakeholders. Working closely with other members of the team to shape effective strategies the Senior Account Manager will then present ideas and project plans back to the client and own the project delivery process. You will work closely with the Design team to ensure that the work produced meets the original briefs and is completed on time and within budget, presenting back to clients on progress every step of the way. Applicants for the Senior Account Manager role must have experience within a reputable Agency and be able to demonstrate example of Brand projects they have worked on previously. A passion for brand and the ability to engage and enthuse others is... 05 November 2015 15:03:18 +0000 Lead Creatives Lead Creative £ Excellent + great benefits (including 30 days' holiday) London   This is a career for idea generators. The kind of people who can filter out any noise, confusion, mixed messages or uncertainty that occasionally accompanies a brief and drill down to that elusive solution, that simple truth, that the client doesn’t know they want yet – but will when they see it!   You’ll either be a soothsayer or a mind reader (a highly experienced copywriter or art director, by any other name). Able to see what others can’t, you can reduce someone to tears through the power of a headline and stop others in their tracks thanks to your well-crafted imagery. And that’s because you understand people. You get their motivations and, importantly, you know how to connect with them and elicit a response from them, through well thought out words and pictures.   You’ll be a fantastic communicator too, able to share your ideas with passion and belief to colleagues and clients alike – exciting, inspiring and bringing others along with you on the creative ride. And, you’ll be as comfortable leading the creative element of new business pitches and branding projects as you are coming up with campaign concepts for our diverse employer marketing or higher education clients.   Relevant, digitally focused and commercially aware, your back catalogue of work will be as impressive as the awards you’ve notched-up over the years, mainly within the recruitment advertising arena. And, as a highly... 30 November 2015 09:09:43 +0000 Product Marketing Director Director of Product Marketing Financial Services, 80,000 - 100,000, West Midlands Blue Skies Marketing recruitment are recruiting for a Director of Product Marketing in the West Midlands for a hugely successful and rapidly growing professional services firm. Experience within telecoms, FS or professional services is essential. The Product Marketing Director will own and manage all B2B2C and B2C products and propositions, including pricing, online sales, marketing and communications activity for the business, delivering fully integrated marketing plans that create awareness, drive engagement and generate customer demand. Key Responsibilities include: - Develop and maintain an up to date understanding of the market, customer needs, competitor activity and market opportunity - Create innovative and engaging B2B2C and B2C propositions taking them from ideation through to delivery - Lead the role out and in life management of products, developing propositions, pricing and strategy and reviewing and optimising all aspects of products on an ongoing basis to meet the business overall financial objectives - Develop the commercial offers and sales strategy for new/ existing propositions maximising margins - Lead cross functional teams to ensure delivery against agreed deployment plans - Represent the voice of the customers and reduce customer complaints - Identify and utilise appropriate engagement opportunities - Develop traditional and online content strategy that generates customer leads - Responsible for social media strategy and content ensuring the... 27 November 2015 00:12:03 +0000 Account Manager Financial Consulting A leading Consultancy to Investment Managers is looking to expand their team with an Account Manager/Project Coordinator. They currently have 20-30 London based Consultants and this role will be looking after the business processes and coordination of a number of large projects in the asset management sector. The ideal candidate will have: at least 5 years' experience of working in Asset Management or Hedge Funds or a related service organisation. interest in business process improvement and use initiative to better efficiency have a strong academic background excellent business development skills the ability to collate all information about new business won by consultants and conduct internal meetings the ability to define and develop processes and create urgency amongst consultants and managers some admin skills and be happy to own documentation around projects and relationships some understanding of the sales cycle and be commercially minded excellent communication skills resilience and a great work ethic Key responsibilities include: supporting the Directors in meeting sales targets through streamlining processes and increasing efficiency and communication report on the Sales & Marketing budget and communicate wins or updates to the wider business coordinate, facilitate, and track sales activities The role is home-based; however there will be roughly 15 - 20 internal meetings scheduled each month on client site in London. Salary: £70-75K depending on experience Key Words: Asset Management, Consultancy, Relationship Management, Account... 26 November 2015 10:10:32 +0000 Global Marketing Manager A global marketing agency with strong brand values are looking to recruit an experienced marketer into the position of Global Marketing Manager. The purpose of this role is to motivate and direct a team of marketing managers in strategic locations around the world, and to ensure that the marketing delivered by the company is of the highest standard, raising the company profile and ensuring excellent returns. The position will involve: - Managing the team and reporting on monthly progress - Team development and training - Sharing strategic objectives with local teams and ensuring execution of plans - New business development of opportunities in local markets - Analysing marketing trends - Working with the internal creative teams to create marketing campaigns - Launching multichannel campaigns - Brand management - Website management Ideally you'll be working in a similar role with experience in: - B2B multichannel marketing - Team leadership/management experience - International experience - CRM experience - Budget management experience Interviews are available asap and excellent career development opportunities exist with this global client. Blue Skies specialise in Marketing Recruitment covering Clientside, Account Handling, PR and Executive. We also have a specialist Creative Recruitment team. We offer unrivalled opportunities across all specialisms and industry sectors, presenting you with only the best marketing jobs. Although we try to respond to all applications, the high number we receive means this isn`t always possible. If you have not heard... 25 November 2015 13:01:41 +0000 Retail Marketing Manager BSMLL5141 Retail Marketing Manager, Berkshire, compet The Company: Beauty retail and distribution company who pride themselves in developing and promoting their staff through internal training and professional development. The Role: An exciting opportunity for a Marketing Manager with retail experience has come available with this beauty retail and distribution company. Working alongside a team and managing two direct reports, the Retail Marketing Manager will be responsible for delivering the annual marketing plan across all channels as well as delivering on new store openings and local marketing activities. Key responsibilities: - Plan and deliver new store openings - Manage and evaluate all local store marketing - Deliver all store communications - Deliver store events across all brands - Manage agency relationships for creative, POS, advertising - Work on branding projects and support national and key account teams - Budget management - People management - Regular audits to monitor success of marketing communications The Candidate: You must be an experienced Retail Marketing Manager and be used to working in an extremely fast paced environment and have strong project management and people management skills. Knowledge of multi-channel marketing techniques is essential as well as strong commercial focus and a creative mind. As well as the competitive salary, the benefits which accompany the role are as follows; 23 days holiday, private medical, company pension, product discount This Retail Marketing Manager role is commutable from... 23 November 2015 09:09:55 +0000 Senior Account Manager This is agency is part of the largest advertising networks globally. Based in Central London this 300-person agency has been delivering exciting and innovative marketing campaigns for almost two decades! Due a new account win, these guys are looking for an established Senior Account Manager to lead the account with a brilliant opportunity to progress to Account Director-level within 12 months. This Senior Account Manager will lead on this account across DM, digital print and social marketing campaigns. Managing a small team, this SAM will be the strategic lead on this integrated account, tasked with growing the account as well as delivering exciting work. This Senior Account Manager will need to come from a strong integrated agency background with expertise across all direct and digital channels. B2B experience is a plus as well as experience managing a team on a large account. This is an amazing opportunity for an established Senior Account Manager to come on board and progress to AD-level with the year. If you're interested in finding out more, email me your CV on 20 November 2015 17:05:11 +0000 Senior Brand Packaging Designer Award winning brand design agency based in Leeds is looking to recruit a creative Senior Brand Packaging Designer for their team. FMCG & Packaging experience is essential for this role, along with Art Direction and the ability to organise & run photoshoots. You will need strong creative flair, originality and a strong visual sense. The ability to take projects from concept stage through to final delivery is key. You’ll also need a high standard of conceptual thinking & strategic understanding, with a proven track record of delivering creativity with inspired solutions. Other key attributes include working to deadlines & budgets, client facing skills and excellent presentation skills. A strong portfolio containing packaging, communications, retail and digital is essential. Fantastic opportunity to work in a hugely successful brand led agency. To apply for this role, please email me your CV, application & any relevant work samples to 20 November 2015 13:01:03 +0000 Brand Strategist This is a great opportunity to join a city centre agency in their strategy arm.  They work with a number of major consumer brand names across sectors such as Retail and Fashion.  They need someone with an intuitive feel for Brands and Strategy, a great appreciation for creative, and interested in everything to do with Brands and how they interact with consumers. You should be naturally inquisitive, an excellent researcher and digitally savvy. If you are self motivated and can organise, communicate, and help manage demanding client relationships and outputs, then please get in touch.   19 November 2015 17:05:54 +0000 Senior Account Executive/Account Manager Highly regarded Brand agency in Liverpool City Centre is on the lookout for an Account Manager to join their talented client services team. This strategic consultancy takes a considered approach to enhancing brand’s presence in the current market. Through insight, planning, workshops and analysis, they turn a business problem into a creative solution through improving the brand experience, understanding their customers and coming up with innovative campaigns which span digital and offline. They work with a number of well-known household names and so this is an excellent opportunity for an Account Executive, or Senior Account Executive to work with some amazing companies! We are looking for someone who is passionate about brands, methodical in your approach, passionate about marketing and the desire to do a good job! You will have meticulous attention to detail, excellent communication skills and strong brand experience, gained either agency or client side. Please apply now to hear more about this rare and exciting opportunity! 18 November 2015 09:09:51 +0000 Account Manager This is agency is one of the most fast-growing and exciting integrated agencies in London. Specialising in the B2B tech space, they are a set to double in size over the next 12 months. Currently a team of twenty in London, they are looking for a superstar Account Manager to take on key relationships and accounts and manage a small team of junior account handlers. As an (Senior) Account Manager, you will be be the key client contact for some of the largest tech houses globally as well as becoming a key creative partner, directing mid-tier / start-up companies' brand and marketing strategy. You will work on fully integrated campaigns across advertising, digital, events and targeted marketing campaigns. Ideally, you will be an established Account Manager / Senior Account Manager with a strong integrated agency background. Experience working on tech or telco brands is also a must. If you're looking to join and progress with one of the most exciting agencies in London, contact me now for further info on 18 November 2015 09:09:41 +0000 Senior Account Executive (French-speaker) This 40-person agency based in Central London is a fast-growing agency specialising in corporate communications. Traditionally from a branding background they are now a fully integrated advertising agency producing TV, Radio and press ads, as well as digital and social media campaigns. They are currently looking for a strong Senior Account Executive with strong creative agency experience, from a branding OR integrated marketing background. This SAE will support a SAM on larger accounts as well as having the autonomy to take on smaller ad and brand projects independently This is a varied role, working across corporate communictions as well as advertising campaigns on a mixture of sectors, from financial services, energy and more and more retail / FMCG accounts. Working in a niche region / market, this role will also give you the freedom to be creative and innovative on creative briefs, as well as the opportunity to meet and liaise with CEOs and senior stakeholders. This SAE must be a fluent French-speaker with an agency background. Get in touch if you're keen to put your language skills to use in a great agency environment - drop me your CV on today! 16 November 2015 09:09:47 +0000 Account Director 50k+ FS Comms - Integrated Digital-Print This Client has a tantalising list of Clients that would make any brand and communications account handler wide eyed with envy. The award cabinet is bursting with prizes from the top award ceremonies and they have a very enviable reputation in their specialist sector of Financial Services. The top FS companies in the UK call on this agency to pull together integrated brand and comms campaigns to amaze and engage customers in what is often mistakenly perceived as a dry sector. Briefs range from full Branding campaigns to Product and Tactical briefs across print and digital channels. The briefs can start from a complete brand identity all the way through to integrated launch campaigns. This agency are known for balancing life and work and have a superb 1st class social culture. The quality of their creative output is proven time and time again. The team work collaboratively and you will have access to some of the best minds and abilities in the business. The good news is that they are willing to look at anyone SAM and above that can come in and impress them with passion, drive and examples of great Client management. Get in touch today. Submit your application for shortlisting. A superb salary, top benefits both hard and soft, location and overall amazing work awaits. If you are successful you will hear back within 48 hours. 11 November 2015 12:12:25 +0000 Payments Manager My client is a global leader in brand consulting and design based near London Bridge. They are currently looking for a Payments Manager to join their Finance Team. If you have two years AP experience within a Media, Advertising, Creative, Design agency then please get in touch. The main purpose of this role is to ensure that the whole payments process is accurately completed. This opportunity will have you reviewing expense reports and the General Ledger. You will mange and run the AP month-end processes and prepare accruals and prepayment schedules. It is important that you have managed company invoices and enter into SAP systems to ensure the companies balance. Ideally you will have worked with Oracle and are proficient with Microsoft Office. You skill set will encompass organisation, a natural flair for numbers and meticulous attention to detail. You will be accountable, proactive and enthusiastic. This is a very tight knit agency so team work is must. This is a fantastic opportunity! Apply today! Immediate start. Central London. 25,000 - 30,000 11 November 2015 09:09:03 +0000 Campaign Manager - top agency in Manchester Our client is a top class integrated agency based in Manchester. We're currently searching for a Campaign Manager to join their client servicing team. To be considered for this role, we're looking for Campaign or Account Managers who have a minimum of 2 years agency experience and who are well versed in the development of creative briefs through to production and working directly with clients and internal design teams to project manage campaigns from concept to completion. You'll have a love of brands and will be able to appreciate strong creative. As Campaign Manager, you'll be required to be super organised, able to spin lots of plates at the same time and with strong attention to detail. You should be just as comfortable developing a brief for a press advert as you are for in-store POS or email creative - so we are looking for an all-rounder! You should be able to demonstrate strong trafficking and production knowledge and be a solutions oriented individual. You'll have a cheerful and engaging manner and your communication skills will ensure you get the best out of your internal colleagues and clients alike. This is a terrific agency with plenty of blue chip clients on the roster. It's a very sociable team and there are plenty of promotion prospects too. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP 10 November 2015 18:06:16 +0000 Account Executive - top agency S Manchester Our client is a leading agency in South Manchester. Independently owned, they are very creative and frequently win awards for their creative output. We're seeking an Account Executive with a minimum of 6 months notice to join their team. You'll work on a top consumer client brand and we're looking for an Account Executive who can demonstrate great experience managing print, POS and in-store campaigns and who has superb organisational skills and attention to detail. You'll be used to juggling campaigns and will have great communication skills as you will be client facing from day one. You'll be supported by a Senior Account Manager who will mentor you and together you will be responsible for the day to day delivery of client campaigns. We're seeking an Account Executive who is creatively minded and can work well with the internal design team and studio. This is a long standing agency with a great roster of blue chip clients.  An agency where it is possible for you to develop at as fast a pace as you like - there are no boundaries.  A very sociable environment and a good option for someone who isn't fussed about working in the city centre. It is, however, very commutable either by public transport or car.  On a final note, if you have in-house experience but you have been looking for an agency, it's worth getting in touch. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian.  09 November 2015 16:04:59 +0000 Senior Web Designer - London A fantastic opportunity for an Senior   Web/UI/Digital designer to grow and develop in a dynamic team environment for a well-established online brand. They are looking for a designer that is passionate about design, have creative flair and be able to deliver excellent digital/design execution with great attention to detail. Day to day activities will involve producing high quality web pages across mobile/tablet/desktop by working alongside the UX team and development team. Other responsibilities will involve developing innovative campaign designs/ideas for display advertising, email marketing and direct mail. You will also be involved in creating high quality marketing materials for both internal and external usage.   Skills/Experience: Min 5 years ’ experience as a designer either agency side or client side. Excellent knowledge of Adobe Creative suite and Sketch (desirable). Good drawing and sketching skills for ideas generation and web page mock-ups as well as being comfortable sketching ideas and concepts or brainstorming marketing ideas on paper. Excellent practical design skills, awareness of layout, colour, fonts etc. Previous wire-framing understand/experience. Confident and clear communicator to get ideas across to senior team members.   To be considered for this fantastic opportunity, please email your up to date portfolio and CV to . If you wish to discuss the role in more detail, please don't hesitate to call -  0161 416 6610 09 November 2015 10:10:52 +0000 Marketing Executive - Consumer Brands - Greater Manchester Marketing Executive – Consumer Brand – Greater Manchester – c.£25,000   I’m currently working with a really exciting consumer retailer who are looking for a Marketing Executive to join their team. Based in Manchester, you will be responsible for supporting and creating consumer marketing plans. As a Marketing Executive, you will be expected to: -       Create monthly marketing plans in line with market activity. -       Track and analyse market trends. -       Manage the corporate PR profile. -       Update Social Media platforms in line with new events across relevant markets. -       Manage photography needs. -       Organise and manage EMEA trade shows. To be considered for this role, you must have: -       Previous experience in a consumer based marketing role. -       A creative flair and unique approach to marketing campaigns. -       Excellent communication skills. -       A flexible and team-spirited approach. -       Experience in using Microsoft Office and Adobe. You are an experienced marketer with excellent commercial knowledge of marketing and social media, ideally gained within a consumer or related environment. You will have an intuitive approach and a passion for the industry. You will possess impressive attention to detail and focus on quality. A proactive and enthusiastic team player, you will have the ability and confidence to communicate at all... 09 November 2015 09:09:37 +0000 Account Director - top Agency in Manchester Our client is a leading integrated agency in Manchester. Long established with a terrific reputation, they have an impressive roster of clients and a through the line offering.  We're currently on the hunt for an Account Director - someone who has a pedigree agency background and who has worked on FMCG and retail clients. You must be able to demonstrate a great knowledge of brand development and strategy and the ability to work with senior level client decision makers.  This role requires you to work on integrated marketing campaigns and we're seeking someone who has some TV within the mix too.  You'll head up a small team so previous man management experience is required and whilst this role does require leadership of three key clients, you'll need to be hands on and able to lead by example. The agency is one of  the most creative in the North, it's award winning and they have an enviable number of top brands to work with.  To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.