The Drum Jobs 24 July 2014 10:10:02 +0000 Head Of Development, Digital and Communications General Information Sound and Music’s Head of Development, Digital and Communications is a high profile post within the senior management team of the organisation.  The role encompasses responsibility for income generation, business development, communications and marketing for Sound and Music, as well as driving our sector-leading work around digital, data and social media. We are looking for applications from candidates with exceptional entrepreneurial skills and mindset, with the ability to spot and create new opportunities and partnerships as well as maintain a strong core of ongoing activity to maximise the value of current projects. The post has a strong external focus as well as leadership responsibility for a small Development and Communications team, and for contributing to Sound and Music’s wider business planning, strategic development and team ethos.   The creative programme for Sound and Music makes a unique and distinctive contribution to the arts in the UK. Our vision is to create a world where new music and sound prospers, transforming lives, challenging expectations and celebrating the work of its creators. Our work includes composer and artist development, partnerships with a range of organisations, audience development, touring, information and advice, network building, and education. We champion new music and the work of British composers and artists, and seek to ensure that they are at the heart of cultural life and enjoyed by many.   Our programme aims to be radical in reinvigorating the new music sector, opening... 08 July 2014 18:06:23 +0000 Marketing Manager - great in-house opp, N Manchester Our client is a well established manufacturer and retailer of promotional clothing and accessories based in North Manchester.  Following continued growth, they are seeking a Marketing Manager to join their team.  To be considered for this role you must have 5 years + marketing experience, ideally within the B2B sector and you'll be experienced in managing and developing international distributor relations, supporting distributors with marketing collateral and photography, product development,  attending trade exhibitions, managing PR and all digital platforms too.  Essentially you'll be a marketing communications all-rounder and you will manage a small team to implement the marketing plan.  We're looking for a Marketing Manager who is hugely organised and who will provide structure and process in an extremely busy organisation.  We're also looking for someone who is driven and commercially minded but also very happy to roll up their sleeves and muck in with the day to day running of the marketing team.  Any language skills - particularly French or German would be desirable but are not essential.   Knowledge of the retail sector would also be desirable as our client is working directly with key UK retailers aswell as with trade partners.  Whilst on a day to day basis, digital marketing represents a relatively small part of the role, our client is looking at a major overhaul of their online presence so previous experience of managing a major website development project working with agencies or other suppliers is... 24 July 2014 16:04:43 +0000 Planner Planner, Full Service Agency, Oxfordshire, 35k-50k , Perm, Blue Skies Recruitment is looking for a Planner for an award winning top fifty integrated marketing agency based near Oxford with an impressive list of clients and a talented team that have very exciting plans for the future! With a background in agency planning, you'll have extensive experience of developing brand and marketing strategies to deliver robust outbound and inbound integrated marketing communications implemented across direct, print media, digital, mobile and social channels. Using your marketing experience and commercial knowledge, you will ensure your ideas are innovative, credible and relevant. You won't be afraid to challenge a client brief where appropriate with thinking that leads to a better, more powerful and effective solution. Role & Responsibilities Work with our clients to establish their aims and objectives, and develop an in-depth understanding of their business, products, competitors, challenges and opportunities Drive the development of digital strategies and integrated marketing plans that integrate with client's other marketing activities across both online and off-line channels Generate insights from multiple diverse data sources to help formulate effective strategies that lead to engaging communications. Monitor the success of campaigns as they run, analysing results and suggesting changes and improvements where necessary Presenting strategic plans and conclusions to the client Technical Skills & Experience Proven in-depth integrated planning experience with large clients... 24 July 2014 07:07:54 +0000 Account Manager - leading agency in Manchester This leading city centre agency in Manchester is on the hunt for a new Account Manager.  We're looking for someone who has a pedigree agency background and a proven track record in managing a wide range of through the line campaigns. The agency is ideally looking for an Account Manager who has experience in managing clients in the retail sector, however, this is desirable rather than essential.  You'll have experience across Press, DM, Leaflets, SP and Events too.  As Account Manager you should be able to run accounts autonomously although you will be part of a larger team with strategic support too. This agency has an enviable client list and they have an excellent reputation. It's also one of the few agencies where you can have a decent work/life balance.  We're keen to talk to candidates ASAP so if you'd like to know more, please get in touch. 23 July 2014 17:05:06 +0000 Account Manager An integrated communications agency located in the heart of London is looking for an Account Manager to join their bustling, established team. The agency prides itself on being boutique and fiercely independent. They have been around for 15 years and have kept some of their clients for that long due to their outstanding work and unyielding client relationships. This agency believes in the power of brands. They have an emotionally intelligent approach to strategy and design in bringing brands to life. This Account Manager will be working and taking the lead on a variety of luxury brands and being the main point of contact for the client. The role will be managing their integrated communications including events, print, digital and retail. This Account Manager must not be adverse to project management within their role and really getting stuck in. They will be reporting to an Account Director and will be helping to manage an Account Executive on the team. This role is for someone who wants to be able to work autonomously and have a large creative and strategic input. If you are looking for a large processed agency then this won't be right for you. This Account Manager must have experience working within an integrated or brand experience agency. They must be confident in their demeanour and to not be afraid to challenge their clients and colleagues in an assertive and considered manner. This Junior Account Manager must be passionate about brands and have a desire to bring them to life in innovative and effective ways. They must have experience presenting to clients... 20 July 2014 15:03:42 +0000 Account Executive A lovely boutique design agency are looking to add to their burgeoning team with the addition of an ambitious AE who has at least a years experience within an agency environment. You will be doing everything from day-to-day project and account management of key clients as well as selling in creative work to clients to clearly articulating the ins and outs of the client brief. This 25 strong agency who works with a selection of the FTSE 100 businesses in the UK work across all their corporate communications are looking for a switched on individual to add to their already talented account handling and creative team. The account handling team are 8 strong and earmark the most talented for quick promotion through the ranks, so if you are looking to be fastracked in a meritocratic environment then this agency with reward that. TWIST are very busy at the moment so if you are looking to further your career or are just interested in having a confidential chat with a specialist in your area then contact me on 18 July 2014 16:04:00 +0000 Account Director - Design Agency An established, small but beautifully formed central London Design Agency is looking for an experienced and ambitious Account Director to join the team. The agency is a highly creative design agency focused on Brand Strategy and Identity work often for corporate clients, with over 20 years in the market . A focused and fun agency that punches well above its weight.  Small team now and looking to double in size this year so the hiring of an Account Director is a very important addition to them. You should have experience working on strategy projects for a brand design agency, have a very good eye for detail and be highly organised and prepared to develop and implement new relevant processes to help focus and organise the team and the work that is delivered. Approaches from Account Directors currently at networked Brand Agencies who are looking for more responsibility and opportunity to make a real impact would be very well received. Excellent rewards including quarterly bonuses for all within the agency and for you there’s an opportunity to be an integral and senior part of the company with the remuneration and equity that an elevated role would command as your role develops and the agency grows this year. Desired Skills & Experience Passion and commitment to great creative work Exceptional relationship builder with the ability to operate at a senior and strategic level with key clients Proven success at driving business/income growth Commercial focus and entrepreneurial drive Strong communication skills – both written and verbal... 18 July 2014 16:04:55 +0000 Mid-weight Brand Strategist - Greater London Mid-weight Brand Strategist - Greater London   Outstanding opportunity to join a very highly regarded Brand Stretgey and Creative Design agency which works with Consumer / FMCG clients.  Do you tick these boxes? A lover and leader of focus groups Running and facilitation of workshops Qualitative evaluation of workshops Excellent in qualitative research Full understanding and experience in Branding and the Brand strategy process Great client-facing person with excellent client management/relationship skills Excellent at translating qualitative results/insights into brand strategy and creative interpretation - Great at defining brand platforms and writing up concepts Really nice midsize agency and an opportunity to work with excellent interesting clients : a varety of consumer brands - food, drink, household, pharma & beauty. Innovative design work and interesting brand strategy work.  email and take a look at please CALL Ian Johnston for more details on 07532 308125 or 01285     18 July 2014 08:08:07 +0000 Account Manager X2 Account Manager X2 - Manchester - Circa 25K We are working with a rapidly expanding creative agency in Greater Manchester that has an enviable client base and whom are looking for 2 Account Managers as a result of recent growth. This is a great time to join them if you are an Account Manager looking to work on a range of innovative campaigns, and progress within an ambitious growing agency. The Account Managers will work on a range of clients (several of which are well known international brands). You will be responsible for developing client briefs and working with the creative team to deliver campaigns on time within budget. The individual will be required to meet with clients regularly to maintain a healthy relationship so please note that travel will be required. The Account Manager will be expected to demonstrate first class relationship building skills and must have significant experience within a Creative agency. A strong academic background would be an advantage and candidates will be required to demonstrate the ability to come up with innovative ideas. In return you will be joining an agency going through a really exciting period of growth, with the opportunity to work on a number of varied campaigns for high profile clients. Contact me at your earliest convenience for more information. 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... 16 July 2014 17:05:50 +0000 Account Manager - with FMCG brand experience Our client is a well known integrated agency based in Leeds. Following a period of continued growth, they are seeking an Account Manager with an established background agency side, ideally who has worked on retail & FMCG accounts. The work is varied but includes a lot of Shopper marketing and POS campaigns so previous experience of managing these projects is desirable. Fundamentally, the client is interested in Account Managers with pedigree agency backgrounds who can apply themselves to a diverse range of marketing campaigns. They are starting to do more digital work too so skills across the digital mix would be beneficial too. The agency has a great culture and as Account Manager you'll be responsible for the day to day management of some big blue chip FMCG brands. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP. Interviews are taking place now! If you're a little more experienced at SAM level, it's still worth getting in touch as there may be flexibility! 07 July 2014 18:06:00 +0000 Account Manager A global, independent, award winning, UK, FMCG packaging design agency is looking for an Account Manager with packaging experience to join their team in the London office! This packaging design agency is part of a larger group but still have that independent feel. They have 45 people in the office and are looking to expand. They are pioneers of structural 3D packaging and have brilliant workshop facilities with the ability to finish the article in house. They have been constantly delivering innovative packaging work for the past 35 years and are beyond any doubt leaders in their field! They have long lasting relationships with their clients down to their great work and excellent client relationships. The role will be managing a number of FMCG packaging accounts including drinks, healthcare, beauty and pharmaceutical. This Account Manager will be working in a team of client services professionals reporting to an Account Director. This Account Manager will also be expected to think strategically and have a considered, conceptual input. They must also not be afraid to get their hands dirty and help out with project management type duties when needed. This Account Manager will ideally have packaging experience and ideally be from a top 20 design agency. This Account Manager must be hardworking, driven, creative and ambitious. They will also consider Senior Account Managers with the same experience. If you feel you are this packaging Account Manager then get in touch! 07 July 2014 18:06:18 +0000 Account Manager The agency's focus is to create fluid dialogue for their clients through the correct channels. Their specialisms are branding, corporate reporting and digital. The team are all hugely supportive, talented and passionate about the work that they do. This Account Manager's role will entail managing a number of corporate reports over digital and print. This will take up 50% of this Account Manager's time. The other 50% will encompass print, digital, social media and branding to make this role a varied and challenging Account Manager position. They will be helping to manage an Account Executive and will be reporting to the Account Director. The role is very hands on so this Account Manager needs to not shy away from project management. This Account Manager absolutely must have experience working on corporate communications, annual reports and corporate branding both in print and digital. This Account Manager must be well versed in managing a team of client services professionals and be comfortable presenting and handling top tier accounts, from FTSE 250 to FTSE 100 clients. If you feel this Account Manager role is for you then get in touch! 07 July 2014 16:04:28 +0000 Senior Account Manager Senior Account Manager c£28-30k neg Fabulous creative agency with great clients is looking for a Senior Account Manager, or AM looking  to make the move into the next step up. You will be looking after one of their major Retail clients with the support of an Account Manager.  The emphasis is on brand, creative communications and in-store support; therefore they are looking for someone who is excited by the work, the brand, and its possibilities.  The brand is relatively new so there is masses of potential. They need: A brilliant organiser Experience of working on photoshoots An interest in fashion would be ideal Someone who can write an excellent creative brief A diplomat Someone who can manage a project with many threads A great relationship  builder A strong and persuasive presenter 07 July 2014 15:03:09 +0000 Senior Account Director - Retail In-store Account Director – Retail Based Leeds   c£40-50k + This is a great role for someone looking to run thier own prestigious account and through hard work, excellent client service and inspired creative campaigns, grow it to even more successful heights. Our clients are looking for an experienced Account Director who has in-depth understanding, and strong abilities with the production/process in order to support the effective running of a major Retail Account. We're looking for someone with a cool, calm and organised approach who can make things happen, guide others and lead by example, and of course have the commercial understanding to be able to maintain the balance between client service and commercial imperatives. The 'right candidate' will have: Agency experience Excellent client service skills Good leadership skills Strong commercial skils An understanding of what it takes to build an account The ability to exploit opportunties Excellent creative instincts A desire to offer the highest stands The ability to manage a team. 07 July 2014 15:03:38 +0000 Account Manager - fmcg clients Brilliant opportunity to join up and coming agency attracting fabulous clients. Due to rapid expansion after some tremendous new business wins our clients are looking for an established brand savvy Account Manager to join their team dedicated to managing the needs of a major FMCG brand. In order to meet the needs of the team and the client the right person for the role would bring: Confidence of their own abilities to handle people at all levels Understanding of brand activation and shopper marketing Be a creative force on the account, bringing your own brand of creativity and creative thinking Be willing and able to make decisions and shoulder responsibility Bring marketing savvy from a Retail, FMCG, Brand or Design background A problem solver, able to take responsibility, and make things happen Excellent commercial skills, able to keep a tight reign on budgets A great collaborative attitude to getting the job done, working well with internal colleagues and clients alike Brand Savvy, and have an enquring mind Great presentation skills Work in total harmony with the SAD, and be comfortable dealing with remote communication 07 July 2014 15:03:05 +0000 Art Director Retail/fmcg Art Director - based Leeds We are searching for a highly talented and passionate individual who loves working on Consumer Brands . We don’t just want somebody who can do the great creative, we want a thinker and an inspirer, someone who speaks with authority and knowledge about their work, and fires up their colleagues and clients with enthusiasm. You will be required to create brand activation campaigns and ideas that will ultimately either drive sales or footfall into store. You will have a good grasp of the shopper journey and how to communicate during each stage, as well as an understanding of retail brands. You will also be able to scamp ideas as we often need to present ideas in this way. In addition, you will need to be fully mac conversant (CS Suite) with an eye for type and layout / design. The nature of the work requires fast turn-around – therefore we require someone who can turn jobs around fast and under pressure. This is a friendly, fun and fast paced studio that will not only provide the successful candidate with an enjoyable working environment but also the ability to progress and develop If the role sounds good to you please make contact and let us have your CV and work samples. 07 July 2014 15:03:48 +0000 Senior Account Executive Retail/fmcg This creatively led Retail/fmcg specialist agency is looking for a Senior Account Executive to work with a busy team of account handlers looking after major brands. They are looking for someone with is fully up to speed with all aspects of the creative/print/production process, works well with clients and who can handle a demanding workload. They are looking for someone who : Is an excpetional project manager Is meticulous Is a problem solver capable of lateral thinking to get the job done Can multi-task, and manage multiple projects through their natural organisational ability supported by their admin and IT skills Is good at building and maintaining strong relationships Is happy to go the extra mile to get things done 04 July 2014 17:05:11 +0000 Marketing Campaign Manager The company This instantly recognisable fashion brand is on the hunt for a superstar Marketing Campaign Manager to join their vibrant team based in Yorkshire. The role Reporting to the Head of Marketing, the Marketing Campaign Manager will be responsible for the development of online and offline marketing strategies across everything from catalogues and brand materials to video blogs and social media campaigns. This company requires somebody who has the creative talents to entice an original audience through effective business to consumer marketing techniques. The person The successful Marketing Campaign Manager will have an extensive background within a marketing environment, ideally within the fashion industry but this is not essential. A good solid background in both online and offline marketing is essential for this role as well as exceptional organisation skills that can be fully utilised within this well known fashion brand. In return, the company will offer a completive salary and excellent career prospects within a lucrative company. So if you are an Account Manager in an agency or a Marketing Executive in a client side organisation, send in your CV for a confidential chat. 04 July 2014 10:10:43 +0000 Packaging Artwork Quality Control Specialist A specialist packaging artwork & repro company based in West Yorkshire is looking for an Artwork Quality Control Specialist to join their studio. You will need previous experience of quality control within a packaging artwork environment and also dealing with high profile clients. It is essential that you have excellent attention to detail, a good understanding of brand guidelines and an eye for design. Key qualities will include a commitment to quality, a high degree of attention to detail, a keen eye to make sure brand guidelines are adhered to and a good understanding of various print processes. Full in-house training will be provided for working practices and specific client brand guidelines. 03 July 2014 09:09:23 +0000 Account Manager Our client is a leading integrated Manchester agency. Following continued growth, they are looking for an Account Manager to join the team. We're on the hunt for an Account Manager with a minimum of 2 years agency experience to work on one of their key retail accounts. The account is really through the line but as Account Manager you will work on a number of in store marketing campaigns - predominantly Point of Sale and some experiential campaigns too.  This is a great agency and you'll work with some of the best marketers in the region.  You must be used to working at a very fast pace, be extremely organised with solid project management skills and also have good knowledge of the production process. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.  02 July 2014 09:09:38 +0000 Account Manager This is a brand new role for a talented Account Manager to work within this reputable integrated marketing agency, renowned for both quality and innovation. The last 12 months has seen this agency going from strength to strength with significant investment, specifically within the account handling team. Having recently been appointed the leading agency for a global consumer brand, they are looking for a proven Account Manager to join one of their biggest account teams. As a full time member on this account, they are looking for someone to manage and support this worldwide brand and ensure outstanding delivery across a range disciplines. You will be a passionate, dynamic and dedicated individual, with solid integrated through the line experience, with a proven track record of excellent project and financial management and establishing superb client relationships. As an Account Manager you will be required to take new projects on and manage them from start to finish, whilst being the first point of contact for the client on a day to day basis. They are looking for a real self-starter, someone who will be able to hit the ground running, understand the clients needs, and be able demonstrate a good creative eye for this growing account. In return for this role, you be will offered a competitive salary, as well as a number of great benefits, not to mention, working within one of the UK’s leading agencies.