The Drum Jobs 17 October 2014 09:09:33 +0000 Brand Planner My client is a hugely successful consultancy with a fantastic portfolio of clients across all sectors, including FMCG, Retail and Financial Services. Working with clients that genuinely want to innovate and grow, this agency is currently looking to recruit a Senior Brand Planner to help deliver across an exceptionally diverse range of brands. As a senior Planner, this role will see you working with brands who are focused on making change in their business by providing new products, new services and new approaches to problems. Your role will be to help facilitate that change and bring your knowledge and insight for these brands. You will work across 3 main areas: brand and product innovation and customer experience. To be considered for this role you must be able to demonstrate: • Strategic approach to business • A deep understanding of marketing and consumers • Expert level facilitation skills • Brilliant communications skills • Strong idea generation skills • Leadership and relationship building skills A fantastic opportunity to join this leading agency working across an array of clients. 17 October 2014 09:09:51 +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. 17 October 2014 09:09:18 +0000 Senior Account Director This is a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Account Director to join this leading full service advertising agency with a network of offices across the UK. As part of its continued relationship with a long standing client they now require a proven AD to work on site at their offices. Reporting into the MD, you will head up a group within the client services team working across this instantly recognisable brand. You will facilitate and lead client service activity across your group and build, develop and strengthen client relationships. You will also support your team and focus on the strategic development of the group and its service provision as a whole. Your key responsibilities will include: Ultimate responsibility for allocated client accounts Day to day management of the team Provide strategic context for all client work produced Efficient leadership, management and strategic contribution to the new business process You will need to have a strong strategic background and be a natural business developer with clients as new business pitches are essential to the role. You must have previous agency experience, and get a kick out of creating work that will deliver creative innovation and return on investment for the agencies high profile clients. Retail or FMCG is essential. 10 October 2014 11:11:32 +0000 Account Director Exciting opportunity for an experienced Account Director to join a leading marketing agency to manage some of their flagship accounts. This well established integrated agency has an excellent reputation for helping clients transform their businesses, offering a range of services from advertising, to PR, social media and digital. They are proudly independent meaning that their strong team of creatives have the freedom to push boundaries when developing creative strategy and can deliver great results time and time again. Servicing a broad range of clients across many sectors, this highly respectable agency is never short of business. As they continue to grow they now find themselves needing a new Account Director to come on board. You will need to be an experienced Account Director with a proven ability to grow accounts; someone who is commercially aware and able to drive profitable growth.. Plus you’ll have an instinctive knack for developing compelling strategy, with the drive and passion to excite clients with your ideas and the results they could yield. You’ll also need to be a natural leader who can motivate and develop a talented team of account handlers. In terms of background, we’ll need you to have a demonstrable track record of delivering integrated campaigns for recognised consumer brands. Any retail/fmcg, leisure or automotive experience would certainly be extremely valuable. It’s not essential though, as good marketers at this level should be able to apply themselves to new sectors and be flying along in no time. If you’re a... 10 October 2014 07:07:23 +0000 Group Account Director - top agency in Manchester Our client is a leading Manchester agency. With an integrated offering, they have one of the most impressive client rosters in the region.  Following continued growth of a flagship retail client, we are searching for a Group Account Director to join the team.  To be considered for this role, you must already be operating at the Group Account/Senior Account Director level with a pedigree agency track record over the course of your career.  You will have held significant people and budget responsibility and you will be credible and skilled in managing senior level client contacts.  As Group Account Director you will work on a top retail account and previous experience in this sector is desirable.  What is essential, is that you have a lot of experience leading TV and Print advertising campaigns with superb creative and strategic ability and with a very commercial focus. This level of role is not often seen in the North West, it's a terrific opportunity to work on a high profile account both within the agency and the country.  You'll have the opportunity to work with some of the most talented creatives in the region and this agency regularly wins awards for their outstanding advertising campaigns.  We are particularly keen to speak to individuals with retail client experience.  To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.  07 October 2014 14:02:59 +0000 Senior Account Executive Our client is a leading Manchester agency. Long established and an agency who work with some top B2C and B2B brands across the UK.  With an integrated offering, they specialise in design and branding and in marketing communications, with a particular emphasis on digital and online marketing.  We're seeking a Senior Account Executive to join the team and to be considered for this role, it is likely that you are currently an Account Executive in another agency with 12-18 months experience - ideally a second jobber.  You'll know your way around a creative brief, be able to work directly with clients and to project manage a campaign from concept to completion.  You'll work on branding campaigns, development of email or direct marketing campaigns, web development and print advertising - it's essential that you are an all rounder who can multi-task and that you have excellent attention to detail. The agency is one with a very good retention of staff - we very seldom see roles here and they offer terrific career and development training opportunities.  The work life balance is good and it's a sociable team.  You'll work on a mix of clients - financial and professional services but also consumer projects too. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.  31 October 2014 12:12:46 +0000 Client Services Director – Sydney Australia Salary circa Aus $150k One of Australia’s premier brand and design agencies is seeking a talented senior suit to join their team. You’ll be leading a close-knit team of Account Service with responsibility for mentoring and nurturing them, and will be able to run profitable and sustainable accounts. You’ll deal directly with senior clients and should be have outstanding client management skills. Brand strategy should be part of your DNA, along with the ability to inspire outstanding brand design work. As part of the senior management of the agency you’ll work on new business and provide general leadership and guidance to the agency. This agency is highly respected through the Design world, with an amazing pedigree of exceptional work for iconic Australian brands. Your background should incorporate agency experience, including in a Corporate design environment or maybe also in advertising. You’ll be part of a fresh and dynamic team, led by their passion for great work and building their client’s brands. Located in a buzzing inner-city spot with public transport and great cafs right nearby. 29 October 2014 18:06:24 +0000 Account Director BTL - Global Toolkits - Creative Agency An Creative advertising agency are looking for a solid AD to build a relationship with one of their key Clients and deliver creative and strategic Global BTL Toolkits. You will be responsible for leading the account, bringing on board the right talent at the right time, building strong relationships internally to get the right people on board for your campaigns and strive for best in practice to deliver great work. Channels are a mix of POS, drive to store experiential, digital, social media and some instore digital or video. Whatever it is you can choose from a pool of super talented people with skills across 3D modelling, Art Direction, Copywriting, Strategic planners, Retail Creative Designers, Retouchers and in house experts on art buying and project management to get your campaigns created and bought into by local markets. Your background can be from the Telco, Alcohol, Tobacco or Automotive sectors where you would have a solid understanding of the retail environment and worked with designers on window displays, in store retail fixtures and semi and permanent POS. You might have come from a design agency background or a packaging agency looking to get more experience in advertising. Whatever your background and experience you will be passionate about producing great work and able to build relationships with key people in the agency. Send in your CV today. Interviews are taking place this week and next. If you are successful in this application we will get in touch within 48 hours. 29 October 2014 10:10:03 +0000 Print Production Assistant Print Production Assistant, Northampton, ON APPLICATION My client based in Northampton are looking to fill a 15mth mat cover role within their expansive internal Creative team. This position is accountable for ensuring that all ad-hoc print literature is produced on time, in line with the print schedules and that these are available in the relevant places in readiness for distribution. This position will be the key contact for regional ad-hoc design pieces and will will manage the lifecycle of each print piece from initial quotation through to completion, including the creation of schedules for all design & print pieces. The role will also require the update of Job Bags on a daily basis to ensure all information is up to date and will be the key contact for UK delivery bags and customer order slips. What you'll do.. - Design/print project management, liaising with vendors, market contacts to ensure literature is produced on time for distribution to the Representative - Print cost management, ensuring the literature is produced within budget, the Job Bag database is constantly updated, POs are produced and supplied to vendors in a timely fashion - Schedule management for UK Sale Flyers, ad-hoc pieces & Product Photography & Layout Work. Working with relevant departments to produce work around solutions when required - Stock control (UK only), management of print stocks to ensure 100% order & unit fill for Representatives What you will be able to do ... Co-ordinating with all areas of the Business, ensuring that all ad-hoc design/print jobs are on... 28 October 2014 09:09:12 +0000 Account Manager One of the most unique agencies around is looking for an Account Manager to join their impressive team. Based in the West Midlands this growing agency was founded on pure talent and needs more of it to cope with growing demand! As an agency they’re extremely dynamic and forward thinking, with a flat structures and a fundamental belief that every employee is important and each play an important part in the smooth running of the agency. They’re looking for an Account Manager with a proven marketing agency background to join the team and hit the ground running. Working across a selection of impressive accounts you’ll work closely with the creative team to be involved from the initial strategic planning of briefs through to project management and delivery. You’ll have the opportunity to be hands on across the full mix of marketing activity for a broad portfolio of brands and be part of an enthusiastic team who work incredibly hard to achieve their goals but have plenty of fun in the process. You’ll manage clients day-to-day so must have well-honed communications skills and a natural ability to form strong relationships, which will ultimately help grow accounts and secure additional business. Truly excellent role with brilliant prospects and one that really doesn't come around too often. If you think you've got what they need then send your CV today! 22 October 2014 11:11:43 +0000 Junior / Midweight Retail Designer – Award winning Agency Junior / Midweight Retail Designer – West End – Award winning Creative Agency A global creative agency in the heart of West London are on the lookout for a junior to midweight designer to join their talented design team. You will be part of award winning agency producing retail solutions across in store environments. Working with clients across FMCG to telecom brands you will be reporting directly into the design manager. The creative agency offers a relaxed but fast paced environment and are looking for someone to work within their retail sector across seasonal campaigns, POS through to Digital. This creative agency is looking for someone who can work closely with their artwork studio to bring creative ideas to real life. The right candidate for this position must have -A minimum of 2 years agency or in-house experience. -Exposure to retail. -Experience working across promotions and retail campaigns. -Confidence to deal with clients. But above everything else the right candidate will have a positive attitude and have bags of enthusiasm. 23,000 - 27,000 + really good benefits For further information regarding this position please contact Surfraz@Twist on 07411777226 / 20 October 2014 18:06:10 +0000 SAM TWIST have a great opportunity for an ambitious AM/SAM who wants to work across a fully integrated booze account, working across everything from sales promotion, brand activation, experiential campaigns through digital and press work too! You will have had exposure already to fully integrated campaigns within either the alcohol, youth marketing or FMCG marketing place and have at least a years experience as a Senior Account Manager. This is a new account win for the business so if you are looking for a new challenge and want to be part of a fast growing team and business then this could be a great role for you. The agency as a whole is 55 strong and work across all channels and have particular strength within the youth brands sector, working on some of the coolest street brands out there. This agency have a family feel and love to promote from within, so if your current agency are still not seeing your undoubted potential then this could be the right agency for you. TWIST have lots of new roles at the moment so if you are on the lookout for something new drop me a line at for a confidential chat. 20 October 2014 10:10:46 +0000 Account Director - top Manchester agency Our client is a leading integrated agency who are looking for a talented Account Director.  Following continued growth, we're on the lookout for someone with a pedigree agency background and who has integrated campaign management experience.  We're looking for an Account Director to head up a couple of key accounts and it's essential that you have some people management skills as you will manage a couple of Account Managers and Executives. We're looking for an Account Director who has well honed strategy and planning skills but who is also very hands on and happy to get stuck into the day to day running of campaigns too.  The agency is full service and we're looking for an Account Director who is as comfortable managing design & branding campaigns, sales promotions, digital marketing and traditional advertising. It's a very friendly team environment with a national presence. The agency is very well established and they offer great promotion opportunities and a good benefits package.  We're looking to interview you ASAP so if this is of interest, please get in touch with Fiona Christian today. 19 October 2014 20:08:49 +0000 Senior Account Director/Group Account Director One of the world's best known Advertising and communications agencies are looking to add to their senior team with an addition of a established Senior Account Director/Group Account Director to head up one of their newest wins, a global telecoms accounts. If you have already led a talented client services team who have managed campaigns which range from multi-channel brand campaigns through to international brand launches then this will be exciting opportunity to lead and build a new team here. This one off opportunity is to head up the team that are managing all creative output for a global telecoms brand across all channels as well as managing the relationships from everyone from the ATL agency through to other integrated agencies too. This is the fastest growing division of this particular global name, with the majority of their expansion being within their international client base so if you have had that type of exposure then you will be at the front of the queue for this role. TWIST are really busy at the moment so if you are looking for a new role or just want to have a confidential chat then contact me on 18 October 2014 18:06:43 +0000 Senior Planner - Solar Parks Senior Planner - Solar Parks Location: Warrington Salary: Negotiable Entrust is a leading Chartered Town Planning Consultancy with significant expertise in infrastructure planning matters, primarily solar, wind and telecommunications. We provide services on a significant number of projects across the UK & Ireland. We are also developing our services internationally. We are currently seeking a full time Senior Planner to join our team with ideally 3 years or more solar park planning experience and other renewable energy/telecoms experience would be an advantage. A minimum 4 years planning experience is required. Entrust is experienced in providing a turnkey planning and environmental service for large scale solar, medium onshore wind and telecommunications rollouts. We enable 'shovel ready' sites for development, which includes an initial desktop GIS constraints analysis, planning feasibility studies, planning applications and EIA's up until discharge of planning conditions. We provide a number of in-house specialist environmental reports. The role will focus initially on providing project management, planning and EIA expertise for the rollout of a portfolio of solar parks across the country. This role is expected to then develop into a UK management position across the company which is an excellent career opportunity for the sought after highly ambitious candidate. Entrust is looking for a creative and highly motivated team player who has the ability to manage complex and challenging renewable energy projects. Candidates must be able to demonstrate... 17 October 2014 09:09:05 +0000 Design Director –Brand design Agency – West End – London Design Director –Brand design Agency – West End – London A global packaging brand agency in the heart of West London are on the lookout for an experienced design director to join their independent agency. Working with international FMCG brands including Cosmetics, Food and confectionery this agency is regarded as one of the most influential design agencies in the UK currently. The design director will be required to lead by example inspire and motivate the creative teams to perform amazing work and mentor emerging creative talents. You would also be supporting other Design Directors and Creative Directors on various pitches and insuring creative excellence throughout the design process. Must haves Experience working with international brands. Must be from a top brand agency. Must have a minimum of 8 years packaging design experience. Must be articulate, presentable and confident in working on briefs from concept stage through to delivery. This independent agency is hugely respected within the packaging design field. They have one of the highest retention of staff within the industry. Creatively they are coming up with work that is pushing boundaries consistently and in turn winning various awards. Benefits include private health care, life insurance, gym membership and pension scheme contribution. 55000 - 65000 +Benefits For further information regarding this position please contact 16 October 2014 17:05:26 +0000 Middweight Designer - Retail & fmcg Middweight Designer - Retail Communications Our clients are looking to find a talented and innovative Conceptual Middweight Designer to join their busy creative team as a result of recent new business wins. The biggest factor is that you MUST have a portfolio which demonstrates your passion and experience for Retail Communications, and showcases your thinking and approach to answering challenging briefs . You’ll be adding strength and depth to an already busy and highly motivated team of creatives who work with a client service team who share their commitment to exceeding clients’ expectations in everything they do. You are likely to have a minimum of 3 years relevant industry experience within a busy creative studio environment, and have a portfolio that displays your talents which obviously will include lovingly crafted creative work. Added to this your portfolio of work will show your thinking, your understanding of how brands communicate with consumers and above all that you love your work. The ideal things we’d like to see are : Branding Brand Activation Promotions Packaging In-store Experiential In return you’ll be working with a young, dynamic and client focused team who are all working towards a bright and successful future for the agency and themselves. If this sounds like it could be just up your street, then get in touch with us and send us a CV and some work samples. We’ll get right back to you with further information. 16 October 2014 16:04:48 +0000 Senior Designer Brands Senior Designer Based Leeds Salary c£30-35k neg Great location, rewarding work, lovely colleagues, challenging clients all combine in this role within a creative brand-led agency looking to find a talented, innovative Senior Designer who is sees their work as their craft. The role requires: A talented conceptually-led designer, someone who can tell a story, who is able to visualise and take a job from brief to implementation. Someone who “gets” brands. A thinker who is proud of their craft. Someone who can help to develop more junior members of the creative team. Someone with a good mix of experience in design projects. Flexibility, you will be working on a variety of client projects from Retail to fmcg, Branding to Corporate. A portfolio of work that demonstrates how you think about and approach your work, so we’d like to see how you generate your ideas.   14 October 2014 15:03:53 +0000 Middleweight Designer An outstanding Middleweight Designer required immediately to work on some of the most prestigious and well known retail clients. his incredible retail agency are on the lookout for a talented Middleweight Designer to join their incredible creative team. With two offices in the UK they are expanding and looking to work with the best of the best. Working on some leading retail accounts this agency covers POS, Digital and Brand advertising campaigns. As the Middleweight Designer you will be fully immersed into the incredible client base this retail agency already holds. Being passionate about new and innovative design as well as wanting to learn about the mechanics of the agency and clients will not just be required but promoted! This is a role for someone looking for the next step in their career in the agency world. The perfect Middleweight Designer will have a passion for seeing projects from concept all the way through to the completion and final product. Evidence of campaign design would be advantageous alongside experience in a retail agency environment. A passion for creative concepts is a must with the ability to demonstrate this in your portfolio. Is this you? Send your CV and Portfolio to 13 October 2014 17:05:04 +0000 Senior Designer An outstanding Senior Designer required immediately to work on some of the most prestigious and well known retail clients. This award winning retail agency are on the lookout for a talented Senior Designer to join their incredible creative team. With two offices in the UK they are expanding and looking to work with the best of the best. Working on some leading retail accounts this agency covers big POS, press and brand advertising campaigns. This Senior Designer will be working in the middle of the creative team along with designers, art directors and copywriters. You will be working across all the agency’s clients and need to be able to confidently take on a big brand’s campaign brief and run with it. This is the perfect role for somebody looking to really take a step up in their career! The perfect Senior Designer needs be a true conceptualist. Although able to jump onto a mac and execute beautiful design, your main strengths need to be in concepts and ideas. This agency are winning more and more big client pitches every day, so you must be able to hit the ground running with big budget campaign briefs. Sound too good to be true? Send you portfolio and CV in to us now! 11 October 2014 08:08:40 +0000 Junior Account Director - Macclesfield Our client is a small but perfectly formed integrated agency based in Macclesfield.  We're looking for a Senior Account Mananger who is keen to step up a level and take on more responsibility. It is important that you have a solid agency background with plenty of client facing experience. As Junior Account Director, you will lead 4 key client accounts and whilst we're looking for someone with good strategy and planning skills, you will also be hands on in the day to day management of the client and their campaigns.  We're looking for an all-rounder, someone who is as happy working on a Design and Branding campaign as they are on DM or Digital.  You'll have well honed marketing communications skills - not just someone who can get a campaign from concept to completion and you will have a strong appreciation for all things creative and a passion for advertising and branding. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.  10 October 2014 16:04:16 +0000 Senior Artworker A boutique branding and design agency based in a buzzing suburb in Leeds have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Creative Artworker. Although small in size there is nothing small about the clients that this Branding and Design Agency work with. From retailers, theatre and the arts to massive worldwide events they are responsible for the re-positioning and rebranding of some really exciting brands and projects. As the Senior Creative Artworker you will be working on the biggest client this agency holds. Working alongside the Designers you will be an integral part of the design process from start to end ensuring all aspects of the brief are met. This role is essential to the company’s growth and expansion so if you want a long term role in the creative industry look no further. The perfect Senior Creative Artworker will have extensive experience in branding, a comprehensive understanding of the Adobe Creative Suite and Cinema 4D, previous agency experience and the ability to work on a variety of projects. This is a senior role for a renowned agency so anyone without the relevant in experience in branding, image retouching, brochures or packaging need not apply. Does this sound like you? Send you portfolio and CV to 10 October 2014 08:08:16 +0000 Account Manager - Experiential Our client is long established in Manchester and one of the most creative agencies in town.  Whilst design & branding is at the core of their offering, they are presently working within the experiential space and they have probably the most impressive client roster in town.  Every brand that they work with is world renowned and instantly recognisable.  Following continued growth, we're looking for an Account Manager to join the team.  Essentially you'll have plenty of agency experience and be well versed in managing the creative briefing process. However, within this agency, you'll have more creative input than most and you'll be expected to contribute to the innovative process here.  Ideally we would like to talk to candidates who have experience of managing experiential campaigns for FMCG brands.  It's essential that you have a passion for advertising and brands and that you have excellent client management skills. To find out more about this agency who are regularly talked about as the best in Manchester, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.  10 October 2014 07:07:42 +0000 Account Managers/Senior Account Managers Our client is a leading agency in Manchester. Following continued growth of one of their flagship clients, we are looking to boost their client services team with an Account Manager and Senior Account Manager.  To be considered for these roles, we are looking for classic client services individuals who have pedigree agency backgrounds  - minimum 3 years.  We're looking for individuals who excel in developing a creative brief and managing the process with creatives and studio.  You'll be working on a top retail account which is very fast paced so it's essential that you can multi-task, are super organised and that you have excellent attention to detail.  The work is integrated and encompasses a lot of print, in-store, promotional and TV work.  Some of the most talented creatives in the region work in this agency and they constantly win awards for their work.  It's an agency where it's possible to have a good work life balance - but very much a work hard and play hard environment. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.  09 October 2014 11:11:45 +0000 Trade Marketing Manager Our client is a leading sports manufacturer based just outside Manchester. Following continued expansion, they are seeking a Trade Marketing Manager to join the team.  To be considered for this role we'd love to speak to candidates who have experience of running trade marketing campaigns for sports or other FMCG brands.  As Trade Marketing Manager you will lead the marketing relationships with retailers across UK & Ireland. You'll have solid retail sector knowledge and will be used to working alongside sales teams to maximise the achievement of business goals.  You will manage a small team so previous management experience is required.   This is a terrific opportunity with a global sports brand.  You'll be out and about much of the time visiting retailers and implementing marketing campaigns so the role comes with a company car too. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.