The Drum Jobs http://www.thedrum.co.uk/jobs/rss/ 13 April 2018 16:04:21 +0000 Account Manager/SAM (Fixed-term) http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/184281/Account%2520Manager%2FSAM%2520%28Fixed-term%29.html A successful (and very busy) north-west agency is looking for an AM/SAM to look after some of their best-known accounts on a (longish) fixed-term contract basis. To be considered, you'll need to be (at least) an established AM, with a wide range of TTL experience and proven strategic know-how. You’ll be hands-on, creative, brand-literate and highly commercial (with a keen eye for the bottom line). And you must be skilled in managing above- and below-the-line campaigns for high-profile advertisers. This is a great opportunity join a top team, working on some great accounts. And there are longer-term prospects for the right person. Call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV to advertising.resources@btopenworld.com 11 April 2018 15:03:40 +0000 Senior Account Manager - creative agency in Manchester http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/184167/Senior%2520Account%2520Manager%2520-%2520creative%2520agency%2520in.html Our client is a top integrated agency in Manchester with a strong creative output and impressive roster of blue chip clients. Following continued growth, they are seeking a Senior Account Manager to join the team. To be considered for this role, we are looking for either an established SAM or someone who is a longstanding Account Manager who believes they are currently doing a SAM role without the job title! The agency work through the line and we are looking for an all-rounder. Someone who is as happy working on print advertising as they are POS or digital. It's a very sociable agency where it is possible to have a good work life balance. The agency are very strong on career development and staff retention so there will be plenty of opportunities for promotion. We're particularly keen to speak to individuals who have retail or trade sector experience. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.   10 April 2018 15:03:41 +0000 Head of Activation/Business Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/184108/Head%2520of%2520Activation%2FBusiness%2520Director.html Top midlands agency are recruiting for an experienced Activation leader to build and lead a team delivering integrated shopper and experiential projects in our Solihull office. Our Approach: Nowadays, a one-size-fits-all mentality is no longer enough. Neither is simple communications integration. We need to move beyond integration to genuine communications and channel neutrality. That’s why we offer a 360-style service - delivered by best-in-class discipline specialists under one roof . Skills & experience Educated to graduate level or equivalent Excellent communication skills - both written and verbal PC literate You will have worked agency side on Activation, Experiential, Shopper or Customer marketing accounts, or client-side within an activation role at a senior level with 8-10 years of experience Commercial nous, ideally with management of a group of accounts or departmental P&L Strong business development experience to help deliver continued growth of this significant activation offering Essential As well as being an all-round activation expert, we’re looking for someone who understands the role activation channels play in delivering best-in-class brand experience Well versed in Shopper and Consumer and Experiential insights Familiarity with the Big 4 UK grocers, with experience in landing brand campaigns within their owned channels Experience of landing a range of events and experiential activity, from sampling to big festival activation for FMCG brands Familiarity of brand ambassador and staff training also... 05 April 2018 10:10:41 +0000 Senior Account Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/183856/Senior%2520Account%2520Manager.html An exciting opportunity in a top agency… One of the north-west’s best agencies is looking to recruit a high-calibre SAM, in order to help them manage existing workloads and stimulate further growth. You’ll be working on brand-building (and brand-response) campaigns, and should already be an established, fully-integrated and well-rounded SAM with a wide range of experience and proven strategic know-how. You’ll be hands-on, creative, brand-literate and highly commercial (with a keen eye for the bottom line). If this sounds like you, please get in touch ASAP. This is a great opportunity for a top performer. Call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV to advertising.resources@btopenworld.com 20 March 2018 17:05:14 +0000 Account Manager - creative agency in Manchester http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/182625/Account%2520Manager%2520-%2520creative%2520agency%2520in%2520Manchester.html 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 and trade sectors, however, this is desirable rather than essential. You'll have experience across Branding, Press, DM, Leaflets, SP and Digital 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. 13 March 2018 14:02:37 +0000 Brand Planner, global advertising agency, Manchester http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/182376/Brand%2520Planner%2C%2520global%2520advertising%2520agency%2C.html Our client is a leading integrated agency based in Manchester. Following a number of new client wins, we are now seeking a Brand Planner to join the team.  The role would suit an established Junior Planner with around 2-3 years experience who is keen to progress to midweight and to fast track their career.  It is essential that you have agency experience and that you are used to running qual and quant research projects and developing insight that will feed the creative proposition. Working as part of a well established planning team, you will work with some top brands across the FMCG, retail and leisure sectors.  You'll be working with some of the top Creatives in the region and the agency is very well respected - a sound career move!  To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP. 20 April 2018 09:09:54 +0000 Senior Brand Planner - great creative agency in Manchester http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/184535/Senior%2520Brand%2520Planner%2520-%2520great%2520creative%2520agency%2520in.html Our client is a well established integrated agency based in Manchester. With a predominantly B2B client base, they work on global marketing campaigns for some great blue chip brands.  This is a very creative agency where all activity is underpinned by strong strategic insight and research.  We're looking for a Senior Brand Planner to join the team in a role which will progress to Head of Planning in time. To be considered for this role, we're looking for a Brand Planner with a traditional agency background and who has over 5 years experience.  We're looking for a Brand Planner who loves the industry and who loves coming up with the research and insight that creates the 'idea' for integrated campaigns.  You should have knowledge of all marketing channels and be just as comfortable with digital planning as you are for above the line media.  This is clearly a client facing role so you will be used to working with a variety of stakeholders and will be credible operating at a senior level.  The agency is currently undergoing a growth spurt and they have a very exciting roster of new and existing clients to get stuck into.  It is a very happy agency, very sociable with a real work hard, play hard vibe.  To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.  19 April 2018 11:11:17 +0000 Digital Account Executive http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/184497/Digital%2520Account%2520Executive.html Account Executive Manchester City Centre (Northern Quarter) Salary up to 23k This is a great opportunity to join an amazing full service agency. The agency is made up of three teams - Branding, Web Dev and Digital Media and they have one of the coolest offices in Manchester, complete with a massive office bar! They work with some exciting household names, and you will be working with a very well-known national bar brand. The role Act as a key point of contact for both the client as well as internally, coordinating the delivery of a highly responsive, efficient and effective service. Manage and deliver work streams on schedule and within budget - always working to the agencies core values and standards of delivery and expectations. You will work closely with the Client Services team and your Account Director to flag new business opportunities and projects as well as any risks or issues. Handle financial management effectively, tracking budgets and costs as well as raising invoices in line with agreed milestones. Take responsibility for regular reporting to both our clients and the internal team. Be able to confidently take ownership of the work streams and confident in negotiating timescales and budgets. You will participate in weekly internal meetings to plan in resource in advance of planned work streams. You will have an understanding of digital marketing and web development to enable you to prioritise and brief the team in a timely and effective manner. What do you need A good understanding of digital marketing (especially... 19 April 2018 11:11:21 +0000 Marketing Account Executive http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/184496/Marketing%2520Account%2520Executive.html Account Executive Manchester City Centre (Northern Quarter) Salary up to 23k This is a great opportunity to join an amazing full service agency. The agency is made up of three teams - Branding, Web Dev and Digital Media and they have one of the coolest offices in Manchester, complete with a massive office bar! They work with some exciting household names, and you will be working with a very well-known national bar brand. The role Act as a key point of contact for both the client as well as internally, coordinating the delivery of a highly responsive, efficient and effective service. Manage and deliver work streams on schedule and within budget - always working to the agencies core values and standards of delivery and expectations. You will work closely with the Client Services team and your Account Director to flag new business opportunities and projects as well as any risks or issues. Handle financial management effectively, tracking budgets and costs as well as raising invoices in line with agreed milestones. Take responsibility for regular reporting to both our clients and the internal team. Be able to confidently take ownership of the work streams and confident in negotiating timescales and budgets. You will participate in weekly internal meetings to plan in resource in advance of planned work streams. You will have an understanding of digital marketing and web development to enable you to prioritise and brief the team in a timely and effective manner. What do you need A good understanding of digital marketing (especially... 18 April 2018 23:11:34 +0000 FTI Consulting - Digital and Analytics | Senior Consultant http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/184477/FTI%2520Consulting%2520-%2520Digital%2520and%2520Analytics%2520%7C%2520Senior.html ABOUT THE COMPANY: FTI Consulting is an independent global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organisations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional. With more than 4,600 professionals located in most major business centres in the world, we work closely with clients every day across the business cycle - from proactive risk management to the ability to respond rapidly to unexpected events and dynamic environments Our workforce includes numerous PhDs, MBAs, CPAs, CFEs, JDs, and technologists with expertise across a broad range of industries including financial services, insurance, retail, automotive, chemicals, construction solutions, communications, media and entertainment, electricity, healthcare, energy, real estate and life sciences. Since our founding in 1982, clients have turned to us for high-stakes issues that require specialized expertise. Our Performance Analytics practice core areas of expertise are in Analytics & Data Management, Process Excellence, Customer Value Management, Strategic Design & Implementation and Digital. The practice has over 50 passionate, innovative and committed specialists across UK and Ireland whom have a successful track record of providing multidisciplinary solutions to complex challenges and opportunities for large corporates across industry sectors. Our reputation is built on the professionalism, creativity and expertise that our team consistently deliver. The Performance Analytics Practice is looking to expand its UK team... 18 April 2018 23:11:34 +0000 FTI Consulting - Digital and Analytics - Senior Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/184480/FTI%2520Consulting%2520-%2520Digital%2520and%2520Analytics%2520-%2520Senior.html ABOUT THE COMPANY FTI Consulting is an independent global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organisations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional. With more than 4,600 professionals located in most major business centres in the world, we work closely with clients every day across the business cycle - from proactive risk management to the ability to respond rapidly to unexpected events and dynamic environments Our workforce includes numerous PhDs, MBAs, CPAs, CFEs, JDs, and technologists with expertise across a broad range of industries including financial services, insurance, retail, automotive, chemicals, construction solutions, communications, media and entertainment, electricity, healthcare, energy, real estate and life sciences. Since our founding in 1982, clients have turned to us for high-stakes issues that require specialized expertise. Our Performance Analytics practice core areas of expertise are in Analytics & Data Management, Process Excellence, Customer Value Management, Strategic Design & Implementation and Digital. The practice has over 50 passionate, innovative and committed specialists across UK and Ireland whom have a successful track record of providing multidisciplinary solutions to complex challenges and opportunities for large corporates across industry sectors. Our reputation is built on the professionalism, creativity and expertise that our team consistently deliver. The Performance Analytics Practice is looking to expand its UK team... 17 April 2018 17:05:11 +0000 Mid-Weight Creative (Global B2B Creative Agency) http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/184412/Mid-Weight%2520Creative%2520%28Global%2520B2B%2520Creative%2520Agency%29.html Mid Weight Creative // B2B Design/Branding Agency // Central Leeds // Salary: Up to £35,000 As a risk taking design agency quality is extremely important, we strive for the best! We’ve doubled in size in 2017 - One of the reasons for this is that we provide consistently high standard of work to each and every one of our clients. We are looking for an industry disrupting junior designer who isn’t scared to go against the grain, think outside of the box and delivery top quality design work.           A ‘can do attitude’ “We want a designer who can think, not just a mac operator.”           Self-starters “We celebrate the individuals within the agency who proactively come up with ideas and creative solution that improve the work, grow opportunities and win awards.”           Design Flair “The world is awash with mediocre designers. We’re not interested in any of them. We’re looking for people who have a passion for good design in all its many forms.”           Digital Innovation “We’re looking for designers with an appetite to try new things. They won’t always work, but unless we’re prepared to try we’ll never know.” Skillset Brilliant Ideas Excellent copywriting and art direction skills Adobe Creative suite skills (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) that are good enough to take work to presentation standards Basic PowerPoint/keynote... 16 April 2018 17:05:05 +0000 Strategic Planner - top Manchester agency http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/184356/Strategic%2520Planner%2520-%2520top%2520Manchester%2520agency.html Our client is a leading media agency based in Manchester. They're on the hunt for a strategic planner to join the team. We're open about the background of this person. You could be an experienced Media Planner with a background in media planning and background or you could be from a brand or account planning background. We're more interested in your strategic ability and your understanding of brands and we're looking for a senior strategist who can make insights actionable from all types of research. Who is Digitally savvy but understands all channels across paid, earned and owned. As Strategic Planner you'll be commercially astute and entrepreneurial with a minimum of 6 years agency experience. To find out more about this super opportunity where you will have the chance to work with global FMCG brands, please get in touch with Fiona Christian.   11 April 2018 15:03:52 +0000 Account Executive - top Manchester agency http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/184166/Account%2520Executive%2520-%2520top%2520Manchester%2520agency.html Our client is a leading integrated agency in Manchester and following continued growth, they are seeking an Account Executive to join the team. To be considered for this role, you need to be a Graduate with 6-12 months work experience, ideally in an agency environment. We're looking for an individual to come into a team where they work on a number of client accounts ranging from financial services to retail and DIY. This is a client facing role and you'll work closely with two Senior Account Managers so there is plenty of support and opportunity for progression. The campaigns that they work on are very varied - everything from advertising and brand development through to in-store material and online.  The agency is one of the longest established in Manchester and renowned for their strong roster of blue chip clients. They don't work silly hours but they do fantastic creative work, have lots of fun and socialise a lot.  To find out more, contact Fiona Christian ASAP. 11 April 2018 12:12:05 +0000 Senior Brand Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/184162/Senior%2520Brand%2520Manager.html EXCLUSIVE ROLE - Senior Brand Manager – 45,000 - 50,000 (potentially flex depending on experience) One of the world’s largest gaming companies is working with me exclusively to recruit a Senior Brand Manager who is an excellent collaborator, relationship builder and expert in paid media planning and strategy. Somebody from a gaming background who has done launch marketing would be perfect for this role, or someone who has worked for a media agency on gaming accounts, operating budgets of 1million+ Somebody who is a good presenter, authoritative and passionate about their work will take well to this role. In this role you will be going from planning to execution of multi million pound plans in under 6 months – so you’ll be very ‘on it’! You’ll work with PR, Digital and Social teams, as well as advertising and creative delivery through managing agency relationships. The commute is perfect for someone travelling from Waterloo – it’s literally 30 mins to the front door. George.thomas@majorplayers.co.uk OR 0207 8457 222 10 April 2018 17:05:25 +0000 Marketing Manager - Marketing Agency http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/184116/Marketing%2520Manager%2520-%2520Marketing%2520Agency.html Marketing Manager Manchester City Centre £30k - £35k depending on experience VR/06085   Are you a bright, talented communicator who is ambitious, dynamic and loves problem-solving? Reporting directly into the Managing Director you will be an essential part of driving agency growth. You won’t be afraid to get stuck in and get your hands dirty to deliver amazing results for the agency. Campaign Management for defined projects and marketing strategies throughout the year – these can be a combination of small monthly events, PR, digital channels, brand and thought leadership activities, social media will play a major part. Managing the reputation of the agency through industry recognition, showcasing great work, entering Awards and celebrating success through strategic marketing communications across all our online/offline channels. Measuring Success.  Measuring the performance of marketing campaigns and activities to demonstrate effective lead generation, sales or ROI and to regularly share these results with both the teams Essential to the role is to help drive new business for the agency – through creative and well thought out campaign strategies and deliverables to our top prospects and brands we’d love to work with as well as assiting on collateral for pitches. Embracing online and offline communities is a must to raise the agency profile. Managing local Social Media campaigns for clients.  This is an exciting time to join an agency in a period of growth and eventually manage a... 06 April 2018 18:06:57 +0000 Strategic Planner http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/183963/Strategic%2520Planner.html Havas Lynx is an award winning communications agency with offices in Manchester, London and New York. Our work focuses on healthcare matters and we ensure that our messages are informed, helpful, innovative and engaging through the development and application of robust insights. Across our UK offices we have a team of around 300 people who produce global marketing campaigns which truly enhance people’s lives. We’re pleased to be seeking an additional experienced Planner to join us, with potential for flexible working. As an agency, we rely on our Planners to be involved in the entirety of a project; from brand planning, through to campaign execution, evaluation and refinement. This is therefore a hands-on role and you will have an integral part to play. Working alongside Account Handlers, Medical Writers & Advisors, and Creatives, you’ll be heavily involved from the outset by designing, contributing to and delivering research projects, as well as working alongside client market research functions where required. As well as this you will be undertaking competitor and audience analysis, creative brief generation, campaign planning, measuring effectiveness and ensuring increasing levels of campaign success. Given our positioning and client base, this activity will be within the healthcare market – although previous experience in this sector isn’t essential, it would be beneficial. You may be from a market research background looking to switch your focus, and take your insights understanding further. Or perhaps an experienced account... 04 April 2018 13:01:01 +0000 Project Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/183727/Project%2520Manager.html FREELANCE PROJECT MANAGER - DESIGN & BRANDING AGENCY Our client, one of London’s most successful Branding & Design agencies is on the lookout for a freelance Project Manager to start asap. This agency, based in the heart of London is looking for a freelancer with at least 2-3 years experience who can pick things up instantly and hit the ground running. The right candidate will need to fulfil specific responsibilities, such as Day-to-day responsibility for managing clients, setting up and managing client time-lines, briefing projects into the studio, Liaising with internal teams to deliver projects, to ensure all jobs are processed correctly and monitor KPI performance targets. Previous client experience would also be very beneficial; developing and maintain client relationships, a deep understanding of the clients business and what they are looking to achieve and to manage client expectations in relation to project objectives, time lines and budgets. So if you think you'd be a good fit for the above, please feel free to send over your CV. Look forward to hearing from you. 02 April 2018 09:09:53 +0000 Junior Designer (Global B2B Creative Agency) http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/183623/Junior%2520Designer%2520%28Global%2520B2B%2520Creative%2520Agency%29.html Junior Designer (print/digital) // B2B Design Agency // City Centre London // Salary: Up to £30,000   As a risk taking design agency quality is extremely important, we strive for the best! We’ve doubled in size in 2017 - One of the reasons for this is that we provide consistently high standard of work to each and every one of our clients. We are looking for an industry disrupting junior designer who isn’t scared to go against the grain, think outside of the box and delivery top quality design work.           A ‘can do attitude’ “We want a designer who can think, not just a mac operator.”           Self-starters “We celebrate the individuals within the agency who proactively come up with ideas and creative solution that improve the work, grow opportunities and win awards.”           Design Flair “The world is awash with mediocre designers. We’re not interested in any of them. We’re looking for people who have a passion for good design in all its many forms.”           Digital Innovation “We’re looking for designers with an appetite to try new things. They won’t always work, but unless we’re prepared to try we’ll never know.”   Skillset Excellent design and spatial awareness skills. Excellent Adobe Creative Skills (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator). Good After Effects/Premier video skills.   This role is NOT to be missed...... 29 March 2018 17:05:40 +0000 Mid Weight Creative (Global B2B Creative Agency) http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/183400/Mid%2520Weight%2520Creative%2520%28Global%2520B2B%2520Creative%2520Agency%29.html Mid Weight Creative // B2B Design Agency // City Centre London // Salary: Up to £50,000 As a risk taking design agency quality is extremely important, we strive for the best! We’ve doubled in size in 2017 - One of the reasons for this is that we provide consistently high standard of work to each and every one of our clients. We are looking for an industry disrupting junior designer who isn’t scared to go against the grain, think outside of the box and delivery top quality design work.           A ‘can do attitude’ “We want a designer who can think, not just a mac operator.”           Self-starters “We celebrate the individuals within the agency who proactively come up with ideas and creative solution that improve the work, grow opportunities and win awards.”             Design Flair   “The world is awash with mediocre designers. We’re not interested in any of them. We’re looking for people who have a passion for good design in all its many forms.”           Digital Innovation “We’re looking for designers with an appetite to try new things. They won’t always work, but unless we’re prepared to try we’ll never know.”   Skillset Brilliant Ideas Excellent copywriting and art direction skills Adobe Creative suite skills (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) that are good enough to take work to presentation standards Basic... 29 March 2018 17:05:16 +0000 Junior Designer (Global B2B Creative Agency) http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/183399/Junior%2520Designer%2520%28Global%2520B2B%2520Creative%2520Agency%29.html Junior Designer (print/digital) // B2B Design Agency // City Centre London // Salary: Up to £30,000 As a risk taking design agency quality is extremely important, we strive for the best! We’ve doubled in size in 2017 - One of the reasons for this is that we provide consistently high standard of work to each and every one of our clients. We are looking for an industry disrupting junior designer who isn’t scared to go against the grain, think outside of the box and delivery top quality design work.           A ‘can do attitude’ “We want a designer who can think, not just a mac operator.”           Self-starters “We celebrate the individuals within the agency who proactively come up with ideas and creative solution that improve the work, grow opportunities and win awards.”           Design Flair “The world is awash with mediocre designers. We’re not interested in any of them. We’re looking for people who have a passion for good design in all its many forms.”           Digital Innovation “We’re looking for designers with an appetite to try new things. They won’t always work, but unless we’re prepared to try we’ll never know.”   Skillset Excellent design and spatial awareness skills. Excellent Adobe Creative Skills (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator). Good After Effects/Premier video skills.   This role is NOT to be missed...... 27 March 2018 14:02:45 +0000 Senior Account Manager - Full Service marketing agency http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/183244/Senior%2520Account%2520Manager%2520-%2520Full%2520Service%2520marketing.html Senior Account Manager / Account Manager Full Service Marketing agency Manchester City Centre £29,000 - £35,000   We're working exclusively with a dynamic and fast-growing agency in their search for an experienced marketing professional to manage and develop a number of existing and new fully integrated marketing client accounts. We're looking for excellent Senior Account Managers and proven Account Managers looking for their first SAM role.  Paying up to £35k this is your chance to join a rapidly growing team with an award-winning, leading complete communications agency in an exciting period of continued and focussed growth.  Based in the Manchester office, you’ll join an established marketing team within the broader agency.  If you know your print, CRM, ATL/BTL, web and digital, Social Media and PR and when and where to use them then this could be of interest.   As an instrumental part of the continuing success of the agency you will: Act as the day to day contact for the clients, managing all jobs through agency systems and procedures. Work to strict timelines ensuring that key milestones are achieved in delivering projects from creative brief through to client delivery. Interpret client feedback to develop accurate and engaging briefs for the creative and studio teams. Ensure client requests are dealt with promptly and expectations are managed in terms of speed and delivery. Ensure all creative work is signed off, proof read and all mandatory requirements have been included before leaving... 22 March 2018 11:11:38 +0000 Head of Brand Planning - top advertising agency in Manchester http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/182969/Head%2520of%2520Brand%2520Planning%2520-%2520top%2520advertising%2520agency%2520in.html Our client is part of a global advertising network and they have a long established office in Manchester.  We are currently seeking a Head of Brand Planning to join the team.  This is a key role in their senior management team and requires a pedigree Brand Planner with a long and proven track record working for integrated/advertising agencies.  You will have a lot of gravitas and credibility working with clients at a senior level and will be able to work collaboratively with a strong creative and client services team.  The agency has a wide range of blue chip client brands who they work with on through the line campaigns.  It is not a specialist agency or with only one sector of clients represented. The Brand Planning function will provide all the research - both qual and quant that feeds the insight to generate creative campaigns and we are looking for a Head of Brand Planning who can run sizeable workshops for clients and who isn't afraid to challenge the status quo.  We very rarely see opportunities like this in Manchester and we invite interest from individuals who are interested in relocating to the region.  The agency has a terrific reputation for their creative output and they are also some of the most down to earth and sociable individuals in the North.  To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP. 20 March 2018 17:05:28 +0000 Senior Brand Planner - top agency in Manchester http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/182628/Senior%2520Brand%2520Planner%2520-%2520top%2520agency%2520in%2520Manchester.html Our client is a global advertising agency in Manchester. Following continued growth, we are currently looking for a Senior Brand Planner to join their established Planning & Insight team.  We're looking for someone who has a minimum of 8 years brand planning experience with a leading agency and someone who has extensive knowledge of brands coupled with strong strategic and creative exposure. You'll be able to demonstrate a real passion for brands and for developing the insight and strategy that underpins the creative execution of campaigns.  As Senior Brand Planner you will be skilled in qualitative and quantitative research methods, you'll be inquisitive and will be able to demonstrate on and offline channel delivery experience.  The agency works with global blue chip brands and it is an agency that really believes strong brand planning is at the heart of every campaign.  At this level, we are looking for a Senior Brand Planner who is commercially sound and who is credible working with senior level clients. You'll thrive running workshops for senior decision makers and to drive their strategic decision making. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP. 13 March 2018 10:10:32 +0000 Senior Account Director - FMCG agency in Manchester http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/182370/Senior%2520Account%2520Director%2520-%2520FMCG%2520agency%2520in.html Our client is a small but perfectly formed boutique agency in Manchester. They won't be small for long as they are winning many new exciting clients and as a result, they are on the hunt for a Senior Account Director. We're looking for individuals with a minimum of 8+ years agency experience and who are below the line specialists. The agency work with a number of top FMCG brands so you will ideally have worked in this sector. Campaigns will encompass on pack promotions, Shopper and brand activation so we are looking for someone who can tick off all three areas. We're looking for a Senior Account Director who understands consumer marketing and the customer journey and who has strong creative appreciation. The role requires a Senior Client Services individual, someone who is strategically strong and someone who is credible working with senior level clients. You'll excel at leading a team by example and won't be afraid to roll your own sleeves up.  The agency is well respected and the client roster is one of the most impressive in Manchester - many top FMCG brands. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.