The Drum Jobs 25 November 2014 15:03:40 +0000 Event Executive Event Executive - £ DOE - join the UK Media Brand of the Year The Drum is the UK Media Brand of the Year, the UK Business Magazine of the Year and Publishing Innovator of the Year. We are looking for an Event Executive to join our vibrant team with immediate start. Working as part of the experienced, fun and motivated events team based in either our Glasgow or London office you’ll be responsible for your own portfolio of events - organising awards schemes from start to finish including launch, entries, judging, nominations, awards, post event Other responsibilities would include Looking after sponsors of the awards and fulfilling their packages benefits Researching potential entrants, judges, venues and acts Monitoring and controlling income and expenditure of your awards and its contribution to the overall events target. Achieving your events entry and ticket targets Marketing the awards and running awards social media channels Updating and up keep of the awards websites Desired Skills and Experience Relevant event experience Good knowledge of marketing skills and social media Knowledge of the marketing communications industry Proficient word and excel Able to work at a fast pace Confident at managing and running events Able to multi task and work on multiple events at the same time Extremely organised Professional manner Outgoing personality Great communicator Passionate about the industry and events With events in Scotland, Manchester, Birmingham and London, the role offers... 08 November 2014 08:08:39 +0000 Marketing Executive/ Manager Incredible opportunity for a talented Marketing Manager to join an entrepreneurial connectivity business in the heart of Manchester. This cleverly crafted business has enjoyed extreme growth over the last few years and with plans to double their work force in 2015 they’re showing no signs of slowing down. As the business has grown the need for a specialist marketing talent has become more and more apparent so the team are looking to invest into a bright and forwarding thinking marketer to manage and implement their marketing strategies moving forwards. Reporting directly into the MD you’ll be responsible for all aspects of the company marketing plan, from research and insight to internal and external brand communication. You’ll plan integrated campaigns across on and offline media using your initiative to incorporate the best solutions to ensure maximum effect. As a key member of the team you’ll support the MD in key marketing decision making and help the sales team in new and existing client communication. All in all this is an amazing opportunity to join a brilliant brand at the start of a very bright future. If you’re interested send your CV today for immediate consideration! 26 November 2014 10:10:01 +0000 Junior PHP Developer Truly brilliant opportunity for a talented Junior PHP Developer to join a rapidly expanding events agency in Warwickshire. This is a great opportunity for a Junior Developer who’s looking to progress in a wildly exciting and creative environment. You’ll be working with the digital creative team on full web builds advising on functionality and trends. This agency is pretty busy so you’ll need to be able to balance multiple projects at one time – multitasking skills are an absolute must. Obviously you’ll be fluent in PHP, SQL, CSS, JavaScript and HTML/CSS. With a good understanding of emerging technologies, you’ll be able to problem solve and develop solutions to coding challenges that may arise during any given project. Experience working within a design agency environment would be a bonus but is not essential. This agency are after a skilled developer with a passion for all things digital, who’s keen to be part of a vivacious team but confident working as an individual on a multitude of tasks… In return for your dedication and commitment to the role, you will be privy to some rare and yet truly sensational benefits. Is this you? Don’t miss out on this tremendous opportunity, send your CV over to us immediately! 24 November 2014 17:05:58 +0000 Account Director THE AGENCY: One of London’s best independent agencies, specialising in groundbreaking experiential and event campaigns, is looking for an Account Director. This agency has gone from strength to strength in recent years, winning some exciting pieces of business and has been responsible for some really exciting campaigns across a broad range of experiential activations and large scale events. They are around 25 people strong and experiencing a period of sustained growth. THE ROLE: This is a great opportunity for an Experiential Account Director to work on a great mix of clients in FMCG and Retail, covering drinks and some well known, high-street retail brands. The work covers a range of experiential activity, from roadshows and sampling to stunts and creative consumer events. As an Account Director you will manage 2 Account Managers and Account Executive whilst working into the Head of Experiential. This is a hands on role which will involve end to end management of campaigns from conception through to delivery, managing senior level clients and dealing with various stakeholders on the creation of high-quality campaigns. Due to the outstanding performance of this agency, they are growing at a strong rate, highlighting the very real opportunity to grow and develop and make a real difference. THE CANDIDATE: The ideal Account Director will have a strong background in consumer focused experiential and event marketing. Possess strong people management and leadership skills, as well as an ability to develop strong relationships with both colleagues and... 21 November 2014 17:05:07 +0000 Travel and Events Manager HAVAS LYNX is a communications agency with offices in Manchester, London and New York. In the UK we have a fantastic team of over 200 people, who work to plan, develop and deliver marketing campaigns for our clients from the public and healthcare sectors.  It’s an exciting time for LYNX – we’re incredibly busy with lots of very interesting projects going on. Much of our work is on a global basis which means there is a lot of travel for some of our people.  We have developed a robust travel policy and this role is central in implementing this to ensure that our teams can travel in comfort and that any time that they spend away from home is well organised and trouble free. When we are in the UK, we like to celebrate as a team and we come together on a regular basis for company meetings, family fun days and off site forums. This role will carry responsibility for the organisation of our company events programme. When you’re in the office, you’ll be Manchester based, though we are flexible and can offer this role on a full or part time basis and there is the option to work from home during some of this time. We are seeking someone who is incredibly organised and experienced in working with a range of people at various levels of seniority. You may be in a similar role at present, perhaps you are a PA to a senior team, or an Office Manager – we are looking for someone who is experienced, comfortable and confident in the management of a breadth and high volume of requests. Working with the team to ensure that they are where... 20 November 2014 12:12:19 +0000 Marketing Manager HAVAS LYNX is a global communications group with 250 employees - supported by the wider HAVAS network; we deliver truly global campaigns based on robust local insight and as a group, we are proud to have been responsible for a series of industry firsts. We innovate on behalf of our clients and we are proud winners of prestigious awards for effectiveness and innovation. We now have an opportunity for a Marketing Manager to join our Manchester based team. As the Marketing Manager you will be at the heart of all our marketing activities. We are looking for someone who has prior marketing experience and a working knowledge of PPC, SEO and social media. This position will provide you with exposure to a variety of marketing activities and a balance of internal and external marketing communications. Some activities you can expect to get involved with are; planning, running, assessing and improving our marketing campaigns, managing our company website, developing case studies to showcase our capabilities, arranging and coordinating promotional events and congresses, organising company merchandise and managing our branded collateral. We’re looking for someone with excellent time management and organisational skills; who is a real people person and enjoys working as a part of a team. Personality is key and it is really important that you have your own opinion and ideas, as well as the confidence to share them.  In return, we offer an excellent working environment - we offer a fun, yet supportive atmosphere where there is a high level of focus on your career... 20 November 2014 07:07:47 +0000 PR & Communications Manager - Liverpool OR London Our client is a leading digital agency based in Liverpool.  We're currently on the lookout for a PR & Communications Manager to join them and the role could be based either in Liverpool or out of their London office. It is a new role to help the agency grow their own brand, increase their media presence and to manage all external marketing communications and events too.  The role is likely to be heavily PR based so we're keen to speak to PRs who have agency experience and who would like to focus on one brand - essentially it is an in-house role within an agency.  You'll have B2B and B2C experience and will be happy to roll your sleeves up with developing and implementing campaigns and handling media contacts directly.  The agency run a lot of events and you will be instrumental in the management of these, and you will also take responsibility for website & content management and all of the business social media platforms too. The agency is well established and has an impressive roster of clients. Having grown organically, they are now keen to raise their profile to allow them to achieve the next phase in their continued growth.  To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.  13 November 2014 15:03:46 +0000 Marketing Manager - for top digital agency Our client is a leading digital agency based in Liverpool.  We are currently looking for a Marketing Manager to join the team.  To be considered for this role, you will be a Marketing Manager with a broad background in marketing communications.  You will report directly to the Managing Director and will be responsible for development, planning and implementation of the company communications and branding.  You will execute all marketing communications, events, newsletters, PR and internal communications. It is essential that you are digitally savvy as you will manage the company website and all of it's content and the social media feeds too. You will work closely with the Sales Director to execute lead generation campaigns and you must be able to measure success and ROI.  This is already a very successful business and this is an autonomous role where you must be happy to get stuck into the nitty gritty and not to need constant direction.  The MD is looking for a diligent and self-starting individual, someone who is happy to be given an outline and objectives but then to run with the ball.  It's a lovely working environment, very creative and sociable individuals and an environment where hard work is rewarded. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.  12 November 2014 10:10:41 +0000 Senior Creative Senior Creative c£40-45k North West   Senior Creative role with a growing communications agency which continues to secure larger and larger prestigious new clients.   They are keen to attract dynamic and passionate professionals to join their team and this role will lead on creative and conceptual work and pitches.  You will be responsible for ideas generation and innovation across a range of communications campaigns with particular focus on live events, communications and experiential  across digital and non-digital formats. This is a senior level appointment as the salary reflects and they are looking for innovative and highly creative applicants.   If you would like to have an informal chat about this role please contact our MD Julie Ollerton between 12-2pm any day or pop over a copy of your cv, we aim to respond to all applications, successful or not, within 48 hours.   M7283 03 November 2014 09:09:17 +0000 PR Account Executive An exciting opportunity has arisen for a PR Account Executive to join at rapidly expanding PR agency based in Manchester. This multi-award winning agency specialise in consumer PR, digital marketing and corporate affairs; using innovative communications to drive growth for national and regional businesses. The PR Account Executive will be responsible for supporting the Account Managers with all traditional PR activity including writing press releases, building relationships with key media and securing coverage. The role will also involve contributing to online PR and social media activity, adding creative input as well as practical support in order to ensure work is delivered on time and on brief. The successful Account Executive candidate will have a genuine passion for PR, with excellent writing skills and work well within a fast paced, team environment. You may be from an agency or client side background, or maybe you have just graduated and you are looking for a foot in the door within an agency environment..