The Drum Jobs http://www.thedrum.co.uk/jobs/rss/ 22 December 2014 12:12:26 +0000 Event Assistant http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/83853/Event%2520Assistant.html The Drum is the UK Media Brand of the Year, the UK Business Magazine of the Year and Publishing Innovator of the Year. We have an exciting opportunity for an Event Assistant in our London office looking to kick start a career in Events to join our Conferences team in February. Responsibilities would include: Monitor the events’ websites and ensure they are up-to-date Work with the marketing and data team to organise and implement email and social media campaigns to attract delegate registrations Process delegate registrations for the conference and ensure the delegates are kept up to date with the event happenings Contact and liaise with companies that have been identified as relevant attendees Chase in biographies, company overviews and logos from speakers and sponsors Coordinate speaker agenda’s, panels and rehearsal times Liaise with sponsors and ensure packages are fulfilled Oversee the production of conference materials Organise invitations and badges for registration Follow up with all speakers and attendees post event Liaise with venues on numbers, dietary requirements and event set up Proof reading of all marketing and print material Create all materials for the event – delegate packs, pull up banners etc. Desired Skills and Experience A minimum of 6 months event administration experience Proficient MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Keynote skills Knowledge of Salesforce desirable Able to work at a fast pace Able to multi task and work on multiple events at the same time Extremely... 22 December 2014 12:12:58 +0000 Senior Event Producer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/83852/Senior%2520Event%2520Producer.html The Drum is the UK Media Brand of the Year, the UK Business Magazine of the Year and Publishing Innovator of the Year. We have an exciting opportunity for a versatile Senior Event Producer to join our Conferences team in London from February. Responsibilities would include: Take active role in developing conference topics with the Head of Conferences Maintain ongoing research and development of new ideas across entire portfolio of current events and potential events Research topic to produce an agenda Work with designer and marketing team to create conference marketing collateral, including brochure, cover letter and signage where appropriate Brief and work with the marketing team to devise a timely and effective marketing campaign Write and design marketing pieces as required Actively participate in social media and lead on content media Invite and secure the participation of leading/suitable speakers Maintain regular contact with speakers Brief the speakers on what is expected of them during their sessions Collect speaker presentation to produce event documentation Oversee event operations Desired Skills and Experience A minimum of 18 months event production experience Proficient MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Keynote skills Knowledge of Salesforce desirable Able to work at a fast pace Strong negotiation skills, self-motivated and confident Extremely organised with excellent attention to detail Professional manner Outgoing personality Team player Excellent verbal and written English 17 December 2014 11:11:18 +0000 Account Manager - Events http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/83639/Account%2520Manager%2520-%2520Events.html Account Manager - Events £24-28k Liverpool This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing events agency as they continue to secure prestigious win after prestigious win.  They’re growing steadily and are keen to attract dynamic and passionate events professionals to join their team.  Your role will be to manage various client events from inception to delivery, so it’s important you have both excellent client facing skills as well as the required project management ability to ensure you can deliver on time and to budget.  You should be capable of developing creative solutions to client briefs, able to work closely with clients to fully understand their objectives to recommend the most appropriate solution. Your logistics skills should be brilliant! M7357 09 December 2014 15:03:10 +0000 Event Administrator http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/83229/Event%2520Administrator.html The Drum is the UK Media Brand of the Year, the UK Business Magazine of the Year and Publishing Innovator of the Year. We have an exciting opportunity for an Event Administrator looking to kick start a career in Events to join our vibrant team with immediate start. Working as part of the experienced, fun and motivated Events Team based in our Glasgow office you’ll be responsible for administrative support in the organisation of awards schemes from start to finish. Responsibilities would include: ensuring that all sales orders and invoicing processes are followed and that the contact system is utilised correctly and at all times. organising travel and accommodation researching potential entrants, judges, venues and acts logging award entries, co-ordinating judging books and assisting on judging days chasing images, videos and any other outstanding material following up ticket and entry sales where requested attending all allocated events, assisting with organisation and liaising with clients on the night. Desired Skills and Experience A minimum of 1 years administration experience Some knowledge of marketing skills and social media Knowledge of the marketing communications industry Proficient word and excel skills Able to work at a fast pace Able to multi task and work on multiple events at the same time Extremely organised Professional manner Outgoing personality Team player Great verbal and written communication With events in Scotland, Manchester, Birmingham and London, the role offers great... 17 December 2014 11:11:09 +0000 Senior Account Manager - Events http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/83640/Senior%2520Account%2520Manager%2520-%2520Events.html Senior Account Manager - Events Liverpool  (dependent upon level of experience) We have been retained to find a Senior Account Manager for a growing events company who produce and deliver events, conferences, incentive programmes, exhibitions, experiential roadshows and more for a range of high profile businesses throughout the UK. They have an exciting and ambitious plan for their future growth, and are over-delivering to it – they are very proactive in pitching for new business and have a strong team dedicated to doing this. This role will combine maintaining client relationships with man-managing a team of account handlers who deliver large scale events throughout the UK. You should have experience working in the corporate events industry, be client-facing and have some experience directing a team.  M7358 17 December 2014 10:10:31 +0000 Production Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/83623/Production%2520Manager.html THE AGENCY: One of the UK’s leading independent Experiential agencies, Based in Central London is looking for a Production Manager to work within their growing Production and Operations department. This agency has gone from strength to strength over the past few years, winning some amazing new accounts and creating some truly fantastic, multi-award winning campaigns for leading global brands in FMCG, Retail, Fashion and many more industries. They are around 35 people strong, have a great, social culture and are offering an amazing, rare opportunity to join their ranks and a Production and Operations Executive. THE ROLE: The Experiential Production Manager will play a key role in the delivery of campaigns for an exciting range of the agencies key accounts, covering FMCG, Retail, Booze, Fashion, Consumer Tech and many more. The experiential projects will cover everything from national Sampling roadshows and festival activations, through to large scale consumer events and groundbreaking brand experiences. The Production Executive will have responsibility for dealing and negotiating with suppliers covering stand build, printers, van hire or venues, through to accommodation, etc. This also includes managing budgets and getting the best margins for the agency and clients, often relying on experience to know what suppliers to use and when. Ensuring that all creative collateral and equipment is on-site, on time and ensuring the campaign is delivered without a hitch – having a high level of attention to detail, time management/organisation. It’s a... 16 December 2014 18:06:52 +0000 Production Executive http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/83617/Production%2520Executive.html THE AGENCY: One of the UK’s leading independent Experiential agencies, Based in Central London is looking for a Production executive to work in their expanding Production and Operations team. This agency has gone from strength to strength over the past few years, winning some amazing new accounts and activation some truly fantastic, award winning campaigns for top global brands. They are around 50 people strong, have a great, social culture and are offering an amazing, rare opportunity to join their ranks and a Production and Operations Executive. THE ROLE: The Production Executive will help to deliver campaigns for a broad range of the agencies key accounts, covering FMCG, Retail, Booze, Fashion, Consumer Tech and many more. The experiential activation's will cover everything from Sampling roadshows to festivals and large scale consumer events. The Production Executive will have responsibility for dealing with suppliers, whether it be stand build, printers, van hire or venues. This also includes managing budgets and getting the best margins for the agency and clients. Ensuring that all creative collateral and equipment is on-site, on time and ensuring the campaign is delivered without a hitch. It’s an extremely logistical role that essentially oversees the successful delivery of campaigns from pitch through to campaign delivery and post activation analysis. The Production Executive will report into a Production Manager and work closely with the Client Services and Creative departments. THE CANDIDATE: The ideal Production Executive will have a... 16 December 2014 17:05:21 +0000 Senior Events Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/83609/Senior%2520Events%2520Manager.html Event Manager - 24,000 plus Bonuses - minimum of 2+ years Agency experience required A really exciting role has emerged for a Senior Events Manager within one of the North West's top Events Agencies. They are looking for a Senior Event Manager capable of comfortably liaising with multiples blue-chip clients and taking events from inception and strategy to delivery. You will be working collaboratively with an experienced team of vibrant event management professionals. You will be driven, friendly and passionate about the events industry. You will have a great communication style, fully capable of communicating with corporate clients. Salary is 24,000 plus performance bonuses, personal development plan, access to continued professional development and training schemes, free parking, great working hours and the possibility of global travel. Most importantly you will work in an environment that is clear, transparent and genuinely friendly, with a caring Director. 10 December 2014 16:04:01 +0000 Events Coordinator http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/83346/Events%2520Coordinator.html Events Coordinator 12 month FTC 27-30K Birmingham I am currently working with national not for profit organisation who are looking to appoint an Events Coordinator on a fixed term contract of 12 months in order to assist their Events Manager to communicate its corporate strategy and business plans to its members through a series of events of the next twelve months. The successful candidate will be responsible for: Assisting in the coordination and delivery of between 15 and 20 events of the next twelve months Stakeholder relations Networking with high profile members during the events Assisting with organising the annual conference Negotiating with venues, hotels etc Organising the venues to ensure that everything runs smoothly Attending the events This is a great opportunity for an Events Assistant / Executive / Officer / Coordinator to assist the Events Manager in organising high profile events over the next twelve months. You will have experience in events and managing venues in order to keep up in a fast paced environment. Due to the nature of this role there will be travel and overnight stays in order to attend the events. For more information about this exciting opportunity please dont hesitate to get in contact! Blue Skies specialise in Marketing Recruitment covering Clientside, Account Handling, PR and Executive. We also have a specialist Creative Recruitment team. We offer unrivalled opportunities across all specialisms and industry sectors, presenting you with only the best marketing jobs. Although we try to respond to all applications, the high number... 10 December 2014 15:03:08 +0000 Events Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/83336/Events%2520Manager.html Events Manager 12 month FTC Birmingham 46-54K I am currently working with national not for profit organisation who are looking to appoint an Events Manager on a fixed term contract of 12 months in order to communicate its corporate strategy and business plans to its members through a series of events of the next twelve months. The successful candidate will be responsible for: The coordination and delivery of between 15 and 20 events of the next twelve months Producing copy for presentations, the event and for social media Stakeholder relations Networking with high profile members during the events Organising the annual conference Interacting and clearly communicating with the Chair and Board members Liaising with the events team to help produce internal educational events Negotiating with venues, hotels etc. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced events individual to take control of a series of high profile events. You will need to be able to hit the ground running and be confident in networking with a variety of members. You will also have excellent copywriting skills. You will also have responsibility for a marketing coordinator who will assist in day to day duties. Due to the nature of this role there will be travel and overnight stays in order to attend the events. For more information about this great opportunity please dont hesitate to get in contact! 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... 29 November 2014 11:11:21 +0000 Events Project Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/82779/Events%2520Project%2520Manager.html This thriving events agency work with an abundance of exciting clients across the globe from major blue chip companies to small fast growing businesses. They work with clients to develop eye catching, engaging events and exhibition stands and have an unrivalled ability to deliver outstanding conceptual designs, along with also designing and developing all the marketing and promotional activity to support all clients’ event activity`1. As an agency they have a great culture, they’re long established and hold an excellent reputation in their market place. To support their exciting growth plans, they are now looking for a Project Manager to join their team. You will ideally need to have experience of event management and working closely with suppliers and contractors to ensure the best possible results are achieved. You’ll need an impeccable attention to detail and an ability to keep close track on all project requirements – as such strong Excel skills are a must, along with experience of putting together project plans, managing timescales and ensuring budgets are tightly adhered to. As Project Manager you will play an integral role in delivering first class exhibition experiences that elevate clients’ brands. You’ll effectively be the lynch pin between the sales and design teams, so excellent communication skills are essential. You’ll also be responsible for the management of third party suppliers so negotiation skills and commercial awareness will be a bonus as you’ll have responsibility for the cost... 26 November 2014 10:10:01 +0000 Junior PHP Developer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/82555/Junior%2520PHP%2520Developer.html 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 http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/82496/Account%2520Director.html 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...