The Drum Jobs http://www.thedrum.co.uk/jobs/rss/ 14 September 2017 12:12:43 +0000 Financial Controller http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/167151/Financial%2520Controller.html Our client is a creative agency with a great culture, looking to bring in an experienced and dynamic Financial Controller. You’ll need to be a self-starter, keen to become the financial cornerstone of the agency, working closely with the agency exec team and board.  Ideally you’ll have a passion for creativity and be passionate about working in this sector, working with global brands in a vibrant business. They’re looking for someone proactive, who is capable of analysing existing processes and structures within the business, and recommending improvements. Your role will include day to day sales and purchase bookkeeping, payroll, VAT and corporation tax, bank reconciliations, cash flow management, preparation of management accounts and board packs. You’ll also work closely with the wider agency team, helping them to better understand the role of finance, and how it can help them in their day to day roles, so you’ll need excellent communication and leadership skills. You’ll need experience/understanding of project management software, and working in a similar business that operates on a job costing, time recording basis would be ideal. This is a role with huge potential for an ambitious finance professional, who wants to be integral in a growing business and to further aid their growth.   11 September 2017 08:08:27 +0000 Events Client Services Director - top Manchester agency http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/166986/Events%2520Client%2520Services%2520Director%2520-%2520top%2520Manchester.html Our client is a boutique events agency based in Manchester.  We’re currently looking for a Client Services Director to join the team. To be considered for this role, we’re looking for a pedigree Events background – someone who has a track record working in creative events agencies and who has worked on both traditional events together with experiential too.  We’re looking for a Client Services Director who has team leadership experience. You will run a small team and we’re looking for someone who will lead by example.  As Client Services Director, you will report directly to the board and we are looking for someone who is commercially strong and who has P&L experience.  You should be strategically sound and be very credible working with senior client decision makers.  You will have sound brand planning and communication skills and be able to develop innovative and creative campaigns for clients that span a range of sectors.  The client is interviewing now so if you’d like to find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.  23 September 2017 12:12:11 +0000 Senior Operations Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/167847/Senior%2520Operations%2520Manager.html Havas Lynx is a global communications group - with 270 employees and supported by the wider Havas network, we deliver truly global campaigns based on robust local insight. We work within the healthcare and wellness sector, so our campaign activity sees us help Patients to understand their treatment options, it helps to provide support to Carers, and it helps Healthcare Professionals, and others in healthcare systems to make appropriate treatment decisions. Our sector is a challenging market place, but the potential for reward is unrivalled – that sense of genuinely making a difference is hugely motivating. Our Head Office is in the centre of Manchester, and it is in this office that we have an opportunity for an experienced Senior Operations Manager  to join one of our teams. With responsibility for workload in a team of around 30 people, this role will suit someone with strong agency experience in a similar position. At Lynx, you’ll work with the various disciplines to ensure the smooth process and procedure of work through the team, we’d also look to you for consistent evaluation and progression of department processes to ensure maximum efficiency, opportunity for collaboration and quality assurance. The right person for this job will be someone who is highly organised, with great attention to detail. You draw on your previous experience and make proactive suggestions for improvements. You will act as the brand guardian for all campaigns you work on, from conception to completion – ensuring faultless delivery. More specifically,... 14 September 2017 20:08:47 +0000 Event Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/167289/Event%2520Manager.html Are you an experienced, confident and capable Event Manger who is looking for their next challenge? Would you like to work for a business that is known for hosting prestigious events within their industry? We're hunting for a talented and credible Event Manager with at least 4 years events experience to join one of our clients based in the heart of London. Our client is a global business and host events all over the world. Working closely with the Events Director and an Assistant you will be responsible for around 60 events a year, which could include anything from a small networking dinner or a day at Twickenham to a huge awards evening or a fundraiser. We're looking for someone that still enjoys being hands on as the successful candidate will need to be involved with everything from the creative concept and design to delegate management and execution. As its a international company you will be required to communicate and forge relationships with overseas offices and venues. As with any events role strong organisational skills will be key and the ability to reach objectives within stated timelines. You will be responsible for all budgets and post event analysis. This is a fantastic role for someone looking to bring fresh ideas to a professional and successful organisation that has extremely high standards but a budget to match. The ideal candidate will have exceptional communication and organisational skills. Have experience in managing multiple events or conference and be a creative and lateral thinker. If this role appeals to you and you think you have the right... 14 September 2017 13:01:59 +0000 Events Executive http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/167153/Events%2520Executive.html ABRSM is the UK’s largest music education body, one of its largest music publishers and the world’s leading provider of music exams, offering assessments to more than 630,000 candidates in 93 countries every year. We support the teaching and learning of music, in partnership with the Royal Schools of Music. Our mission is to inspire achievement in music. We’re looking for an experienced events executive with an interest in music education to join our Commercial team to manage the delivery of large scale events and conferences for ABRSM. The Events Executive is responsible for all logistical planning of events, including ticketing, liaison with venues, caterers etc. In the run up to events, you will work closely with the Educational Content Manager to prepare event materials and select appropriate presenters and you will also respond to queries from music teachers and representatives outside the UK. You will brief event teams and attend events to ensure that they run smoothly and that compliance with industry standards of legality and health and safety are adhered to throughout all events. You will also provide post-event support to external consultants and presenters as needed. Experience in setting budgets for events and/or monitoring spend, is essential. If you have a passion for music and are looking for a role in which you can harness your skills, enthusiasm and creativity to help us achieve our goals of improving the experience of teachers and learners worldwide, we look forward to receiving your application. ABRSM offers its employees a range... 04 September 2017 12:12:52 +0000 Talent Manager (Maternity Cover) http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/166559/Talent%2520Manager%2520%28Maternity%2520Cover%29.html TALENT MANAGER - 12 MONTH FTC - 22-25K - C LONDON - EXPERIENTIAL Major Players are working with a small but mighty live event and brand engagement agency who are looking for an experienced Talent Manager to join the team for a 12 month maternity cover contract. You'll be responsible for recruiting the highest calibre event staff and brand ambassadors for a wide range of immersive consumer experiences. Role Full responsibility for the agency's recruitment and training needs. Coordinating regional & national recruitment days and sourcing the best talent Identifying recruitment needs with clients and internal teams Writing recruitment adverts and identifying online sources for attracting campaign talent Interviewing staff both face to face and via telephone interviews Facilitating and running staff training (Front of House & Team Leader training) Updating training and recruitment documents and systems Requirements Bright, enthusiastic personality with the ability to attract the best talent Experience gained within events, hospitality and recruitment agencies is essential Organised, efficient with the ability to manage multiple projects at any one time Excellent communicator, able to develop relationships with both clients and team members at all levels People management skills Excellent levels of attention to detail If you come with solid staffing and talent management skills, gained within the events, experiential and hospitality sectors please do get in touch! 01 September 2017 16:04:47 +0000 Events Account Director - top agency in Manchester http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/166481/Events%2520Account%2520Director%2520-%2520top%2520agency%2520in%2520Manchester.html Our client is a leading live communications agency based in Manchester. We are currently seeking an Events Account Director to join the team.  Ideally, we're looking for a consummate professional with a proven track record in events management gained in a creative agency environment - specific experience in the IT and Telecoms sectors would be beneficial as would any experience internationally. We're looking for someone who can manage teams, logistics, budgets and clients so it's a full on role. If you are Manchester or North West based and you can tick these boxes, please get in touch with Fiona Christian ASAP. Please note that you must have worked specifically in live communications or events agencies. 01 September 2017 13:01:51 +0000 Meetings & Events Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/166441/Meetings%2520%26%2520Events%2520Manager.html Our client is an international agency with a focus on meetings and events for the healthcare and pharmaceutical industry. They are looking for an experienced Events professional with a proven track record to join them on one of their busy clients, they are arrange multiple meetings every month around the globe for anything from 10 people up to several hundred, and your responsibility includes everything from the venue, logistics, creative and on-site management. There is global travel involved in this role so you must be prepared to travel.   31 August 2017 11:11:46 +0000 Corporate Event Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/166208/Corporate%2520Event%2520Manager.html My client is looking for a driven and creative Corporate Event Managers. This events agency is head and shoulders one of the most creative and exciting Events companies in the North! This is an opportunity for a driven event professional to have a varied and interesting role as well as being an integral part of a growing the business. You will already be a seasoned events professional boasting experience with private events, weddings and corporate events. You will be used to dealing with all aspects of the operational process, warehouse, crew and logistical challenges that events bring. This position requires someone who enjoys working in a small team and can hit the ground running. Responsibilities •Site visits •Monitoring of projects and events to ensure that everything is kept up to date and all scheduling is effective. •Management of workload, build and derig phases as well as logistics, transport and crew. •Management of junior team members •Develop creative elements of the event/expand ideas and themes •Supplier engagement, onsite direction and integration •Budget creation, negotiation and management with clients and suppliers •Event H&S/Risk assessments •Onsite management of staff and subcontractors •Event production, dcor design •Engage and manage AV and media solutions My client is a creative and contemporary organisation that thrive on innovative ideas. The ideal candidate will be flexible, adaptable and happy to work in a constantly changing environment of new daily challenges....