The Drum Jobs http://www.thedrum.co.uk/jobs/rss/ 27 March 2015 11:11:56 +0000 Receptionist / Social Media Executive http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/89566/Receptionist%2520%2F%2520Social%2520Media%2520Executive.html Twist are looking for a fun and energetic receptionist to join their growing team based in super slick offices in central London. We are fast growing creative recruiter who find the best talent for everyone from the top advertising agencies through to newest creative start-ups! This is a very exciting opportunity for someone with previous reception experience / graduate, who is at the beginning of their career, looking to learn new skills and get involved in a wide range of tasks. You will be responsible for: •Answering the phone •Managing the ever changing office diary •Managing the meeting rooms, including setting up for meetings •Ordering all supplies •Booking Monthly travel / accommodation (international also) •Set up of new starters •Organising company socials •Ensuring the company social media is up to date. Successful candidates for this position will have the following qualities: •Have a pleasant, can do attitude where no task is too big or small! •Proactive approach to work, seeking out tasks around the office to be completed when not busy •Excellent attention to detail •Able to prioritise workload •Basic IT skills - Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, as well as having used a mac. •Thick skinned, able to deal with the pressures of an extremely fast paced office •Conversant with social media, would have used or be aware of such things such as twitter, Ingram and linked in too! You will report into an experienced and switched on Operations Manager who you will work closely with you day... 06 March 2015 16:04:47 +0000 Senior Account Manager (Events) http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/88230/Senior%2520Account%2520Manager%2520%28Events%29.html Dynamic and fast-growing event production and marketing experience agency, with an outstanding track record in live creative communications, is looking for an SAM in order to capitalise on their recent success and help them achieve future growth objectives. This is a demanding and wide-ranging role that will require experience (and expertise) in all aspects of event planning and management, as well as the ability to maintain and profitably develop existing client relationships and manage a team of account handlers who are responsible for the delivery of large-scale events throughout the UK for major clients. This is an opportunity not to be missed in a highly successful agency with much to offer! You should have a track record in events/live communications, tons of energy, a creative approach, client handling and project management skills and experience of managing a team. If you measure up, call Peter Leonard NOW on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV to advertisingresources@outlook.com .   26 March 2015 18:06:52 +0000 Global Business Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/89553/Global%2520Business%2520Director.html THE AGENCY: One of the UK’s leading and fastest growing event and experiential agencies is looking for a Business Director to lead a brand new, global piece of business. They have a huge global reach, with offices all over the world, they work with a broad range of blue-chip clients in a range of industries and have an amazing culture. THE ROLE: This is a truly fantastic and exciting opportunity to work in a forward thinking agency and on a new account with huge growth prospects and a global remit. They are looking for a global business lead to build a strong and lasting relationship with this new client and grow a global team to work on this new multi-million account. The client is from the Energy sector and the work will involve the creating of events, both corporate and consumer, all around the world. This includes conferences, exhibitions, product launches and much, much more – the full gambit. As the Global Business Director, you will be reporting directly into the MD and will build a team of up to 20 plus people globally. This role will also involve some global travel. It’s a position that will have you dealing with the very top of the clients business, so experience in networking and organic account growth is important. THE CANDIDATE: The ideal Business Director will have a background in events, both B2B and B2C. Experience in working with clients in the Energy, Healthcare/Science or Technology sectors is vital. A proven ability to operate on a global scale and lead multi-million pound pieces of business are necessary for this... 23 March 2015 14:02:16 +0000 Account Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/89268/Account%2520Manager.html Account Manager, Award Winning Global Experiential Agency, Manchester, 22-25K A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an Account Manager to join an award-winning, global, dynamic and rapidly expanding Experiential and Events Agency in Manchester. This agency provides events for an exciting array of well known global household brands. Reporting directly to the Project Director the selected candidate would be working on a global SPORTS brand focusing on football, running and retail! The Account Manager role would involve:- - Venue and supplier research and negotiation - Day to day client liaison - Event management, both in the office and on-site - Supporting the Project Director in the running of projects - Attending FAMs, trade shows and industry networking events Key skills:- - An interest in Sports is a must! - Exceptional attention to detail - A ``hands on`` team player - Confident, proactive, dynamic and self-motivated - Proven track record in account handling and client liaison within a marketing or PR agency This is a really great opportunity to join a friendly, award winning, national marketing agency to work on a dream sports brand. Account Manager, Award Winning Global Experiential Agency, Manchester, 22-25K 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... 18 March 2015 16:04:13 +0000 Account Director / Senior Account Director -Events http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/89010/Account%2520Director%2520%2F%2520Senior%2520Account%2520Director%2520-Events.html Account Director / Senior Account Director - Events Corporate Events Agency West Midlands 45,000 to 60,000 plus excellent benefits Amazing Event Account Director role working on some brilliant global consumer brands! I'm recruiting for a fantastic Account Director role with an award winning events agency based in the West Midlands. The agency specialise in managing corporate global events on behalf of their big brand clients. The successful candidate will be joining an expanding agency and will be working within a passionate and enthusiastic team of talented people. Key Responsibilities: -Strategic planning -Day to day client management - from brief taking to reporting -Full event project management - from planning to execution -Resource management -Event evaluation -New business development Knowledge / Experience Required: -Experienced senior events account manager / account director -Experience of internal comms would be a real advantage -Creativity and passion -Strong leadership qualities This fantastic agency is commutable from Warwickshire, Birmingham, Dudley, Stourbridge, Kidderminster, Worcester, Bromsgrove, Walsall and Wolverhampton. A strong background in events is essential - you could be an Events Manager, Events Director, Project Manager, Account Manager or Account Director. If you feel that you have the relevant skills and experience please apply online in the first instance! Blue Skies specialise in Marketing Recruitment covering Clientside, Account Handling, PR and Executive. We also have a specialist Creative Recruitment team. We offer... 12 March 2015 15:03:27 +0000 Account Director Events http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/88587/Account%2520Director%2520Events.html Account Director Events West Midlands 45 – 60k depending on experience Ref: AH227 Green Shoots Recruitment Ltd is looking for an Account Director with Events experience to become a key member of a Client Services Department. Key Responsibilities * To ensure a consistent high service values and quality approach applied to your projects proving ROI wherever possible. * Resource Management – be responsible for job profitability and effective resource management to maximise margin achieved across the year from you clients * Project Management – including brief taking, budget control and reconciliation including working to agreed margin targets, briefing internal departments, inspiring creativity, quote preparation, client and supplier liaison * Event Production: Overall responsibility for all areas of event production including content development, technical and logistics * Client Management – maintaining high level input on specific key high profile accounts, overseeing the production process, attending client meetings as necessary, communicating at levels up to and including Board level * Business development – drive strategy and plans by client to achieve business development targets, reporting on plans at Account Management meetings * New Business – attending new business meetings and networking events as required * Pitching – involvement in putting together pitches, ensuring they meet the client requirements and are in line with our brand, being on pitch team as and when... 12 March 2015 15:03:14 +0000 Project Assistant http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/88583/Project%2520Assistant.html £20,000 This international company require a Project Assistant to support one of their busy marketing and events teams.  This is a multi-faceted and responsible role across secretarial and project management and duties will include: ·      Typing/administrative support ·      Booking meetings/diary management ·      Travel itineraries - booking flights/trains/accommodation and associated duties. ·      Diary Management   ·      Managing status reports for all ongoing client projects ·      Setting up and reconciliation of budgets. ·      Primary contact for suppliers ·      Provision of support on-site at events The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a very high standard of typing/general secretarial skills and have strong computer literacy.  Additional you will need excellent organisation and communication skills and exceptional accuracy and attention to detail.  A hardworking and enthusiastic attitude and a flexible approach to your work will also be needed. The company provides excellent benefits and opportunities for progression. 11 March 2015 16:04:17 +0000 PR Account Director - boutique agency in Manchester http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/88512/PR%2520Account%2520Director%2520-%2520boutique%2520agency%2520in.html Our client is a boutique PR & Communications agency based in Manchester. We're on the lookout for a PR Account Director to join their small but perfectly formed team and to add value to their well established PR client base.  We're looking for a PR with oodles of consumer experience and who is entrepreneurial and commercially minded. As this is a small agency, you'll need to be an all-rounder and we're looking for a PR Account Director who can manage the strategic client relations and planning but who is also happy to be hands on.  You might be currently working in a bigger agency  but would like to work in an independent with more control over your development and ambitions.  You'll work on a range of clients - from retail and leisure to hospitality and whilst you'll have pedigree PR experience (both traditional and online), we're looking for someone who can run events too.  We're keen to talk to established PR Account Directors but also Senior Account Manager level individuals where you feel you are ready to step up. To have a confidential chat and find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.  11 March 2015 12:12:04 +0000 Events Account Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/88491/Events%2520Account%2520Director.html Account Director, multi-award winning marketing agency, Yorkshire, 30k - 45k My client, one of the North's leading agencies is looking for a highly seasoned Account Director to join their ever expanding team. After exceptional success over the last few years they have experienced fantastic growth and they need an Account Director to look after exciting campaigns for globally renowned brands in both the consumer focussed and B2B sectors, whether it be corporate events and conferences or experiential road shows. This is an exceptional opportunity to make the role your own and you must be experienced in setting up a team from scratch. Key skills and experience: *Strong blue chip events experience. *Strong client liaison skills *Strong business development at pitching skills *Experience running projects involving logistics and events management. *Experience managing a team *The ability to juggle time, people and expectations If you like being at the cutting edge of events and experiential activity then this role is not to be missed! If you are interested don't hesitate in contacting Jessica at Blue Skies on 0161 631 2782 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 we receive means this isn`t always possible. If you have not heard from us within 72 hours, please... 06 March 2015 16:04:12 +0000 Events Account Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/88238/Events%2520Account%2520Manager.html Account Manager, leading integrated agency, Manchester, 23k - 30k A leading integrated agency based just outside Manchester are looking for a highly seasoned Events Account Manager to join their growing team. This is a highly regarded agency with an impressive client list of well known global brands. Having won award after award and having experienced fantastic growth following an incredibly successful few years, they need an Account Manager to assist on the delivery of large scale events. Key skills and experience: Strong events background Experience managing a team The ability to juggle time, people and expectations Excellent attention to detail Great communication skills Experience in a design environment This is an incredibly exciting opportunity to join one of the North's, if not the UKs fastest growing agencies. Please apply now if you feel that this could be the next step in your career or contact Helen Colley at Blue Skies for further information. 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 we receive means this isn`t always possible. If you have not heard from us within 72 hours, please assume that your application has not been successful. For more information, visit www.blueskiescareers.co.uk and we`ll make sure we do our best to find you the... 05 March 2015 10:10:00 +0000 Senior Account Manager - Events http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/88135/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 03 March 2015 09:09:05 +0000 Senior Account Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/87957/Senior%2520Account%2520Director.html Integrated experience? Senior Account Director required for a fast growing integrated agency based in East London. A busy start to the year with new client wins means that this forward thinking independent agency are looking to expand the team with a talented Senior Account Director. Based in brand new offices in trendy East London just a 2 minute walk away from the tube and over ground. Founded over 5 years ago by an entrepreneurial businessman and now boasts an impressive multi award winning portfolio of clients across Retail, Leisure and FCMG. You will be part of a team of 40 and responsible for overseeing a global account working on some of the most exciting campaigns with a focus on youth marketing. This agency offers an integrated service across Digital, Creative, Social Media, PR and Experiential. The Senior Account Director will be responsibilities for: Working across multiple marketing channels including Experiential as a focus Managing a team of 5 people Working with creatives to ensure deadlines are met Building key relationships with the clients Developing a deep understanding of the client business Responsible for managing multiple campaign budgets up to 3mil The ideal candidate: Integrated agency experience with experiential as a focus Fantastic communication skills Confident and driven A team leader Exceptional attention to detail If you have experiential experience then this could be the role for you… Looking for next step as a Senior Account Director? Apply today! 02 March 2015 12:12:36 +0000 Account Manager - Events http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/87903/Account%2520Manager%2520-%2520Events.html 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