The Drum Jobs http://www.thedrum.co.uk/jobs/rss/ 17 April 2014 12:12:41 +0000 Event Manager / Event Director - 12 month contract http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69541/Event%2520Manager%2520%2F%2520Event%2520Director%2520-%252012%2520month%2520contract.html Events Manager / Events Director - 12 month contract with possibility of perm Creative & Events Agency Oxfordshire 25,000 - 38,000k Fantastic opportunity for an Events Manager or Events Director to join a fantastic events agency based in Oxfordshire. Initially a 12 month contract to cover maternity there is the possibility of a permanent role at the end of the contract. This role is with a thriving creative and events agency based in Oxfordshire. The agency create and manage events on behalf of some fantastic 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 responsibility for the planning and execution of events -Pitching Knowledge / Experience Required: -Experienced events manager -Passionate, enthusiastic and committed This fantastic agency is commutable from Stratford-upon-Avon, Banbury, Oxford, Leamington Spa, Kenilworth, Northampton, Milton Keynes. 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 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.... 17 April 2014 10:10:13 +0000 Head of PR, Communications & Events http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69520/Head%2520of%2520PR%2C%2520Communications%2520%26%2520Events.html The Business School is making a significant investment in professional services support, particularly in respect of external engagement activities.  As a result of this, a new team of PR, Communications and Events has been created and we are looking for an experienced PR and Communications professional to lead the team across the full range of its activities.  The post will be supported by a PR & Communications Manager and a Conference & Events Manager, and we are currently recruiting to both of which posts.  The fully staffed PR, Communications and Events team will have a complement of 8, drawn from existing staff and new appointments.   As Head of PR, Communications & Events, you will be responsible for increasing awareness of the Business School and its activities, for shaping its reputation and for influencing key local, regional and international stakeholders.  You will have a strong background in PR, communications and events at both strategic and operational levels, and experience of leading and managing a team.   You will be working closely with both professional and academic colleagues within the School and across the wider University to ensure that the team supports the delivery of the School's strategic objectives, and experience of working within HE would be beneficial, although not essential.   This position is full-time and open ended.   Apply online, view further details or browse more jobs at our website. Ref: 028709 .   Closing date: 5pm, Friday 9 May 2014. 15 April 2014 16:04:48 +0000 Freelance Event Productiion Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69406/Freelance%2520Event%2520Productiion%2520Manager.html Freelance Event Production Manager, Berkshire, 200-250 per day, 6 month contract This is truly one of the best agencies around to work for. They really value their staff and has some of the best brands around, a real winning combination. They are seeking a freelance Production Manager with the knowledge of installs within client offices, be familiar with wayfinding, be able to run a roadshow or an event and ideally have a background in large format and environmental graphic installations. The job is to manage, from concept to completion, the production, logistics and installation of projects for their clients, which are household brand names. Some of the daily roles for this person will include; Attend project kick-off meetings when necessary, and identify next steps to progress a project through to the next stage. Undertake site surveys. Cost, procure and deliver the technical and production requirements for a variety of different large format & environmental graphics installations, campaign projects, events and roadshows. Be responsible for developing the creative idea, along with the Studio and Account Team, into a fully costed and deliverable solution. Work with vendors to design technical systems and solutions, and manage supplier negotiations on a job-by-job basis to get the best available rates. Develop critical path timelines, on-site schedules, supplier briefing docs, and manage crew timings for each individual project. Offer advice on all areas of technical solutions, large format printing and construction to all levels of the business. Ensure... 04 April 2014 14:02:55 +0000 Senior Marketer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/68782/Senior%2520Marketer.html Senior Marketer or a Client Director for seriously successful but specialized agency who focus on below-the-line marketing strategies that get a brand noticed, talked about and remembered through bespoke campaigns - think pop-up stores, guerrilla marketing and unique brand experiences. Their expertise lies in building brand communities through word of mouth, influencer campaigns and social media techniques. As a one-stop solution for fashion, retail and lifestyle companies that want to set themselves apart, offering everything from consumer insight to creative workshops, strategic thinking through to delivery, production and complete roll out of campaigns. Role • To provide leadership and strategic direction for the team • Create and oversee the successful delivery of a sales and marketing plan. • Oversee financial performance including profitability and budgeting. • Successfully lead certain large-scale projects ensuring that clients are delighted. • Deliver world-class creativity that is then accurately and successfully implemented. • Monitor the efficiency of the business and the achievement of the business targets. Experience needed in: • A proven marketing track-record within the creative industry • Strong understanding of the media / techniques to increase brand awareness • Ability to lead and inspire fellow team members • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal 25 March 2014 15:03:09 +0000 Account Executive http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/67753/Account%2520Executive.html A successful marketing and design agency currently require a driven and enthusiastic  Account Executive who enjoys developing existing clients and identifying new opportunities - an ideal chance for someone who is eager and keen to develop their career within a fast paced agency environment. On daily basis, you will be involved in a mixture of tasks from working A CRM focused database, creating stronger bonds with new and existing clients, as well as overseeing design and digital projects.  A fair part of the role includes attending events and exhibitions to gain industry knowledge and build new contacts. It is desirable that you will have some experience of working within a design or digital environment but more important you will have a positive and proactive attitude along with having an eye for spotting a new opportunity. As a person you will need to be personable, determined coupled with excellent communication skills and be able to adapt well to change and grasp ideas and subjects quickly. You will also demonstrate a confident, yet approachable manner and be prepared to be a team player as you will be working closely with management, external clients, and the studio. This is an opportunity to join a successful business with exciting growth plans and may suit someone who is in a sales oriented role looking to move into an agency environment.  In return,  you'll have a scope for career development and the opportunity to join a truly unique agency that boasts a great working environment. Needless to say, you will also  be...