The Drum Jobs http://www.thedrum.co.uk/jobs/rss/ 26 February 2015 12:12:43 +0000 Event Executive http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/87746/Event%2520Executive.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 are looking for an Event Executive to join our vibrant Awards Team with immediate start.  Working as part of the experienced, fun and motivated team based in our 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 Minimum 18 months relevant event experience in the awards industry 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 Strong networking and people skills Great communicator both written and verbal Passionate about awards and events With events in Scotland, Manchester, Birmingham and London, the role... 06 February 2015 09:09:40 +0000 Account Manager - Events http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/86392/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 27 February 2015 17:05:13 +0000 Freelance Presentation Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/87832/Freelance%2520Presentation%2520Designer.html Freelance Presentation Designer, Oxford, 200-250 per day An exciting opportunity has become available for a Freelance Presentation Designer in a Marketing Agency in Oxford. Immediate start for a 3 - 6 month contract with the potential to be ongoing. They are looking for an experienced Designer who is a whizz with designing presentations in PowerPoint, Prezi, Keynote, Photoshop, Illustrator, video, animation, infographics, interactive PDFs and any of the latest innovations. You will own the creation of presentations for a number of large and diverse clients creating internal presentations that will really make an impact. You will be working alongside the content team, defining focused clear and engaging stories and finding new ways to bring them to life visually - You will be representing agencies with senior client stakeholders, taking briefs and advising on best practice solutions. It goes without saying you will already be confident to working within client branding guidelines. Creating original graphic content for presentations for a wide variety of sectors and audiences to include multi-media, infographics, animations, charts and Illustrator. Working and directing internal and freelance presentation specialists to manage workloads and workflows for large scale productions. Collaborating with off-site A/V personnel regarding technical requirements for sound lighting and presentations. Freelance Presentation Designer, Oxford, 200-250 per day Blue Skies specialise in Marketing Recruitment covering Clientside, Account Handling, PR and Executive. We also... 12 February 2015 17:05:25 +0000 Production Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/86888/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... 11 February 2015 12:12:11 +0000 Freelance Presentation Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/86769/Freelance%2520Presentation%2520Designer.html Freelance Presentation Designer, Oxford, 200-250 per day An exciting opportunity has become available for a Freelance Presentation Designer in a Marketing Agency in Oxford. Immediate start for a 3 - 6 month contract with the potential to be ongoing. They are looking for an experienced Designer who is a whizz with designing presentations in PowerPoint, Prezi, Keynote, Photoshop, Illustrator, video, animation, infographics, interactive PDFs and any of the latest innovations. You will own the creation of presentations for a number of large and diverse clients creating internal presentations that will really make an impact. You will be working alongside the content team, defining focused clear and engaging stories and finding new ways to bring them to life visually - You will be representing agencies with senior client stakeholders, taking briefs and advising on best practice solutions. It goes without saying you will already be confident to working within client branding guidelines. Creating original graphic content for presentations for a wide variety of sectors and audiences to include multi-media, infographics, animations, charts and Illustrator. Working and directing internal and freelance presentation specialists to manage workloads and workflows for large scale productions. Collaborating with off-site A/V personnel regarding technical requirements for sound lighting and presentations. Freelance Presentation Designer, Oxford, 200-250 per day Blue Skies specialise in Marketing Recruitment covering Clientside, Account Handling, PR and Executive. We also... 09 February 2015 12:12:03 +0000 Account Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/86558/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... 06 February 2015 10:10:21 +0000 Senior Account Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/86397/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! 06 February 2015 09:09:18 +0000 Events Account Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/86389/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... 03 February 2015 13:01:09 +0000 Project Assistant http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/86153/Project%2520Assistant.html 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