The Drum Jobs http://www.thedrum.co.uk/jobs/rss/ 28 July 2014 17:05:23 +0000 Account Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/75805/Account%2520Manager.html Account Manager: Manchester city centre 25 - 30K We are seeking an Account Manager to join one of Manchester's leading independent agencies! Our client is a successful agency who's portfolio of clients includes a number of instantly recognisable household brands and major Retailers. They work from fantastic modern offices in the city centre and have a culture where their people are well rewarded for the work they do. Now as a result of a major new client win they are looking for an Account Manager to join the team. The Account Manager role: - Build relationships with key decision makers within the clients to develop a thorough understanding of their Marketing plans. - Working with the relevant in-house teams to develop new ideas for presenting to clients. - Managing campaigns from initial brief through to execution ensuring budgets are maintained and work is completed on time. - Assisting with pitches for new offices. What they are looking for: - Commercially minded Account Manager with experience gained with a reputable agency. - Experience of working with major brands. - Excellent team working skills. - Ability to build and maintain relationships. For more information on this exciting role contact us ASAP! 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... 25 July 2014 16:04:37 +0000 Account Director (International Brand) - Birmingham/Amsterdam http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/75681/Account%2520Director%2520%28International%2520Brand%29%2520-.html The Account Director is a senior member of the Agency business, carrying responsibility for customer service delivery, operational excellence, innovation and sales growth. The Account Director will be responsible for all aspects of the customer relationship, account management, strategic development and delivery of the Agency service and technology platform for the customer. The role will encompass the overall management and innovation of the customer’s business, the development of the customer relationships, identification of new opportunities and liaison with internal departments. This includes the recruiting, management and development of a dedicated account team, your team will comprise of 2 account managers and production operatives. The Account Director will also be responsible to communicate, track and achieve all financial targets, adhere to commercial standards, and optimise commercial benefits from the customer account. The location of the Account Director will be split between the UK and Holland so regular travel will be required. The successful candidate will need to be highly motivated, able to perform under pressure, have experience of working with international brands in a marketing capacity either client side or agency side but both would be good.   Key Responsibilities Strategic Development - Build and maintain strong relationships with key decision makers in the customer organisation, identify their needs, maintain and develop the Agency business and ensure quality delivery of service in order to provide excellent customer... 25 July 2014 16:04:00 +0000 Account Manager (International Brand) - Birmingham http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/75680/Account%2520Manager%2520%28International%2520Brand%29%2520-%2520Birmingham.html The Account Manager is a key member of the Agency team, carrying responsibility for customer service delivery, operational excellence, innovation and project management. The Account Manager will be responsible for the customer relationship, innovation and daily service delivery for a group of geographical marketing areas within the customer’s business. The role will encompass the management and delivery of the Agency’s content creation service to the Areas you have responsibility for, the overall quality control of outputs, WIP management, project management, cost control and estimation, cost tracking and invoicing, project briefing and support for the customer, periodic reporting and first line support for the Agency’s technology platform for the client. The Account Manager will be part of a team that is made up of 2 x account managers, production operatives. You will report into and support the Account Director who has overall responsibility for the customer, you will be part of a close team that is integrated into the customer’s marketing teams. Your location will be the Agency’s HQ in Birmingham but there may be a requirement for travel to continental Europe. The successful candidate will have brand experience either client or agency side, they will also need to be motivated, organized, able to prioritise and think clearly under pressure. Key Responsibilities Customer Service - Build and maintain strong relationships with key decision makers in the customer organisation, identify their needs, maintain and develop the... 23 July 2014 16:04:24 +0000 Senior Account Executive http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/75527/Senior%2520Account%2520Executive.html An award winning integrated marketing agency based at a fantastic location in Manchester is looking for a Senior Account Executive. This agency is very strong on marketing strategies and has a great creative team. The role would involve you directly working and supporting the senior account manager across a range of their clients, and you will be involved in a wide variety of marketing projects, both offline and digital.  They are looking for candidates with 1-2 years experience, but they will also consider outstanding candidates who have less than 12 months experience. They are also looking for someone who has a hardworking approach and excellent communication skills. This is the perfect opportunity for an Account Executive to join an agency that really looks after their staff, and helps them to progress and develop in their career.     22 July 2014 16:04:29 +0000 Head of Strategy http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/75462/Head%2520of%2520Strategy.html The ability to control and manage a team of 10 will be managed with ease and flair allowing you to remain calm and a key figure within the agency. This Head of Strategy will ideally come from a well respected Branding / Design / Integrated / Advertising agency where they are looking for a new and rewarding challenge. Are you... Award winning? Do you head up the Strategy Team at your current agency? Do you have a plethora of experience from working with both consumer, corporate and / or retail brands? If the answer is YES then we want to talk to you... If you think that you cut the mustard apply now; however we can only respond to those candidates that we genuinely feel would be the right fit for our client. 17 July 2014 10:10:44 +0000 Executive Assistant http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/75179/Executive%2520Assistant.html Part of The Drum group, RAR (Recommended Agency Register), a renowned consultancy and online business, is looking for an Executive Assistant to join its team.   You will work as part of our growing team to support the delivery of our services on and offline. Based in our Glasgow office, you will provide excellent customer service on a day-to day basis and perform administrative, sales and executive support duties.   You will be responsible for regular database updates and will answer general enquiries by phone and e- mail.    You will also support the delivery of key offline publications and projects throughout the year.   The successful candidate will have solid general computer skills - MS Office, Excel, Internet search.  It would also be advantageous to have experience of CRM and CMS systems (but not essential).  Training will be provided. Salary is from £16K    To apply for this role please contact -  sascha.moses@thedrum.com 16 July 2014 15:03:15 +0000 Lecturer in Marketing http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/75086/Lecturer%2520in%2520Marketing.html Based in the Department of Communication, Marketing and Media, you will be involved in the delivery and development of marketing-based modules across undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the Business School. You will also contribute to the development and delivery of the School's new and dynamic Digital Marketing Project. You might currently be working in the field of marketing in industry or in a teaching capacity. Were in the business of changing lives, developing students into highly employable graduates. This is your opportunity to be part of that amazing journey and join our 1500 colleagues who already enjoy the vibrant community, richly rewarding work and lifestyle afforded by generous holidays (36 days per annum plus 10 fixed days) and flexible working options. While you develop your career, well be looking after your future, with generous pension contributions and state of the art facilities at our stunning riverside campus at Garthdee. If youre interested in bringing your marketing experience to the University and would like further information, please contact: Jo Royle - j.royle@rgu.ac.uk. There are a restricted number of certificates of sponsorship available in the UK and there is no guarantee that the University would be able to obtain one should the successful candidate require one. 16 July 2014 09:09:51 +0000 Senior Account Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/75032/Senior%2520Account%2520Director.html This is one of the most high profile roles in the Midlands heading up a high profile automotive account, there is a clear progression path with a position on the board.   get in touch ASAP for confidetial chat 14 July 2014 16:04:22 +0000 Creative http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/74931/Creative.html Do you consider yourself an ideas person? Here at HAVAS LYNX we work as a team on projects of all shapes and sizes. Creativity and ideas lie at the heart of everything we do and we now have an exciting opportunity for a Creative to join our award winning Studio. We’re looking for someone who has a passion for coming up with creative concepts and is confident creating incredible pieces for print and digital. Day to day you will work with Account Handlers, Writers and Developers and we’re seeking someone who is comfortable working in a multi-disciplinary team, thinking of ideas one day, designing them the next, then crafting them the day after. We hope you’d be passionate and proud of your work and that you keep an eye on the finer details. We’re very proud of our heritage and culture, so in return, you’ll find HAVAS LYNX is a sociable, friendly environment. We place a great deal of focus on the development of our people, supporting you and providing ample opportunity to advance your career.  Sounds like the perfect role for you? Great - please send your CV and portfolio to Aimee via Aimee.Stapleton@havasww.com 10 July 2014 11:11:56 +0000 Senior Account Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/74745/Senior%2520Account%2520Manager.html Brief overview With an impressive portfolio of clients across UK and Europe, this very successful integrated B2B agency is seeking a Senior Account Manager to enhance their marketing team. This agency is full of talented, creative and passionate people that have accumulated an array of awards over recent years.  They are well respected within their industry and are presently on a growth curve, hence the reason for this key opening.       The role This particular agency is mid sized and have grown steadily and sensibly which is a testament to their ethics and exceptional creative delivery on projects. The key focus of this role will be to manage the day to day relationships with key clients and contribute to the continual development of the agency. You will ensure the provision of excellent standards of service to clients, paving the way for continued growth, expansion and profitability. It is vital that you have a real passion for marketing and in particular digital, combined with an excellent sense of commerciality and outstanding communication skills. And as you will be joining an already great client services team, you need to prove that you have what it takes to maintain the highest levels of client service. What we’re looking for Due to the key position of this role within the agency, it is important that you have acquired at least five years B2B agency or client side marketing experience.     It goes without saying that an important part of this role will be creating and implementing... 08 July 2014 18:06:23 +0000 Marketing Manager - great in-house opp, N Manchester http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/74645/Marketing%2520Manager%2520-%2520great%2520in-house%2520opp%2C%2520%2520N.html Our client is a well established manufacturer and retailer of promotional clothing and accessories based in North Manchester.  Following continued growth, they are seeking a Marketing Manager to join their team.  To be considered for this role you must have 5 years + marketing experience, ideally within the B2B sector and you'll be experienced in managing and developing international distributor relations, supporting distributors with marketing collateral and photography, product development,  attending trade exhibitions, managing PR and all digital platforms too.  Essentially you'll be a marketing communications all-rounder and you will manage a small team to implement the marketing plan.  We're looking for a Marketing Manager who is hugely organised and who will provide structure and process in an extremely busy organisation.  We're also looking for someone who is driven and commercially minded but also very happy to roll up their sleeves and muck in with the day to day running of the marketing team.  Any language skills - particularly French or German would be desirable but are not essential.   Knowledge of the retail sector would also be desirable as our client is working directly with key UK retailers aswell as with trade partners.  Whilst on a day to day basis, digital marketing represents a relatively small part of the role, our client is looking at a major overhaul of their online presence so previous experience of managing a major website development project working with agencies or other suppliers is... 08 July 2014 09:09:56 +0000 Senior Copywriter http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/74623/Senior%2520Copywriter.html   Senior Copywriter If you’re an experienced Copywriter looking for a new challenge in the North West, you will not want to miss out on this opportunity! My client is a Times 100 Top Employer, which has grown phenomenally over the past couple of years. With brand new, purpose built offices and a growing client base, their brand is well respected in the market-place and they have created a fantastic working environment for their employees. They are actively looking for a Senior Copywriter to create engaging and creative content for their on and offline marketing channels, including website articles, press releases, advertising copy, internal communications and blog posts. As part of the content team, you will be devising and implementing the content strategy across the various businesses within the group, as well as managing and adhering to the tone and feel of the various brands. They are looking for someone passionate, persuasive and creative, who is just as comfortable writing short as they are writing long copy to tight deadlines. You will be integrating your content with a range of different media, therefore you must have experience of working with different CMS’ and able to work together with the content team, to deliver search engine friendly copy. If you are interested in this position, please apply now to find out more.  04 July 2014 14:02:35 +0000 Account Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/74467/Account%2520Director.html Account Director Manchester £45k / £65k with bonuses This is an extremely rare opportunity for an ambitious Account Director to join one of the fastest growing and ambitious agencies in Manchester.  Only a few years old, they’ve already almost 50 staff, turnover tripled in 2013 and they are forecasting 30% growth in 2014, with ambitious future plans.  This role is part of the agency’s senior management team and carries significant strategic, management, commercial and organisational responsibilities.  You will focus on maximising ROI whilst overseeing the running of key accounts.  There is a significant focus on helping the agency further integrate their offering, cross-selling opportunities within existing clients, and leading and winning pitches.  The role requires a deep strategic knowledge of integrated marketing and a proven track record of client growth and pitch success.  It is essential that you are a great communicator, able to inspire your team and clients, and strong man management skills are imperative.  Long term this role will grow with the success of the agency and it is envisaged that this role will evolve into Client Services Director. 04 July 2014 12:12:33 +0000 Senior Account Executive http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/74463/Senior%2520Account%2520Executive.html Brief Overview This integrated agency works with an incredible number of brands, which is a testament to their cultured and innovative approach to delivering results. They now seek a Senior Account Executive to be responsible for overseeing the TTL requirements of a range of credible and well-known B2B accounts. The role The vast majority of this role will focus on more traditional methods of marketing communications alongside digital projects. The work is extremely creative and you will be immersed overseeing innovative projects which will involve lots of client liaison, as well as keeping a watchful eye on costs and time scales. This will be across all projects which will require finely honed client handling and organisational skills as well as a critical eye for detail.  With the support of senior account handlers,  you will lead clients through a fascinating selection of campaigns, and work on a variety of projects from highly creative corporate literature and advertising to digital. You will also have the backing of an award-winning creative team, renowned for creating high-end creative solutions to complex marketing briefs. What we’re looking for You must have a sound understanding across all disciplines, alongside the necessary committed and passionate approach to your daily duties. You should be able to bring clear judgement and sound decision making skills to a team of talented marketers. We envisage that you will have a minimum two years' agency experience, and will enjoy developing creative marketing campaigns from brief to... 03 July 2014 12:12:51 +0000 Account Executive http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/74336/Account%2520Executive.html Brief overview Founded over 20 years ago our client has established itself as one of the most recognised advertising and marketing agencies in the North West. Since their inception, they have developed a solid reputation for innovation and creativity and continue to win plaudits for their attitude towards exceeding client expectations. The role Reflecting their determination and desire to continue growing, they are seeking an Account Executive who have experience of coordinating TTL campaigns, both traditional and digital. The successful candidate will work very closely with a senior account executive so there will be plenty of scope to develop and have direct input into the creation and delivery of campaigns. You will also be working alongside other teams within the agency such as PR and creative.  A large proportion of this role will be focused on managing traditional methods of marketing communications such as print, advertising, corporate branding alongside cutting edge digital projects. You will be involved in every step of the campaign from brainstorming sessions through to overseeing costs, budgets and time scales which will make the role interesting and provide with an opportunity to work across all marketing disciplines. What we’re looking for This opportunity will suit an agency or in-house marketing professional who is looking for a new and fulfilling challenge and is happy to work alongside senior account handlers which will enhance your skills and experience.  You will most likely have around twelve months relevant experience and... 02 July 2014 19:07:45 +0000 Account Director - SP specialist http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/74281/Account%2520Director%2520-%2520SP%2520specialist.html Our client is a top Manchester integrated agency who are currently looking to expand their client services team with the recruitment of an Account Director. We're looking for an Account Director with a pedigree agency background who has specialised in SP, particularly on POS campaigns for retail clients.  We're happy to look at SAMs who are ready to step up to Account Director or established Account Directors.  You'll have excellent client servicing skills, be able to work at a fast pace and whilst you'll have well honed strategic skills, you'll still be happy to roll up your sleeves. The agency is a great place to work with a vibrant culture.  They have some of the most talented marketers in the region and an impressive roster of clients. It is definitely an environment with career and development opportunities.  To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.  02 July 2014 10:10:22 +0000 Account Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/74206/Account%2520Director.html Our client is a leading integrated agency in Manchester. Following continued growth, they are seeking an Account Director to join the team. To be considered for this role we are looking for an Account Director with Through the line experience and a pedigree agency background. The key client you will manage is a leading fashion retailer and we're keen to speak to candidates who have prior experience in this or similar sectors (although not exclusively).  You'll be credible working with senior level clients and managing a small account handling team.  We're looking for an Account Director who is as happy delivering press campaigns as they are DM/eCRM and digital but can potentially turn their hand to TV too - a real all-rounder. This is a terrific agency with some of the best talent in the region working there.  If you'd like to find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.  29 July 2014 16:04:23 +0000 Senior Account Executive http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/75908/Senior%2520Account%2520Executive.html After a few months of exciting client wins we need to expand our team with the addition of a Senior Account Executive. We are a young, ambitious and growing team. We believe in great design, great client service and want to plaster our walls with fantastic work. Most important of all, we want to spend our days with brilliant people who live to create, just like we do. Join us and you’ll get the chance to design for print, digital and more. You’re already an Account Executive or a Senior Account Executive looking to make a move. You’ll be organised, attentive and have superb communication skills. You’re happy to work across a wide range of client projects, but equally get stuck in with the day to day. You’ll have a passion for delivering great work and will be able to write creative briefs, manage budgets and add value to our busy accounts team. Up to £20k. If you are ready to take your next step then email your CV to  ruth@grin.uk.com GRIN is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability or age. GRIN, Fleet Street, Birmingham B3 1JL. www.grin.uk.com No agency enquiries please. 29 July 2014 15:03:25 +0000 Account Manager - Airlines http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/75901/Account%2520Manager%2520-%2520Airlines.html COMPANY: A recognized global leader in providing total solutions through right mix of Consulting, Products, smart Legacy modernization services and Outsourcing solutions to Airline Industry worldwide. TITLE: Account Manager - Airlines LOCATION: London, UK COMPENSATION: 70 - 80K Per Annum Base + Bonus RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for managing an account or a cluster of accounts in Airline Sector in the UK. Delivering against key KPI's for accounts. Effectively address client satisfaction and escalation issues until resolved. Representing the customer within the company for all their projects. Continually improving marketing strategies, with a focus on ROI and optimization from the account. Developing business cases and deal structures, lead key negotiations in order to create profitable, long term partnerships and lead strategic planning, communication, execution and review of programs and initiatives. EXPERIENCE: 5-8 years of experience in relationship management, business development, alliance management, account management and business IT. SKILLS: B Tech/MCA/MBA (IT, Finance, Marketing) from reputed institutes In-depth knowledge of the IT and the financial services arenas and strong boardroom presentation skills. This role requires good negotiation skills and excellent interpersonal, relationship building skills and the ability to communicate at mid-management levels both internally and externally. Experience of project planning, budget control, requirements analysis and working in a team. Industry exposure to... 29 July 2014 15:03:25 +0000 Account Manager - Retail http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/75902/Account%2520Manager%2520-%2520Retail.html COMPANY: A recognized global leader in providing total solutions through right mix of Consulting, Products, smart Legacy modernization services  and Outsourcing solutions to Retail Companies worldwide. TITLE:  Account Manager - Retail LOCATION: London,  UK COMPENSATION: 70 - 80K Per Annum Base + Bonus RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for managing an account or a cluster of accounts in Retail Sector in the UK. Delivering against key KPI's for accounts. Effectively address client satisfaction and escalation issues until resolved. Representing the customer within the company for all their projects. Continually improving marketing strategies, with a focus on ROI and optimization from the account.          Developing business cases and deal structures, lead key negotiations in order to create profitable, long term partnerships and lead strategic planning, communication, execution and review of programs and initiatives.  EXPERIENCE: 5-8 years of experience in relationship management, business development, alliance management, account management and business IT.  SKILLS : B Tech/MCA/MBA (IT, Finance, Marketing) from reputed institutes In-depth knowledge of the IT and the financial services arenas and strong boardroom presentation skills. This role requires good negotiation skills and excellent interpersonal, relationship building skills and the ability to communicate at mid-management levels both internally and externally.  Experience of project planning,... 29 July 2014 15:03:25 +0000 Account Executive http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/75903/Account%2520Executive.html This role will work closely with your assigned clients and your account team to identify their needs and/or challenges and recommend targeted solutions that incorporate appropriate digital products and services. An understanding of project management fundamentals is essential as well as an ability to engender trust and confidence with your clients. Responsibilities: - Act as the primary point of contact for your clients; escalate, track and solve client issues - Develop and maintain strong active relationships with key client stakeholders - Manages and oversees client's job posting requests in print and interactive media - Working as a member of an account team to identify client needs and address them with strategic recommendation of digital products and services - Develop in-depth knowledge of the industry and client business needs - Identify opportunities for performance improvement. - Works as part of an interdisciplinary team of agency professionals including production, creative, media, finance and billing - Work with Account Directors, Business Development and proposal team to aid in answering enquiries from potential clients - Provide client reporting on an as-needed basis - Developing project estimates & plans - Ad placement raising media orders, contacting media - Assisting with creation of project scopes and proposals - Developing and maintaining critical issues documents. - Conducting project status meetings - Preparing billing and forecast incomes - Working with Copywriters, Art Directors, Developers and Media team to fulfil client requests and... 29 July 2014 14:02:14 +0000 Senior Digital Marketing Manager - Manchester - Online Retail - c. £60 http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/75892/Senior%2520Digital%2520Marketing%2520Manager%2520-%2520Manchester%2520-.html Senior Digital Marketing Manager - Manchester - Online Retail - c. £60k A brand new role currently exists in Manchester for a Senior Digital Marketing Manager responsible for driving qualified traffic to the website, acquiring new customers and increasing sales through the management and execution of online marketing and advertising campaigns. Current turnover £5m - Growth plan target: £25m by end of 2015. Responsibilities Develop and implement online strategies with focus on high growth in revenue and ROI in marketing costs. Manage key marketing channels including: SEO, PPC, affiliate marketing, social media, email marketing, content marketing, cooperative marketing, comparison shopping engines and data feed strategy. Thoroughly leverage website analytics tools to perform click-path-analysis and make recommendations for further testing and site improvements. Research, identify and implement new online traffic and customer acquisition opportunities. Ongoing management, planning and implementation of customer acquisition activities. Experience Required At least 5 years experience in a similar digital role. A proven track record and outstanding skills in digital, search (SEO & PPC), affiliates, e-marketing, and social media. Highly developed web analytics knowledge and a proven level of success developing strategy based on achieving specified sales targets Outstanding commercial acumen, strong budget management skills and a high level of financial numeracy. Working with international websites in localized languages... 29 July 2014 14:02:27 +0000 Account Director - Fashion / Retail clients http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/75889/Account%2520Director%2520-%2520Fashion%2520%2F%2520Retail%2520clients.html Account Director - Fashion / Retail clients: Greater Manchester 40 - 45K Positions within this leading Manchester based integrated Advertising agency are highly sought after due to the reputation they have built up for their innovative, award-winning work. Their client base contains a range of household name brands and they have an excellent reputation as a leading employer within the region. They are now looking for an Account Director to work on one of their highest revenue generating accounts - a leading Fashion Retailer. They have a longstanding relationship with the client and require an Account Director with significant integrated experience to take this relationship forward. You will be responsible for devising appropriate strategies for the client and overseeing the delivery of Online and Offline campaigns. Only proven relationship builders with experience of managing large clients will be considered for the role, with experience operating as an Account Director within an integrated agency. It must be someone who can challenge perceptions rather than accepting the norm, and someone who has a real passion for creative marketing. Finally the Account Director will be expected to demonstrate a solid grasp of financials and a natural commercial flair. This is just one of many Account Director roles we are managing at the moment in Greater Manchester. For more information contact us today for a confidential chat. Blue Skies specialise in Marketing Recruitment covering Clientside, Account Handling, PR and Executive. We also have a specialist Creative Recruitment... 29 July 2014 14:02:21 +0000 Account Manager - Retail http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/75888/Account%2520Manager%2520-%2520Retail.html Account Manager: Greater Manchester 23 - 28K - Integrated agency, Retail We are looking for an Account Manager based in Greater Manchester to join a leading integrated agency. Its a great opportunity to work on TV Advertising, POS and Digital campaigns for a high profile client in the Retail sector. Supporting an Account Director, the Account Manager will be responsible for: - Managing online and offline campaigns for clients including TV and Press Advertising, Digital Marketing and POS / Promotional Marketing. - Liaising closely with clients to understand their aims and requirements. - Assisting with planning appropriate strategies for clients to gain the maximum return on investment. - Pitching for new business and identifying additional opportunities for the agency with existing clients. - Various ad hoc duties. The Account Manager must have experience within an integrated Marketing Agency - experience of TV advertising would be an advantage but is not essential. The ability to build relationships easily is crucial as are great team working skills. This is a great role offering excellent prospects for progression towards a Senior Account Manager role so forward your CV asap! 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.... 29 July 2014 12:12:20 +0000 Senior Account Executive / Account Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/75884/Senior%2520Account%2520Executive%2520%2F%2520Account%2520Manager.html Senior Account Executive / Account Manager: Manchester 20 - 24K The Manchester office of a global Integrated Marketing agency are looking for a Senior Account Executive / Account Manager to work on several of their largest accounts. Supporting an Account Director, this varied role will offer the successful applicant the opportunity to work on a wide range of Marketing campaigns including: - Advertising - Web projects - Social Media - Direct Marketing and Email Marketing - Print projects including brochure design. The Senior Account Executive / Account Manager will enjoy regular client interaction, building relationships with decision makers. You will be responsible for producing briefs for the internal Creative / Digital teams and will ensure work is completed on time within budget. Additionally you will be involved in pitches for additional work. Applicants must have experience within an Integrated agency. They will be passionate about Marketing and be keen to pursue a career within a global agency. In return the agency are paying a competitive salary with excellent benefits and can offer fantastic career prospects. 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...