The Drum Jobs 21 October 2016 17:05:14 +0000 MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER The University of Manchester Library is one of only five National Research Libraries and the third largest academic library in the UK.  Our vast and rich collections (both print and increasingly digital) help us to deliver a world-class library and information service for the University of Manchester.  While our primary objective is to meet the learning, teaching and research needs of University members, we are also fully committed to widening access to our services to individual researchers, local schools and others in the regional community. As part of the Library’s Strategic Marketing team, you will focus on initiating, creating, developing and delivering marketing and communications activity to support the Library strategy. We are looking for an experienced marketer with a passion for communications methodology and creativity.  With a fresh innovative approach, you will be keen to support your colleagues to create and deliver their messages through smart and effective channels.  Hours and place of work Normal working hours are 35 hours per week.  This post is based primarily in the Main Library, Oxford Road.  However, all Library employees are required to work at any Library site, as necessary.  All Library staff are required to wear an identity badge. As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.  As we are committed to the principles of the Race Equality Charter Mark, we would particularly welcome applications from the men and the black and minority ethnic (BME)... 20 October 2016 10:10:05 +0000 Council Member Play your part in keeping advertising responsible. The Advertising Standards Authority is seeking three new Members for its Council, to play a key role and help shape the direction of advertising regulation. We are seeking one Independent Member, with no previous involvement in or connection with the advertising industry, and two Members with an industry background: one from a career in agencies, one from the broadcast media. The ASA is the UK’s independent regulator of advertising across all media, including online. Our work includes acting on complaints and taking proactive action against misleading, harmful or offensive advertisements. As a Council Member, one of your key roles will be ruling on complaints about whether or not an ad is responsible. We are looking for someone with sound judgement, independent mind and analytical skill. If you’d like to know more, or to apply, please visit  and complete the application form. Closing date is Friday, 25 November 2016 at 12 noon. We welcome applications from all sections of the community regardless of race, gender, age, religion or belief, sexual orientation or disability and expect candidates to honour the Seven Principles of Public Life. 19 October 2016 12:12:27 +0000 Senior Account Manager (B2B/Integrated) A great opportunity has arisen for a high calibre senior account manager with a well-established integrated agency, who are looking to further strengthen their already highly impressive client services team. This is likely to be a very involved and demanding role, and it requires proven strategic flair, a passion for B2B brands and creativity, the ability to liaise effectively at all levels, internally and externally, a hands-on approach, and good project management skills, as well as the ability to develop client relationships effectively and profitably. You should be a strong team player, but also someone who is able to use their initiative to good effect and make a positive individual contribution to the agency’s ongoing success and development. Suitable candidates for this position will have at least 4/5 years’ experience in a high quality environment and the ability to handle varied client requirements smoothly and efficiently, providing a high quality input and ensuring that multi-channel campaigns are implemented within the agreed guidelines; also, that creative, marketing and commercial objectives are achieved in a timely and effective manner. The role is suited to either an existing AM seeking more scope and responsibility or an existing SAM in need of a new challenge. The team is friendly and informal, but high-powered and professional. The salary is negotiable, and the prospects are excellent. Call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV to 17 October 2016 17:05:39 +0000 PR Account Manager PR Account Manager Location: Manchester Salary: £25 - £30k This is an exciting opportunity for a PR Account Manager who is looking to progress. Based in Manchester, our client is one of the fastest growing PR agencies in the North and they're now looking to invest in developing someone who can grow with the business. The agency work with a range of high profile clients across a diverse range of sectors (B2C and B2B). They've won a number of major industry awards over the year and have a great training and development programme. This person in particular will benefit from individual mentoring from an experienced Head of PR, in addition to the opportunity to work on a wide range of clients and campaigns and have unlimited progression opportunities. Initially the PR Account Manager will be responsible for: Managing several existing clients and fully immersing yourself within their businesses to fully understand them. Developing effective PR strategies for clients that meet their individual short and long term aims and objectives.  Managing campaigns which are diverse in their nature including both traditional and Digital PR. Pitching ideas to clients to gain their buy-in and identifying additional opportunities for the agency to support the business. Various ad hoc duties as required. They are looking for someone who will grow with the role taking increasing levels of responsibility for client relationships and strategy in the future. To be suitable for the PR Account Manager role, you will be able to demonstrate the following:... 17 October 2016 11:11:50 +0000 Independent Complaints Panel Member Independent Complaints Panel Member   The Portman Group is the social responsibility organisation for drinks producers.  As the alcohol industry watchdog, we regulate the promotion and packaging of alcohol through respected Codes of Practice.   Complaints under these Codes are determined by an Independent Complaints Panel.  The membership of this Panel is diverse and independent from the Portman Group, representing a wide range of backgrounds and experience.   We are seeking a new Panel member to replace the industry member whose term of appointment is ending shortly.   In order to keep a balance of expertise and experience, we require someone with industry experience; an applicant who is or was directly employed by an alcoholic drinks producer.   Panel members are required to have sound judgement; good communication and listening skills; a reasonable awareness of alcohol issues; a balanced view of alcohol’s role in society; and to be genuinely independent and objective in their thought and approach.   The Panel meets a maximum of eight times a year in Central London.  Members receive an annual honorarium of £3k and are reimbursed for reasonable expenses. Requirements Analytical skills and judgement Candidates should be able to demonstrate experience in analysing arguments and exercising sound judgement. Communication and listening skills Candidates should be able to put a case persuasively in a small meeting, while taking on board the perspective of others. Awareness of alcohol issues... 13 October 2016 15:03:28 +0000 Senior Account Manager: Manchester Senior Account Manager, Manchester, £28,000 - £35,000 If you're looking for an opportunity to work on award winning campaigns for some of the UK's best loved Consumer brands this is a role not to be missed! Our client is one of Manchester's leading integrated Marketing agencies and they are looking for a Senior Account Manager to work on several of their key Leisure, Retail, FMCG and Automotive clients. The agency have a great reputation for pushing boundaries for clients to deliver high profile, and most importantly, effective campaigns for clients. They invest significantly in training and development and have a track record for developing people internally. This role will work on several key clients taking responsibility for: Building relationships with key client decision makers to fully understand their business and requirements. Devising effective fully integrated strategies for clients and presenting ideas to decision makers. Overseeing the delivery of campaigns to ensure work is completed on time within budget. Training junior members of staff. Identifying opportunities to further enhance clients Marketing activites. You will be working on a broad range of campaigns including Advertising (TV, Radio, Outdoor), Digital, POS, Brand and DM so its an exciting role in terms of the variety involved.  Applicants for the Senior Account Manager role should be able to demonstrate: Experience at a similar level gained within an integrated Marketing / Advertising agency, ideally working with recognisable Consumer brands. Excellent... 13 October 2016 15:03:49 +0000 Client Services Manager - POS We’re thrilled to be working with an outstanding creative agency in South Manchester, which boasts an extensive and impressive client list of sports, retail and luxury brands. They are looking for a Client Services Manager to join them at an exciting point in their development.   The Client Services Manager will be responsible for: ·          Managing, supporting and training (when needed) a team of account handlers; supporting them in their day to day activity ·          Responsibility for one of the agencies flagship accounts, a major sports retailer ·          Developing existing accounts by spotting additional revenue opportunities ·          Supporting the Sales team by attending new client meetings and pitches ·          Ensuring high client satisfaction through delivering high quality creative campaigns. This is a brand new role for the agency and as such, we are looking for an experienced Senior Account Manager or Account Director looking to join the senior management team of an exciting creative agency. You will have strong people management experience coupled with the ability to work closely with clients to define their objectives and deliver tangible solutions. The ideal candidate for this role will have experience in managing POS projects within the retail industry. Please apply now... 12 October 2016 14:02:42 +0000 Marketing Manager About the role In this generalist marketing role, you’ll really help us to blow the dust off the past as you drive a fresh and exciting marketing strategy across the full consumer mix. Reporting to the Marketing Director, you'll be expected to hit the ground running and get stuck in with our business plan and our product development – combining long term strategy with shrewd tactical activity to ensure we deliver on challenging visitor volume, accommodation, revenue, market penetration and brand positioning objectives. And as well as taking responsibility for the performance of our internal consumer marketing team, it also means building and managing relationships with PR, media buying and creative agencies. It’s a real opportunity to make an impact on an evolving and ambitious brand and to show it off in all its glory.   You'll be a confident and ambitious individual, using your enthusiasm, passion and credibility to be highly influential across the business.     About you With substantial experience in a consumer marketing role, you’ll have worked on everything from PR, digital and online marketing, to advertising, pricing and brand development. And you’ll have done it all in a B2C retail, leisure, entertainment or hospitality environment. As well as having a savvy business mind and the ability to base decisions on tangible trends and detailed market analysis, you’ll also bring the kind of creative flair that will push boundaries and... 12 October 2016 14:02:44 +0000 Recetionist/PA This is a rare opportunity to join one of the Midlands top marketing  agencies, you will need solid experience within administation and have outgoing personailty, get in touch for more details 11 October 2016 12:12:25 +0000 Senior (B2B) Account Executive (Marketing/PR) A successful and growing integrated agency is looking for an SAE, to start ASAP (they’re busy!). Reporting to an account director, you will play an active role on key accounts, and expected to assist with the management of varied projects, ranging from email marketing and social media campaigns to website and design and print projects, and to ensure client expectations are met (on time and to budget). You’ll be working in a fast-paced creative environment with plenty of deadlines, so a cool head under pressure is essential, as is a personable and friendly manner, and the ability to deal with clients at all levels, over the telephone, in writing and face-to-face. You should have experience of working in a B2B PR or marketing agency and the ability to project manage and multi-task – strong organisation skills and high attention to detail are essential. And you MUST have experience of writing blogs and social media posts. Based in an outstanding location (reachable from either side of the Pennines), the agency offers a great working environment, as well as tremendous scope and opportunity for the right individuals. To find out more, call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV to   11 October 2016 11:11:01 +0000 Digital Account Manager - Leeds Our client is a leading agency in Leeds. We're currently looking for a Digital Account Manager to join the team.  You will have worked across web and mobile development projects and will be used to managing brands online.  Ideally, we're also looking fora  Digital Account Manager who has a strong understanding of Email campaigns, Content Marketing, Search Marketing and Social Media too - a true digital all-rounder.  If you've managed organic and paid search campaigns for clients, you'll have a real advantage.  Ideally as Digital Account Manager you will know all about online marketing - not just about nuts and bolts and delivery of campaigns. You'll be able to get under the skin of your clients brands and to understand their audiences and customer journeys.  We're looking for all the usual personal qualities in an Account Manager. You will be super organised with strong attention to detail and the ability to spin multiple plates simultaneously. We're looking for an Account Manager who can proactively manage clients and who can manage their expectations and maximise the effectiveness of campaigns. You'll be genuinely interested in your clients' products and services and will be constantly coming up with innovative ideas for them. No two days are ever the same and you'll thrive in a busy and fast paced work environment. This is a great agency in Leeds. They take career development very seriously and it's a sociable and buzzy environment to work in. We will also consider Senior Account Managers so... 11 October 2016 09:09:23 +0000 Interim Account Director - maternity contract Our client is a leading design & branding agency based in Leeds. To cover a 12 month maternity leave, they are now seeking an established Account Director to join their team. To be considered for this role, you must have a proven track record in agency account handling at a senior level. We're looking for an Account Director who can demonstrate experience of developing strategic, long term client relationships in order to maximise revenue and profitability and who also has superb man management skills. You should have experience in working with clients in the FMCG and Retail sectors with excellent design & branding capability, it would be advantageous if this was with a view to print and production for corporate and packaging work.  We are looking for an Account Director who can start a contract at the start of November 2016. This is a fantastic agency with a terrific culture and lots of big brand clients. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian in the first instance. 11 October 2016 09:09:18 +0000 Account Manager (Integrated) This award-winning TTL agency is looking to boost its client services team with the appointment of an additional Account Manager to help manage their increasing workload. Working in a fast-moving environment, to tight deadlines, your main responsibility will be client liaison and managing projects (both print and digital) through to completion, ensuring that both client needs and agency standards are achieved, and also that work is completed on time, to budget and in line with agreed objectives. Suitable candidates for this role will have a good knowledge of digital and print, 3+ years' experience in a marketing agency, and strong organisation, co-ordination and communication skills, together with a keen eye for detail and the ability to develop strong relationships at all levels - both internally and externally.    This is a great opportunity to develop your career in a fast-growing agency with much to offer – including high level exposure to quality clients, a supportive environment and plenty of opportunities for career progression. To find out more, call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV to   11 October 2016 08:08:21 +0000 Social Media Account Director Social Media Account Director, Manchester: £40 - 50K + excellent benefits Our client is one of the most respected agencies in Manchester. Over the years they've grown consistently and built an outstanding reputation for their Creative and Innovative work on behalf of some of the UK's best known brands. In recent years they have built an effective Social Media offering which has won numerous industry awards and they are now looking to invest further in this function by bringing in a Social Media Account Director. It's a varied and rewarding role which will be primarily responsible for driving the growth of the Social Media function, and training and mentoring the team. Specifically duties will include: - Building relationships with key decision makers in both new and existing clients and demonstrating the agencies Social Media experience and track record. - Presenting ideas to clients that will enhance their Social Media activities and securing the opportunity for the agency to deliver such services. - Devising effective Social Media strategies for clients (including Paid) and then overseeing their implementation internally. - Reporting back to clients on the effectiveness of Social Media campaigns and projects. - Maintaining a keen interest in new social media channels and opportunities and presenting back to clients ideas on how they can best utilise these. - Overseeing the on boarding of new clients and supporting the account management team.   The Social Media Account Director will be a high profile role within the agency offering... 10 October 2016 16:04:48 +0000 PR Manager PR Manager Location: Manchester Salary: £30 - £35K This is a fantastic opportunity for an existing PR Manager in a consumer business or an Account Manager in a large PR Agency. Our client is a market leader in their field within the leisure industry, boasting an excellent reputation with their customers. Due to a period of growth an exciting opportunity for a PR Manager has arisen. Reporting into the Head of Communications & PR, the PR Manager will be joining the team to help develop their in-house function. You will create out of the box ideas to add to a calendar of PR Activity and content that will help the brand stand out in a competitive market.    The Role ·         You will define a PR strategy that will strengthen the brands position in the market and drive positive conversation to the target audience ·         You will build and maintain strong relationships with national & regional media contacts as well as identifying opportunities for new PR Partnerships ·         You will oversee media monitoring and use measurement tools to create reports on PR Activities and its impact on the business ·         You will work closely with the Social Media Manager to establish a digital focus for PR Activity and define the strongest channels About You ·         You will have PR Experience... 10 October 2016 11:11:12 +0000 Account Manager - Creative Agency, West Midlands Account Manager - Creative Agency, West Midlands £28-30k This established Creative Agency based in Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham are looking for an agency experienced Account Manager with proven experience gained within a creative/advertising agency environment. Job Description We are looking for a passionate and pro-active Account Manager with creative flair, who will partner with our account management team to ensure the long-term success of our customers. Based in Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham the agency is an innovative, full service design and marketing communications agency, with extensive experience in delivering creativity across the board to an extremely varied client base. They work with a variety of clients ranging from small to multi-national corporations across B2B, B2C and B2E. Responsibilities include developing and maintaining long-term relationships with customers, connecting with key business executives and stakeholders, liaising between customers and internal teams to ensure the timely and successful delivery of our solutions according to customer needs. Key responsibilities: •    Project manage multiple projects of all types •    Take briefs, prepare project costs, plans and time schedules •    Attend client meetings •    Brief creative team and present creative work •    Prepare contact reports and project progress reports •    Organise and maintain client files, and update job records •  ... 07 October 2016 13:01:44 +0000 Senior Account Executive/Account Manager. Leeds & Amsterdam Our client is a long established agency based in Leeds. Following continued growth, they are now seeking a talented Senior Account Executive to join their team. We're looking for a SAE who has a minimum of 2 years agency experience and who is looking for their next step up the career ladder. You'll be fully proficient in managing creative briefs from concept to completion and will be used to working directly with clients - strong communication skills are a must. The agency is fully integrated and you'll work across design, advertising, DM, digital and SP campaigns - you should be a strong all rounder. It's a lovely place to work with a very sociable team and decent working hours. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP. 05 October 2016 17:05:58 +0000 Head of Digital / Digital Account Director Head of Digital / Digital Account Director: Integrated Agency in Manchester We are working with one of Manchester's leading full service agencies in their search for a Head of Digital to lead and develop their Digital offering. The agency has ambitious plans for growth with Digital very much at the forefront of this, so it's an exciting opportunity for someone looking to make their own mark on a division. The Head of Digital / Digital Account Director will be responsible for: Reviewing and developing the agencies existing strategy for Digital growth, identifying additional opportunities to increase revenues. Raising awareness of the agencies Digital offering via Business Development, Marketing and Networking to grow the existing client base. Maintaining the agencies current focus on generating retained revenue from Digital (SEO, PPC etc), whilst identifying additional opportunities from existing and new clients for project work. Developing the existing team and recruitment of new skills into the agency as required. Providing leadership, direction and training to the team to ensure the agency retains its top talent. As part of the senior management team, playing an active role in driving growth across other areas of the agency particularly PR and Social Media. Maintaining an awareness of changes and innovations in Digital Marketing that can benefit the agency and its clients. This is an autonomous role offering the opportunity to shape a Digital function as you see fit. They are open to seeing people currently operating at a similar level currently,... 30 September 2016 15:03:35 +0000 Senior Account Manager / Account Director This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing and successful full service marketing agency in Manchester as they look to recruit a Senior Account Manager / Junior Account Director. The agency has established themselves as one of the major players in B2B Marketing, working with a generous mix of exciting clients and producing stunning multi-channel campaigns. Their team comprises of some of the greatest minds in the region and you will play an integral part in their growth and continued success. As a Senior Account Manager / Account Director, you will be responsible for looking after some of the agency’s key account as well as mentoring and managing a talented account handling team. As a Senior Account Manager / Account Director you will be responsible for: ·         Developing marketing and communications strategies for your clients, working closely with account management and creative teams ·         Commercial management of your client accounts, and responsible for growing client revenue. ·         Attending client meetings to take accurate briefs, working alongside the team to delegate workload ·         Overseeing and managing an account handling team ·         Ensuring that all campaigns are delivered to a high quality, on time and within client budget. This is a fantastic role for someone looking to join a fresh,... 29 September 2016 10:10:59 +0000 Account Executive This well-loved and highly reputable Marketing Communications agency based in Manchester is on the lookout for two Account Executives, due to growth. As an Account Executive, you will be working with Senior Account Managers to deliver a multitude of different projects for large retail brands, including POS, in-store marketing, brochures and DM campaigns.  Ideally, you will have 6-12 months experience working in a traditional marcomms agency - and be a Junior Account Executive currently, or an Account Executive looking for a new challenge.  This agency has one of the best employee retention rates in the region, due to their fantastic work ethos, collaborative culture, ample career progression opportunity and large, attractive brands to work on.  Opportunities at this agency are rare; so please apply now to hear more information! 29 September 2016 09:09:37 +0000 PR Account Manager / Senior PR Account Manager: Rapidly growing agency PR Account Manager / Senior PR Account Manager: Manchester This is an exciting opportunity for a PR Account Manager / Senior PR Account Manager who is looking to progress. Based in Manchester, our client is one of the fastest growing PR agencies in the North and they're now looking to invest in developing someone who can grow with the business. The agency work with a range of high profile clients across a diverse range of sectors (B2C and B2B). They've won a number of major industry awards over the year and have a great training and development programme. This person in particular will benefit from individual mentoring from an experienced Director, in addition to the opportunity to work on a wide range of clients and campaigns. Initially the PR Account Manager / Senior PR Account Manager will be responsible for: Managing several existing immersing yourself within their business to fully understand them. Developing effective PR strategies for clients that meet their individual short and long term aims and objectives.  Overseeing a small team, checking their written work and providing training and development. Managing campaigns which are diverse in their nature including both traditional and Digital PR. Pitching ideas to clients to gain their buy-in and identifying additional opportunities for the agency to support the business. Various ad hoc duties as required. They are looking for someone who will grow with the role taking increasing levels of responsibility for client relationships and strategy in the future. To be suitable for the PR... 24 October 2016 17:05:30 +0000 Online Community Manager - Social Media - London Online Community Manager - Social Media - London One of London's fastest growing social media and E-commerce companies are seeking an enthusiastic Online Community Manager to join them. You'll be responsible for engaging with millions of users via the website and mobile apps and be a key part of growing, managing and developing communities across the world. Through social media, direct user engagement, organising events and forum moderation you'll have true ownership of your work and the direction you take. As the company attract more and more users you'll be able to grow and drive the creation of a true brand - creating contributors and partners, not just customers. Day to day you'll have the chance to work with the company's social media output and content, build, manage and optimise engagement strategies and work with teams across the company and define the brand. Requirements: Experience of growing a community around a specific product, group or activity (at work or university) An understanding of the social media landscape and content on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram etc Excellent written and verbal communication skills User experience focused mindset Self-starter with an eye for detail Comfort in a fast-paced environment, agile and ability to multitask If you have any questions, please call Alex Cornwallis Elt is an Employment Agency and has been listed 3 times in The Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100 of the UK`s fastest growing private companies, as well as in the Recruitment International Top 250, Top 50 in IT and the Recruiter Fast 50. 24 October 2016 17:05:29 +0000 Social Media manager - Sports An amazing opportunity for a Social Media Manager at a major gaming company in their London office. This position will focus on sports content, managing the posts that reach a huge following, covering the biggest sporting events around the world. This company has gone through a huge growth faze and boast one of the biggest net spends on their marketing in the industry. You will also have a team of juniors who you can guide to help you take the social media in the direction that you envisage. You Need: An extremely strong knowledge and interest in sports is the most important factor in this role! 3 years' plus in a Social Media role Experience managing a team and the ability to see the bigger picture Worked in sports media or News Company would be a bonus Previously created and managed campaigns Passion for the job and commitment is key My client are growing a team that they invest a lot of time into. They want their social media to be run to the highest possible standard and by someone who loves sport! Location: London Salary: £40k - £55k (depending on experience) + bonus 24 October 2016 17:05:29 +0000 Digital Marketing Manager Digital Marketing Manager - Innovative online print company - £35000 - £45000 Exciting opportunity to join this quirky, fun online print company as their Digital Marketing Manager. This role will see you being responsible for the entire digital marketing proposition; helping to drive traffic across a multitude of digital channels. You will be reporting into the Marketing and Product Director. To be successful in your application, you must have: Management experience Adwords, Analytics, Double Click Great communication skills Innovative edge Return on investment analysis Desirable skills: Media agency experience Degree Google Adwords, PPC skills, Analytics Team management - experience of managing a range of skill levels 24 October 2016 17:05:29 +0000 Medical Equipment Field Sales Representative/Account Manager Medical Equipment Sales Representative/Account Manager sought by an established and highly successful company to cover the East Coast of Scotland. You will have sold pharmaceuticals or medical equipment or consumables into the NHS and must be used to building strong relationships with decision makers in Acute Trusts (Hospitals). Local authorities also make up the client base. This is an established territory with solid and sustainable year on year sales. Commission in uncapped but OTE will be c£52,000 with a basic of £40000 and the rest in bonus.