The Drum Jobs 18 October 2016 14:02:26 +0000 Repro Operator / Pre-Press Operator - Staffordshire International Packaging design and production company are seeking a Repro/Pre-Press Operator to support the artwork studio based in Tamworth, Staffordshire. Role: To ensure that all images and files are complete and ready for printing according to the printers specifications. Key Responsibilities: •    Ensure that all work is completed to client guidelines and to the standards outlined in the process and procedures •    Ensure artwork interpretation is achievable within print production constraints •    Amending, checking & pre-flighting artwork •    Ensure client guidelines are followed •    Ensure artwork meets printer specifications and print process •    Flagging up any potential artwork errors and fixing if necessary •    Providing colour proofs for client sign off •    Using Adobe CS packages to perform all art working and prepress requirements •    Ensuring accuracy and consistency of artwork •    Ability to mentor new & junior staff, provide training to less experienced team members Skills and Abilities: •    Extensive experience using Adobe CS packages •    Excellent, proven interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills for daily interaction with account management / traffic team •    Knowledge of artwork, pre-press and repro procedures •    Demonstrated... 18 October 2016 14:02:30 +0000 Print & Pre-Press Technical Manager - Staffordshire International Packaging production company are seeking a Print & Pre-Press Technical Manager with a proven track record of managing technical projects in the packaging, print and reprographics industry. Role: This is both an internal and client facing role that is primarily focused on the technical considerations of a job or wider implications. Internally the role will liaise with all departments to oversee and manage all technical aspects of a job, project, procedure or development. They will support the pre-production team and validate works orders before they enter production. Externally the individual will represent the business relating to all technical facets of a job, project, procedure or development. Key Responsibilities: •    To adhere to the company’s “Standard Operating Procedures”. •    To be flexible in line with the demands placed on the business to ensure delivery to clients in accordance with (SLA’s). •    To provide technical support for client services and pre-production to facilitate an efficient order fulfilment process. •    To attend printers as and when required (Fingerprints, Press approvals, Pre production meetings). •    To attend pre-artwork meetings as and when required, balancing the needs of the business with those of the clients. •    To establish and maintain appropriate systems for measuring necessary aspects of service delivery & client satisfaction, applicable to technical... 18 October 2016 14:02:03 +0000 Print/Pre-Press Quality Control Executive - Tamworth, Staffordshire International Packaging design and production company are seeking a Print/Pre-Press Quality Control Executive to support the production studio based in Tamworth, Staffordshire.   This is a technical Quality Control position that would be ideal for anyone with a printing industry background - pre-press department, reprographics or printing experience. You'll be checking a large selection of layouts across a range of containers, boxes and cartons, blister packs and labels so the ability to work accurately at speed will be essential. Role: Responsible to ensure all deliverables will print according to the brief supplied and brand consistencies are adhered to. Key Responsibilities: •    Check the digital artwork / proofs being produced will print and are completed to the brief supplied.   •    To feedback errors to production team in a timely manner. •    To use internal MIS system in accordance with standardised work procedures to ensure an accurate permanent asset database is maintained. •    To understand the importance of using systems and to monitor and record QC errors on all jobs. •    To adhere to all internal processes in place for art working and repro •    To adhere to all reporting processes set up within the department •    Provide input into development of QC process based on client needs. Skills and Abilities: •    Excellent, proven interpersonal, verbal and written... 19 October 2016 16:04:49 +0000 Interactive Media Technician Interactive Media Technician Closing Date: Wednesday 02 November 2016 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 0516-168-R We are inviting applications for this exciting new role in the Department of Media Arts' technical support team to facilitate growth and diversity in the range of creative options we offer across our degree programmes. You will take a leading role in developing technical support for courses examining digital and interactive culture, including delivering practical skills training, offering advisory support, and assisting students with developing their creative skills using a range of media technologies. Your professional/practice knowledge is likely to include a degree in the areas of digital arts, interactive communication or interactive design, including recent training and certification in using and supporting relevant applications. Students will expect you to be able to give advice about using mobile devices to create content, transcoding methods, audio visual data compression, how to publish audio visual content on the web, and social media analytics. You will also be expected to assist in supporting our own LAN, which serves forty Mac workstations in our media labs and post-production suites, and be able to give effective advisory support to students operating a number of market-leading professional creative applications. This also means being proactive in your own skills development in order to keep up to date with changing demands. This is a full time and permanent post, available on or as soon after 1st... 19 October 2016 16:04:46 +0000 Audio Production Manager Audio Production Manager (Project Manager) Creative agency 30,000 - 35,000 Central London, London I'm looking for an Audio Production Manager (Project Manager) to work for a creative agency in Central London. You will get the chance to work with some of the world’s most creative and technically innovative brands, producing audio for radio, commercials, podcasts, videos, as well as immersive audio experiences. This role would suit someone who has been working as an Audio Production Manager (Project Manager) in the past. You must have experience in commercial radio to apply for this role. As an Audio Production Manager (Project Manager) you will: Deliver audio projects (often working alongside the digital team) on time to budget and brief Work closely with internal teams and suppliers, and maintain and improve these relationships Work within a creative sales environment, working closely with the creative and media team to ensure that both department and revenue targets are hit Work closely with well-known consumer brands to produce audio content for radio, commercials, podcasts, videos, and immersive audio experiences You must have: Experience in an Audio Project Manager role Knowledge of quoting on audio jobs (including radio commercial production) Understanding of the UK radio and online audio industry Experience managing your own projects Client facing experience This is a chance to progress your career in a great creative agency. Please apply now for more information. Follow me on twitter for the latest... 17 October 2016 16:04:15 +0000 Account Executive Job definition: To publish the brand narrative and stories for our clients, into the media - across all channels. The Editors will craft the story, and direct the campaign approach. The Account Managers will work with theEditors to define the channel approach and tactics needed to deliver really successful and compelling communications that cuts through. Responsibilities: Responsible for executing the editorial narrative for Clients - both the strategic campaigns, as well as the daily reactive content Deliver across the whole channel mix - social, digital & traditional in an integrated way - although some will have a specific subject matter (channel / sector) expertise Ignite meaningful conversations with journalists and online bloggers / consumers, and keeps the fires burning through conversation Monitoring news on behalf of our clients, handling the daily morning news round-ups and collating and filing media coverage Sharing responsibility for the early morning news monitoring & creative thinking about how stories can be made relevant for our clients Delivers excellent account management and client communication that meets their needs and makes them successful, and happy Compiling mid / end month account reports ensuring that all activities and results are reported correctly and on time every month Supports the agencies new business efforts - researching, shaping a relevant story about us Skills: A good understanding of how media relations works and experience in pitching stories to journalists General interest,... 17 October 2016 16:04:14 +0000 Creative Services Manager Creative Services Manager I am currently looking for a Creative Services Manager to work based in Holborn for a 6 month rolling contract. We are looking for IMMEDIATE starters! This is a maternity cover role. The ideal candidate will have experience in a similar role within the Entertainment Industry, Theatrical experience would be an advantage but most importantly we require Home Entertainment Creative Services knowledge and experience. Candidates with no Home Entertainment experience will not be able to deliver in this role. Our preferred candidate will display excellent communication skills, remain calm under pressure, be able to multi task, be highly flexible in their approach to the role and look to deliver process improvements and share key learnings with the wider group post campaign. Please send an updated CV's to be considered! 15 October 2016 03:03:02 +0000 National Media Sales Manager PLEASE DO NOT APPLY IF YOU ARE NOT FROM A MEDIA SALES MANAGER OR DIRECTOR BACKGROUND *** PLEASE READ THE JOB IN FULL BEFORE APPLYING BASIC SALARY : £30,000 to £50,000 Depending on Experience Our Internationally recognised MEDIA client is seeking to immediately appoint a UK based Media Sales Manager (Director) to their business. You can live anywhere in the UK. Working from home, you will receive a superb remuneration package - coupled with a company car (BMW) plus excellent OTE. The ideal applicant, will have the following skills: Demonstrable Sales Track Record of working to targets and exceeding these. Have the ability to work under own initiative Self Motivated Be from an industry such as Media or Radio or Outdoor or Direct Mail / Advertising or TV Sales. The successful applicant will most certainly be someone who is in an industry which sells to the world of Advertising Agencies If you would like to learn more about this role, please apply in the very first instance, to receive an immediate call back. Applicants, MUST have exceptional communication skills, clear and concise and be highly presentable.