The Drum Jobs http://www.thedrum.co.uk/jobs/rss/ 18 April 2014 11:11:06 +0000 Media Relations Officer - Edinburgh http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69620/Media%2520Relations%2520Officer%2520-%2520Edinburgh.html The Media Relations Office is responsible for promoting the wide-ranging work of the Scottish Parliament to print, broadcast, specialist and online media, providing journalists with up-to-date information on Chamber business, the work of the Committees, the work of the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body (SPCB) and the public engagement activities undertaken by the Parliament.   Your duties will include providing parliamentary officials with media advice, supporting a frontline media enquiry service and acting as an official Parliament spokesperson.  You will also provide a full range of media support to parliamentary committees, including providing advice to Committee Conveners and Clerks on promoting the work of committees and maximising coverage.   You will have a proven track record in dealing with the media effectively on a daily basis, a strong news sense and a good understanding of how the media works.  Advanced communication skills are essential as is the ability to work with a range of stakeholders within your team and beyond.  You will be able to demonstrate good judgement, problem solving skills, the ability to manage competing priorities and meet tight deadlines.  A good awareness of the Scottish political environment is necessary as are sound IT skills and an understanding of new media.  A relevant professional qualification or evidence of continuous professional development is desirable.   For full information and an application form visit: www.scottish.parliament.uk/abouttheparliament/12442.aspx Email:... 14 April 2014 15:03:37 +0000 Communications Officer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69315/Communications%2520Officer.html About Firstport Firstport is Scotland’s development agency for start-up social enterprise. We enable early stage social enterprises and highly-motivated individuals to test, refine and grow their ideas into viable social businesses.    We incubate new social ventures, from the seed of an idea to start up and growth. We do this by providing a full package of support and resources that includes start up funds, business advice, practical tools and connections to help social entrepreneurs make their ideas a reality.   We are the sole provider of start up support for Just Enterprise, a Scottish Government funded programme providing advice, support and training to social enterprises and third sector organisations.  In partnership with UnLtd we run a joint awards programme that provides seed funding to around 100 new start ups every year focused on delivering real social or environmental benefits to people and communities.   We deliver a range of projects and initiatives to find, encourage and support individuals who want to start something good - Ditto spreads social enterprise ideas by using tried-and-tested business models; Beyond the Finish Line uses the imagination of young people and the momentum of the Commonwealth Games to regenerate Glasgow’s local areas; and LaunchMe is the first accelerator programme for ambitious social enterprises, pioneering new ways of financing a social return.   More information is available at www.firstport.org.uk   Job role specification The Communications Officer will report... 14 April 2014 15:03:21 +0000 Communications & Marketing Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69314/Communications%2520%26%2520Marketing%2520Manager.html About Firstport Firstport is Scotland’s development agency for start-up social enterprise. We enable early stage social enterprises and highly-motivated individuals to test, refine and grow their ideas into viable social businesses.    We incubate new social ventures, from the seed of an idea to start up and growth. We do this by providing a full package of support and resources that includes start up funds, business advice, practical tools and connections to help social entrepreneurs make their ideas a reality.   We are the sole provider of start up support for Just Enterprise, a Scottish Government funded programme providing advice, support and training to social enterprises and third sector organisations.  In partnership with UnLtd we run a joint awards programme that provides seed funding to around 100 new start ups every year focused on delivering real social or environmental benefits to people and communities.   We deliver a range of projects and initiatives to find, encourage and support individuals who want to start something good - Ditto spreads social enterprise ideas by using tried-and-tested business models; Beyond the Finish Line uses the imagination of young people and the momentum of the Commonwealth Games to regenerate Glasgow’s local areas; and LaunchMe is the first accelerator programme for ambitious social enterprises, pioneering new ways of financing a social return.   More information is available at www.firstport.org.uk   Job role specification The Communications and Marketing... 22 April 2014 15:03:24 +0000 Account Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69681/Account%2520Manager.html Account Manager Edinburgh/Glasgow Salary is DOE Key Skills/Experience: Essential Strong and demonstrable track record in the Scottish Public Sector IT with sales and Business Development experience Ability to engage with senior contacts within the Public Sector Full understanding of Scottish Government and Public Sector IT Procurement Frameworks Ability to prepare written proposals and responses to Scottish Public Sector procurement tenders The Client: Is an international organisation who have interests in multiple industries across the Globe? This role sits within the public sector arm of their business and as they grow and expand have a requirement for an experience sales/account management professional to join the team to help manage and develop existing and new accounts. Ideal Candidate: The role will suit a highly motivated and ambitious individual who wants to be part of a fast paced, solutions focused and dynamic business. It is essential that you have a proven track record within Public Sector ICT sales and an in depth understanding of tendering and Scottish procurement frameworks. Please apply or call Darren Haig for more information 22 April 2014 10:10:58 +0000 IT Sales Account Manager (Office-based) http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69661/IT%2520Sales%2520Account%2520Manager%2520%28Office-based%29.html IT Sales Account Manager (Office-based), Circa £28k + 35% OTE An opportunity for a target-driven and enthusiastic IT Software/IT Service Sales Executive to join a market leading IT Employer that provides exceptional sales training, a highly collaborative and fun work environment and excellent personal and career development. RM Education is an award-winning employer* with over 2000 staff and a leading provider of IT software & service solutions to thousands of UK schools. Working in the Internal Sales team and based at the Bellshill office near Glasgow, the IT Sales Account Manager position combines account management and new business development across Scotland and the full responsibility for a £m territory sales target. Whilst telephone based, the IT Sales role has true territory ownership, planning and forecasting responsibilities, accountability for customer relationships (schools, Local Authorities and the Scottish Executive) the autonomy to develop a territory sales plan and make prioritisation decisions, the remit to create innovative bespoke customer IT solutions (with the support of field sales, technical and educational specialist colleagues) and ultimately negotiate and close deals. Drawing upon RM Education's vast IT software & service portfolio, orders can be £3k to £300k and encompass IT infrastructure, networks, broadband, eBooks, cloud hosted solutions and annual support services. Overall this represents the chance for a high calibre IT Sales Account Manager to join an employer of choice that provides a challenge, a progressive... 21 April 2014 09:09:44 +0000 Account Manager/Relationship Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69637/Account%2520Manager%2FRelationship%2520Manager.html Account Manager/Relationship Manager/Contract/Edinburgh/£160 - £175 p/d Our client is one of the worlds biggest hitters in the financial world. They are currently on the look out for an Account Manager/Relationship Manager to work on a 3 month contract. This is a great opportunity to work for a company that stands out on any CV. The successful account manager will have the following skills: Good knowledge of Investment Administration (Fund Accounting and Middle Office) Strong rapport building skills Strong commination skills strong organisation skills work under high pressure and to KPI's Strong customer service Able to communicate at board level standard. This role is an urgent requirement, therefore if you are interested please apply with your CV ASAP. 17 April 2014 10:10:13 +0000 Head of PR, Communications & Events http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69520/Head%2520of%2520PR%2C%2520Communications%2520%26%2520Events.html The Business School is making a significant investment in professional services support, particularly in respect of external engagement activities.  As a result of this, a new team of PR, Communications and Events has been created and we are looking for an experienced PR and Communications professional to lead the team across the full range of its activities.  The post will be supported by a PR & Communications Manager and a Conference & Events Manager, and we are currently recruiting to both of these posts.  The fully staffed PR, Communications and Events team will have a complement of 8, drawn from existing staff and new appointments.   As Head of PR, Communications & Events, you will be responsible for increasing awareness of the Business School and its activities, for shaping its reputation and for influencing key local, regional and international stakeholders.  You will have a strong background in PR, communications and events at both strategic and operational levels, and experience of leading and managing a team.   You will be working closely with both professional and academic colleagues within the School and across the wider University to ensure that the team supports the delivery of the School's strategic objectives, and experience of working within HE would be beneficial, although not essential.   This position is full-time and open ended.   Apply online, view further details or browse more jobs at our website. Ref: 028709 .   Closing date: 5pm, Friday 9 May 2014. 17 April 2014 10:10:35 +0000 PR & Communications Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69519/PR%2520%26%2520Communications%2520Manager.html The Business School is making a significant investment in professional services support, particularly in respect of external engagement activities.  As a result of this, a new team of PR, Communications and Events has been created.  The full team will have 8 staff, drawn from existing staff and new appointments.  We are currently recruiting to 3 senior posts in the team – this post, Head of PR, Communications & Events, and Conference & Events Manager.    This role has a dual focus.  You will be supporting the Head of PR, Communications & Events in increasing awareness of the Business School and its activities, shaping its reputation and influencing key local, regional and international stakeholders.  You will also have primary responsibility for managing and delivering effective internal communications within the School.  You will have experience of both PR and communications, the ability to spot opportunities and think creatively, and excellent interpersonal skills in order to build strong relationships both internally and externally.  Experience of working within an HE environment would be beneficial, although not essential.   This post is full-time and open-ended.   Apply online, view further details or browse more jobs at our website. Ref: 028710 .   Closing date: 5pm, Friday 9 May 2014.   www.ed.ac.uk/jobs 10 April 2014 14:02:42 +0000 Intern http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69105/Intern.html We are looking for an intern to join our award winning advertising agency based in Edinburgh.   The intern period would be for 3 months and, for the right person, there would be a full time position at the end of this.   Your role will be to assist the client services team and creative department. Initially the role will mainly be administrative but will quickly progress should you prove yourself. You must be able to perform under pressure whilst ensuring that deadlines are met.   This is an opportunity for an individual with a real passion for advertising and marketing to learn how an agency operates and in time gaining a full understanding of media, production and account handling.   Preferably, the ideal individual will be a graduate in marketing, advertising or business and willing to work full time.   Any candidate must be a self motivated, organised and methodical worker, being able to communicate well with internal staff and professionals out with the business. You must be a stickler for detail, imaginative and be able to work effectively on projects.   We welcome creative individuals as we are an agency that listens and values ideas from all.   If you think the above sounds like you please send your CV to gary@marketingconcepts.co.uk