The Drum Jobs http://www.thedrum.co.uk/jobs/rss/ 08 October 2014 16:04:05 +0000 Graphic Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/79823/Graphic%2520Designer.html This is an opportunity to join an exciting and innovative creative business within Atkins, one of the largest engineering and design firms in the world. The environment is fast pace, fulfilling and offers great scope for creativity.   Our in-house creative design team, based in key locations throughout the UK, consists of 30+ talented designers who provide a professional visual communication service to its 16,000 employees throughout the UK and worldwide. We are looking for a talented middleweight graphic designer to join our busy design team in London. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic and creative and have the ability to clearly communicate their ideas through a range of media. They will possess a stand-out portfolio, have an excellent eye for detail and the ability to provide design solutions within time and budget constraints.   If this sounds like you and you enjoy working in a challenging and fast-paced environment, we would like to hear from you.   All applications must be made in writing and should include samples of work that demonstrate a strong sense of both print and digital design and convey the concepts and messaging behind each project undertaken.   Requirements Essential A dynamic and enthusiastic approach to design A minimum of 5 years experience Proficient in the use of the Adobe Creative Suite The ability to multitask, perform well under pressure and meet tight deadlines An excellent portfolio demonstrating design skills and technical ability Creative and out of box thinking Excellent... 30 September 2014 18:06:16 +0000 Creative Director of Consumer Packaging - Global Design Agency http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/79327/Creative%2520Director%2520of%2520Consumer%2520Packaging%2520-%2520Global.html Global independent design agency is in search of a new Creative Director with a strong background in consumer packaging and interest in branding to head up a new team within their London Studio. You would not be reporting to an ECD so this is the most senior creative role within the agency! The brands mostly focused across the FMCG sector range from drinks, Food and health and beauty This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to come in and head up a brand new team whilst also working very closely with a very talented Creative Director on the Corporate branding team to ensue the agency is moving forward in the right direction. Skills and Experience Experience in major branding consultancies working on high profile clients on a variety of branding issues. Clarity of thinking, delegation, effective use of other design staff and resource. Pushing hard for creative solutions that become leading examples of branding. Strong understanding of Brand Architecture and the wider world of design beyond packaging. Salary - 100k-120k + benefits and bonus scheme 28 September 2014 16:04:07 +0000 AD http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/79222/AD.html One of London's best known integrated agencies who have a proliferation of clients within the youth marketing sector are looking for someone to head up the trade marketing part of one of their best FMCG clients. If you love travel and are up for a a big challenge heading up one of the agencies biggest global brands where you will be managing the creation and delivery of global toolkits this could be the job for you. You should have extensive trade marketing experience and ideally have managed the roll-out of a FMCG brand across global markets. An ideal scenario would be that you have both agency and clientside experience with either at least a year as an AD or clientside equivalent. They would consider a freelance person in the interim as the work is about to kick off on this account so if you are up for a pre-christmas contract they get in touch. TWIST have lots of other roles that are open as agencies line the right people up for the new year so get in touch with me if you are looking for a new role and I'll point you in the right direction paul@twistorstick.co.uk 23 September 2014 04:04:50 +0000 Creative Lead http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/78963/Creative%2520Lead.html Creative Lead 40 - 45k per annum + benefits The Agency A leading independent creative agency based in the heart of Soho are looking for a Creative Lead to join their creative team. They are looking for a concept-driven, 360 creative, who isn't afraid to get stuck in! You will get the opportunity to creatively lead on a global sports brand & work closely with the Senior Creatives & founders. Must Haves... * Experience as a senior creative in an agency environment * Strong background in creative copywriting & art direction * Dynamic thinking agility, entrepreneurial drive & big ideas! * Ability to lead on projects, & actively promote & inspire creativity in others * Experience of end to end project delivery - From concept to implementation * Exposure to ATL & integrated campaigns, & display extensive evidence of this is in your portfolio * Presentations Skills & experience of presenting to clients If you are a looking for a fresh start this Autumn and want to work for an award winning agency then this opportunity is for you! Please email CVs & folios to Kiely@twistorstick.co.uk 20 October 2014 09:09:49 +0000 Account Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/80613/Account%2520Director.html This Account Director should have global packaging / product / FMCG in their current role. This Account Director will be responsible for running one of my clients largest FMCG Brands; worth in excess of 500k, as a result you should have experience at this level. As an Account Director you will discuss strategy and be able to hit the ground running. Having knowledge of design is massively important as is the fact that you will have worked in / be working in a Top 10 Design or Top 25 / FMCG Packaging Agency at this level. This is a great NEW role for a personable and client driven Account Director. Please only apply if you feel you genuinely fit the criteria laid out above. If you are serious about your career and want to work for one of London’s best FMCG Packaging agencies apply now to avoid disappointment! Please note that we are only able to respond to those candidates that we feel are suitable and fit the criteria for this role I’m afraid. 19 October 2014 20:08:29 +0000 Senior Account Director/Group Account Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/80610/Senior%2520Account%2520Director%2FGroup%2520Account%2520Director.html One of the world's best known Advertising and communications agencies are looking to add to their senior team with an addition of a established Senior Account Director/Group Account Director to head up one of their newest wins, a global entertainment / telecoms accounts. If you have already led a talented client services team who have managed campaigns which range from multi-channel brand campaigns through to international brand launches then this will be exciting opportunity to lead and build a new team here. This one off opportunity is to head up the team that are managing all creative output for a global entertainment / telecoms brand across all channels as well as managing the relationships from everyone from the ATL agency through to other integrated agencies too. This is the fastest growing division of this particular global name, with the majority of their expansion being within their international client base so if you have had that type of exposure then you will be at the front of the queue for this role. TWIST are really busy at the moment so if you are looking for a new role or just want to have a confidential chat then contact me on paul@twistorstick.co.uk 19 October 2014 20:08:49 +0000 Senior Account Director/Group Account Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/80609/Senior%2520Account%2520Director%2FGroup%2520Account%2520Director.html One of the world's best known Advertising and communications agencies are looking to add to their senior team with an addition of a established Senior Account Director/Group Account Director to head up one of their newest wins, a global telecoms accounts. If you have already led a talented client services team who have managed campaigns which range from multi-channel brand campaigns through to international brand launches then this will be exciting opportunity to lead and build a new team here. This one off opportunity is to head up the team that are managing all creative output for a global telecoms brand across all channels as well as managing the relationships from everyone from the ATL agency through to other integrated agencies too. This is the fastest growing division of this particular global name, with the majority of their expansion being within their international client base so if you have had that type of exposure then you will be at the front of the queue for this role. TWIST are really busy at the moment so if you are looking for a new role or just want to have a confidential chat then contact me on paul@twistorstick.co.uk 19 October 2014 19:07:42 +0000 Senior Account Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/80608/Senior%2520Account%2520Manager.html One of London's most sought after creative agencies based centrally are looking to continue to grow the team further with the addition of a new SAM due to a great booze account win. TWIST has placed the person who is heading up the team so we have a good feel for what is required. If you have a couple of years under your belt but are being over looked for promotion because of years of experience then this could be a great agency to get into as they are very meritocratic their approach. Day-to-day you will across everything from branding, integrated campaigns, through to digital in this very hands-on role. If you have had exposure to a broad range of clients and have had good exposure to project management too then you will get the chance to show off your skills on a daily basis as you will report directly into the CSD. They work with everything from booze to youth marketing across all channels so an integrated background is a must. This agency need to fill this role quickly so apply today if you think that you would be a good fit. TWIST are very busy at the moment so if you are on the hunt for new work drop me your stuff today for a confidential chat - paul@twistorstick.co.uk 19 October 2014 13:01:47 +0000 Web Developer, Java, PHP, PHPUnit, Unix, Drupal, Cucumber http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/80607/Web%2520Developer%2C%2520Java%2C%2520PHP%2C%2520PHPUnit%2C%2520Unix%2C%2520Drupal%2C.html Web Application Developer, Java, PHP, PHPUnit, Unix, Drupal, Cucumber Required skills: Java EE Spring Framework (Core, JDBC, Security, MVC, RESTful, Batch, Integration) Cucumber Javascript Agile BDD Unix Maven JUnit MySQL PHP Zend Framework 2 (PHP 5.3 onwards) Drupal WordPress PHPUnit Additional skills: NoSQL (MongoDB, DynamoDB) AWS Tomcat Continuous Integration (Jenkins) Agile Experience Aptitudes/Attributes Appetite to learn, research and self-teach Ability to communicate confidently and professionally Extensive commercial development experience in a similar environment Excellent written and verbal communication Excellent listening and interpersonal skills Ability to manage own time Must be self-motivated Ability to work in a fast-paced environment Able to pro-actively put forward ideas Team player with flexibility when required. Role Overview The company are looking to redevelop their customer facing applications to take advantage of advances in technology and streamline development according to standards. It's an exciting time for the team with a vision to integrate emerging technologies into the company and be at the cutting edge of IT Web Services. The Java Programmer, a newly created role, will be a key member of the team, developing and maintaining web-based systems across varied systems on the company. Key Responsibilities Analysis, design, implementation and test of enterprise-level web services using industry standard technologies in an Agile environment Support and enhancement of... 19 October 2014 10:10:26 +0000 Digital Project Manager - Information, Media & Entertainment Practice http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/80606/Digital%2520Project%2520Manager%2520-%2520Information%2C%2520Media%2520%26.html This is an excellent opportunity to join Cognizant as a Digital Project Manager - Information, Media & Entertainment Practice - London. Cognizant's Information, Media & Entertainment Consulting Practice has built a portfolio of high impact projects within the leading Information Services, Publishing, Broadcast and Entertainment Studios. Cognizant maintains a standard of excellence in their people, services, and delivery and have created a strong, positive reputation within these industries. Whether it's fighting Piracy in today's world of digital media, designing a digital asset management solution for a video game publisher, or improving a major studio's worldwide theatrical distribution system, your career is enriched through the collaboration and teamwork of the industry's brightest minds. We believe in an environment which promotes on-going personal development as well as a dynamic and spirited company culture. At Cognizant, we are continually looking to add star-quality talent to our Team. Please see our website at project credentials and additional information. Job Description: Project Managers will have the opportunity to work with and advise today's top Media & Entertainment companies about leading technology solutions and work with these companies to determine the best systems solution for their business needs. Key responsibilities include: Provide quality analysis and support for solution selection and systems implementation projects including management of scope, schedule, project financials and change management Organize and oversee... 18 October 2014 15:03:21 +0000 Business Design Authority - Central Government - London http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/80601/Business%2520Design%2520Authority%2520-%2520Central%2520Government%2520-.html Experienced Business Design Authority required for leading government organisation based in Central London Please note this role is working within a security cleared environment therefore it is desirable that candidates have current clearance to SC or DV level, or willing to undergo clearance. Previous experience within Central Government is essential . Our client is undergoing a huge transformation programme a large part of which involves ICT Transformation. The successful candidate will report to the Transformation Programme Director providing leadership to the programme design team. The role will have line management responsibility for a team of 10-12, previous experience of managing similar teams is essential The role and responsibilities: The Business Design Authority will be responsible for ensuring that the programmes architecture and system design delivers the agreed capabilities. Develop and implement a robust yet flexible architecture for the programme that is linked to the Blueprint requirements and benefits. Ensure appropriate alignment between programme themes the systems funded by the programme. Assure that systems funded or delivered by the programme are consistent with the programmes architecture. Maintain a clear narrative and capability roadmap for the programme and in conjunction with the Technical Design Authority, develop technical roadmaps for the systems funded by the programme. Work in conjunction with the programme to establish structures, business process and technical strategies. Ensure that the methods and standards delivered... 17 October 2014 19:07:08 +0000 SEO/Content Marketing Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/80590/SEO%2FContent%2520Marketing%2520Manager.html SEO/Content Marketing Manager -Independent Digital Agency - London - Up to £45k + Benefits An award winningindependent agency is seeking an experienced SEO/Content marketing specialist to join their integrated search department. As well as working within a search team of SEO, PPC, and Social Media specialists, you will also work alongside specialists in email, UX, web development and mobile. Working across a range of clients, you will be responsible for strategy, implementation, and client management, supported by a junior executive. You will report directly in to the Head of Search, but will also be given the freedom to develop your own ideas and initiatives within the team - in fact, this is encouraged! Key skills required include: At least 2 years - 4 years SEO experience Content marketing experience Experience working across multiple accounts/clients All-round on and off page knowledge Client facing experience Digitalp agency If you are an SEO Exec, frustrated with the lack of autonomy of progression opportunities in your role, this could be the position for you! I have a lot more information available so apply now to avoid disappointment! SEO/Content Marketing Manager -Independent Digital Agency - London - Up to £45k + Benefits seo, content marketing tools, content marketing, tural search, organic search, online, digital, marketing, seo, natural search, organic search, online, digital, marketing, seo, natural search, organic search, online, digital, marketing, seo, natural search, organic search, online, digital, marketing, seo,... 17 October 2014 17:05:35 +0000 Account Manager/Senior Account Manager - charity DM agency http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/80586/Account%2520Manager%2FSenior%2520Account%2520Manager%2520-%2520charity.html My client is looking for an Account Manager or Senior Account Manager with charity DM/fundraising marketing experience to work on their flagship charity account. The agency is a large, fully integrated agency that’s part of a global network. The successful Senior Account Manager or Account Manager will have experience gained in an agency working on a charity account, delivering a wide range of direct communications to drive fundraising, including DM and online. As Account Manager or Senior Account Manager, you’ll be passionate about charity marketing and have plenty of enthusiasm for one-to-one communications. You’ll be able to run projects from end to end and you’ll also be an excellent relationship builder – comfortable being the main point of contact for clients on some projects and able to collaborate successfully with internal departments including creatives, digital developers and planners. Key skills and experience needed for this role: * Solid project management skills with the ability to plan, budget and traffic projects from end to end * A great eye for detail * A passion for charity marketing * Experience in a range of direct communications; charity fundraising DM experience is a must * Ability to originate estimates, timing plans and budget reconciliations * An appreciation for creative work and the ability to present ideas internally and to clients * Brief writing and working with planners to refine briefs and creative propositions * Ability to interpret information to develop insights that inform briefs *... 17 October 2014 16:04:57 +0000 Account Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/80581/Account%2520Director.html HAVAS LYNX is a global communications group - with 250 employees and supported by the wider Havas network, we deliver truly global campaigns based on robust local insight.  As a group we have been responsible for a series of industry firsts and we innovate on behalf of our clients across the healthcare and wellness sectors.  Our team of 180 professionals based in the heart of Manchester City Centre comprise our European head office, from which we work closely with our colleagues in London and New York. We are proud winners of prestigious awards for effectiveness and innovation and as part of our planned growth for 2014; we now have an opportunity for an experienced Account Director to join our London based team.  This role will see you work with clients across the Pharmaceutical sector, although prior experience in this industry isn’t essential – what’s important is that you can draw on your previous Agency experience in order to lead a team to deliver results and exceptional service levels to your clients. This role will combine strategy development and tactical delivery; we have a culture of being hands on and taking ownership and responsibility as part of a team. We are looking for a skilled relationship developer who appreciates that the key to achieving long term success with an account; is the consistently strong delivery of a wide range of activities. Therefore, we will ask you to work with clients on the development of overarching strategic goals and objectives, to set measurable KPIs and then manage delivery of the associated... 17 October 2014 16:04:09 +0000 Java with Ruby on Rails Developer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/80574/Java%2520with%2520Ruby%2520on%2520Rails%2520Developer.html Java with Ruby on Rails Developer Java Developer with Ruby on Rails skills required with experience of web-based technologies. The successful applicant will work within a complex development environment including Clojure, Java and Ruby to deliver successful Client projects, including enhancements to the client's Spree Commerce installing, configuring and developing customized code for WebSphere Commerce. The successful candidate will also be involved in developing custom Controller Commands, EJBs and JSPs. Performing the maintenance and modification of programs currently in production. Code new applications from predefined program specifications. This is a key role working for a software house responsible for the delivery and support of a large number of high profile eCommerce applications which require someone of excellent technical ability looking to make their mark in a diverse and expanding team. EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Mandatory Experience: Full project life cycle experience in delivering complex, high volume applications preferably Internet based Solid Java programming skills, 18 months+ Strong Ruby on Rails skills, 18 months+ Experience of designing, developing and integrating with RESTful Web Services  Experience of working in an Agile (Scrum, TDD) and Devops environment  Good SQL skills, exposure to MySQL Hands-on experience with Unix based systems including Perl and bash Scripting Preferred experience: Experience of Spree Commerce Working knowledge of MongoDB would be beneficial An interest in learning Clojure would be an advantage... 17 October 2014 15:03:48 +0000 Senior IOS Developer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/80564/Senior%2520IOS%2520Developer.html Senior IOS Developer Leading Mobile Agency Permanent Up to 65K London This is a great opportunity for an experienced Senior IOS Developer to work within a leading Mobile company. The IOS Developer will work as part of a strong development team building, creating and maintaining cutting edge IOS applications. This is an exciting time to join this company that has doubled in size over the last 12 months. Role/Responsibilities: - Work on full lifecycle development of all IOS Apps. - Identify new features and improvements to existing products - Work collaboratively within in the team as well as on individual projects Skills Required: - Strong experience with Objective C, IOS Application Architecture and MVC Design patterns - Good experience with TCP/IP. Sockets, HTTP, TCP vs UDP - Ios 7 experience Desirable: - Automated Test experience - Agile Development experience Senior IOS Developer, Objective C, IOS 7 17 October 2014 15:03:15 +0000 Android Developer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/80563/Android%2520Developer.html A fantastic opportunity for an mid-weight Android developer who has experience to join a globally renowned, fast paced, innovative mobile development agency working with high profile brands to deliver some of the best mobile applications on the market. Benefits to you Join a strong in-house development team working on innovative and exciting projects Work across a high profile set of clients across different sectors Work with a great team – creative, collaborative and supportive Competitive salary and excellent benefits Role & responsibilities Building innovative and cutting edge Android mobile applications Working with clients to scope requirements and translate into technical solutions Applying a ‘best practice’ approach to development Skills & Experience required: 3+ years commercial experience developing Android with a portfolio of apps in the Android Market Excellent Java and Object-orientated programming skills Working knowledge of Android SDK Good understanding of algorithms & algorithmic complexity analysis and data structures Clear understanding of technical delivery lifecycle Worked with Agile development methodologies 17 October 2014 14:02:38 +0000 C# .NET Developer - WPF | Winforms | User Interface - London http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/80507/C%23%2520.NET%2520Developer%2520-%2520WPF%2520%7C%2520Winforms%2520%7C%2520User.html WPF | Winforms | C# | .NET | User Interface | London Senior WPF Developer to work in the User Interface team working on strategic projects, enhancing a well appreciated UI Framework in the Credit Risk IT department of a global investment bank. You will be responsible for working with the Credit Risk team and affiliated departments to manage a development team turning business requirements into design, development plan and delivery of change and consolidation of a well-received strategic platform. You will work closely with the Business Analysts and Senior Stakeholders to define strategic software solutions that enable Risk Control operations such as managing excesses, limits, exposures and ratings. Key Skills: WPF, Winforms, C#.Net 17 October 2014 11:11:51 +0000 Enterprise Account Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/80274/Enterprise%2520Account%2520Manager.html Exponential-e uses its own network to deliver business critical services including Cloud, Voice Services and Connectivity. Organisations large and small are running critical services underpinned by Exponential-e's technological innovations. We are currently recruiting for an experience Enterprise Account Manager who is looking for a new challenge and can demonstrate a proven performance record within the telecommunications/ISP/ managed services industry. The role: The successful candidate will be required to secure new business within existing client accounts and increase Exponential-e's revenues in line with set targets Key responsibilities: To sell new business to existing accounts To renew and upgrade existing accounts Maintaining and developing client relationships Working with clients' management teams to understand particular business strategies Evaluating those strategies and ensuring Exponential-e's readiness to keep pace with the implementation of new programs, projects, or features consistent with those strategies Increasing the revenue opportunity within each client's business portfolio as it relates to utilising additional Exponential-e services or product offerings Tracking and escalation of client issues alongside the client relationship team Establish and coordinate planned visits at the customer location and at Exponential-e Inform clients of new services, partnerships, and/or products as they are announced or released Knowledge and experience required: The ability to close deals Great communication skills across all... 17 October 2014 11:11:51 +0000 Digital Marketing Manager | Social Media, Community, Acquisition http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/80277/Digital%2520Marketing%2520Manager%2520%7C%2520Social%2520Media%2C.html Digital Marketing Manager| Social Media, Community, Acquisition Digital Marketing Manager required by the world's most revered businesses as they look to take yet another industry by storm! We really need to be careful how much we give away but as far companies go this is one the nations and the world's favourites. With support from the top down on a new venture/brand they are looking to add to the group this is one of those rare chances for the right person to not only take strides in their career but to love every moment doing it. If you have a background in Social, Community and Content and are looking for a new challenge, read on Working hand-in-hand with the CMO you will build a launch and growth strategy to announce the brand to the world. A broad strategy focused around Social, Community and content marketing you will build and deliver this strategy through Paid, Owned and Earned channels working with an exceptional in-house team and suite of major Media agencies. As the senior strategist in the department you will link the campaigns into the commercial objectives, monitoring and optimising delivery and leading and developing the team. They do not get much more exciting than this! The ideal Digital Marketing Manager will have at least 4 years focused Digital Marketing experience form a social, community and content background. Passion, creativity and flair is an absolute must along a deep understanding of relevant industry tools and an exceptional knowledge and knack for understand and drawing value from data. If you feel that your experience could be a good... 17 October 2014 11:11:51 +0000 INTEGRATED DIGITAL MARKETING LEAD - GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY LEADER http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/80278/INTEGRATED%2520DIGITAL%2520MARKETING%2520LEAD%2520-%2520GLOBAL.html INTEGRATED DIGITAL MARKETING LEAD - GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY LEADER - LONDON - £ COMPETITIVE + BONUS + PACKAGE My client is a top tier global technology consultancy that are leading the way in innovation and strategy. They are building a new practice around marketing, data and technology so need a particular person to fit a niche requirement. This person will come from a hands on architectural background, and be familiar with planning, development and delivery of enterprise solutions across different platforms, channels and verticals. You will be required to assist clients in understanding how to deliver exceptional digital marketing strategies to their clients. As the Integrated digital marketing lead you will need the following requirements Be able to demonstrate several project life cycles with experience in marketing strategy for an advertising/marketing agency and or consulting firm Experience in developing executive level relationships with prior experience in the identification, development, and closure of sales efforts Experience of several project life cycles in digital marketing capabilities and technologies, including digital social and or mobile arenas Experience interacting with C-level executives Experience of several project life cycles and experience in cross channel marketing for large, multi channel enterprises. Demonstrative experience of building transformative digital marketing operations within incumbent units including integration with traditional marketing, governance and decision rights. Bachelors/Master's Degree Key words -... 17 October 2014 10:10:35 +0000 Project Manager, Digital Agency, London, £40,000 http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/80260/Project%2520Manager%2C%2520Digital%2520Agency%2C%2520London%2C%2520%C2%A340%2C000.html Project Manager, Digital Agency, London, £40,000 My client is a growing digital agency with offices based around the world. They are looking for to employee a Project manager on a permanent basis, based in the London office. They are keen to find somebody who is passionate about the web and who wants to deliver cutting edge solutions. As a PM you will deliver technical leadership within their digital projects and collaborate with internal teams to deliver innovative solutions. You will have the opportunity to work closely with their clients and have the opportunity to understand the business objectives of each new client. You will help to create solutions to turn their ideas into reality. Required skills: Agile Waterfall Web Background If you would like to hear more about this role please apply with your CV via the link provided. 17 October 2014 09:09:05 +0000 Design Director –Brand design Agency – West End – London http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/80259/Design%2520Director%2520%26%23x2013%3BBrand%2520design%2520Agency.html Design Director –Brand design Agency – West End – London A global packaging brand agency in the heart of West London are on the lookout for an experienced design director to join their independent agency. Working with international FMCG brands including Cosmetics, Food and confectionery this agency is regarded as one of the most influential design agencies in the UK currently. The design director will be required to lead by example inspire and motivate the creative teams to perform amazing work and mentor emerging creative talents. You would also be supporting other Design Directors and Creative Directors on various pitches and insuring creative excellence throughout the design process. Must haves Experience working with international brands. Must be from a top brand agency. Must have a minimum of 8 years packaging design experience. Must be articulate, presentable and confident in working on briefs from concept stage through to delivery. This independent agency is hugely respected within the packaging design field. They have one of the highest retention of staff within the industry. Creatively they are coming up with work that is pushing boundaries consistently and in turn winning various awards. Benefits include private health care, life insurance, gym membership and pension scheme contribution. 55000 - 65000 +Benefits For further information regarding this position please contact Surfraz@twistorstick.co.uk 16 October 2014 18:06:10 +0000 UK Senior Account Manager, Third Place http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/80246/UK%2520Senior%2520Account%2520Manager%2C%2520Third%2520Place.html Role summary The UK Senior Account Manager, Third Place will be responsible for account management and business development with major, multi-site, Third Place site partners, working closely with the Third Place Director, UK and the existing Regus in-country team. Initial accounts will include: Barclays, Virgin Trains and Roadchef, with possible sector specialism as the site deals develop. Key objectives for the role are: 1. Building strong relationships with all key partner stakeholders 2. Acting as the primary Regus point of contact for the site partners, covering implementation and operational issues and business development initiatives 3. Understanding the market opportunity, to include international expansion where appropriate, within the accounts, qualifying opportunities and building new business with the partners 4. Working with the in-country implementation and operational teams to ensure smooth resolution of operational issues and delivery of new sites and initiatives to plan and budget. Essential job functions Operate as the lead point of contact for all matters specific to the accounts Build and maintain strong, long-lasting account relationships with key partner stakeholders Achieve assigned targets for account performance Forecast and track key account metrics, including end customer satisfaction measures Lead/drive a quarterly account review process to look back at results and identify future opportunities Identify and grow opportunities within accounts 7. Build strategic account plans that develop mutual performance objectives,... 16 October 2014 17:05:58 +0000 Sales/Account Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/80243/Sales%2FAccount%2520Manager.html The role: Exhibition Sales Account Manager Responsibilities will include: Dealing with incoming sales leads Preparing quotations, tenders and presentations Using your own initiative to generating new business opportunities Evaluating client requirements Working with client and project management team throughout entire project process Negotiating and closing sales effectively Skills required: Excellent presentation skills and confidant to present at Board level Ability to work to tight deadlines Confidence to liaise with senior level clients with complex requirements High levels of attention to detail and good problem solving ability Self-starter and able to work under own initiative. Ability to efficiently juggle multiple projects at once Excellent IT skills and above average in Excel, Word, Powerpoint The package: Basic salary 25-35k and annual OTE 80k + Private healthcare. Experience in the exhibition industry is preferred but not essential. You must however have the confidence and ability to sell and present at board level. This is a client-facing role. If you are a confident, proactive and presentable sales person who possess excellent communication skills please apply now by sending your CV