The Drum Jobs http://www.thedrum.co.uk/jobs/rss/ 24 June 2015 12:12:41 +0000 Event Executive http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/97577/Event%2520Executive.html The Drum is the UK Media Brand of the Year, the UK Business Magazine of the Year and Publishing Innovator of the Year.   We are looking for an Event Executive to join our vibrant Awards Team with immediate start.  Working as part of the experienced, fun and motivated team based in either our Glasgow or London office you’ll be responsible for your own portfolio of events - organising Awards schemes from start to finish including launch, entries, judging, nominations, awards, post event.   Other responsibilities would include Looking after sponsors of the awards and fulfilling their packages benefits Researching potential entrants, judges, venues and acts Monitoring and controlling income and expenditure of your awards and its contribution to the overall events target Achieving your events entry and ticket targets Marketing the awards and running awards social media channels Updating and up keep of the awards websites   Desired Skills and Experience Minimum 18 months relevant event experience in the awards industry Good knowledge of marketing skills and social media Knowledge of the marketing communications industry Proficient word and excel Able to work at a fast pace Confident at managing and running events Able to multi task and work on multiple events at the same time Extremely organised Professional manner Outgoing personality Strong networking and people skills Great communicator both written and verbal Passionate about awards and events With events in Scotland,... 24 June 2015 09:09:29 +0000 Director of Marketing and Communications http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/97556/Director%2520of%2520Marketing%2520and%2520Communications.html Scottish Opera Director of Marketing and Communications Glasgow   Scottish Opera believes passionately that opera’s unique blend of music, singing and theatre is a fabulous, life-affirming experience that should be nurtured for future generations to enjoy.   We do this by presenting stunning opera performances in venues large and small all over Scotland. We invest in socially inclusive outreach and education work to benefit communities throughout Scotland and develop new audiences. We help young singers at the start of their careers. We also commission and create new work. At our heart is ensuring that opera in Scotland continues to be at the forefront of cultural life.   Scottish Opera now seeks exceptional candidates for the role of Director of Marketing and Communications, who will consolidate the success of recent years and work with the senior management team and the board to further develop the strategic direction and brand strength of the organisation. Candidates will have a track record in developing and delivering creative marketing or communications strategies, in either the commercial or not for profit sectors, underpinned by a professional qualification in the field of marketing or communications. They will also have experience of leading and managing a team, building and diversifying audiences in large-scale organisations and networking at a senior level. The successful candidate will bring energy and enthusiasm, demonstrable resilience, rigorous planning and organisational skills and the ability to communicate through... 23 June 2015 16:04:08 +0000 Project Manager, Design Consultancy http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/97495/Project%2520Manager%2C%2520Design%2520Consultancy.html Project Manager Based: Glasgow Merchant City Salary: negotiable depending on experience + benefits   Freight is a leading, multi award-winning Scottish creative design and brand development consultancy dedicated to delivering outstanding creative solutions for companies and organisations. Based in Glasgow, the consultancy works with a range of high profile public and private sector clients at a UK-wide and international level.   We have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual with a minimum of 3 years project management experience gained from within a creative agency or a client-side marketing organisation to join a small but highly creative team.   We need an individual with strong organisational and project management skills and good attention to detail. You will be a hardworking person with drive, commitment and an entrepreneurial flair. Ideally you will possess a positive outlook and a can-do attitude, with enthusiasm for all things creative and brand. You will be a strong team player who can effectively influence and motivate colleagues in a polite manner and in turn work to build respect and trust from colleagues and clients alike. You will be able to prioritise your own workload, be dependable, adaptable, articulate and always calm under pressure. Most importantly you’ll inspire confidence in clients and colleagues alike.   You will have previous experience of managing marketing communications projects and will understand the print production process.   The successful candidate will work closely with and... 26 June 2015 17:05:54 +0000 Head of Communications http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/97894/Head%2520of%2520Communications.html It gets you out of bed in the morning and pays the bills, but are you looking for much more from your job?   Mary’s Meals UK and Ireland is part of a fast-growing global movement that is currently providing 1,035,637 hungry and impoverished children in 12 countries with a daily school meal.   We are looking for a Head of Communications for a one year fixed term contract to lead the UK & Ireland Communications team, to develop new supporters, develop relationships with existing supporters, and to reinforce the values of the organisation. You will be responsible for managing the communications team, which may also include volunteers.      Reporting to the Executive Director UK & Ireland, you will be comfortable working at a senior level to achieve success, and be experienced at managing relationships at all levels. You will be responsible for the development and implementation of Mary’s Meals’ communications and media strategy in the UK and Ireland, aligned to the global strategy, and ensuring all delivery of activity has the necessary checks in place to protect the good name and values of Mary’s Meals.   This role also involves managing the Mary’s Meals brand and key messages, project managing and implementing media campaigns in close collaboration with the global communications team, developing and implementing engaging communication activities with existing supporters, and identifying creative ways to reach out to new audiences.    You don’t need experience of working for a...