The Drum Jobs 24 July 2015 09:09:44 +0000 Senior Web Designer/ Front End Developer I’m working with a well-established financial services company based in Manchester. Due to ongoing success, my client is looking to invest in its marketing function paying close attention to the aesthetic enhancement of existing products. They are looking for a talented Web Designer with a real conceptual flair to take ownership of the companies design requirements paying close attention to site redesign and branding elements. Role requirements and responsibilities: Ability to digest a design brief allowing you to generate strong ideas and see it through to completion. Work alongside an experienced UX Designer as well as a talented web development team. Work well under pressure Experience of delivering ideas and concepts to senior stake holders Proven experience of working within a team Experience handling criticism and having the ability to respond with solutions An understanding of UX principles, CRO and the importance of designing with this in mind Skills and experience: A minimum of 4 years’ experience within a similar role. Strong practical understanding of Responsive design Engaging portfolio of work, showcasing a great understating of web design and conceptual ability. Email design and build experience Ability to hand code HTML5 and CSS. Excellent knowledge of Adobe CS in particular, Photoshop and Illustrator. If you feel that this opportunity matches your skills and experience and would like to learn more about the opportunity, please send your CV and Portfolio to . 21 July 2015 12:12:07 +0000 Communications Manager The Communications Manager will work closely with the Group PR and Communications Manager to develop and deliver a comprehensive external PR programme across the entire Group. The role sits within the Marketing team and the aim of the role is to work alongside the PR and Communications Manager to establish, maintain and continually improve a joined up, proactive and effective external communications process within our client, as well as raising the profile of the company. The role will be include the full PR mix, with a key area of focus on effective media relations, generating positive and impactful coverage across the business, building strong journalist relationships and gaining extensive business insight and knowledge to craft strong news hooks and PR angles. - Plan, manage and deliver proactive media relations campaigns to increase brand profile of the company - Ability to draft comprehensive PR materials including news/product releases, media alerts, fact sheets, press packs, status reports and other related materials - Achieve regular high quality coverage for the brand - Effectively respond to and escalate crisis and issues PR as needed - Build journalist relationships on behalf of our client key trade, regional and national press - Work with the PR and Communications Manager to develop and implement the external Group PR strategy - Work with the PR and Communications Manager, and the regional teams to develop and implement the regional PR strategies - Develop and manage PR activity plans for each of the regions and business units - Effectively... 16 July 2015 13:01:38 +0000 Social Media Executive - top fashion brand Our client is an online fashion retail brand based in Manchester.  Following continued growth of their marketing team, they are searching for a Social Media Executive to join them. We're looking for a Social Media Executive who has a minimum of 2 years digital experience which may have been gained agency side or in-house.  You will have solid knowledge of all social media platforms and running campaigns on a day to day basis. We're looking for an individual who is passionate about all things digital and all things fashion.  You'll be used to coming up with creative an innovative social media campaigns but most importantly be able to measure success and we're looking for someone who has solid reporting skills and knowledge of social media reporting tools and systems.  All campaigns must be in keeping with the overall brand values and you will work closely with the Online Marketing Manager and other teams to ensure all campaigns are in synergy. This is a terrific role with a forward thinking company.  Fast progression is guaranteed and we're keen to start interviewing ASAP. If you'd like to know more, please contact Fiona Christian.  14 July 2015 10:10:12 +0000 Account Executive A great opportunity has arisen for an Account Executive within this dynamic, independantly owned advertising agency. This award winning company has clients spanning the sectors including Retail, Leisure, FMCG, Financial Services, Public and Healthcare. You should be switched-on and customer focused thriving in a team enviroment. Confidence is also required in dealing with clients and you should be highly organised. You should be willing to undergo training and new Graduates should have some placement experience.