The Drum Jobs http://www.thedrum.co.uk/jobs/rss/ 18 April 2014 08:08:48 +0000 Craetive Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69611/Craetive%2520Director.html Creative Director, Brand Communications Agency, Northamptonshire, 40,000 - 45,000, Perm, ASAP Blue Skies Recruitment is looking for a Creative Director for a Branding Communications Agency based in Northamptonshire. This agency, which specialise in brand communications, are looking for a skilled and determined Creative Director to come and lead their exceptional studio team. It will be your job to head up the creative and studio within this great agency, implementing processes as well as mentoring and guiding the Designers in your team. You will still need to roll your sleeves up though and be heavily involved in designing across branding and digital as well as having the ability to write copy. This role would suit a Senior Designer that is looking to make that step up in to a Creative Director position. To be considered you need to demonstrate you have: Excellent client facing skills. Good digital and branding design experience. Worked across professional services clients and have a portfolio bursting with creative ideas across numerous platforms, both print and digital. The ability to mentor and guide the designers that would sit in your team. This really is a brilliant opportunity for a Senior Designer looking for a step up or a Creative Director, to really make a difference within this brilliant agency. Creative Director, Brand Communications Agency, Northamptonshire, 40,000 - 45,000, Perm, ASAP Blue Skies specialise in Marketing Recruitment covering Clientside, Account Handling, PR and Executive. We also have a specialist Creative Recruitment team.... 17 April 2014 18:06:50 +0000 Middleweight Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69594/Middleweight%2520Designer.html Middleweight Designer, Full Service Agency, Nottinghamshire, 25,000 - 27,000, Perm, ASAP Blue Skies Recruitment is looking for a Middleweight Designer to join a full service agency based in Nottinghamshire. This award winning agency specialising in brand communications is looking for a self-motivated Middleweight Designer with outstanding creativity and imagination to come and join their like-minded and established studio team. Working with some big house hold names, you will definitely be working hard and at a fast pace on some exciting clients and briefs. As a Middleweight Designer for this agency your role will be busy and varied and will include liaising directly with client, brainstorming with the creative team ideas and concepts for campaigns, art directing photo-shoots designing and artworking. To be considered you will need to have the following key skills and experience: A portfolio bursting with branding projects, demonstrating ability to take an idea and roll out across numerous touch points Highly conceptual designer able to not only design and artwork but also create ideas and concepts for branded campaigns Excellent communication skills because you will be liaising with clients directly Previous agency experience Previous experience working on multiple accounts This really is a brilliant opportunity for a Middleweight Designer to work in a fantastically creative studio environment and an opportunity you shouldnt miss out on. So why not email me your CV to find out more...? Middleweight Designer, Full Service Agency, Nottinghamshire, 25,000 -... 16 April 2014 16:04:16 +0000 Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69483/Designer.html Our client is a super Nottingham based design and marketing agency, which pride themselves on offering their clients intelligent and creative commercial solutions.   Due to a super start to the year, they are looking to appoint a new Designer/Artworker to join their well established, inspiringly creative, and talented team.  As their Junior Designer/Artworker you will be working on a great variety of projects for both B2B and B2C clients, in particular packaging, retail projects and catalogues. You will work under the direction of the Studio Manager initially, and as you develop and establish yourself, you will have the opportunity to liaise directly with clients and take on further responsibilities.   The ideal candidate will be experienced at producing design for print projects, with excellent art working skills, and be familiar at working on a MAC using Indesign, Photoshop and Illustrator. You must be able to hit the ground running and be able to contribute from the get go. It is envisaged that you would have 1 or 2 years design experience, ideally gained with a creative agency, though in-house retail Designers will also be considered.   If this role is of interest and you have the creative  experience and a supporting portfolio, please don't delay in sending your CV with a pdf to Debra Bullmore-Dunn consult@afselection.co.uk , or call me on 0115 955 0984 for more information.  Please note that if you have not received a reply within 72 hours that on this occasion your application hasn't been successful. 04 April 2014 15:03:49 +0000 Digital Creative Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/68795/Digital%2520Creative%2520Director.html Our client is a leading innovative design agency with big ideas.  They're looking for a Digital Creative Director to join their growing team in Nottingham and lead the growth of digital projects from this studio. This agency works with huge names on  global campaigns and deliver only top quality creative to their clients.   In this purely digital role you'll be working closely with the Account Director, Creative Director and design team, as well as their Head of Digital in London.  In this exciting and fast paced role you will be the bridge between the creative and the technical. This is very much a client facing Creative Director role where you will attend client meetings and take briefs, relate to the client on the technical side of things, present to clients and be the main point of contact for clients as well as third party suppliers.  Although you have a strong understanding of the technical side of things, above all you’re a creative through and through.   The ideal candidate will show a real mix of creative skills, leadership and client relationship-building, to help develop the digital creative offering. We're looking for an experienced creative, predominantly digitally minded with senior  digital agency experience where you have worked with high profile brands, and understand long term projects. You understand multi-platform, integrated creative and have a strong portfolio of work across web, mobile and social - with motion and branding skills a real bonus. You can demonstrate strategic thought, attention... 26 March 2014 18:06:44 +0000 Senior Artworker http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/67900/Senior%2520Artworker.html Senior Artworker, Retail Brand, 26,000 - 30,000, Leicestershire, Permanent Blue Skies Recruitment is working with a brilliant retail brand that is on the lookout for a talented Senior Artworker. This brand works extremely hard to produce stunning marketing collateral that really gets their customers to buy in to their products and become loyal brand ambassadors....whilst at the same time offering an amazing working environment for their employees. As a Senior Artworker for this brand, you will work alongside the creative team and help produce POS, promotional material, large format graphics, email marketing, brochure design and also help to retouch and edit images...its a really interesting and varied opportunity. Although the role isnt purely creative, an eye for design, layout and typography is certainly required and your input to new campaigns will always be welcomed at this company. Your portfolio needs to demonstrate the above and be jam-packed full of beautiful artwork, clearly showing your experience and capability in artworking across different collateral and your keen design eye. This really is a cracking opportunity for a talented Senior Artworker or Middleweight Artworker looking to take that next step up in their career. If youre thinking about a move, you really should send through your samples and CV to me today! Senior Artworker, Retail Brand, 26,000 - 30,000, Leicestershire, Permanent Blue Skies specialise in Marketing Recruitment covering Clientside, Account Handling, PR and Executive. We also have a specialist Creative Recruitment team. We... 16 April 2014 17:05:02 +0000 PR Account Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69494/PR%2520Account%2520Manager.html PR Account Manager / Senior PR Account Executive PR Agency Nottingham 23,000-24,000 An amazing opportunity with a fantastic PR Agency based in central Nottingham. The agency are looking for a PR Account Manager to join their growing team. The successful candidate will have exposure to consumer and B2B accounts and will be joining a successful, fun team who are looking for a candidate who is passionate about developing a career in PR. This role is with a brilliant agency, working within a close knit and supportive team. Key Responsibilities: -Generating coverage, regionally and nationally both on and off line. -Building relationships with journalists. -Copywriting for press releases and features -Coverage monitoring -Social media strategy Knowledge / Experience Required: -Experience in a PR environment -Established Account Executive or Senior Account Executive looking for the next step -Brilliant writing skills -Passionate about PR This role is based in central Nottingham and is easily commutable from Leicester, Derby, Mansfield, Loughborough and can be reached by public transport. The agency are looking for a candidate looking to evelop their PR career and so the role would suit a Junior PR Account Manager, Senior PR Account Executive or experienced PR Account Executive looking for a step up. If you feel that you have the relevant skills and experience please apply online in the first instance! Blue Skies specialise in Marketing Recruitment covering Clientside, Account Handling, PR and Executive. We also have a specialist Creative Recruitment team. We offer... 16 April 2014 10:10:02 +0000 Graphic Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69455/Graphic%2520Designer.html Our client - a leading fashion designer are looking for a Graphic Designer to join their busy marketing department. This is genuinely a brilliant role where you will take ownership of the design function and manage a junior designer. In this fast paced and exciting position you will be juggling multiple briefs to deadline, working on seasonal promotions, in store campaigns, packaging, consumer and trade press advertising, brochures, online and multimedia advertising and internal graphic and visual projects. We are looking for an experienced Graphic Designer, who is technically brilliant and full of creative ideas with a keen eye for detail. Ideally you will have experience in the retail industry with a design qualification/relevant degree and a creative portfolio of work across design disciplines.  Additionally, you will have advanced level competency in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop, Microsoft Word and PowerPoint, Intermediate level in Flash and Microsoft Excel and ideally have some experience of HTML and Dreamweaver but this is not essential. You will be Conversant with FTP sites and have experience of supplying artwork to publishing houses and colour profiling of artwork with windows PC platform experience. The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary package with a company pension, generous staff discount and to top it off you get to leave at 3pm every Friday! If you are tempted by the sound of this role and not just the early Friday finish then please do not hesitate to send your CV and recent portfolio examples for the attention of... 15 April 2014 16:04:21 +0000 Digital Marketing Executive http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69410/Digital%2520Marketing%2520Executive.html Digital Marketing Executive, Salary circa £18,000 - £22,000 Negotiable DOE, Nottingham. East Midlands Working for a small but rapidly growing organisation an opportunity has arisen for someone who has a passion for digital marketing, the ideal candidate will be a recent graduate who has an eye for marketing. Role: The role will be working on their Core Identity Management product with the aim of driving greater traffic to their brand, site and products. To oversee the social media strategy for the company, to develop and maintain digital marketing campaigns. This is a great opportunity for an individual who is looking to start their career and wants to help and push their marketing to the next level. Requirements: Strong understanding of social media and online market trends Have a strong interest in the future of digital products Degree in either marketing or a relevant subject Strong understanding of marketing concepts and strategies Understanding of what makes a good online marketing campaign Beneficial: Strong IT Skills Enjoy explaining the benefits of software to people who are not already familiar with it Key Words; Marketing, Digital Marketing, SEO 15 April 2014 13:01:37 +0000 Account Executive http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69387/Account%2520Executive.html Brilliant opportunity to join a very successful integrated agency as Account Executive.   Our client is one of the most established agencies in Leicestershire and boasts an array of large clients across b2b and b2c markets. They are looking for an Account Executive to work on a small section of accounts which could incorporate a mix of trade, professional services, charity and house-building clients, supporting an Account Manager. You will work on integrated projects incorporating advertising, design and branding work as well as digital projects. Day to day duties will involve taking client briefs for adverts or brochures, briefing the work into the studio, and generally keeping the client up to date with the work as it goes through the studio process. You may also be involved with liaising with the media, printers and photographers, so they need someone who is methodical, can work calmly under pressure and who is confident and articulate.   Ideally they are looking for candidates with at least 12 months experience within an agency environment with a related degree or similar. They may consider an entry level candidate if they can demonstrate the right attitude and some previous experience perhaps gained from an internship or work experience placements. This is an agency which believes in promoting from within so there is plenty of scope for career progression. If you can demonstrate this experience please send your CV for the immediate attention of Emma Tee to consult@afselection.co.uk . Unfortunately due to the number of anticipated... 15 April 2014 10:10:03 +0000 Digital Media Specialist http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69364/Digital%2520Media%2520Specialist%2520.html We are seeking an experienced Digital Media Specialist and Developer to work as part of an integrated communications and digital development team. This is a unique role working in a small team to deliver end to end digital media solutions from stakeholder engagement to the technical build and roll out of new digital tools. You will be responsible for developing and maintaining our website and intranet as well as app development and building our social media presence. You will have excellent communications and technical skills with a proven track record of delivering creative and cost effective digital solutions in a large and complex organisation. You will be both passionate about your work and resilient, with plenty of creative flair to help us build and communicate our brand and use your initiative to get our message across to key audiences. To visit our website and apply for this role please click the APPLY button. 15 April 2014 10:10:07 +0000 Lead Developer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69361/Lead%2520Developer.html Are you a super-skilled agency developer, who would love the chance to be more client-facing? If so, this could be your perfect role!   This is a brand new role for this wonderful agency who lives in a beautiful house in the country, and who is growing at a really fast rate. Whilst the team is relatively small at the moment, they envisage growing their inhouse development team substantially over the next 12 months so they need someone who is interested in managing others as well.  Working alongside their digital project management team, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining websites as well as being the go-to person for best practise in technical matters. You will be a hands-on developer, but working closely with the head of project management, you will monitor workflow, ensuring all work is delivered, on time and on budget. You will be involved with client meetings as and when required as well as being involved with the generation of new business concepts.   So, what skills will you need to be considered for this role?  In a nutshell you’ve got to be a an excellent scheduler, organiser and developer, however, you’re going to have to be able to demonstrate previous experience of scheduling multiple projects and delivering to deadline, experience of translating comps/designs/wireframes into flexible and usable code templates/files, an excellent understanding of cross-browser/platform compatibility issues and experience of developing for multiple devises including responsive design. Your back-end essential... 14 April 2014 17:05:03 +0000 Freelance Graphic Designer - Near Northampton http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69342/Freelance%2520Graphic%2520Designer%2520-%2520Near%2520Northampton.html Award winning publishing company based near Northampton are urgently looking for a Freelance Graphic Designer to help a rapidly growing team. Experience required: The role of Graphic Designer will be to work as a member of the Publishing Department within the Design Team of this award winning book publishing company. You will be required to manage and create and artwork high quality designs for a range of products. You will need to be a Designer/Creative Artworker – great with project management but comfortable with creative work . If you fit the description above please send a CV and samples ASAP. Freelance Designer/Creative Artworker Near Northampton w/c 28th April c£20 p/h To apply for this role please email your CV along with PDF examples of your work 14 April 2014 16:04:22 +0000 Copywriter http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69318/Copywriter.html A leading retail branding agency based in lovely offices, in a beautiful location and close to major motorway links are seeking a Mid- Senior Copywriter to join their team.   In this exciting and creative role you will be working on direct marketing, writing for newsletters, promotional literature and getting involved in lots of proof reading! We are looking for a copywriter with extensive experience in long copywriting, where you are used to sustaining a high level of quality over long word counts. You will be reporting directly to the Managing Director in this role and we are looking for someone who comes from a creative agency background, ideally with bags of retail and consumer experience and who is excited about the prospect of joining a great agency.   In return you will be working for a leading agency on household accounts and have the opportunity to develop both personally and professionally, with a competitive remuneration package to boot! If you are this Creative Copywriter and looking for a career changing role then we would love to hear from you, please send your CV for the attention of Sara Akkad to consult@afselection.co.uk   For more information on the role please call Sara Akkad on 0121 355 0955. 14 April 2014 11:11:06 +0000 Key Account Manager; Anti-Infectives (S. Yorks, Notts, Humber) http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69299/Key%2520Account%2520Manager%3B%2520Anti-Infectives%2520%28S.%2520Yorks%2C.html Major Accountabilities of the Key Account Management role * To represent and promote anti-infective brands in the franchise, driving demand within the hospital and connecting customers to the full range of Novartis resources o Builds on business plan to develop and execute sales plans to deliver on anti-infective strategies and meet goals and targets o KAM raises awareness and builds confidence in the brands by providing up-to-date, balanced clinical and economic information o Raises awareness of the appropriate/eligible segment of patients for treatment o Ensures customers have a clear understanding of all the Novartis anti-infective resources at their disposal o Demonstrates deep specialist product and disease state knowledge and leverage this to build professional customer relationships and support sound medical/clinical discussions o Makes effective use of available technologies and channels to support sales calls o Deploys and uses Marketing and Sales promotional materials and programmes; coordinates direct promotion programmes and facilitates pull-through activities o Uses detailed knowledge of anti-infective brands and competitor products' features and benefits during sales calls to improve sales o Effectively allocates available resources * To work collaboratively with the anti-infective cross functional and/or co-promotional teams to support the maintenance of promoted brands formulary listing and funding o Coordinates with all members of the cross functional team and/or co- promotional teams to ensure provision of evidence of economic benefits to support... 11 April 2014 11:11:27 +0000 Digital Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69187/Digital%2520Designer.html Our client is a leading innovative design agency with big ideas and they're looking for a creative digital designer to join their growing digital team in their thriving Nottingham studio. This agency works with big names and on global campaigns and deliver only top quality creative to their clients. In a designer, we're looking for fresh, forward thinking and dynamic work, typography that's top notch, creative that demonstrates originality and strong, user focused design. You'll have been working on both creative concept development for campaigns as well as more design led interface and content work. You have a real understanding of interaction design, with multi-platform creative a real bonus and experience in user experience and wire framing. You should have a real understanding of the technical elements of digital work, be it development, social networking platforms and content although we are not looking for technical specialists. You'll need to have previous digital agency experience and be able to demonstrate an impressive portfolio. Maybe you're a middle-weight designer looking for a step up or a senior designer looking to move to a more creative agency.  You will have had experience working in a large agency environment with big brand clients, and understand the pressures and timescales of working with clients on long term projects.  I n return you will be working with a collaborative, open team that are closely knit that like to work hard and play hard, with annual trips away for team building, a pension scheme and... 11 April 2014 11:11:22 +0000 Solution Design Engineer - Unified Communications http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69184/Solution%2520Design%2520Engineer%2520-%2520Unified%2520Communications.html This is an exciting opportunity to join Vodafone UK in a key role within the Business Services department. The role is based in Newark, with the occasional requirement to drive to client sites. As a member of our dedicated Vodafone One Net team, you will be responsible for delivering an industry leading telephony solution which seamlessly integrates mobile handsets with desktop IP phones through a hosted VoIP solution. As a Unified Communications Solution Design Engineer, your main responsibilities will involve: *Design and implementation of IP Solutions, broadband access technologies, DSL, fibre, Ethernet, fixed line & mobile to meet customer business requirements *Engaging with Enterprise Customers with multiple Geographic Sites. *Provide technical validation (TDA) for Vodafone One Net deployments Match Vodafone services to customer needs Work closely with other Vodafone business units to provide the best possible customer experience. As a Unified Communications Solution Design Engineer, your skills and qualifications will ideally include: *Experience of IPT solutions to meet customer business requirements and understand underlying issues *Strong analytical and diagnostic skills to perform effective root cause analysis and suggestive improvements *Multiple supplier experience *Accredited on multiple suppliers for; LAN, IPT, VoIP, UC, IPVPN, Security, Hosted solutions and knowledge of desktop hardware and applications What we're looking for in you: Your technical skills will include fixed line telephony, VoIP, UC, IPVPN, voice & data LAN... 10 April 2014 17:05:45 +0000 Copywriter http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69134/Copywriter.html Exceptional opportunity for a top notch Copywriter to join an exciting Nottinghamshire retail agency. We’re looking for a copy pro, who is comfortable crafting long and short copy, has a clear empathy for tone of voice and a portfolio brimming with creative thinking. With a glittering portfolio of high street retail brands in their stable there’s never a dull moment in the creative team and always plenty to get stuck into. Activity is predominantly below-the-line retail comms spanning all forms of in-store activity, so it’s important you demonstrate a clear awareness of how to influence consumer behaviour and achieve stand out in a retail environment. This role will challenge you creatively and strategically, so you should love looking at things from a different angle and bringing a new perspective onto projects. Superb writing skills and creative integrity are a must, as is an ability to think holistically and an eagle eye for detail. To be in with a chance, we’ll need you to be a Copywriter with a track record in creative agencies, with a clear passion for the written word. This role isn’t all about the headline grabbing concepts and finding the next meerkat: the studio and clients will look to you as their expert on all things language, copy, tone of voice, brand positioning, messaging and values. From initial research to thinking through every touch point of the customer experience, you'll be completely involved in the creative process. In return for your copywriting prowess you’ll have the opportunity to play a key role... 10 April 2014 15:03:44 +0000 Freelance Back End Developer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69113/Freelance%2520Back%2520End%2520Developer.html Freelance Back End Developer Agency Nottingham 20 - 25 per hour My client a lovely agency based in Nottingham are getting busier with work and need an extra pair of hands to help with the workload. They are looking for a Freelance Back End Developer to work onsite with their team. As a Freelance Developer you will be proficient in using Dreamweaver, Wordpress and able to build code. My client are an established agency and have a great portfolio of clients. This is a great opportunity to join a leading agency on a Freelance basis. If you are an experienced or junior developer with good working knowledge of the above then please apply with your most recent cv. Candidates that wish to apply for this role must be fully eligible to live and work in the UK. Freelance Back End Developer Agency Nottingham 20 - 25 per hour Blue Skies specialise in Marketing Recruitment covering Clientside, Account Handling, PR and Executive. We also have a specialist Creative Recruitment team. We offer unrivalled opportunities across all specialisms and industry sectors, presenting you with only the best marketing jobs. Although we try to respond to all applications, the high number we receive means this isn`t always possible. If you have not heard from us within 72 hours, please assume that your application has not been successful. For more information, visit www.blueskiescareers.co.uk and we`ll make sure we do our best to find you the perfect marketing role. 09 April 2014 15:03:54 +0000 Front End Developer - JavaScript - HTML - CSS - Java - Nottinghamshire http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69037/Front%2520End%2520Developer%2520-%2520JavaScript%2520-%2520HTML%2520-%2520CSS%2520-.html Front End Developer / JavaScript / / HTML / CSS / Java / Nottinghamshire / £25K - 40k Front End Developer required by my client, a well-established company with an international presence, based at their Nottingham office. Applicants to this role must have expert level exposure to the following technologies: JavaScript JavaScript Frameworks (Ember.js, AngularJS or Backbone.js) CSS Ajax HTML5 Java (at least competent with Java development) Front End Developer with strong knowledge of JavaScript frameworks (Ember.js, Backbone.js or AngularJS), CSS and Java, required by my client, a well-established international company, at their Nottingham office. In addition to expert level front end development experience with JavaScript frameworks (Ember.js, Backbone.js or AngualrJS), HTML, CSS and TDD / BDD, candidates are also required to have some knowledge of Java development. As a Front End Developer with JavaScript Frameworks (Ember.js, Backbone.js and AngularJS), HTML, CSS and Java development experience, you will be joining my clients' existing development team, who have serious plans for expansion in the next 12 months and beyond. My client is a well-established company with an international presence, who are hiring at their Nottingham office. This position is for an expert Front End Developer, who is looking to take the next step in their career, in joining a prestigious, market-leading company. Further progression through the ranks is there for those who seek it, as my client like to promote from within, wherever possible.... 08 April 2014 14:02:43 +0000 Account Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/68977/Account%2520Manager.html Account Manager, Full service Agency, Nottinghamshire, 20,000 - 35,000, Perm, ASAP An Award winning top agency in Nottinghamshire is looking for an ambitious Account Manager to join their busy and very successful team. This role would be perfect for an Account Manager looking to join an agency were you will have the opportunity to work with some really top brands across a huge range of marketing disciplines and sectors this includes managing digital, film, multimedia and events projects. To be considered for this role you will need the following skills and experience: -Great client facing skills -Solid experience of taking detailed briefs from clients and briefing designers -A natural ability to direct and lead others to ensure end to end project delivery, whilst managing all aspects of the production process will be imperative -Youll have experience of working with people; that means briefing, estimating and efficiently managing internal and external studio and production resources Common sense, fantastic organisation, vision and initiative combined with excellent communication skills are essentials for this role. You may currently be working client or agency side at the moment, but that doesnt matter. We need someone who can deal with the delivery of complex fast moving marketing initiatives across all aspects of design for print, digital, film and multimedia and events. To find out more about this opportunity please send me your CV today! Blue Skies specialise in Marketing Recruitment covering Clientside, Account Handling, PR and Executive. We also have a... 08 April 2014 14:02:45 +0000 Project Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/68971/Project%2520Manager.html Project Manager, Full service Agency, Nottinghamshire, 20,000 - 30,000, Perm, ASAP An Award winning top agency in Nottinghamshire is looking for an ambitious Project Manager to join their busy and very successful team. This role would be perfect for an Account Manager or Project Manager looking to join an agency were you will have the opportunity to work with some really top brands across a huge range of marketing disciplines and sectors this includes managing digital, film, multimedia and events projects. To be considered for this role you will need the following skills and experience: -Solid experience of taking detailed briefs from clients and briefing designers -A natural ability to direct and lead others to ensure end to end project delivery, whilst managing all aspects of the production process will be imperative -Youll have experience of working with people; that means briefing, estimating and efficiently managing internal and external studio and production resources Common sense, fantastic organisation, vision and initiative combined with excellent communication skills are essentials for this role. You may currently be working client or agency side at the moment, but that doesnt matter. We need someone who can deal with the delivery of complex fast moving marketing initiatives across all aspects of design for print, digital, film and multimedia and events. To find out more about this opportunity please send me your CV today! Blue Skies specialise in Marketing Recruitment covering Clientside, Account Handling, PR and Executive. We also have a specialist... 07 April 2014 18:06:10 +0000 Creative Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/68919/Creative%2520Director.html Top notch Creative Director required to manage, lead and inspire the creative team at this leading design agency. Working at board level you will have a knack of really getting to the core of a brief and using this to develop creative solutions that have a clear impact on the client’s bottom line, plus you’ll work closely with other agency Directors to help convert new business opportunities. So you’ll need to blend creative genius with commercial savvy. To give some additional context, we are looking for someone who has risen through the ranks in a leading design agency, has a proven leadership background and is still ambitious to achieve more. If successful you’ll be working on instantly recognisable high street names so it’s essential that you have a strong retail/fmcg portfolio, with a clear understanding of the in-store environment and how to influence purchase. So you’ll understand the customer journey, be able to spot an idea and bring it to life. You’ll also need natural leadership qualities as you’ll need to be as adept at getting the maximum potential out of your team as you are exciting clients with your creative solutions. As such, you’ll have a knack of really getting to the core of a brief and using this to help convert new business opportunities. So you’ll need to blend creative genius with commercial savvy. Joining this agency, you’ll get to work in fantastic offices amongst a mix of highly creative and down to earth individual. Although they harbour some big brands and... 07 April 2014 17:05:33 +0000 Senior Account Manager/Account Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/68912/Senior%2520Account%2520Manager%2FAccount%2520Director.html One of the UK’s most successful and creative retail design agencies is looking for Senior Account Manager/Account Director to take the day-to-day lead on a highly prestigious retail brand. In an ideal world you will have an impressive background in retail communications, coupled with a thorough understanding of all marketing channels and an appreciation of how to influence consumer purchase. Given the nature of this fabulous agency, it could be that you’re from either an in-house brand management background, or an agency background. Either way, you’ll be brilliant at building strong relationships both with client contacts at all levels, and within the agency. To be considered you’ll ideally need an interest in the fast moving fashion/retail sector and will need to demonstrate a clear commercial acumen, with an ability to develop coherent, well reasoned strategy. You’ll also have a knack at getting the best out of more junior team members and for working closely with creative teams to ensure the best possible creative solutions are achieved. You’ll not only be able to spot opportunities to develop new opportunities but you’ll also be able to see through campaigns/projects from brief to delivery – all with a meticulous attention to detail. An excellent opportunity to further your retail design experience within a highly respected, down to earth and fun agency. Plenty more information is available on request but this role won’t be around for long so we’d urge you to apply ASAP in confidence for... 07 April 2014 10:10:25 +0000 Account Manager/Senior Account Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/68864/Account%2520Manager%2FSenior%2520Account%2520Manager.html Experienced Account Manager/Senior Account Manager looking to make the next step in your career? Fantastic opportunity to be a part of one of the best agencies in the area! One of the most highly regarded, cutting edge agencies in the region is looking for a passionate account manager to join their award winning team. They are looking for someone with a solid agency background who is able to quickly build strong relationships and thrives working in a fast paced creative environment, across both online and offline channels. As you would expect, they are looking for someone with proven experience across all forms of marketing from advertising to brand development, direct mail and who can come in and hit the ground running. You must be confident liaising closely with clients, taking briefs and managing these through the agency, working to budget and tight time frames, while working across a variety of exciting clients. Previous involvement with developing strategy would also be fantastic, but isn’t essential. In return you’ll be working in a close knit award winning team, who value ideas, creativity and collaboration. A fantastic opportunity for someone looking to make a mark in the industry. Please send your CV over for a chat in more detail. 07 April 2014 09:09:23 +0000 Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/68861/Designer.html Are you looking to climb aboard an award-winning team and join a leading full-service agency? If so, this Designer role could be the one you’ve been waiting for.   We have been working with this unique agency for a number of years, and not only have we seen their award cabinet and incredibly passionate team expand, but we have also seen how their flexible approach to work has had a truly positive effect on the consultancy and enabled them to build a happy and productive team. Within this role, you will be supporting a team of three account managers and a creative manager, where you will be producing predominately print-based materials for the public, voluntary and charity sectors. Within this role, you’ll be involved in both the design and the artwork process, and will be responsible for creating innovative customer-facing publications, brochures, reports, advertising and display, and will ensure that they are delivered to deadlines and brand guidelines.   To be considered for this role, we are looking for someone with at least 12 months’ experience, preferably gained in an agency, who expresses a true passion and flair for design. Needless to say, you must be a self-starter, with excellent communication skills and an enthusiastic attitude, and should also be experienced in using Adobe Creative Suite CS6 and Microsoft Office.   In return, you will have the opportunity to develop your career and will get the chance to work with an award-winning agency. So, if this sounds like a role you could really get your teeth stuck in to, then...