The Drum Jobs 18 December 2014 11:11:59 +0000 Senior Design Manager (Print & Web) - Nottingham In-house design studio based in Nottingham are recruiting for a Senior Design Manager to lead a creative team.  You'll need skills across all media - Graphic Design, Artwork and Web Design and build along with management abilities. Job description This role will manage multiple projects, resource allocation and the delivery of all work entering and the design team to a consistently high standard, to deadline and on brand. You will be managing a team of 3 online designers, working across 5 different brands and 9 different websites, and produce creative for a variety of digital design projects;  including on-site, display, email and social media, in addition to two graphic designers and one artworker working on print advertising, brochures, PoS, exhibitions, packaging and corporate. You will lead the creative output of the team across all brands and channels. Your team will work to internal briefs and work closely with the marketing and web development teams. Duties include:  •    Manage a team of 6 in-house designers •    Motivate, mentor, support and train team members and develop their skills •    Manage resource, projects, workflow and change •    Manage external resource as required •    Ensure all work meets brief and deadlines, is on brand and conforms to applicable standards •    Develop in-house standards and capabilities •    Ensure a high level of quality for all projects... 18 December 2014 11:11:29 +0000 Project Manager (Retail Interiors) - Leicestershire Leading Design Consultancy based in Leicestershire specialising in brand strategy and Retail Interior Design are urgently seeking a hands on Project Manager with experience across Retail Interiors, Showrooms, Workplaces, Exhibitions and Events. Key roles and responsibilities: •    Managing key accounts •    Managing creative team through design process •    Working alongside the project management team •    Planning and scheduling the work flow through the creative team •    A good understanding of the print process is essential – litho, digital and large format •    Experience of 3D projects •    Knowledge of AutoCad •    Preparing fee proposals and quotations •    Management of suppliers including costings •    Invoicing to clients •    Managing and delegating to in-house bookkeeper •    Responsible for office management and our support systems •    Extracting additional revenue from existing clients by working closely along side them and developing good relationships •    Identifying and targeting potential clients for the sales team to pursue •    experience across Brand Strategy, Retail Interiors, Showrooms, Workplaces, Exhibitions and Events. Personal qualities required: •    Confident •    Mature... 18 December 2014 13:01:17 +0000 Media/Video/TV Presenter My client, based in Central Nottingham are looking for Media/Video/TV Presenter professionals. My client are an IT company, based in Central Nottingham and they are quite a successful organisation. My client are happy to consider Media/Journalism/Broadcasting graduates (if you have no experience) but someone who has a confident nature and has strong customer/client facing and communication skills. You will be making presentations on video on behalf of my client for large corporate clients, which is why they need people who want to work in the Media space. It is a media role and will involve some "to camera" work. If you are an experienced Media presenter or TV professional then any short video you have done will be of interest. We usually place IT people with this client but this is a role for their newly created Media team. Cracking company and an excellent opportunity to work with some high profile, well known, national clients and brands. Please apply immediately to be considered as interviews are currently taking place. 17 December 2014 17:05:18 +0000 Account Manager Role: Account Manager (Software) Salary: £30,000 OTE: £37,000 Location: Leicester My Client is an award winning software development company, who create software providing solutions to real business problems.The company has a real passion and ethos to build effective and usable software with ongoing development.The products provided help businesses to streamline practices, reduce costs and environmental impact. The role of the account manager is to sell the award winning software to existing partners and maximise the potential. Role Summary: Proactive Partner contact To maximise sales potential from Partners To identify problems which may limit sales and to present solutions to resolve these problems To maintain regular contact with the channel Following up promotional and marketing activities and campaigns Ensuring Partners are fully aware of the activities To agree Partner involvement to maximise the value of the activity Ensure they have the necessary training and resources to take advantage of the activities Provide online product demonstrations (webinars) Sell Partner support services into the channel New product penetration Ensure new products are taken on-board by our currently channel Where the current channel is not suitable for the new product to recommend alternative distribution channels Opportunity management Following up on webinars and help manage the Partner sales process to conclusion Customer and Partner presentations Occasional field visits to partners and their customers may be required... 17 December 2014 12:12:17 +0000 Middleweight WordPress Developer Are you an experienced Front-end Developer looking to make your mark in an award-winning   agency with a team who take pride in producing outstanding creative and digital work?   Our client is one of the coolest and innovative design agencies in the region. With over a decade of experience they have grown from a brand and print design agency to an organisation with widespread expertise in web design, build and online campaigning.   Due to sustained growth, they are now looking to recruit an experienced Front-end Developer with WordPress skills to add to their friendly team of like-minded individuals. This fast-paced and exciting studio environment is the perfect opportunity for an ambitious and proactive individual to develop their career.   You will be an experienced developer who enjoys working as part of a busy team. You will also have excellent communication skills as you may also be required to liaise with clients and attend client meetings on occasion.       16 December 2014 17:05:14 +0000 Marketing Services Manager Marketing Services Manager, Leisure Company, Extremely Competitive Salary, East Midlands An established and very well-known leisure company is on the lookout for a Marketing Services Manager to report to the Head of Marketing and develop and continually improve the creative, production and procurement functions to the entire company. It will be your responsibility to manage the creative work through the studio, ensuring that work is presented in a timely manner as well as allocating tasks to the creative and artwork teams and being the primary point of client liaison. In more detail, you will: Take briefs, organise and allocate incoming creative work briefs to the creative team and ensure work is developed on time. Present creative work to the brand manager, listen to feedback and brief back in to the creative or artwork team. Develop and continually improve a full service creative, production and procurement function to the entire business. Ensure all marketing creative is produced in line with brand guidelines and all creative has received the necessary approvals before printing. Lead and motivate the marketing services team, providing clarity of deadlines and driving an action led culture. Set and monitor performance objectives for direct reports and conduct regular update meetings as well as twice yearly formal performance review meetings. To be considered for the role of Marketing Services Manager you need to be able to demonstrate you: Have either CIM or IDM qualification / Business or Marketing Degree / equivalent work related experience Have strong... 16 December 2014 13:01:46 +0000 Middleweight POS Artworker Potty about POS with a  couple of years experience under your belt? If alarm bells are ringing and you're ready to take your next step in the exciting world of retail design then this could be the opportunity you've been waiting for.   Our client is a highly successful business specialising in retail design and manufacturing. A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a 2D POS artworker to join their team, working with some of the best brands on the high street.   The role offers the right candidate the opportunity to develop their career in a busy Point-of-Sale studio. Not only will you be working with some of the biggest names in retail but with a company where individuals share their passion for design and quality production.   To be considered, you should ideally have between 2-5 years commercial experience, a great eye for layout and meticulous attention to detail. You will be a proactive and motivated team player, who takes pride in their work and enjoys the buzz of a busy studio.         16 December 2014 10:10:27 +0000 Senior Account Manager Senior Account Manager, Full Service Agency, Leicestershire, 30k-40k , Perm Blue Skies Recruitment is looking for a Senior Account Manager for an award winning full service agency in Leicestershire. This is a great opportunity to join a fantastic agency that work with fantastic prestigious brands and have very exciting plans for the future! The successful candidate will have the following experience .... Proven ability to demonstrate a clear understanding of client business issues and requirements that translates into practical delivery and commercial benefit for the agency. Excellent client servicing and project management expertise. Working to tight deadlines. Multi-tasking. Able to recognise new business opportunities and progress confidently. Retail, category and/or client experience. High computer literacy, with a solid grasp of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Excellent spoken and written communication skills. Strong presentation, diplomacy and negotiation skills. Effective organisational and time management skills. Ability to lead and motivate a cross-functional team. Responsibilities will include .... Develop and grow a portfolio of profitable clients Ensure that necessary actions are undertaken by the planning, insight, design and project teams; together and in collaboration. Achieve pre-determined sales targets and profit margins. Attend client meetings, in the pursuit of effective relationship building and as projects require. Complete all associated administrative work, as required, including timely invoicing. Report regularly on sales... 16 December 2014 10:10:13 +0000 Retail Designer Retail Designer, Retail Design Agency, Leicestershire, Competitive Salary, Perm, ASAP. Do you have a passion for retail design? If so then Blue Skies Marketing Recruitment might just have your dream role for you working within a retail design agency that is based in Leicestershire. This design agency is best known for their innovative and unique retail designs and with their enviable client list this agency has some globally recognisable brands that they work with. Producing outstanding and captivating designs from shop in shop, retail interiors and in store graphics. They are looking for a retail designer with more passion than you can shake a stick at to join their talented and highly creative studio team. You need to be a conceptual thinker and must showcase a portfolio full of retail designs across a variety of clients. You must be able to prepare project proposals, including the production of AutoCAD presentation plans and elevations, hand and computer rendered drawings on Cinema 4D and material boards, producing these visuals to a very high standard. You will also need to be an excellent communicator, able to work to tight deadlines and timescales and manage allocated projects from beginning to completion. This is a brilliant opportunity at an agency that is well situated, meaning it is easily commutable from Warwickshire, Birmingham, Leicestershire and Nottingham and is commutable by train. If you would like to know more about this opportunity then please email me your updated CV and samples... Retail Designer, Retail Design Agency, Leicestershire,... 12 December 2014 11:11:45 +0000 3D Concept Designer 3D Concept Designer, Retail Agency, Leicestershire, 30,000 - 40,000, Permanent Fantastic opportunity to join a global, award winning and multi-channel retail design agency that specialises in shopper marketing experiences for some world renowned brands. As a 3D Concept Designer for this agency you can expect to work across store design and builds, shop in shops, integrated multichannel campaigns, events, pop-ups, point of sale. It will be your job to create the concepts and ideas for all of the above. You do not need to be conversant in the latest 3D software packages, although that would be a bonus and this agency works in 3D Studio Max and AutoCAD. The key for this role is a thinker, an ideas personsomeone that can create the space/environment and if needs be, the team of talented 3D Designers can develop it up using the 3D software. Therefore, you need to demonstrate through your portfolio that you can create exciting retail environments. This agency isnt looking for a Designer that specialises in POS or exhibition stand designs. Your portfolio really needs to show you can create innovative environments and spaces, preferably for retail, that engage the customer and challenge the status quo. Client facing experience is also expected, as this is a senior position within the agency, so you will be expected to meet with clients and liaise with clients over the phone, with the ability to talk through your creative concepts and ideas. If youre a Designer with experience in the world of 3D and retail spaces/environments and youre looking for an opportunity to step up,... 11 December 2014 13:01:00 +0000 Client Director Account Director, Design Agency, Leicestershire, 35k-50k , Perm, Blue Skies Recruitment is looking for a Client Director for an award winning Design agency based in Leicestershire with an impressive list of clients and a talented team that have very exciting plans for the future! The role will involve a mixture of strategic account direction for existing client relationships as well as generating new business opportunities within identified prospects. This is a well-supported role working closely with others across the whole company including account management, designers and production. As many of our clients are international, you must be prepared to travel regularly. Key skills required .... Excellent client servicing skills A natural leader with the ability to positively influence and manage complex situations An excellent communicator with strong presentation skills Commercially astute and tuned into opportunities and threats to your client accounts Highly organised with the ability to remain calm under pressure Flexible, proactive, confident and self-motivated Solid experience of managing retail Accounts ideally international This is a rare opportunity for an exceptional Client Director to join a highly respected design agency. We are looking to hear from people with exceptional client servicing skills, who are passionate about design and ensuring clients have the best possible experience, in equal measures. We are also looking for those with a proven track record of working in a creative agency with a range of high end international retail clients.... 11 December 2014 11:11:53 +0000 Account Manager Account Manager, Full Service Agency, Nottinghamshire, 28k-32k Blue Skies Recruitment is working with a fantastic award winning agency that is looking for an Account Manager to join their busy team. As Account Manager you will be working with some of the biggest and most innovative high street brands in the UK, designing communication for retailers and brand owners. The successful candidate will have a real passion for retail and design, and be responsible for day to day account handling, project and client administration, and to help develop client and new business with the wider team. Key Responsibilities - Project management Briefing the creative team and progressing work through the studio Liaison with clients under the direction of the Account Director Good documentation and written skills Be able to produce both strategic and tactical proposals Qualifications and Experience - Up to 3 years experience working in a similar role Proven design consultancy experience essential Knowledge of the print process Good written and verbal skills Forward thinking, enthusiastic, team player Ability to work to deadlines This role would suit a Senior Account Executive ready for their next move up or an Account Manager looking for a new challenge. Easily commutable from Leicestershire and Derbyshire. If this sounds like you apply now! Account Manager, Full Service Agency, Nottinghamshire, 28k-32k Blue Skies specialise in Marketing Recruitment covering Clientside, Account Handling, PR and Executive. We also have a specialist Creative Recruitment team. We offer... 10 December 2014 15:03:18 +0000 PR Account Manager PR Account Manager PR Agency Cambridgeshire 23,000 to 29,000 Fantastic opportunity for a PR Account Manager to join a big brand consumer PR agency! This is a wonderful opportunity to join a brilliant PR team and work on some simply fantastic consumer and b2b accounts. You will have bags of enthusiasm and ideas, a real creative streak and excellent writing skills. Key Responsibilities: - Client management and strategy creation - Managing traditional and digital PR campaigns - Crisis support - Writing feature copy and press releases - Developing and maintaining strong media relationships - Event management Their new recruit needs to: - Be experienced in PR - whether that be within an agency or in house environment - Have excellent client management ability - Be a confident and creative writer. - Have an understanding of social media and how to implement it effectively This is a fantastic opportunity to join a brilliant agency and to work within an extremely successful and talented PR team who can offer excellent development potential. The role would suit an established PR Account Manager or Senior PR Account Executive looking for a step up with an agency who can offer a great career path. The role is based in Cambridgeshire and easily commutable from Luton, Northamptonshire, Bedfordshire, Peterborough, Stevenage, Cambridge, Kettering and Milton Keynes. 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.... 10 December 2014 12:12:56 +0000 Senior 3D Project Manager/ 3D Account Manager Senior 3D Project Manager/Account Manager Leicestershire 25 – 40k depending on experience Ref: Green Shoots Recruitment Ltd is looking for either a Senior 3D Project Manager or 3D Account Manager with around 5 years’ experience. The Role: * Planning and scheduling work flow through the creative and project management teams. * Thorough understanding and demonstrable experience of construction and build technologies specifically relating to retail interiors, branded environments and exhibitions. * Managing key accounts through project delivery and developing proactive relationships with clients to extract additional revenue and repeat business. * Managing creative team through the design process. * Preparing fee proposals and quotations. * Management of suppliers including costings. * Regular review of billings and invoicing. * Managing projects on-site through to successful conclusion. * Regular work-in-progress reporting to Managing Director and Creative Director. Personal qualities required: * Professional * Experienced * Mature * Confident * Reliable * Must be able to lead a team * Passionate about delivering excellent customer service * Passionate about brands and retailers across a variety of sectors including fashion, sport, youth, children, value, heritage. 10 December 2014 11:11:13 +0000 3D Retail Environments Designer 3D Retail Environments Designer Leicestershire Salary: 25 – 40k depending on experience Ref: GD149 Green Shoots Recruitment Ltd is looking for an enthusiastic 3D Retail Environments Designer to join and direct a busy team within a successful Design Agency We’re looking for an enthusiastic 3D designer to join their team. Deliver vision and direction to all projects, have an awareness of the strategic positioning of brands and communication. Present your work confidently in client presentations Liaise with clients directly as required See a job through from concept creation through to artwork and completion Push boundaries even on the simplest project Deliver outstanding creative work Ideally you’d have some experience within: – Retail environments – Exhibitions – Events – Showrooms – Graphics communication within retail environments – Customer journeys and flow – Good understanding of visual merchandising And proficient in: – CAD – Sketch up – Studio Max – Indesign Please email your CV including current salary details & portfolio of best work 09 December 2014 10:10:03 +0000 eCommerce Manager An exciting new job opportunity has arisen for an eCommerce Manager within an expanding online retailer. The well-established business are looking for someone with a wealth of online experience who can maintain and develop the new and improved eCommerce website. This role is ideal for a forward thinking eCommerce Manager who is ready to take on a new challenge and assist in implementing the company’s ambitions for expansion. Our client is recruiting for someone that can ultimately improve the customer journey and experience, effectively manage the web activity and deliver best in class customer service. The ideal candidate will have exceptional communication skills and a talent for building and maintaining strong business relationships as well as strong analytical skills. Another key element of this role will be to develop, update and test the company website therefore a good working knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, project management and testing would be valuable. The ideal candidate will have the following skills: ·         A wealth of experience in a eCommerce management role ·         A proven record of successfully managing websites in the online retail environment ·         Experience of PPC, SEO, Email and Social Media ·         Excellent management and relationships building skills ·         A good working... 02 December 2014 17:05:39 +0000 Account Executive Account Executive, Design Agency, Northamptonshire, salary dependant on experience, Perm, ASAP My Client is looking for an Account Executive to joint their busy team. The ideal candidate will have some agency experience either by completing an internship or in their first permanent or contract role. Some of the key responsibilities include .... Day to day management of Client communications in and out of the Company Responsible for providing clear, detailed instructions to other departments and for check produced work for appointed accounts, including artwork proofing for detail and relevant pre-production samples for copy, colour etc. Taking & Giving Creative Briefs Responsible for obtaining clear instructions from the client and translating these into creative briefs for internal use The successful candidate will have .... Have gained some experience in a similar role, ideally within a creative agency. Have experience of working on FMCG brands. Be an excellent communicator both verbally and written. Be organised, self driven and possess good administration skills. Be able to multitask, working well under pressure and to tight deadlines whilst maintaining a high level of quality and accuracy at all times. Commercially minded with a desire to learn and progress within the creative industry This is a fantastic opportunity to join a brilliant award winning agency that have brilliant prestigious accounts. There is lots of great benefits that go with this role! If you think this sounds like you apply now or call for a confidential conversation. Blue Skies... 26 November 2014 17:05:23 +0000 Account Executive One of the East Midlands' highly regarded integrated agencies are seeking a Account Executive to join their team! Their service inculde everything from branding and digital through to internal and external communications for some top national brands. They have a much broader and varied way of making sure their clients get the most out of their campaigns, acting as an extension to their clients marketing teams. Due to growth, they are looking to recruit an experienced Account Executive to work on a number of their key accounts. You'll preferably have previous agency experience, however for the right person they will consider in-house experience. To be considered you'll need to have a genuine passion and enthusiasm for the industry. You will be working across both offline and digital, be tasked with briefing creative teams and ensuring that campaigns are kept within brief to budget. Great opportunity! Send your CV today! 26 November 2014 09:09:56 +0000 Magento Developer Brilliant opportunity for an experienced Magento Developer to join a funky fresh team of serious talent. This charming agency have gone from strength to strength over the last year and are winning new clients left, right and centre. As specialists within the digital sector they set the bar high and stand out against the local and even national competition. To be considered for this agency you’ll need to be at the top of your development game with a keen eye on emerging trends in the ever-changing technological landscape. The agency is currently nine people strong and looking to add a more remarkably talented individuals to the team. They have a great ethos and team spirit in the studio, their culture is based around working closely together and tackling challenges they come across with speed and accuracy. Obviously you’ll be skilled in Magento to be considered but expert skills in any other back end languages such as PHP and .NET will of course be appreciated. If you are interested in applying for this role, don’t delay – send your CV to us today!