The Drum Jobs 20 October 2014 10:10:11 +0000 New Business Manager This is a brilliant chance to join this thiving agency based in Cheshire, this agency have big plans to be the best agency in the Northwest and are looking for a new business manager to join their team, this is a key role within the agency so if you would like more information get in touch asap 20 October 2014 10:10:57 +0000 Search & Media Executive Search and Media Executive – Manchester – £18 – £22K Dream big and dare to fail. – Norman Vaughan Fantastic role for a super ambitious Digitally Savvy exec that is looking to work at one of the North‘s most revered Digital agencies. Someone who has experience in digital media, search (SEO & PPC) is what they are looking for and you would be part of a wider team whose remit is to deliver quality content on behalf of its clients! The Role would require: – Supporting the Search and Media team in the implementation of search strategies. – PPC campaign set–up and management, strategy, optimisation and reporting – Keyword, competitor and market research. – Content and on–page SEO recommendations. – Link building and outreach strategies. – Client strategy support. – Acting as a regular point of contact for clients in order to develop and maintain a close and productive relationship, acting with integrity at all times. – Preparing background information for briefs/pitches/presentations as required. – Demonstrating a good understanding of the agency credentials, and the roles and responsibilities of Search – as well as the other teams – within the agency. If this sounds like a bit of you then please apply today! Please email your CV to David Walsh or call on 0161 638 0896 for a confidential discussion about the position. Connect on Linkedin: David Walsh Network Marketing specialises in Marketing, Digital and... 20 October 2014 10:10:02 +0000 PR Senior Account Manager PR Senior Account Manager – £28 – £36K – Manchester "Everything you do or say is public relations." – Unknown Join this amazing Manchester based integrated agency working across some of the worlds travel, retail and consumer brands! From travel, food & drink, retail & Technology, they help high–growth companies build awareness, grow their business, expand into new markets and become market leaders through a full suite of public relations, digital content and social media services. The agency is looking for a Senior Account Manager, with strong B2C and B2B experience, excellent media relations in the travel and leisure arena and second to none strategic ability to join their awesome team. The agency has a brilliant reputation as a well established forwarded thinking agency with a strong history of intelligent, engaging and professional PR campaigns. You will be an experienced AM ready to step up or already be operating at an SAM level. You will be someone with a strong B2C and B2B experience and contacts looking to work with some highbrow clients. You will be switched on, competent, with excellent writing skills and attention to detail. This is a client that is not tainted by the big agency thinking. The right candidate will need to think like a start up... like their clients. For the right person, a fantastic career opportunity awaits! Work with some of the most exciting businesses in the world, in a very supportive and tight team. They all chip in to ensure every one shines!! LOCAL MEDIA CONTACTS &... 17 October 2014 14:02:06 +0000 Digital & Graphic Designer Thriving online e-commerce organisation based in North Manchester requires an Online Marketing Executive who can design for print too. You will need excellent attention to detail and a great eye for design in order to produce a variety of projects such as online banners, email campaigns and designs for print. Essential skills include HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript/jQuery, cross browser compatiability, Photoshop and Illustrator. You will need to be able to code from scratch and have strong analytical skills. It would be beneficial if you had an understanding of the fundamentals of all digital marketing such as PPC, SEO and social media. It would be an advantageous if you’ve worked with an Email Service Provider such as DotMailer in creating and sending emails. This should also include analysis of data such as spam scores, open rates, hard & soft bounces etc, in order to effect changes and improve ROI. Other beneficial skills include responsive design, Google analytics, web page testing, familiarity with CMS, databases, Google Webmaster Tools and other web technologies. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an established company which has a great reputation with its customers. You will also be entitled to a superb range of benefits & a company bonus! 16 October 2014 13:01:38 +0000 Web Designer Successful organisation based in West Lancashire is looking for a Web Designer to join their online team. This position would suit someone who can produce creative designs for digital projects as well as coding & building scheduled emailers in HTML. Projects will include websites, homepages, landing pages, affiliate banners and email campaigns. It would be beneficial, but not essential, if you had any of the following skills too - JavaScript, SilverPop ESP and video editing skills. 15 October 2014 12:12:39 +0000 Senior Account Executive Calling all Senior Account Executives! Amazing opportunity to join a brilliant Greater Manchester based team and support on very well-known client. Due to a continual increase in work load - based on the great job the team are doing they’re looking for an experienced Account Executive to join the team and support across a mixture of activity. Offering an integrated approach the role will covering all aspects of offline marketing including direct mail campaigns, brochure creation and internal communication documents. There will also be a heavy emphasis on digital too so you’ll be involved in website content, email campaigns an social media so there is plenty to get your teeth into. The team have established an impressive reputation so when it comes to recruiting they set the bar high! They need an experienced account handler who is confident working in a busy deadline focused environment whilst juggling multiple projects. You’ll need to hit the ground running, pick up campaigns confidently and manage work through the studio seamlessly. It’s a brilliant opportunity for anyone with a good base of experience that’s ready to take the next step in their agency career. They need to get someone on board ASAP so if you’re interested don’t delay, get your CV over today! 15 October 2014 12:12:53 +0000 Account Executive This highly regarded Marketing Agency continues to deliver outstanding work to an amazing portfolio of brands. And now an exciting opportunity has arisen for an Account Executive to join the Manchester based team. As an Account Executive and marketer you will be responsible for supporting more senior members of the team as well as relishing the challenges of managing multiple campaigns for a variety of accounts. Renowned for their strategic brand thinking, we’ll need to be convinced that you understand all forms of marketing, POS, Direct Mail campaigns and shopper marketing. Along with your marketing knowledge you’ll need to be a confident communicator, commercially aware and proactive. In return, you’ll be working with an outstanding team, who are all passionate about what they do. It is a very exciting time to join an agency which prides itself on being commercial focused with a refreshingly creative approach. If this sounds like the role you’ve been looking for send your CV today!   14 October 2014 17:05:55 +0000 Account Director Fabulous opportunity to join one of Greater Manchester’s most impressive Advertising agencies. The team is expanding and due to client demand they need to recruit a talented Account Director to work on one of the agency’s most prestigious clients. To be considered you will need extensive experience in above the line advertising - in particular with TV. You will be managing multiple broadcasting projects at any one time, sometimes numerous projects in any one week! You will of course be supported by a highly capable and very friendly team made up of talented individuals from Account Executive to Senior Account Manager level. As a key cog in the machine you’ll be the go to person for the client and team. You’ll liaise regularly with the client, discussing strategy for new and existing campaigns. You’ll be a pool of knowledge for them offering advice and information on industry guidelines and restrictions, with no question too small to answer. With all of this going on you’ll be cool calm and collected under pressure, juggling multiple responsibilities at any one time and all with a smile on your face. This is an exceptional opportunity to join an award winning agency on an amazing account. Send your CV today to find out more! 14 October 2014 14:02:39 +0000 Midweight Developer Midweight Developer Arguably, the most dynamic and innovative Digital agency in the North is actively looking for Developers to join their established Web Development team. This agency are relatively unheard of, but with an phenomenal client base spanning lifestyle, retail and entertainment brands and a highly talented team of experts in digital and design, they are definitely one to consider if you’re looking for a new challenge. We are looking for someone with: ·         Strong experience with HTML5, CSS3, JS, PHP and Javascript ·         Commercial experience as a Developer, preferably within an agency ·         Coding using OO and MVC principles ·         Experience across development of website, mobile and apps. ·         Strong communication skills and ability to work well in a fast-pace environment If you are looking to work in a progressive and exciting environment, where you will be working on brands in really interesting sectors, apply now to hear more about this opportunity. 14 October 2014 14:02:26 +0000 Account Manager / Senior Account Executive Account Manager / Senior Account Executive: South Manchester 20 - 25K We are looking for an Account Manager / Senior Account Executive to join one of South Manchester's leading integrated agencies. The agency have grown rapidly as a result of their ability to create innovative campaigns that deliver genuine results for their clients, and they can offer excellent progression prospects. The Account Manager / Senior Account Executive will be responsible for: - Liaising with the client to fully understand their requirements and assisting with the development of briefs. - Working on campaigns which will include TV commercials, Print Advertising and Digital Marketing to ensure work is delivered on time within budget. - Briefing the internal teams to ensure they fully understand the requirementquirment. - Various ad hoc duties to project manage the campaigns. The Account Manager / Senior Account Executive must have previous experience within an integrated agency - experience of working with Retail / Travel clients would be an advantage but is not essential. Excellent client facing skills are essential as is the ability to communicate effectively. 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... 14 October 2014 14:02:18 +0000 Senior Developer (PHP) Senior Developer (PHP) We are actively looking for a Senior PHP Developer to join one of the most unique and progressive digital agencies, based in Manchester City Centre. This agency has grown considerably over the last 18 months; expanding not only their client base and sector experience, but also hiring some of the most talented minds in the region. They are investing heavily in the growth of their team, based on new business wins and increase of existing client projects, and looking to appoint an experienced Senior Developer (PHP) to lead and manage the development team, but also to work alongside the Digital Project Managers to drive and improve the efficiency and maintainability of development workflows. We are looking for someone with the following skills: Commercial experience as a Developer – preferably within an agency environment HTML5, CSS3 and JS experience, with the view to create responsive, cross browser websites Extensive PHP experience Coding using OO and MVC principles Strong communicator, ideally with some management experience Computer Sciences degree would be highly preferable, but not essential This agency operates across a number of desirable sectors, and would suit someone with a passion for lifestyle, sports or entertainment brands. They are a lively, friendly agency where culture fit is of upmost importance to them. Apply now to hear more about this exciting vacancy. 14 October 2014 10:10:01 +0000 Digital Account Director We have an exciting opportunity with one of the largest and most prestigious Digital agencies in the North. We are looking for an experienced Digital Account Director or Digital Consultant to join their team, based in Manchester City Centre.  This agency specialise in building large and complex websites and apps for Global organisations. Despite being a relatively young agency, they have grown considerably over the last few years, with an international client base and attracting some of the best digital talent in the region. Their internal structure, although somewhat different to the conventional agency structure, works to facilitate the smooth delivery of complex technical solutions to business requirements. You will be joining a very talented and above all, friendly team with a good sociable environment and high retention of employees.  You will be the main point of contact for 1 or 2 of the agency's largest accounts. You will be highly strategic in your approach to these accounts, whilst advising on their current requirements; you will be responsible for making recommendable actions in order to grow accounts further. We are therefore looking for someone very commercial, who can spot opportunities within existing accounts, through nurturing and building a strong, trusting relationship with the client. You will have strong digital knowledge; credible and confident in front of clients, and lead an account management team. The ideal candidate will have experience in being involved in the earlier pitch stage process, and be able to cross sell... 13 October 2014 12:12:51 +0000 Senior Designer An exciting key role has come up for a Senior Designer to join a well established & successful agency based in Cheshire. This is a unique opportunity to become the creative lead for a small team of Designers within a branding, packaging & print environment. Whilst overseeing work that leaves the design studio, you will need to be a hands-on Senior Designer who produces ideas, concepts, Mac visuals and designs for an impressive client list. You must be a creative ideas person with excellent communication skills, along with the ability to problem solve and trouble shoot in the studio. 10 October 2014 15:03:15 +0000 Digital Account Manager Digital Account Manager looking for an opportunity to stand out? This developing digital agency are experiencing a time of impressive growth and looking for a driven Account Manager to join the team and take the lead with some of the agencies biggest clients. To be considered, you must bring proven experience of working closely with clients across all forms of digital campaign activity, from full web builds for major sites to microsites, social campaigns, innovative online advertising and everything in between. You’ll be skilled at working with clients to define their digital requirements and a dab hand at nurturing and developing accounts. So a strong commercial ability is essential, as is the ability to manage some pretty cutting edge digital campaigns. If successful you’ll be joining an excellent agency with a fantastic creative offering and an equally fantastic team culture. All at a time when they’re really on the rise. It is a very exciting time to join the agency, offering the right person a real opportunity to shine. 10 October 2014 14:02:42 +0000 Account Manager HAVAS LYNX is a global communications group with over 250 employees - supported by the wider HAVAS network. We innovate on behalf of our clients across the healthcare and wellness sectors and we are proud winners of prestigious awards for effectiveness and innovation. Due to our continued success, we are now delighted to be expanding HAVAS LYNX Medical; a specialist Medical Education division within HAVAS LYNX. HAVAS LYNX Medical offers a broad portfolio of Medical Education activities to our existing clients and draws on our expertise in digital and promotional marketing for the sector - we now have an exciting opportunity for a Medical Writer, who has experience from the medical education sector, to join this Manchester-based team. You will have a flair for writing persuasive copy and will combine this seamlessly with your scientific knowledge and research abilities.  We are looking for someone who is interested in a broad role, working across a range of therapy areas, and drawing on a passion for the continuous development of medical professionals. Due to the nature and expertise of the wider business, you can expect to work on materials that are delivered via digital communications platforms.  Your ability to develop content for a variety of platforms will be central to your success in this position, as will your willingness to liaise directly with clients, taking the lead where appropriate in highly scientific discussions around content, and how this is best developed and presented. Working with internal teams is also a key part of this role, you will... 10 October 2014 14:02:36 +0000 Digital Account Director Impressive Digital Agency seeks experienced and dedicated Digital Account Director to join the team in a period of exciting change. This is a unique opportunity or a talented Digital Account Director to join a business at a time of considered growth. Having enjoyed a number of great years as a boutique agency the team are now ready to take the agency to the next level but need to add key talent to the team to ensure success. The agency already boasts a solid client portfolio but with access to a huge catalogue of big brand names they’re now in a position to cherry pick the companies they want to work with. Not only do they have access to whatever ever client you want to work with they already have a well-established development team, innovation lab and data reporting facilities….. It really is a digital candidates dream. They offer a complete range of digital services from web design and development, tailor made ecommerce sites and CMS system. Results driven digital marketing campaigns including social media, SEO and PPC. The agency has the makings to be one of Manchester most impressive and innovate digital agency but they need experiences hands on deck to make it happen. If you’re looking for a new challenge and the opportunity to really make your mark in the digital industry then this is it. If all of the above wasn’t enough the benefits and salary package is just as impressive! Interested? Send your CV today for immediate and confidential consideration. 10 October 2014 07:07:23 +0000 Group Account Director - top agency in Manchester Our client is a leading Manchester agency. With an integrated offering, they have one of the most impressive client rosters in the region.  Following continued growth of a flagship retail client, we are searching for a Group Account Director to join the team.  To be considered for this role, you must already be operating at the Group Account/Senior Account Director level with a pedigree agency track record over the course of your career.  You will have held significant people and budget responsibility and you will be credible and skilled in managing senior level client contacts.  As Group Account Director you will work on a top retail account and previous experience in this sector is desirable.  What is essential, is that you have a lot of experience leading TV and Print advertising campaigns with superb creative and strategic ability and with a very commercial focus. This level of role is not often seen in the North West, it's a terrific opportunity to work on a high profile account both within the agency and the country.  You'll have the opportunity to work with some of the most talented creatives in the region and this agency regularly wins awards for their outstanding advertising campaigns.  We are particularly keen to speak to individuals with retail client experience.  To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.  09 October 2014 09:09:47 +0000 Email / Web Designer We’ve very big plans for the future and we want you to be part of them. Join us at this exciting time of change and you’ll play a lead role in shaping the marketing team of the future, as we grow internationally and set the pace in customer segments, in season trading, mobile-centric retailing and more. Marketing the best fashion ranges around to new and 2.5 million existing customers, you’ll help us to build our highly profitable business and realise the massive potential of our big brands across our shops, catalogues and online stores.   We are recruiting both web and email designers. Full details and requirements for both roles are available on our website but for both roles the candidates will be required to work on a number of different projects, ranging from initial concepts through to the completed, published designs. The ideal candidates will need to have good ideas and plenty of enthusiasm, and have good experience of industry standard design & development tools.    Responsibilities Working to a weekly design schedule outlining the tasks for the week ahead, meeting the deadlines and timescales attributed to each job. Liaising with the email marketing exec to clarify understanding prior to working on the brief.   Interpreting the brief to deliver visually appealing designs and high quality design solutions. Building your signed off design concepts, ensuring the finished design works on all supported browsers and devices.   You will demonstrate knowledge of the opportunities and limitations of... 07 October 2014 17:05:34 +0000 PR Account Director Greater Manchester’s most sought after PR agency is on the hunt for an Account Director to join their award winning team. If successful you’ll join the agency at an exciting time in their history. With a portfolio of impressive brands and exceptional platform for development the agency are looking to seize the opportunity to grow and adapt the team to support the ever changing industry that is PR. To be considered you not only need to demonstrate your agency experience, industry knowledge and suitability for the day to day elements of the role but you’ll need to wow the team with your passion and vision for how they can progress. It goes without saying that your experience should cover traditional PR but also provide a solid understanding of digital PR and how this is crucial in all PR campaigns. Day to day you’ll be tasked with client management and development of accounts. Supporting and guiding your team to ensure they’re not only performing well but are developing personally too. You’ll assist account managers in their client handling duties providing commercial and creative advice where necessary ensuring client are always getting the most form the agency. They’re looking for a path finder, someone who’s confident in their ability and ideas. A candidate who can offer a client effective strategic advice that will result in a measurable multi-channel PR campaign. The agency have been awarded with many accolades of over the years and their impressive client portfolio is proof you’re exceptional at what they do... 07 October 2014 16:04:04 +0000 Account Manager / Senior Account Executive Account Manager / Senior Account Executive: Creative Agency in Manchester (20 - 27K) Working for an agency that's really going places and expanding rapidly, this is a cracking opportunity for an Account Manager / Senior Account Executive in Manchester city centre. The successful applicant will be given the opportunity to work with a wide variety of major B2C and B2B brands, with the opportunity to quickly develop and take on increasing responsibilities. Progression to a Senior Account Manager's role within 12 - 18 months is more than realistic. The Account Manager / Senior Account Executive will take responsibility for: - Management of online and offline campaigns from initial brief ensuring you fully understand the clients requirements. - Preparation of work schedules and cost estimates. - Work alongside the Account Director and Planner to influence and enhance campaigns. - Briefing the creative team and ensuring all work is completed in line with agreed timetables and budgets. - Developing excellent relationships with clients to ensure the agency is briefed for future work. - Various ad hoc duties. The successful Account Manager / Senior Account Executive must have experience from within a Creative agency. They will be able to demonstrate experience of online and offline work on behalf of a range of clients, and will possess excellent relationship building skills. In return the Account Manager / Senior Account Executive will benefit from a generous salary, great work environment and genuine prospects for career advancement. Blue Skies specialise in Marketing... 07 October 2014 14:02:59 +0000 Senior Account Executive Our client is a leading Manchester agency. Long established and an agency who work with some top B2C and B2B brands across the UK.  With an integrated offering, they specialise in design and branding and in marketing communications, with a particular emphasis on digital and online marketing.  We're seeking a Senior Account Executive to join the team and to be considered for this role, it is likely that you are currently an Account Executive in another agency with 12-18 months experience - ideally a second jobber.  You'll know your way around a creative brief, be able to work directly with clients and to project manage a campaign from concept to completion.  You'll work on branding campaigns, development of email or direct marketing campaigns, web development and print advertising - it's essential that you are an all rounder who can multi-task and that you have excellent attention to detail. The agency is one with a very good retention of staff - we very seldom see roles here and they offer terrific career and development training opportunities.  The work life balance is good and it's a sociable team.  You'll work on a mix of clients - financial and professional services but also consumer projects too. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.  07 October 2014 12:12:54 +0000 Head of Marketing As Head of Marketing you’ll report directly into the board and will take the lead on managing and implementing the strategic multi-channel marketing plans for the group as a whole. Tasked with supporting the board in the initial planning of the annual marketing strategy, you’ll also play a key part in delivering the activity, managing budgets, monitoring performance and the continual reinforcement of the proposition to clients. It’s a broad role with significant responsibility from day one, coupled with excellent long term potential and we’re therefore looking for individuals who are confident at board level, capable of managing a small, motivated team and who have a proven ability to develop and implement compelling marketing plans that deliver tangible ROI. As such, we’re looking for proven marketers who blend a strategic approach with a hands-on, delivery focussed attitude – someone who rolls their sleeves up and gets stuck in, rather than pontificating. With the business evolving at such a rate, it’s just as important to combine the external marketing drive with a focus on ensuring that a strong employer brand is built internally, to ensure that everyone buys into the vision and values, are excited by their part in this and the future they can have within the business. To be considered we’ll need you to herald from a proven marketing background, which could have been gained in a leading brand, business services organisation, or agency. So you could be a Marketing Manager looking for a step up, or a Senior Marketing... 07 October 2014 10:10:58 +0000 Marketing and Communications Officer Brilliant opportunity for a talented Marketing and Communications officer to join the creative in-house team of a fantastic charity. As Marketing and Communications officer you’ll assist in the planning and delivery of a multichannel marketing and communications strategy. Working closely with internal teams you’ll research and plan the yearlong plan to support strategic objectives. You’ll work alongside fundraising and trading teams to communicate timely and targeted media ensuring maximised income for the charity. This is a brilliant opportunity to guide a small business through a communications strategy. Developing creative communications solutions and tactical marketing plans to drive the business forward. In addition to the external communication element you’ll also lead the internal communications too. Aiming to engage and develop relationships with staff, visitors and the needy involved. Working across a range of communications activity it goes without saying that you’ll need to have exceptional writing skills as well as a sensitive way with words. You’ll also need to be competent in producing internal communications as well as external media relations. Experience of digital activity is also key, the role will involve developing the company’s website and online engagement including social media, blogs and website content. Experience in developing offline marketing collateral such as brochures and brandied material would be a defiant advantage. Roles like this rarely come around but if you’re interested in working... 03 October 2014 15:03:55 +0000 Senior Account Manager (North-West & South-East) One of the region’s most respected agencies is looking for an SAM (or a brilliant AM with star quality!) to take on one of their biggest accounts, and provide (a high level of) day-to-day support to the client’s regional marketing departments, in order to ensure that both short-term (tactical) and longer term (strategic) objectives are achieved. This is a key role, with considerable autonomy, which requires the ability to win client confidence and deal confidently and effectively with key decision makers on a multi-faceted account, working in a consultative manner, handling a wide range of promotional activities and ensuring consistent message delivery through all channels and across the different regions.   You’ll need to be energetic and fast-paced, well-organised and efficient, and able to understand local marketing difficulties/requirements, as well as seeing ‘the big picture’. Experience of the house-building sector would be useful, but is not essential. You must meet all of the other specified criteria, however, and also be willing to travel - the position is office based, but will involve regular meetings with decision makers located in other parts of the UK (primarily the south-east). And you should have a good knowledge of production, as well as strong project management skills to complement your undoubted marketing know-how. The agency in question is well-established, highly professional in all of its dealings, and able to offer real responsibility to the right individual, as well as a competitive salary and other... 02 October 2014 18:06:52 +0000 Junior-Midweight Designer We’re working with a major leisure brand to find a talented Junior-Midweight Designer to work within their in-house studio.  You’ll work across a wide range of projects, both print and digital, and you should be able to deliver clear and effective concepts across various channels.  You should be passionate about design and typography, and it’s also important you either have some HTML experience or are willing to learn HTML, as designing and building HTML emails is part of every designers role within the studio.   This is a great opportunity to work for a major brand across some great projects.