The Drum Jobs 07 December 2017 10:10:01 +0000 Digital Account Manager - creative agency in Manchester We're working with a small but perfectly formed digital agency in Manchester.  It's a creative hot-house but they are also technically very well endowed and the combination allows them to win work from some top blue chip brands.  Their projects vary from traditional website builds to mobile & app development but also content management, social media and search too - very varied!  We're searching for an Account Manager to join the team.  We're looking for a Digital Account Manager and we'd like someone who has worked on E-Commerce clients too with some knowledge of Magento.  You will have worked across the digital mix though and be able to turn your hand to a variety of channels.  You'll be hugely organised though and able to spin lots of plates simultaneously.  We're on the hunt for a Digital Account Manager who has a passion for digital and who is technically aware - able to talk the language rather than implement it.    It's a friendly, sociable and buzzy team with plenty of development opportunities for the right person.  You must have solid communication skills and be comfortable managing client relationships and their expectations. If you're interested in having a chat, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.  07 December 2017 09:09:30 +0000 Client Services Director - top agency in Manchester Great (and rare!) opportunity with a leading Manchester agency for a Client Services Director.  This is a consumer driven agency with a number of retail and trade accounts. It's a TTL agency - they do everything from TV through to social media and it is a fast paced independent agency with a great buzz about them. Long established and with a sound track record servicing blue chip clients, currently seeking a Client Services Director.  This could be an established CSD or an ambitious Account Director/Senior Account Director who is keen to make the step up the ladder.  You will need to have a pedigree agency background, be used to running teams with strong leadership skills and you will be credible working closely with clients in driving their strategy and planning.  If you would like to have a confidential chat and to find out more details, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP. 05 December 2017 07:07:12 +0000 SEO Account Manager - top agency in Manchester Our client, a Manchester based digital media agency is an award-winning agency with global clients and one of the fastest growing search teams in the North. Specialising in multilingual search engine optimisation (SEO), content management, conversion optimisation and social media and they are now on the lookout for a SEO Account Manager to join the team.  Responsible for the planning, delivery and implementation of clients’ SEO strategy, the Account Manager role is a key role for which we are looking for a customer-centric individual to help lead the way in delivering exceptional service and helping maximise the profitability of clients' SEO campaigns. The main focus of the role is to build and develop client relationships and provide recommendations to them about technical aspects of their site’s SEO. By having a clear understanding of your clients’ aims and objectives, you will autonomously implement appropriate strategies, managing internal and external resources to ensure projects are delivered with excellent results, on time and on budget. We'd ideally like to speak to SEO Account Managers who are established at this level but we will also consider applications from talented SEO Senior Account Executives who are ready to take on more responsibility. You'll work on some great clients and it is a very sociable team with plenty of career development opportunities. To find out more, contact Fiona Christian ASAP. 04 December 2017 12:12:04 +0000 Social Media Account Manager - Bradford & Manchester Our client is a very well established Manchester agency. They have a key client based in Bradford and we're currently looking for a Social Media Account Manager who will be based on-site with the client in Bradford for 3-4 days a week with 1-2 days in their Head Office in Manchester.  We're looking for an experienced Social Media Account Manager who has comprehensive knowledge of all major social media platforms and who can plan and deliver campaigns for this well known client brand (an online retailer).  You must have a strong understanding of brands and their online development, reporting on social media campaigns and also excellent client servicing skills.  You will work in partnership with the client's digital marketing team and will be responsible for proactively developing new campaigns and plans to build the relationship.  When based in Manchester (all expenses paid), you will be exposed to different client accounts so there will be variety of work and the wider agency team.  It's a great role with superb prospects for promotion and development. To be considered for this role, you should have a minimum of 2-3 years agency experience in a pure social media role. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP. 20 November 2017 16:04:55 +0000 Senior Account Manager - strategic bias, Manchester Our client is a global advertising agency based in Manchester.   We are currently looking for a Senior Account Manager to join the team working on a couple of travel and leisure based clients.  We're looking for either an established Account Manager who is ready for the move to SAM level or an established Senior Account Manager.  To be considered for this role, you must have a pedigree agency background  and be used to working on through the line campaigns for clients.  The role will have a bias towards strategy and planning so if you feel like you could have been a Brand Planner, this could suit you nicely.  The role will still retain campaign management exposure so you should be happy to roll your sleeves up and get stuck into delivery too.  We're looking for an integrated background - TV is not essential but would be a nice to have and you will be exposed to lots of digital too.  A terrific opportunity with one of the best agencies in the region. You must be a driver.  To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.  14 November 2017 09:09:14 +0000 Brand Planner - Strategist. Great Manchester Agency Our client is a long established Manchester agency with a through the line offering.  They are currently looking to strengthen their brand planning and strategy team with the hire of a Strategist.  To be considered for this role, we are ideally looking for a versatile planner who already has around 3 years under their belt and is looking for an exciting new role.  You will report to the Head of Planning and we are seeking someone who can hit the ground running managing both qual and quant research projects to drive insight and then the creative proposition for client campaigns.  We're really keen to speak to Brand Planners who are used to working with creative teams and developing innovative campaigns for a range of blue chip clients. We are looking for a Brand Planner who is 'relentlessly curious' and who is passionate about advertising and marketing and loves to engage consumers and fellow colleagues alike.  This is a very friendly, sociable and down to earth agency - and you will be too.  It's an agency where you'll need to demonstrate commercial awareness and to work well with individuals in client services, creative and the studio too.  A super opportunity, top notch clients and urgent!  If you're interested, please get in touch with Fiona Christian ASAP.  09 November 2017 11:11:15 +0000 Client Services Director - top agency in Manchester Great (and rare!) opportunity with a leading Manchester agency for a Client Services Director.  This is a consumer driven agency with a number of retail and trade accounts. It's a TTL agency - they do everything from TV through to social media and it is a fast paced independent agency with a great buzz about them. Long established and with a sound track record servicing blue chip clients, currently seeking a Client Services Director.  This could be an established CSD or an ambitious Account Director/Senior Account Director who is keen to make the step up the ladder.  You will need to have a pedigree agency background, be used to running teams with strong leadership skills and you will be credible working closely with clients in driving their strategy and planning.  If you would like to have a confidential chat and to find out more details, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP. 07 November 2017 07:07:22 +0000 Senior Account Executive - great Leeds Shopper agency Our client is a well established agency in Leeds. It is a small but perfectly formed agency which specialises in Shopper Marketing and has an impressive roster of blue chip clients.  A rare opportunity to work on great brands which are a bit different - mostly FMCG.  We're looking for someone with a minimum of 18 months agency experience. Someone who is motivated, commercially minded and creative.  It's a role to work in the Client Services Team in the day to day delivery of client campaigns.  A great opportunity to develop your career at your own pace - promotion is given when it is due rather than according to any number of 'years' experience.   You could already be a Senior Account Executive or an Account Executive who is keen to step up the ladder. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.  07 November 2017 07:07:58 +0000 Digital Account Manager - top agency in Manchester  Our client is a well established integrated agency in Manchester with a well developed digital team that is growing.  We're currently looking for a Digital Account Manager to join the team. To be considered for this role, we're looking for a Digital Account Manager who is a hybrid PM too. You'll be client facing and responsible for the delivery of a number of web design and build projects but also of online marketing campaigns and E-Commerce projects aswell. We'd love you to be passionate about all things digital and be well up to speed with innovations in UX and content.  We'll need you to be super organised with experience of scoping projects and developing wireframes and working collaboratively with creatives, developers and clients.  As Digital Account Manager you will be skilled in the use of JIRA, Trello and Smart Sheet would be desirable and you'll be used to managing budgets, resources and costs. We're looking for a minimum of 2 years agency experience.  The client base is varied and includes some big blue chips and it's a very sociable team with strong career development potential.  To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP. 16 October 2017 14:02:40 +0000 Senior Client Executive - Manchester & Liverpool - 2 separate roles  Our client is a leading Shopper Marketing & Retail agency with offices in both Liverpool and Manchester. Following continued growth, they are seeking two Senior Client Executives to join each office.   The profile that we're seeking is an Account Executive with a minimum of 18 months agency experience or an established Senior Account Executive who has a pedigree agency background. You'll know your way around a creative brief and will be able to work through the line - everything from TV and Radio through to in-store, POS and experiential. You will work on major retail brands and a number of top FMCG brands too.  Each role represents a terrific opportunity for a commercially minded AE or SAE and someone who loves retail, shopping and branding.  You'll work with some of the most creative people in the region and will be well trained with plenty of opportunity for promotion and development. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP. 16 October 2017 09:09:13 +0000 Account Director - independent agency in Manchester Our client is a leading integrated agency based in Manchester who specialise in B2B marketing communications for blue chip clients.  Following a great 2017, they are looking to strengthen the team with the recruitment of an Account Director.  We are seeking a candidate who is an established Account Director and who will quickly progress to the Group Account Director level. You will lead and develop several of the agency's key accounts and be as capable of developing strategy as you are delivering it. The agency requires you to be hands on in the day to day running accounts. The agency has been established over 8 years and continues to grow year on year. It is a vibrant and buzzy agency and campaigns are fully integrated ranging from trade advertising to digital and DM. If you think this sounds like you, please get in touch with Fiona Christian ASAP as our client is looking to interview very soon. 15 December 2017 08:08:52 +0000 Motion Animator One of our favourite clients are looking for a Motion Animator to work within their creative team. This communications agency based in Manchester city centre produce a wide range of projects from campaigns right through to websites, blogs, social media assets and much more. They produce advertising and awareness campaigns for which they produce a range of collateral. Most recently the company have been producing some awesome animations for clients ranging from full storyboards to gifs to be used on social media. This role will play a key part in the creation of those animations so After Effects and Cinema 4D is highly desirable. You will of course be able to express yourself across multiple mediums but at the same time, the agency will utilise you for your strengths and allow you to develop those skills that you may feel need to be improved. It's a highly collaborative environment within a business that truly cares about it's people. There is no hierarchy or egos in the agency and employees are actively encouraged to work on a wide range of projects no matter what their seniority is. They are primarily looking for someone who is confident in their ability and enjoys working within a team. It's a highly creative environment, whilst it may seem corporate on the outside, it's really not when you walk through the doors and become part of this creative team. You will be a key part within the business, ideally producing animations but as stated the role will offer plenty of variety. 14 December 2017 15:03:24 +0000 Account Executive - great retail agency in Manchester This is a lovely role with a well established Manchester integrated agency. The agency has a wide range of clients in the retail sector and as such, most of their projects are around retail advertising, shopper marketing, TV, POS & In Store. It is a very creative agency and they regularly win awards. Following continued growth, they are seeking an Account Executive to join the team. We are ideally looking for someone with 12 months agency experience. As Account Executive you will work closely with an Account Manager and Account Director and be responsible for the day to day account management of several accounts. You should already be proficient in the development of creative briefs and working with Designers & Studio team members to ensure projects are completed on time. We're looking for an Account Executive who has great attention to detail and who can juggle several projects simultaneously. A great agency with lots of talented staff who you can learn from and develop your own career. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP. 14 December 2017 09:09:16 +0000 Freelance Presentations Designer Large, Well established Agency based in Cheshire requires a presentations designer on an ongoing freelance basis.  You must have knowledge of PowerPoint and a good eye for layout, design and typography. You will be producing a variety of presentations for global events on specialised sectors. This a Great opportunity for someone to widen their portfolio and experience with a fantastic agency. 14 December 2017 09:09:45 +0000 Content Manager - property business, Manchester, 12 month contract Our client is a well established independent property business. Currently seeking a Content Manager to join their digital team based in Manchester. We're seeking a Content Manager with agency or in-house experience who can demonstrate extensive experience creating engaging content to align with overall digital strategy.  We're looking for someone who has sound knowledge of CMS systems (Umbracco and Wordpress) and who is a talented writer, someone who can write with specific audiences in mind and who can ensure that all content is consistent with the brand.   As Content Manager, you will be able to optimise content and we'd like you to have a good knowledge of SEO and social media too.     This is a 12 month fixed term contract starting in January 2018 so if you'd like to know more, please get in touch with Fiona Christian ASAP. 14 December 2017 08:08:52 +0000 Digital Communications Manager - 12 month contract. Manchester Our client is an independent business in the property sector looking for a Website and Digital Communications Manager to join them.  We're looking for someone to fill at 12 month fixed term contract and whilst the contract may be extended, it cannot be guaranteed at the outset.  As Website and Digital Communications Manager, you will be responsible for the planning and implementation of digital strategy for the business - this will incorporate online brand management but also content management, email marketing, search marketing and social media too.  It is a varied role and we are looking for a Digital Communications Manager who is used to working alongside web and development teams and who can manage projects efficiently.  We're happy to consider in-house or agency candidates who enjoy working autonomously in a fast paced working environment.  The location is great for public transport or driving and the working hours are good.  To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP. 13 December 2017 19:07:04 +0000 Design Director This internationally acclaimed brand consultancy in the centre of Leeds delivers stunning, world-class creative which spans across brand and design, specifically FMCG and packaging. Through effective and intelligent strategy, they have firmly rooted themselves as leaders in the industry.  Not only will you join a hugely talented team, you’ll be taking the lead across the strategic and design direction of the studio.  The Position As Design Director, you’ll be responsible for bringing a fresh, innovative approach to creative - delivering world-class work for global brands and clients.  Your 'day-to-day’ will involve leading team meetings, delivering concepts and strategies through pitches and presentations as well as harnessing successful, profitable and collaborative relationships with clients. Your work will not stop at just the idea - you’ll be hands-on with the delivery of beautiful creative.  Concepts, strategy and ownership of work will be driven by you through the studio - delivery of confident, visually stunning and intelligently created output for both challenger brands and global household names will be your main responsibility.  What We’re Looking For We want to hear from top-level creatives - designers who have a stunning portfolio of clever, beautifully designed work. People who are already at Design Director level and looking for a change, people ready to take that step up! We're specifically interested in hearing from talented senior designers with experience in the high-end... 13 December 2017 10:10:37 +0000 Account Manager: Packaging Account Manager, Packaging Design, Manchester 24 - 28K My client is a leading design agency based in Manchester. As a result of another huge client win they are now looking for an experienced Account Manager, ideally with packaging or retail marketing experience. You'll be working on one of their key accounts, a major Retailer, overseeing the delivery of high quality packaging design projects. As Account Manager you will develop and maintain strong relationships with the client and consistently strive to exceed their expectations. You will be the key point of contact for this household name with regular visits to build relationships with different Category Managers. To be considered for this role you will be a dynamic and enthusiastic individual with the ability to manage multiple tasks. Experience managing Packaging Design projects will be at an advantage but they are open to meeting Account Managers who are used to delivering other Retail Marketing projects. Candidates with both agency and client side experience will be considered. It's a great agency to join with a sociable culture, excellent benefits and variety every day. For more information apply ASAP! 13 December 2017 10:10:04 +0000 Account Manager - boutique creative agency in Manchester Our client is a small but perfectly formed creative agency in Manchester.  It is a long standing agency with a roster of impressive FMCG clients.  We're looking for an Account Manager to join the team in a role which would suit a Senior Account Executive who is keen to make the step up to the Account Manager level.  We're looking for a confident and articulate individual who is used to being the day to day contact for clients and who can take a creative brief (properly!) and manage it through to production. You'll need to be an all-rounder. The agency works across branding & advertising, photography, digital and packaging so you will need to be able to turn your hand to lots of channels.  The role will suit someone who actively wants to be a bigger fish in a smaller pond and who wants fast track development.  It's a sociable team and based in the city centre. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP. 12 December 2017 20:08:21 +0000 Creative Artworker (Agency) An opportunity has arisen within an established Macclesfield based full service agency for an experienced Creative Artworker to join their talented creative team. Based in a stunning and creative working environment, you will have the chance to work across multiple briefs with a wide variety of clients predominantly within the public sector including; the NHS, Education and Local Authorities based clients. This creative artworking role will focus on printed campaigns such as brochures, exhibition stands, posters and prospectors. On the digital side you will get to work on web sites, micro sites and emailers. This variety will keep the role busy, challenging but very rewarding. Successful candidates will ideally have 4+ years experience within an agency background and have a portfolio displaying a wide range of projects and client work. A strong consideration for layout, colour, typography and bespoke print finishes will be key within this position. This is a very popular role, so if youre keen please apply asap with your CV and Portfolio. 12 December 2017 20:08:49 +0000 UX/UI Designer This growing business in the Greater Manchester area is looking to bring in a Mid / Senior UX/UI designer to work within a small but developing digital team. You would have the chance to work across a range of responsive digital platforms creating innovative eCommerce solutions. You will need to have solid experience in a similar role, have worked on eCommerce platforms and be able to showcase this in an up to date and relevant portfolio of work. With an excellent work ethic and keen eye for detail you will also need strong understanding of UX best practices, focussing on user needs, accessibility and simplicity to lead to optimum site conversion. It also goes without saying you'll be more than competent with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. Other key skills required for this role are - Extensive knowledge of responsive design - Expansive knowledge of designing wire-frames and wire-flows - Experience working with CMS - Solid experience of designing for eCommerce websites and developing psds - Experience of mobile responsive websites and mobile web application design - Experience of Google Analytics, Search Console and customer journey flow tools - Understanding of HTML/CSS, Bootstrap, JavaScript, with direct experience optimising design concepts around these technologies This is an excellent opportunity to take the next step in your career and to do with with a digital focussed, progressive team. You will be able to conceptualise your ideas and converse with members of the team as well as suppliers etc. With a salary of up to 45k for the right candidate, if you... 12 December 2017 20:08:42 +0000 Marketing Manager Marketing Manager, Manchester, 35,000 My client is an industry leading homewares company based in Manchester. With a long history, large workforce, and investment in staff that sees staff loyal to the company for many years, this is a great company to work for. The Marketing team are on a continued growth curve, having made a real impact to the business over the last 18 months and with further exciting plans for the next 2-3 years. Due to an internal move, there is now an opening for a well rounded B2B marketing manager to take the reins of their UK and International marketing activities. You will be responsible for - Developing and communicating Marketing strategies, in line with company objectives - Forecasting and managing the marketing budget - Campaign scheduling and management - Overseeing the yearly catalogue creation - Delivery of all trade show / exhibition attendance - Management of CRM and email marketing activity - Social media strategy, engaging with customers, strengthening the brand through content - Analysis and response to campaign results - Leading the team - Reporting on activity and results to the board Attitude and work ethic are paramount in this role. You will come with extensive B2B marketing / trade marketing experience across print and digital. You will also be able to demonstrate commerciality and strategic thinking, as well as evidence of successes, and your experience in the areas above. In return you will benefit from a diverse mix of work, the ability to make a big impact in a company who are still on the upwards curve in terms of... 12 December 2017 20:08:53 +0000 Junior Account Director Junior Account Director, Cheshire 35,000 - 40,000 This is a fantastic opportunity to take up, or progress into, a senior leadership role within an integrated marketing agency based in Altrincham. They are looking to bring a Junior Account Director on board to drive the continued business growth of the agency, bringing exceptional client services and pitching experience to the team. With services in planning and strategy, branding, marketing, digital marketing, social, digital build and print, there is real diversity in the type of work coming through the agency. Clients include many recognisable names in lifestyle, retail and leisure, and they typically work a broad spectrum of the marketing mix for each of their clients. The MD of this agency is one of the top selling points, an incredibly down to earth and driven professional with amazing experience with some of the top agencies in Manchester spearheading branding and marketing campaigns; experience which is passed down to employees whilst working closely with them in career development and empowering them to push boundaries in new areas. Culture-wise its a relaxed environment where everyone is involved in major projects and everyone has a voice, collaboration is at the heart of their approach. As such the right candidate will come with enthusiasm, a can-do approach, and a team focussed mentality - adding to the existing culture. With a conscious shift towards working with larger and higher profile clients, and with the role heavily focussed on this, it is a great opportunity for the right individual to make a... 11 December 2017 12:12:01 +0000 Head of Marketing My client is a long established, female orientated online ecommerce business, based in Cheshire, boasting a strong brand and year on year growth. They are looking to appoint a Head of Marketing to enable further development of their marketing activities. This role will be well suited to an ambitious marketing candidate who is looking to step up career wise. This role offers a good basic, and a performance related bonus that could see earnings hit 60k. Furthermore they are looking for a candidate who thrives on responsibility and autonomy, someone who gets their kicks from directly influencing a business performance. Working alongside a team of committed individuals, you will initially be responsible for overseeing and maintaining external agency relationships and, in time, building a team around you. With strengths in strategic conception, and a sleeve up attitude to delivery, you'll be responsible for - budget and performance forecasting - data led marketing strategy development - campaign and activity scheduling - website performance - performance analysis and reporting - website, conversion, campaigns etc - brand guardianship - customer experience and reviews - social, content, email, PR, SEO, paid media, retargeting and more If you are a self starter, and relish the prospect of having a big impact on a fast growing business, than please apply. You will need to come with a minimum of 4 years marketing experience in an online ecommerce business; you'll be confident coming up with ideas and getting the company on board with them; you'll be commercially minded,... 08 December 2017 15:03:40 +0000 Account Director Following a period of business growth, an award winning PR Agency based in central Manchesters Northern Quarter have a fantastic opportunity for an Account Director to join their outstanding team and work across B2B and Consumer Accounts. The team offers a wide range of PR services to clients within the travel, personal finance, construction and tech sectors. The role will give you the opportunity to manage a small team, including mentoring juniors and managing their workloads and deadlines. You'll be responsible for PR and social media for a range of big name brands. It will give you chance to be responsible for the successful running of assigned accounts with regular client interaction. You'll be contributing to campaign strategies, writing press releases, copy and award entries. You'll also have the opportunity to be actively participating in business development. For the role they are looking for someone with proven writing skills who has a solid understanding of B2B and consumer accounts with proven results. You'll need to have digital experience including social media and analysis and solid media relations. Experience of campaign planning, reporting and budgeting will be essential. If you think you have the right amount of experience for this exciting role, I'd love to hear from you. Account Director from 40,000