The Drum Jobs 23 June 2016 17:05:42 +0000 Senior Creative A growing and highly creative agency based in Cheshire, they are looking for a Senior Creative who can progress into a Creative Director role with them.  They are looking for someone highly creative and conceptual, ideas led who always look to develop fresh ideas to even the most simple of creative briefs. Your work should encompass a wide range of creative channels, across Design, Advertising and Digital through to Live Events, as this is an agency that prides itself on the variety of its work and the challenges they solve for their clients. They have a talented team currently and this role will take a leadership and mentoring role to that team, helping them develop and grow, you’ll also take a lead role creatively within pitches and you should be a confident and accomplished presenter. They have a strong client list of major brand names and are looking to continue their growth over the next few years, and grow their reputation as a creative agency. If you are an ambitious Senior Creative currently within an agency environment looking to spread your wings and progress to CD level, this is the perfect launchpad for you to do so.   23 June 2016 17:05:12 +0000 PR Account Manager Fantastic opportunity if you are looking for a fast track to Senior Account Manager and Account Director level in the next few years. This a fast growing agency with a great client list, you’d get the opportunity to work across a mix of national and regional B2C clients, as well as some trade PR too, so this would be great if you are looking for variety.  You’ll get lots of day to day autonomy and will work collaboratively with both creative and marketing colleagues within the agency, and you’ll do both traditional PR as well as creative and ideas led PR campaigns through to Social Media.  You’ll need a couple of years’ minimum experience within an agency environment, you could be either a Senior Exec or an Account Manager currently, as well as having good writing skills and an understanding of how to get the best out of your relationships with journalists. They want someone ambitious as there is no ceiling at this agency, keen to progress their career with a positive attitude, and who wants a good work/life balance as its important at this agency. 22 June 2016 17:05:59 +0000 PR Account Director, Altrincham, Cheshire PR Account Director: £35 - 45K, Cheshire Our client is an established PR and Communications agency based in Cheshire recruiting for a PR Account Director. This is a key role for the agency taking responsibility for several of their key clients and helping shape the PR team - for someone looking for a more commercial role helping drive agency growth, it's a terrific opportunity with excellent progression prospects. The agency work with an array of clients including a number of major international PLC's, primarily in the B2B sector. The PR Account Director will take responsibility for several of these key accounts with responsibilities including: Management of key client relationships building relationships with key stakeholders across various divisions and departments. Meeting with clients regularly to provide effective strategic advice and maintain the relationship (please note this will involve occasional overseas travel). Devise and implement effective PR and Communication strategies that incorporate both traditional and new media channels. Writing effective press releases, whitepapers and reports - the ability to understand very technical products is essential. Management of the team providing training and support to develop people internally. Having a key input into the agencies growth strategy as part of the senior management team. Applicants for the PR Account Director role require: Previous experience as a PR Account Director or PR Senior Account Manager within a reputable agency. Excellent writing and communication skills.... 21 June 2016 14:02:17 +0000 Senior Account Manager - top role in Liverpool Our client is a leading integrated agency based in Manchester. One of their largest clients is based in Liverpool and we're now looking for a Senior Account Manager who will be based on-site with their client.  The role will take the best bits of both agency life and in-house marketing.  It's very much a role which will focus on delivering top class marketing communications and we're looking for an all-rounder who has experience right across the marketing mix.  You will be organised and will have excellent client servicing skills.  You will be supported by an Account Executive and as a team you will work alongside the client marketing team.  We'd love the successful candidate to have a strong understanding of digital marketing and to be skilled in CRM/Email marketing too.  The agency is very well respected and you'll be well supported with creative and strategic planning by the head office in Manchester. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP. 21 June 2016 09:09:22 +0000 Digital Account Manager: Manchester Digital Account Manager, South Manchester: £25 – 30K Our client is an entrepreneurial Digital Marketing agency in South Manchester looking for a Digital Account Manager. Easily accessible by Metrolink and with free parking on site the agency offer a great work culture where people tend to stay for the long term. Opportunities for career progression are many. The Digital Account Manager role has been created due to growth and will take responsibility for several key accounts. It’s a varied role taking responsibility for:   ·         Building relationships with MD’s and Marketing Directors within your clients to fully understand their businesses requirements. ·         Involvement in developing appropriate strategies for clients utilising the agencies SEO, PPC, Social Media / Content and Web expertise. ·         Management of campaigns for clients and report back to them regularly on effectiveness and results. ·         Support with the development of two Digital Account Executives. ·         Identify additional opportunities to support clients and present ideas to key decision makers.   The Digital Account Manager should be able to demonstrate previous experience of SEO, PPC or Social Media (experience of all three would be an advantage), gained within a Digital or Integrated Marketing agency.... 20 June 2016 17:05:07 +0000 Digital Manager Job Title: Digital Manager Location: Manchester Salary: £28,000 - £30,000 About the Digital Manager Role You will be joining one of Manchester’s biggest events companies that host an unmissable festival year after year. They are seeking a Digital Manager to scope and develop stable and fully integrated digital platforms to meet the businesses digital requirements. This is a technical role and doesn’t involve content creation. About You You will be responsible for developing a brand new website on Wordpress using PHP and HTML. You will also need to analyse website data, identify trends and provide accurate reports. You will work closely with the Designer and Copy Editor to ensure the visual presentation on all digital platforms is on brand. You will have a strong interest in web development and mobile applications and will also be willing to learn new ways of delivering services for online users.   Essential Skills ·         3+ years experience ·         Experience in a similar developer role   ·         PHP & HTML ·         Wordpress ·         Google Analytics What to do next If you would like to find out more then please get in touch to Nicola Stelfox at Better Placed on  0161 238 6700 or drop me a line at 20 June 2016 16:04:25 +0000 Junior Designer Job Title: Junior Designer                                                            Location: Manchester Salary: £18,000 - £20,000 About the Junior Designer role I am working with one of the most desirable women’s fashion brands in Manchester. Having achieved major success in the UK resulting in their brand stocked in over 500 independent retailers and other outlets. They now plan to take their brand overseas into Europe, The Middle East, America and Asia markets. It is important that they hire a Junior Designer to assist the Creative Content Designer in conceptualising the raw content taken in-house and on location into dynamic email and web designs. About You You will be responsible for designing and creating original layouts for email, web banners and display banners. You will also need the ability to manipulate imagery to be put across multiple social media channels, making sure the content is engaging. You will have an interest in fashion retail and be extremely passionate about design and staying up to date with new trends. Essential Skills ·         1 year experience ·         A relevant design degree.... 20 June 2016 12:12:53 +0000 Junior Developer Well-established and fast-growing agency, with an ongoing commitment to branding and creativity through digital innovation, requires a junior developer to join their close-knit team. Working on challenging creative briefs, you will become the lead developer on some projects, have an input on all briefs, and will be able to develop your skills working on global brands. You should be experienced in using standard front-end technologies (HTML, SASS, Javascript, etc.), and have at least a basic knowledge of the GruntJS build process, as well as a keen eye for responsive coding techniques and a real passion for working on creative digital campaigns. This is an exciting opportunity for career development in a highly creative, innovative and forward-thinking agency. The salary on offer is competitive and the prospects excellent. Call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV to   20 June 2016 12:12:43 +0000 Senior Brand Planner A senior brand planner, skilled in devising multi-faceted campaigns, is required by one of the north-west’s most creative agencies.                                 . This role is central to the agency’s continued success and development, and it requires a senior marketing professional. Someone who is brand literate, able to fully utilise available research, and is highly creative in approach; an effective team leader, who works in a friendly, co-operative manner, and is able to create memorable, insight-driven campaigns – both online and offline. If that’s you, and you’re looking for more scope and responsibility, together with the chance to work with blue-chip brands as part of a dynamic team in a forward-thinking agency, this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for! To find out more, please contact Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV to 17 June 2016 15:03:53 +0000 Midweight Graphic Designer Job Title: Midweight Graphic Designer                                                                 Location: Cheshire Salary: £24,000 - £28,000 About the Midweight Graphic Design role I am working with an award winning graphic design agency based in Cheshire. Due to growth of accounts they are looking to expand their team and are in need of a talented midweight designer. You will work in a spacious, creative environment with driven and like minded people. You will have the opportunity to work on all of the agencies accounts across all mediums. With a flexible structure there is ample opportunity for progression. About You You will have an eye for creative design and be a brand guardian for your clients, impressing them with your conceptual and innovative ideas. You will work mainly with clients in a b2b market and sometimes on a face to face basis. You will be confident, driven and passionate; you will keep updated on latest trends and ensure you are giving your clients an unrivalled service helping maintain the agencies outstanding reputation in the market. Essential Skills ·         2-5 years experience in a creative agency... 13 June 2016 16:04:26 +0000 Marketing & PR Manager Marketing & PR Manager Are you a successful and multifaceted marketing professional with the ability and ambition to grow a marketing function from the ground up? Do you have an excellent understanding of PR, marketing and business strategy? If so, we want you! We are looking for a highly experienced Marketing and PR Manager to join our Liverpool based team to develop and implement our marketing strategy, raise the profile of the company and drive in-bound commercial opportunities through PR, events and marketing.  You will be working across a range of sectors, from retail & consumer goods to sport and property with some exceptional British brands including Mitre, Canary Wharf Group, Unilever and Amtico. You will be joining a dynamic team of 50+ at one of the top 10 fastest growing agencies in the UK. We’re highly respected in the industry with The Drum ranking us in the top 10 of their 2016 peer and client polls.       Skills and Experience   Strong previous experience working in an agency marketing role Track record of delivering successful channel marketing and PR campaigns Solid understanding of budgeting and return on investment Ability and ambition to grow a marketing function from ground up Strong digital marketing skills, experienced in social media and distribution tools, marketing automation, web content management and building a solid digital presence Well proven in marketing communications and dealing with the press, media and agencies to maximise business exposure Experience working... 13 June 2016 12:12:45 +0000 Digital Account Manager/SAM If you're an experienced digital account handler with a good technical understanding, or a digital PM with client handling skills, an ambitious and successful TTL pharma agency would like to hear from you! They're looking for an ambitious digital AM/SAM with good all-round knowledge and experience, great interpersonal skills, solid agency experience, and proven success in a client-facing role. This is a key role in the agency, which requires the ability to understand digital programming (such as iOS and HTML5) and clearly brief technical requirements, and also to work as part of a close-knit team on web build and other digital projects – ensuring both client and agency objectives are achieved in a timely manner and in line with budgets and quality standards. The agency in question is going from strength to strength, and is able to offer lots of scope and excellent prospects, as well as a positive working environment. If you can tick the above boxes and are keen to join a fast-growing agency, this could be the perfect opportunity for you. Call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949 to find out more. Or send your CV to 10 June 2016 16:04:10 +0000 Digital Delivery Manager - with international travel Highly confidential role; a Delivery Manager is urgently required to work 3 days a week on-site for a massive, global brand - based in Germany. The remainder of time will be based in the agency's Manchester office.  You will be the agency's representative at the clients organisation, having day to day communication and responsibility for the account. The successful candidate will be planning, organising and monitoring digital build projects, with the responsibility of identifying new opportunities that arise, ensuring that the account remains profitable.  The agency has a very strong relationship with the client, and this is a brilliant role for a Digital Project Manager or Account Manager that is looking for a dynamic new role with the opportunity to travel. Experience with Tridion is essential for this role.  Please apply now to find out more:   10 June 2016 15:03:56 +0000 Account Executive - Marketing Agency This well-loved Marketing Communications agency based in Manchester is on the lookout for a Account Executive to join one of their teams, due to growth. This agency has one of the best employee retention rates in the region, due to their fantastic work ethos, collaborative culture, ample career progression opportunity and large, attractive brands to work on. They are offering the opportunity for an experienced Account Executive to step into one of their client services teams. This team looks after the agency's flagship account, allowing you the opportunity to develop your skills and progress your career on a terrific retail brand! As an Account Executive, you will be supporting the Senior Account Manager on TTL activity, making this role really varied. This is an attractive proposition for someone who is looking to broaden their channel experience in a supportive setting. As this is a retained client, you will have a continuous stream of work coming through, therefore you will be managing multiple projects with ease!  Ideally, you will have come from a traditional marcomms agency - and be a Junior Account Executive currently, or an Account Executive working up to a Senior Account Executive type role. You'll be have artwork management experience, and be able to brief in projects to the creative studio.  Opportunities at this agency are rare; so please apply now to hear more information! 10 June 2016 15:03:27 +0000 Account Manager - Design and Branding This large, integrated Marketing communications agency in Manchester is one of the best. We have a rare and exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Account Executive or Junior Account Manager to join their client services team as an Account Manager. As an Account Manager, you will be working on design and branding projects for a host of clients across the retail industry; all of which are instantly recognisable household names. This particular team in the agency is one of the most-sought after, due to the variety of campaigns that they work on. You may be working on the launch of a brand new product one day, to instore and retail communications the next. With an excellent creative department for you to work with, you’ll be developing briefs in a highly collaborative and creative environment. We are looking for an Account Handler with around 3-4 years experience in design and branding, ideally within the retail sector. You’ll be a strong communicator, who is ready to roll up your sleeves and get stuck in to some really creative work! Please apply now to find out more: 10 June 2016 13:01:00 +0000 Account Manager / Senior Account Manager Highly impressive full service Marketing and Design agency based in Cheshire is on the lookout for an experienced Account Manager or Senior Account Manager to join their incredible team. Upon entering the agency, you are instantly attracted to the buzz and positive vibe of the place – this agency is exactly what a marketing agency should be; a creative and dynamic place to work with tonnes of ambition, passion and the perfect structure to be able to service your clients to a high standard, with no compromise on quality. This well-established agency offer the full marketing mix to their clients, who are predominantly B2B, but they are receiving more and more work from B2C clients as well. With strong digital, development and design teams, the (senior) account manager will be taking the brief from the client, working with internal departments to develop the brief and see it through to completion. You will then be responsible for getting under the skin of your clients brand, making sure you are receiving new projects and being at the forefront of their mind. We are looking for an ambitious account handler with a background in B2B and some B2C marketing, strong communication skills and a commercial thinker. You’ll be able to multi-task, manage projects with ease and if you’re a creative thinker and able to think of the big idea – even better! This is an exceptional opportunity and one not to be missed! If you’d like to be considered for this role, and find out more, please apply now: 08 June 2016 16:04:35 +0000 Medical Writer (Mid-weight) A well-established pharma agency is looking for a medical writer (mid-weight) to join their first-class team. Specifically, they are looking for an individual with the following: - a degree in life sciences (biological sciences, biomedical sciences, biochemistry, or a closely-related subject)  - a keen eye for detail - a strong work ethic and enthusiasm for medical communications - a ‘can do’ attitude and the ability to work as part of a team – and on your own initiative - in a fast-paced, dynamic and creative environment  - at least 3 years' experience in a medical comms. agency You must (obviously) be able to write clear and grammatically and technically correct scientific copy for a variety of audiences (healthcare professionals, pharmaceutical sales teams, patients, etc.) and formats (print, digital), and to liaise effectively with clients and colleagues in order to ensure relevance, accuracy and effective communication, and on-time completion. In addition to the above, you must be skilled in developing relationships, professional but personable, adaptable, diplomatic and able to communicate at all levels. You’ll be able to work within the confines of a tight brief, and to exacting deadlines, and committed to the highest standards. This is a chance to join a growing agency at an exciting stage in its development. And the prospects are excellent. In order to be considered, please contact Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV to   08 June 2016 16:04:51 +0000 Account Executive This is a great opportunity for an up-and-coming, marketing-qualified account executive with 1-2 year's agency experience, who is keen to develop their career in a dynamic, fast-growing agency...  Due to continued growth, an integrated specialist agency urgently requires an additional account handler with a positive, 'can-do' mentality, a high level of application and the ability to multi-task and learn quickly 'on the job' in a busy, fast-moving and pressurised environment.  Reporting to a senior account manager, you will be working from start to finish on wide-ranging (print and digital) campaigns for major clients, developing client relationships in the process and (as you become more experienced) helping to develop opportunities for revenue growth. Versatility, a sound commercial instinct and 1st class communication and organisation skills are all essential for this role. Above all, you should have a strong desire to be part of, and the ability to hold your own in, a winning team! Call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV to   08 June 2016 10:10:48 +0000 Designer / Creative Artworker An experienced Designer/Creative Artworker is required for a 12 month fixed term contract. A challenging role requiring the successful candidate to create a broad spectrum of press ready print, including press advertising. A solid understanding of print across all types of media is a must. The ability to work to tight deadlines with a very high level of accuracy while under pressure, ensuring brand consistency is maintained at all times is crucial to this role. Must be confident in taking briefs from concept to completion. Attention to detail is essential. You need to demonstrate a high level of skill using Adobe CS suite.     Salary dependent upon experience.   Essential Skills  •        Good working knowledge of all principle applications, including InDesign, Illustrator Acrobat and Photoshop.  •        Excellent technical skills and print knowledge for full range of media, including litho, digital print, press and external graphics •        A good understanding of following brand and corporate guidelines •        Collaborative skills to work closely with the Creative Manager and Accounts Team •        Accuracy and attention to detail  •        Ability to manage workflow and meet required deadlines  •        Good communication... 08 June 2016 09:09:09 +0000 Midweight / Senior Designer Job Title: Midweight / Senior Designer Location: Manchester Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 About the Designer Role Are you a sports fan? Do you love fashion? How would you like to work on some of the worlds most popular sports brands? With a passion for fashion they are a dynamic company that offer their customers a unique retail experience.  If you are a midweight designer looking for a step up or perhaps a senior designer looking for a change in direction,  apply today to work with the UK’s coolest high street retailer. About You You will be extremely passionate with a desire for creating stories through design. You will exude creative flair with a futuristic approach, staying one step ahead of the game and keeping up dated with the latest trends. You will be ideas driven and have the ability to bring brands to life through conceptual and innovative designs. You will work closely with your team and add valuable input, you will have the ability to take on 4/5 briefs per week and be comfortable working in a fast paced environment, maintaining high standards and deliver consistent high quality work. You will be multi-disciplined and will be able to design across desktop, mobile, app and in-touch Essential Skills Adobe Creative Suite HTML, CSS, JQuery 2 years commercial experience Ecommerce experience What to do next For more information on the design role or if you wish to apply, please send your CV to, 07 June 2016 17:05:27 +0000 Midweight Designer Job Title: Midweight Designer                                                  Location: Manchester   Salary: £24-£28k About the Midweight Designer role Would you like to work with big retail brands? Can you offer your clients the best retail solutions and strategies through inventive design? If you have retail design experience and are looking for your next challenge then put this job application straight in your basket! About You You will have experience with b2b and b2c markets within an integrated, creative agency. You will have experience in digital, print and multi media platforms and have the ability to develop your client’s brands and communicate effectively to a  target audience. You will be confident at pitching and be a mentor for the junior members of the team. Essential Skills   ·         2-5 years experience in a creative agency ·         Expert in Adobe Creative Suite ·         A genuine passion for design and creativity What to do next If you have read up to here then I have obviously interested you so to find out more  contact Nicola Stelfox at Better Placed on 0161 238 6700 or drop me an email at... 07 June 2016 16:04:02 +0000 Midweight Designer Job Title: Midweight Designer                                                  Location: Manchester  Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 About the Midweight Designer role Would you like to work in one of Manchester’s most prestigious agencies? How would you like to have your work nominated for awards? Do you want to be part of a family that homes some of Manchester’s top talent? Well look no further! Based in the heart of Manchester’s creative hub this award winning agency seeks a Midweight Designer to join their team of specialists to help continue creating compelling ideas for their enviable clients. About You You will be extremely passionate with a desire for creating stories through design. You will exude creative flair with a futuristic approach, staying one step ahead of the game and keeping up dated with the latest trends. You will be ideas driven and have the ability to bring your clients brands to life through conceptual and innovative designs. You will work closely with your team and add valuable input, you will be confident at pitching and have the ability to handle various projects, maintaining high standards and deliver consistent high quality work. Essential Skills ·         2-5 years experience in a creative agency... 07 June 2016 16:04:12 +0000 Senior Brand Planner Our client is a well established integrated agency based in Manchester. With a predominantly B2B client base, they work on global marketing campaigns for some great blue chip brands.  This is a very creative agency where all activity is underpinned by strong strategic insight and research.  We're looking for a Senior Brand Planner to join the team in a role which will progress to Head of Planning in time. To be considered for this role, we're looking for a Brand Planner with a traditional agency background and who has over 5 years experience.  We're looking for a Brand Planner who loves the industry and who loves coming up with the research and insight that creates the 'idea' for integrated campaigns.  You should have knowledge of all marketing channels and be just as comfortable with digital planning as you are for above the line media.  This is clearly a client facing role so you will be used to working with a variety of stakeholders and will be credible operating at a senior level.  The agency is currently undergoing a growth spurt and they have a very exciting roster of new and existing clients to get stuck into.  It is a very happy agency, very sociable with a real work hard, play hard vibe.  To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.  07 June 2016 16:04:51 +0000 Senior Account Manager - digital communications agency Our client is a leading digital agency based in Manchester city centre. We're urgently seeking a Senior Account Manager to join them for an initial 3 month contract to work in their digital communications team.  You'll have a pedigree agency background and will be skilled in all aspects of digital and online marketing.  Working on some top FMCG and retail clients, you will work closely with marketing teams to deliver online campaigns which may be content led, e-mail marketing, social media or search oriented.  We're looking for someone who can hit the ground running and who can demonstrate a lot of creative thinking in developing and delivering exciting online marketing campaigns for big name clients.  Ultimately this is a permanent role but we're in need of someone ASAP so it would suit a Senior Account Manager who is available immediately and in this case it would be temp to perm.  However, if you are a freelancer, you could help plug the gap whilst they search for the permanent hire. This is a terrific agency with a superb client roster. If you'd like to find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.  06 June 2016 11:11:19 +0000 Digital Client Services Manager - top agency in Manchester Our client is a leading digital agency in Manchester. Fast growing and with an enviable client roster, they are on the lookout for a Client Services Manager to join the team. This agency has one of the strongest project management teams in the North so as a Client Services Manager you are not drawn into the day to day management of campaigns. Your role as Client Services Manager is much more client oriented and you will be responsible for growing and retaining client accounts and developing proposals for future activity. We're looking for someone who has a pedigree digital agency background and someone who lives and breathes all things digital. You must be very commercially oriented with demonstrable client relationship building skills and gravitas in dealing with clients at a senior level. The size of projects that you will manage are significant in terms of budget and you must have the confidence to scale up your experience to this level. The agency is very sociable with a central location in Manchester. There is an attractive package and definite career progression opportunities within the agency. If you'd like to find out more and have a chat about the role in more detail, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.