The Drum Jobs 17 December 2014 18:06:47 +0000 Account Manager / Senior Account Manager Due to new business wins, our client, a multi-award winning full service advertising agency, is actively looking for Account Managers and Senior Account Managers to join them in the New Year! This is a rare opportunity to join one of the most established and sought-after agencies of the region. With a talented team and an enviable list of lovely consumer clients, these roles would suit someone who is looking to work on TTL campaigns for really exciting brands. We are looking for experienced Account Handlers who have a proven track record in building strong, quality relationships with their clients. You will come from an integrated background, preferably having worked on retail clients previously (although this agency is open to different sector experience). If you’re looking for a new opportunity for the New Year, get in touch to find out more about these positions. 17 December 2014 14:02:59 +0000 Head of Digital Design and Development Head of Digital Design and Development Manchester c£45k   This is an exciting opportunity to lead a talented team within an award winning integrated agency who work on a range of digital marketing and web build projects for largely consumer clients.  They have ambitious plans for 2015 and beyond and are growing their digital offering and pulling back into the agency the larger, currently outsourced projects.  You will lead and develop the digital team and identify and present the benefits of emerging technology relevant to clients needs. As well as working with the senior management team to present these solutions to clients, you’ll also be able to put on your coding hat and help the team with development projects. The role encompasses many skills and you may either already have experience of managing a digital team including web development or be hungry and ready to do so. It would definitely suit an ambitious individual who is ready to step up into this role, so you could be a senior or lead front end developer looking to step up into a team lead role whilst still being hands on. You’ll need a strong creative personality and to have the ability to think strategically. You should have the ability to inspire and talk to clients and internal stakeholders. Ideally you will have excellent HTML 5 & CSS experience and be able lead by example when it comes to front end development.   You will oversee a growing digital department and be involved in the up-skilling of staff, future recruitment of digital people, working... 17 December 2014 11:11:18 +0000 Account Manager - Events Account Manager - Events £24-28k Liverpool This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing events agency as they continue to secure prestigious win after prestigious win.  They’re growing steadily and are keen to attract dynamic and passionate events professionals to join their team.  Your role will be to manage various client events from inception to delivery, so it’s important you have both excellent client facing skills as well as the required project management ability to ensure you can deliver on time and to budget.  You should be capable of developing creative solutions to client briefs, able to work closely with clients to fully understand their objectives to recommend the most appropriate solution. Your logistics skills should be brilliant! M7357 16 December 2014 10:10:36 +0000 Designer An exciting new position has come up for a Designer to join a small in-house creative team based within central Manchester. Your role will be varied on a day-to-day basis, working within a fast paced commercial environment. You will be producing projects such as advertising, brochures, DM, exhibition graphics, web elements and e-shot banners. It is essential you have Mac skills in InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop. It would be advantageous if you had previous HTML knowledge/skills too. This is a great opportunity to join a small creative team with tonnes of variety! 11 December 2014 17:05:02 +0000 Senior Account Manager - with DM Our client is a leading integrated agency based just outside Manchester city centre.  With a strong reputation in retail clients, they are currently looking for a Senior Account Manager to head up the trade division of a major brand.  We're looking for a strong Senior Account Manager who has a pedigree agency background and who has a DM focus to an otherwise integrated skill-set.  We're definitely looking for someone who has trade or retail sector experience and who can lead an account on a day to day basis.  We're looking for someone who has some experience of traditional DM, CRM, eCRM and whilst we don't need a data expert, we do want a Senior Account Manager who understands data segmentation and profiling, potentially with previous experience of managing regular direct and data driven marketing campaigns. The agency has a terrific reputation and roster of blue chip clients.  A very sociable working environment with plenty of progression opportunities for the right person. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.  11 December 2014 14:02:56 +0000 Senior Account Manager (Integrated/Digital) A successful integrated agency requires a Senior Account Manager (either an existing SAM or someone who's ready to be) to take responsibility for helping to devise and implement multi-channel campaigns across various accounts, acting as a main point of contact for clients, communicating briefs internally, and ensuring effective completion. The role ideally requires experience across traditional and digital media and the ability to lead projects effectively, develop client relationships and spot opportunities for incremental growth. Experience within an integrated agency environment working on through-the-line campaigns is highly desirable and a good knowledge of, and passion for, digital marketing is essential. Additional requirements are as follows: - a track record of delivering TTL projects/campaigns with positive results - the ability to build and maintain excellent client relationships, adding strategic value to client business - the ability to work with the agency creative and digital teams, effectively co-ordinating their input - strong presentation skills - an understanding of analytics and reporting This is a far-reaching and demanding role that requires a candidate of the highest calibre, from either an integrated or digital agency background. Someone who is passionate about brands and their development in an integrated (and increasingly digital) context; and has the ability, determination and ambition to succeed in a dynamic agency. If that’s you, call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV to 11 December 2014 12:12:54 +0000 Creative designer As part of the UKs largest independently owned creative content company, Photolink Creative Group are looking for a dynamic multi channel designer with the ambition and talent to develop and grow our digital offer. The successful candidate will have a strong base of traditional design skills, be skilled in photoshop, illustrator and indesign and have a good working knowledge of HTML, Javascript and Wordpress CMS. You will be working with some of the UKs leading retailers producing high quality, creative campaigns and concepts. 10 December 2014 14:02:59 +0000 Business Developer/Account Manager We’re looking for a driven and effective Business Developer/Account Manager to take You will be in charge of driving new business from a database of UK and international advertising and media agencies as well as developing and successfully selling our services to new and existing client bases. Although an existing database will be supplied, candidates with their own book of contacts within advertising or brands will be considered favourably. A good knowledge of the advertising and animation industry is preferred but not essential and a strong interest in animation, visual effects, film making and digital technology would also be advantageous. You will be a public face of an exciting, progressive and creative company, representing the company’s public profile in a friendly and dynamic manner. Given the breadth of our client base, you are expected to be able to sell confidently in the creative environments in which we work. You will work directly with the managing director on the growth, development and maintenance of the company’s client base; developing the core proposition of the company, its PR requirements and attending relevant events. Your responsibility ranges from identifying the likely selling points of a project, ascertain the potential of properties, create new revenue streams while expanding the market of existing properties through innovative marketing strategies, tapping into the expertise or tie-up with business partner(s) or exploitation of the changing trends, etc, while developing strategic plans and sales strategies... 10 December 2014 14:02:28 +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 10 December 2014 14:02:16 +0000 New Business Executive Great opportunity to join this full service agency based in Cheshire, who are looking for a new business person to help them attract new clients this is a great opportunity get in touch asap for more details. 10 December 2014 10:10:05 +0000 Front-end Developer Front-end Developer Up to £35k Manchester One of the top integrated agencies in the region is looking to add a Front-end Developer to their growing team. You need to have excellent coding skills including HTML and CSS, and have a good knowledge of Javascript, .NET and PHP. You will be working closely with creatives and other developers, so it is important you have the ability to work well in a team and be able to follow specific requirements and guidelines. Similar agency experience is beneficial for this role.   M7337 10 December 2014 10:10:42 +0000 Marketing Communications Executive Marketing Communications Executive Manchester  £20-25k plus benefits 12 month FTC This is a major worldwide brand with a sizeable marketing team and they are looking for a Marketing Communications Executive to join their team.  The main focus of the role is to provide integrated marketing communications campaigns to support business growth.  You should be a excellent copywriting skills as you will be required to produce content for stories, case studies and testimonials, you’ll also be responsible for various exhibitions and events and will work closely with a Digital team. You should be a dynamic self starter with excellent communication skills and a creative approach, and ideally you’ll have a minimum of 18 months experience within a similar varied Marketing Communications role. 10 December 2014 10:10:11 +0000 Senior Account Manager HAVAS LYNX is a global communications group with 250 employees - supported by the wider HAVAS network; we deliver truly global campaigns based on robust local insight and as a group, we are proud to have been responsible for a series of industry firsts. We innovate on behalf of our clients across the healthcare sector and we are proud winners of prestigious awards for effectiveness and innovation. More important than the gongs however, is the recognition that campaign activity originated and driven by our teams has a huge impact on the lives of hundreds of patients. We now have a rare opportunity for a Senior Account Manager from outside of the healthcare sector to join our Manchesrer based team. This is an excellent opportunity for someone to take on a high level of responsibility as primary client contact on a substantial account. You will drive business on a day to day basis with your team and over time look to increase your input into the strategic elements of the account along with a Client Services Director or Managing Partner. This is a hands on role – your ability to manage projects effectively and profitably will aid you in delivery of a range of communications tactics utilising tools from across the marketing mix, with an emphasis on digital. We’re a full service agency, so you'll work as part of a team to manage campaign activities and gain measurable results using which ever medium is most appropriate to our agreed objectives. It will be your responsibility, with input from a more senior team member to build relationships, understand,... 09 December 2014 13:01:10 +0000 Freelance web/ E-Learning Developer Large and well established agency based in Cheshire are currently looking for freelance assistance on a large E-Learning project. You must have strong experience with Adobe Articulate and/or Captivate. This requirement is due to start imminently, with ongoing projects of a similar nature throughout 2015. If you are interested in hearing further details on this role then please email your CV to  - 09 December 2014 10:10:34 +0000 Brand Manager Oak Tyres UK Ltd is the industry leader of imported exclusive tyre brands, including Evergreen, Landsail and Headway. Established in 1980, the company has grown rapidly over recent years, with over 200 staff and turnover in excess of 65 million. In the past 12 months alone, Oak has opened two major distribution hubs as part of its ambitious and on-going expansion strategy. Were looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Brand Manager for this newly created role. The Brand Manager will monitor market trends, oversee all aspects of marketing these brands and will play an integral part in developing sales strategy. They will play a pivotal role in building and maintaining strong brands across the Oak portfolio. The successful candidate will have a proven track record in marketing/brand strategy development, a passion for the automotive sector and demonstrate drive and determination to achieve goals and objectives. An integral part of this role will be to help manage our dealer base and support their marketing efforts including merchandising support. Based in our Head Office in Haydock Merseyside, they will also be required to regularly visit our dealer base. This role represents a fantastic opportunity to work within a highly successful and focussed management team in a dynamic and exciting company with a passion to succeed. Required Attributes: Energetic and passionate about brand marketing A dedicated team player Confident and responsive individual Enthusiastic about the automotive industry 08 December 2014 10:10:23 +0000 Research Account Director - top agency in Manchester Our client is a well established Brand Planning and Strategy Consultancy based in Manchester.  They are currently looking to expand their team with an experienced Research Account Director.  To be considered for this role, you will ideally come on board with a pedigree track record in managing research projects and campaigns within a consultancy or agency environment.  You'll have worked across a variety of different sectors and you will work alongside a team of Brand Planners and Creative Specialists.  As Research Account Director, you will add value to a number of projects providing both qualitative and quantitative research skills and in developing insight to formulate brand strategy.  We're looking for a Research Account Director who is able to work as part of a tight knit team and who also has experience of writing proposals and contributing to the pitch process too. To find out more about this exciting position, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.  05 December 2014 13:01:17 +0000 Senior Graphic Designer A well-established organisation based in Manchester is looking for a Graphic Designer to grow their team. You will be responsible for keeping consistency of brand identity throughout all online and offline direct marketing materials, as well as managing the workflow of the Graphic Design department. Your role will involve working across recognised brands to produce website designs, brochures, email campaigns, banners, home pages and general web content. You will be working from concept right through to print ready artwork stage. Must have excellent Mac skills including Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign, knowledge of Dreamweaver, HTML and JavaScript would be advantageous. This is a great opportunity to join a creative team working with an established brand! 05 December 2014 09:09:43 +0000 Digital Media Manager - top Liverpool agency Our client is a leading digital agency based in Liverpool.  Following continued growth, they are seeking a Digital Media Manager to join the team.  To be considered for this role, you will work across a number of blue chip clients and we are interested in talking to candidates who are operating at the Account Manager level with a proven track record in driving digital media campaigns gained in an agency environment.  As a Digital Media Manager you will take a lead role in planning and managing digital media campaigns, ensuring clients experience the highest service levels. You will provide advice to clients on competitor activity and innovations in their marketplace, working with senior staff to provide strategic and justified media proposals.  You will come with knowledge across SEO, PPC, Online Display and Affiliate campaign management.  Ideally you'll also have a good understanding of social media too.  The role is consultative - working with clients to assess their current performance and to develop strategies to maximise ROI, however, we are also looking for someone who is hands on and who enjoys the day to day campaign management, reporting and analysis. This agency is very well established in Liverpool. They have an impressive roster of clients and it is a sociable and fun working environment.  It is definitely somewhere where strong performance is rewarded and there are plenty of opportunities for progression.  To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.  04 December 2014 17:05:36 +0000 Creative Studio Manager Well established creative design department based in Manchester City centre require a Creative Studio Manager to join their team. Acting as the creative lead you will work with the Head Of Creative to support the brand standards and provide effective management to the creative and production teams. You will be working on creative projects from initial briefing through to concept creation, visualisation and art direction right through to final delivery. Creating inspiring, strategic and innovative ideas that work in a fully integrated manner across online, offline, digital and print. You will take responsibility for budget management and financial targets. You will also need to maintain external professional relationships to assure the on-going availability of freelancers when their services are required. Excellent hands- on mac skills in InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop are essential in addition to a keen eye for detail. This role also includes an excellent benefits package with a competitive salary! 02 December 2014 16:04:15 +0000 Account Executive - top integrated 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, 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. 02 December 2014 11:11:32 +0000 Mid-senior Art Director A well-established, respected and fast-growing agency is looking to further develop its creative profile. In order to do so, it requires a (conceptually-biased) Art Director with a track record of success (maybe award-winning success) in creative agencies. Someone like you, perhaps? You will be responsible for all of the following: Coming up with ideas and messaging, scripts and campaigns for all of the agency’s clients Putting together scamps, storyboards and mock-ups to explain your ideas to others Working up concepts to finished art with the support of the design/artwork studio Working with external suppliers to make sure your ideas are brought to life Attending client meetings, presentations, pitches and strategy sessions Putting together presentation decks and documents that sell your ideas and work Working with junior staff to help them develop their own ideas and skills You’ll be either an award-winner, or someone who wants to be. You’re flexible and versatile – willing - and able - to handle the dry stuff –  as well as producing the ‘big ideas’. You think verbally as well as visually. You understand commercial objectives as well as creative concepts. And you work to the highest of standards - for you, 2nd best is never good enough. Maybe you still have something to prove? Or you just need a new challenge. Either way, this agency may well be the one you’re looking for. If so, call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV to PS. And you may be part of an... 02 December 2014 11:11:39 +0000 Senior Copywriter A well-established, respected and fast-growing agency is looking to further develop its creative profile. In order to do so, it requires a (conceptually-biased) Copywriter with a track record of success (maybe award-winning success) in creative agencies. Someone like you, perhaps? Working as part of THE senior team, from concept through to completion, on a variety of TTL campaigns, this is a senior position, with responsibility for the following: Mentoring junior creative staff, helping them develop their ideas, skills and craft Coming up with ideas and messaging, scripts and campaigns for all the agency’s clients Writing content for long-form material, including brochures and websites Attending client meetings and strategy sessions, representing the agency creatively Putting together presentation documents that sell your ideas and work Presenting your work internally and to clients Working with junior staff to help them develop their own ideas and skills You’ll be either an award-winner, or someone who wants to be. You’re flexible and versatile – willing - and able - to handle the dry stuff – heav duty brochures, etc. - as well as producing the ‘big ideas’. You think visually as well as verbally. You understand commercial objectives as well as creative concepts. And you work to the highest of standards - for you, 2nd best is never good enough. Maybe you still have something to prove? Or you just need a new challenge. Either way, this agency may well be the one you’re looking for. If so, call Peter Leonard on... 01 December 2014 12:12:25 +0000 Middleweight/Senior Creative Team A fast-growing north-west agency, seeking to develop its creative profile, requires a mid-senior level team, strong on concepts AND execution, and with the ability to work on a number of high profile TTL accounts across all channels – both above and below the line. This is a rare opportunity for a talented and versatile team (or individuals looking for a new partner) with experience gained in a high quality environment, who are able to produce hard-hitting, award-winning campaigns that help achieve creative (and also client) objectives, and reflect the agency's high standards and growing ambition. Writers must be able to produce long copy, as well as snappy headlines, and Art Directors must be able to design as well as produce fluffy concepts. Blue-skies thinking in all cases is a must, however. Expectations are high. But this agency only wants to hear from the best. If that’s you, and you have a portfolio that proves it, get in touch with Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV(s), with URL/samples, to       28 November 2014 16:04:07 +0000 PPC Account Manager This PPC agency is in a league of its own, creating customised digital marketing campaigns therefore they’re looking for an experience PPC Account Manager who is capable of supporting the entire digital marketing team, based in multiple locations. You’ll be responsible for managing numerous high profile clients, advising on budget spend for paid search across all search engines and increasing click-through and revenue from PPC campaigns. Managing Paid Search across a range of clients, your focus will be on running a team who meet deadlines, produce work to the highest of standards and always smash targets. By continually developing upcoming junior talent, you will ensure the client’s needs are always met. You will take pride in your work, delivering best practice campaigns that are not only innovative but rooted in insight. People are at the very heart of this agency and they choose to invest heavily in your development, providing on-going structured training at all levels; working in a brand spanking new and vibrant digital work space, you can also enjoy various benefits of social life in the city centre with a dynamic and enthusiastic team. If you think you've got what it takes to meet this challenge head-on then send your CV today for immediate consideration! 28 November 2014 16:04:29 +0000 Digital Media Manager If successful you’ll be working as an integral part of a talented digital media team to support them in delivering all forms of digital solutions. As a Media Manager you will take a lead role in planning and managing integrated media campaigns, ensuring clients experience the highest service levels. You will provide advice to clients on competitor activity and innovations in their marketplace, working with senior staff to provide strategic and justified media proposals. You will be a key member of the team, supporting Associate Directors in the management of the team and the quality of output to clients. You’ll need a proactive and positive attitude, with a natural ability to develop close relationships with clients and colleagues alike and your passion for digital will mean that you’re confident communicating the benefits of digital activity to your clients. To be considered, we’ll need you to have a good understanding all media channels and an advanced level of experience with industry tools such as DDS and be fully proficient in Microsoft Office. You’ll have a proven ability to work to tight deadlines and will have a strong analytical ability when reviewing data to formulate media plans. This is a truly excellent opportunity to join one of the best media teams around today. Email us your CV for immediate consideration.