The Drum Jobs 21 August 2016 20:08:22 +0000 Account Executive A well-known Manchester agency is looking for a well-organised and highly self-motivated account executive to join their fast-growing team… Your main role will be to assist with day-to-day client requirements, and you must have 1st-class communication skills, an appreciation of brands, a good knowledge of all channels, including digital, a real passion for creativity and a good knowledge of systems and procedures. And you will, of course, have strong project management skills, and the ability to make sure that things get done - on time, to the required standard, within the usual parameters... This is a great opportunity for a career-minded 2nd-jobber with real ambition, and the ability to match. Please call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949 to find out more, or send your CV to 21 August 2016 20:08:10 +0000 Senior Creative Front-end Developer Well-established and fast-growing agency, with an ongoing commitment to branding and creativity through digital innovation, requires a senior creative front-end developer, to join their high-powered team. A digital leader with a passion for experimenting with emerging technologies, you must be comfortable working either as part of a development team on large projects or confidently tackling projects alone. Able to offer unique creative solutions, you’ll also have a keen eye for creative design. The techy bit... Knowledge/experience of the following is required: JavaScript ES5/6  OOP (JavaScript) React/Backbone Grunt, NPM Sass GreenSock SVG animation mark up WordPress GitFlow This is an exciting opportunity for career development in a highly creative, innovative and forward-thinking agency, in which you’ll be working on global digital campaigns. The salary on offer is competitive and the prospects excellent. Please get in touch NOW! Call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV to       21 August 2016 20:08:29 +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 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 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 18 August 2016 12:12:44 +0000 Head of Digital: Manchester Head of Digital: Manchester We are looking for an experienced Head of Digital / Digital Account Director who is looking to take the lead for an agencies Digital operation. It's an exciting role within an agency that has ambitious growth plans for the next few years and will provide the successful applicant with plenty of autonomy to shape and growth the function. Our client enjoy long established relationships with a range of high profile clients across the UK. They've a strong reputation for the quality of their work and offer an excellent work environment and generous benefits. This role will manage an established Digital team looking to grow the operation and develop their service offering. Specifically the Head of Digital / Digital Account Director will be responsible for: Reviewing and developing the agencies existing strategy for Digital growth, identifying additional opportunities to increase revenues. Raising awareness of the agencies Digital offering to grow the existing client base, working closely with the Business Development Manager. Developing the existing team and recruitment of new skills into the agency as required. Providing leadership, direction and training to the team to ensure the agency retains its top talent. As part of the senior management team, playing an active role in driving growth across other areas of the agency particularly PR and Social Media. Maintaining an awareness of changes and innovations in Digital Marketing that can benefit the agency and its clients. This is an autonomous role offering the opportunity to... 16 August 2016 11:11:30 +0000 Senior Account Manager - Creative Agency We’re delighted to be working with this Creative Full Service agency based in Cheshire, who are actively looking for a Senior Account Manager to join them as they continue to grow. This agency works with some of the UK’s biggest brands spanning retail, sports, entertainment and FMCG. There are lots of opportunities for growth within these accounts, and the Senior Account Manager will be responsible for not only the successful retention of these client relationships, but also spotting opportunities to grow these accounts further. You will be managing a team of Account Managers and Account Executives and ensuring that all campaigns are managed from start to completion. This is a great role for someone looking to work in a very agile agency, with a very strong team of creatives. We are looking for a Senior Account Manager with strong agency experience, ideally from a creative or design agency. You will be a creative thinker, able to shape solutions for your clients as well as being able to deliver high quality creative solutions for them. You will be a strong communicator with the ability to build strong relationships quickly, both with your clients, but also internal departments. This is a fantastic role and one not to be overlooked! Please get in touch now to find out more: 16 August 2016 10:10:55 +0000 Account Director We are working with one of the most exciting Marketing agencies in the region; boasting an enviable roster of clients comprising of global retail brands and a friendly and talented team. They are looking for two Account Directors to take the lead on new retail and/or FMCG accounts.  As an Account Director, you will be building relationships at senior level with Brand guardians and marketers, on devising and developing shopper and promotional campaigns which lead to repeat purchase and brand loyalty. This agency operates in a really agile way, making this role really varied as you will be able to devise completely multi-channel strategies which will enable the client to see their campaigns reach the masses. As part of their growth, the Account Director will be assisting with new business pitches, developing and nurturing a team of account handlers and working with the Directors to identify potential new opportunities. We are looking for experienced Senior Account Managers looking to step up to Account Director level, or Account Directors searching for a new opportunity. We’re specifically interested in people with BTL, shopper and/or events experience, and they will offer continued development and support for those interested in this area of marketing. You will be passionate, energetic and love the idea of working with brands that everyone has heard of. Please apply now for a confidential discussion about this role.  16 August 2016 10:10:46 +0000 Head of Digital / Digital Account Director Head of Digital / Digital Account Director: Integrated Agency in Manchester We are working with one of Manchester’s leading full service agencies in their search for a Head of Digital to lead and develop their Digital offering. The agency has ambitious plans for growth with Digital very much at the forefront of this, so it’s an exciting opportunity for someone looking to make their own mark on a division. The Head of Digital / Digital Account Director will be responsible for: ·         Reviewing and developing the agencies existing strategy for Digital growth, identifying additional opportunities to increase revenues. ·         Raising awareness of the agencies Digital offering via Business Development, Marketing and Networking to grow the existing client base. ·         Maintaining the agencies current focus on generating retained revenue from Digital (SEO, PPC etc), whilst identifying additional opportunities from existing and new clients for project work. ·         Developing the existing team and recruitment of new skills into the agency as required. ·         Providing leadership, direction and training to the team to ensure the agency retains its top talent. ·         As part of the senior management team, playing an active role in driving growth across other areas... 12 August 2016 12:12:54 +0000 Account Executive Account Executive Manchester £18-20k Great agency in South Manchester is looking for a talented Account Executive to support one of their key Account Manager’s on their largest client. This is a premium national brand and they do pretty much everything for them, lots of press ads, digital campaigns, as well as radio, TV, signage, brochures, etc, so you’ll get some exposure to the entire marketing mix. The right attitude is key, they need someone willing to get stuck in and roll their sleeves up, it is an extremely busy account in terms of the volume and speed of projects. They need someone with a minimum of 6 months experience, either agency or clientside, ideally you’ll have had varied exposure to the marketing mix, both offline and online, this could be a great role for someone wanting to push themselves forwards as this agency is great at acknowledging and rewarding hard working, talented people.   M7822 12 August 2016 11:11:47 +0000 Account Manager - Creative Agency in Cheshire Account Manager - Well established Creative/Marketing Agency based in Cheshire.  Our client, a well-established and thriving full-service Marketing agency in East Cheshire, is on the lookout for an Account Manager or Senior Account Executive, to join their team; working on a brand new retail account for the agency.   Specialising in brand and customer engagement, the agency work across advertising, digital, social and PR to create truly integrated campaigns, that ultimately help to grow their clients businesses. They have an enviable client portfolio of retail, lifestyle and entertainment clients, some of which have been established clients since their inception over 25 years ago. With a friendly and passionate team, they are looking for a highly personable Senior Account Executive, looking to take the step up to AM level, or an Account Manager looking for a new challenge. As an Account Manager, you will be managing POS, packaging, literature, advertising and some TV projects; an appreciation of digital would be highly advantageous and your campaign management skills will be second to none! We’re looking for someone who is highly focused on process, delivery and executing multi-channel campaigns. This role won’t be around for long; please apply now to be considered.  This role is easily commutable from Manchester, Stockport, Knutsford, Wilmslow and Macclesfield 11 August 2016 17:05:43 +0000 Senior Creative Copywriter Senior Creative Copywriter Location: Manchester Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 About the Senior Creative Copywriter role You will be joining one of Manchester’s top digital marketing agencies. They are a multi-award winning brand agency that works with some huge names in the leisure industry. You will work within the core team as a senior consultant and be responsible for brand development and alignment and brand outputs. The agency is based in Manchester City Centre and easily commutable from Stockport, Liverpool, Chester, Bolton and Preston. About You You will be a natural problem solver and have exceptional creative writing skills, allowing you to interpret structure and deliver textual content with maximum impact. You will work along side brand strategists, researchers and creatives and report into the Creative Director. You will be delivering and overseeing content development to the finalised output. Essential Skills ·         Microsoft Office (excel, word, keynote, powerpoint, outlook) ·         Experience in a creative copywriter role ·         Strong character ·         Conceptual thinker   What to do next If this role ticks all the right boxes and you would like to find out more. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch Or call me on 0161 238 6700 11 August 2016 17:05:12 +0000 Senior Designer An independent and highly creative Manchester agency is looking for a versatile and highly creative senior designer. That’s where YOU come in. Already a senior designer, you’ll be full of fresh, original creative ideas. Ideas that work, and that work across all channels. Ideas that win awards and help clients achieve their marketing and commercial objectives. You’ll be hands-on, but also able to manage. You’ll also be smart. And commercial. And (very) ambitious. And you’ll be a real team player, with a collaborative working style. Someone who fully engages with (and inspires) clients and colleagues alike. And you’ll be ready for a new challenge – a real one. So get in touch – ASAP. Call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV to 11 August 2016 16:04:22 +0000 Contract Web Designer (HTML, CSS) 7 Week Contract Web Designer (HTML, CSS)            Location: Hyde Day Rate: Negotiable About the Web Designer role Our client is a leading educational business based in Hyde. They have recently gone under a digital transformation and launched an ecommerce site that has caused a major surge in business and they are currently under a lot of strain to get the work done. They are looking for a Web Designer with HTML, CSS coding skills to work in their office full time for 7 weeks, designing and building emails, web banners and landing pages. Easily commutable from Manchester, Stockport, Preston and Bolton. Essential Skills ·         Adobe Creative Suite ·         HTML, CSS ·         Experience working within ecommerce advantageous What to do next If this role ticks all the right boxes and you would like to find out more. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch Or call me on 0161 238 6700.  11 August 2016 16:04:49 +0000 Copywriter (Mid-weight) Fast-growing north-west agency needs an ambitious, conceptually-biased copywriter. Someone who is able to produce effective copy, as well as concepts and headlines. Someone who thinks visually as well as verbally, approaches every brief creatively, and is full of energy and passion. Someone with c. 5 years’ experience. And someone who wants to win awards (if they haven’t already). Someone like you, perhaps? If so, please get in touch ASAP. Call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV and samples/URL to  11 August 2016 07:07:05 +0000 Digital Strategist - top digital agency in Manchester Our client is a leading digital agency in Manchester city centre. They are undergoing a key phase of growth and as part of that expansion, they are seeking a Digital Strategist to join the team.  The role might suit an individual who is currently in a digital media based role with a large degree of planning and insight.  You'll work directly with clients, advising them on digital media strategy and working across SEO, PPC, Affiliates, Online Display, Content and Social. You'll have excellent skills in analysis and reporting with an inside out knowledge of Google Analytics.  The role is absolutely pivotal within the agency in delivering insight to deliver digital media campaigns that will maximise ROI for their clients.  The agency has a mix of interesting blue chip clients and it is an agency where hard work is rewarded and promotion is in line with achievements and results.  A lovely place to work.  To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP. 10 August 2016 15:03:46 +0000 Marketing Officer Are you looking for a challenging new role that really is different every day? National Museums Liverpool is recruiting for two Marketing Officers on a fixed-term basis to join its award-winning Marketing and Communications Team. We are looking for creative individuals to promote our eight museums and galleries, engaging three million visitors a year. Every day is different, from working on a major exhibition to marketing a specific venue, and plenty in-between. You will cross both traditional and digital marketing areas to best meet the target audiences for your campaigns. Reporting to the Marketing and Publications Manager, the roles offer a lot of creative scope and opportunity to use a variety of marketing techniques, while working as part of a strong, supportive team. The roles are: Marketing Officer -       37 hours per week, fixed-term contract until 6 July 2018. Marketing Officer (maternity cover), -      29.6 hours per week, fixed-term until November 2017 or when the postholder returns, whichever is sooner. Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Tuesday 30 August. To apply visit 09 August 2016 10:10:05 +0000 Content Manager / Copywriter Content Manager / Copywriter: £25 - 30K, Manchester This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Content Manager / Copywriter to join an ambitious Digital Marketing agency in Manchester. The agency are looking to expand significantly in the next couple of years so its a great time to join for anyone looking to progress their career. This role will join their established Social Media team working on a range of major clients. The Content Manager / Copywriter will be responsible for: Working closely with clients to devise effective Content Marketing strategies that drive results. Identifying how Content Marketing can best be utilised within wider Marketing campaigns. Writing effective content and tailoring it to specific channels. Distributing content effectively across relevant channels to ensure clients receive the best return on their investment. Reporting back to clients on campaign effectiveness. Applicants for the Content Manager / Copywriter role should be able to demonstrate: Experience devising effective Content Marketing campaigns within an agency environment. Versatile writing skills. An understanding of effective channels for Content Marketing and how they're evolving. Opportunities for personal development within the agency are strong. For more information on this exciting role apply quickly! 08 August 2016 10:10:11 +0000 Marketing Manager (Digital) Marketing Manager (Digital)   The Skills Company is one of the largest providers of work based learning for young people and adults in the North West. Every year we support thousands of young people who want to kick start their careers, and adults who want to raise their skill level through Apprenticeships, Traineeships and Study Programmes.   About the Role: The successful Marketing Manager will develop, implement and evaluate digital marketing, recruitment and conversion strategies in order to increase numbers of learners / employers and raise awareness of The Skills Company brand amongst target audiences. Operating nationally with an emphasis on Greater Manchester you will focus on attraction, recruitment, conversion and retention of learners using interactive marcomms vehicles and a data-driven, content-led marketing approach. This role requires a creative and innovative marketer with a track record in consumer marketing to hit the ground running.   Key responsibilities include:   Develop, implement and evaluate learner/employer lifecycle marketing and engagement strategies (including digital) Lead, implement and measure digital / web strategy and integrated online campaigns for optimum user experiences and to drive the annual target growth, progression and completion / retention numbers for learners Lead on SEO / SEM strategy implementation, usability benchmarking and creating / curating content and developing KPI’s to ensure campaigns are tracked, monitored and implemented with pre and post campaign analysis... 04 August 2016 09:09:26 +0000 Senior Account Manager - with an interest in Cosmetics! Our client is a leading integrated agency in Manchester. We're looking for a Senior Account Manager who has a pedigree agency background and who has worked through the line.  You'll be working on everything from TV through to digital so it's essential that you are an all-rounder and someone who is able to demonstrate excellent client management and development skills. As Senior Account Manager you will run a small team so previous people management experience is also important.  The client you'll be working on is in the retail sector but we're looking for a Senior Account Manager who has knowledge of, and interest in Cosmetics.  The agency has a great creative output and they take career development very seriously too. It's one of the few agencies where it's possible to have a good work life balance.  To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP. 03 August 2016 21:09:48 +0000 Retail Account Manager (Manchester/Leeds) One of the region’s most prestigious agencies, part of a major group, is looking for an account manager to handle one of their biggest accounts. The main emphasis is on day-to-day servicing, ensuring that this particular client’s requirements are met in a timely and effective manner, and suitable candidates must have the proven ability to handle high-volume campaigns, working closely with key decision makers, and effectively marshalling resources in order to achieve both tactical and longer-term strategic objectives. A good knowledge of retail brands and grocery retail is essential, as is a track record of account management success in a fast-paced environment in which there is a real and constant pressure to deliver. The position is based primarily in the agency’s Manchester office, but you’ll be required to spend two days per week at the client’s office (in Leeds), so flexibility and willingness to travel are key. A positive approach, a resilient sense of humour, retail marketing know-how, some events experience, and all the usual account management attributes are key to success in this challenging role - it's a role that requires an account manager of the highest calibre. But it’s also a great opportunity; one that any self-respecting retail account manager will relish. And you’ll be part of a great team, in a leading agency that is able to offer real scope and long-term opportunity for the right individual.  If that's you, call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV to... 02 August 2016 18:06:10 +0000 Client Services Director One of the fastest growing and most impressive Integrated Marketing Communications agencies is on the lookout for a Client Services Director to join them. We are looking for someone with a strong agency background, operating at either Senior Account Director or Group Account Director level, or you may be a Client Services Director looking for a brand new challenge. This agency works across both B2B and B2C communications and are completely integrated in their approach, so you will be adept in driving strategy that works across both on and offline channels.  You will have strong people management skills and support the Account Directors in the day to day running of their accounts and teams. You'll be highly involved in the pitch process and confidently pitch creative ideas to potential clients. This is a highly commercial role, and you'll always be able to spot new opportunities as and when they arise.  In return, this agency values it's employees wellbeing highly and have an unrivalled benefits package for an agency, including flexi-time. They work with a host of big named clients, and are a really sociable bunch. There are no egos and a non-hierarchical environment means that they are able to be very hands on, as well as collaborative and supportive.  Please apply now for a confidential conversation about this vacancy.  02 August 2016 11:11:08 +0000 Account Manager - implant team, Manchester Our client is a top London creative agency who have an implant team based with a leading blue chip firm in Manchester. The team is 20 strong in Manchester and they sit alongside the client's marketing communications team.  Due to increased growth, we are looking for an Account Manager to join the team. We're seeking an Account Manager who has a minimum of 3 years agency experience and who has a good mix of marketing communications based campaigns under their belt. You'll work across everything from design & branding and advertising through to brochure development, website and content management and new product launches.  You will be an all-rounder who has excellent organisational ability and is used to multi-tasking whilst retaining excellent attention to detail.  The client sector is professional services and includes both consumer and b2b campaigns.  It's a great opportunity to stay agency side whilst experiencing life in-house.   This is a great team, there are plenty of opportunities for promotion and the working hours and life balance are excellent too. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP. 02 August 2016 11:11:08 +0000 Senior Account Manager - boutique agency, Manchester Our client is a well established boutique integrated agency based in Manchester. With a global remit, they are hugely successful and work with several top retail and FMCG brands. We're currently on the lookout for a Senior Account Manager to join the team. To be considered for this role, you'll need to tick the boxes in terms of pedigree agency experience, great client servicing skills, ability to work under pressure with strong attention to detail etc....however, we're also looking for someone who has solid strategic nous and who perhaps, in another life, might have been a Brand Planner but now can couple the thinking with the delivery and operate as a bit of a hybrid. The experience is only half of the equation though. This client is particularly interested in personality. We're looking for someone who can display a lot of drive, commercial know how and someone who genuinely loves creative and is passionate about the advertising industry. There are plenty of development opportunities here and you'll be rewarded based on what you achieve. It's important that you are able to work automonously and that you'll be the key point of contact with senior client decision makers so you should be able to manage expectations and retain and develop those client relationships. If that all sounds of interest, please get in touch with Fiona Christian ASAP.   02 August 2016 11:11:51 +0000 Senior Account Executive - top Manchester agency Our client is a leading independent agency in Manchester. One of the larger agencies, this agency delivers through the line campaigns for several blue chip brands. Very long established with a great reputation - both for great creative campaigns and as a super employer. We're on the hunt for a Senior Account Executive to join them working on a number of retail and trade accounts. To be considered for this role, it's likely that you will currently be an Account Executive in an integrated agency and looking for the next step up the career ladder. Ideally we're looking for 2 years experience as you will need to hit the ground running. You should be happy working across advertising, design, branding, digital and promotional campaigns and be a strong all-rounder. The agency is great in terms of career development and you will be able to develop as quickly as you can demonstrate your ability and they have regular performance reviews. The agency is one of the most sociable in Manchester and it's one where it is possible to have a good work life balance. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP. 26 August 2016 07:07:35 +0000 Senior Account Manager - great Manchester agency Our client is a top integrated agency in Manchester with a strong creative output and impressive roster of blue chip clients. Following continued growth, they are seeking a Senior Account Manager to join the team. To be considered for this role, we are looking for either an established SAM or someone who is a longstanding Account Manager who believes they are currently doing a SAM role without the job title!  The agency work through the line and we are looking for an all-rounder. Someone who is as happy working on print advertising as they are POS or digital.  It's a very sociable agency where it is possible to have a good work life balance. The agency are very strong on career development and staff retention so there will be plenty of opportunities for promotion.  We're particularly keen to speak to individuals who have retail or trade sector experience.  To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP. 26 August 2016 06:06:50 +0000 Account Executive - global integrated agency in Manchester Our client is a leading integrated agency based just outside Manchester city centre. We're seeking an Account Executive with a minimum of 12 months agency experience gained post graduation. You'll already be familiar with how an agency works and will be able to hit the ground running working in a busy team. The agency works across the marketing mix so you will work on advertising, direct marketing, digital and promotional campaigns. You should know how to put together a creative brief and how to take this from conception to production. As Account Executive you will be working in a team with an Account Manager and Account Director so there is plenty of support and mentoring on offer to ensure your skills are developed on a daily basis. If you're an Account Executive with a min of 12 months agency experience and you'd like to find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.