The Drum Jobs 27 August 2014 11:11:20 +0000 Artworker An established agency based in Cheshire is looking for an Artworker/Mac Operator to join their studio team. You will be responsible for producing Artwork for a variety of printed materials including POS, brochures, DM, catalogues and leaflets. Essential skills include InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop. The ability to adhere to brand guidelines and deadlines is key. This is a dual role which will suit someone who is keen to develop new technical skills in the future. The other aspect of this role (which will come at a later stage) will be to organise data through bespoke software which will run through internal systems and then create printable PDF’s for POS. You will also be creating POS templates and making sure the data is accurate so the systems run smoothly. In-depth training will be provided for the technical aspect of this role, however, any previous experience within a similar environment would be a distinct advantage but not essential. 26 August 2014 14:02:21 +0000 Marketing Account Executive / Senior Account Exec Account Executive / Senior Account Exec, Marketing Agency in Manchester A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an Account Executive / Senior Account Exec to join an award winning integrated agency based in Manchester. The Account Executive will support a busy Account Management team to ensure the client`s objectives are met on a day to day basis; writing briefs, attending meetings, client liaison, liaising with the internal design and production teams and take responsibility for the day-day- management of accounts and working closely with the team to deliver an exceptional client service As an Account Executive / Senior Account Exec you will have the following responsibilities: - Working on a portfolio of clients - Clear understanding of client business issues and requirements - Dealing with all aspects of a client brief - Ensuring necessary actions are undertaken by the design and project teams - Working closely with the Account management to team achieve sales targets and profit margins - Attending client meetings - Completing administrative work, as required - Presenting creative work, costs and time planning As an Account Executive / Senior Account Exec you will have the following skills and experience: - High levels of organisation - Keen eye for detail - Excellent spoken and written communication skills - Excellent people skills - Good business sense and the ability to work to budgets - Previous experience within a Marketing Agency - Working within teams to deliver results This really is a fantastic opportunity for an Account Executive / Senior Account... 25 August 2014 11:11:18 +0000 Digital Account Director A first-class digital AD - or SAM who's ready for progression - is required by one of the region’s - and indeed UK's - leading agencies to take responsibility for high-profile accounts and their strategic and profitable development, as they seek to further strengthen their already extensive digital capability. Suitable candidates will have a strong grasp of - and an outstanding track record in - digital marketing, ideally gained in an integrated environment, and will also have been heavily involved in the creative and planning process. A high level of versatility is essential, as  is the ability to work across all platforms, and extensive experience of major clients. The ability and confidence to lead clients and colleagues in planning and implementing digital strategies and campaigns is essential. As well as having been well-schooled in all of the main agency disciplines/practices, you will also have a real passion for brands and creativity (and digital!), a lively personality, and the ability to inspire loyalty and respect from colleagues and clients alike, setting high standards and ensuring the delivery of campaigns that achieve (and exceed) objectives in a timely, creative and profitable manner. And you'll be expected to contribute to new business. If this sounds like you, and you’re ready for a new challenge in one of the best agencies around, get in touch now! Call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV to 22 August 2014 16:04:49 +0000 Creative Do you consider yourself an ideas person? Here at HAVAS LYNX we work as a team on projects of all shapes and sizes. Creativity and ideas lie at the heart of everything we do and we now have an exciting opportunity for a Creative to join our award winning Studio. We’re looking for someone who has a passion for coming up with creative concepts and is confident creating incredible pieces for print and digital. Day to day you will work with Account Handlers, Writers and Developers and we’re seeking someone who is comfortable working in a multi-disciplinary team, thinking of ideas one day, designing them the next, then crafting them the day after. We hope you’d be passionate and proud of your work and that you keep an eye on the finer details. We’re very proud of our heritage and culture, so in return, you’ll find HAVAS LYNX is a sociable, friendly environment. We place a great deal of focus on the development of our people, supporting you and providing ample opportunity to advance your career.  Sounds like the perfect role for you? Great - please send your CV and portfolio to Aimee via 21 August 2014 16:04:35 +0000 Brand Account Director / Senior Account Director Brand Account Director / Senior Account Director - Manchester: 40 - 50K This is a great opportunity for an Account Director with Brand Creation, Strategy and Activation experience, who is looking for an exciting step up in their career. Working for an established Manchester agency with a great tradition for innovative, award winning work, they are looking for someone who will be an integral part of their growth plans. It goes without saying that the Account Director will be used to influencing key decision makers within major clients, preferably within a B2C environment. They will be excellent people-managers able to inspire and get the best out of people and will be used to managing high profile creative campaigns across a range of channels. Additionally they will be able to demonstrate significant experience of strategy planning to maximise ROI for clients. A passion from Brand is essential. This is a highly rewarding role that will offer variety and challenge on a daily basis. For more information contact me for a confidential chat. Blue Skies specialise in Marketing Recruitment covering Clientside, Account Handling, PR and Executive. We also have a specialist Creative Recruitment team. We offer unrivalled opportunities across all specialisms and industry sectors, presenting you with only the best marketing jobs. Although we try to respond to all applications, the high number we receive means this isn`t always possible. If you have not heard from us within 72 hours, please assume that your application has not been successful. For more information, visit... 21 August 2014 15:03:18 +0000 PPC Executive PPC Executive   Our client is an exciting and dynamic digital agency based in South Manchester. They are actively looking to recruit an ambitious PPC Executive to join their team. This agency is full of talented, creative thinkers who have made a very positive impact in the market. Specialising in social media, SEO, PPC, display and affiliates, they have secured a number of well-known clients and are in a period of growth, which allows the recruitment of a PPC Executive, with a passion for all things ‘digital’. Reporting to the PPC Manager, you will be responsible for building strong, solid relationships with your clients as well as creating, developing and optimising their PPC campaigns. You will be able to provide research on these accounts and by keeping up to date with trends, present ideas on how to improve their campaigns and increase conversion. We are looking for someone with: ·         At least 1 years experience in PPC ·         Basic knowledge of Google Analytics and Google Adwords ·         An understanding of display advertising, social media and email marketing ·         Agency experience ·         Exposure to relevant PPC tools ·         A strong communicator and a proactive nature If this sounds of interest to you, please apply now! 18 August 2014 17:05:57 +0000 PR Account Manager A fast-growing integrated agency is looking for an enthusiastic and ambitious PR Account Manager to join its friendly and hardworking team. You’ll need to be passionate and committed, with a keen sense of personal responsibility, the ability and maturity to take ownership of your own accounts and the flexibility to work across varied accounts – a mixture of b2b and b2c. The ideal candidate will have industry experience to at least Senior Account Executive level, the ability to establish and develop relationships with media contacts and key clients, 1st class writing and communication skills, a sound knowledge of digital/social media, and the confidence to deal at all levels. Experience of the property sector would be a distinct advantage, although the right skill-set and personality are more important. You will be given as much responsibility as you can handle and the chance to progress at the earliest opportunity – entirely on your own merit. The environment is grown-up, so you must be a self-starter who is able to work on their own initiative and achieve positive results without close supervision; in that way contributing to the continued growth and success of the business. (And your contribution will be strongly encouraged, recognised and rewarded.) So, if you’re ready for a new challenge, feel that you can make a difference and are looking for more scope and responsibility in a flexible but busy and professional work environment, call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV to   13 August 2014 17:05:33 +0000 Designer (Print&Digital) Creative agency based in Manchester are looking for a Middleweight Designer to join the team. This exciting post plays a key role as part of the companies continuing growth. The ideal candidate will posses excellent design skills across both print and digital platforms. The successful candidate will take projects from initial brief and concept through to design and launch. Projects will vary from websites, social media campaigns and web banners through to magazine adverts, brochures and POS.  Any experience with HTML, CSS and responsive design would be highly beneficial. 13 August 2014 16:04:09 +0000 Account Director - Integrated agency Account Director, Full Service Agency, Manchester, 40-45K Blue Skies Recruitment are working with a fantastic award winning agency that is looking for an Account Director to join their busy team in Salford Quays, Manchester. The Agency is looking to recruit a proactive Account Director who has a passion for marketing and the desire to work on major national accounts. You`ll be excited and motivated by finding new solutions and the right ideas to solve clients` challenges. Some of the Skills and responsibilities required .... - Build a solid understanding of clients` business objectives and provide timely and relevant marketing advice to help them achieve their campaign goals - Oversee the delivery of through the line campaigns. - You are a commercial-thinker, with the ability to deliver to agreed commercial metrics and revenue forecasts - You`ll know when to involve other people from the business and will be able to connect the agency`s subject matter experts with client stakeholders to ensure we are providing clients the right level of insight and expertise at the right time - Identify issues in campaign delivery or effectiveness and make recommendations to resolve - A natural problem solver who can instil confidence in those around you - Experience .... - Experience as an Account Director within an integrated agency working with major consumer clients. - Experience planning Marketing strategies. - Proven track record growing accounts. If this sounds like you apply now! Account Director, Full Service Agency, Salford Quays, Manchester 40-45k Blue Skies... 13 August 2014 11:11:26 +0000 Graphic Designer Well established organisation based North of Manchester is looking for a Web Designer to join their growing team.  Your main responsibilities will include,creating assets to be used across brand websites, producing emailers, conceptualising new marketing material, as well as designing across digital channels such as mobile, desktop and app, so a good knowledge of the digital industry would be advantageous for this role. You must have proficient skills in Indesign, Photoshop and Illustrator, as well as this it would be beneficial if you had experience in the following software areas: HTML, CSS, Flash & JQuery although this is not essential.  Any experience within a similar role in the fashion/retail sector would be highly beneficial for this position. If you feel this role matches your experience please send through your CV as well as a portfolio of work. 12 August 2014 19:07:22 +0000 Artworker Artworker (Junior / Mid - level), Wilmslow, Cheshire, 18-21K, Permanent Brilliant opportunity for a Junior Mid - level Artworker to join an established agency with ambitious growth plans. Based in Wilmslow, within an easy reach of Stockport and Manchester, this agency is highly regarded and its an exciting time to be joining as they have a number of major projects coming up. They are looking for an Artworker with experience of working within an agency, handling multiple projects at once. Passion and the ability to multi-task are essential to ensure a high quality output is delivered on time. You can expect to work on a wide range of Digital projects as the agencys Artworker and therefore you must be able to demonstrate in your portfolio experience of online. If you are an Artworker, looking for the next step in your career within an ambitious business, then please apply now so you dont miss out - this is a great opportunity! Artworker (Junior / Mid - level), Wilmslow, Cheshire, 18-21K, Permanent Blue Skies specialise in Marketing Recruitment covering Clientside, Account Handling, PR and Executive. We also have a specialist Creative Recruitment team. We offer unrivalled opportunities across all specialisms and industry sectors, presenting you with only the best marketing jobs. Although we try to respond to all applications, the high number we receive means this isn`t always possible. If you have not heard from us within 72 hours, please assume that your application has not been successful. For more information, visit and we`ll make sure we... 12 August 2014 16:04:20 +0000 Account Director Account Director: Manchester 40 - 45K One of the North West's most prominent Marketing agencies are looking for an strategic, commercially minded Account Director to join their Manchester office. Its a great role working with a high profile national Retail client and will offer the successful applicant a great platform from which to progress their career within the agency. If you want to play an integral part in developing award-winning campaigns within an ambitious agency, this is an opportunity not to be missed. The Account Director will manage one of the agencies key clients building relationships with stakeholders across the business to understand the various strands of the organisation. Becoming a key extension of their Marketing function to provide insight driven strategic advice, you will be responsible for overseeing the delivery of all campaigns ensuring a high ROI is delivered. Excellent staff management and client facing skills will be essential. Its a fully integrated account including TV Advertising, experience of which would be an advantage. The Account Director must have significant experience managing a Retail account within a fully integrated agency. For more information on this exciting Account Director job contact us ASAP. Blue Skies specialise in Marketing Recruitment covering Clientside, Account Handling, PR and Executive. We also have a specialist Creative Recruitment team. We offer unrivalled opportunities across all specialisms and industry sectors, presenting you with only the best marketing jobs. Although we try to respond to all... 11 August 2014 16:04:29 +0000 Senior Designer Senior Designer Our client is a highly recognised online retail business based just outside of Manchester City Centre. They are currently looking for a Senior Creative Designer to work on one of their most important accounts. We are looking for a Mid-Weight or Senior Designer with experience in designing for both online and print content. You can come from either an agency or client side background, however you must have a strong portfolio which demonstrates your ability to be creative for brands; keeping and adhering to brand guidelines but also producing visually stunning work. You will be working alongside an experienced creative team, and liaising with in-house Account and e-commerce Managers; it’s a fun and fast paced environment. Anyone looking to work on an exciting brand is urged to get in touch! Any front-end coding skills would be advantageous.  You should also have a passion for sports! To apply, please send a CV and portfolio to: 11 August 2014 16:04:46 +0000 Account Manager - Design Agency If you're an experienced Account Manager looking for something new and exciting, you will not want to miss out on this opportunity! My client is a digital and design agency based in Manchester City Centre, and arguably one of the best in the region. Due to growth, they are on the lookout for an experienced Account Manager to join their friendly team. You will be responsible for:          Management of key client accounts within specialist sectors          Launch of ecommerce stores from design through to completion          Track, analyse and manage project schedules and budgets          Nuture client relationships, idea generation and solutions in-line with client objectives          Day to day management of production for on and offline channels. We are looking for someone with experience in managing retail, fashion, sports of lifestyle clients. Digital experience would be a massive bonus, and we are looking for someone preferably with ecommerce experience as well. This is an amazing opportunity for someone looking for a cool, impressive agency. Please get in touch for more details.  11 August 2014 11:11:00 +0000 Freelance Flash Developer We are urgently looking for an experienced Flash Developer with immediate availability for an on site project with a well established agency in Cheshire.  You must be able to demonstrate strong skills in Flash. Any experience with Adobe Air,  Xcode, Unity and HTML Canvas would be highly advantageous.  The hourly rate for this role will depend on experience. 08 August 2014 09:09:14 +0000 Senior Account Manager Brief overview With an impressive portfolio of clients across UK and Europe, this very successful integrated B2B agency is seeking a Senior Account Manager to enhance their marketing team. This agency is full of talented, creative and passionate people that have accumulated an array of awards over recent years.  They are well respected within their industry and are presently on a growth curve, hence the reason for this key opening.       The role This particular agency is mid sized and have grown steadily and sensibly which is a testament to their ethics and exceptional creative delivery on projects. The key focus of this role will be to manage the day to day relationships with key clients and contribute to the continual development of the agency. You will ensure the provision of excellent standards of service to clients, paving the way for continued growth, expansion and profitability. It is vital that you have a real passion for marketing and in particular digital, combined with an excellent sense of commerciality and outstanding communication skills. And as you will be joining an already great client services team, you need to prove that you have what it takes to maintain the highest levels of client service. What we’re looking for Due to the key position of this role within the agency, it is important that you have acquired at least five years B2B agency or client side marketing experience.     It goes without saying that an important part of this role will be creating and implementing... 07 August 2014 15:03:40 +0000 Senior Designer Synergy Is an award winning agency with over 18 years trading experience. We are now looking for a passionate creative to join our team who has a good eye for layout, typography and able to work across multiple disciplines. You will be expected to have a sound grasp of Adobe Creative Suite and a good understanding of print and production processes. Any digital skills would also prove to be an advantage. This is a great opportunity to join small but busy team based just outside of Chorley in a beautiful barn conversion. If you feel you have what it takes to step up to the mark then please send your CV and portfolio to Please include current salary with your application. We will only respond to applications that are successful and invite you to attend an interview at the agency. 04 August 2014 16:04:13 +0000 Trade Marketing Manager - leading sports brand Our client is a leading sports manufacturer based just outside Manchester. Following continued expansion, they are seeking a Trade Marketing Manager to join the team.  To be considered for this role we'd love to speak to candidates who have experience of running trade marketing campaigns for sports or other FMCG brands.  As Trade Marketing Manager you will lead the marketing relationships with retailers across UK & Ireland. You'll have solid retail sector knowledge and will be used to working alongside sales teams to maximise the achievement of business goals.  You will manage a small team so previous management experience is required.   This is a terrific opportunity with a global sports brand.  You'll be out and about much of the time visiting retailers and implementing marketing campaigns so the role comes with a company car too. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.  04 August 2014 10:10:50 +0000 Digital Project Manager - top Manchester agency We're working with one of the North West's best known Digital agencies - they have an excellent reputation and a strong technical team. We're searching for a talented Digital Project Manager to come on board and work on a brand new key account. This is an urgent requirement and we're looking for someone who has a proven track record in a Digital agency where they have managed all aspects of digital projects from concept to completion. It is absolutely essential for this role that you have an excellent understanding of software development projects and that your technical knowledge is second to none. You should be a Digital Project Manager in a Digital agency with experience of process design & implementation, emerging web technologies and be able to provide technical consultancy to blue chip clients. This agency is definitely in it's growth phase and it is an exciting time to be involved in one of the fastest growing digital agencies in the North. 01 August 2014 16:04:45 +0000 Mid - Senior Copywriter Brief overview: We are looking for a mid-senior level Copywriter for an award winning integrated agency based in the heart of Manchester. The agency has an incredibly strong heritage and this new role is purely down to growth and client retention.   Traditionally a B2B agency, they are now expanding into new territories with fresh ideas supported by a very talented creative team.   The role: We are looking for someone who is full of ideas and not afraid to roll their sleeves up - the nature of the business means you will be able to dive into long copy one minute and be thinking about an award winning idea the next.   You will be integral part of the creative team, working alongside another writer, the CD and fellow creatives.  You will be working across a breadth of online and offline campaigns, and clients who are market leaders in their respective fields. The agency has been around for some time but has changed significantly over the last few years; they are free of ego and not afraid of a bit of hard graft!      What we’re looking for: This role is really about getting the right mix of people and skills, in order to build a really strong team and deliver a superb service to a wide range of exciting well-known brands.   You will be comfortable with big ideas, snappy headlines as well as detailed long copy.  You will also be able to understand complex and specialist brand propositions and able to present your ideas internally and externally.  We envisage that you will have no less... 31 July 2014 15:03:22 +0000 PR Account Executive Brief overview This is a first class opportunity to work for an innovative and growing  full service integrated agency in their PR division. You will be joining a  team which has won numerous accolades and awards over the last decade and is filled with talented, creative and passionate people, and can boast a full and varied client portfolio across the B2B and consumer sectors.   The role You will work very closely with the senior account management team and be actively involved in liaising with clients to meet their requirements, attend planning and  review meetings in order to deliver a proactive and responsive service.  You will also work closely with other members of the marketing team which will broaden your skills and enhance personal career development.  Needless to say, you will be involved in proactive and reactive media engagement, including identifying new opportunities to promote clients and reacting quickly to events.  What we’re looking for First off, you will need to be adept at writing and distributing press releases in addition to drafting copy for other marketing materials such as web and social content, feature articles or adverts.   There are many other projects you will potentially get involved in such as events or driving online campaigns which will make your role diverse and interesting.  You will need to have a solid grounding and awareness of PR from relevant practical experience within an agency or marketing communications environment but most of all a can-do attitude and a... 27 August 2014 17:05:42 +0000 Programme Planner Programme Planner, ITIL I am currently looking for a Programme Planner for a piece of work in the North West. the ideal candidate should have experience ITIL, Service Design, Digital Transformation, Cloud Hosting service and Service Improvements. The role holder will develop, manage and successfully deliver complex, high value-projects taking direct responsibility for the successful delivery of all elements, to specified levels of time, budget and quality. The successful candidate will run the project working alongside a 3rd parties, multiple suppliers and have strong communication skills. If you are available to commence a new contract immediately, then please send an up to date CV or contact me directly. Security Clearance Level Required: BPSS + DIS SCOTLAND 27 August 2014 15:03:27 +0000 .Net Developer - Contract Expression of Interest - Contract .NET Developer Roles Multiple Roles C#/MVC/ASP.NET Competitive Rates Due to an upturn in market conditions, beITrecruitment anticipate a need for a significant number of .NET developers to join multiple Manchester based projects on long term contracts. The roles themselves will range from entry level positions through to senior development roles and encompasses work within the technology, healthcare, defence and financial sectors across Greater Manchester. The roles themselves will be available within a multitude of companies ranging from large scale multi-nationals through to local SME's and everything in between. I will be holding face to face meetings in Manchester over the next few weeks in order to ascertain candidate suitability and look forward to discussing both the positions, and your background in more detail at your convenience.  Key Skills include: - A strong background working with .NET technologies including C# and ASP.NET - Expansive commercial experience with SQL Server - Strong knowledge of MVC and WPF - Previous core knowledge of Object Oriented development - HTML/CSS Desirable Skills: - Commercial exposure to Agile development Candidates applying for these roles must have full rights to work in the UK and be available to start work within a four week notice period. For more information or to apply contact mark at beResources. 27 August 2014 12:12:05 +0000 Digital Media Field Sales Executive Digital Media Field Sales Manchester £25k basic + Uncapped Commission Are you an experienced sales professional? Do you love consultative sales? If so read on... The Company; This company has one aim. To serve their clients with passion and integrity, whilst delivering outstanding return on investment through an intelligent, pro-active approach to Organic and Paid Search. They are a group of experienced search engine marketeers; results-driven online marketing players; search engine lovers; believers in good usability and intuitive customer journeys; passionate believers in excellent customer service and a company who wants things to be done better for their clients. A collection of like-minded search specialists brought together by a simple goal; to improve their client's profit. The Role; We are now looking for an experienced SEO sales person who wants to work in a more ethical and higher earning role selling SEO, PPC, Facebook advertising and digital media. Our client is one of the fastest growing companies in the field and is well regarded in the industry as one of the best. They work for some of the largest clients in the UK and are expanding their team currently to accommodate their fast client growth. This role will suit you if you have been an SEO Sales Person, a digital sales person, Internet marketing sales, field sales, sales executive or sales manager - in SEO or PPC In this role you will have opportunities:- * for progression * for career development * to meet clients * to take part in expos/exhibitions * for travel *. Very high... 27 August 2014 11:11:42 +0000 Head of Planning Our client is a leading integrated agency based in Manchester. They are currently seeking a Head of Planning to join the agency in a senior & board level appointment. To be considered for this role, we are looking for a Planning heavyweight who has a proven track record in senior planning roles gained agency side over several years. You'll head up a planning team so management skills are essential and you will play a pivotal role in providing strategic brand planning for several blue chip, global client accounts. This is not a role where a strategic AD can side-step into planning, we do need to hear from established senior planners who are keen to make a significant career move and become one of the most instrumental business drivers within this agency. You'll have knowledge of multiple channels - the agency is fully integrated and they have a solid digital offering too. To find out more and to have a confidential chat, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.