The Drum Jobs 26 May 2016 12:12:24 +0000 New Business Executive/Manager A successful and growing south Manchester integrated agency is looking for a highly-motivated and effective new business developer to manage tactical new business activities within the agency and support the New Business Director in developing and winning new business.  This is a key role that requires a strong results orientation, together with the ability to work autonomously and proactively in pursuit of agreed targets, and will involve identifying prospects, background research, management of the agency’s CRM activity/mailing campaigns, networking, PR, and the development of new business prospects in the short, medium AND longer-term. You will also have some account handling responsibility. A minimum 3/4 years’ experience in a similar role (in marcomms. or media) is required, together with excellent organisational, time-management, communication and presentation skills, and a consultative selling style. The agency has a good story to tell, a strong team in place, and will fully support your efforts, whilst also encouraging your own personal development. The targets are realistic and the rewards/benefits package highly competitive. In order to be considered, please call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV to 25 May 2016 14:02:58 +0000 Junior Designer Junior Designer Manchester Our client is a great Manchester city centre agency with a lovely client list and a track record of producing outstanding creative.  They are looking for a talented Junior Designer who has gained some internship or placement experience (the more the better) that they can develop and help you to grow. You should be a strong designer, good at concepts as well as crafting, with good technical skills. It would be an added bonus if you had skills such as HTML/CSS or have dabbled in areas such as Animation and Motion Graphics, as extra strings to your bow in a small versatile design studio would be beneficial, but at the very least the willingness to develop your skills in new areas is a must.  You should be keen to learn with a really good work ethic, you’ll be expected to get your head down and do the exciting design briefs as well as the bread and butter design briefs! c£18k   25 May 2016 14:02:53 +0000 Account Manager Account Manager Manchester This is a fantastic opportunity for an Account Manager to join a top agency. They are a young agency who have experienced exceptional growth in recent times, and their reputation and client base continues to grow including some major consumer brand names. You will be responsible for handling a number of major consumer brands, and deliver innovative projects with excellence and enthusiasm. You will need to think strategically, generate fantastic ideas and deliver a high standard of results. You should be a passionate, ambitious, self-starter who can contribute to a winning culture. Any experience with retail and consumer clients, and shopper marketing, would be highly beneficial. They provide constant commitment to your continued training and will guide you in developing your professional career and progressing towards Account Director level. £25-30k                                                                M7721 25 May 2016 14:02:15 +0000 Account Director - Medcomms Account Director - Medcomms Cheshire £40-50k plus benefits With an exceptional track record, this agency is a leader in the Medical Communications field.  They are growing and are seeking an additional Account Director, to work at a senior level with clients and to develop and manage exceptional client relationships.  You should have already gained experience within the medical marketing and communications field, either from within an agency or clientside.  Strong strategically, you should be able to provide direction to your clients, as well as effectively managing a team of account handlers. The company has a fantastic working environment and an excellent remuneration package.   M7615 25 May 2016 14:02:57 +0000 Head of Client Services Head of Client Services Macclesfield c£75k This is a senior level role, providing strategic and commercial direction of a business unit within a sizeable agency. This is a leadership role, involving developing long-term client relationships at a very senior level in order to deliver sustained business growth across a portfolio of clients, whilst also identifying new business opportunities.  You’ll manage a team of Account Handlers, ensuring they are hitting their objectives, as well as developing them in line with business demands and needs.  You should have relevant commercial and operational experience within the pharma, healthcare or medcomms sectors, as well as being recognised as a strong, senior leader, able to lead discussion on marketing strategy, product positioning and able to influence direction for brands and products at all stages of development. M7730 20 May 2016 16:04:39 +0000 Senior Account Manager Passionate about brands and creativity? Experienced in ALL 'mainstream' media, and with a solid grounding in digital/social in an integrated environment? And also seriously ambitious?  If so, one of the region’s most successful agencies wants to hear from you… They’re growing fast, extremely busy, and in need of additional strategic input on a number of high-profile accounts (though you’ll also need to be very 'hands-on'). The range of work is extensive, the work itself outstanding, and the environment you’ll be working in, fast-moving, dynamic and creative. You’ll be an accomplished AM/SAM with a track-record of brand-building success in a known and recognised agency (recognised for its strategic and creative excellence, that is). And you’ll be skilled in interpreting briefs, inspiring creatives and clients, developing relationships, and also managing processes smoothly and efficiently (and, of course, profitably) through to completion. The agency in question is going from strength to strength and is highly regarded by both its clients and peers. And this is an excellent opportunity for a tip-top AM/SAM seeking genuine progression. To find out more, call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV to 20 May 2016 16:04:38 +0000 (Junior) Account Manager - Integrated A great opportunity for a Junior Account Manager seeking a new challenge (or Senior Account Executive ready for progression). Due to continued growth, an integrated specialist agency requires an additional account handler with experience - and a good knowledge - of all the main disciplines, especially digital, together with good client handling and project management skills, and the ability to learn quickly on the job. Working in a busy environment, and reporting to an SAM, you must be able to steer campaigns from conception through to profitable completion, developing client relationships in the process and also helping to develop opportunities for revenue growth. Versatility, commercial awareness and the ability to liaise effectively at all levels, internally and externally, are all key to this role, as are creative appreciation, a keen eye for quality and detail and good analytical skills. A degree in Marketing or a business-related discipline is essential. You should have 2-3 years’ experience and - above all – the desire to be part of a winning team. Call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV to 20 May 2016 11:11:13 +0000 Midweight / Senior Designer Job Title: Midweight / Senior Designer Location: North Manchester Salary: £20,000 - £35,000 About the Designer Role This is an exciting opportunity to work with one of today’s most exciting high street retailers. With a passion for fashion they are a dynamic company that offer their customers a unique retail experience. Due to continued growth they seek a Midweight / Senior Designer to assist in the delivery of creative output. You will assist the Conversion Manager by supporting and creating direction for the ecommerce design team. About You You will have an excellent eye for detail and be able to understand designing digitally for conversion with a good understanding of responsive design. You will be multi-disciplined as you will be required to design across desktop, mobile, app and in-touch. You will be an excellent communicator, super organised and be comfortable mentoring other members of the team. Essential Skills Adobe Creative Suite HTML, CSS, JQuery 2 years commercial experience Ecommerce experience Salary You will receive a competitive salary dependent on experience plus benefits, 28 days holiday, staff discount and fantastic career progression For more information on the design role or if you wish to apply, please send your CV to, 19 May 2016 16:04:48 +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 accounts, due to growth and recent client wins. This is the perfect opportunity for an Account Director to join a highly successful and respected agency, which has very exciting times ahead. If you love working on creative campaigns for retail and FMCG brands, this is the ideal opportunity for you. 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... 19 May 2016 11:11:44 +0000 Senior Content Designer Directorate, Service Area:  Communication, Digital Communications Position title: Senior Content Designer Location: Town Hall Extension, Level 7, Manchester M60 2LA Grade: Grade 7 £27,924 to £30,978 (bar £30,178) per annum Hours: 35 per week Contract:  Permanent Closing date: 19 June 2016   We are looking to recruit a dynamic and passionate Senior Content Officer whose main focus will be to create online content and journeys that meet our users' needs, taking responsibility for designing, writing and editing content that re-invents public services for the digital age.   You will work closely with services across the Council, building excellent relationships at every level. You'll be able to absorb and analyse information, and rewrite complex language and processes, using plain English and GDS guidelines, to make content easy to understand and deliver compelling digital services.   Using analytics and data alongside your ideas and passion for improving users' experience, your content will be mobile - first, clear, concise and wholly geared towards the user. You'll see through the language of policies and procedures to what users want to know. And once content is live , you'll manage its continuing usefulness, relevance to users, and timely removal.   As Senior Content Officer you will manage a small team of web content officers and editors, guiding them to develop digital skills including writing content for the web, user-centred design practices, HTML, website accessibility standards,... 18 May 2016 14:02:13 +0000 Media Asset Controller Manchester United Television Ltd   Manchester United is unlike any other football club in the world. Inspiring over 333 million passionate followers and enjoying unparalleled success both on and off the pitch, we are one of the world’s truly iconic brands. MUTV, our busy and successful television channel, offers supporters exclusive access to the match-day build-up, hourly news bulletins, exclusive player interviews and thrilling coverage of every match.   The following permanent vacancy has arisen within MUTV/ MU Media:   Media Asset Controller   Reporting into the Media Services Manager the purpose of this role is to manage Manchester United’s media archive and future media, incorporating integration into a Media Asset Manager (MAM) based editing environment, and cross media Digital Asset Manager (DAM).   The ideal candidate will have knowledge of broadcast and digital techniques and ideally have a relevant qualification in broadcasting. Experience in the following is also required – MAM/DAM Management, Adobe Premiere, Creative Cloud, video codecs and containers.   Location:  This role will be based at the Stadium Site, Chester Road Building   Manchester United Limited & MUTV are Equal Opportunities Employers and recognises the importance of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults in our work place.   URL to Apply- 16 May 2016 10:10:48 +0000 PPC Account Director - leading Manchester agency Our client is a leading global digital agency who are based in Manchester. We're on the hunt for a PPC Account Director who will take responsibility for one of their largest client accounts and who will drive and grow this account.  You'll have a pedigree agency background and you will already be operating at the Account Director level. We're keen to talk to individuals who are totally obsessed with numbers and forecasting and who can demonstrate a proven track record in planning and executing successful PPC strategies for clients.  You will be comfortable working with significant budgets and working alongside other digital teams (SEO, Content, Social, Display) to maximise the effectiveness of digital marketing in driving growth and conversion.  We are looking for a PPC Account Director who builds strong client relationships and who immerses themself and team into clients' business, understanding their challenges, objectives and markets to deliver innovative and ambitious PPC plans and strategy. The agency has a terrific roster of clients, is a very sociable place to work and is known as one of the most successful agencies in the North West. To find out more, contact Fiona Christian ASAP.   11 May 2016 13:01:40 +0000 Senior Developer (PHP & JavaScript) A dynamic, fast-growing agency is looking for a PHP & JavaScript developer who is dedicated, ambitious and can hit the ground running. You will be a part of a team responsible for all aspects of digital design, from websites through to apps and bespoke platforms, and responsible for the full product life cycle from the initial specification, through to developing, testing, launching, and advising on new technologies. Your main responsibilities will be as follows: • Write 'clean', well-designed code • Produce detailed specifications/documentation • Troubleshoot, test and maintain software and databases to ensure effective optimisation and functionality • Contribute at all stages of the development lifecycle • Develop new features • Manage the deployment of internet providers, hosting of web applications, server maintenance • Encourage open communication between team members, suggesting and driving forward ideas about how the team can work more effectively together This is a key position in the agency, which requires the following: • Good working knowledge of developing systems using PHP and MySQL • A clear understanding of object-oriented programming • Experience working with PHP frameworks • Excellent knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, LESS, SASS, jQuery, Javascript, AJAX, PhoneGap, etc. • Experience of open source projects like WordPress, Drupal, Symfony, Magento, osCommerce, etc. • Good knowledge of relational databases, version control tools and of developing web services •... 11 May 2016 13:01:22 +0000 Senior Account Manager (Integrated) An exciting opportunity in a prestigious agency… As part of their strategy for 2016, one of the region’s most highly-rated agencies is looking to recruit a high-calibre SAM, in order to help them manage existing workloads and stimulate further growth. You’ll be working with one of the best teams in the business on high-profile brand-building (and brand response!) campaigns and should already be an established, fully-integrated and well-rounded SAM with a wide range of TTL experience and proven strategic know-how. You’ll be hands-on, creative, a born leader, with the ability to motivate and inspire others, and highly commercial in approach (with a keen eye for the bottom line). Sounds like you, right? Of course it does! So please get in touch ASAP. This is a rare opportunity, and there are real prospects for a top performer. Call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV to 10 May 2016 16:04:37 +0000 Senior Digital Account Executive We are really excited to be working with this exciting and progressive Digital agency based in Manchester City Centre. They are looking for a Senior Digital Account Executive to join their team, to work on a variety of web, mobile and app projects. This agency is renowned for their insight, creativity and technical innovation, allowing their projects to be current, modern and visually stunning. With a team of almost 30 professionals in their city centre based offices, they are looking for a Senior Account Executive to support their client services function. You will be attending client meetings, requirement gathering and briefing internal creative and development teams on projects. You will be involved in the idea generation stage, and report back to the client to keep them updated with progress. We are therefore looking for someone with strong communication skills and an agency background within web-based projects. This isn’t a marketing role, but you will be working on large, well-known clients – making it the ideal opportunity for someone looking to work with exciting brands! Opportunities like this are rare! Please apply now to be considered: 09 May 2016 11:11:05 +0000 Account Executive A highly creative Marketing Agency in Manchester is on the lookout for a proactive, confident and efficient Account Executive to join its highly talented and friendly team. Roles like this are exceptionally rare. As an Account Executive, you will be working across an eclectic mix of clients across both B2B and B2C, ranging from large, national businesses to smaller growing brands and supporting the Account Manager in delivering completely TTL campaigns for these clients. You would be working across multiple different channels, including social, DM, brochure and print work, branding, digital/web and email and therefore getting exposure to the full marketing mix! You will be dealing and managing client relationships day to day – so excellent communication skills are vital! In addition to this, you will be providing quotes and estimates, timing plans, keeping track of your projects and providing copy and content for the agency’s website. This is however, a client facing role and you'll be confident in going to client meetings alongside a Senior Account Manager.  If you have previous Agency or Client-side experience, either as a work placement or part of a year in industry – apply now to be considered! 06 May 2016 14:02:32 +0000 Digital Account Manager - with social Our client is a well respected digital agency based in Manchester city centre. We're on the lookout for a client facing Digital Account Manager to join the team.  You will work on a range of global clients and will be responsible for the successful delivery of digital campaigns - these will encompass content, community, creative, development and paid media elements of the digital mix.  So evidently you'll be a digital all-rounder but we'd like someone who is particularly interested in social engagement and who is very much an ideas driven individual.  You will have in-depth knowledge of social media management and reporting tools - e.g. Hootsuite, Conversocial, Brandwatch etc.  You'll be very comfortable working directly for your clients, coming up with new strategies and reporting on existing campaigns to feed future decision making.  This is a terific role with great promotion possibilities and the agency works with some top name brands.  To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP. 03 May 2016 12:12:58 +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.  03 May 2016 10:10:34 +0000 Graphic Designer The role requires a creative all-rounder who can think up ideas, capture them in a format that can be presented, and prepare the artwork where necessary. For further detail see ‘Responsibilities’ below. ATOM is a specialist, friendly team. The successful candidate will be personable and able to work informally with others, and may be expected to take part in idea-generation sessions. The nature of the work will vary, so the candidate will need to be able to ‘shift gear’, adapting their approach for the task at hand and the time available. Example: working in a lo-res ‘just good enough’ style to quickly spruce up a Powerpoint; shifting to a more traditional formal manner for a specific leaflet brief. 02 May 2016 16:04:09 +0000 Senior Account Manager - top agency in Manchester Our client is a well established agency based in Manchester.  We're looking for a Senior Account Manager who has a proven track record in working with retail sector clients (ideally grocery) and you will work on-site with the client at their city centre offices.  To be considered for this role, you will have a strong background in agency account management, ideally with knowledge of local marketing campaigns and direct mail/door drops.  The role is very process driven and you'll manage a large number of stakeholder relationships and work to a number of contractual KPIs.  You'll have good knowledge of print production techniques and be a sound project manager.  This is a great opportunity to essentially work in-house whilst still working agency side.  You'll be an extension of the client marketing team and will be involved in all planning and strategy. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.  27 May 2016 21:09:50 +0000 MS Dynamics NAV Account Manager - Manchester MS Dynamics NAV, NAVISION, Account Manager, Gold Partner, ERP, Manchester, Cheshire, North West This company are one of the UK's fastest growing and most successful Gold Partners in the UK. Due to a high volume of projects won this year so far, they are now looking to grow their NAV team by the addition of an account manager. The successful applicant can look forward to joining an international environment with the sole focus of NAV, ensuring that their delivery exceeds their clients expectations. Skills Needed: A minimum of 4 years experience with Dynamics NAV in an account manager capacity. Proven experience within customer service. Any other experience in account management of other Dynamics suite products. Experience in selling other ERP systems will also be beneficial. The successful candidate can look forward to joining an organisation that is going from strength to strength. They are offerring a salary between £50,000 - £70,000 depending on experience along with a lucrative benefits package that includes: OTE £90,000. Annual bonuses - company wide incentives Healthcare and Insurance. Pension Great working environment This is a great opportunity for you to join one of the fastest growing companies in the UK, working in a challenging environment with some of the best MS Dynamics NAV professionals in the country and gain exposure to some of the most recent versions of MS Dynamics NAV. Dynamic Nation is a rapidly expanding recruitment company... 27 May 2016 16:04:29 +0000 PPC Executive This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast growing digital agency in South Manchester as PPC Executive. Our client are looking for someone who is hard working, analytical and has the enthusiasm to be a key part of their delivery team. They are looking at PPC Executive level as they are keen to add the right talent to the team with someone who is used to managing multiple, demanding campaigns. This agency works with a range of clients varying from fashion, health and household including well-known brands and smaller independents. You will ideally have experience of Paid social campaigns.  As a PPC Executive you will be tasked with building strong relationships with both new and existing clients. You will be responsible for reporting on clients PPC performance, using excel for reporting, so excellent maths skills would be beneficial. You will provide research on both internal and external paid search accounts, and will offer thinking on how to increase conversions. The agency takes a multichannel approach so you will work alongside social, email and SEO. This agency offers a great working environment, with a fun collaborative team with plenty of opportunity for training and development throughout the role. They are a social bunch, with regular team nights outs! They are looking for a self-starting individual, with a passion for all things digital who wants to join an exciting agency. Responsibilities Create, develop, optimise and maintain client PPC campaigns based on KPI’s Provide reporting (daily, weekly, monthly) Manage internal and... 27 May 2016 16:04:48 +0000 Account Manager We are working with one of the most exciting and successful 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 Account Managers to take the lead on new accounts, due to growth and recent client wins. This is the perfect opportunity for an Account Manchester to join a highly successful and respected agency, which has very exciting times ahead. If you love working on creative campaigns for retail and FMCG brands, this is the ideal opportunity for you. As an Account Manager, you will be responsible for devising and managing creative shopper marketing and promotional campaigns for your clients; some of the biggest brands in the world. 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. You will be supporting your Account Director in helping the growth of the account, and be part of an incredible team in it’s journey to becoming one of the most recommended agencies in the world. We are looking for experienced Account Mangers looking to progress in a rewarding environment. We’re specifically looking for people with BTL, shopper and/or events experience – or with a strong interest in these fields, 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... 27 May 2016 15:03:22 +0000 Account Director, Full Service Marketing Agency Account Director, Marketing Agency Preston £40,000 to £50,000 Have you ever thought about running your own Marketing agency but not had the financial resources to get started? If so, this Top 50 Marketing agency in Lancashire could well be for you! They are looking for an Account Director who will grow their own portfolio of clients utilising the agencies impressive in-house Creative, Content and Digital teams - all whilst earning a generous salary with bonuses paid on the profit you generate for the business.  The agency have been established for many years and have an impressive reputation for the quality of their work. They offer a great work culture that is friendly and welcoming and a far cry from the excessive hours of some of the city based agencies. In recent years they've invested significantly in developing their Digital and Content offering alongside an impressive Creative department.  Looking to continue their growth, they are looking for an Account Director who has the drive, tenacity and commercial skills to grow a portfolio of clients and pro actively drive new business to grow your roster. Support will be provided by a vastly experienced Management team and Strategy / Planning function but you will be utilising all of your Business Development, Networking and Marketing expertise to bring new clients into the agency. As clients increase you will also be given the backing and support to grow a team under you so management experience is important.  In return the agency are offering the Account Director a generous salary and... 27 May 2016 09:09:14 +0000 Senior Web Developer (C#/MVC) - (Bolton) Senior Web Developer (C#, ASP.NET, MVC) - Bolton (Commutable from Manchester, Lancashire and Merseyside) An award winning business based in Bolton is seeking a Web Developer to join its IT department. This role is with a leading online company who have a high-traffic transactional website. Working as part of a large IT team you will be utilising the latest development technologies and frameworks such as ASP.NET, C# (.Net 4.5), MVC and WebForms in an environment dedicated to best practices including clean code, TDD and SOLID principles. This Web Developer role is paying a starting salary of up to £45,000 plus benefits including the ability to chose and build your preferred IT system, pension and flexible working hours. The offices have onsite parking available and are a short walk from Bolton mainline train station. To be considered suitable for this C#/ASP.NET Web Developer position you will have previous experience in a web/commercial software development role along with strong skills in the following: - C# and ASP.NET - MVC, Web Forms - OOP (Object-oriented programming) and ORM (Object-relational mapping) such as entity framework or NHibernate To apply for this Web Developer role please send a copy of your CV quoting reference number ASH13927CH The Ashdown Group Ltd acts as an employment agency in respect of permanent vacancies and as an employment business in respect of temporary vacancies.