The Drum Jobs 24 April 2017 20:08:57 +0000 Account Executive/SAE A fast-growing agency with a high-quality portfolio is looking to boost its client services team with the immediate appointment of an Account Executive or SAE - a rising star with the personality, ambition and ability to succeed in a dynamic agency! This is an URGENT requirement!  Working in a fast-moving environment to tight deadlines, and liaising with clients, suppliers and internal agency depts, your main responsibility will be to help manage TTL (print and digital) projects/campaigns through to completion, ensuring that both client needs and agency standards are achieved, and also that work is completed on time, to budget and in line with agreed briefs.  Suitable candidates for this role will have been well trained in a professional agency environment, and should have strong organisation, co-ordination and communication skills, together with a keen eye for detail and the ability to develop strong relationships at all levels, both internally and externally. A confident manner, the ability to work effectively under pressure and a high level of application are essential. Offline experience is also essential, though digital is not (as training will be given). This is a great opportunity, if you're a second-jobber, to develop your career in an agency with much to offer – including high-level exposure to quality clients, a supportive environment and plenty of training opportunities. To find out more, call Peter Leonard NOW on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV to 24 April 2017 20:08:20 +0000 Drupal Developer  A well-known integrated agency with an established digital capability is looking for an experienced developer to take responsibility for the creation and maintenance of Drupal websites as part of their busy team. This is a key role with responsibility for ensuring best practices and coding standards are followed, as well as testing, maintenance and troubleshooting of existing websites and servers, and supporting account managers and clients with technical decisions, and providing accurate estimates. Suitable candidates will have a good knowledge of Drupal 7/8, a minimum of 3 years experience of hands-on Drupal development, strong PHP skills, and experience of Git and version control and of using front-end automation tools (Grunt, Gulp). Experience of IDE environments, such as PhpStorm and Eclipse, and server management skills are also essential, as are the willingness and ability to learn quickly and a collaborative working style. This is a great opportunity for a medium/senior-level developer to really make their mark in a growing agency, working within a supportive framework, and to play a significant part in their digital future. To find out more, call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV/URL to 21 April 2017 12:12:31 +0000 Creative Artworker Do you want to make a difference to the lives of people in Manchester? M-Four is Manchester City Council’s in-house creative team. We produce high-profile campaigns for a range of organisations across Greater Manchester. Our campaigns vary from reducing visits to A & E, raising awareness of sexual health, to promoting the Christmas Markets, and many more. Find out more about us at We are looking for an experienced creative artworker to join our award-winning studio. The successful candidate will:     Have in-depth expertise in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign     Possess excellent typographical skills     Have at least two years’ experience in a similar role     Have an excellent eye for detail     Ideally be educated to degree level. M-Four studio is a fast-paced environment and our team are required to manage a varied workload on a day-to- day basis. To assist in this process, we provide employees with access to top-of-the range kit and software to encourage the growth and development of talent. If you have passion for the work you produce, want to work in a lively, hardworking environment, and are confident you can hit the ground running, then this could be an ideal opportunity for you.   To apply, please complete the online application form and ensure that you upload relevant samples of your work to support your application.   We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of... 21 April 2017 07:07:53 +0000 Account Manager - top Wilmslow agency Our client is a well established boutique integrated agency in Wilmslow.  We're on the hunt for an Account Manager to join their growing team.  To be considered for this role, you will have a minimum of 3 years agency experience and will be able to manage clients autonomously with support from an Account Director.  This is a role that would perhaps suit someone who is frustrated by the lack of progression in a bigger agency and someone who enjoys a large degree of creative input and planning in their client relationships.  You'll manage one of the agency's top clients and will be responsible for the day to day tactical implementation of campaigns which will incorporate branding & design, advertising, promotional work (TV, POS, In-store) and digital.  This isn't a role full of churn and your days will be varied and different. The agency has been established over many years and they have an impressive client roster. A great environment to grow and develop your skills and progress your career.   If you are a Senior Account Exec' looking for promotion it's worth getting in touch too! To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian. 20 April 2017 11:11:05 +0000 Senior Client Manager - top retail agency in Manchester Our client is a leading integrated agency with a strong creative offering and a specific emphasis on shopper and consumer marketing.  They currently work with several top retail brands across the UK and we are looking for a Senior Client Manager to join the team. You will be based in Manchester and on-site with a key retail client for much of the time. You will work alongside the Business Director in driving growth and revenue across this client account and we're looking for someone who is a relationship builder, someone who can develop partnerships and who is happy working with partner FMCG brands to pitch and propose campaigns which will maximise revenue. Whilst you will work alongside the delivery team and be involved in campaigns, this role does err more towards someone who enjoys developing client relationships proactively - it is essential that you come from a creative agency background. We're looking for someone who is commercially focused and credible operating at a senior level.  To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP. 20 April 2017 11:11:55 +0000 Digital Project Manager - creative agency in Manchester Our client is a leading creative agency based just outside Manchester city centre. Following continued growth of their digital team, they are seeking a Digital Project Manager to join the team. To be considered for this role, we're looking for an established Digital Project Manager with a minimum of 3 years agency experience. You will be accomplished in all areas of project delivery from the creation of wireframes, developing requirements and scoping through to testing and launch.  As Digital Project Manager you will be client facing and we are looking for someone with excellent communication skills. You will work closely with the team of Designers and Developers and we are looking for an individual with strong multi-tasking and organisation skills too. The agency work with some top blue chip clients on a wide range of web and mobile development campaigns and it is a very creative environment.  If you're passionate about all things digital with a proven track record in digital project management gained in a digital agency environment, please get in touch with Fiona Christian ASAP. 18 April 2017 14:02:35 +0000 Account Executive - great Manchester agency This is a lovely role with a well established Manchester integrated agency. The agency has a wide range of clients in the retail sector and as such, most of their projects are around retail advertising, shopper marketing, TV, POS & In Store. It is a very creative agency and they regularly win awards. Following continued growth, they are seeking an Account Executive to join the team. We are ideally looking for someone with 12 months agency experience. As Account Executive you will work closely with an Account Manager and Account Director and be responsible for the day to day account management of several accounts. You should already be proficient in the development of creative briefs and working with Designers & Studio team members to ensure projects are completed on time. We're looking for an Account Executive who has great attention to detail and who can juggle several projects simultaneously. A great agency with lots of talented staff who you can learn from and develop your own career. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP. 12 April 2017 13:01:35 +0000 Digital Marketing Executive - top agency in Manchester Our client is a leading agency in Manchester with a well established digital team. We're currently looking for a Digital Marketing Executive to join them and this person must have a minimum of 2 years agency experience. The agency work with some top retail brands but also with a smaller number of SMEs so you will have a very broad range of audiences and budgets to work with.  A large chunk of the role will be focused on strategic SEO but will also include monitoring websites for SEO best practice, link building and implementing paid search, display and social campaigns too.  You must have a strong working knowledge of Google Analytics and be able to work across all aspects of SEO - from technical on page content through to link building campaigns. You'll be familiar with MOZ, SEMRush and Ahrefs and you will have competency in managing social media campaigns across multiple platforms.  We'd love it if you also have experience of managing email marketing campaigns with a bit of experience in Mailchimp, Dotmailer etc. This is a top agency with a lovely culture, great people and great opportunities for promotion. A superb role where you will work with some of the best digital folk in the region. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP. 11 April 2017 17:05:24 +0000 Online Display Manager, top agency in S Manchester Our client is a global advertising agency with offices across the world. We're currently recruiting for an Online Display Manager for their S Manchester Office.  The Display team works across the full spectrum of media planning and buying including standard display, mobile/tablet, programmatic planning, content led media and video. We are looking for an Online Display Manager who will be responsible for planning innovative display campaigns, ensuring campaigns are delivered at high standards and able to provide detailed insight from campaign data. Audience insights, data analysis, attribution analysis and continual optimisation are at the core of their methodology for planning, launching and managing complex display media campaigns. Their team are innovators and are continually pushing to achieve and surpass client’s goals and expectations. You will be responsible for the day to day delivery of  campaigns, including planning and buying, campaign execution and optimisation and reporting and analysis. In summary, the role will require the following: Research, plan and buy online advertising campaigns in response to our client’s briefs Proactively drive innovation within both the team and challenge the client to do the same Day-to-day management, reporting and optimisation of client’s online advertising campaigns Attend face to face meetings and phone conferences to present proposals and results to clients Line management of a display account executive, including development and training Responsible for producing in-depth... 05 April 2017 20:08:10 +0000 Mid-weight Designer/Art Director A successful integrated agency is looking for a mid-weight designer/art director to join their creative team working on a wide range of TTL campaigns. Someone who's equally happy working on design or advertising briefs. If that's you, read on... Working closely with other team members, directors and clients, your main responsibility will be the origination and development of creative and design concepts (on the mac, or with markers and layout pad), and art direction of others, in order to ensure that projects are completed on-time, and to the required standard. You’ll be a high-powered, conceptually-biased creative, with strong design skills, who's equally at home working online and offline (print, websites, landing pages, social media, email campaigns, etc.), and you must have excellent communication and project/time management skills, together with the the ability to think commercially and strategically. A high level of proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign is essential, and any additional skills (video editing, motion graphics, UX/UI design & information architecture) would be welcome, but are NOT essential. This is an outstanding opportunity for a talented, multi-skilled creative to join a top agency at an exciting stage in its development. Call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV/samples to   05 April 2017 16:04:06 +0000 Senior Account Manager Havas Lynx is a healthcare advertising network with over 260 employees - supported by the wider Havas group; we deliver truly global campaigns based on robust local insight and as a group, we are proud to have been responsible for a series of industry firsts. We innovate on behalf of our clients across the healthcare sector and we are proud winners of prestigious awards for effectiveness and innovation. More important than the gongs however, is the recognition that campaign activity originated and driven by our teams has a huge impact on the lives of hundreds of patients. We now have an opportunity for a  Senior Account Manager to join our Manchester based team. This is an excellent opportunity for someone to take on a high level of responsibility as primary client contact on a substantial account. You will drive business on a day to day basis with your team and over time look to increase your input into the strategic elements of the account along with a Client Services Director. This is a hands on role – your ability to manage projects effectively and profitably will aid you in delivery of a range of communications tactics utilising tools from across the marketing mix, with a real emphasis on digital. It will be your responsibility, to build relationships across an extremely wide network of client based stakeholders – you’ll work on one account, across multiple brands on a Pan-European basis, you’ll seek to understand, test and challenge client requests and direct production activity appropriately to attain results of the highest... 05 April 2017 16:04:00 +0000 Account Director This is an opportunity for an experienced Account Director to join a thriving team within a successful business. This role brings with it a high level of responsibility, autonomy, global travel and the support of an exceptional team to deliver impactful and award winning work. Havas Lynx is a global communications group, with offices in Manchester, London and New York. We operate within the healthcare and wellness sectors - our campaign activity sees us enhancing people’s lives via a variety of means, for example, by helping patients to understand their treatment options, by providing support to carers, or helping Healthcare Professionals and others within healthcare systems to make appropriate treatment decisions. Our sector is a challenging market place, but the potential for reward is unrivalled – the sense of genuinely making a difference is hugely motivating. Our Head Office is in the centre of Manchester and due to the team’s impact and their subsequent success, we’re pleased to be seeking an experienced Healthcare Account Director to join us. This role will combine strategy development and tactical delivery; we have a culture of being hands on and taking ownership and responsibility as part of a team so it’s important that you can draw on your previous Agency experience in order to deliver results and exceptional service levels to your clients. This role will see you work with clients across the Pharmaceutical sector, although prior experience in this industry isn’t essential – what’s key is that you’re... 31 March 2017 13:01:41 +0000 Senior Account Manager - Digital Senior Account Manager - Digital Manchester c£38k This is a great opportunity to join one of Manchester’s most award winning agencies with an exceptional reputation for its digital and technological innovation. This role is digitally focused but also has responsibility for training client staff too, so any experience you’ve got of working with, educating and training client teams that would be beneficial. You need to be a very strong client facing Account Manager with good PM skills and strong on your financials. This will be a busy role so you should be able to handle a busy workload and have a strong track record of delivery. Good knowledge of digital channels, Design, Development, UX will be important, though you’ll be working alongside expert teams in each field.   M7980 30 March 2017 16:04:12 +0000 Head of New Business Development Fast Web Media, part of the mporium Group Plc, has worked with some of the leading and most prestigious brands, including BBC, Molson Coors, The NEC Group, PZ Cussons, Bravissimo and Gfinity eSports. An exciting opportunity has come up to join our successful business at our Manchester office based in MediaCityUK as the Head of New Business Development. The ideal candidate will be someone who excels in successfully developing and winning new business and clients, and delivering revenue growth. The primary purpose of the role is to win new clients by pitching the full suite of FWM services via their own innovation. The role includes lead generation, credential development, pitch writing and presentation, and working with the internal teams to ensure we maximise the potential and profitability on each opportunity. Responsibilities as a Head of New Business Development: Lead generation & new business acquisition Create and control all aspects of the sales team Credentials & sales literature development Develop relationships internally Produce accurate revenue forecasts for new clients Create strategic and tactical plans to help your clients achieve their objectives Negotiate project renewals and new contracts Produce high-quality reports and presentations/proposals for prospective clients and senior management Develop relationships with our strategic partners and third parties Listen to the needs of the market and clients and share your knowledge internally Develop your own networks across the client organisation Take advantage of all opportunities... 25 April 2017 18:06:27 +0000 Senior PPC Manager - Manchester agency We're working with a great Manchester agency which is part of a global network. Currently seeking a Senior PPC Manager to join the team.  This is a small but perfectly formed northern team and we're looking for someone who is a strong PPC all rounder. You'll be hands on and happy to get stuck into the numbers, working with Google Analytics and providing detailed forecasts for clients.  You'll also be very proficient in working with clients to develop strategy and plans and to help them achieve both quick wins and longer term goals.  As Senior PPC Manager you will work closely with the London office (minimal travel) but you will need to be happy working autonomously in the North and to be entrepreneurial in your approach. It's a close knit and sociable team in the city centre. Top notch brand clients to work with and some very talented colleagues too. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP. 25 April 2017 17:05:10 +0000 Senior Digital Producer - Global digital agency in Manchester Our client is a leading digital agency based in Manchester. With an impressive roster of clients and a global presence, they are often cited as one of the top agencies to work at in our region.  Following continued growth, we are looking for a Senior Digital Producer to join their Digital Communications Team. To be considered for this role, we are looking for a Senior Digital Producer who is used to working on a wide range of creative online marketing projects - everything from web design and build projects through to mobile, content, search and social. You will be a  'Digital Native', passionate about digital and the delivery of well thought out projects which deliver great customer experiences. You will thrive in a fast paced and challenging environment and will work well within a tight knit team.  We're seeking a Senior Digital Producer who has a genuine interest in marketing and how the nuts and bolts of digital production work in tandem with online marketing strategy to ensure that projects have maximum ROI for clients and that customer journeys and UX considerations are maximised.  Ideally, we'd like you to be well versed in digital delivery methodologies including Agile and Waterfall. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP. 25 April 2017 17:05:29 +0000 Digital Lead - Boutique Creative Agency, Manchester Our client is a creative boutique agency based just outside Manchester city centre.  Following an increase in the number of digital campaigns that they are working on, they are seeking a Digital Lead to join the team.  We're looking for a bit of a Man/Woman Friday where you'll wear a few hats.   This is a client facing role so it could suit a Digital Senior Account Manager with a minimum of 5 years agency experience but you'll need to be a bit of an all-rounder.  As it is a small agency, you'll be also project managing so you will need to be comfortable scoping projects and developing wireframes and briefing developers and creatives. A good understanding of UX and customer journeys would be helpful too. The size of the projects are typically up to £100k. You'll have worked on web and mobile development projects but will also have a good understanding of online marketing, SEO, content marketing and social media too.  Because the role is client facing, you should be confident managing clients on a daily basis and their expectations.  The client base is varied across B2C and B2B sectors. As this is a small agency, you should be happy to muck in and the role will incorporate project management together with the client facing side of things.  You will work very closely with the MD in driving the digital development within the agency. You'll be given as much responsibility as you can handle and career progression is guaranteed.  This is a very sociable agency and if you'd like to work in a successful,... 25 April 2017 17:05:36 +0000 Digital Producer, global digital agency, 3 month contract Our client is a global digital agency based in Manchester. Following continued growth, we are seeking a Digital Producer to join their digital marketing communications team.  To be considered for this role, we're looking for a Digital Producer who is available immediately for an initial contract of 3 months.  It is likely that this will be extended and a possibility that it may go perm.  As Digital Producer, you will have a creative agency background and you will lead the development of a creative studio within the agency.   You will be responsible for the planning and implementation of a new studio production model to produce quality work at speed. You will manage the resourcing of work within the team and work closely with different agency teams to determine scope and profitability of projects, costing, workflow and task management etc.  It will be responsibility of the Digital Producer to oversee and motivate a team of project managers to ensure the team thrives and to stay on top of all new industry innovations and to bring new ideas and inspiration to client projects.  As Digital Producer, you will love working on fast paced projects and you'll be a digital native. Whilst you'll love the structured order of project management, you'll also thrive in a creative studio environment and in people management.  To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP. 25 April 2017 17:05:09 +0000 SEO Account Manager - leading agency Our client, a Manchester based digital media agency is an award-winning agency with global clients and one of the fastest growing search teams in the North. Specialising in multilingual search engine optimisation (SEO), content management, conversion optimisation and social media and they are now on the lookout for a SEO Account Manager/Senior Account Executive to join the team. Responsible for the planning, delivery and implementation of clients’ SEO strategy, the Account Manager role is a key role for which we are looking for a customer-centric individual to help lead the way in delivering exceptional service and helping maximise the profitability of clients' SEO campaigns. The main focus of the role is to build and develop client relationships and provide recommendations to them about technical aspects of their site’s SEO. By having a clear understanding of your clients’ aims and objectives, you will autonomously implement appropriate strategies, managing internal and external resources to ensure projects are delivered with excellent results, on time and on budget. We'd ideally like to speak to SEO Account Managers who are established at this level but we will also consider applications from talented SEO Senior Account Executives who are ready to take on more responsibility. You'll work on some great clients and it is a very sociable team with plenty of career development opportunities. To find out more, contact Fiona Christian ASAP. 25 April 2017 17:05:39 +0000 Account Executive - top Manchester agency Our client needs little introduction as a leading light in the North West agency scene. Specialising in below the line marketing communications, particularly sales promotion, shopper marketing and digital solutions. They are now seeking a hands on and enthusiastic graduate to join their team as an Account Executive. As an entry level role, you will need a good degree (2.1 or above) and a passion for a career in marketing and an ability to stand out from the rest. The agency work with a stunning selection of top FMCG brands and you will be involved in client liaison and project management, implementation of promotions across many disciplines and supplier management too (working with designers & photographers). Ideally you'll have a work placement under your belt but the candidate who is offered the role of Account Executive will receive full training. Above all, the agency is looking for energy, passion and a desire to succeed in a career in marketing. The client has stipulated that you must have a min 2.1 degree. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP. Due to the predicted high volume of response, we will only respond to successful candidates. 25 April 2017 17:05:58 +0000 Digital UX Strategist. Top Agency in Manchester Our client is a well established integrated agency just outside Manchester city centre. They have a thriving digital team and following continued growth, they are seeking a Digital Strategist with particular emphasis on UX to join the team.  To be considered for this role, it's likely that you are presently a Digital Strategist in an agency environment or that you are a Brand Planner with a strong digital bias.  You'll work closely with the Head of Digital Strategy in a role where you will provide research, insight and strategic input to digital campaigns, customer journeys etc and running regular strategic workshops for clients. It's a great agency with a lot of big name clients and their location is very accessible via car or public transport.  People are looked after well here and they have a very low staff turnover.  To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP. 25 April 2017 17:05:26 +0000 SEO Account Director - top agency in Manchester We are seeking an SEO Director to join one of Manchester's largest digital marketing agencies. You will be responsible for developing amazing SEO strategies and inputting key insight across major accounts. Reporting to the Head of SEO and working with a variety of interesting, world class brands, you will join as an SEO Director taking responsibility for the results and performance of large budget projects. Whether you are developing strategy, managing a team of SEO Managers, briefing creative and client services teams, coordinating all SEO activity or integrating SEO strategies with social media activity it will be your input that ensures the successful deployment of SEO campaigns that deliver tangible results. You should be able to demonstrate:  Agency side experience running complex SEO programmes for large brands; Experience line-managing a team of 5+ SEO Experts; Experience devising SEO strategies with extensive knowledge of technical optimisation, content optimisation, link management, data analysis, SEO tools, and integrated SEO campaigns; Experience communicating face to face and in writing in your team and to senior stakeholders; The ability to form relationships with new people and understand new businesses products and markets; The ability to generate new ideas and provide solutions; Exceptional planning, organising and time management skills. The agency has a terrific reputation and some world class clients.  It is a very sociable agency with some of the most talented digital folk in the region working there.   To find out... 25 April 2017 17:05:44 +0000 Senior Designer / Art Director Senior Designer / Art Director Location: Manchester Salary: 30 - 40k About the Senior Designer / Art Director role You will be joining an award winning communications agency that provides outstanding creative and makes huge impacts on businesses across the UK. As the Senior Designer/ Art Director you will be responsible for the concept, art direction and final designs of an extensive portfolio of projects from an enviable client list. You will have experience in both artwork and design across digital, print and branding. You will be involved in the whole process from the initial concept through to the execution. About You You will be a natural leader, you will have the ability to communicate clearly to the team and be able to direct yourself and others. You will be able to captivate your clients when you sell in the visual creative. You will be helping to build the agencies already astounding reputation by creating high profile award winning work. Essential Skills Design experience (photoshop, illustrator, sketch) 5+ years agency experience Team management experience Pitching and client management What to do next If you think you might be interested and would like to find out more. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch or call me on 0161 238 6700. 25 April 2017 16:04:08 +0000 PR Account Executive A leading PR consultancy which works with clients in a range of sectors including retail, property and FMCG is looking for a PR Account Executive to join their Manchester based team. This top PR agency develops strategic PR campaigns for both national and international brands. As Account Executive you will be involved with developing PR strategies which work across a variety of channels, organising events, writing press releases and liaising with the media. You will support Account Managers and have the opportunity to work with a variety of well known brands. The ideal person will have a year's experience in a PR agency. You will be passionate about making it in PR and not be afraid to get stuck in! To be considered for the role you will need: A year's agency experience (this could have been completed whilst at university) Great work ethic In return this established agency is offering the opportunity to work with well known national and international brands, great career prospects and a competitive salary package. For more information please click the link below to apply. 25 April 2017 15:03:19 +0000 Insights Manager South Manchester We’re working for a leading market research and insights company who work with some of the biggest food and drinks brands in the world.  They work closely with clients insight teams, brand managers, category managers, etc, advising on understanding their marketplaces and consumers, and ultimately help to improve the performance of brands across different markets. You’ll manage a small but motivated insights team, working across their US based clients, and this may include some travel to the US as part of the role. The Insight Manager is crucial to ensuring client success, and ultimately the success and growth of the agency, you’ll work closely with the head of their US operation. You should be able to run multiple projects with ambitious targets and tight deadlines, and should have several years’ experience working in a market research, insights or business intelligence role, and be commercially aware enough to turn insights into something valuable for clients which ultimately they can use to their advantage. Experience and/or an interest in food & drink brands, restaurants & bars, etc, would be very useful, but not essential.