The Drum Jobs 27 February 2015 14:02:28 +0000 Account Manager / Senior Account Executive Account Manager / Senior Account Executive: Full Service Agency, Preston 21-25K Working for an agency that's really going places and expanding rapidly, this is a great opportunity for an Account Manager / Senior Account Executive in Preston, Lancashire. The successful applicant will be given the opportunity to work with several high profile B2C and B2B brands, with the opportunity to quickly develop and take on increasing responsibilities. The role would suit an Account Manager or Senior Account Executive ready to progress and will take responsibility for: - Management of online and offline campaigns from initial brief ensuring you fully understand the clients requirements. - Preparation of work schedules and cost estimates. - Work alongside the Account Director and Planner to influence and enhance campaigns. - Briefing the creative and technical teams and ensuring all work is completed in line with agreed timetables and budgets. - Developing excellent relationships with clients to ensure the agency is briefed for future work. - Various ad hoc duties. The successful Account Manager / Senior Account Executive must have experience from within an Integrated agency - some Digital experience is essential. They will be able to demonstrate experience working with high profile clients, and will possess excellent relationship building skills. In return the Account Manager / Senior Account Executive will benefit from joining a business offering excellent prospects for career progression. Account Manager / Senior Account Executive: Full Service Agency, Preston 21-25K Blue... 27 February 2015 10:10:09 +0000 Senior Digital Designer Manchester Senior Digital Designer – Manchester We are looking for a hugely enthusiastic and talented Senior Digital Designer to join our award-winning team, based right in the heart of Manchester. You must be an exceptional creative thinker with a passion for digital and the ability to communicate your many ideas. You’ll work closely with strategists and techies to produce the most exciting creative work for our diverse range of international clients. You will be full of creative ideas and will want to design beautiful useful things that are clever with technology on a daily basis. As an experienced Senior Designer, you’ll be used to working with clients, with an ability to really get under their skin to understand their values and branding. You’ll have an eye for visual impacts and be able to translate requirements quickly into ground breaking ideas and eye-catching designs. Responsibilities: Leading and advising other designers. Working closely with Project Managers on all aspects of design with responsibility for - defining, capturing and documenting customer requirements and planning, and executing deliverables against the project plan. The creation and development of industry leading and award winning creative interactive concepts while ensuring usability, accessibility and best practice standards are adhered to at all times. Supporting the new business team in creating outstanding pitch design creative. Requirements: Proven experience in an interactive environment with a portfolio to demonstrate your skills. A passion for design... 26 February 2015 11:11:21 +0000 PR Account Manager Exciting opportunity to join one of the region’s most sought after PR Agencies. If successful you’ll work on some impressive brand names as part of an award winning team, what more could a PR Account Manager ask for? The agency has an outstanding reputation and with increasing work load they’re in need of a talented PR Account Manager to join the ranks. They’re looking for an assertive individual with a clear passion for all aspects of PR who is at ease building relationships with journalists and clients, a dab hand at writing compelling releases and who will generally add to the brilliant culture. As you’d expect, you’ll be responsible for all traditional PR activity - writing press releases, building close relationships with journalists/key media, securing coverage in magazines, TV and newspapers – but you’ll also be responsible for managing online PR and social media activity so you’ll ideally have had prior experience in this area. If you have a passion for all forms of PR activity and helping clients achieve outstanding coverage through innovative thinking then this could be just what you've been waiting for and there couldn't be a better time to get on board. Agency experience is essential. Fabulous role. Apply now in confidence for immediate consideration. 26 February 2015 11:11:27 +0000 PR Account Manager/ Senior Account Manager Leading Manchester based PR Agency seeks bright and ambitious Consumer PR Account Manager/ Senior Account Manager to join their talented team. This highly respected agency is expanding having recently won a large amount of work from one of their major consumer clients. Having delivered an exceptionally high level of service to their client base they’re continually requesting more support – don’t get them wrong it’s a great position to be in but it means they require a confident and capable PR Account Manager/ Senior PR Account Manager who can come in and hit the ground running. Working closely with the Account Director you’ll be a key member of the team and take the lead on numerous aspects of the account. Tasked with day to day management of different client teams you’ll offer a consultative service tailored to their every need. In addition to your excellent client management skills you’ll also revel in the opportunity to write compelling press releases and in turn develop relationships with national and regional media. Not stopping at traditional PR you’ll be as confident with copy as you are with writing online content and planning social media campaigns. If you’re looking for a role that will be as challenging as it is rewarding then apply today for immediate consideration this role won’t be vacant for long! 26 February 2015 11:11:44 +0000 Graphic Designer Are you a Graphic Designer hoping to work for the agency that everyone is talking about? This is one of the very best creative positions around right now. This agency produces cutting edge design within their sector so to be considered your portfolio must demonstrate good conceptual thinking. To be successful in this role, you will need to be a strong creative thinker with a keen eye for detail. But it’s not all about the conceptualisation, this is also a hands-on role. You’ll need to be as comfortable coming up with a concept as you are seeing the project through to final design and artwork. It goes without saying that you must be au fait with Adobe Creative Suite; additional digital design skills would also be beneficial. It’s essential that you demonstrate a proven background in a similar role and have a clear passion for design. Any web experience would be a bonus, but we won’t hold it against you if you don’t. If this sounds like the opportunity you've been waiting for then get in touch ASAP, send your CV and portfolio now! 26 February 2015 10:10:43 +0000 Senior Research and Insight Executive Outstanding Communications Agency is on the lookout for a Senior Insight Executive to join their impressive Strategic Planning team. This team has gone from strength to strength in recent years and due to their strategic success they’re keen to continue investing in bright junior talent to ensure they’re as innovative as ever when it comes to planning client’s campaigns. As Research and Insight Executive you’ll work within the strategic planning function of the agency and will play a key role in providing insight into consumer behaviours that will influence final planning of client projects. Your consultative approach will help clients understand how their brands engage with the consumer and how to best plan projects taking the research into consideration. The team is committed to the principles of transparency, accountability, accuracy, insight and innovation so it makes for a structured but creative environment. Projects will be wide-ranging, from segmentation through to concept and brand development, and you will bring together data from ad hoc and continuous studies to give clients the 'story' behind the numbers. To be considered you’ll need to demonstrate a solid understanding of current media and be confident offering strategic support to Planners with your analytic expertise. You’ll be well versed in generating detailed reports offering bespoke insight for the team. Your natural curiosity will aid you in your research skill and you’ll of course display excellent attention to detail and a willingness to develop... 26 February 2015 10:10:37 +0000 PR Account Executive Ambitious PR agency are looking for a PR Account Executive to join their impressive team! With a good base of agency experience under your belt, you’re probably be itching to take everything you’ve learned to a big agency which can offer you progression and exposure to some pretty good clients! You’ll write, you’ll charm the media, contribute creative ideas and work your little socks off. You’ll do all of this for an impressive corporate client base so some B2B experience would definitely benefit you.The agency run at a fast pace and with some big brand names for clients you’ll need to be able to hit the ground running and keep up with the pace. Not content with traditional communications the agency are heavily invested into digital too. More than just updating your Facebook status and looking through random people’s holiday photos, you’ll have a much broader grasp of social media and online PR helping the agency to deliver a comprehensive off and online PR campaign. For your troubles they promise to pay you every month, supply tea and the odd bit of cake, let you loose on some high profile clients, all whilst working with a multi award winning team who don’t take themselves too seriously. Sounds like an improvement on the status quo? Then you should probably send your CV over! 25 February 2015 14:02:44 +0000 Media Planners / Buyers Due to expansion and some great new client wins, Space & Time Media are recruiting in all our regional offices - London, Reigate, Edinburgh and Manchester. You: bright, hardworking and passionate about doing the right things and doing them well. Us: a growing, dynamic full-service media planning and buying agency within a rapidly expanding group of marketing businesses. If that sounds good then Space and Time might be for you. Applications are invited from enthusiastic media planner / buyers with a minimum of 2-3 years agency experience and cross channel knowledge. Salary according to age and experience. INTERESTED IN WORKING WITH US? Contact, we’d love to hear from you. 23 February 2015 18:06:22 +0000 Senior Account Manager Senior Account Manager C21 is an award winning, creative communications company. We deliver excellence in customer service, creative thinking and digital integration, for clients in healthcare, public sector, social and private housing, leisure and tourism and business-to-business. We are looking for an experienced, ambitious bright spark to join our busy team. You will be responsible for managing and developing a number of allocated client accounts. In exchange, we offer real career progression. Get in touch if you: . Love building relationships . Excel at customer care . Think creatively and can write great briefs . Know how to be commercial . Have a multi-disciplinary skill set including digital . Want more responsibility and advancement . Can make a brilliant brew C21 Not just bright, brilliant 21 February 2015 16:04:56 +0000 Account Director 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 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 willing to apply your skill set and learn about a new market. We are looking for a skilled relationship developer who appreciates that the key to achieving long term success with an account; is the consistently strong delivery of a wide range of activities. Therefore, we will ask you to work... 18 February 2015 17:05:19 +0000 Creative Team - Art Director and Copywriter Rare and desirable opportunity for a Midweight Creative Team to join an incredible and multi-award winning Advertising Agency in Manchester City Centre. This well-established agency is on the UP, big time. Due to a succession of client wins, a recent restructure and exciting plans for 2015, they are an agency that we are soon to be hearing a lot more from. With this in mind, they are looking for a strong Creative Team, with an agency background, and demonstrable experience of creating brilliant and innovative TTL campaigns for your clients. You will have a strong working relationship, and your portfolio will illustrate a breadth of creative across multiple media channels, including digital – any experience in the retail sector would be highly beneficial. We are looking for a team that are dynamic, driven, creative and personable; inspiring and comfortable in front of clients and that can build a great working relationship with the creative and account handling teams. To apply, please send your CVs and Portfolio to 18 February 2015 15:03:27 +0000 Junior/Middleweight Designer   Junior/Middleweight Designer – Manchester £Tell us what you’re worth   Simple ideas, executed beautifully - i s our unofficial motto, here at Jupiter. And one that’s seen us out-last a good many of our competitors in the Employer Communications industry. Our ideas are easy to grasp, but they leap off the page and screen. And they’re stratospheric in their ambition. Not unlike you.   You already know exactly what it takes to take a project from initial concept to stunning execution. Positively buzzing with ideas and immersed in the digital world, you’ve spent every day stretching your skills, aiming for perfection, embracing new media and new design trends. Now you’re ready to take the next step forward.   Part of a crack team of creatives, you’ll bring real confidence and savvy, supporting the Head of Design and a Conceptual Copywriter who’ll give you all the support you need to keep growing and developing. Dreamweaver, Premier, After Effects, Photoshop, Flash and/or Edge will be your tools. A vast, boundary-breaking imagination will be your guide.   We’re looking for someone who’s proven they can meet the tightest of deadlines. Whose charm and positivity wins allies right throughout the industry. Who animates, edits and designs like there’s no tomorrow.   Send your best three pieces of design work across various media and tell us why they make you our dream candidate. Not to mention how much you think we should be paying you. Email... 18 February 2015 15:03:58 +0000 Account Manager Entrepreneurial agency based in the heart of Liverpool are looking for a driven Account Manager to join their expanding team. This well-established agency is having a growth spurt and is therefore in need of an experienced account handler to support their expansion. With a range of impressive brands on board the agency pride themselves on their consultative full service offering and ability to act as more than just an agency but support brands with their hands on partnership approach. If successful you'll work across a range of activity from traditional offline print campaigns to interactive digital projects, events and more. Not a role for the inexperienced the account handler they're looking for is savvy tenacious and seeks out opportunities for develop and grow accounts. One of the few roles in the region that can offer you the works; progression, training, reward and a great team to support you in the challenges you'll face. Keen to find out more? Then send your CV today for immediate consideration. 13 February 2015 12:12:12 +0000 PR Executive We are currently looking for self-motivated PR Executive to join a Lancashire based agency. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate press release writing skills, knowledge of the media, have at least one years experience in a PR Role and be able to assist in the creative aspects of campaigns and see them though from start to finish. The role does involve some travel around the UK. In return our client will offer opportunities to gain promotion where skills have been demonstrated and excellent benefits. If you feel you are suited for this role then please apply below.     13 February 2015 12:12:45 +0000 Head of Digital Design and Development This is an exciting opportunity to lead a talented team within an award winning integrated agency who work on a range of digital marketing and web build projects for largely consumer clients.  They have ambitious plans for 2015 and beyond and are growing their digital offering and pulling back into the agency the larger, currently outsourced projects.  You will lead and develop the digital team and identify and present the benefits of emerging technology relevant to clients needs. As well as working with the senior management team to present these solutions to clients, you’ll also be able to put on your coding hat and help the team with development projects. The role encompasses many skills and you may either already have experience of managing a digital team including web development or be hungry and ready to do so. It would definitely suit an ambitious individual who is ready to step up into this role, so you could be a senior or lead front end developer looking to step up into a team lead role whilst still being hands on. You’ll need a strong creative personality and to have the ability to think strategically. You should have the ability to inspire and talk to clients and internal stakeholders. Ideally you will have excellent HTML 5 & CSS experience and be able lead by example when it comes to front end development.   You will oversee a growing digital department and be involved in the up-skilling of staff, future recruitment of digital people, working with account handlers in the scoping out digital projects, be involved in... 13 February 2015 07:07:59 +0000 Account Manager This vibrant marketing agency is currently seeking an Account Manager to join their growing team of professionals. They have built a formidable reputation in their industry and work with a range of exciting clients across many sectors; devising brilliant campaigns and offering an unrivalled service, this is an opportunity not to be missed. Far from your standard agency these guys pride themselves on their strategic thinking and hands on approach. Producing far more than any typical communications campaign, acting as an extension of their client’s team, they offer advice, planning, strategy and guidance on all aspect of marketing. To be considered you’ll need to offer more than a general marketer’s skillset, this role requires you to engage with your clients on a deep commercial level so an avid interest in social media and all emergent communications technologies will benefit the service you offer. Covering the complete marketing mix you’ll work across campaigns for print and digital including content, email marketing, social media and more. You’ll need to be confident in a fast-paced agency environment, and unafraid of vocalising with your ideas. The team in this agency pride themselves on the exceptional work they deliver for their clients and they’ve become well known for it. Therefore they’re looking for a team player that shares their conscientious ethos and is always willing to lend a hand and get involved. If this is the new challenge you’ve been looking then send your CV to us today for immediate consideration! 12 February 2015 15:03:38 +0000 Senior Account Manager (Integrated/Digital) A successful integrated agency requires a Senior Account Manager (either an existing SAM or someone who's ready to be) to take responsibility for helping to devise and implement multi-channel campaigns across various accounts, acting as a main point of contact for clients, communicating briefs internally, and ensuring effective completion. The role ideally requires experience across traditional and digital media and the ability to lead projects effectively, develop client relationships and spot opportunities for incremental growth. Experience within an integrated agency environment working on through-the-line campaigns is highly desirable and a good knowledge of, and passion for, digital marketing is essential. Additional requirements are as follows: - a track record of delivering TTL projects/campaigns with positive results - the ability to build and maintain excellent client relationships, adding strategic value to client business - the ability to work with the agency creative and digital teams, effectively co-ordinating their input - strong presentation skills - an understanding of analytics and reporting This is a far-reaching and demanding role that requires a candidate of the highest calibre, from either an integrated or digital agency background. Someone who is passionate about brands and their development in an integrated (and increasingly digital) context; and has the ability, determination and ambition to succeed in a dynamic agency. If that’s you, call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV to 12 February 2015 14:02:36 +0000 Creative Artworker Top Manchester agency going through a period of strong growth is in need of a Midweight Creative Artworker.  You’ll need to be capable of dealing with a busy volume of work and be comfortable working on large projects through to print ready artwork such as detailed product brochures and similar meaty projects, which may take several weeks, and require a level of consistency and pride in the quality of your work. Capable of taking concepts through to finished artwork, you should also have an eye for design and layout, as well as being able to stringently follow brand guidelines.  This is an urgent requirement to start as soon as possible with a great agency! 11 February 2015 12:12:22 +0000 PR Board Director Highly confidential fantastic agency in Manchester is looking to add a senior PR professional to the board, they are lookingf for someone who has worked on big brands, highly confidential contact us asap 10 February 2015 14:02:12 +0000 SEO Technician SEO Technician An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and results-focused SEO / Search specialist, to join our successful, growing and ambitious agency. Reporting into the Head of Search and Social, you will be responsible for running a “pod”, consisting of a Content Executive and a Digital Marketing Assistant. Your main areas of responsibility will be varied and demanding. You will be expected to work with your pod to deliver high-level technical audits, create and implement earned media, and craft content marketing strategies in line with the business objectives. Key Responsibilities Plan, build and manage SEO campaigns for clients Conduct in-depth keyword research Create and implement earned media strategies Develop and promote content assets Produce in-depth monthly reports for clients Stay abreast of trends and news in the SEO community Skills and Experience A proven track record in driving and managing SEO campaigns First class communications skills, including the ability to deal confidently with senior members of the business Strong analytical skills, with the ability to interpret key SEO metrics The ability to prioritise and balance a busy workload Confident client-facing skills A bottomless well of content marketing ideas for existing and new clients   Hours of work: Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours per week. Reports to: Head of Search Location: Chester Type: Permanent Salary: Dependent upon experience   Benefits Package: BUPA, 23 days holiday per annum, plus birthday... 10 February 2015 12:12:01 +0000 .NET Developer .Net Developers required for this highly innovative agency who are expanding due to a number of client wins.  They have a great portfolio of clients and some very exciting projects pending.    You should have at least 1 year’s commercial experience although more senior developers will of course be considered.  The company are really good at helping you progress and learn.  Key Requirements ·         Strong understanding and experience of Object Oriented Design and Programming ·         Extensive systems-level coding experience in C# or VB.NET utilising MVC ·         Strong web UI-level coding experience in MVC, HTML, CSS, Javascript + popular libraries ·         Strong technical background and passion for technology and development ·         Understanding of systems life cycles and system integration M7366 10 February 2015 12:12:58 +0000 Magento Developer Magento Developer required for this highly innovative agency who are expanding due to a number of client wins.  They have a great portfolio of clients and some very exciting projects pending.  You should have at least 1 year’s commercial experience although more senior developers will of course be considered.  The company are really good at helping you progress and learn. Key requirements are that you should have experience with Magento and knowledge of Magento  architecture, with experience in developing custom extensions.  You should also have experience in Magento optimisation such as catalogue search optimisation and caching optimisation plus knowledge of the Magento templating system.    09 February 2015 17:05:04 +0000 Digital Project Manager My client is a multi-award winning full-service Digital agency based in Manchester City Centre. If you're a Digital Project Manager looking to work for one of the best agencies out there, you will not want to miss out on this opportunity. This agency works with large and occasionally international clients, and has an outstanding reputation in the UK for the quality of work they produce. As a Digital Project Manager, you will play a key part in the timely delivery of web, mobile and app projects, making sure that they are completed on time, and within budget. You will also be responsible for maintaining a strong relationship with the client and we are looking for someone who has ideally held a client-facing position. You will be managing multiple projects at any one time, and we are looking for someone who is highly organised and thrives in a fast paced, commercial environment. We are looking for someone with the following experience: ·         Highly organised; ideally we are looking for someone from an agency background ·         Able to manage multiple workstreams ·         Team player, with excellent communications skills and ability to keep calm under pressure ·         Understanding of web standards and technologies and preferably a background of project managing web builds.  ·         Takes a flexible approach to... 08 February 2015 15:03:44 +0000 Digital Account Director - top agency in Manchetser Our client is a leading digital agency - one of the largest outside London. Following continued growth, they are seeking a Digital Account Director for their Manchester office. To be considered for this role, you must have a minimum of 5 years digital agency experience and be able to autonomously manage your client accounts and their expectations.  We're looking for a Digital Account Director who has well honed strategic and planning experience and someone who excels in online marketing - not just knowing how the technical bits work. You'll have a good appreciation for digital creative and will lead a small team,  working closely with digital project managers, developers and designers. It's a well respected agency with some top blue chip clients. Much of their client base is in the healthcare & pharmaceutical sectors so any experience in these areas would be beneficial but is not essential.  As Digital Account Director, you will be well versed in all aspects of digital from user experience through to content marketing, search and social media too.  If you'd like to know more, please contact Fiona Christian. 08 February 2015 14:02:24 +0000 Senior Account Manager - North Manchester Our client is a lovely and well established creative agency in North Manchester. We're currently on the lookout for a Senior Account Manager to join the small but perfectly formed team. To be considered for this role, you'll have an integrated agency background, with a particular emphasis on branding and communications.  However, 80% of their client campaigns are digitally led so it's essential that you have strong digital campaign management and digital marketing skills.  As Senior Account Manager you'll be the key point of contact for a number of clients across various sectors. The clients range from blue chip corporates to SMEs so you must be able to demonstrate an ability to work on different strategies for clients with differing budgets but maximising ROI for all. We're looking for a Senior Account Manager who is capable of working autonomously without the daily input of an Account Director and for someone who can assist clients with their marketing planning and strategy aswell as take responsibility for the day to day campaign management. A great role for a Senior Account Manager with a pedigree agency environment who is keen to be working outside of the city centre without all the hassles that go with it. The agency is very accessible by motorway (M60) and there is plenty of free parking on site. You do need to be a driver. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.