The Drum Jobs http://www.thedrum.co.uk/jobs/rss/ 23 April 2014 11:11:04 +0000 Senior Product/Category Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69763/Senior%2520Product%2FCategory%2520Manager.html We are looking for a Senior Product/Category Manager to work on private label.  This is a highly confidential role get in touch asap 22 April 2014 16:04:47 +0000 Account Manager - Strategy and Branding http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69720/Account%2520Manager%2520-%2520Strategy%2520and%2520Branding.html Account Manager Our client is one of the North West’s most desirable agencies to work for. With an enviable list of clients, a well structured award-winning team and a unique approach to the creative process, this agency are certainly ones to look out for! After a couple of high profile business wins, they are looking for a strong, driven and passionate Account Manager to join the agency. Traditionally a design agency, our client over the past couple of years has moved into a more integrated offering for their blue-chip, well known clients. They approach each opportunity with the same momentum and quality as if they were attending a pitch, and so it is vital for the Account Manager’s to be passionate, bright and never let standards fall. This is a very strategic agency, and you will be learning about strategy and planning, briefing creative, attending client meetings and working closely with the Account Director on growing and developing accounts. Personality fit is of key importance with this agency. As well as being a friendly, outgoing and passionate individual, you will be an experienced account handler; having worked on big brands and understanding the internal processes of an agency. You will be passionate about brand and have a good knowledge of digital. You will work well and closely with creative teams and thrive in a bustling environment. This is a rare and exciting opportunity for an Account Manager or Senior Account Executive to take the next step up. Apply now for more information.   22 April 2014 16:04:35 +0000 Business Development Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69716/Business%2520Development%2520Manager.html Reporting to the Bus Dev Director, your key areas of focus will be lead generation, developing strong relationships with prospective clients, enhancing the external profile of the agency. This agency have been going from strength to strength over the last few years and are looking to continue this success, so if you are passionate about new business and want to raise your profile then this is an outstanding opportunity. Get in touch asap for more details. 22 April 2014 16:04:42 +0000 Account Executive http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69712/Account%2520Executive.html One of the best agencies in Manchester is looking for 2 x account executives to join their award winning team, if you are looking for an outstanding career within one of the best agencies in the country then get in touch asap 22 April 2014 16:04:19 +0000 Business Development Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69711/Business%2520Development%2520Manager.html Exciting opportunity to join an award winning agency who produce some of the best work in the industry. They are looking to move to the next step and now require a business development manager to help them bring new clients. This is a rare opportunity within this agency so get in touch asap for more information. 22 April 2014 14:02:30 +0000 Senior Account Manager - Events http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69676/Senior%2520Account%2520Manager%2520-%2520Events.html Senior Events Account Manager: Manchester 27 - 35K A leading Events agency based in Manchester are looking for a highly seasoned Senior Account Manager to join their growing team. This is a highly regarded agency with an impressive client list of well known global brands. Having won award after award and enjoyed sustained growth over the last few years few years, they need a Senior Account Manager to assist on the delivery of large scale events. Key skills and experience: Strong events background Experience managing a team The ability to juggle time, people and expectations Excellent attention to detail Great communication skills Experience in a design environment This is an incredibly exciting opportunity to join one of the North West's, if not the UK's fastest growing agencies. The Senior Events Account Manager will benefit from a great work environment and excellent progression prospects so apply now! Blue Skies specialise in Marketing Recruitment covering Clientside, Account Handling, PR and Executive. We also have a specialist Creative Recruitment team. We offer unrivalled opportunities across all specialisms and industry sectors, presenting you with only the best marketing jobs. Although we try to respond to all applications, the high number we receive means this isn`t always possible. If you have not heard from us within 72 hours, please assume that your application has not been successful. For more information, visit www.blueskiescareers.co.uk and we`ll make sure we do our best to find you the perfect marketing role. 22 April 2014 11:11:47 +0000 Web Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69662/Web%2520Designer.html Web Designer This multi-award winning agency, with an international client base, is on the lookout for a talented and motivated Web Designer to join their Design and Development team. This well-renowned and highly-regarded digital agency in Manchester City Centre are looking for a passionate and experienced Web Designer, with Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator,  to produce visually stunning websites for their clients; whether it be a complete revamp of an existing website, or creating a brand new ecommerce site for an online retailer. This agency specialise in implementing digital marketing solutions for a host of exciting brands, and you will have the opportunity to gain and develop your knowledge of digital marketing. The main responsibilities for this position are: ·         Design requirements capturing ·         Web Design ·         Brand Management ·         Wire framing and Planning ·         Responsive Web Design ·         Attending client meetings to better understand requirements It would be highly advantageous if you have experience in HTML, CSS and Javascript; however we are looking for someone with a strong portfolio, showing previous web design experience. You would be joining a fantastic and sociable team, with cool, modern offices – close to public... 22 April 2014 10:10:05 +0000 Relationship Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69651/Relationship%2520Manager.html Better Placed are proud to be working with a multi-award winning agency based just outside of Manchester City Centre.  They are looking for an Account Manager or Senior Account Manager to join their highly successful team. We are looking for an experienced and highly personable Account Handler, who has a proven background in working collaboratively with their clients; taking a strategic and consultative approach to their requirements and working closely with the development, delivery and sales teams to ensure that their projects are delivered to the highest standard. You will be working with their existing clients, as opposed to finding and developing new relationships. PS. Their client list is INCREDIBLE. This is a highly enviable position for someone looking to enter a highly lucrative and highly sought after area of digital. If you are currently working in an agency, and are interested in working with one of the most successful teams in the North West - get in touch to be considered for this opportunity. Any technical or digital experience would be highly advantageous, however we will also consider applications from people from integrated or traditional marketing agencies. If you are eager to learn, or passionate about digital, this is an opportunity that you will not want to miss out on.  17 April 2014 11:11:30 +0000 Graphic Designer (Museum Partnership) http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69530/Graphic%2520Designer%2520%28Museum%2520Partnership%29.html The Manchester Museums Partnership (Manchester City Galleries, Manchester Museum, Whitworth Art Gallery) is looking for an innovative graphic designer. You will work with colleagues and artists to develop graphic and 3D design, print production and visual communications across Partnership, and manage the work of freelance designers.   Informal enquiries can be made to Kelly Jones, Email: kelly.jones@manchester.ac.uk   For further information and to apply for this vacancy please visit our website http://www.manchester.ac.uk/aboutus/jobs   Closing date: 30 April 2014.   The University of Manchester values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 17 April 2014 10:10:08 +0000 Senior PR Account Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69518/Senior%2520PR%2520Account%2520Manager.html We're on the lookout for a consumer PR specialist to join an outstanding PR consultancy as they continue to grow their already impressive client list.  This is a superb opportunity for a Senior PR Account Manager to join one of the most prolific agencies in the region in a hugely close-knit and successful PR team. Whilst the agency covers a wide variety of accounts, this role will be involved with the consumer side of their business working on a mix of well known brands across different sectors.  You'll know what to expect of this kind of role, a great deal of responsibility dealing with extremely senior personnel within some large organisations, so you'll know every aspect of your trade and will have the personality to further develop those relationships. You'll naturally get involved with business development, but you'll also need to be a top notch writer and brilliant at media relations. The team are currently busier that they've ever been and have more new business waiting to start, and a lot of pitches going on, so there is a great deal of job security and safety in this role, something that will probably be incredibly important to you within the current climate. The clients are superb and there is a genuinely good vibe within the agency, so it's a very happy place to be!  To be considered for the role you will have previous experience as either an Account Manager or Senior Account Manager level in an agency environment, and be able to react quickly to a national news role.  It goes without saying that you will... 16 April 2014 08:08:03 +0000 Account Manager / Senior Account Executive http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69450/Account%2520Manager%2520%2F%2520Senior%2520Account%2520Executive.html Account Manager / Senior Account Executive: Manchester 20 - 28K We are looking for an Account Manager / Senior Account Executive to join one of Manchester's leading integrated agencies. The role will suit either an experienced Account Manager or a Senior Account Executive looking for the next step in their career. Most important is that it is someone with the desire to learn and progress. The Account Manager / Senior Account Executive will be responsible for: - Liaising with the client to fully understand their requirements and assisting with the development of briefs. - Working on campaigns which will include TV commercials, Print Advertising and Digital Marketing to ensure work is delivered on time within budget. - Briefing the internal teams to ensure they fully understand the requirementquirment. - Various ad hoc duties to project manage the campaigns. The Account Manager / Senior Account Executive must have previous experience within an integrated agency - experience of working with Consumer focussed clients would be an advantage but is not essential. Excellent client facing skills are essential as is the ability to communicate effectively. Blue Skies specialise in Marketing Recruitment covering Clientside, Account Handling, PR and Executive. We also have a specialist Creative Recruitment team. We offer unrivalled opportunities across all specialisms and industry sectors, presenting you with only the best marketing jobs. Although we try to respond to all applications, the high number we receive means this isn`t always possible. If you have not heard from us... 16 April 2014 07:07:51 +0000 Digital Project Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69449/Digital%2520Project%2520Manager.html Digital Project Manager - Chester - 25 - 35K Our client is a Digital Marketing agency based near Chester, enjoying a period of impressive growth. As a result they need two Digital Project Managers who will enjoy the opportunity to work with a range of major brands. The Digital Project Managers will be responsible for: - Management of ongoing Digital projects for a range of clients, ensuring the timely completion of work within agreed budgets. - Providing briefs and ongoing direction to the in-house design and development teams. - Regular reviews with clients throughout the projects lifespan passing on feedback to the project team. - Managing relationships with external stakeholders and identifying additional opportunities for the agency. - Various ad hoc duties. The Digital Project Manager will be managing a number of projects of varying complexity at any point in time, therefore effective organisational and time management skills are essential. Additionally an understanding of project management methodologies would be a distinct advantage (applicants who are Prince 2 accredited will be of particular interest). Most importantly will be the Digital Project Managers ability to coordinate and influence both internal and external stakeholders to ensure a high quality output for the client. For more information contact us for an informal chat. Blue Skies specialise in Marketing Recruitment covering Clientside, Account Handling, PR and Executive. We also have a specialist Creative Recruitment team. We offer unrivalled opportunities across all specialisms and industry... 15 April 2014 09:09:59 +0000 Powerpoint Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69360/Powerpoint%2520Designer.html Calling all Powerpoint Designers!... Well established agency based in Manchester currently seeks a Powerpoint Designer on a freelance basis for ongoing projects.  You must have knowledge of Powerpoint and/or keynote as well as an eye for design. Extensive technical experience in this area is not essential but you must be able to work accurately and quickly through their busy work schedule so a good understanding of Powerpoint is Key. As well as Powerpoint skills you will need to be proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.  They will require you to work onsite in the design studio, on an ad-hoc freelance basis.  We have other opportunities in this area of work across the North West so please get in touch if you feel you match any of the requirements. 14 April 2014 17:05:42 +0000 Front End Developer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69339/Front%2520End%2520Developer.html Leading, integrated agency based in central Manchester requires a Front End Web Developer to join it’s Digital team. Essential skills include HTML(5), CSS, JavaScript and jQuery, along with the ability to meet deadlines & adhere to timescales. You will be working across a range of digital projects for multiple clients. Accuracy and attention to detail are key strengths required for this position, as are troubleshooting and communicating well with other agency departments. 14 April 2014 13:01:02 +0000 SEO Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69305/SEO%2520Manager.html Required by real powerhouse of an agency, based in the heart of Manchester, to manage SEO accounts a range of blue chip accounts.  The primary focus of this role will be running a very successful team who meet deadlines, produce work to the highest of standards and continually exceed their clients' expectations. It goes without saying that you will take immense pride in your work, delivering best practice campaigns that are not only innovative but rooted in analysis and insight. It is essential that you have a demonstrable track record of managing teams but are not afraid to get your hands dirty where necessary. In addition to running your team, you will also be expected to monitor client results delivery against forecast, & provide clear strategic direction on how to improve performance. You will be to challenge & interrogate briefs, ensuring delivery is of highest standard, on time and in line with agency values. As a guardian to your team, you will coach and develop and identify areas to add value to their performance and be an expert in all relevant tools & technology. Ideally we're looking for somebody with 3 or more years' experience of implementing SEO campaigns and it is absolutely essential you are able to lead from the front by virtue of your expertise and knowledge of the SEO and digital space. The true value of this role is that you will be joining an agency which offers endless scope for development and progression in an environment which is both dynamic and innovative and will most definitely enhance your career and... 11 April 2014 14:02:16 +0000 Junior Account Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69204/Junior%2520Account%2520Manager.html We have two openings with a top 50 marketing and brand agency which has a great client list and a raft of awards under their belt which is a testament to their innovative approach. They are currently looking to strengthen their account handling team and have created two opportunities for Junior Account Managers, who are well versed in digital and traditional marketing to help run a group of accounts.  You'll be working closely with all members of the team to ensure the timely delivery of projects to clients; you'll also be heavily involved in overseeing creative projects, both online and offline, so experience across all these areas would be beneficial.  It is a close knit team and the office environment is first class where there is ample room for accountability and personal development.    On a day to day basis, you will have responsibility for all projects which will include anything from a full rebrand to DM, advertising, brochures, digital, and much more which makes the role interesting and diverse.  More important, your will have the benefit of support from an experienced team of account handlers and creative so your skills will be developed and enhanced.   This agency is recognised as being one of the leading names in the area, which makes this a fabulous opportunity for a skilled Account Executive or Senior Account Executive to make a great career move. We envisage that you'll have around two to three years' agency based experience, and that you are now looking for an opportunity which will enable you to move... 11 April 2014 12:12:52 +0000 Exhibition and Events Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69190/Exhibition%2520and%2520Events%2520Designer.html Exhibition and Events Designer Cheshire   This is an excellent opportunity for a talented designer to work across exhibition, event theming and stage set design.   As part of a broader team you will work on the conceptual design and development across key client accounts and events. The role involves conceptual design, visualization, space planning and technical development of exhibits, set design and other 3D environments. In addition you will ensure design integrity is maintained during the construction and installation phases which will involve global travel.         You’ll need a minimum of 3 years post-grad experience including 3D design experience and be highly creative and self-motivated with an enthusiasm to succeed.  You will be able to design and develop inspiring and relevant exhibit architecture and have good computer and software skills including 3D design, graphics and presentation packages. 11 April 2014 10:10:51 +0000 Digital PR Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69158/Digital%2520PR%2520Manager.html First class opportunity with one of the most decorated and established independent agencies in the Manchester area. Their client base includes some of the most well known brands across the globe and you will be key to enhancing their online presence.     This will be a relatively new role within the company so you will be able to make your mark and grow a team around you. The team is expanding so this is a great opportunity for a digital PR professional who is looking to take on further responsibility, develop their skills, and without doubt, enhance their career. The role sits in a close-knit team of talented marketers and digital pioneers where you will drive cutting edge PR communications to the media through online channels. You will be responsible for social media and related digital campaigns for a whole host of well-known brands in an environment, which is at the cutting edge of online communications. You will be adept at utilising most social media platforms and show the ability to demonstrate how to use these platforms for brands and businesses. You will also be a little bit passionate about working with well-known consumer brands!!     This role will include traditional elements of PR such as developing relationships with key media and devising and sourcing promotional opportunities for your clients.  However, the primary focus of this role will be to identify new areas of online exposure for your clients. You will also contribute to knowledge sharing activities within business and work with these other disciplines to ensure... 10 April 2014 15:03:17 +0000 Designer (Print/Digital) http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69121/Designer%2520%28Print%2FDigital%29.html A middleweight Designer is urgently required by a leading integrated agency to work on a wide range of projects – everything from branding to literature and digital. Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and knowledge of HTML, CSS and WordPress are required, together with the highest of standards, real conceptual thinking ability and design flair. The ability to liaise effectively with clients, colleagues and fellow team members is also important. This is a great opportunity for a Designer with ability and passion in equal measure. Probably 3/4 years’ experience would be about right – though what really counts is attitude, ability, and potential. And (of course) a portfolio that really makes you stand out. Call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV (with URL/samples) to advertising.resources@btopenworld.com     10 April 2014 09:09:09 +0000 Digital Account Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69081/Digital%2520Account%2520Manager.html This is an opening for a Digital Account Manager to take on a key role with an expanding digital and brand agency based in superb new offices on the outskirts of central Manchester.  Since their inception, they have built a first class reputation for delivering innovative work, way beyond their clients' expectations and for this reason they now work with a wide range of instantly recognisable brands.  You will be working in a successful, close knit team so the role may suit an individual who is in a large agency setting who is looking for more responsibility and recognition.  In essence, we are looking for a candidate who is capable of managing multiple digital projects from brief to execution. On a daily basis, you will be overseeing the design and execution of multi-layered websites and branding projects, ensuring design is contemporary, content is SEO friendly as well as implementing CMS and handling mobile sites and microsite.   You will also actively participate in new projects including writing proposals, preparing and delivering pitches as and when required. As a person we are looking for someone with a minimum two to three years digitally focused experience with the innate ability to liaise effectively with different teams and levels at all times.  Their client base is growing all the time so it is important you are used to working across a diverse set of projects and industry sectors.   It goes without saying that you will be personable and have a flexible, positive and proactive attitude to your work. You will need... 10 April 2014 09:09:04 +0000 Store Development Project Manager- Near Manchester http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69080/Store%2520Development%2520Project%2520Manager-%2520Near%2520Manchester.html Due to the further expansion and development this highly successful Midland’s based Creative Agency are seeking a Store Development Project Manager to work on-site within a major retail client near Manchester. Reporting to Senior Account Manager you will be based on-site with the customer in their HQ near Manchester. The successful candidate will need to be highly customer service focused with extensive knowledge of Print/POS within a retail environment. Typical projects you will be managing would be shop re-fits, new store roll outs, new POS, fixtures, bespoke units, vinyl’s, graphics and all printed material. You will need strong Excel skills and experience to some extent, admin, auditing and stock management. Key Responsibilities: • Provide excellent customer service Build and maintain strong relationships with key decision makers in the client, identify their needs, maintain and develop all operational requirements and ensure quality delivery of service and products in order to provide excellent customer service. • Provide operational excellence, ensure all processes and systems best practices are always professionally adhered to and maintained up to date • Take and manage accurate information from the customer • QC of data; ensuring that new store order instructions are accurate and in the correct format • POS stock management and replenishment in line with the store development schedule • Formulate full production and project briefs, producing detailed print specifications to suppliers • Manage requests... 09 April 2014 17:05:21 +0000 Digital Account Manager / Senior Digital Account Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69058/Digital%2520Account%2520Manager%2520%2F%2520Senior%2520Digital%2520Account.html Better Placed are proud to be working with a multi-award winning agency based just outside of Manchester City Centre.  They are looking for a Digital Account Manager or Senior Digital Account Manager to join their highly successful team. We are looking for an experienced and highly personable Account Handler, who has a proven background in working collaboratively with their clients; taking a strategic and consultative approach to their requirements and working closely with the development, delivery and sales teams to ensure that their projects are delivered to the highest standard. You will be working with their existing clients, as opposed to finding and developing new relationships. PS. Their client list is INCREDIBLE. This is a highly enviable position for someone looking to enter a highly lucrative and highly sought after area of digital. If you are currently working in an agency, and are interested in working with one of the most successful teams in the North West - get in touch to be considered for this opportunity. Any technical or digital experience would be highly advantageous, however we will also consider applications from people from integrated or traditional marketing agencies. If you are eager to learn, or passionate about digital, this is an opportunity that you will not want to miss out on.  09 April 2014 16:04:07 +0000 Multi-Channel Campaign Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69050/Multi-Channel%2520Campaign%2520Manager.html Multi-Channel Campaign Manager We have a very unique opportunity for an experienced Campaign Manager to join an innovative and progressive communications agency in South Manchester. This company is a market leader in its field; working with a host of instantly recognisable international brands and providing them with large scale retail solutions. They have recently grown their offering to provide their clients with an integrated marketing solution to accompany their campaigns. These include web, mobile, social, sms, email and DM. It will be your responsibility to present this integrated solution to the client, devising a marketing strategy for them, advising on which channels would work best for the client, and then managing the campaign through to delivery.   This is a brand new role for the agency, and there will be plenty of opportunity for you to build your own team as their client base increases. This is a fairly unique position, and we are looking for someone with a specific skill set. It would be ideal if you had a technical background, as you will be required to manage and work with quite a complex piece of software. It is more important to have integrated campaign planning and management experience, with a proven track record in retaining and managing client relationships. If this role sounds of interest to you, apply now for more information.  09 April 2014 15:03:22 +0000 Account Executive http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/69033/Account%2520Executive.html Digital marketing agency based on The Wirral is looking to recruit an Account Executive with experience of working within a digital agency environment.  You will support the Account Manager in managing a variety of short and long term projects to a high standard, working to both  time and budget constraints. You will be working extensively with Content Management Systems (CMS) along with other media including web, applications, print, social media, copywriting, events and branding. The ideal candidate will have experience in project management, client relations, account growth, content development & build, research, commercials, service levels & quality control. It is essential that you are proficient in Microsoft office and that you demonstrate strong skills in organisation, time management, project briefing & communication. You must be able to work both alone and as part of a team and be comfortable dealing with Senior Executives globally.  Creative flare and attention to detail is a must! Experience with Dreamweaver or similar design packages would be beneficial but not essential. Ideally you will be a car driver/owner and flexible to travel up to a few days per month in the UK. This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated Account Executive to join a fast growing and established organisation. 08 April 2014 09:09:54 +0000 Account Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/68938/Account%2520Manager.html This multi-award winning agency is currently an Account Manager to build and maintain relationships with key clients and will relish the opportunity of working with well known brands.  You will also act as the key focal point for managing a range of fully integrated campaigns from TV through to print so you will need to know your onions in all areas of the marketing mix.  For this career enhancing role,  you will need to prove your ability in managing fully integrated marketing campaigns to developing accounts and maintaining first class client relationships. It is important that you will have the ability to work on large accounts across multiple clients with experience of both online and offline digital development and marketing.   It is also desirable that you understand how through the line marketing campaigns sit with digital strategy and be adept at planning, delivering and measuring the success of all elements.   It is also desirable that you have experience of guiding and mentoring executives ensuring all jobs are delivered on time and within budget. Previous experience should include at least three years in an agency environment as well the ability to build and maintain client relationships at a senior level.  You will also be comfortable delivering creative and strategic campaigns, in particular, print, advertising, POS to TV and a bit of social and content would be helpful.  It goes without saying that you are capable of handling multiple projects and possess the composure to operate calmly when working towards...