The Drum Jobs 18 September 2014 17:05:01 +0000 Events Account Manager Events Account Manager Manchester £25-32k We’re looking for an Events Account Manager for a leading Live Events and Communications Agency based in Manchester with a great client list.  You’ll be responsible for the day-to day running and delivery of projects which include live events for both internal and external comms, along with supporting design, film and digital.  You’ll need to be able to develop and grow strong client relationships, leading to long term relationships.  You’ll be commercially astute, with the ability to plan, coordinate and budget a variety of projects, as well as confidently present and pitch ideas to clients.  This is a down to earth agency where everyone gets stuck in, so you should be hard working with a can do attitude, with a willingness to go the extra mile, and keen to continue your learning and development. M7306 18 September 2014 14:02:29 +0000 Senior Creative Based in Manchester, this position is to oversee a team of creatives and lead them though the design process from initial brief through to final completion. It would be ideal if you had experience producing designs for the packaging and FMCG sectors, as you will be working with blue chip client accounts in this area. Other projects will include catalogue design, brochures, DM and inserts. Essential skills cover art directing small photoshoots, producing storyboards, have hands-on skills using InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop and have an eye for branding, layout & typography. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with some global brands within a creative team environment. 18 September 2014 11:11:36 +0000 Account Director: CRM - Integrated Agency Account Director: CRM - Integrated agency in South Manchester We are looking for an Account Director to join a highly renowned integrated agency, based in either their South Manchester or London office. The role will manage one of the agencies largest accounts - a major B2B client - and requires significant experience CRM & Data driven communications experience. Our client has an outstanding reputation for the work they produce for their clients, backed up by the numerous awards they've collected in recent years. They offer a fabulous working environment and excellent prospects for personal development and advancement, making it a truly great place to work. The Account Director will manage an established, successful team of Account Handlers and will be responsible for developing the clients CRM strategy and ensuring work is completed to a high standard, within budget. They are looking for a commercially focussed Account Director / Senior Account Director who can demonstrate: - Significant knowledge and experience of CRM and Data, managing large integrated communications strategies. - Experience managing teams - excellent leadership skills are essential. - Successful track record managing large accounts, demonstrating the ability to build effective relationships with clients. - Project management and Digital experience would be a distinct advantage. The agency are open minded to someone from another Agency or a Clientside business provided they demonstrate significant experience of CRM and Data driven comms. For more information on this exciting role, contacts us... 18 September 2014 11:11:36 +0000 Account Manager X 2: Leading independent agency Account Manager X 2: Leading independent Marketing Agency, South Manchester Blue Skies are pleased to be working with a leading independent Marketing agency in South Manchester who are recruiting for 2 Account Managers. They have enjoyed consistent growth over the last twelve months from both new and existing clients and are looking for 2 Account Managers who can develop and progress within the agency. The first role will look after one of the agencies largest accounts, a major multi-sited retail business. For this client work includes POS and Promotional Marketing campaigns, Advertising and some Digital projects. The second Account Manager role will look after 2-3 clients across the Retail, FMCG and Charity sectors and will be split 50:50 between online and offline work. Applicants for the Account Manager roles must have worked within an integrated agency. Experience of Retail Marketing would be a distinct advantage, but is not essential. Exceptional client facing skills are vital as is the desire to take on more strategic work. These are terrific opportunities for Account Managers looking for the next step in their careers - send us your CV asap for more info! 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... 18 September 2014 07:07:14 +0000 PR & Social Media Account Director Our client is a leading integrated agency based in South Manchester. Currently on the lookout for a big hitter with a background in PR and Social Media.  It's essential that you are currently operating at a senior level in an agency environment and that you have a proven track record in both traditional offline PR and online.  You'll have superb media contacts and you'll be an ideas driven and creative individual, constantly coming up with new and innovative ideas for consumer engagement for leading blue chip brands.  Within the agency, the PR & Social Media team work closely with the digital, media, creative and branding teams so you'll thrive on collaborating at a senior level with other like minded individuals.   It goes without saying that you'll have excellent client servicing, financial and team management skills.  Leading and developing a purposeful and motivated team is a key aspect of this role.   The agency has a terrific reputation, a roster of blue chip global clients and unlimited career development opportunities. To find out more, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.  15 September 2014 11:11:27 +0000 New Business Manager This is a brilliant chance to join this thiving agency based in Cheshire, this agency have big plans to be the best agency in the Northwest and are looking for a new business manager to join their team, this is a key role within the agency so if you would like more information get in touch asap 15 September 2014 11:11:58 +0000 New Business Executive Great opportunity to join this full service agency based in Cheshire, who are looking for a new business person to help them attract new clients this is a great opportunity get in touch asap for more details. 12 September 2014 16:04:20 +0000 Digital Project Manager Digital Project Manager My client is one of the most desirable agencies to work with in Manchester. They are actively looking for a Project Manager to join their talented team. Based in Manchester City Centre, this agency has made a name for themselves for their digital innovation and creative expertise. Their exceptionally cool client base is testament to the demonstrable passion that they have for the industries that they operate in. If you fancy working with amazing consumer brands on a national and international basis, this is the best opportunity for you. We are looking for a proven and experienced Digital Project Manager to work on the planning and project management for a number of clients. You will be managing the full lifecycle of web build, design and other occasionally offline projects, tracking, monitoring and advising clients on timings and budgets, ensuring that these are adhered to. You will be responsible for going to client meetings, taking the brief and seeing it through to completion. We are looking for someone who is passionate, driven and who takes a keen interest in digital . Apply now to hear more about this amazing opportunity! 12 September 2014 16:04:30 +0000 PR Account Manager (Liverpool) A well-established, fast-growing and highly regarded (Liverpool) agency, majoring on PR, but with a wide-ranging capability, is looking for a dynamic Account Manager (or SAE, ready for progression) with several years’ experience, to join their successful team – someone who is ambitious and energetic, and also capable of handling complex campaigns, working across a range of accounts (b2b, b2c and retail). The right candidate for this, a key position within the agency’s close-knit team, will be a true media/PR professional, with the proven ability to work across all relevant online and offline channels, and will have a first-class writing pedigree (the role has an editorial emphasis), although good all-round PR skills and a broad appreciation of marcomms are also required, as are the willingness to take ownership, the ability to positively influence media contacts and proven skills in managing and developing accounts (without close supervision). This is an agency that’s going places. The prospects are superb and the salary is negotiable. To become a part of their winning team, call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV to   11 September 2014 11:11:55 +0000 Senior Account Manager Set it in the heart of Manchester, this fully integrated B2B agency has been working with an incredible number of brands for some time which is a testament to their cultured and innovative approach to delivering results. Due to further account wins they seek a senior account manager who will be responsible for managing the TTL requirements of their key accounts across online and offline touch points. The role The clients are predominantly business to business and cover different sectors as do their requirements - typical projects include all forms of high end design and advertising through to innovative and cutting edge digital projects. A  fair proportion of this role will be focused on more traditional methods of marketing communications alongside digital media.  Needless to say, you will be managing costs, budgets, time scales across all projects which will require finely honed client handling and organisational skills combined with a critical eye for detail. What we’re looking for In essence, you will be the lead creative and guiding light on all creative projects, working very closely with creative, PR and digital teams to generate first class creative ideas and concepts for a range of integrated campaigns. For this reason, it is necessary to have a sound understanding across all marketing disciplines combined with the necessary committed and passionate approach to your daily duties.  You will be used to working closely with client services and digital teams to ensure a seamless transition of briefs into the creative domain and they... 11 September 2014 09:09:19 +0000 Client Services Director We are working exclusively with a highly strategic full-service brand agency based just outside of Manchester. They are actively looking for a Client Services Director to bolster their senior management team.  This agency has an outstanding and unrivalled reputation in the industry. They exude quality in everything they do; regularly winning awards for their creative and strategic campaigns and having one of the best creative and client services teams of any agency in the North. They are looking for an experienced Client Services Director to head up their account handling function, mentoring and developing the team, providing insight and direction wherever necessary, and in turn, delivering demonstrable, positive results with their clients. You will be spotting potential opportunities within their existing client base, which includes some of the UKs and worlds most recognisable brands, developing and strengthening relationships and working with the MD to grow and develop the agency as a whole. We are looking for someone who is commercial, ambitious, enthusiastic and most importantly, passionate. You may be a Group Account Director looking to take the next step, or a Client Services Director looking for a new challenge. Either way, you will be dedicated to building strong client relationships and leading a successful and motivated client services team.  10 September 2014 12:12:53 +0000 Senior Account Manager Senior Account Manager Manchester £28-35k This agency is going through an exciting period of development and growth, and needs an additional Senior Account Manager.  With a strong client list across a variety of sectors, they are consistently winning new clients and have recently expanded into larger offices in the city centre to accommodate their current and future growth.  You should be an existing Senior Account Manager or Account Manager looking for a step up.  It’s important that you have strong Marketing knowledge, able to work at clients often at a senior and strategic level, and you’ll get the opportunity to work across integrated campaigns with colleagues from Digital and PR teams.  With a good eye for creative and excellent communication skills, you’ll be able to join an agency with a real focus on results for its clients and a real family feel, where people are valued.  This agency is renowned for developing its staff and giving them opportunities to develop their career, and with their growth plans, there is a real opportunity for the successful candidate here. 10 September 2014 10:10:04 +0000 Web Designer We are working with a rapidly expanding Financial Services organisation with a truly innovative and exceptional digital team. They are actively looking for an experienced Web Designer to work on a variety of high quality design solutions for their marketing department. You will be responsible for: ·         Designing for a range of digital media, including websites, emails and online campaigns for the business ·         Presenting design ideas to internal stakeholders ·         Project management of your workload and working alongside other creatives to develop ideas ·         Some basic coding of HTML for emails ·         Testing of the design projects, once completed by the development team ·         Staying up to date with latest trends in digital and industry best practice. This role would suit someone who wants to work in a very forward-thinking environment. You will have strong creative-flair, able to produce stunning creative and good knowledge of UX/UI Design and usability techniques. You will have a solid knowledge of the Adobe Suite, including Photoshop and Fireworks, and strong organisation skills. Apply now to be considered for this position, and please include a link to your portfolio.   10 September 2014 09:09:47 +0000 Account Manager / Senior Account Executive Account Manager / Senior Account Executive: Creative Agency in Manchester (20 - 27K) Working for an agency that's really going places and expanding rapidly, this is a cracking opportunity for an Account Manager / Senior Account Executive in Manchester city centre. The successful applicant will be given the opportunity to work with a wide variety of major B2C and B2B brands, with the opportunity to quickly develop and take on increasing responsibilities. Progression to a Senior Account Manager's role within 12 - 18 months is more than realistic. The Account Manager / Senior Account Executive 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 team 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 a Creative agency. They will be able to demonstrate experience of online and offline work on behalf of a range of clients, and will possess excellent relationship building skills. In return the Account Manager / Senior Account Executive will benefit from a generous salary, great work environment and genuine prospects for career advancement. Blue Skies specialise in Marketing... 08 September 2014 08:08:55 +0000 Account Manager Account Manager: Manchester city centre - leading integrated agency 24-30K Our client: - Major national and international B2C clients across Retail, FMCG and Leisure. - Fully integrated agency known for award winning work. - Growing with great career prospects. The role: Account Manager responsible for several high profile brands managing: - Advertising campaigns including TV and Press. - Digital projects including websites, social media and Email Marketing. - POS and promotional marketing. - Brand development campaigns. What they are looking for in the Account Manager: - Excellent client management and relationship building skills. - Someone with the commerciality to be able to spot opportunities and present reasoned arguments for securing the work. - Ability to work collaboratively. - Creative, able to think up innovative solutions to problems. - Driven to learn and progress within an ambitious agency. This is an opportunity for an Account Manager to take their career to the next level within one of Manchester`s leading agencies. Forward us your CV for more information. 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... 08 September 2014 08:08:28 +0000 SEO Account Manager/Senior Account Manager 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), PPC, conversion optimisation and website analytics they are now on the lookout for a SEO Senior Account Manager/Account Manager to join the team. Responsible for setting and managing clients’ SEO strategy, the SEO Senior 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. 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.  08 September 2014 07:07:16 +0000 Account Manager - top Manchester agency Our client is a well established integrated agency based 5 minutes out of Manchester centre.  We're currently looking for an Account Manager to join the team.  To be considered for this role, you should either be a Senior Account Executive with a minimum of 2 years agency experience or already be operating at the Account Manager level. You will be the key contact for a number of B2C and B2B clients and responsible for the delivery of integrated campaigns.  You should be proficient in the development of creative briefs and be as happy working on a print campaign as you are digital - i.e. an all-rounder.  The agency work with some well known brands and it's an agency where career development is guaranteed.  We are looking for an Account Manager who can demonstrate excellent attention to detail, an ability to multi-task and someone who has excellent communication skills, both with internal designers and studio staff but in managing the expectations of clients too. To find out more about this role, please contact Fiona Christian ASAP.   06 September 2014 07:07:25 +0000 Account Manager & Account Executive Account Manager & Account Executive: Manchester We are working exclusively on behalf of a leading Manchester based Marketing agency who are looking for an Account Manager and an Account Executive. If you're looking for the next step in your Marketing career this agency is definitely one to consider! The agency has a number of retained national clients and the Account Manager and the Account Executive will both be exposed to a number of these. Projects will include Web development projects, Advertising campaigns (including some TV work) and various print projects so there's plenty of variety involved. The agency pride themselves on their collaborative style of working so both roles will allow the successful applicant to utilise their creativity having a real input into the development of ideas. For both roles experience working within an agency is essential although the Account Manager role will consider Senior Account Executives looking to make the step up. They are looking for individuals who are creatively minded and credible in front of clients. In return they are offering generous salaries and benefits with excellent prospects for career progression. So if you're an Account Manager or an Account Executive looking for a new challenge get in touch! 502000620 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... 05 September 2014 12:12:39 +0000 Production Manager Creative specialist agency based in Cheshire is searching for a Production Manager to head up the studio team. You will be responsible for the running of the studio team across a variety of projects such as branding, corporate communications, marketing literature and digital graphics. Your duties will cover a wide range of areas such as providing client quotes & estimates, setting up & managing the studio schedule & workflow, ensuring all briefs meet key requirements, delegating work to the team, overseeing & checking artwork, sourcing freelancers, managing client sign-off and monitoring systems & networks within the studio. In order to succeed at this role you will need to have excellent attention to detail, adhere to deadlines & timescales, have strong negotiation skills and be able to manage a small team. This is a great opportunity to make your mark within a global agency environment. 05 September 2014 12:12:17 +0000 Senior Account Executive Cheshire based creative agency is looking for a Senior Account Executive to join it’s team. Your role will include supporting the Account Managers within the agency and dealing with daily admin duties. You will also be responsible for producing contact reports, time plans, schedules and chasing the studio during the amend & approval stages. You will need to have previous agency experience and be used to working across a varied client base. In order to be successful in this role, you will need to have excellent communication & organisational skills 05 September 2014 08:08:17 +0000 Designer Well established agency located in Greater Manchester, is looking for a Designer to join its creative studio team! The ideal candidate must have excellent knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite, especially InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop. The ability to take projects from initial client brief through to print ready stage is also essential. You will be working with some well known client brand names, producing a range of print collateral including POS. Experience in the leisure sector would be advantageous. This is a great opportunity to join like minded creatives in a long-standing agency! 03 September 2014 17:05:34 +0000 Senior Account Executive Brief overview This is an opening with one of the leading international professional services firms in the centre of Manchester which also benefits from a national presence.    The role This is a brand new role within the firm and you will be expected to devise and implement an updated marketing strategy, supporting individual clerks and barristers within the firm.   You will Identify and optimise PR opportunities and help build relationships with relevant media outlets as well as identifying and developing marketing opportunities including those in social media.   This is a role where to succeed you must be happy to produce a high volume of written copy, both for internal audiences as well as external.  You will be involved with the generation and distribution of press releases, writing and editing articles, assisting with campaigns and developing marketing communications materials and writing for the website. The firm has also developed a wide ranging digital platform, and as such you will advise and support on social media. What we’re looking for This is an outstanding opportunity to work with a superb organisation which rewards its employees well, within a forward thinking environment.  It is a new role within the company and to be considered, you will be educated to a degree level or equivalent, have all-round PR and communications experience, combined with the gravitas to work in a corporate environment. Whilst professional services experience is desirable, its certainly not essential.  We will consider candidates... 02 September 2014 22:10:14 +0000 Account Executive (Integrated) A well-established and successful integrated agency requires a Senior Account Executive, able to provide  day-to-day support and help them achieve further growth as part of their highly committed and professional team. This is a multi-faceted role in which you will be involved at all stages, and expected to ensure that projects/campaigns are delivered on time, to the required standard, across a diverse portfolio of accounts. You will be responsible for building positive working relationship with clients, briefing the studio and artwork departments, supplier liaison and also campaign fulfilment (press, radio, outdoor, direct mail, email, etc.), and will be expected to make a real contribution at all stages. Strong communication and project management skills are essential, as are the ability to progress projects independently, a keen eye for detail and the ability to spot new opportunities within the agency’s existing client portfolio. Suitable candidates will have at least a couple of years’ experience and a proven all-round capability, together with a keen sense of responsibility and the ability to take ownership of projects. You’ll be given every opportunity to succeed and will benefit from both on-the-job and more formal training, as the agency is committed to staff development. It’s a really great opportunity for a second-jobber – someone who has been well-trained, is a quick learner, and is keen to progress! If that’s you, you should call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send your CV to... 02 September 2014 21:09:51 +0000 Account Manager (Print/Integrated) A highly successful and growing independent agency is currently looking for an Account Manager to handle a range of ‘traditional’ accounts, reporting directly to an AD. You will have the following responsibilities: - Building relationships with clients and acting as the key point of contact - Full project management, including budgetary control - Developing inspiring creative briefs for a wide range of integrated marketing projects - Contributing to strategy and campaign planning - Identifying opportunities for account growth - Internal liaison with the creative, PR and digital teams - Active involvement in new business projects through pitch, preparation and delivery - Reporting campaign results and analysis You will be smart, enthusiastic and expected to play a proactive role within the team and agency as a whole. You must demonstrate excellent communication and written skills, both internally and externally, when dealing with colleagues, clients and suppliers. Attention to detail is also key, and a high level of quality control on all outgoing agency work is essential. You need to be confident and have the ability to deal with a varied portfolio of clients within different sectors, offering them a professional service at all times. The agency is friendly and forward thinking and offers both internal and external training, as well as other benefits. This is a fab opportunity. Please call Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949 to discuss, or send your CV to   02 September 2014 21:09:54 +0000 PR Account Executive Sought by fast-moving, dynamic agency with a wide-ranging capability and a highly experienced and talented PR team in place. This is a great opportunity for a career-minded PR Executive with at least 12 months' experience, good writing/communication skills, the ability to liaise effectively with mainstream media, proven digital and social media know-how, and the ability - and willingness - to take on, and effectively manage, a hefty workload! You'll be given plenty of support and encouragement, but should be able to use your own initiative to good effect and have the ability to achieve positive results for a range of clients across different sectors - whatever the brief! The agency in question offers a friendly working environment, genuine responsibility, and lots of scope on interesting PR-led campaigns. The team is friendly but highly professional. And the prospects are limited only by your own capability and ambition. Interested candidates should contact Peter Leonard on 0161 449 9949, or send their CV to