Retoucher/Creative Artworker

International business communications agency with a strong team specialising
in brand, reporting and digital communications are looking to hire a
Retoucher/Creative Artworker.

The team consists of senior artworkers who deliver high end, print ready
artwork across a range of projects. These include brand identity projects and
corporate reports (printed and online).

The creative artworker will report to the Production Manager and will work
within the team to deliver award-winning quality results.

The candidate should have an expert knowledge of the print production process
and knowledge of producing images/assets for digital.

Candidates need to be comfortable and competent in retouching as an example,
board photography, colour balancing people shots and other imagery, creating
cut-outs and comping images together

 

Using illustrator candidates need to be skilled in creating graphs and
graphics, creating logo artwork and working with guidelines.

Candidates should also have the skills in creating assets for web site set to
specific pixel widths etc.

 

Packages used; PhotoShop, InDesign, Illustrator, HTML a bonus.

Candidates must have a minimum of four year’s experience as a high-end
retoucher/creative artworker within a corporate design agency.

General Responsibilities

  • Working effectively with and supporting the artworkers and designers
  • Producing high-end retouching/colour balancing
  • Producing print ready graphics and logos
  • Producing PSD artwork for web developers
  • Creating web assets to size and scale
  • Taking ownership of specific client projects
  • Checking proofing sites and printers’ proofs
  • Ensuring efficient file and time management at all times
  • Archiving and management of digital files
  • Producing scatter sheetsMore details on request jobs@cc-recruitment.com

Senior Project Manager (corporate communications)

Our client is a leading creative design & communications agency based in London. They now employ over 90 people and are continuing to grow. They have a strong client list with some of the world leading brands with whom they have built strong long-term relationships.

What our client does?

Although their heritage is predominantly in printed and digital communication, they are becoming increasingly media neutral, leading to a range of new and interesting challenges. In the digital area they are a leader in their field, having invested in this area of our business some 10 years ago.

They focus on how their clients communicate with their key audiences. They believe great work comes from an intimate understanding of these audiences.

Our client is looking to hire a dynamic Senior Project Manager.

You will be responsible for initiating, controlling and delivering corporate communications projects that include brand and identity, marketing communications and financial reporting projects, both on and offline from £20k up to £500K. It’s an all-encompassing role managing end-to-end projects, at the highest level, in control from start, through to successful completion. You’ll work predominantly with the FTSE 100 and Professional Services organisations both in the UK and internationally, dealing with clients up to and including CEO and Director level so experience delivering projects at this level is essential to ensure you can meet client demands, provide the highest standard of service, both critical to winning the next project.

Day-to-day you will lead and control project teams across a variety client accounts, delivering compelling, creative and successful projects, on time and under budget. Financial control across your projects is a primary responsibility, from initial scope, daily monitoring, to maintaining margin and ensuring commercial viability. You will facilitate senior level meetings, be confident in articulating your views, recognise what’s important to achieve a successful outcome and ultimately make it all happen. As a Senior Project Manager, you will have excellent knowledge and understanding of delivering Corporate Communications projects, with the ability to effortlessly guide clients through the process. Overall you will develop the relationship by adding value, empathising and helping clients through the more challenging situations.

Finally, you’ll be a proven team player, a natural communicator, commercially astute, organised in your approach with the ability to remain flexible in achieving the appropriate outcome. Ultimately, the proof of success will be control of projects, the quality of your input, proactive approach, commercial contribution and strength of client relationships.

Your responsibilities

– Ensure client is happy and receiving the highest levels of quality and service
– Deliver profitable projects
– Effective management of the project process, related resource and suppliers
– Day-to-day control and optimisation of team personnel, workload and finances

What’s expected 
– Very happy clients
– Profitable projects
– Control at all times
– Award winning Corporate comms projects
– Happy team
– Adding value to client relationship

Essential competencies

– Significant experience in similar roles and environment
– Proven ability to manage people, internally and externally
– Educated to degree level or similar
– Excellent communication an d presentation skills
– Understand the industry and passionate about design
– Organised and can multi task with ease
– Understanding and experience in Financial Reporting
– Skilled in MS Project/Excel/ Word/PowerPoint at FTSE 100 level

Contact us for further information regarding this role

Digital Project Manager m/w-senior

Our client is a leading B2B corporate communications agency. The demands for digital are increasing across the agencies client base and for a range of branding and stakeholder communications projects. The agencies work ranges from brand microsites and communication campaigns to annual or corporate responsibility reports online and the redesign of Plc websites. Often ‘online’ first, the shape of the agencies service offer is adapting to meet these demands.  The agency is looking to hire a Prod/project manager.

Our client is looking for an experienced and delivery focussed digital project manager to join a small team to help deliver 1st class digital client experiences. We need someone who is responsible for the successful delivery of all digital projects, whether stand-alone or part of wider integrated projects. They will be reporting into account directors on most projects but there is an opportunity to be the lead project manager on others. They will also be responsible for hiring and managing producers to deliver projects in busy periods. The ideal candidate comes from a similar, fast paced agency environment and is at ease with the issues and challenges short, medium and long term. This is a hands on, proactive role with the emphasis on securing client confidence, and overseeing all aspects of the project delivery process. Experience of managing 3rd party suppliers is essential.

Working closely with head of digital and head of client services this is an excellent opportunity for someone to develop their career outside of single project delivery and into a middle management position. They need to be a digital enthusiast who sees opportunities not hurdles, who understands technology and importantly how to communicate its considerations to non-technical audiences.

Responsibilities and skills:

  • Excellent project planning experience and a true ability to multitask
  • Confident client communication skills for project reporting, scope agreement and general engagement
  • Effective development of project briefs with clear timescales, scope, skills and effort required
  • Ability to direct designers, developers and other staff where necessary
  • Hands on project management of full delivery process to agreed timescales and costs whilst driving the project teams and client to the very highest quality of work
  • Manage project resource requirements, including weekly reports on effectiveness across projects and providing visibility of issues and progress to the wider business
  • Highly motivated, adaptable, innovative and keen to learn new skills
  • Great problem solving skills and attention to detail
  • At least 3 years senior project management experience with some experience of information heavy projects
  • Proven understanding of web site delivery and implementation methodologiesSubmit CV or to enquire about this vacancy email, jobs@cc‑recruitment.com

 

Senior Artworker full time or contract

This company is seeking to employ an experienced artworker with a similar grounding across the corporate communications sector. All round artworking skills are required for this role however the ability to work in MS Office would also be beneficial.

Ultimately candidates will need to show portfolios with corporate literature and reports demonstrating a high level of attention to detail. This agency not only produces Annual Reports, but also Branding and CR reports, experience in these fields would be beneficial.

The following applications will need to be used at an advanced level; InDesign, Quark, Illustrator, Word, Excel, PPT.

Candidates need to be highly motivated and driven by high standards, a super keen eye for details is a must. Submit CV or to enquire about this vacancy email, jobs@cc‑recruitment.com

Account Manager/Director

Salary negotiable, dependant on experience
Permanent or Freelance

A corporate communications agency seeks to employ an experienced account manager. The agency has a long history of financial reporting and corporate literature, more recently they have expanded into employee communications and corporate responsibility and sustainability reporting. The agency produces industry-leading research documents into investor information needs and current investor relations trends. All applicants will be well versed in at least one of the above sectors and have excellent client facing skills.

The role will include:

  • Being the lead account/project manager on several key FTSE 100 accounts together with a number of FTSE Mid-250’s.
  • Form part of the pitch team for new business, from an account/project management perspective.
  • Develop a full understanding of the client, what they do, strategies, roles and responsibilities.
  • Develop client accounts, including development of existing offer and introduction of new disciplines.
  • Plan and schedule projects both internally and externally.
  • Provide costing, updates and apply budget control, both internally and externally.
  • Lead and coordinate all aspects of projects internally and externally.
  • Run specific projects day-to-day, working with the team as required.

Candidates need to be:

  • Self motivated.
  • Able to work in a team environment.
  • Have good communication skills.
  • On-line reporting experience would be beneficial.
  • A proven understanding of stakeholder and B2B communications.
  • Be absolutely committed to the delivery of projects.
  • An eye for detail.
  • Have a good understanding of the production processes involved both internally and externally.
  • Have experience of managing a team and influencing its growth and development.
  • Have a good knowledge of corporate reporting legislation and up and coming changes.

Submit CV or to enquire about this vacancy email, jobs@cc‑recruitment.com

Senior Brand Account Manager

Salary: £35–£45k
Permanent

Creative brand communications consultancy based in South West London are looking for a talented and pro active account manager to join their award winning team! This agency specialises in Brand, Brand Packaging and Corporate Identity, they have an enviable client list.

The ideal candidate will have 5 years client facing experience. You will be a natural and intelligent communicator with a real energy to enterprise and formulate ideas, a creative thinker and a commercial brain. A strong team player is a must and the willingness to really get stuck in.

Project management will be second nature to this individual, and will have full responsibility for their projects from understanding the clients needs, to interpreting this for into a creative brief, and managing the process right through to delivery. A solid understanding of the design process is essential, as is strong financial acumen.

Key skills needed are as follows:

  • A natural at building and maintaining client relationships.
  • Strong understanding of brand packaging and design.
  • Excellent project management skills
  • A natural communicator both in client facing and internally
  • Smart and resourceful
  • Strong understanding of branding and design.
  • The ability to work independently as and when required.

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Client Director

Leading Communications agency is looking to hire an exceptional client relationship builder with excellent strategy expertise.

The agency is looking to pursue a media neutral approach towards their business model. Candidates with the following discipline experience will be best suited to this vacancy, Corporate Reporting, Employee Comms, Internal Comms.

Candidates will need to demonstrate the ability to grow business through the development of client relationships and a thorough knowledge of design and the marketing mix. Senior level strategy and best practise advice in the Corporate communications arena are also desired skills for this role.

Previous experience in a mid to large size agency or a business owner would be best suited to this role.

Salary: £70–£100k

Further details are available on request.

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Designer – Corporate Literature

Salary : £25–£45k
Permanent

Leading Corporate Communications agency are looking to hire designers with experience in working on Annual Reports and other Corporate related projects.

Candidates should have some experience of working within a corporate communications design agency. Understanding current legislations and working within strict guidelines whilst pushing the boundaries of innovative design are all part of the remit.

Candidates need to be highly motivated, client-facing professionals who can advise clients on their requirements, and then brief and manage team members or suppliers or carry out the creative work themselves.

The job demands excellent design skills for print and digital media, a real understanding of the importance of content in communications, and a proven ability to juggle deadlines and manage budgets.

Candidates will need to be adept at managing projects and people, but will also employ excellent craft skills to tailor communications to meet the needs of the target audience. Experience of creating and delivering Annual and Corporate Social Responsibility Reports – is required.

This client offers excellent opportunities for career development and to work on high profile accounts.

Submit CV or to enquire about this vacancy email, jobs@cc‑recruitment.com