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Since 1997 we've been partnering with agencies (large and small) helping them to find great people, covering permanent opportunities and freelance assignments. From awarding-winning grads to top-tier designers, artworkers, public relations specialists, copywriters, art directors, account service, strategic planners, creative technologists, digital designers/developers, producers and media jobs personnel - we've got it covered.
The creative sector is incredibly exciting and constantly evolving, which can prove challenging for clients who want to bring highly sought-after skills and new expertise into their business. We like to work very closely with our clients. We take the time to listen to what is important to you and develop an in-depth understanding of your values, team culture and search criteria. Throughout the process we’re realistic and transparent, making sure you’re kept in the loop at every stage.
We believe that our collaborative team structure is something that makes us unique and enables us to work more efficiently and effectively for both clients and candidates alike. Although you will have one dedicated point of contact, experienced in managing multiple roles and opportunities, our team work together on every brief by sharing candidate contacts and connections, expertise and ideas, successes and achievements.
We believe that ability is nothing without opportunity. We embrace innovation, new ideas and ways of working with our clients and candidates. We believe that a positive recruitment experience is all in the detail – the phone call, the face-to-face meeting, the connection, the opportunity.
the become approach
- Carefully selected Candidates
- International Presence / Local Experience
Along with full time roles, we run a dedicated Freelance Desk to provide quick turnarounds on bookings. We aim to have bookings confirmed within half an hour and work on contracts from 1 day to 12 months.
We have dedicated permanent consultants providing the best candidates possible for roles within Print and Digital.
Content Operations Manager (Contract)
I am partnered with an innovative healthcare company who is looking to add to their established Digital Content team. This role will see you manage ongoing delivery and optimisation of content that engages and informs customers. It is an integral position within the team and aligns closely with the overall brand strategy of the company. Initial responsibilities Creating new and developing existing content with the content creation team Maintaining and researching suitable paid channels Owning relationships with vendors and other agency partners Monitoring content performance in a variety of ways Developing excellent user experience to ensure strong customer engagement Desired experience Knowledge in Drupal, Salesforce Marketing Cloud, Google Analytics and Veeva CRM systems. Experience with specifying and using data visualisation tools such as DataStudio, Clicksense, Spotfire, Tableau Operated in teams who apply Agile methodologies and some experience of SCRUM Background in applying marketing techniques such as segmentation, personas, customer journeys, content marketing, measurement frameworks, KPIs Pharmaceutical experience is not necessary; those with a familiarity with healthcare and/or life sciences are welcome to apply This position will start immediately and ideally last 12 months. It will initially be remote with a view to return to the offices, in line with government guidance. For more information or to apply, email Katy via [email protected]
Junior Recruitment Consultant | Marketing
Become is a specialist creative recruitment agency. Our Manchester offices are based in a new impressive creative hub on Princess Street in the heart of the city-centre, within easy reach of transport routes, bars, restaurants & great shops! We also have established teams in Sydney, Melbourne, Auckland and London. We work with some of the most creative individuals, agencies, and brands across the UK and have excellent connections within the creative, digital, & client services space. We cover permanent, contract, and freelance briefs in an exciting sector with impressive client names and talented candidates, and recruit for the North West, Yorkshire, & London locations. We are now looking to recruit a Junior Recruitment Consultant to join our team in Manchester. This is a successful, established & warm desk where New Business Development is key. This is an exciting & unique opportunity for someone to cover locations across The North! This is your chance to get your teeth into a busy & vibrant established market with some of our impressive existing clients! We’re open to ideas and applicants, so drop us a line!... Ideally you will have 12 months recruitment experience and an interest/passion in the creative field. However, whilst recruitment experience would be great, we are more interested in finding applicants who match our values and have transferrable skills. We will be prioritising attitude, ambition, willingness to learn, and cultural fit, particularly if you have industry experience in the Marketing, PR, Digital, or Creative sectors. Interested to know more? Our specialist areas: The Marketing sector in which we work is a fun, lively & fabulous one! You’ll get to view some amazing creative portfolios and meet the people that produce the advertising, design & digital work you see every day all around you. The package: We pay a generous and competitive base salary, along with monthly commission and a quarterly bonus. We anticipate that by the second year at Become, you can easily earn double your base salary in bonus and commission. On the social side of things we celebrate high achievements, work anniversaries, sponsoring & attending industry awards, annual strategy away days and delicious meals and cocktails - normally somewhere new & fabulous! Future prospects: The opportunity for individual growth is proven and continued training is provided, and you will be given a clear pathway to progression to a Recruitment Consultant position. Potential opportunities in one of our overseas offices would also be considered for proven high achievers who want to travel! Benefits/holiday: after a successful probation we offer private health insurance, company pension scheme and life insurance. We also offer 25 days holiday. (Additional to bank holiday and the Christmas break). If you are interested in having a confidential chat, please contact Stephen - [email protected] Send us your CV, and let’s arrange a time to talk. Useful links: https://www.becomerecruitment.com/join-us https://www.becomerecruitment.com/blog
A distinguished design studio based in Central London with an international client base, are looking for a Client Director to join their expanding team. This is an exciting opportunity for a personable, detail orientated and strategic client services professional, with an interest in the arts, culture and luxury property sector. The successful candidate will have around 5 years creative agency experience and be able to showcase an affinity for excellent client communications, determining client needs whilst working alongside the global leadership team to enhance the company culture. The main responsibilities for this role include being the principle point of contact for both clients and shareholders across different time zones, manage client’s expectations and liaise with the internal design time clearly to communicate briefs accordingly. This is a strategic role where you will be heavily involved in the design process by arranging client calls, meetings and presentations as well as monitoring commercial profitability for the accounts. In return, you will have the opportunity to work within an award winning and globally recognised agency across a range of projects and clients including developers, operators, architects, designers and institutions. International travel will also be offered for when full restrictions come to an end! If you are an established senior account manager looking to take the next progressive step in your career this is the role for you – an immediate start is also available. Please forward your CV to [email protected] for an initial chat
Senior SEO Executive | Digital Agency
Fast-growing Manchester digital agency are looking for a Senior SEO Executive to join the team! This is a key role within the agency’s SEO team, working across a variety of brands, with responsibility for all aspects of SEO, from strategy and content to technical SEO. As Senior SEO Executive you will: Be highly data driven with an in-depth understanding of SEO tools and analytics Utilise your findings to create, implement, and analyze SEO campaigns to improve your client’s rankings and visibility. Have at least 2 years’ experience within SEO, ideally agency-side Have a confident approach to client management, be both commercially minded and strategically orientated, and have a proven track record of delivering significant results for clients throughout your career. In return, you will join one of the North’s fastest-growing and friendliest digital agencies, with huge scope for further growth and an unrivalled culture. You will join a super-talented team, in a friendly and collaborate environment, all with an excellent salary and benefits package! Manchester Senior SEO Executives, apply today with your CV to [email protected]!
PR Account Manager / Senior Account Manager
Our client, one of the North’s best-known PR agencies, has had a strong start to 2021 and is now looking for a PR Account Manager, or Senior Account Manager, to join their team in Manchester! The successful candidate will have a proven track record of delivering results for B2B clients in a PR agency environment - applicants without agency experience will not be considered. To be successful you will: Be experienced working across clients in various sectors Have exceptional writing skills and a strong record of securing coverage in all the right places Be skilled at deciphering and interpreting often complex subject matter Be equally capable with traditional and digital PR Possess excellent client services abilities, and an established network of media contacts This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the North’s most highly-respected agencies. With an outstanding culture and genuine team environment, excellent career development opportunities, and a generous salary and benefits package, this one won’t be around for long! Manchester PR Account Managers, apply today with your CV to [email protected]!
Senior PR Account Executive | B2B
Senior PR Account Executive wanted for fab Manchester agency! This awesome agency has been in business for a number of years and continues to thrive. With one of the most impressive client portfolios in the North, this multi-award-winning agency are now looking for a talented Senior PR Account Executive to join the team. The successful candidate will have at least 12 months experience in a B2B PR agency environment, candidates without agency experience will not be considered. As Senior PR Account Executive, you will meet the following requirements: You will have developed your skills across B2B clients and complex subject matter, and will be an outstanding writer as a result. Along with your traditional PR expertise, equally important is your Digital PR and Social Media experience It goes without saying you will have strong client management and media liaison skills – this is a role for a dynamic and influential Senior PR Account Executive who will confidently secure coverage in all the right places! But what’s in it for you? The opportunity to take your career as Senior PR Account Executive to the next level with one of the North’s leading Communications agencies. With a tailored development plan and huge opportunity for progression within the agency, you can quickly move up the ladder. You’ll develop your skills by working on big name, high value clients, alongside a hugely talented team in a creative and collaborative environment, with a generous salary and benefits package. These guys like to have fun too, and know how to celebrate success! Manchester Senior PR Account Executives, apply today with your CV to [email protected]!
Social Media Associate Director | Agency
Social Media Associate Director wanted for leading Manchester communications agency! This outstanding agency has been in business for many years but shows no signs of slowing down - they had a strong 2020 and continued to win new clients and deliver outstanding work. They are now looking for a Social Media Associate Director to lead on social strategy across a range of big brand clients. The successful candidate will have at least 5 years social media experience, agency-side, with a strong track record of devising and implementing social media strategy for both B2C and B2B clients. Strategy is the key feature of this role, and to be considered you will need the requisite level of strategic experience and acumen. Aside from strategy, you will also be key point of contact on all matters social for a number of high value clients, so you will need exceptional client services skills along with the commercial nous to organically grow and develop your accounts. Experience managing a team is also essential, as you will be required to take on a leadership role within the agency’s social media team. In return, you will have the opportunity to join a multi award-winning agency network, with an unrivalled culture and team environment. They also offer exceptional training and development opportunities, a generous salary and benefits package, and work from cool city-centre offices, although they are temporarily remote due to Covid! Manchester Social Media Associate Directors, apply today with your CV to [email protected]!
Senior PR Account Manager / Account Director | B2B
Senior PR Account Manager or Account Director wanted for outstanding B2B PR agency! This hugely respected agency continues to evolve and grow, and has developed a reputation as one of the UK’s leading agencies. Due to sustained success, they are looking for a Senior PR Account Manager or Account Director to join the team. To be successful you will have at least 4 years PR agency experience, and have developed your skills within B2B PR, across high value clients. As B2B Senior PR Account Manager or Account Director, it goes without saying you be a strong writer, skilled at interpreting often complex subject matter to create rich and engaging content across multiple platforms. You will have a strong network of relevant media contacts, and be a dynamic leader within the agency, helping to guide and develop junior colleagues. You will also take the lead with clients, requiring a commercial mindset to spot opportunities and develop accounts. In return, you will have the opportunity to join a multi award-winning agency, with an unrivalled culture and team environment. They also offer exceptional training and development opportunities, a generous salary and benefits package, and work from cool city centre offices, although they’re temporarily remote due to Covid. Manchester PR SAMs and Account Directors, apply today with your CV to [email protected]!
Senior PPC Executive | Digital Agency
Leading Manchester digital agency are looking for a Senior PPC Executive to join their super-talented team! This outstanding agency have experienced exceptional growth over the past number of years, and now require a superstar Senior PPC Executive to join their ranks. The successful candidate will: Have at least 2 years PPC experience, agency side Be comfortable managing budgets and implementing campaigns that will deliver measurable ROI. Be strong analytically and commercially sound, and comfortable liaising with clients and reporting back on campaign progress. Have a good working knowledge of Paid Social and Shopping These guys are in a key period in their evolution and winning loads of new business. They’re super-busy and need a Senior PPC Executive with drive and energy who will match their ambition and help take the agency to the next level! In return, you will be joining a dynamic and innovative agency at a hugely exciting time, in a role which offers a high degree of autonomy and scope for further growth. They are also fully flexible regarding remote working long-term. Manchester Senior PPC Executives – this one won’t be around for long. Apply today with your CV to [email protected]!
PR Account Manager | Agency | Tech PR
PR Account Manager wanted for top Manchester Tech PR agency! This fantastic agency continues to evolve and grow, and have developed an outstanding reputation as one of the top Tech PR agencies in the UK. Due to sustained success, they are looking for a PR Account Manager to join the team. To be successful you will have at least 3 years PR agency experience, and ideally have developed your skills across Tech PR, although the agency would also like to hear from candidates with wider B2B PR experience. As PR Account Manager, it goes without saying you be a strong writer, skilled at deciphering and interpreting often complex subject matter, and equally comfortable across traditional and digital PR. You will have a strong network of relevant media contacts, and a dynamic presence with clients, with a commercial mindset to spot opportunities and develop your accounts. In return, you will have the opportunity to join a multi award-winning agency, at an incredibly exciting time in their evolution, who also happen to be one of the friendliest agencies around, with a fantastic culture and genuine team environment. They also offer exceptional training and development opportunities, a generous salary and benefits package, and are fully flexible with regard to remote working. Manchester PR Account Managers - apply today with your CV to [email protected]!
Digital PR Manager | Agency
Digital PR Manager wanted for fast-growing Manchester digital agency! This awesome agency is undergoing a period of impressive growth and are now looking for a Digital PR Manager to join the team and help deliver outstanding work for their impressive portfolio of clients. To be successful, you will: Have a minimum of 3 years Digital PR experience, agency-side. Have a proven track record of delivering successful link-building and outreach campaigns, generating significant coverage and conversion for your clients Have established a strong network of influencers and bloggers. Be experienced in working across multiple industries and sectors, and collaborating with other teams within the agency, particularly across Content and SEO. In return, you’ll have the opportunity to join one of the North’s fastest growing digital agencies and work among a hugely talented team in a creative and collaborative environment. They also offer full flexibility regarding remote working long-term, a generous salary and benefits package, and unrivalled training and progression opportunities! Manchester Digital PR Managers, this one won’t be around for long. Apply today with your CV to [email protected]!
PR Account Manager / Senior AM | Tech PR
PR Account Manager or Senior AM wanted for leading London Tech PR agency! This fantastic agency continues to evolve and grow, and have developed an outstanding reputation as one of the top Tech PR agencies in the UK. Due to sustained success, they are looking for a PR Account Manager or Senior AM to join the team. To be successful you will: Have at least 3 years PR agency experience, and ideally have developed your skills across Tech PR, although the agency would also like to hear from candidates with wider B2B PR experience. Be a strong writer, skilled at deciphering and interpreting often complex subject matter, and equally comfortable across traditional and digital PR. Have an established network of relevant media contacts Be a dynamic presence with clients, with a commercial mindset to spot opportunities and develop your accounts. In return, you will have the opportunity to join a multi award-winning agency, at an incredibly exciting time in their evolution, who also happen to be one of the friendliest agencies around, with a fantastic culture and genuine team environment. They also offer exceptional training and development opportunities, a generous salary and benefits package, and are fully flexible with regard to remote working. London Tech PRs - apply today with your CV to [email protected]!
Content Strategist | Agency | Tech
Content Strategist wanted for outstanding Manchester agency! Due to sustained growth and a host of new client wins, this exceptional agency is now looking for a Content Strategist to join their expanding team. The successful candidate will: Have a number of years’ experience in a similar role, agency-side, ideally working across Tech or wider B2B clients. Be a conceptual thinker who can interpret complex subject matter to create engaging copy for a range of high value clients Be experienced across long-form content including Ebooks and white papers Have the ability to gain an in-depth understanding of your clients in order to interpret the brief and deliver outstanding work Excellent communication skills are a must too, as you will be required to mentor junior colleagues and work collaboratively with various teams across the agency. In return, you’ll join one of Manchester’s most successful agencies at a super exciting time in their evolution, and work with a talented team in a friendly and collaborative environment. These guys offer a generous salary and benefits package, excellent training and development opportunities, and are based in city-centre offices! Manchester Content Strategists, apply today with your CV and portfolio to [email protected]!
We are excited to be working with an international talent agency across the entertainment industry. Due to a period of growth, they are looking for a mid-senior designer to join their in-house creative studio. Delivering integrated campaigns, strategies and brands to their client base, they are looking for a dynamic and switched on designer who can work diligently and respond to briefs in a creative manner whilst working in a very fast paced environment. You will be digitally focused, be comfortable taking full ownership on a project, and have the ability to work across multiple channels. We are looking for a friendly and outgoing creative with around 4 years’ experience of working in an agency or in-house studio, be results focused and have a great eye for detail. You will also possess multi-channel experience and a strong command across the full Adobe Creative suite, knowledge of Premier and After Effects will be desirable. Excellent visualisation and typography skills are paramount! Although the work is primarily digital, an understanding of print processes is also required, and delivering finished artwork. In return, you will benefit from a collaborative and passionate working environment with a fantastic culture, and excellent perks such as flexible working, unlimited annual leave and a company that champions diversity and inclusion. To apply for this unique role – please send your CV and Portfolio to [email protected]
Account Manager / Account Director | BTL Marketing
Leading BTL marketing agency are looking for an Account Manager, or Account Director, to join their awesome London team! This outstanding agency have developed a reputation as one of the top names in BTL marketing, and now require an Account Manager or Account Director to work across a range of predominately Consumer and FMCG clients. The successful candidate will: Have a strong track record of delivering BTL campaigns for B2C brands, ideally agency-side Be experienced across multiple BTL channels, including Shopper, Retail, Promotional, DM, On-pack, and Experiential. Be equally creative and commercially minded, as comfortable planning and implementing campaigns as you are developing key accounts and growing revenue. You will be an excellent communicator and incredibly organised, and a dynamic presence when representing the agency. If successful, you’ll have the opportunity to join one of the UK’s top BTL agencies, with one of the most impressive client portfolios in the business. You’ll work with a super-talented team across high-value clients, in a genuine team environment with an emphasis on training and development. You’ll be based in cool Shoreditch offices (with flexibility around remote working), with a generous salary and benefits package, and loads of fun perks!
Mid Weight Creative Designer
Specialist organisation based in Cheshire is looking for a Creative Designer to join their team. Working with blue chip global brands, you will be creating design work for a variety of creative projects across print, digital, events, video and audio media. It is essential you have excellent InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop skills, along with Powerpoint and AfterEffects. You will need a diverse portfolio of creative work and be able to train a junior designer in the team. Your role will involve creating & generating new ideas from concept stage through to the design stage and then final artwork stage. You must be able to adhere to strict guidelines, deadlines and budgets as well as having a keen eye for accuracy and good attention to detail. This is a great opportunity to join a friendly creative team that offer a good selection of benefits. Note: This company are working from home currently and will return to the office when guidelines allow. They do offer flexible working. Please apply by sending your CV and work samples to [email protected]
Digital Design Lead
Our client, a highly ambitious Marketing Agency, are seeking a highly talented Digital Design Lead to join their collaborative forward-thinking team in the New Year! Working with the Head of Design, along with the development team, you’ll be instrumental on leading projects from concept through to design development and delivery, and be able to project manage accordingly. You will also benefit from working with the wider creative and copy team and feel motivated by the team’s open approach to collaborative creative thinking. Working with a huge range of clients, from household names to exciting start-ups with big budgets and even bigger ideas, we are looking for a talented and highly creative individual with a least 3-5 years experience in a lead digital design role – freelancers looking for a permanent opportunity are welcome to apply! Software skills required include: Proficiency in Figma (non-negotiable) Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, XD Knowledge of Industry Standard UX and UI Design. Working with a huge range of clients, from household names to exciting start-ups with big budgets and even bigger ideas, it’s an exciting time to be joining the company! Please send your CV and Portfolio to [email protected]
We are delighted to be working with an award winning agency with an International presence based in Central London who are seeking a Design Director for a brand new role within their creative team. Working within the Arts and high profile Property and Architectural sector, we are looking for a talented individual who displays capabilities in brand strategy, visual language, realised design and strong content use from concept to completion. You will have proven experience of at least 7 years in the design industry, and able to communicate initial ideas through to execution with creative vision, flair and commercial acumen. Be an accomplished design manager, who can lead a team whilst being hands on and encouraging of others, able to take charge on a brief, deliver multiple solutions and drive quality standards, whilst going above and beyond client expectations. A background in property, high end brands, and destination experience is highly desirable, with dedication for showcasing excellence and reflecting the agency's ethos and industry leading design work. If you have an inquisitive nature, like to take risks and champion new ideas - this is the role for you! In return you will get to work on exciting world class branding projects and feed a passion for typography, image selection, print and digital media. This is a client facing role, so a confident communicator with the ability to translate design ideas and processes accordingly is key. To apply for this unique opportunity, please send your CV and portfolio to [email protected]
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