PHP/Web Developer

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a PHP/Web developer to join the digital team at one of the North West’s leading and fastest growing full service digital, marketing and PR agencies in Preston, Lancashire.
ICG is looking for a developer to work with the wider digital team, who will be responsible for the creation and implementation of a wide variety of web-based products using PHP, JavaScript, MySQL and AJAX. Based near Preston, this PHP developer role will involve undertaking a range of tasks to provide solutions to the digital requirements of a diverse range of clients.

Why ICG?

ICG was named as The Northern Marketing Business of the Year at The Drum Network Awards, as well as The Most Entrepreneurial PR/Marketing Firm of the Year at The North West Entrepreneur of the Year Awards. We also offer a range of benefits:

  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Newly refurbished modern work space, with chillout and social areas
  • Annual trip abroad
  • Regular social events
  • Free snacks, drinks and a cake on your birthday!
  • PC to your spec
  • Exciting projects and an organised workflow
  • Company pension scheme
  • Child Care Vouchers
  • 25 days paid holiday + Christmas Eve off
Essential Skills:
  • Excellent PHP, HTML5, CSS3 and jQuery knowledge
  • Excellent front-end development skills for desktop, mobile and responsive websites
  • A team player who is able to develop complex web-based applications
  • Maintaining existing codebase, to include troubleshooting bugs and adding new features
  • A keen eye for detail, making sure things look amazing as well as functioning perfectly
  • Excellent back-end development skills in producing custom CMS
  • Good knowledge in web analytics and Google webmaster tools would be beneficial
  • Good communication skills and ability to work within an agency environment
  • It is preferable to have experience working in an agency or big brand environment
If you are passionate about working in an inspiring and creative environment, please send your CV to careers@icgonline.co.uk.

Graduate Marketing Assistant (Lancaster)

Vacancy: Graduate Marketing Assistant
Closing Date: 30.07.2018
Start Date: Around 13.08.2018

ABOUT NUBLUE

Nublue combines web design, development and hosting services to produce high-end digital projects more efficiently. Our team specialise in creating beautiful, technically excellent and conversion-focussed ecommerce websites with expertly managed superfast hosting as standard. We achieve world-class results for thousands of established and ambitious businesses and organisations. For more information visit nublue.co.uk.

ABOUT THE ROLE

We’re looking for a motivated individual to join our team of certified specialists, to carry out a range of administrative and digital marketing tasks.

You will be a highly organised individual with an eagerness to learn, and an energetic team player who thrives on getting the job done, confident to share your ideas. You will have a proactive and positive approach, seeking out opportunities to develop your skills and add value to the company.

THIS ROLE WILL INCLUDE

  • Day to day website updates and assisting with SEO & PPC
  • Research and analyse competitor websites, events and literature
  • Monitor and maintain social media accounts with the help of company social ambassadors
  • Research prospective clients and partners
  • Providing copywriting and proof reading support
  • Assisting with the creation of marketing emails
  • Assisting with company event planning and organisation
  • Assisting with direct mail, print buying and distribution
  • Distributing press releases and other written content to our list of influencers and across social platforms
  • Updating and creating assets for sales documents
  • Compiling monthly reports on website and marketing performance
  • General sales and marketing department admin duties as required

 

Salary Range

£17,000-£19,000

Full Time (35pw)

Holidays 30 Including bank holidays.

 

Social media star (Rawtenstall)

We are looking for someone with bags of energy, tons of ideas and who knows the difference between a blagging and blogging. Here at Viva we have an opening for someone with social media skills to join the team and work with a wide variety of clients. You’ll be responsible for creating eye-catching campaigns across a range of social media channels.

About the job:

Here’s your chance to become part of Viva’s award-winning PR and communications team in Rawtenstall.

You will be working with a number of clients — we work on everything from charity campaigns through to PR and comms activity for some of the UK’s biggest advanced engineering companies.

Your role will include managing and monitoring social media relations channels for your clients, creating strong visuals and clean, clever copy.

These are the skills we are looking for:

 ▪           Creative in editing, writing and proofing copy

 ▪           Someone who is self-motivated

 ▪           Strong attention to detail

 ▪           A good confident talker

*          Someone who can work under pressure and to tight deadlines

It would also be great to show:

 ▪           Experience of using social media – maybe your own blog

 ▪           An ability to use design tools like Photoshop or imovie

 ▪           Knowledge of social media reporting tools

 ▪           That you’re a team player

Start date:

We’re keen to get the role filled, by the right person, as soon as we can

Additional benefits:

– 25 days’ holiday plus additional holidays for long-term service

– 16 hours’ off for volunteering

– Career progression opportunities

– Company funded training

Location:

Rawtenstall, Lancashire

Salary:

Honestly, that will depend on your experience   

We are Viva:

Currently the CIPR’s Outstanding Small Public Relations Agency for the North West, Viva is a communications consultancy working across a myriad of sectors.  We believe in looking after our people, playing our part in the community, making a difference for our clients — and having a good time while we are doing it. We are members of the PRCA and encourage all our team to take part in their training.

To apply, send your CV and covering letter to Tony Garner

E-mail: tony@vivapr.co.uk

Tel: 01706 214340

Recruitment agencies by invitation only.

Account Manager (Rawtenstall)

Viva has an opening for an Account Manager

Viva has an opening for someone with PR experience and a proven track record for creating and delivering eye-catching campaigns.

About the job:

This is your chance to become part of Viva’s award-winning PR and communications team in Rawtenstall.

You will be working with a number of clients — we work on everything from charity campaigns through to PR and comms activity for some of the UK’s biggest advanced engineering companies. You will need to enjoy the variety and challenge that being an all-rounder brings. You’ll need to be able to work to deadlines and make the complex accessible and interesting.

Your role will involve building relationships directly with clients, understanding and meeting their strategic objectives. We’re constantly challenged to come up with new ideas and you will be too. Sound fun?

If this is the kind of role you’d relish, these are the skills and experience we are looking for:

 ▪           At least two years’ PR experience in agency or in-house

 ▪           An ability to write good clean engaging copy – often from quite technical sources

 ▪           Strong attention to detail

 ▪           A good confident talker

*          Someone who can work under pressure and to tight deadlines

It would also be great to show:

 ▪           Experience of using social media

 ▪           Knowledge of social media reporting tools

 ▪           That you’re a team player

Start date:

We’re keen to get the role filled, by the right person, as soon as we can

Additional benefits:

– 25 days’ annual holiday plus additional holidays for long-term service

– 16 hours’ off a year for volunteering

– Family flexible hours

– Career progression opportunities

– Company funded training with the PRCA

Location:

Rawtenstall, Lancashire

Salary:

That depends on your experience

We are Viva:

Currently the CIPR’s Outstanding Small Public Relations Agency for the North West, Viva is a communications consultancy working across a myriad of sectors.  We believe in looking after our people, playing our part in the community, making a difference for our clients — and having a good time while we are doing it. We are members of the PRCA and encourage all our team to take part in their training.

To apply, send your CV and covering letter to Tony Garner

E-mail: tony@vivapr.co.uk

Tel: 01706 214340

Recruitment agencies by invitation only.

Junior & Senior Front-End Developers (Lancaster)

We have exciting full-time opportunities for talented front-end web-developers to work with one of the region’s most innovative and in demand start-ups. We have world-leading customers such as Unilever and Disney using our product: Now we want to work with you on developing our future dashboard that will be used by a growing, global customer base.

We are looking for both junior and senior developers who can implement designs using modern web development practices to ensure we are continuously evolving and improving our products and ensuring customer satisfaction.

The successful candidates will have experience of building web applications in a commercial environment and familiarity with standard development approaches. They will have day-to-day responsibility for the implementation and testing of the consumer and enterprise facing products and services.

What we’d like to see:

  • Experience building web-based dashboards.
  • Able to fit into and support the existing development team.
  • An understanding of the modern development practices (git, continuous integration, bug/issue tracking).
  • Thorough understanding of web technologies and frameworks, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript and Vue/React/Angular.
  • Confidence with agile development practices and fast paced start-up environments.
  • Familiar with supporting tools (e.g. JIRA, Bugsnag, Woopra, etc.).
  • Experience with component driven development.
  • Someone who’s naturally motivated and has a genuine passion for our product.
  • Able to work across all levels of the company, working independently and managing your own workload.

Who we are and What we offer:

  • We are an exciting, award winning company (Ad:Tech London’s ‘The Next Big Thing’, Northern Star, Cannes Lions, etc) that is growing rapidly to become the No. 1 language analysis tool for marketing teams
  • Our clients are some of the biggest brands and advertising agencies in the world
  • Based in the North West but with offices in London and New York
  • Relaxed and friendly working environment
  • Free on-site parking
  • Flexible working
  • Company pension
  • Child care scheme
  • Defined career progression pathway

Find out more about us at www.relativeinsight.com

To apply please send a copy of your CV and covering letter to james@relativeinsight.com

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £25,000 to £50,000 depending on role

 

Job vacancy: Creative Designer at Danbro (Lytham)

CREATIVE DESIGNER

SALARY £23,713+ DEPENDENT ON KNOWLEDGE, QUALIFICATION & EXPERIENCE

Based within our Head Office, Lytham

We are looking for a Creative Designer to join our Marketing Team. The successful candidate will take the lead on design projects, delivering to tight deadlines and leading by example in exploring innovative and creative ways of conveying a message to engage our stakeholders, promoting the activities of the business in all areas of digital design. A strong knowledge of Adobe creative Suite is essential, experience of working in an agency environment is desirable.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Working cross-functionally to build recognition and customer loyalty, ensuring brand consistency across the business.
  • Managing the creation and implementation of our brand direction with new and exciting designs for customer communications (email, video, social media, website etc.) in support of the Marketing Strategy to grow the number of leads generated through digital channels.
  • Leading key brand creative projects, assuming responsibility for the creative output, ensuring deadlines are met and we do more of what works and less of what doesn’t.
  • Creating website, video and email content, including production and scheduling, to ensure information is current and useful thus increasing engagement with the site and the business, evidenced by a growing number of unique visitors, resulting in new clients.

If you would like to apply for this position, please complete the application form by the 20th February 2018.

Job vacancy: Digital Developer at Freshfield (Preston)

Location:
Winckley Square, Preston, Lancashire

Salary:
Dependant on experience

Additional benefits:
– 26 days holiday (plus additional holidays for long service)
– Employer contributory group pension scheme
– Personal development programme
– Family flexible working policies
– Flexible Fridays – start early, finish early

About the role
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and ambitious developer to be part of a forward-thinking and highly regarded firm. You will be reporting into the Head of Digital and Senior Digital Developer delivering digital solutions for a portfolio of clients.

Typical duties will include

  • Building new websites from initial setup through to go-live
  • Ongoing development of existing websites to develop features and functionality
  • Producing code, either from scratch or by adapting existing code libraries to meet project requirements
  • Code email newsletter templates and campaigns based on approved design
  • Population and issuing of email marketing campaigns
  • Providing website technical support and advice to clients as required
  • Building integrations with third party systems would be an advantage: Facebook, CRM systems, email marketing systems, etc.
  • Working within (and helping to shape) department procedures including co-development, version control and approved software
  • Working to budget and within allocated timeframes
  • Working with other Freshfield departments to offer digital advice and solutions

Core skills

  • Required technical skill set: HTML, HTML5, CSS, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, PHP, SASS, MySQL, WordPress, Cross browser compatibility, responsive web design, Version Control (SVN/GIT), HTML email, Apache & NGINX, Adobe Creative Cloud, HTTPS
  • Good existing knowledge of the digital sector and landscape and a desire to learn more
  • Adaptable and able to pick up new techniques
  • Able to work on your own or in a team
  • Strong organisational skills – ability to multi-task, manage time, meet deadlines and handle pressure situations
  • Thorough and precise in your work
  • Awareness of international web standards and protocols
  • Experience of liaising with clients and providing website technical support
  • Working knowledge of SEO an advantage
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience of working in a similar role
  • Strong customer relations skills
  • A hard worker with a passion to do a great job
  • A good source of new ideas

About Freshfield
Freshfield is a marketing communications consultancy, employing 20 specialists. Our office is located in the heart on Winckley Square, Preston. We doubled our office size following a move in August 2016. We have a strong commitment to excellent client service and people development.

Apply for this job
To apply, send your CV and covering letter to Mark Brennan
E-mail: markb@freshfield.com
Tel: 01772 888400
No recruitment agencies.

Start date: ASAP

Job vacancy: Software Engineer

Our Requirements: Qualifications

A first class degree in Maths or Computer Science (or similar) or an upper second class degree and relevant, high quality experience.

Our Requirements: Skills

Either:

  • an excellent, demonstrable grasp of Python, Django and PostgreSQL; or,
  • an excellent, demonstrable grasp of iOS development.

An good theoretical understanding of concepts such as code complexity, web application security and software architecture is essential. We need people who can do more than just implement functionality.

Knowledge of PHP, MongoDB and/or Magento is beneficial but not necessary.

Our Company

We are a small company with a flat hierarchy. We want to hire great Software Engineers who can help us continue to build great software. We are a team that values input and doesn’t micromanage.

Our tools of choice are Symfony and Django but the breadth of our work will allow you to work with much more. We’ve written impressive programs in C and Java, developed mobile apps and maintain a lot of infrastructure on AWS and elsewhere.

We are always improving our workflow and are working toward agile development.

Our Town

You might not know much about Lancaster but we think you’ll like it here. We have more than our fair share of incredible coffee shopsbars and restaurants.

If you like cycling or hiking, you’ll love our open spaces. We’re also just a few minutes by car or train to the Lake District where you’ll be spoilt for choice.

You’ll be surprised at the cost of living in Lancaster. £500/month can get a spacious two bedroom apartment overlooking the river. Local bars, restaurants and cafés are also reasonably priced.

Our Working Environment

Our office is on Dalton Square, a picturesque part of Lancaster, so close to our local that it’s almost in WiFi range. Our office is bright, relaxed and easily customised to fit your work habits.

Relocation

If you have specific concerns about relocating, drop us an email. We can cover reasonable relocation costs.

Your Salary

Your salary is negotiable based on experience.

Your Hours

35 hours per week. 28+8 holiday days per year. Some flexibility.

Your Perks

  • Membership at Snap Fitness, a well-equipped 24-hour gym just 5 minutes walk from the office (from 6 months),
  • Private health insurance provided by AXA (from 6 months),
  • Monthly lunch and drinks at our local, The Borough,
  • A fully stocked fridge.

How To Apply

Email the Director, James Hadley. You can also download this vacancy as a PDF.

Job Vacancy: Front End Web Designer

Twentyone are looking for an enthusiastic, creative front end web designer to join this expanding digital marketing agency located in Blackburn to help take their website design offering to the next level.

Reporting to the Creative Director and working alongside the wider digital marketing team, the successful applicant will be expected to take direction from a written brief before converting ideas into images, layouts, designs and fully functioning responsive websites.

Here’s some of the areas you’ll get involved in:

  • Create ready to build, pixel perfect PSD & AI files
  • Think creatively and develop new design concepts, graphics and layouts
  • Prepare wireframes and present your ideas
  • Provide user-centred design expertise
  • Code fully responsive websites.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Strong knowledge of HTML5, CSS3 & SASS, JavaScript, jQuery & PHP
  • Strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (ie. Illustrator, Photoshop)
  • Experience with WordPress
  • Lots of great ideas!
  • Desire to always learn something new.
  • An active interest in all things digital / marketing.

The role would be perfect for a candidate with 3+ years industry experience looking to further their career.

If you’re looking for a challenging yet rewarding role working on a variety of digital marketing campaigns for clients across a wide range of industries, this role could well be for you!

Salary: Dependent Upon Experience up to £24,000 p/a

Please send a covering letter (sample of work) alongside a copy of your most recent CV to jobs@twentyoneagency.co.uk

Job Type: Full-time

Job Vacancy Salesforce / CRM Administrator

As an experienced Salesforce Administrator, you will provide the technical expertise to configure the Salesforce platform to meet the needs of our clients.

You will also provide proactive consultancy to improve and support clients with their Salesforce systems.

This is a full time role working for M4B, a CRM agency based on the outskirts of Preston (Lytham). We can be flexible on working arrangements and we will consider some remote working.

As an experienced Salesforce Administrator your skills and experience will include:

  • Previous experience of working with Salesforce
  • Strong experience in configuring Salesforce objects, fields and relationships
  • Experience configuring workflows and setting up processes in process builder
  • Setting up reports and dashboards in Salesforce
  • Configuring and enhancing Salesforce
  • Strong problem solving abilities

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

Salesforce: 1 year

Required licence or certification:

Salesforce Administrator Certified

Apply via Indeed.