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Here at Something Big we value our people, and as we grow we continually focus on maintaining our great family culture and office atmosphere. The team is made up of strong, talented experts who are driven to deliver the best in their area of expertise and together we work brilliantly as a team. With continued plans for growth over the coming years Something Big is looking for talented individuals across each area of specialism, be that Account Management, Production, Design, Creative, Digital or Support Services, to join the team.

Senior Account Manager

The Role

As Senior Account Manager you will be working on our largest client accounts and their many touch points. Under the guidance of the Account Director, the Senior Account Manager would be expected to contribute to the development, profitability and growth of our most important clients. You would also be responsible for and a role model for more junior members of the team demonstrating a consistent high level of service for our clients and be passionate about the work we do – an ambassador for the agency.

As Senior Account Manager you will be working on our largest client accounts and their many touch points. Under the guidance of the Account Director, the Senior Account Manager would be expected to contribute to the development, profitability and growth of our most important clients. You would also be responsible for and a role model for more junior members of the team demonstrating a consistent high level of service for our clients and be passionate about the work we do – an ambassador for the agency.

Day-to-Day Responsibilities

  • Developing creative strategy, managing creative from concept to delivery, working with cross functional teams
  • Taking briefs and driving them through the business to the point of billing
  • Working with other Senior Account Managers to support the Account Director, contribute to an annual plan and managing the accounts to meet targeted goals
  • To work pro-actively with all levels of seniority within the client’s team to help develop their business
  • To forecast and report on client revenue and profitability
  • To support and manage junior members of the client team
  • To hold internal and external client reviews on a regular basis
  • Proofing and quality control

Skills and Expertise

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience of managing large complex projects
  • Experience and a proven track record of relationship management
  • Experience and a proven track record of protecting, growing and nurturing clients
  • Strong commercial awareness and business acumen
  • The ability to grow and maintain solid client relationships and revenue opportunities
  • The ability to take the lead and assume full responsibility for the service that Something Big provides to a client
  • Experience of managing people would be desirable
  • Strong Written and Oral Communication
  • Exceptional Presentation skills
  • The ability to manage and motivate client teams
  • Be competent to supervise and mentor junior staff
  • Confident in problem solving
  • Experience in project costing
  • A full driving licence and own a car

Personal Skills

  • You will be motivated, bright and willing to take on new challenges
  • With a positive approach and the ability to adapt to changes, you will work well within a dynamic team, meeting deadlines and exceeding customer expectations
  • Be solution focussed with a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • A motivated, self-starter with a strong work ethic who can proactively see projects through from start to finish
  • Have the ability to prioritise your own workload and multi-task in a busy, pressurised environment whilst maintaining the highest level of attention to detail

Qualifications

  • Ideally holds a relevant degree or marketing qualification
  • Full driving licence

Our Values

  • Passion
  • Fire
  • Enthusiasm and skill

Things to expect working for Something Big

  • 22 days holiday plus 8 public holidays
  • Cash benefit non-contributory NHS Top-Up Scheme
  • Contributory personal pension
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Monthly Company Huddles
  • Monthly 121’s with your line manager plus annual appraisals
  • Employee Opinion Surveys
  • Regular workshops on marketing trends
  • Social and wellbeing events throughout the year


Mid Weight Web Developer

The Role

Reporting into the Digital Director, the successful candidate will be working to produce high quality LAMP based code, and maintain our existing web properties. Working alongside a team of designers and a junior web developer, you will be responsible for transforming Photoshop files, into live code.

Reporting into the Digital Director, the successful candidate will be working to produce high quality LAMP based code, and maintain our existing web properties. Working alongside a team of designers and a junior web developer, you will be responsible for transforming Photoshop files, into live code.

Day-to-Day Responsibilities

  • Produce high quality and valid HTML/CSS from Photoshop files
  • Develop scalable, secure and reliable PHP and JS code
  • Implement HTML and CSS files into the WordPress theme development framework
  • Quality assurance testing of all code produced
  • Provide technical feedback to designers and senior members of the team
  • Maintaining code through GIT source control

Skills and Expertise

The ideal candidate will:

  • Extensive PHP, HTML, CSS and JavaScript/jQuery knowledge
  • Extensive MySQLi knowledge, with the ability to create well formed, scalable database schemas.
  • Expert in front end web technologies, such as HTML5 and CSS3
  • Use of Gulp, Grunt and Node.js
  • Proficient with Adobe CC (Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • Portfolio of previous websites built and maintained
  • Ability to work as part of a team, as well as individually, providing support to junior members of the team when needed.

Personal Skills

  • You will be motivated, bright and willing to take on new challenges
  • With a positive approach and the ability to adapt to changes, you will work well within a dynamic team, meeting deadlines and exceeding customer expectations
  • Be solution focussed with a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • A motivated, self-starter with a strong work ethic who can proactively see projects through from start to finish
  • Have the ability to prioritise your own workload and multi-task in a busy, pressurised environment whilst maintaining the highest level of attention to detail

Experience

3+ years in a development role

Our Values

  • Passion
  • Fire
  • Enthusiasm and skill

Things to expect working for Something Big

  • 22 days holiday plus 8 public holidays
  • Cash benefit non-contributory NHS Top-Up Scheme
  • Contributory pension
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Monthly Company Huddles
  • Monthly 121’s with your line manager, 6 monthly appraisals
  • Employee Opinion Surveys
  • Social events throughout the year