We are currently looking for two exciting positions in our ever growing team. Please send all CVs to recruit@blue-leaf.co.uk. We are looking for a New Business Development Manager and a Web Developer.

New business development manager

We are looking to expand with the addition of a 'proven' New Business Development Manager.

This is a great opportunity to join an ambitious team of creatives and web developers within a full service design and digital media agency to help them increase sales and expand on a growing client list. The role will be based from Spurstow, deep in the Cheshire countryside so there is limited distractions of city life although the target accounts will be wider. The salary package will be subject to the individual's experience however it will be focussed on basic salary with high rewards for success.

You must have a proven track record of finding and opening new accounts and either managing the account or passing it on to an Account Manager once its won.

You must also have great industry experience, be able to offer consultancy on design for print and digital media, be a self starter and extremely highly motivated.

Marketing qualifications desirable.

The role would require you to:

  • bring in 400K+ sales in the first 12 months
  • provide advice and consultancy services on design and marketing for your clients
  • write proposals & reports
  • liaise with production manager regarding estimates
  • brief in the studio on your client's projects
  • present creative and ideas to clients
  • generally ensure accounts are running smoothly, on time and on budget

We would love to hear from you if, in addition to the above, you have the following personal skills:

  • ambitious and career driven
  • ability to work under pressure
  • high level of industry awareness (possibly from design or marketing background originally)
  • ability to negotiate with suppliers
  • passionate
  • deadline hitter
  • team player
  • pro-active
  • problem solver
  • sense of humour
  • logical, thorough and extremely organised

In addition you will:

  • report to the Managing Director
  • possibly act as a mentor to sales and marketing team

Please note this is NOT an account manager position.

Web developer

We are looking for a talented, passionate individual to join an ambitious team on a permanent contract

Due to our continued success and increasing client list we are offering a great opportunity for a web developer to join a creative team working closely with the Digital Media Director to work on all areas of digital media from e-marketing to web development and maintenance. We are based in South Cheshire, east of Chester with no public transport locally so you will need to have your own car. Salary is dependent on skills and experience.

The role would require you to:

  • produce and maintain a variety of web applications
  • implement, customise, and manage CMS/e-commerce products as well as bespoke applications
  • build and deployment of email campaigns
  • amend and enhancements to current sites

We would love to hear from you if you have the following skills:

  • ability to hand code
  • strong working knowledge of HTML
  • strong working knowledge of PHP
  • strong working knowledge of SQL (especially MySQL)
  • good knowledge of Javascript
  • basic knowledge and understanding of Unix
  • fluent in web standards
  • awareness of cross-browser issues
  • ASP.NET, AJAX, XML, Apache would be desirable but not essential

and the following personal skills:

  • deadline hitter
  • team player
  • pro-active approach
  • problem solver
  • sense of humour
  • passionate
  • logical and thorough work process
  • ability to pick up existing work and carry to completion
  • high level of industry awareness

In addition you will:

  • report primarily to the Digital Media Director
  • liaise with the team including account managers, designers and the Creative Director and occasionally clients

Please note this is NOT a web design or Flash position.

Positions filled.