Current Vacancies at Guerilla Communications

What does it take to be a Guerilla?

You must have a keen eye for detail and an even keener ear. It is not for everybody, you’ll have to be able to work under the pressure of working in a fast paced creative agency, where every day is different. Do you think you have what it takes? Our current vacancies and opportunities are listed here.

No recruitment agencies – we’ll give you a shout if we need any help, thank you!

We have the opportunity for an experienced full stack PHP developer to join our agency located in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the delivery and quality of all development work produced.
  • Developing websites ranging from ecommerce websites to blogs and bespoke applications on time and to budget.
  • Implementing front-end designs provided by a designer into a chosen platform/framework.
  • Integrating web applications with third-party APIs.
  • Diagnosing and resolving client problems.
  • Provide timescales for digital projects and work to those timescales.
  • Write client-friendly technical specifications for digital projects.
  • Understand the client’s business, needs and objectives on every project you work on.
  • Be proactive in staying on top of digital developments, news and trends.
  • Work closely and communicate effectively with our Creative and Client Services teams.
  • Required Skills and Experience
  • Excellent knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, JSON
  • Experience working with Frameworks such as jQuery and Twitter Bootstrap
  • Working knowledge of CSS transpilers (LESS)
  • Thorough knowledge of PHP and OOP methodologies
  • Thorough knowledge of WordPress
  • Working knowledge Git version control
  • Working knowledge Package/dependency managers (Composer/Bower)

Desirable Skills

  • Knowledge of linux command line
  • Windows server administration
  • Working knowledge of Adobe software packages (Illustrator, Photoshop)
  • An understanding of on-site search engine optimisation

Company Benefits

  • A competitive salary package will be offered based on candidate experience.
  • Workplace Pension scheme.
  • 21 days annual leave plus bank holidays.
  • After one years’ service employees are awarded an additional day’s leave every year up to 4 days additional leave.

If you wish to apply for this role, please send your CV and example URLs of any recent projects to james@guerilla.co.uk.

Award winning creative agency Guerilla is now looking for an Account Manager to join well established team.

The Account Manager, and wider account management team, are the bridge between the client and the agency. They are responsible for ensuring that the agency is meeting the client’s needs, working with all the key functions that go into creating the agency’s advertising output. They are constantly solving problems, managing internal and external communications, and driving projects to completion.

Working with…

● Internal: Agency account team, including planners/strategists; Creative teams and directors; Creative services and production staff; Finance/accounts.
● External: Client marketing team; Other agencies e.g. Media, Public Relations etc; Regulatory bodies.
● Account Managers will report into an Account Director, and can have management responsibility for more junior staff and their development e.g.. an Account Executive.

Responsible for…

● Managing the client relationship through effective communication, problem solving, and responding to requests.
● Taking client communication briefs and, where required, supporting the Account Planner with drafting creative briefs.
● Presenting and selling creative work.
● Ensuring that project deadlines and budgets are met, communicating and seeking approval of any changes to these.
● Identifying ways to grow client accounts through new business opportunities.
● Managing the work and performance of team members e.g. Account Executive.
● Keeping the team and the client up to date with useful knowledge.
● Maintaining accurate records of meetings, decisions and next actions.
● Working with Finance to limit write offs, bill client accurately, chase unpaid invoices, do reconciliations e.g. for TV commercials.

The successful candidate will be working as part of the client services team to deliver a range of marketing projects for our diverse range of clients, ensuring the smooth operation of both company and project undertakings.

Those who succeed are…

● Personable, and able to work effectively with a variety of different people.
● Organised, with strong attention to detail and time management skills.
● Effective communicators, both verbally and in writing.
● Persuasive, able to sell work and ideas, and respond positively to feedback.
● Flexible, and able to solve problems.
● Resilient and positive in difficult situations.
● Able to juggle competing demands and accept pressure with equanimity.

Job Type: Full-time, Newcastle upon Tyne

Salary: Competitive salary based on experience

Education:

  • Degree

Closing date:

  • 28st September 2018

Please note:

  • A full, clean UK drivers licence would be advantageous.

Please send CV’s to James@guerilla.co.uk

If you’re looking for a dynamic, multi award-winning communications agency with great potential for progression, a proven track record and a family-feel…

…look no further because we are now hiring. 

Guerilla is a full service agency delivering highly effective marketing solutions, including brand strategy, design, advertising and digital strategy, for clients across the UK and Europe from our offices in the heart of vibrant Newcastle upon Tyne.

Due to our on-going growth, we are looking to hire an ambitious New Business Sales Professional with a passion, hunger and drive to succeed in sales, to join our established and experienced core team. You will have at least a two-year B2B tack record generating new client opportunities.

The package

  • Competitive, negotiable basic (£16-20k) depending on experience.
  • Commission rewarded for customer acquisition.

The Role

  • Telephone, email, social media prospecting.
  • Project management & working collaboratively with a team.
  • Promote a range of our services and products.
  • You will introduce and demonstrate the agencies capabilities to new prospective clients, whilst building a sustainable pipeline of new business opportunity.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £16,000.00 to £20,000.00 / year basic plus commission

Experience:

  • Sales: 2 years
  • Business Development: 1 year

Requirement:

  • Full, clean UK drivers licence

Education:

  • Degree

Closing date:

  • 31st August 2018

Please send CV’s to James@guerilla.co.uk

We are looking for Account Executives to support our Newcastle-based Account Managers in the vibrant client services department of our multi award-winning communications agency.

The Role: 

As an Account Executive, together with the wider account management team, you will be the bridge between the client and the agency, responsible for ensuring the smooth running of client accounts.

You will need to develop effective working relationships with client contacts, and all the key functions that go into creating the agency’s output. You will get involved with problem solving, account administration, drafting internal and external communications and documenting progress on a variety of agency projects.

You will work closely with… 

  • Agency Client Services Team.
  • Agency Creative Services Team.
  • Finance / Accounts.
  • External: Client marketing team and other agencies on the Client’s roster (e.g. media and public relations agencies; regulatory bodies etc.)

The responsibilities: 

  • Building good working relationships with client and agency contacts.
  • Managing the day-to-day administration of the client account, including issuing of invoices, timing plans, estimates and client contact notes.
  • Organising a variety of meetings, including room bookings, catering, technology, transport and informing attendees.
  • Attending client briefings and gathering relevant data to support the development of creative briefs.
  • Preparing materials for presenting creative work.
  • Supporting the development of creative work by documenting client feedback and attending creative review meetings.
  • Monitoring project deadlines and budgets, identifying and communicating potential changes that may be required.
  • Maintaining accurate records of meetings, decisions and next actions.

Those who succeed in this role are… 

  • Interested in marketing, business and communications.
  • Personable and able to work effectively with a variety of different people.
  • Organised, with strong attention to detail and time management skills.
  • Effective communicators, both verbally and in writing.
  • Able to manage projects, budgets and events.
  • Flexible with good problem solving skills.

Job Type: Full-time, Newcastle upon Tyne

Salary: £18,000.00

Education:

  • Degree

Closing date:

  • 31st August 2018

Please note:

  • A full, clean UK drivers licence would be advantageous.

Please send CV’s to James@guerilla.co.uk