Careers

With a diverse and exciting client base and a team focussed on continuous growth and development, we are always on the lookout for great talent.  If you think, design, develop, create, write, tweet, plan, strategise, search or solve then we would love to hear from you. Just get in touch at people@liquorice.marketing with a little bit about you.

A note for recruitment agencies:

All jobs listed are for direct applicants only. We do not pay fees to agencies which do not have a signed agreement with us. If you submit a candidate's CV speculatively, it is our policy not to pay the introduction fee.

Current Vacancies

Account Manager

Posted: 16/04/2021

Liquorice is looking to add a strong Account Manager to their team who produces high-quality work with excellent interpersonal skills. Ideally, this person will be looking to progress and develop their career from a junior to mid-level position.

This role will include working with regionally dispersed and multi-skilled colleagues in a flexible and supportive environment. With a relaxed and fun working culture we offer you the opportunity to take ownership of projects and get involved with a diverse range of technologies and clients including charities, corporates and governmental. The type of person we expect will suit this role is some who…

Personally:

  • Is relentlessly curious.
  • Has a keen eye for detail.
  • The drive and confidence to develop your role.
  • A strong relationship builder who inspires confidence and authority.
  • Is a collaborative team player.
  • Is commercially and creatively astute.
  • Is a capable problem solver.
  • Is responsible and accountable for their own and others’ work.
  • A can-do person who challenges the status quo on a daily basis.

Has essential experience and skills of:

Essential

  • Minimum of 2 years’ in an agency client services role.
  • Degree educated; Marketing preferred.
  • Proven track record of dealing with multiple stakeholders.
  • Methodical approach to dealing with information.
  • Able to develop and write creative briefs.
  • Effective communicator through phone, email and in person.
  • Understanding of the creative process.
  • A people person who naturally collaborates and inspires those around them.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Finely-tuned organisational skills.

Desirable

  • Confident liaising at all levels.
  • Additional digital expertise.
  • UK Driving License.

For the full job specification please see the attached specification.

Salary: A competitive salary of 25,000 – 30,000k + bonus (depending on candidate experience). We also offer additional benefits such as a company pension, 33 days holiday including bank holidays and a cycle to work scheme.

Location: This role is based in our Cheltenham office although we have offices in Carlisle and London too.

Contract type: Full-time. 37.5 hours per week.

To apply, click 'apply now' below or send us an e-mail with your CV and why you think you would be good for this role to people@liquorice.marketing. We look forward to hearing from you!

Financial Controller

Posted: 08/04/2021

The focus points of this role will be to ensure the continued successful growth of the business, whilst leading and developing a first-class finance function within the company. This role will oversee all aspects of financial management and control. Reporting directly into the CEO/CFO, you will be required to influence and add value from day one.

This role will include working with regionally dispersed and multi-skilled colleagues in a flexible, supportive environment with a relaxed and fun working culture. The type of person we expect will suit this role is some who…

Personally has:

  • A meticulous eye for detail.
  • The ability to work autonomously and use initiative to resolve issues but escalate problems or questions where appropriate.
  • The ability to work under pressure.
  • The ability to work flexibly to meet the needs of the business.
  • The ability to be a strong leader and decision maker.
  • The attitudes of resilient, independent, positive, self-motivated, adaptable, flexible, and open-minded.
  • The characteristics of a personable team player.
  • A willingness to "muck in".
  • A commercially focused and analytical mind.
  • The capability to travel to regional office if required.
  • The capability to mentor and train an Accounts Assistant in the finance team which you would take ownership of building.

Technically has:

  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA level qualifications with a proven background in a hands-on Finance Manager and/or Financial Controller role within a SME environment.
  • Full confidence with ICT and competent in Excel to at least an intermediate level.
  • Full confidence in using Xero accounts, with proven experience in terms of entering data and producing reports.

Has the experience of:

Essential

  • Working in a busy, scaling business, working autonomously or in a small team.
  • Flexibility in their approach to work and a willingness to assist other departments as the need arises.
  • Being results-orientated with ability to work under pressure, and to use initiative to resolve issues (a completer/finisher).
  • Being organised in thought process, good presentation skills and ability to express financial information clearly to non-financial colleagues.
  • Excellent planning and time management skills with ability to consistently meet exacting deadlines.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build effective business and customer relationships (both in person and at a distance).

Desirable

  • Full UK driving licence.

Main responsibilities would include:

  • Oversee all aspects of financial control and management, identifying areas for business and process improvement.
  • Contribute actively to the development and implementation of both business and general management strategy, representing the finance function at appropriate management and Board meetings.
  • Participate in contract negotiations and contribute to business tender documents as required, providing support in terms of financial modelling and due diligence, and ensuring the business engages in sound commercial obligations that are consistent with strategy and add value.
  • Lead and coordinate the preparation, compilation and presentation of business plans and budgets.
  • Ensure the consistent delivery of accurate and timely financial reports according to business requirements, and the provision of effective forecasts including early warnings where KPI’s are under threat.
  • Proactively manage cash flow for the business, including all areas of purchase ledger and credit control.
  • Preparation of the annual financial accounts, liaison with the statutory auditors and presentation of the results to board members.
  • Oversee the monthly payroll process and ensure that obligations arising from the remuneration policy are met.
  • Monitor and advise on all requests for capital expenditure, ensuring they are in line with business strategy and financial objectives, and oversee asset management.
  • Ensure the security and stability of the business through sound risk management, business continuity planning and appropriate insurances.
  • Oversee all aspects of corporate governance and compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Lead the development of business information and financial systems, ensuring they are fit for current and future purpose.
  • Reviewing and analysing the performance of the business.
  • Ad hoc project work and systems development.
  • Budgeting, forecasting and commercial performance analysis.
  • Managing key deliverables e.g. VAT, Annual Returns and Corporation Tax
  • Deal with external auditors in year-end process.
  • Manage cash reconciliation process.

Salary: A competitive salary of 50,000 – 60,000k + bonus (depending on candidate experience and location). We also offer additional benefits of a company pension, private medical, 33 days holiday including bank holidays, cycle to work scheme and any company equipment such as laptops or phones.

Location: This role can be based in either our Cheltenham or Birmingham office.

Contract type: Full-time. 37.5 hours per week.

Interview process: 2 interviews.

To apply, click 'apply now' below or send us an e-mail with your CV and why you think you would be good for this role to people@liquorice.marketing. We look forward to hearing from you!

Wordpress Developer

Posted: 08/04/2021

Upbeat Productions is a subsidiary of Liquorice looking to add to their core team of developers with someone who produces high-quality work, is naturally curious and is looking to progress their career.

This role will include working with regionally dispersed and multi-skilled colleagues in a flexible and supportive environment. With a relaxed and fun working culture we offer you the opportunity to take ownership of projects and get involved with a diverse range of technologies and clients including charities, corporates and governmental. The type of person we expect will suit this role is some who…

Technically has:

Essential

  • Current strong experience in Wordpress.
  • Current strong experience in PHP frameworks.
  • Solid understanding of HTML, Javascript and CSS.
  • Experience building web-based software in PHP frameworks such as Symfony and Laravel.
  • Experience using databases such as MySQL and Postgres.

Desirable

  • Experience in Drupal frameworks.
  • Experience testing, maintaining and troubleshooting.
  • Solid understanding and experience of git, and experience of continuous integration techniques.
  • Experience using automated testing frameworks.

Personally has:

  • Proven ability to work as part of a team.
  • Good communication ability – written and verbal - in English.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at once whilst also prioritising your own workload and time.
  • Attention to detail.
  • The drive to take responsibility for the quality of work.
  • Passion for new technologies.
  • Interest in helping colleagues and sharing your knowledge.
  • Awareness of the commercial cost implications of time spent on projects.
  • Passion helping to grow a small business.
  • The right to live and work in the UK.

Salary: A competitive salary of 25,000 – 35,000k + bonus (depending on candidate experience and location). We also offer additional benefits such as a company pension, 33 days holiday including bank holidays and a cycle to work scheme.

Location: We are location flexible and have offices in Carlisle, London and Cheltenham. We are currently working remotely, however going forwarding we are looking to offer the flexible option of being fully remote, fully office based or selecting a working schedule that allows for both during the week.

Contract type: Full-time. 37.5 hours per week.

To apply, click 'apply now' below or send us an e-mail with your CV and why you think you would be good for this role to people@liquorice.marketing. We look forward to hearing from you!

Senior Drupal Developer - Upbeat Productions

Posted: 25/09/2020

What we are looking for:

Upbeat Productions is a subsidiary of Liquorice looking to add to their core team of Drupal experts with an experienced, meticulous developer who is comfortable leading projects, speaking with clients, mentoring talent and producing high-quality Drupal and Drupal commerce projects.

Personal and business qualities:

  • Ability to work on multiple projects at once whilst also prioritising your own workload and time.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Pride taking responsibility for the quality of your work.
  • Knowledge of the commercial cost implications of time spent on projects.
  • Experience in working closely alongside, and leading clients
  • An interest in the development and expertise of others.
  • Experience of mentoring and leading others.
  • The right to live and work in the UK.

Salary: a competitive salary of 38,000 – 45,000 + bonus potential depending on experience and location. We also offer additional flexible benefits.

Contract type: Full time and remote/office based. We are location flexible and have offices in Carlisle, London and Cheltenham. With a relaxed and fun working culture we offer you the opportunity to take ownership of projects, mentor colleagues, and get involved in a diverse range of projects and technologies for clients including charities, corporates and governmental.

Freelance specialists

Posted: 25/09/2020

What we are looking for:

We are looking to add to our core team of freelance specialists, working with regionally dispersed and multi-skilled colleagues in a flexible and supportive environment. If you have demonstrated experience in the following areas, we would like to hear from you:

  • Paid Social
  • SEO 
  • PPC
  • Google Analytics
  • Social Content
  • Art Director/Senior Designer
  • Junior Designer
  • Web/UI Design
  • PHP
  • Drupal
  • UX

Contract type: Freelance and remote/office based. We are location flexible and have offices in Carlisle, London and the Cotswolds.

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