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Monday Moves: Everton FC, BBC, Banc Media, HGA Creative, Havas Lynx and more

Each week, Monday Moves collates all the recent job-related news on Prolific North, as well as running through all the new opportunities on our job board. 

There were plenty of comings and goings in our news pages last week.

Cheshire East Council has promoted Beverley Walkden over 40 external applicants to be its new head of comms, and she has immediately brought in two industry heavyweights on an interim basis.

The group head of PR at has left the Chester-headquartered company to set up her own agency and there are two new staff in the Manchester office of Mirror Online.

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The former chief operating officer at Trinity Mirror has taken a non-executive director role at Dentsu Aegis, and Manchester’s Shoot the Moon has a new head of digital strategy.

There was also a promotion for Scott Davies at, and we spoke to him about the new role.

Everton FC are on the lookout for a two new roles on our job board.

The Goodison Park club needs a Senior Press and PR Manager to ensure that the ‘Everton Story’ is told, and you’ll also be helping with its daily press office function. A proven record of managing campaigns with community and sport focuses is a must.

Everton are also looking for a Designer to join its marketing team. You’ll be tasked with delivering high quality creative across the club’s departments and platforms, and as such “exceptional” Mac skills are demanded.

The BBC has an opening for a Research Manager to join its BBC North Audiences team at MediaCityUK. You’ll be working across all platforms (TV, radio, online, mobile etc.) with a focus on understanding perceptions and behaviours of audiences in the North of England. A “thorough understanding” of industry data sources such as BARB and RAJAR is required.

Banc Media is looking for any “unfulfilled sales consultants” to get in touch for a role selling its search marketing product. There’s an OTE of over £60k for the first year.

HGA Creative has an opening for a Video Producer to lead projects from initial brief to execution. You must be a skilled camera operator with lighting, editing, motion graphics and animation skills.

Peppermint Soda is looking for a Business Development Manager with at least five years’ experience and “dogged determination” to win new business for the Cheshire agency.

Havas Lynx has three roles going at its Manchester office – Planner, Creative and Copy Writer – while One Marketing Communications has a vacancy for a PR Account Manager and a Social Media Apprentice.

The Write Angle is looking for a PR Senior Account Executive/Junior Account Manager to work across public sector, B2B and consumer clients, and Turn Key in Leeds is after an Account Executive with at least six months’ experience.

For all latest vacancies, see our jobs board or follow us on Twitter at @ProlificJobs.

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