Norwich, Archant Norfolk
Closing date: 27/01/2017
Archant publish a wide range of market-leading magazines and this opportunity is working on one of the countys most popular lifestyle magazine "EDP Norfolk Magazine" and other magazines including "Lets Talk". EDP Norfolk Magazine is a prestigious lifestyle magazine that celebrates the very finest and beautiful aspects of our lovely royal county of Norfolk.
As an Account Manager based from our head office in the city centre, you will sell print and digital advertising solutions to a client base in Wroxham, Acle, Great Yarmouth and the coast. As well as having a healthy client base to manage you need to be experienced at contacting lapsed clients and targeting new clients whose business will benefit from advertising to the affluent readers of the magazine.
It is important that you have the desire and drive to meet targets, that you are commercially aware, can converse intellectually with clients and through careful consultation advise them on the right print or digital campaign for them.
This opportunity also allows you to use your creative flair, advising clients on the look of their advert and working alongside our editorial team to create the right features that will appeal to your client base.
This is a superb career opportunity for a sales-focused individual who will enjoy meeting a range of clients and providing them with creative, relevant advertising campaigns in both print and digital.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:
Strong B2B face-to-face sales experience
Media advertising or other concept-selling background
A creative ability to present bespoke solutions to clients
A persuasive, influential nature
A consultative, customer-focussed approach
Must have a full valid driving licence
SALARY, BONUS & BENEFITS
Basic starting salary of up to £22,000
Company car, laptop, tablet and phone
Achievable monthly bonus structure and on-target earnings of £8,400 annum
Full 25 days paid holiday + statutory bank holidays
Free weekly & monthly publications
Cycle to Work scheme
Archant Gold matched charity fundraising
Give as You Earn tax-free charity giving scheme
Structured career progression, ongoing training and personal performance reviews
Archant is a privately owned media company serving geographical and specialist interest communities across a wide range of media and employing around 1,600 staff.
It is the fifth largest regional newspaper publisher in the UK with titles in East Anglia, London, Kent and the South West, publishing 1.6 million copies a week in print and reaching six million readers [a month] online. Its portfolio of more than 50 news brands includes the Eastern Daily Press in Norfolk, the East Anglian Daily Times in Suffolk and the Ham & High in London.
Archant is the largest publisher of regional and local lifestyle magazines and associated digital media in the UK. It also owns a range of specialist magazine titles circulating mainly in the UK and USA. Its portfolio of 80 magazine titles reaches an average of more than three million readers every month across the UK. In recent years it has extended its activities into exhibitions, events and digital media focussed on the Weddings and French property markets.
Archant has a broad portfolio of digital media assets and marketing services supporting its more traditional media. In 2013 it won a licence to broadcast television to the city of Norwich. The service, Mustard TV, has been broadcasting on Freeview channel 8 since March 2014. It is also a prolific publisher of mobile Apps on the Apple and Android platforms in the UK.
The group, which was founded in 1845, has its roots in Norwich where most of its back office functions are located and has frontline staff based in the communities that it serves across the UK.
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Very shortly after receiving your CV, if we are interested we will call you to understand why you believe you have all the right attributes and are perfect to be shortlisted for interview, so please be prepared and look forward to this phone call. We will be shortlisting and interviewing candidates on a rolling basis up to this date so apply asap. All applications and enquiries will be dealt with in the strictest confidence.