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Media Account Manager

Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

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Media Account Manager
Great Yarmouth

Due to exciting expansion of our Great Yarmouth offices, a rare opportunity has become available for an Account Manager to work on our well-known and popular brands such as the Yarmouth Mercury, Lowestoft Journal and Advertiser Series, as well as Eastern Daily Press, East Anglian Daily Times and our Norfolk & Suffolk magazines.

Based from Great Yarmouth, we have an opportunity for an Account Manager to manage advertising clients that are based across the east coast. The role will see you selling print and digital advertising campaigns to both new and existing clients. You will therefore enjoy driving to meet clients, improving current advertising campaigns and inspiring businesses with creative, tailor-made solutions that will give them a great return on their investment.

The challenge for local media businesses to remain relevant to their core SME customers is significant. An integral part of the role is to build a strong business network of contacts by attending local events and becoming the face of local media advertising and a trusted advisor to these businesses.

The majority of your time is spent visiting clients, presenting our portfolio of products, learning and listening and providing credible consultations with businesses throughout the area.

The challenging yet fulfilling role will really give you the chance to shine and develop existing long-term relationships to the next level. Alongside a professional sales approach, you must be able to communicate at all levels. This is a superb opportunity for a sales-focused individual who will enjoy dealing with a range of clients and providing them with creative, relevant advertising campaigns in both print and digital.

Proven media sales experience
Working knowledge of print and digital solutions
Strong B2B sales background
Proven track record in selling to SMEs/professional businesses
Excellent business acumen, able to converse well with senior contacts
Ability to build networks at functions and through social media
Advertising/marketing/local media knowledge or background
Preference to win new business and create own leads
Ability to work well with editors and business writers
Ability to create inspiring campaigns and advertising solutions

Up to £33,000 per annum inc OTE
Company car
Full 25 days paid holiday + statutory bank holidays
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


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 calling and shortlisting for interview on a rolling basis so please apply as soon as possible. All applications and enquiries will be dealt with in the strictest confidence.


We are Archant. The UKs leading local media company.

Archant people are driven, motivated and passionate about positive change.

We are proud of our historyof our trusted, market-leading heritage newspaper and magazine brands that remain an integral part of everyday life.

But were forward-thinking people too. We obsess about innovation, creativity, service and expertise, relentlessly striving to be the most engaging media in every community we serve.

We are on a mission to make digital marketing accessible to all. We build websites, provide complete SEO services and deliver targeted, bespoke digital campaigns that fit our clients objectives seamlessly.

We produce video, animation, e-newsletters, apps, blogs content that brings storytelling to life.

We stage vibrant, celebrated, must-attend events where like-minded people come together

And because were ideas people, we think fluidly. Our multi-award winning New European national tabloid broke all records as the fastest newspaper launch in history just nine days from concept to hitting the shops.

You can discover what its like to work here in our Careers Centre at and for a complete view of our portfolio, visit

A few facts about us:
We operate over 140 news, lifestyle and special-interest brands throughout Britain.
Every member of our family receives ongoing development from in-house trainers, complete with interactive online learning. Over 40 modules to choose from keeps you at the top of your game.
Theres always something new. Hive, our in-house social media, allows you to find new friends with shared interests and have your say on all things Archant. Come join our Staff Forums and help organise some rip-roaring team nights out!
Archants state-of-the-art print centre team have won numerous awards for their service levels and green credentials. As well as our own newspapers, we print over 40 other publications for brands including The Racing Post, Classic Car Weekly and Oxfam. Our giant presses can print 22 full newspapers per second!
Dialogue is our content marketing agency, producing gorgeous magazines for clients including Rolls Royce, Center Parcs, Royal Ascot and Harley Davidson.
We stage over 100 must-attend events per year. From intimate and interactive digital learning sessions for SMEsto major show-stoppers at London Olympia.

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