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Account Manager – Archant Dialogue, Norwich


Brand: Archant

Location: Norwich (Head Office)

Closing date: Oct. 19, 2018

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Archant Dialogue is a content and marketing agency that curates, distributes and markets content across multiple platforms; in print, online, on mobile and on the move. We work with prestigious clients such as Harley-Davidson, Bentley Motors, Porsche Club GB, Center Parcs, AGA, Brittany Ferries and Royal Ascot.

We are currently looking for an Account Manager who will work across a number of our client accounts.

As a trusted partner of the clients, you will work with their best interests at heart, proactively driving the accounts to deliver innovative and award-winning content and magazines.

As Account Manager you will be the driving force behind each account, working with multiple stakeholders internally to create and develop new ideas. You will be the face of the accounts, ensuring that the team constantly exceeds clients’ expectations.

This role will involve:

  • Taking a lead in delivering clients’ content and customer magazines.
  • Leading a team to provide an exceptional level of client service.
  • Detailed production scheduling.
  • Giving weekly status reports to the internal team and client.
  • Liaising with internal team’s editors, sales and designers.
  • Identifying broader, new opportunities and ideas.
  • Liaising with clients at a senior level on a day-to-day basis.
  • Completing projects to a specific schedule and within an agreed budget.

It is essential that you have:

  • An agency background (advertising, marketing, PR, digital) as an Account Manager.
  • Experience in developing client accounts.
  • A background in marketing, content or publishing.
  • Willingness to travel throughout UK and potentially Europe.
  • Ability to think strategically and creatively.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Keen attention to detail and budgetary restraints.
  • Full awareness of creative processes and techniques – including digital platforms.

ABOUT US

We are Archant. The UK’s leading local media company.

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

ABOUT US

We are Archant. The UK’s leading local media company.

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

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

But we’re 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 we’re 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.

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 20 modules to choose from keeps you at the top of your game.
  • There’s 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 ‘Archanteers’ and help organise some rip-roaring team nights out!
  • Archant’s 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 Bentley, Center Parcs, Royal Ascot and Harley Davidson.
  • We stage over 100 must-attend events per year. From intimate and interactive digital learning sessions for SMEs…to major show-stoppers at London Olympia.

We offer a salary up to £25,000 per annum depending on experience. Additional benefits include 5 weeks annual leave, a contributory pension scheme, Archant Gold (charity matched funding), tax-free Cycle to Work Scheme, holiday discounts, access to a discount shopping website offering online and in-store discounts, reloadable cards & cash-back, Employee Care Counselling and Advisory Service, Canada Life Bereavement and Probate Service, Westfield Health Scheme, long service award and Give as You Earn tax-free donations to charity.

To apply for this vacancy please submit your CV or complete an application form and email it to group.applications@archant.co.uk. Please enter “A/C Manager” in the subject header.

Closing date for receiving applications is Friday 19th October 2018.

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