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Account Manager – Dorset Magazine

Brand: Dorset Magazine

Location: Home Based

Closing date: Dec. 13, 2019

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Dorset Magazine is a beautiful magazine that celebrates the very best aspects of life in this fabulous county. As an Account Manager you will be meeting our advertisers and advising and helping them understand the right print and digital marketing/advertising options that will work best for their brands and needs.

This luxury title links similar brands with our readers so we are keen to meet candidates who have perhaps sold similar quality/luxury brands or services. This is fantastic area, the client base and potential is really strong, the magazine is well-loved and has a strong distribution through leading retailers like M&S and Waitrose and at premier events throughout the county.

As well as our strong print offering we also offer a wide range of advertising opportunities via digital, video, events and leaflets. You will work with clients throughout the county giving them expert advice on what is the best, most cost-effective mix of advertising to achieve their aims. It’s important that you are digitally savvy and certainly know your way around SEO, social media, DPM, display and programmatic options.


  • 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 and ability to converse well with senior contacts
  • Ability to build networks at functions and through social media
  • Advertising/marketing/local media knowledge or background
  • Ability to create inspiring campaigns and advertising solutions


  • Basic starting salary of up to £23,000
  • 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


If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your CV to

Please note that if you have not been invited in for an interview within two weeks of your application, then you can assume on this occasion that you have been unsuccessful.

We reserve the right to change the closing date at any time during the recruitment process, so please apply asap as we will be dealing with applications as soon as they arrive.


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 40 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 Staff Forums and help organise some rip-roaring team nights out!
  • 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 SMEs…to major show-stoppers at London Olympia.

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