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Account Manager, Ipswich

Brand: EADT Suffolk Magazine

Location: Ipswich

Closing date: Oct. 31, 2019

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We have a 12-month Account Manager opportunity on our successful East Anglian Daily Times Suffolk magazine. You will be regularly meeting with new and existing advertisers, exploring with them different ideas that will work well for their brand. The portfolio of options on offer include print advertising, podcasts, events, video and digital advertising/marketing services.

Suffolk is a beautiful magazine that celebrates the very best aspects of life in this fabulous county and it’s usually luxury brands that want to affiliate themselves with the audience of this prestigious magazine. Your customers will be in the west of the county and the majority of your time will be spent really understanding their advertising and marketing needs and being as creative as possible to bring their brands to life.

Because our digital offering is so strong it’s important you are savvy in this area and certainly know your way around SEO, social media, DPM, display and programmatic options. We do run regular digital master classes keeping you afoot of new and developing ideas.

With our excellent product training and our continuous development programme, we’ll show you how to develop first-class solutions for our customers, cultivate excellent business relationships and present effective and innovative ideas that will provide real value and response for our customers.


  • Have previous sales experience
  • Have a full valid driving licence
  • Be great at listening and building rapport with clients
  • Be digitally savvy
  • Be prone to having new commercial ideas that work
  • Love magazines and advertising/marketing
  • Have the motivation and focus to work independently
  • Thrive in target-driven environment


  • Basic starting salary of up to £22k
  • Commission OTE potential £8,400 per annum
  • Company car or allowance
  • Full 25 days paid holiday + statutory bank holidays, pro rata
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Archant Gold – matched charity fundraising
  • Give As You Earn – tax-free charity giving scheme
  • Ongoing training and personal performance reviews


If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your CV to together with a short covering note/email saying why you believe you have the right experience and character for a role like this.

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.

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