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Client Account Manager, Wokingham


Brand: Sporting Shooter

Location: Wokingham

Closing date: June 7, 2019

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We are looking for a Client Account Manager who will obsess about the service our high-value clients receive. You will be passionate about the advertising and marketing campaigns we run for these key clients and will constantly be looking at new and creative solutions to add value and improvement to their brands.

Our portfolio of magazines that these key accounts currently have print and digital campaigns with sit in our specialist range and include Sporting Shooter, Canal Boat, France and our Pilot titles.

You will be someone who can offer hands-on guidance and inject these high-value clients with new ideas and strategy and the latest insights in marketing for SME businesses. The majority of your time will be spent travelling to meet with these clients throughout the country to understand their current advertising and marketing needs and offer them the very best creative solutions and client service possible.

The success of growing and building the revenue stream from these key accounts is ultimately the focus of the role and therefore you will need to thrive in a targeted work environment and have great confidence in your own ability to achieve this growth.

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:

  • Passion for marketing & advertising campaigns
  • Experience of managing high-value accounts
  • Passion for offering a first-class service
  • Ability to deliver client expectations
  • Excellent track record in adding value to key accounts
  • Background in achieving set targets
  • Proven experience in growing key accounts
  • Confidence to communicate new strategy/ideas

This challenging role will give you a great opportunity to travel throughout the UK and potentially abroad and we are ideally looking for someone who will live close to our base for these magazines which is Wokingham or Cheltenham.

SALARY, BONUS & BENEFITS

  • Basic starting salary of up to £30,000
  • Achievable OTE £14,000 per annum
  • Car allowance
  • Free life assurance
  • One volunteer day per annum
  • 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

WHAT NEXT?

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.

We will be shortlisting and interviewing candidates as soon as possible so please apply asap. All applications and enquiries will be dealt with in the strictest confidence.

If you haven’t heard from us within 2 weeks you can assume that you have been unsuccessful as unfortunately we are not able to respond to every application.

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.

To apply, please send your CV to employment@archant.co.uk

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