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Content Marketing Creator, Norwich

Brand: Archant

Location: Norwich (Head Office)

Closing date: Nov. 22, 2019

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We are looking for a highly skilled and innovative journalist to work in our newly formed content marketing hub, serving our portfolio of newspapers, magazines and digital platforms across the UK.

This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in the development of Archant’s content marketing strategy, working closely as a team and with commercial colleagues.

You will have the ability to produce content for a wide range of products and platforms across digital magazines, newspapers and social media. An understanding of SEO, social media and digital analytics are essential – as are excellent writing and communication skills. You will also have experience and knowledge of fully understanding and engaging audience.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Digital publishing experience
  • Qualification in, or significant experience of, journalism
  • Great written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong SEO and analytical knowledge
  • Working knowledge of audience engagement
  • Ideally good working knowledge of IT systems, processes and workflows
  • Team working/can-do mentality
  • Knowledge of social media and its capabilities for advertisers
  • Commercial awareness


  • Basic salary of up to £22,000
  • Full 25 days paid holiday + statutory bank holidays
  • Monday to Friday 9am to 5:30pm
  • 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 feel this job is for you, please send your CV to telling us why you’re the best person for the job. We will be reviewing candidates on an ongoing basis so please apply asap. We reserve the right to close the vacancy once a sufficient number of applications have been received.


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 company 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!
  • 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.

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