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Digital Sales & Marketing Manager, Norwich

Brand: Archant

Location: Norwich (Head Office)

Closing date: March 23, 2018

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An exciting new sales opportunity in the digital marketing solutions space.

We are a forward-thinking media business, proud of our history and obsessive about our transformation in this ever-changing digital world. At its core, the creation of this Digital Sales & Marketing opportunity is centered on new business development and the evolution of the way we support our customers.

We are on a mission to make effective digital marketing solutions accessible to all businesses, large or small, and we aim to become a one-stop shop for all of their marketing and advertising needs. Through a recent partnership we now have a full range of digital marketing services to complement our own products and services. This combination of products, allied to our local market knowledge and expertise, give us a unique platform from which to launch this role.

As a Digital Sales & Marketing Manager you will be able to totally focus on selling to new or digitally-new customers. Your time will be spent meeting potential customers, pitching and winning new business and then eventually handing that new customer onto a dedicated account management specialist so you can move onto what you do best – engaging with prospects and winning new business.


  • Source, prospect and research new business contacts and opportunities.
  • Demonstrate their success in winning new clients and contracts.
  • Be adaptable and comfortable with change – digital moves fast and change is constant.
  • Be curious and willing to apply themselves and learn new things – you don’t need to be a digital marketing expert or have worked in media.
  • Be independent and accountable for your performance – develop a sales pipeline, forecast on all activity and deliver results.
  • Work within a new and emerging team – be collaborative, supportive and flexible as the team grows.


  • Genuine competitive salary – our focus is on finding the right person and we would welcome an honest and open discussion with you.
  • Competitive, uncapped commission package.
  • 1st class training (hence media experience not essential).
  • 25 days holiday + bank hols.
  • Give as You Earn – tax-free, charity giving scheme.


For more information or to apply for this opportunity please email us your interest/CV to If we are interested we will call you within 48 hours of receipt to discuss further with you.


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.

You can discover what it’s like to work here in our Careers Centre at and for a complete view of our portfolio, visit

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!
  • 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 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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