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Digital Sales Coach, Cheltenham

Brand: Archant

Location: Cheltenham

Closing date: March 8, 2019

Download: Application form (PDF)

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Download: Job Description & Person Spec

We are recruiting, for the first time an experienced Digital Sales Coach who will coach and support our sales teams in our Cheltenham office and beyond. Our teams sell print and digital advertising solutions to businesses who wish to engage with the audiences that enjoy our beautiful portfolio of specialist and lifestyle magazines.

Your role will be to ensure that our teams have the digital knowledge to consult well with advertisers and fully appreciate how to sell and explain these products to our customers. It is vital that you have a fantastic knowledge of digital advertising & marketing services including programmatic, digital display, websites, SEO, Paid Search & Social Media.

Your experience will mean that you have a range of coaching interventions that will develop the individual’s knowledge and ability to sell. This will be done through side-by-side coaching, making and listening to sales calls, dual calling, creating power sessions and assisting the teams to follow our on-line LEARN programs.

You will also have responsibility to create and follow-up each persons training development plans ensuring that as an individual and a team they and driven to further on-going success.

You will have the personality, energy and drive to motivate and inspire the teams to achieve their full potential. Some of our teams are home workers so there will be a fair amount of travelling with the position to meet these more remote workers as well as working with the team based in our Cheltenham office.


• Extensive Digital Media knowledge/experience • Proven sales background • Excellent training and coaching skills • Tenacity, enthusiasm and determination • Outstanding communication skills both written & verbal • Ability to review and adapt key business objectives as required


• Basic starting salary of up to and including £28k • Laptop, tablet and phone • Full 25 days paid holiday + statutory bank holidays • Free weekly & monthly publications • Cycle to Work scheme • Archant Gold – matched charity fund raising • Give as You Earn – tax-free charity giving scheme


Very shortly 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, so please be prepared and look forward to this phone call. All applications and enquiries will be dealt with in the strictest confidence.


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!
  • 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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