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Media Account Manager, Norwich

Brand: Eastern Daily Press (EDP24)

Location: Norwich (Head Office)

Closing date: July 26, 2019

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If you’re passionate about selling, have an interest in digital advertising and are looking for an account manager opportunity that gets you in front of customers then please keep reading.

As an account manager you will have access to sell across the portfolio of our well-known and popular media brands that include EDP, Evening News and Norwich Extra. This is a hybrid role looking after existing advertisers but being hungry and focused to grow this client base and win new business.

Most of your time will be spent out meeting customers, improving current advertising campaigns and inspiring businesses with creative, tailor-made solutions that will give them great results. As well as the traditional print options the role also involves encouraging and showing customers their need for digital solutions that are ideal for them.

We provide first-class training on digital platforms and resources that you will find eye-opening in terms of knowledge and insight. This role is based from our city centre offices in Norwich and you would be given a territory in Norfolk to look after. Our working hours are Monday to Friday 9-5:30pm.


  • Proven B2B face-to-face sales background
  • B2B phone-based experience looking for next career opportunity
  • Advertising/marketing/local media knowledge ideally
  • Proven track record in selling to SMEs/professional businesses
  • Excellent business acumen and ability to converse well at all levels
  • Strengths at building networks at functions and through social media
  • Passion/desire to create inspiring campaigns and advertising solutions


  • Starting salary of up to £25,000
  • Up to £8400 OTE potential
  • Company car
  • New starters bonus scheme to support
  • Full 25 days paid holiday + statutory bank holidays
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Annual volunteering day
  • Archant Gold – matched charity fundraising
  • Give as You Earn – tax-free charity giving scheme


If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your completed application to

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.

We reserve the right to change the closing date at any time during the recruitment process, so please apply asap as we will be dealing with applications as soon as they arrive.


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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