Brand: The Comet
Closing date: March 26, 2019
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If you’re passionate about selling, have a keen interest in digital marketing 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 marketing solutions across our portfolio of well-known and popular media brands that include The Comet, The Herts Advertiser and Welwyn Hatfield Times as well as a fantastic range of digital products and assets that include Google and Facebook products, websites, video and SEO solutions. You will also be an ambassador for our other multi-media platforms such as Hertfordshire Life magazine, Hertfordshire Business Awards, local community awards, alongside our new ‘Enjoy Harpenden More’ brand. This sales opportunity is based from Stevenage but covers Hatfield, St Albans, Potters Bar, and villages/small towns in between
As the Media Account Manager for the area you will be in regular consultation with an array of clients, providing advertising and marketing solutions on our market-leading portfolio of products. You will, as a result of consulting with our customers and understanding their needs, offer the correct multi-platform campaigns such as awards sponsorship, targeted digital display advertising, websites, content marketing and e-marketing along with our print portfolio.
The challenge for local media businesses to remain relevant to their core SME customers is significant. An integral part of the role is to build a strong business network of contacts by attending local events and becoming the face of local media advertising and a trusted advisor to these businesses.
The majority of your time is spent visiting clients, presenting our portfolio of products, learning and listening and providing credible consultations with businesses throughout the area. You will be supported by a manager in our Stevenage offices with daily communication and a weekly team meeting/one-to-one.
This challenging yet fulfilling role will really give you the chance to shine and develop existing long-term relationships to the next level. Alongside a professional sales approach, you must be able to communicate at all levels and deliver complex presentations and host question and answer sessions at board level.
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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.
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