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Media Sales Executive, Norwich

Brand: Eastern Daily Press (EDP24)

Location: Norwich (Head Office)

Closing date: Nov. 11, 2019

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Our busy Classified team have an opportunity for a Media Sales Executive who will sell print and digital advertising solutions to businesses across Norfolk. We are not expecting to you have any previous knowledge of advertising so this is a great opportunity to step into the world of media and take full advantage of the fantastic programme of training we offer.

It is essential that you have had a few months of outbound telephone experience – enough to know that you were good at it, you enjoyed working to targets and enjoyed the buzz of the sale and of course the extra income you could earn through monthly bonuses. If you are now looking to hone these skills in a professional, supportive company and a busy lively team which offers progression for the most successful, then this is for you.

Our range of media titles include EDP 24, EDP, Evening News, Norfolk Magazine, LS24, Let’s Talk and our Advertiser & Times series – just some of the 13 trusted local brands that make up a strong advertising portfolio for local businesses to use to advertise.

We are based in Norwich city centre and working hours Monday to Friday 9am to 5:30pm (no parking).


  • Proven telephone sales experience
  • Strong B2B or B2C sales background
  • Excellent business acumen, able to converse well with a range of clients
  • Preference to win new business and create own leads
  • Some knowledge of print and digital solutions
  • Willing to learn and develop within the media industry


• Basic starting salary of £18k • Structured career progression with the ability to increase to £18,500 after one year’s service • OTE £8,400 per annum • New starters bonus scheme to support bonus potential in 1st 6 months • Full 25 days paid holiday + statutory bank holidays • Cycle to Work scheme • 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.

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