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Promotions Executive, Norwich

Brand: Archant

Location: Norwich (Head Office)

Closing date: Aug. 17, 2018

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This is an exciting new role for a recent graduate with a degree in digital marketing/advertising or a junior marketing assistant who is looking to broaden their experience. Your great communication skills and ideas will be used to work with local businesses and create promotions that will enhance their brand, boost our audience engagement and please the communities we serve using our well-loved media brands EDP/Evening News, Norfolk Life magazine etc.

With a strong emphasis on digital promotions and ecommerce you will meet with retailers, businesses and organisations to create ideas that will drive more customers to them and boost their brand. Ideas might include discounts, BOGOF promotions, events, voucher codes, offers, sponsorships, competitions and rebates.

It’s an ideas role where you are thinking about what will work for our brands, who are our target audience and what can I do to increase our brand awareness and market their products/event/shop with new and better promotional ideas.

It will also hold responsibility for looking after our online shop selling products through the creation of engaging adverts across our extensive portfolio of publications, websites and social media channels.

The chosen candidate will have:

  • Background or education in digital marketing/advertising (or related)
  • Great communication skills and an eye for detail
  • Confident digital/online/social media awareness
  • Results-focused approach
  • Ability to generate new and effective ideas
  • Media, promotions, sales, advertising experience/knowledge
  • B2B or B2C face-to-face experience
  • Strong organisation and IT skills
  • A full valid driving licence


  • Basic starting £18,000
  • Company car
  • Full 25 days paid holiday + statutory bank holidays (if full time)
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Archant Gold – matched charity fundraising
  • Give as You Earn – tax-free charity giving scheme
  • Ongoing training and personal performance reviews


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 20 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 ‘Archanteers’ 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 Bentley, 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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