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Sales Administrator, Ipswich

Brand: Archant

Location: Ipswich

Closing date: Nov. 16, 2018

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Working within our friendly Ipswich office, this opportunity sits within our successful advertising team who provide digital and print advertising solutions for businesses and organisations across Suffolk.

We are looking for an experienced administrator who will ensure that all tasks are completed accurately by the required deadline. It is vital that you have great attention to detail, taking pride in what you do and ensuring that there are no errors in the text uploaded.

Carrying out a variety of sales administration tasks, you will be the backbone of our Suffolk sales teams, ensuring the planning, booking and delivery of sales campaigns are completed whilst ensuring the collation of advertising copy together with general sales admin duties are completed correctly and on time.

We are looking for a sales administrator who is PC literate and proficient in CRM and order booking systems as well as a competent user of Microsoft Word and Excel. With previous experience of working in a busy and demanding role, you will be able to demonstrate excellent organisational skills, the ability to work under pressure and be confident to communicate with internal and external customers as necessary.

Having a keen interest in digital media and print advertising would ensure that this role delivers the excitement and challenge that you are looking for.


  • Excellent IT abilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good organisational and planning ability
  • Strengths of team working
  • Preference to work in a busy, fast-paced environment


  • Basic salary paying up to £19,000
  • Full 25 days paid holiday + statutory bank holidays
  • Free monthly publications
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Archant Gold – matched charity fundraising
  • Give As You Earn – tax-free charity giving scheme


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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