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Sales Manager, Ipswich

Brand: Archant

Location: Ipswich

Closing date: Jan. 11, 2019

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We are a vibrant, forward-thinking media business with an ever-expanding portfolio of print and digital marketing solutions that include Facebook and Google. We are recruiting for a Sales Manager who will bring fresh ideas and really make this role their own and will inspire and drive the advertising sales team to ongoing success.

A successful sales manager in Archant looks like this. They have great people-management skills, they are hands-on working with the team to achieve results. They want the best for their people and will develop them beyond their role, each day they set their team up for success and inspire them to be at their best. They coach, encourage and motivate – they recruit brilliant team members and manage each individual individually!

This team’s aim is to offer the right multi-platform campaigns such as print or digital display advertising, programmatic display, mobile websites, apps, e-newsletters and social media and therefore ideally you will need to be well versed in all or some of these print/digital arenas.

We will ensure that you have all the data you need to understand the large revenue stream you will have responsibility for. So the need to be financially adept at understanding these accounting lines and reporting targets, forecasts, budgets and plans with the ability to deliver this in bite-sized pieces for your individual team members is paramount to the success of this opportunity.


  • Experience of driving teams to achieve set targets in B2B environment
  • Ability to understand the financials and set targets & report against forecasts
  • Ideally sound digital advertising/marketing knowledge
  • Media, marketing & communications or advertising background ideally
  • Ability to influence, persuade and engage many other internal stakeholders
  • Strong coaching, mentoring and dual calling experience
  • Ability to manage phone-based teams


  • Basic starting salary of up to £35,000 + car allowance
  • Achievable monthly commission structure and on-target earnings of £14,400 per annum
  • 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
  • Structured career progression, ongoing training and personal performance reviews


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 know we won’t be appointing until the New Year, but would like CVs and notes of interest as soon as possible.

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