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Sales Support Co-ordinator (Part Time), Cheltenham

Brand: Archant

Location: Cheltenham

Closing date: Aug. 29, 2018

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Are you interested in joining the UK's largest independently owned regional media business, as a Sales Support Co-ordinator? We are seeking an experienced, highly motivated part time (up to 20 hours per week) Sales Support Co-ordinator based from our vibrant Cheltenham office.

Carrying out a broad variety of administrative tasks, you will be the backbone of our lifestyle and specialist magazine sales teams. Working on dedicated magazine brands you will ensure the planning, booking and processing of sales campaigns are delivered, whilst also ensuring the collation of copy together with general admin duties are completed correctly and on time.

We are looking for an experienced individual who has excellent IT abilities, including MS Word and Excel, who is also proficient in CRM and order booking systems. With previous experience of working in a busy and demanding role, you will be able to demonstrate excellent organisational skills, have a high level of accuracy and the ability to work under pressure and be confident to communicate with internal and external customers as necessary.

You will have a desire to work within a team focused on providing excellent customer service, have a friendly and professional disposition and be comfortable dealing with all areas of a successful media business. Above all, you will need to deliver total commitment and dedication to the business in order to help us continue to be the very best.

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 communication, influencing and negotiation skills
  • Strong communication skills both verbal & written
  • A high level of enthusiasm, self-motivation and initiative
  • Excellent planning, organisational and administration skills
  • Self-motivation and a 'can-do’ attitude
  • Accuracy/attention to detail and cross-checking facts
  • Ability to follow clear processes and procedures
  • Ability to change priorities and respond to ad-hoc urgent requests
  • A good working knowledge of MS Word and Excel
  • Previous sales team support background


  • Basic starting salary of up to £18,000, pro rata
  • Realistic OTE £1,800 per annum, pro rata
  • Full 25 days paid holiday + statutory bank holidays, pro rata
  • 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 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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