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Account Manager

Posted: 19 Nov 2020 Closes: 18 Jan 2021
London Competitive
Fixed term & Full time guardian-news-media/20201119150854

Here at The Guardian, we believe the open exchange of information, ideas and opinions has the power to change the world for the better.

More people than ever before are reading, watching and listening to Guardian journalism from across the world. Over the past year The Guardian achieved record digital traffic with our highest number of regular readers and monthly page views averaging over 1.1 billion.


The Guardian is not just a media brand. The values that we stand for and the culture that we define are changing the world.

That’s where you come in.

We are looking for Account Managers who want to  join our modern, creative advertising team. Our reputation is built on the brilliant work we create and the proven results we deliver for our customers. 

Our advertising team has the insight that it takes to understand our customers’ business challenges and the ingenuity to solve them. 

About the Role

You’re not tied to any department or product - you will have a deep knowledge across all Guardian products and solutions.

You will be an ambassador for the Guardian brand - a daily reader/ listener/ watcher - who is able to demonstrate what makes the Guardian different and inspire our customers to feel the same way. 

About You

You will have a minimum of two years’ sales experience, including customer-facing experience.

You will be comfortable selling different digital and print advertising products as well as experience of selling branded content.

You’ll be a polished communicator, both verbally and in writing, and present yourself credibly to senior stakeholders.

And lastly, if you share in the Guardian’s mission and values, you’ll be well placed to help us succeed.

You can read more about the Guardian’s purpose here.

Does this all sound like you? Then we’d love to hear from you.

How to apply

To apply, please upload your latest CV and a cover letter which outlines why you’d love to take on this role, and why you’re a great match for what we're looking for.


The closing date for applications is Monday 30th November 2020.

About Us

The Guardian offers 26 days’ holiday and a competitive benefits package including a generous pension, healthcare, dental insurance options, cycle to work scheme and 2 paid volunteering days per year.

We have a strong commitment to your learning, development and well-being, with hundreds of different courses available - ranging from bite-sized e-learning courses, to on-site workshops and professional certifications.

It’s the talent, energy and commitment our people bring to our business that make us who we are. Across our business we have some of the brightest and best people in media and beyond: award winning journalists, cutting edge commercial teams, industry leading digital talent and much, much more.

We are a vibrant and diverse community with many events groups and forums to get involved in. Our Kings Place offices overlook Regents Canal, with the newly-developed Coal Drops Yard, Granary Square and St Pancras Square shops, restaurants and pop-ups.

We value and respect all differences in all people (seen and unseen) at the Guardian. We aspire to inclusive working experiences and an environment that reflects the audience we serve, where our people have equal access to career development opportunities, their voices are heard and can contribute to our future. The Guardian actively encourages applications from BAME candidates

At The Guardian, many of our staff work flexibly and we will consider all requests for flexible working arrangements.

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