Working with Archant Herts & Cambs

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Current Vacancies

All our vacancies across Archant are displayed on our corporate site Archant.co.uk.

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Paper Round Delivery Enquiries

Are you 13 years old and over? Do you want to deliver local free newspapers in your area? If so, you are eligible to have a paper round.

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Work Experience

The Comet offers taster days with a focus on practical journalism skills. They are usually only offered to applicants aged 18 or over, who live locally and who are planning a career in the industry, who must first pass an initial aptitude test. To find out more, email editor Nick Gill (nick.gill@thecomet.net).

Opportunities and Benefits with Archant

Childcare Vouchers: Employees may sacrifice part of their salary and receive childcare vouchers to the same value, free of National Insurance and tax, which can be used to pay for childcare provided by any registered childcare provider.

Holidays: Full time employees will receive 25 days paid holiday entitlement per annum (pro rata for part time employees) in addition to statutory bank holidays.

Long Service Award: Archant currently offers a gift to the value of £500 on the completion of 25 years' service.

Retirement Gift: Employees are entitled to a gift in relation to their length of service upon retirement.

Staff Discounts: Subscription discounts are available on a range of Archant's magazines and some centres have also negotiated local discounts and benefits.

Westfield Health Scheme: A cash plan health insurance scheme is available to all Archant employees. Different levels of cover are available to suit your family, lifestyle and health needs and premiums are deducted from your monthly pay.

Pension Plan: Archant offers a contributory money purchase plan, the Archant Pension Plan (APP). All employees may join the APP on the first day of the month following commencement of employment and eligible employees will be auto- enrolled under Workplace Savings legislations after two months's employment. BlackRock are the administrators of the APP.

Life Assurance: All Employees are covered for a minimum lump sum life assurance of three times salary.

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