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Higher Education Sales Executive – Scandinavia

£ Competitive + Bonus + Benefits   •   Denmark, Sweden or Norway   •   Permanent   •   Full Time   •   ASAP

Posted on:  • Function:  Sales   Industry: Higher Education

Our client, an academic publisher with one of the most successful track records for growth over the last ten years, is looking to recruit a HE Sales Executive for the Scandinavian Region to promote their suite of products and solutions.

Representing direct sales of their innovative products and solutions to academic customers within a rapidly changing marketplace, and reporting to the HE Sales Manager for Northern Europe, the main responsibilities include:

  • Identifying and contacting new business opportunities to generate adoptions
  • Developing and maximising sales across the print and digital portfolio
  • Achieving and exceeding targets for the territory
  • Building strong customer relationships with academics
  • Using and maintaining CRM to inform academic visits and forecast business revenue
  • Providing regular feedback on customers, collating and sharing with key stakeholders
  • Attending all sales, training, editorial, and marketing meetings, as required
  • Significant travel within the territory.

The successful candidate will have solid experience in a sales role within publishing, and ideally consultative, needs-based selling experience. Excellent communication, presentation, and negotiating skills are essential, as is the ability to prioritise a varied workload. A high-level proficiency of CRM and database management is desirable, as is an understanding of the Higher Education markets. Professional proficiency in English is required.

You will be rewarded with a competitive salary, a performance-related bonus scheme, and strong benefits.

To apply for this position, click on the Apply Now button below or send your CV to enquiries@telferpartners.com quoting the reference TP 519. For an initial, confidential discussion please call on +44(0)1223632510.

Early applications are preferred.

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