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Special Book Sales Executive – Scholarly Publishing


£Competitive + Bonus + Strong Benefits

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 Special Book Sales Executive to manage sales across key online retailers, specialist accounts and authors.

Industry  Scholarly Publishing

Duration  Permanent

Type  Full Time

Start Date  ASAP


Reporting to the UK Channel Sales Manager, the main responsibilities include:

  • Account management of key internet retailers (outside of Amazon)
  • Lead Special Sales line, supporting a range of direct ordering in print and digital
  • Handle author sales – supporting author purchasing for events in both print and digital
  • Identifying potential new customers
  • Working closely with other team members and departments
  • Collaborate closely with internal partners to identify titles for extra sales
  • Understand and administrate the process of fulfilling an eBook sale – through provision of codes, invoicing, and sales tracking – and provide support throughout the team
  • Attend relevant conferences and external events to meet customers and conduct market research.

The successful candidate will have previous customer-facing sales experience ideally in Publishing, a genuine enthusiasm for working with customers and handling customer relationships, strong communication, organisation, and prioritisation skills. The ability to collate, interpret and communicate relevant and meaningful statistical information along with the ability to work independently but also to enjoy working as part of a team is required.

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

To apply for this position, click on the Apply Now button below or send your CV to quoting the reference TP 571. For an initial, confidential discussion please call on +44(0)1223632512.

Early applications are preferred.

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