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Academic Sales Manager, Europe (12 month contract)

Central London
23 Sep 2019
21 Oct 2019
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Job Description

Are you a sales manager keen to gain experience with a leading independent academic and professional publisher in central London?  Our client is looking for an Academic Sales Manager responsible for selling to direct customers and academic sales agents across Europe for a 12 month maternity cover contract.

Key duties:

  • Responsible for selling academic and professional books in the European territory, achieving target growth
  • Maintain established customer relationships and identify and develop relationships with prospective new customers
  • Negotiate prices and review terms regularly to ensure the best profit margin
  • Work closely with European sales agents, providing product information and tools and tracking progress and market trends
  • Process orders and deal with customer queries, working closely with the distribution centre
  • Obtain market data and compile sales analysis for head office

Experience / skills required:

  • Experience selling products and building strong customer relationships, ideally in an academic or professional publishing context
  • Excellent communication skills and experience presenting to decision makers
  • Experience using a CRM system, ideally Salesforce
  • A proactive approach and the ability to work independently
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities skills
  • Target-driven and resilient with a flexible approach
  • German language skills would be an advantage, but are not essential

For further information, please apply online or email a CV and salary expectations to clarechan@atwoodtate.co.uk

Contact:             Clare Chan
Tel:                    0203 574 4428

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