The Sales Manager will work under the Head of Sales and will be responsible for generating new sales of publishing services to societies (including learned societies, universities, research institutes, academies of science, conference organizers). The Sales Manager will also assist the Head of Sales to formulate and implement the company's sales strategies across the UK, Ireland and Scandinavia.
The responsibilities include the following:
Presentation and sale of publishing services to societies
Organization of promotional events and meetings with potential customers
Management of customer relationships in order to generate new business opportunities
Building and updating databases of potential customers
Sales and business reporting to supervisor
The applicants should meet the following requirements:
A university degree
Sales experience (documented)
A motivated, results-oriented personality
Strong interpersonal skills for successful interaction with customers
Native or nearly native English
Any Scandinavian language is not required, but would be a plus
Ability and desire to travel extensively (35%-40%) and to work from home office
Excellent knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
The successful candidate will have 2-5 years of sales experience in one or more of the following sectors:
Software as a service (SAAS)
Ideally the candidate will have a minimum of 2 years' experience selling to the UK academic market.
Work in international environment
Salary: OTE Salary band: £35k - £45k
Laptop and mobile.
Applicants must be based in England, preferably in or near London.