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Key Account Manager (High Street) - DK UK Sales

DK, the world’s leading illustrated non-fiction publisher, is looking to recruit a dynamic and experienced Key Account Manager who is eager to build on DK’s success and be part of the company’s future strategy.

The ideal candidate will already have a sound knowledge of how UK sales works in the publishing industry, having built strong relationships with buyers and will now be ready for the next step in their career.

A strong negotiator and communicator, they will be able to drive both revenue and volume with key retailers and to think creatively about sales strategy.

A good head for numbers is a must, as well as the ability to analyse and communicate sales data.

All candidates should have a can-do attitude and be great team players.

Being willing and able to react swiftly to the ever-changing demands of publishing along with excellent attention to detail is key.

We would especially like to hear from candidates who have experience of working with WHS High Street and WHS Travel.

DK is home to both highly-acclaimed adult non-fiction and an award-winning children’s list, as well as the DK Eyewitness Travel Guides. We also have a strong licensing programme from bestselling brands including Disney, LEGO®, Marvel and Star Wars™.

DK is committed to building a diverse workforce that reflects the varied communities that read our books across the world. We encourage applications from all individuals, regardless of age, religion, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexuality or social background.

The role is based in DK’s busy London sales department. If this sounds like the challenge you’ve been looking for, please apply, with a copy of your CV and a covering letter, by 2nd September 2019.

About our Company: 

DK is the world’s leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House. DK publishes highly visual, photographic non-fiction for adults and children; our aim is to inform, enrich and entertain readers of all ages. DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series.

This role is based at 80 Strand, however we will be moving to our new office in Nine Elms in Spring 2020.

Company: Dorling Kindersley Limited 

Country: United Kingdom 

State/Region: London 

City: London 

Postal Code: WC2R 0RL 

Job ID: 40638

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Key Account Manager (High Street) - DK UK Sales

DK, London
Full-time, Permanent
Account Manager, Business, Sales Manager, Sales, Field Sales, Special Sales, Business Development