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Business Development Account Manager

We have a fabulous new opportunity working for a progressive and highly successful London based scientific publisher, to be their new Business Development Account Manager. This exciting and varied new role sits within their Marketing Services team and is a position with the aim of managing a portfolio of existing clients, renewing business, as well as developing relationships with new clients, to generate campaign revenue on their various digital platforms within the company. This varied role will also be responsible for the revenue growth of the company’s digital hubs, including brand awareness, thought leadership and lead generating.

Reporting to the Director of Commercial Strategy, key responsibilities of this role will include:

  • Identifying and planning appropriate mailing and calling campaigns to develop client base
  •  Respond to client enquiries and requests and responsibility for incoming enquiries for advertising sales
  •  Oversee client-specific campaigns along with the delivery teams to provide feedback to clients regarding ROI and success of campaign
  • Create bespoke proposals tailored to client’s specific requirements and expectations
  •  Create customised proposals and engage in negotiations with clients to close deals and establish relationships
  •  Work closely with internal client services; editorial, marketing teams to ensure client expectations are met
  • Attend client meetings, to discuss existing and new potential opportunities

This is an ideal opportunity for the right candidate with prior experience in sales, ideally from a journals or science publishing background, but we will consider candidates from other relevant backgrounds also .  You will need a passion for building relationships with people as well as an interest in media/publishing/advertising. You must be willing to undertake all aspects of sales generation, including researching and identifying contacts, calling and emails, to generate sales leads on a consultative sales level. As such, the role requires someone with a creative/confident personality along with the drive of a successful sales person. This is a role where there are plenty of opportunities to develop within the organisation and broaden your experience and skillset.

This role carries a highly attractive salary and a great bonus and rewards scheme and incentives, along with excellent company benefits. If you would like further information, please send your CV with a short note outlining your salary and interest.

Business Development Account Manager

Redwood, London
Full-time, Permanent
Academic, STM
Account Manager, Sales, Business Development
Salary description: 
Highly attractive salary, plus generous bonus scheme and company benefits.

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