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Account Manager

Do you have experience in academic or educational publishing, or B2B sales experience, in addition to conversational German and/or French language skills? A leading academic publisher is looking to appoint an experienced Business Manager for their Germany and France (Account Manager) team. You will be responsible for a wide portfolio of existing accounts within higher and further education (University and College Libraries) and Corporate and Public Sector customers, selling a range of electronic and printed learning resources. 

Responsible for the retention and upselling of products to existing customers and the development of new accounts, you will also develop non-commercial opportunities and new product developments. 

The role is flexible in terms of location within the UK, but covering Germany and France, and the position requires regular travel. This position is remote based in the UK.

Responsibilities include:

  • Achieving and improving agreed sales targets
  • Acting as a principal negotiator and delivering presentations.
  • Targeting and negotiate sales with purchasing consortia groups .
  • Source and prospect new business deals
  • Represent the company at conferences and exhibitions

This is a great opportunity to join a fast growing, global academic publisher and the successful person will have German and/or French language skill (essential), and a demonstrable track record of sales success within an academic or business to business background. You will need to hold a current driving license and the flexibility to travel to France/Germany.

This role offers a generous salary, plus a very good bonus and excellent company benefits.  For further information, please send your CV and salary expectations.


Account Manager

Redwood, United Kingdom
Full-time, Home Working, Permanent
Academic, Educational, Professional
Account Manager, Sales, Business Development
Salary description: 
Highly attractive salary, plus excellent bonus and company benefits

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