Head of Sales | Academic

Head of Sales | Academic. This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading university press in the newly created position of Head of Sales. In this new position, you will drive their business forward and will develop new commercial opportunities for both books and journals, in print and digital formats. Leading the sales strategy on account management and new business development, you will report to the Chief Executive and will be a key member of the Executive Management Group.

You will be able to demonstrate your substantial academic publishing experience in a sales role and will have the proven ability to successfully manage a freelance sales team and external agents.

In this role you will work closely with internal colleagues within marketing, editorial and production and will need to be a proven team player however, you will further have the ability and experience to work on your own initiative.

Numerate and analytical, you will be a proactive leader with excellent collaborative and interpersonal skills of the highest level.

This Head of Sales position represents a unique opportunity for the right candidate to build his/her experience at a senior level within a growing business in the academic publishing sector. If you can match their ambition, do get in touch for further details.

Please contact Donald Smith at d.smith@inspiredselection.com for further details and a job description.

Early applications will be prioritised.

Reference: 
JO0000011540
Location (free text): 
National
Location (from list): 
National
Type: 
Sales
Job sector: 
Academic
Employment type: 
Permanent
Application email: 
Required skills: 
Strategic sales experience, team management experience
Salary description: 
Competitive salary plus bonus