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Head of Sales and Marketing - 1 year cover

Our client is an environmental publisher of Journals and Books based in London and they are looking to hire a Head of Sales & Marketing for a 12 month Fixed Term Contract.


  • Salary: ┬úcompetitive
  • Location: London
  • Holiday: 24 days + bank holidays
  • 35 hours a week
  • 2 days in the office required
  • And other benefits available on application including a wellness day and health insurance

Must haves:

The preferred candidate will come with a background in STM or Academic journals.

You will also need to understand Open Access models and how to market and sell OA products and partnerships. Our client has been particularly successful with Read and Publish agreements so experience in driving these forward is essential.

About you

The role will be managing a small team and so our client will be looking for someone with some people management experience and to demonstrate a calm, organised approach.

You will be solutions focussed also.

The overall business is fairly small yet impact and so we are really looking for someone that thrives in an SME environment who can demonstrate that you are proactive, self-motivated and empowering to a team that wants to learn and grow. You must be numerical and with strong excel skills as well as being able to analyse, interpret and present to customers and internal stakeholders.

The Role:

The Head of Sales & Marketing will report directly into the Managing Director. You will manage a team of 4 people who work in both sales and marketing. It's really important to demonstrate fantastic people management skills as well as coaching and development so that the team continues to grow and succeed in their roles.

At the same time as managing, this will be a hands on role and you will be client facing, negotiating deals worldwide with consortia and institutions.

You will report on sales and marketing performance on a monthly basis so presenting skills would also be beneficial.


As we mentioned this fantastic organisation publishes journals and books globally that are subscribed and read by leading academics, scientists and policy makers in environment and sustainability.

They are a small publishing company, associated with a global body which has over 10,000 members across over 100 countries.

Their culture is collaborative, they are professional, work hard but also get on really well and it's a lovely environment to work in. Their offices are modern and easy to get to.

How to apply

We are looking for applications ASAP, click the link to apply and attach your CV!

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Head of Sales and Marketing - 1 year cover

Contract, Full-time
Academic, STM
Sales Manager, Business, Digital, Sales, Journals, Management, Publishing, Marketing

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