We have a fantastic position for someone with a passion for building relationships with publishers and with a strong interest in the wider book trade. Our client is a leading provider of publishing services, they are now looking for a Key Account Sales Manager who will be responsible for their major trade accounts as well as some smaller, specialist accounts. They are open to location and in offering flexibility for the right candidate.
This will suit someone who loves building relationships and takes the time to get the best out of your customers, getting to know their individual needs and requirements. You will always be thinking about what else you can offer them, and how else you can give them a better service.
You might be working in a sales role right now and looking for a step up, or perhaps you are in a development editorial role looking for a new challenge where you can work closely with customers - particularly across Trade Publishing. You will have excellent relationship management skills, as well as an interest in the commercial success of your relationships. You will be analytical with the ability to review sales data and produce reports and be constantly mindful of the overall sales strategy and objectives.
If this sounds like you, please get in touch asap! In return, the company is offering a competitive salary and commission package.
For a full description of the role, please send your CV with a brief paragraph outlining your relevant skills.
Closing Date: Early applications may be prioritised.
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