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Senior Key Account Manager

We have an amazing opportunity for an ambitious sales professional with a passion for commercial fiction to join a growing independent trade publisher as Senior Key Account Manager.

This is a publisher with huge potential, looking to take their ebook and print sales to a new level - we are looking for a sales candidate with experience in securing deals with leading UK trade accounts, who can bring existing connections with retailers, supermarkets and wholesalers and proven expertise in finding new channels to market.

The successful candidate with be highly driven, entrepreneurial and dynamic, with a passion for commercial fiction and a proven track record of placing titles into bookshops and major promotions. Strong commercial nous is absolutely essential, as well as a collaborative and fast paced approach to sales and account management. This is a brand new role, created out of growth and it will be important for the successful candidate to come in and hit the ground running, whilst utilising existing connections. This is such an exciting time to be joining this innovative and successful publisher, and to be part of the team to push their books to become market leaders.

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.

** Inspired Search & Selection are a publishing recruitment specialist who operate an Equal Opportunities policy. We treat all employees and job applicants fairly and equally regardless of their sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, age, disability or union membership status.

In May 2019, Inspired Search & Selection pledged to promote The Book Trade Charity. As a charity, BTBS offer financial help to people (particularly those under the age of 30) looking for jobs in the book trade, including help with interview costs, to help support paid internships and work experience and for other opportunities for development. Please follow this link to check eligibility and further support.

Senior Key Account Manager

Full-time, Permanent
Account Manager, Sales Manager, Book Buying & Selling, Business, Business Development, Buying, Fiction, Special Sales, Sales, Publishing, Strategy, Trade

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