Key Account Sales Manager – Publishing

Closing on: Apr 19, 2024

Allstaff Recruitment are currently seeking a Key Account Sales ManagerBooks based in Milton Keynes or London for a print publishing company.

Summary of the Key Account Sales Manager role…

Salary: £36-48k plus commission doe / location
Location:  Milton Keynes or London with UK travel
Type of Contract: Permanent, Full time
Hours: 37.5 hour working week, hybrid TBC

The role…

As the Key Account Sales Manager your role will involve the following important duties:

  • Managing existing accounts and new business development.
  • Make presentations to target leads and manage the sales process to account opening and signed contracts.
  • 70% new business and 30% account management.
  • Visit clients and attend trade shows both in UK and Internationally.
  • Work with the marketing department to generate leads.
  • Negotiate pricing and contracts and participate in the planning and implementation with publishers through to contract signing.
  • Managing channel partners and reselling books to these customers. 
  • Acquisition of new print on-demand titles from publishers.
  • Attending trade shows in the UK & abroad

The experience required…

As a successful Key Account Sales Manager, you will have the following:

  • Proven sales professional with 3-5 years experience in B2B sales and meeting targets.
  • Working knowledge and experience of the publishing industry, media or book industry are essential.
  • Account Management and New Business Development skills essential
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Strong IT skills with intermediate Word and Excel.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Ability to travel across UK as required

Why choose Allstaff Recruitment?

Allstaff Recruitment is an Independent Recruitment Specialist acting as an employment agency and an employment business. We specialise in Permanent, Contract and Temporary placements across a vast number of industries.

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**Thank you for your interest in the Key Account Sales Manager role. One of our qualified Recruitment Specialists will now review your application. Due to the high volume of applications Allstaff Recruitment receive, it is with regret we are unable to respond to all candidates directly. However, if you do not hear from us within seven days, you have unfortunately been unsuccessful on this occasion.**

Job Categories: Publishing Sales
Job Types: Permanent
Job Country: England

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