Books Commercial Administrator
Posted on: Thursday 06 April, 2017
Are you an enthusiastic and driven individual who enjoys working with customers around the globe?
We have an exciting opportunity for a Books Commercial Administrator to join our Books Commercial Team.
The Books Commercial Administrator will work closely with the Books Commercial Team to assist in the management of our regional print agents, key customers, and regional sales teams - helping our global sales grow.
Undertaking administrative tasks for the Books Commercial Team is an essential part of the role, including but not limited to account maintenance, report creation, and research projects. You will also be responsible for special sales, returns, subscriptions, systems training, and Emerald’s textbook adoption system.
**This role may involve travel**
Key Responsibilities:Supporting the Books Account Manager with management of the print agent portfolio.Working with the Books Commercial Team to understand books strategy and priorities.Working with our distributor to ensure they have the most up to date customer information.Preparing and sending advanced information grids and product lists to our key customers and agents.Preparing reports and sales information ahead of internal and external meetings.Assisting in preparation for key Book Fairs and events.Utilizing internal and external reporting systems to provide accurate sales reports, activity reports, and monitor account performance and sales.Providing training on internal and external systems to colleagues throughout the business, including CRM and SAP.Management of Emerald’s textbook adoptions request system.Carrying out research for the Books Commercial Team, including customer sales leads and profiling potential customers.Developing sales proposals and processing sales agreements for the Books Commercial and Commercial Operations Team.
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Role Specific Competencies:
Skills:Commercial Awareness.Excellent written and verbal communication skills and a good level of English spelling and grammar.Proficient at proof-reading, with a good eye for detail.Ability to multi-task.Strong Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel skills.Excellent planning and organisational skills.Time management skills.Ability to maintain thorough and accurate records.Computer literate and experienced in using Microsoft Office and other database systems daily. Ability to represent the company professionally at external meetings and events.
Knowledge:An understanding of the academic publishing industry is preferable but not essential.
Behaviours & Attributes:Self-starter and proactive.Positive and enthusiastic.Flexible and organised approach.Pro-actively input into meetings.Ability to work effectively with people at all levels and in all regions.A team player with the ability to work on own initiative.
About Our Company:
We are a global publisher, whose products and services help customers make decisions that count based on research that matters. The company manages a portfolio of more than 300 journals, over 2,500 books and book series volumes, and over 500 teaching case studies, as well as providing an extensive range of online products and additional customer resources and services.