Business Manager (Germany & France) UK Based

REF: BM171022  



Do you have fantastic academic or B2B sales experience in addition to strong German and/or French language skills? One of the world’s leading digital first publishers, who commission, curate and showcase research is looking to appoint an experienced Business Manager (Account Manager) to their highly successful team. You will be responsible for a wide portfolio of existing accounts within higher and further education (University and College Libraries) and Corporate and Public Sector customers, selling a range of electronic and printed learning resources. 

Responsible for the retention and upselling of products to existing customers and the development of new accounts, you will also develop non-commercial opportunities and new product developments. 

The role is flexible in terms of location within the UK, but covering Germany and France, and the position requires extensive and regular travel, including overnight stays.

Responsibilities include:

Be responsible for the sale and renewal of databases to individual organisations on single or multi-    year agreements

  • Achieve and improve upon agreed sales targets
  • Act as a principal negotiator and deliver powerful presentations
  • Target, establish and negotiate sales with purchasing consortia groups
  • Demonstrate and sell databases to both new and existing customers


German and/or French language skills are essential and candidates must have a demonstrable track record of sales success. You will need to hold a current driving license and be able to travel regularly overseas.


This is a tremendous opportunity to join this fast growing, global academic publisher. For further information, please send your CV to:


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