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Books Commercial Administrator - Bingley

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Employer: Emerald Group

Emerald Publishing was founded in 1967 to champion new ideas that would advance the research and practice of business and management. Today, we continue to nurture fresh thinking in applied fields where we feel we can make a real difference, now also including health and social care, education and engineering. We publish over 300 journals, more than 2,500 books and over 1,500 case studies, via our dedicated research platform.

What matters to us:

Individuality: We have a strong sense of character, independence and spirit.

Ambition: We strive to go beyond what’s possible to delight our customers.

Purpose: Our entire motivation is to help our communities achieve better outcomes.

Curiosity: We listen, learn and challenge the status quo, paying attention to the details that matter

Trust: Our open and responsive culture empowers people, creating transparency, responsibility and respect.
Job details:
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 in Bingley.

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**
Role 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.
Person specification
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.
Skills & experience
trong 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.
Degree: Any related
Location: Bingley, West Yorkshire
Salary: £18,000 to £23,000 per annum
Advertised until: Closed Mon 19-Feb-2018
Job ref: GY/52077
Eligibility: Candidates must, by the start of their employment, have permission to work in the UK

Strictly no agencies

This vacancy has now closed.