US Advertising Executive

Posted On: June 7, 2016

Media-Related Job

Media Organization: Springer Nature

Company Description

Springer Nature is a major new force in scientific, scholarly, professional and educational publishing. By using its combined expertise, scale and the reach of our brands, the company aims to grow and innovate in order to better serve academic researchers, students, teachers, institutions, professionals and the wider public, by helping them discover more.
Springer Nature was created through the combination of Nature Publishing Group, Palgrave Macmillan, Macmillan Education and Springer Science+Business Media in May 2015. This strategic merger brought together these dynamic publishing houses with more than 150 years of history behind them, as well as complementary geographic footprints and brand portfolios, a track record of creativity and innovation, and a shared vision to advance knowledge and learning around the world. The company numbers almost 13,000 staff in over 50 countries and has a turnover of EURO 1.5 billion.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
- Medical, Dental and Vision
- Life and AD&D
- 401(k)
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Transit Accounts
- Tuition Assistance
- Summer Hours

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Springer Nature is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO Is The Law Poster:

Job Description

Naturejobs is the leading career and recruitment platform for scientists and the world’s largest scientific job board and forms part of Springer Nature, the leading global research, educational and professional publisher.

Naturejobs provides thousands of scientific vacancies for all levels, sectors and countries to a global audience of high-calibre scientists. As well as the job board Naturejobs also provides career information and advice for scientists in print and online as well as a series of career fairs and conferences. It provides job seekers with a platform to develop their careers and recruiters with a platform from which to attract suitable candidates.

The US Advertising Executive – Naturejobs is a fantastic opportunity for an energetic and enthusiastic individual to work as part of a global media sales team at a publisher that is the leading brand in its sector. You will manage your own territory and help your clients with their recruitment and employer branding needs by advising on Naturejobs advertising products and campaigns. You will have a wide range of existing clients to manage, including universities, research institutes and Biopharma companies. You will furthermore be proactive and develop new clients and business. You will become a Naturejobs advertising expert, consulting clients on the wide range of digital and print advertising products available.

- Direct sales – manage sales and meet monthly, quarterly and annual sales targets. Manage all existing accounts in sales territory as well as focus on new business development
- Travel – regular business travel for client meetings, conferences and other events
- Reporting – maintain sales activity in CRM and produce regular sales pipeline and updates

Experience, skills and qualifications:
- Education to degree level
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Excellent phone manner and high level of customer service
- Comfortable with prospecting and cold calling
- Strong organizational skills, ability to cope under pressure
- Good knowledge of general office computer software (including MS Office)

Science degree
Previous sales experience, preferably within B2B environment
Client oriented and pro-active sales approach
Experience of STM and/or academic markets
Experience in recruitment advertising and job boards

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