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Academic Business Development Manager (China)

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Location: Beijing, China
Salary: On Application

Our client, a leading scientific publisher, requires a new Academic Business Development Manager (China). You will be responsible for establishing publishing-related activities in the region through market intelligence gathering, key customer calling and partnership broking in new markets.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and pursue partnerships with top ranking universities in China and other key markets in the Far East
  • Develop a network of links with important contacts in the leading scientific institutions and the government
  • Develop partnerships and Content Acquisition
  • Heighten profile of the product range and services with key decision makers
  • In collaboration with the regional team, seek opportunities to raise the profile and the market share of the publishing programme in China
  • Line manage the Research Engagement Manager
  • Conduct publishing seminars in Chinese universities (Academic Affiliate Program)

Skills & Experience:

  • Editorial and business development experience within academic, corporate, and government markets
  • Excellent relationship building and networking skills
  • Knowledge of academic publishing markets in China/Asia Pacific
  • Marketing or commercial experience within the China publishing market
  • Self-directed and motivated with excellent communication, presentation, written and negotiation skills
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Excellent command of English and fluency in Mandarin language
  • Flexibility and ability to travel as needed
  • A good understanding of digital publishing platforms and awareness of needs of information professionals
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