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Key Account Manager – Open Science

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Location: UK
Salary: £65,000 – 75,000 Basic + Bonus

Our client, a global STM publisher, requires a new Key Account Manager to support their Open Science Strategy. You will be part of an expanding sales team and assist the growing demand to engage with key funding bodies globally, understanding their needs and working with them to find commercial solutions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build, develop and improve relationships, credibility, and international networks with key bodies.
  • Promote Open Access options and build a direct business relationship.
  • Seek opportunities to better integrate funders into Open Access and APC workflows, reporting and compliance.
  • Work closely with sales and institutions to find opportunities to involve funders in transitional agreements
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to build new revenue streams for funders in projects such as in research data.
  • Create a database of information in key regions, coordinating funder policy tracking around OA and OS and assessing the organisational implications of this.

Skills & Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree is preferred but not required.
  • 3 years of experience in a sales/sales support environment
  • Excellent knowledge of all aspects of Open Access publishing in terms of the different models, policies in place, products, and services available and trends.
  • Ability to transform strategies & concepts into efficient operational programs.
  • Ability to test and develop business models and articulate operational requirements.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and relationship-building skills.
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