Marketing Executive - Account Developer (Fixed Term 12 months)

Location
Bristol
Salary & Benefits
Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Job Advert Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Marketing Executive - Account Developer to join our Library Marketing Team, on a fixed term contract for 12 months, implementing marketing campaigns to support sales activity and customer engagement across the Baltic States, Belgium, Cyprus, France, Greece, Luxembourg, Malta, The Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and Turkey.

Specialising as a Library Account Developer, you will be responsible for supporting library sales activity in these regions, working closely with the Regional Sales Manager to help form and strengthen relationships with customers and prospects. As the job holder, you will own and deliver the activities outlined in the sales and marketing strategy using marketing and promotional techniques to improve lead generation, usage and awareness of IOP products and services. You will also positively influence general engagement with librarians by bringing a marketing dimension to the customer experience.

The Library Account Developers work with a variety of tools and systems such as Mastervision, Message Focus and Salesforce.  Experience of these tools would be an advantage, but not essential as full training will be provided.

European language skills (especially French and/or Spanish) would also be a distinct advantage as attendance at library meetings and conferences will be a significant part of the role (either in person or virtually depending on the local Covid-19 situation). Previous experience within a publishing environment would also be desirable.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be educated to degree-level or equivalent and possess previous marketing experience.
  • Possess excellent communication and negotiation skills, face to face and written, and be confident in liaising with stakeholders and external customers at all levels.
  • Demonstrate solid knowledge and experience of marketing well as a working knowledge of a variety of marketing channels.
  • Possess creative flair and excellent copy writing skills.
  • Has the ability to measure performance against goals, evaluate results and seek improvements.
  • Demonstrate excellent organisational, planning and time-management skills.
  • Be an enthusiastic team player with a positive attitude and excellent problem-solving skills.

About the benefits:

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer employees a comprehensive benefits package including an excellent pension scheme, discretionary annual bonus scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and generous annual leave, and a range of flexible benefits including childcare vouchers and gym membership. We also have a subsidised café which is a popular, sociable spot for meetings and lunch.

Our modern and contemporary offices are based in the thriving city centre of Bristol, a stone’s throw away from Temple Meads train station, and within walking distance of Cabot Circus shopping centre, and numerous cafés and restaurants. Named on more than one occasion as the best city in the UK to live in, Bristol is a cosmopolitan and creative city boasting a historic harbour, internationally renowned cultural institutions and home to world-class festivals and events.

This role is based at our Bristol office. Blended and flexible working will be considered with regular office attendance informed by business needs and subject to the local Covid-19 situation.

To apply:

To apply, please submit your CV and a covering letter through our careers site highlighting your previous experience and how it applies to the role, and why you are interested in this opportunity and IOP Publishing.

About us:

IOP Publishing is an international scientific publisher, through which leading-edge research is distributed worldwide. Our rapidly expanding journals programme is published alongside other sources of scientific information in the form of eBooks, magazines and conference proceedings. Other publications include easily accessible community and regional websites. We are a world leader in the development of electronic publishing for the scientific community and have offices in Europe, Asia and the US.  Working in the interests of science and scientists, we aim to maximise the impact of the research we publish.

IOP Publishing is central to the Institute of Physics, a not-for-profit society. Any financial surplus earned by IOP Publishing goes to supporting science through the activities of the Institute. With a continuing focus on growth we recognise that every single person has a real part to play if we’re to achieve our aim of becoming the world’s leading publisher in our field.

We are seeking a diverse range of candidates and particularly welcome applicants from under-represented backgrounds.

Closing Date
09/08/2021

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