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Sales and Events Coordinator - London

About us

Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford, which furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.

Epigeum, part of Oxford University Press (OUP), is the leading provider of exceptional online courses designed to help universities and colleges transform their core activities. Epigeum develops high-quality online training for university staff, students and researchers. Our client base is international and the majority of leading UK Universities are customers for our courses.  

About the role

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for an enthusiastic and proactive individual looking to take a step into sales. This role involves various support activities, as well as email and telephone promotion and selling of online training courses to decision-makers at universities in the UK and Ireland.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Researching potential customer names and profiling individuals.
  • Event administration, organisation and follow-up.
  • Supporting and occasionally attending events and small conferences across the region.
  • Quoting subscription customers.
  • Selling subscription renewals.
  • Identifying and researching potential subscription consortia and national subscription deals.
  • Helping to identify successful subscription renewal case studies and subscriber evangelists.
  • Providing an outstanding level of customer support and care.
  • Keeping accurate and up to date sales records via Salesforce CRM system.
  • Reporting to the Senior Academic Partnership Manager to ensure all set objectives are met.

Please note: this position will be based in Kensington, London and will require some national travel.

About you

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Education to undergraduate degree level or equivalent.
  • Ability to work as a team player.
  • Confidence in dealing with customers by phone.
  • Experience of promotion or sales by phone and email.
  • Excellent communication skills and professionalism.
  • Knowledge of web-based sales tools, sales databases etc. and of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Self-motivation and willingness to learn new skills.

Desirable:

  • Working knowledge of publishing or higher education industry.
  • Experience of and enthusiasm for organising events.

Contact

Please contact Amelia.grace@oup.com for queries only. Applications sent by email will not be considered.


 
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Location
Epigeum Kensington - London
5 Kensington Church Street, 1 Kensington Cloisters, London, UK, W8 4LD
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  • Division:
    Global Academic
  • Department:
    GAB Customer Service
  • Closing Date:
    3 June 2018
  • Salary:
    Up to £25,000 p/a depending on skills and experience
  • Location:
    Epigeum Kensington - London
  • Full Time / Part Time:
    Full Time
  • Ref:
    0489
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