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Inside Sales Executive – UK & Europe

Want to be part of a successful international sales team with great development opportunities?

We have an exciting permanent full-time (35-hour week) opportunity to join the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Sales Team.

As our Inside Sales Executive (UK & Europe) you will work closely with our Senior International Sales Executive (UKI, Benelux & Africa) to source new sales opportunities through scheduled campaigns, outbound calling and email interactions to support and achieve sales targets.

We are looking for a confident and commercially focused individual with excellent communication skills to join our motivated and successful Sales Team. You will be results focused and able to manage a variety of tasks and to promote and pro-actively sell designated Royal Society of Chemistry products to customers across the territory (Academic and Government R&D institutions) through relevant sales campaigns.

The Royal Society of Chemistry is a professional body, a membership organisation and an international publisher with the goal of advancing excellence in the chemical sciences.  With over 550 employees, based in Cambridge, London and internationally, we do this by publishing high quality chemistry journals, books and magazines, by engaging with our members, and by interacting with our community to raise the profile of chemistry and ensuring high quality standards within the chemical sciences.

We are looking for:  

  • Inside sales experience is essential; with good email drafting skills, able to handle customer objections and self-motivated.
  • Experience designing, managing and conducting telesales campaigns and promotional activities.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills are essential for this role.
  • Familiarity with the sales and marketing of journals, books and electronic products for libraries in academia and industry is preferred.
  • Experience of Excel / PowerPoint / Word is essential.
  • STM publishing experience is desirable
  • Educated to degree level is desirable.
  • Experience of CRM tool such as Salesforce is desirable.
  • Additional European language skills of advantage.
  • Valid, clean driving licence. 

This role is based at our Cambridge office, and will involve working outside of core hours to attend relevant exhibitions and conferences and travel within the region.

The Royal Society of Chemistry supports development and offers excellent benefits. 

If interested, please apply before the end of our closing date.


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