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Publication or Company Springer Science + Business Media
Job Title Account Specialist
Industry Other Publishing, Sales/Advertising Sales
Salary
Benefits 401K/403B, Dental, Health
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements About our company
Springer Science+Business Media is one of the most prestigious international scientific publishers of books, journals, and electronic media today, with subsidiaries and representatives all over the world. Our publications range from medicine to all fields of life sciences, and from mathematics to engineering. Wherever scientific research is carried out, highly qualified experts count themselves among Springer's authors, including a large number of Nobel prize winners. Around 5,500 people are employed by the Springer Group worldwide.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
- Medical, Dental and Vision
- Life and AD&D
- 401(k)
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Transit Accounts
- Tuition Assistance
- Summer Hours


Your tasks
Under the direction of the VP, library sales and as part of the Library Sales group, this individual will exercise a high degree of initiative and independent decision making while participating in the following activities:

? Maintain high level customer contact in person, phone and or email
? Manage daily maintenance, IP updates, Access Problems, Invoicing Related Issues
? Usage Analysis both re-actively and pro-actively to customers
? Generate and Manage License Procedure for all Products
? Manage renewal business within selected territory
? Prospecting leads for Licensing/Account Managers
? Develop strategic relationships with internal resources.
? Develop a network of contacts


Our requirements
? Bachelor?s degree with minimum 2 years prior experience, preferably work in the publishing or academic sector
? Strong understanding and previous experience in the STM market and knowledge of journal and multi-site licensing is a plus
? Strong computer skills - MS Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint a must
? Must be motivated, flexible and be able to work independently
? Detail oriented and highly organized
? Ability to work with numerous individuals on a daily basis to sort issues, discuss clients, find solutions
? Excellent project management skills
? Demonstrate initiative and follow-up skills
? Understanding on how to maintain and build lasting corporate and internal relationships
? Ability to travel domestically and internationally, as required
? Confident and polished presenter with excellent written and verbal communication skills


Springer Science+Business Media is one of the most prestigious international scientific publishers of books, journals, and electronic media today, with subsidiaries and representatives all over the world. Our publications range from medicine to all fields of life sciences, and from mathematics to engineering. Wherever scientific research is carried out, highly qualified experts count themselves among Springer's authors, including a large number of Nobel prize winners. Around 5,500 people are employed by the Springer Group worldwide.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
- Medical, Dental and Vision
- Life and AD&D
- 401(k)
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Transit Accounts
- Tuition Assistance
- Summer Hours



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