Licensing Sales Specialist

Elk Grove Village
Apr 25, 2013
May 25, 2013
Ms. Human Resources
Full Time
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation's leading advocacy organization for children's health, is seeking a soft-sell sales professional to increase market share of our online journals with our institutional customers. If you are a sales professional or librarian who is seeking a change, and would like to work for an organization that makes a positive impact on children's health, this position could be a good fit.

Key responsibilities include negotiating contracts and licensing agreements with libraries, hospitals, and university accounts; providing operational support by maintaining accurate database records of all sales and prospecting activities and coordinating agreement renewal process; managing AAP's library facing website and social media accounts with appropriate updates.

The right candidate will have a Bachelors degree in business or marketing or an equivalent combination of education and work experience required; along with at least two years experience in sales, licensing and/or marketing of online scholarly, scientific, or medical publications. Experience cultivating and maintaining solid business relationships is essential. Contract negotiating and/or library industry experience preferred. Experience with online journal hosting services and/or SalesForce preferred. Some travel may be required.

The AAP offers an excellent work environment, competitive salary, and a very comprehensive benefits package. Additionally, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V) that values the strength diversity brings to our workplace. As a reaffirmation to our employee-focused culture, since 2005, the AAP has been named one of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Chicagoland area.

Interested candidates should submit their resume, cover letter, and salary preference to:
American Academy of Pediatrics
141 Northwest Point Blvd.
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
Fax# 847-228-5099 or E-mail: EOE

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