We are seeking a hands-on Sales Director to lead the rapid growth of our business as we expand sales of subscription products and dissemination services to research groups and departments, universities, funders and corporationsAbout Kudos
An exciting opportunity to join a small but rapidly expanding team focused on providing an innovative communications service for academic researchers, research groups, institutions, publishers, societies and funders.
Kudos provides tools for planning and managing research dissemination to accelerate and maximize reach and impact. This multi-award-winning service has a global client base, including major publishers and institutions (such as Taylor & Francis, Wiley, SAGE, the Universities of Manchester, Helsinki, Stockholm and ETH Zürich), and 250,000+ researchers and academics.
This is a key role within the Kudos senior management team, reporting to the CEO. The Sales Director will be responsible for developing and implementing the Company’s sales strategy, identifying and prioritising new business opportunities and channels and developing business from existing customers. In addition, this role will help determine optimal business models and pricing to balance profit with customer satisfaction, and articulate customer needs to ensure our products are aligned with those needs. As a young, fast-growing company, you will take a hands-on approach as you grow your team, leading by example, managing sales discussions with universities, consortia and funders and ensuring smooth processes are in place for sales to individual research groups and departments.Responsibilities
Develop and implement company sales strategy:
This is an office-based full-time role with a salary, bonus and benefits package commensurate with the seniority of the role and its pivotal position in our growth plan; 25 days annual leave.
The role would ideally be based in or near the Oxford area; otherwise the willingness to travel regularly to the Kudos office for meetings.How to apply
To apply, please send your CV together with a covering letter outlining why you’re right for this role, to:
Closing date for applications is 23 January 2019.
Oxford, England, Oxfordshire, OX1, United Kingdom