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11/03 Lalit Narang
Director at MAXTALENT

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Manager - Corporate Sales - Publishing Business (3-7 yrs)

Delhi/Mumbai Job Code: 1232010

Job Description

We currently have an opportunity for a sales Manager with our client (one of the world's largest publishers of high-quality, peer reviewed scholarly journals, books, e-books and reference works) to join their professional and corporate sales team. Overall responsibility for managing & maximizing sales pipeline on Print as well as new Digital knowledge / learning products.

Representing the company to the Non-Academic customers like Corporates, Government bodies, Public Libraries, etc . Be responsible for achieving annual sales targets for this channel through consultative account management and maintain an awareness of the business and competitive trading environment.

Key Responsibilities:

- Own entire sales cycle from generating, qualifying & developing leads to negotiating and closing opportunities involving multiple stakeholders both internal & external.

- Identify & analyse the clients- requirements & propose solutions - Manage complex sales situations & acquire clients based on value-based selling.

- Research, map, develop and nurture strong relationships at multiple levels.

- Act as the liaison between key customers and internal teams - Collaborate with pre-sales and internal teams to respond to customers

- Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual reports and forecasts

- Reaching out to existing corporate customers to understand their evolving needs

- Connecting and Building relationship with CXOs, CHROs, L&D Heads, L&D Managers, and Business Heads

- Working with corporate supply chain partners to promote professional content to Libraries

- Built revenue pipeline on Monthly basis

- Identify and close opportunities with Government , PSU and Public Library

- Exploring customization opportunities to meet current L&D needs of corporates

- Make presentations to target leads and manage the sales process to account opening and signed contracts.

- The role will also include regular and accurate reporting of sales data along with data analysis to help better target sales resource.


The ideal candidate will have:

- Proven work experience as a Strategic account manager or Key account manager.

- Solid sales experience in a B2B environment

- Experience in structuring large deals and successfully negotiating with CXOs, CHROs, L&D Heads, L&D Managers, and Business Heads.

- Preferably brings along existing PSU, BFSI, Consulting, FMCG IT/ ITes, E-commerce & Retail connects & customer relationships.

- Willing to roll up sleeves and take on tasks necessary to get the job done

- Dedicated smart worker who responds timely to customers and exhibits strong sales etiquette & ethics.

- Hands-on experience with CRM software and Account management systems

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with an aptitude for building strong client relationships

- Strong negotiation skills with a problem-solving attitude

- Availability to travel as needed

- Strong Internet research skills with excellent PC literacy [google sheets, doc, slides, PowerPoint

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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