Account Manager (German Speaking)

Account Management & Customer Success Jobs

Greater London Permanent £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + OTE

This Academic Publisher was founded 15 years ago, and are a leader in the space, providing more than 300 journals for higher education.

Turning over more than £65m a year and actively growing, it’s the best time to join this successful business.

The Role:

Due to growth and an impressive client base in the DACH region, they are looking for a GERMAN SPEAKING account manager to manage a wide portfolio of existing accounts within higher and further education (University and College Libraries) and Corporate and Public Sector customers, selling a range of electronic and printed academic learning resources (journals, books and teaching cases), covering Germany, Austria and Denmark as a region.

Alongside this you will be responsible for the retention and up-selling of products to existing customers, the development of new accounts and negotiating national consortia agreements.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • The sale and renewal of databases to individual organisations on single or multi-year agreements
  • Achieving and improving upon agreed sales targets
  • Acting as a principal negotiator and delivering powerful presentations
  • Targeting, establishing and negotiating sales with potential consortia (club) groups as well as sourcing and prospecting new business leads
  • Providing customer, market and competitor insight

Who We’re Looking For:

  • Minimum 2 years experience in a similar role (B2B)
  • Driving Licence and ability to travel frequently overseas.

***Please note if you do not have business proficiency German your application will be deleted***


  • Completely remote working!
  • Frequent travel
  • Competitive Salary + uncapped bonus

Interviews are happening from next week so apply now!

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Job Information

Job Reference: JO-1912-155800
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + OTE
Salary per: annum
Job Duration:
Job Start Date: ASAP
Job Industries: Account Management & Customer Success Jobs
Job Locations: Greater London
Job Types: Permanent

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