|Media & Product Specialist, Eastern Regi|
|Millions of people around the work turn to SAGE’s journals, books and electronic products to inform their studies with the latest research findings. With offices spanning six continents, SAGE Publications aims to be the world’s leading independent academic and professional publisher by disseminating the finest scholarship on a global scale. Join the team of talented and motivated professionals who are champions of engaged scholarship and creators of innovative and award-winning products.|
The Media and Product Specialist is responsible for the sales of print, electronic, custom and technology products to colleges and universities by working with local sales representatives in assigned territories. This Specialist position will focus on winning large and more complex adoptions through focus on major markets, will be heavily involved in product and technology presentations, will provide coaching and strategizing with sales representatives, will be involved in training for sales staff and provide after the sales support for large customers. In addition, the Media and Product Specialist will work closely with our marketing and editorial teams to create strategies, drive sales, and provide market feedback. In addition, the Specialist will stay current with industry trends and works cross-departmentally to help SAGE maintain a strong presence in the ever changing, fast paced world of publishing.
Qualifications include, but not limited to, the following:
•Five years consultative sales experience
•Three years experience with higher education digital products
•Professional verbal and written communication skills
•Reside east of the state of Ohio
•Ability to travel 50% and overnight
•Understanding of: educational technology, eBook platforms, learning management systems, content development, instructional design methodology, project management, online learning solutions/services.
•Experience as a sales specialist working with a team assisting direct sales efforts is also a major plus.
•Must possess strong computer application skills and must possess strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, database applications and PowerPoint. Must have high level of proficiency working with CRM applications with experience with analyzing sales pipeline data
SAGE offers one of the most competitive benefits packages in the industry with PPO medical/dental/vision insurance provided at an extremely low cost to the employee; a profit sharing 401(k) plan; healthy lifestyle reimbursement, company-paid 5-year anniversary trips to London, Singapore or Delhi; employee tuition reimbursement; textbook reimbursement for employee or family members; an on-site professional development learning forum; and much more.
Qualified applicants should present their resume, cover letter and salary history for consideration to our website at www.sagepublications.com/careers for more information.