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Publisher Relations Manager - Paris

Date: Nov 16, 2020

Location: Paris, 75, FR, 75000

Company: EBSCO Industries Inc

EBSCO Information Services (EIS) provides a complete and optimized research solution comprised of e-journals, e-books, and research databases — all combined with the most powerful discovery service to support the information needs and maximize the research experience of our end-users. Headquartered in Ipswich, MA, EIS employs more than 3,300 people worldwide. We are the leader in our field due to our cutting-edge technology, forward-thinking philosophy, and top-notch workforce. EIS, a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., based in Birmingham, AL, is ranked in the top 200 of the nation’s largest, privately held corporations according to Forbes magazine. EBSCO is a company that seeks to motivate, to inspire, and to provide growth opportunities to its employees. If you are looking to join a team like ours, we encourage you to explore our unique opportunities.

Manage existing licensing partnerships with publishers in your territory. Help to identify publishers with which EBSCO should pursue partnerships.  Pursue new licensing & distribution agreements with publishers in your territory. Facilitate efficient transfer of publisher data to EBSCO. Represent EBSCO at industry events. Develop and maintain a positive relationship between EBSCO and publishers in your territory.

 

Territory:

French-speaking Europe

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Contact publishers and negotiate licenses.
  • Update and renew agreements with currently licensed publishers.
  • Coordinate with EIS Publisher Content Management group to obtain licensed data from publishers in your territory.
  • Coordinate with EIS Publisher Satisfaction, Royalties, and other EIS groups to resolve publisher questions or complaints.
  • Coordinate with EIS Sales to accompany them on customer visits (or to arrange separate visits) in order to learn about what content customers wish to see included in EBSCO products
  • Obtain publisher data samples and send to relevant EIS teams in prescribed formats.
  • Focus on priority initiatives and priority publishers as directed.
  • Participate in meetings and trainings as directed.
  • Develop knowledge of EBSCO its products, and the relationships of various EBSCO divisions.
  • Use automated systems including Magtitle, Subscript, and Access databases to retrieve and record information
  • Additional projects & initiatives as directed by supervisor.

 

Cultural Competencies:

  • Positive attitude
  • Good judgment
  • Open communication
  • Collaboration
  • Ability to work independently
  • Eager to understand
  • Accountable
  • Self-motivated
  • Team player 

 

Requirements:

  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in French.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to identify own needs and ask for instruction.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, Access and internet effectively.
  • Must be able to work at a computer and/or on the telephone for an average of 7+ hours a day.
  • Some travel will be required, including some international travel.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Publishing/information industry experience preferred.
  • Sales or marketing experience preferred.
  • Advanced academic degree preferred


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