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Collection Development Manager - NT, QLD, NSW & ACT

Date:  Jul 22, 2021

Sydney, NSW, AU, 2000

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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.

Join the EBSCO Team, with GOBI Library Services in this role which employs a consultative sales approach for products that provide workflow solutions designed to increase library efficiency.

This is a field role with responsibility for the NT, QLD, NSW & ACT territories, therefore travel within this area is required. The role will work from a home office located in Sydney or Brisbane. The role reports to the Director of Sales – GOBI and Subscription Services.


  • Consults with libraries to evaluate and develop effective workflow improvements.
  • Identifies new sales opportunities while retaining current business and profitability goals.
  • Develops and maintains strong relationships with customers, providing support, research and guidance including recommendations for new products or service improvements.
  • Communicates and interacts with multiple departments to ensure the fulfilment of customer requirements.
  • Remains up to date on industry trends and competitor activities to ensure that relationships are maintained and enhanced with the clients.
  • Prepares and submits required territory report accurately and on schedule.


  • You will have 5 years’ experience in library or publisher services with a Bachelor Degree in Library Science.
  • On-site presentation skills will be well developed and enhance the development of strong relationships with clients.
  • You will be proactive, self-sufficient, highly driven, creative and fearless.
  • The ability to demonstrate achievements in accordance with KPI’s and detail at interview what actions you have undertaken to attain these.
  • Have excellent communication skills in English including oral and written, displaying confidence in all interactions at all levels.
  • Grooming and presentation will be of a professional standard and your ability to establish rapport with clients at all levels is essential.
  • A valid Driver’s license and the ability to perform overnight travel will be essential.


  • The Subscription Service/GOBI team are focused on enhancing our sales achievements through strong team work and creativity.

Training will be provided to the successful candidate on the job by local and international experts. You will be recognised with a base salary and have the opportunity to earn further incentives that are viable.

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