Jobs and Careers with Smithers Pira

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Job title: Commissioning Editor

Salary: £Competitive
Location: Leatherhead

Date posted: 21/10/14
Job Type: Full time
Company: Smithers Information Ltd
Contact: Adam Page 

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Commissioning Editor to work at the Leatherhead site within our Reports and Consultancy team.

The main duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Developing a pool of authors for market reports, and to commission and project manage a set number of market reports through to final publication on time, to budget and to a quality standard
  • Researching new ideas for reports and identifying target audience for report titles, and liaising with marketing and sales contacts to maximize opportunities.
  • Identifying additional profitable opportunities such as multi-client studies
  • Identifying and sourcing new lists for marketing campaigns.
  • Achieving revenue targets on report titles.

The successful candidate will possess the following skills and experience:

  • Degree qualified
  • Previous experience in publishing
  • Previous experience of managing authors
  • Ability to manage projects to deadline
  • Ability to understand and summarise complex issues/technologies
  • A-level maths, economics or statistics would be desirable
  • Previous writing experience (journalism/reports) would be advantageous

To apply for this position, please send an e-mail with your CV attached, to Adam Page, Business Manager, apage@smithers.com 


 

Job title: Business Development Executive (full time)

Salary: £Competitive 
Location: Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 7RU

Date Posted: 10/02/2014
Job Type: Full time
Company: Smithers Information 
Contact: Stephen Hill 

We currently have a vacancy for a Business Development Executive.

The main duties and responsibilities will include:

  • To successfully manage revenue targets for product portfolio (reports, consulting, membership and event sponsorship) within Smithers Pira and Smithers Apex brands
  • Development of relationships and networking with key clients through telephone, webinars and face to face meetings
  • Customer service and account management
  • Reporting of sales performance and pipeline via CRM and Excel
  • Attainment of key activity metrics including call time and opportunity creation

The successful candidate will possess the following skills and experience:

  • 2 years sales experience in a business to business environment , experience in media sales would be advantageous
  • Proven track record of delivering against sales targets
  • Customer focused
  • Strong IT skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills

To apply for this position, please send an e-mail with your CV attached, to Stephen Hill, Global Sales Director, shill@smithers.com 


Job title: Head of Consultancy

Salary: Competitive 
Location: Leatherhead 

Date posted: 20/08/2013
Job type: Full time 
Company: Smithers Information 
Contact: Adam Page

An exciting opportunity to join our reports and consultancy team as Head of Consultancy.

The main duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Win and deliver high-margin projects in market consulting.
  • Act as Smithers Information's leading consultant in a set industry or range of industries ( including packaging, plastics, rubber, print etc.)
  • Achieve annual budget target for gross profit and growth of profitable revenue.

The successful candidate will possess the following skills and experience:

  • Ideally degree qualified in a science or maths related degree
  • Proven experience of wining and delivering market based consultancy projects
  • Preferably previous experience in packaging, print/paper or plastics
  • Strong selling and negotiating skills
  • Customer focused
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines

To apply for this role, please send an email with a covering letter and your CV attached to to Adam Page, Business Manager, apage@smithers.com