Cambridge University Press

  • Cambridge
About the role:

We are looking for a Customer Account Executive (aka Subscription Retention Executive) to work collaboratively within our Journals Operations team on a 12 month fixed term contract. This position will provide you with a strong grounding in the principles and practice of customer services, sales and marketing within an academic publishing environment.

In this role you will be contacting customers worldwide via telephone and email to discuss renewing their Journals subscriptions, with a view to maximising subscription retention and uptake across our Journals portfolio. For this you will need a very proactive, customer-centric approach.

You will also be collecting, collating, and maintaining high volumes of customer data on our systems. You will be responsible for analysing and reporting customer data and feedback, to contribute to our understanding of our customers and markets and to help improve our subscription renewals process.

About you:

You will have strong verbal and written communication skills, including an excellent telephone manner, and will ideally have experience in a customer support or telesales environment. You will have a commercial mind-set, be collaborative, and be comfortable with customer-facing and sales-focused responsibilities. Confidence with technology, working knowledge of MS Excel, and good reporting skills are essential. You will ideally be educated to degree level or above, and European language skills would be advantageous.

About us:

Our global not-for-profit organisation is committed to the advancement of knowledge worldwide through our exciting publishing programme. You will be joining a diverse and collaborative workforce and you will be supported in your career ambitions to achieve your potential.

Help us achieve our mission, and you will have a career that is not only hugely satisfying but brings with it great benefits and a stimulating, supportive and flexible working environment.

Why us?

A great central Cambridge location, our office is only a ten minute walk from the train station and guided busway. Benefits include a staff incentive scheme, flexible working, free life assurance and a contributory pension scheme, 28 days’ annual leave, subsidised restaurant and café, free on-site gym and sports facilities, and season ticket travel loans.

To apply, please complete the online application by 25 April 2018.