Senior Books Product Manager

Inspired Search & Selection Ltd
Bournemouth, UK
16 Jul 2019
26 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Books Product Manager - A leading, global publisher of academic content is looking to appoint an experienced candidate to the role of Senior Books Product Manager to take ownership of the day-to-day product planning and delivery of a compelling books product range which will be commercially sound in terms of revenue and profit.

You will create and deliver a refreshed books business plan and will use your experience of the academic & professional publishing sector to grow revenue for the company in addition to increasing market penetration.

Comfortable managing a P & L, you will use your commercial acumen and strong influencing skills to communicate your vision and will have your focus on delivery.

Responsibilities include:

• Setting and communicating the vision and strategic development of the books programme, in collaboration with the Head of Publishing

• Own new product business cases and forecasts for books

• Identify opportunities to innovate books products to optimize profitability

• Coaching, inspiring and managing direct reports

• Be the voice of the customer

• Attendance and speaking opportunities at industry events

With significant, demonstrable experience in relevant product roles within academic or professional books, you will have excellent leadership skills, first class negotiation skills and the experience to deliver commercially successful products. Experience managing digital products will be an advantage.

Highly analytical, you will have excellent interpersonal and communications skills and will thrive in a matrixed, cross functional environment.

If this new role could be your next career objective, please get in touch for further details.

For a full description of the role, please send your CV with a brief paragraph outlining your relevant skills.

Closing Date: Early applications may be prioritised.

**Inspired Selection operates an Equal Opportunities policy. We treat all employees and job applicants fairly and equally regardless of their sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, age, disability or union membership status.

In May 2019, Inspired Search & Selection pledged to promote The Book Trade Charity. As a charity, BTBS offer financial help to people (particularly those under the age of 30) looking for jobs in the book trade, including help with interview costs, to help support paid internships and work experience and for other opportunities for development. Please follow this link ((url removed) to check eligibility and further support

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