Account Development Specialist - College Market

Job Information


Located at 233 Spring Street and 1 New York Plaza in Manhattan, Springer Nature is one of the largest scholarly publishers in the world.  We currently have a position open for an Account Development Specialist who would work with our college clients on all e-resource after-purchase implementation and promotional support.  There are aspects of library technology, marketing, and creative field work associated with this job.  Springer Nature has had successful employees in these types of positions with library backgrounds.  This is not a sales job, but successful candidates will be comfortable teaming up with our college market licensing staff to ensure maximum return on investment and high usage of our world class publications.  Competitive salary and excellent benefits.  Some travel required. 

Please see the full job description.

Posted by Robert W. Boissy, MLS, CAS

Director of Institutional Marketing and Account Development

233 Spring Street

New York, NY 10013


Permanent, Full Time
Position Reports To
Robert W. Boissy, Director of Marketing and Acct Dev
Manhattan, New York
Starts On
Oct. 3, 2016, 9 a.m.

Job Requirements


Relatively new MLS graduates are ideal candidates, but really anyone who has a bachelor's degree and some experience working in a library or for a vendor supplying products, services and support to libraries would be welcome to apply.


Creativity and professional communication skill required.

Willingness to work with academic library clients and internal licensing staff.

Willingness to present in front of small groups at clients sites and occasionally larger groups at library conferences is important.

Computer Skills

Some background with electronic resource management in an academic library preferred or other demonstrated ability with online resources

Spreadsheet skills helpful

Some work in marketing or promotion and associated software tools very helpful

Education Required

Bachelor's degree as a minimum. Master's in Library Science, Marketing or a related field is welcome.

Company Information

Springer Nature
233 Spring Street
New York NY 10013
United States

Contact Information

Robert W. Boissy
Phone: (781) 244-7918
Contact Method

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