Global Group Subscription Manager

British Psychoanalytical Society
£20,000 - £24,999
10 Nov 2019
16 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Global Group Subscription Manager

Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing (USA) and the Institute of Psychoanalysis (UK) are looking to appoint immediately a full time, but with flexible working, intelligent and enthusiastic computer confident individual to be Global Group Subscription Manager.

Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing (PEP) is a US not-for-profit which principally publishes a world leading online psychoanalytic archive with 22,000 subscribers across the world. Most of them are organized in local groups which enjoy advantageous rates.

The Institute of Psychoanalysis (IOP) is the leading psychoanalytic institute in the UK with a world-wide reputation. It has published the International Journal of Psychoanalysis (IJP), founded in 1920 under the direction of Sigmund Freud. The Journal is the leading journal in the field and currently published by Taylor and Francis, who handle institutional subscriptions and production.

Group and individual subscriptions to the IJP are processed through a semi-automatic (PaDS) database shared with PEP and specially designed for the purpose. The database is accessible 24/7 from anywhere in the world and allows ordering, payment, online access, journal distribution and accounts' functions with a minimum of effort.

The post-holder will assist in the operation of the PaDS database to process PEP orders and, as the main focus , will be responsible for the development of group subscribers to the International Journal ( IJP ). Some groups have an existing relationship with the IJP , many groups have a relationship with PEP. The primary task is to increase the number of groups subscribing to the IJP and/or the number of people within those groups subscribing. Aided by contacts both organizations already have with groups or potential groups, this important task will involve developing relationships by email and Skype (etc.) and promoting special offers and then processing those orders through the PaDS database.

On occasion, the post-holder may be asked to represent PEP and the IJP at conferences in the UK, Europe or the US.

The salary attached to the post is up to £40,000 p.a. depending on qualifications and experience. The post allows flexible hours, based at the Institute's offices in Maida vale, London.

  • Relaxed and competent computer and Internet literacy and familiarity
  • Accurate data entry and reliability

Person Specification

  • Good written language skills
  • Ability to use competently or to learn quickly Excel functions, including pivot tables for reports and mailmerge for communications
  • Enthusiasm, patience and responsiveness in the development of optimal interactions with subscriber group organisers or individual subscribers, where needed
  • Ability to work independently but able to assess when in need of assistance
  • Ability to work co-operatively and creatively in a small virtual team - particularly with PEP's global sales director (based in New York and Athens)
  • Mental agility and responsiveness

  • Language skills beyond English

Tasked by: Chair of JMB, PEP Global Sales Director

Please send a CV, including the names of two references, along with a cover letter outlining your experience and suitability for the post, via the button below.