Australian & New Zealand ebook content acquisition role
I'm actually really proud of coming on board as ANZ publisher relations consultant (P/T) with Proquest. As Publisher Relations Manager at James Bennett for 11 years I was involved with ebook content acquisition and working with publishing clients on sales and marketing initiatives across multiple platforms. I worked closely with our owners during this period - Blackwell Library Services (UK and US) and then with Baker & Taylor/YBP after the company was sold to them in December 2009 - and I enjoyed working with the content acquisition and publisher services teams in particular.
I feel like I've almost come full circle. James Bennett/Blackwell was an early vendor for EBL (2004) and post the company sale to B&T/YBP I worked with the Ebrary team in the U.S. Both are now part of Proquest (as is MyiLibrary) so I feel like I'm among "my people". I'm looking forward to working with Australian and New Zealand publishers on the best models in the Proquest platforms and ensuring their content is available to libraries, particularly academic libraries, locally and internationally.
RM Marketing Services will be working 10 hours a week with ANZ publishers for Proquest.
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