District Manager, Library Sales - West Coast

Location
West Coast
Posted
Nov 28, 2012
Closes
Dec 28, 2012
Contact
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Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
About our company
Random House, Inc. is the world's largest general trade book publisher. It is a division of Bertelsmann AG, one of the foremost media companies in the world.

Your tasks
The Random House Inc, Sales department seeks a District Manager for Library Sales to join our team. The manager will be responsible for securing orders and coordinating marketing opportunities in Public Libraries in an assigned west coast territory.

Additional responsibilities include:

?Contacts public libraries for the purpose of developing interest and selling books and audiobooks
?Maintains consistent library visits within an assigned territory
?Presents upcoming, current, and back-list titles to selectors and selection committees
?Secures and places orders and standing orders seasonally
?Keeps abreast of new titles and regularly reads manuscripts and AREs for the purpose of educating and informing librarians
?Promotes and shepherds marketing opportunities in libraries, such as in-person author events and skype-in events
?Attends regional and national conferences when necessary
?Creates and distributes to librarians a bi-monthly newsletter


Our requirements
Ideal candidates will have:

? an affinity for book publishing and possess sales experience
? strong interpersonal skills
? excellent written and verbal communication skills
? superb computer skills
? the ability to work independently from a home-based office

and reside in one of the states within the sales territory - California, Nevada, Oregon or Washington.


Thank you for your interest in Random House. Random House is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.



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Please apply using our online application process.

For more information, please visit our web site at:
http://www.randomhouse.com




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