Imprint Sales Director - Random House Publishing Services

New York
Feb 21, 2013
Mar 23, 2013
Sales Rep
Full Time
About our company
Random House, Inc. is the world's largest general trade book publisher. It is a division of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA, one of the foremost media companies in the world.

Your tasks
Random House Publishing Services seeks an Imprint Sales Director to join their team. Candidate will be responsible for maintaining and enhancing the day-to-day relationship with client publishers and maximizing sales across all sales channels. Other responsibilities include, but aren?t limited to:

?Liaisoning between 5 children's client publishers and 5 adult client publishers and the RH Sales Divisions
?Reviewing sales targets of client publishers, both adult and children?s
?Reviewing list positioning with publishers prior to presenting to the sales force and insuring selling materials are made available in time for rep sales calls
?Facilitating sales presentations during launch and sales conference and providing updates at various marketing meetings
?Working with client publishers to maximize title promotions with wholesale and retail customers in all sales channels (bookstores, non-traditional retailers, special markets)
?Tracking title inventory and determining distribution, monitoring sales orders against goals and publishing priorities
?Responding to requests from sales representatives for title information, and title promotion opportunities

Our requirements
A minimum of 6 years in Publishing industry and Sales is required. Strong knowledge of children?s publishing is preferred. Must have strong communication and presentation skills as well as excellent product knowledge/understanding of publishing functions. Must be a self-starter comfortable working independently in a high profile position. Candidate will also be analytical in nature and possess excellent decision making and computer skills.

Some travel required.

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

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