Junior Distribution Account Executive

Apr 11, 2013
May 11, 2013
Angela Alwin
Full Time
Greenleaf Book Group has a unique opportunity for an organized, detail-oriented, and service-focused Junior Distribution Account Executive who is interested in applying his/her expertise at one of the fastest-growing media companies in America. Our ideal candidate has a proven history of success in managing multiple projects with competing deadlines, superlative written and oral communication skills, and a desire to contribute to the growth of a driven team of individuals within an entrepreneurial and fast-paced environment.

At Greenleaf, we connect our authors’ ideas with audiences. The Jr. Distribution AE supports this mission by collaborating with Greenleaf’s Account Executives to research and prepare timely, accurate, and engaging communications for our authors, independent sales representatives, national and international distribution partners, online and brick-and-mortar retailers, and internal clients. These communications support Greenleaf’s sales and distribution efforts and assist our clients in reaching their goals of sharing ideas and stories with the world through traditional and non-traditional platforms, both print and digital.

•Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
•College degree
•3+ years experience in a service-oriented industry—experience in professional services or an agency environment is particularly beneficial
•Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Mac), particularly Excel
•Ability to analyze, synthesize, and communicate large amounts of data for use by a variety of audiences
•Strong problem-solving, multitasking, and troubleshooting skills
•Proven ability to successfully manage competing deadlines, and work independently with little oversight
•A driven, resilient nature with a bias for action
•A keen eye for detail and uncompromising accuracy
•Desire to become an integral part of a small, hardworking team with a great sense of humor

The Jr. Distribution Account Executive will:
•Exhibit the highest level of service and diplomacy in dealing with internal clients, contracted representatives, and vendors
•Manage and execute title data dissemination to appropriate trade channels within strict external timetables
•Collaborate with distribution associate to process orders from international business partners
•Prepare and upload title data for use by our online business partners, ensuring that data is accurate and current
•Monitor product listings on multiple websites for accuracy and completeness
•Supply an independent sales force with high-quality sales materials, bibliographic information, and product samples
•Manage Greenleaf’s foreign rights function, serving as a liaison between agents and authors
•Perform other tasks as needed

We offer:
•A collaborative, progressive, and fun work environment
•An intelligent, motivated, and friendly staff
•An entrepreneurial environment with consistent year-over-year growth
•Salary plus benefits: medical, disability, prescription, life, holidays, vacation, retirement plan, flexible spending account, HSA, and profit sharing

If OrganizedResponsiveCollaborative is your middle name, we want to hear from you!

This position is based in Austin, TX. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter (subject line: Jr. Distribution Account Executive) to aalwin at greenleafbookgroup dot com. Resumes without cover letters will not be considered. No phone calls or visits please.

No phone calls or visits please. Include Cover letter with resume.

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