Sr. Vendor Manager, Kindle Publishing

New York
Sep 05, 2013
Oct 05, 2013
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Full Time
Join the team that launched the Kindle Fire Newsstand, and you will lead initiatives with potential to transform the publishing industry. Kindle is seeking an experienced business builder to lead U.S. publisher relationships across US digital and print magazines and newspapers. You will collaborate with strategic partners to grow their business, maximize store selection, develop effective marketing strategies, and enhance our customer experience.

The ideal candidate will be both a big-thinking strategist with a confident grasp of industry trends and an experienced analyst who enjoys using data to solve complex problems. You should have a track record in successfully leading C-level negotiations and in motivating internal teams (yours and others). You also should be able to operate in a very fast moving environment and enable your business to innovate and scale quickly while meeting/exceeding financial and content acquisition targets. It is important that you thrive in a highly demanding but collegial environment where teamwork is a must.

Bachelor's degree
8+ years of relevant experience in media, digital content, or ecommerce
Willingness to work out of New York
Proven ability as a deal closer
Proven ability to build and maintain high-level vendor relationships with C-level contacts
Comfort with and demonstrated success in negotiating complex and high-value agreements.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Experience in magazine publishing
  • Comfortable with a varied set of software and editing tools
  • Proven track record writing customer-facing content that is on-brand, relevant, and tailored to the internet shopper
  • Familiarity with SQL
  • MBA or related Masters preferre

If interested, please apply online at;273483969;99573125;f?

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