Sales Product Manager

Location
New York
Posted
Jan 29, 2014
Closes
Feb 28, 2014
Contact
Human Resources
Duration
Full Time
HarperCollins 360 is seeking a Sales Product Manager to join the New York-based team of this global publishing and distribution initiative, publishing a select group of titles from HarperCollins affiliates in the UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and India into the US marketplace.

Responsibilities:
The Sales Product Manager is responsible for managing the flow of metadata and title information from the international HC affiliate businesses into the HCUS systems, managing schedules and liaising with affiliate offices to ensure timely ordering and maintenance of inventory for frontlist and backlist titles, supporting the US sales, marketing and publicity functions with sales and marketing materials and information, and supplying general support to the Affiliate Publisher as needed to reach the goals of HarperCollins 360.
In this role you will:
-Work with our international affiliates’ Editorial, Inventory, Production, and Warehouse departments to create and track workable schedules that support Sales deadlines and ensure timely delivery of titles to market
-Utilize a title management system to track and maintain book data and schedules
-Track international shipments to ensure timely arrival in US warehouse
-Manage materials required for Sales and marketing
-Serve as key liaison with Edelweiss to ensure books are cataloged and galleys are available as applicable

Requirements:

•2-3 years’ experience in inventory management within a publishing house; international experience a plus
•Excellent communication skills
•Superb organizational and follow-up skills and attention to detail
•Proven ability to create and manage schedules, track multiple projects, and meet dates in a deadline-driven environment
•Excellent computer skills including working knowledge of the MS Office Suite, with special emphasis on Excel and Access, and Filemaker Pro
•Ability to work collaboratively and diplomatically across international departments with strong interpersonal skills
•Interest in international publishing
•College-level understanding and use of the English language
•A college degree (BA or equivalent) or equivalent work experience

We are a small and innovative team; if you love books, are a stickler for schedules, have a positive, can-do attitude, and enjoy working in a small, collaborative environment within a larger organization, we look forward to meeting you.



To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume through our website: http://harpercollinscareers.com. No phone calls/agencies.

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