Sales & Marketing Associate - AMACOM Books

New York
Jun 13, 2014
Jul 13, 2014
Ms. Barbara Zung
Marketing, Publishing
Full Time
We are seeking a motivated individual to contribute to the activities of our marketing department. Reporting to the Director of Trade Sales and Marketing, as Sales and Marketing Associate you will be responsible for helping the trade department achieve its goals for revenue, profitability, and growth. You will play a role in packaging, positioning, and marketing of titles— participating in title and jacket meetings; conducting competitive analysis and research; and reviewing and revising catalog and sales sheet copy to ensure proper positioning. Your responsibilities will also include: communicating with trade accounts and sales representatives; creating e-mail alerts to sales reps when there is breaking information; helping maintain our metadata that feeds to key accounts; and assisting with sales analysis and reporting. You will be involved in all aspects of the sales conference meetings, from planning straight to presenting a portion of the list and participating in the business wrap-up. In addition, you will be a key player on our ebook team, responsible for managing ebook metadata, and helping to track and report ebook and electronic rights sales. Other responsibilities may include: arranging book signings and author appearances; fielding author queries; attending trade shows; and other marketing projects as needed. Will contribute to and support the overall activities of AMACOM.

The ideal candidate will possess:
- Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
- Strong written and oral communication skills.
- Excellent organizational skills and a key eye for detail
- Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a busy environment
- Ability to work well independently and within a group.
- Minimum one to two years publishing experience (preferred) ideally in marketing or sales; demonstrated interest in publishing required.
- Bachelors Degree

Occasional travel required

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