International Sales Manager

Location
New York
Posted
Jun 20, 2014
Closes
Jul 20, 2014
Contact
Wanda Simon
Duration
Full Time
The International Sales Manager will work with the principals of the company and the Director of International Sales to proactively develop new business and expand existing business in the company's international wholesale markets in accordance with the stature and brand image that the company represents. Specific responsibilities include:


•High level of customer (telephone/email) contact on a daily basis
•Negotiating deals to close and expand business with an understanding of the company's program, discounts and practices
•Manage order process for assigned accounts and liaise with customers
•Research, report and follow up on new channels / markets / customers. Identify and report new market segments and opportunities
•Implementing and assist in developing marketing materials and programs, including email communications to clientele
•Maintain sales force cloud computing system on Salesforce.com
•Provide customer feedback to organization as needed
•Work closely with sales team, logistics and customer service department, and financial department



Tasks and Requirements

•Develop strategies to approach worldwide sales and distribution on a country by country basis
•Enrich strong relationships with current retail partners
•Research relevant art exhibits, fairs, new store openings, special window displays, and market trends to identify opportunities for existing and new business
•Analyze company priorities with current sales numbers and trends as well as market potential for each country, taking into account accessibility, local
•Ongoing outreach to potential customers to introduce them to brand and close new accounts


Desired Skills & Experience

•Bachelors Degree in Business
•2+ years of related sales experience
•Extensive knowledge and contacts of the international book trade preferred
•Knowledge of global markets
•Strong interpersonal & communication skills
•Knowledge in Microsoft Application & Excel required
•Bilingual; Spanish speaking preferred

Benefits

•Health benefits (medical, dental and vision)
•Paid leave (vacation, sick and personal time)
•Paid holidays (according to company calendar)
•401k (eligible after 6 months of employment)
•Transit Chek program available


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