Associate Sales Manager - Special Markets

Location
New York
Posted
Aug 01, 2014
Closes
Aug 31, 2014
Contact
Human Resources
Duration
Full Time
The Special Markets department is looking for an Associate Sales Manager to join their team. This person will be responsible for growing business within specific categories from current customers as well as calling on prospective customers to generate new sales for all imprints, including client publishers.

Specifically, the Associate Sales Manager:
1.Targets specific categories for maximum saturation across all imprints.
2.Handles wholesalers and retailers in the direct-to-consumer channels.
3.Contacts established and prospective customers for the purpose of developing interest and selling books.
4.Secures and renews orders.
5.Maintains sales program within an assigned territory.
6.Informs customers of supply and price trends and assists in inventory control.
7.Keeps abreast of new titles and other general information for customers.
8.Keeps records and makes reports on all phases of sales activity to director.
9.Attends trade shows appropriately.
10.Prepares and circulates weekly market trends report.

Please apply if you meet the following minimum qualifications:
•4 year college degree
•Minimum of 3 years sales experience
•Minimum of 1 year publishing experience
•Strong interpersonal and verbal skills
•Strong communication and presentation skills
•Must be a self-starter and self-motivator
•Must be able to work in a close collaborative environment
•Some travel required


Please email your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to jobs@us.penguingroup.com indicating the position for which you are applying in the subject line. No phone calls/agencies please.

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