Associate Sales Manager - Adult Mass Merchandise

Posted: 1/18/2019 | Expires: 2/17/2019

Location: New York, New York
Function: Writing & Editing
Specialty: Sales
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

Company: Penguin Random House LLC 
Requisition ID: 29659 

Penguin Random House is looking for an Associate Sales Manager to join the Adult Mass Merchandise team! This unique position will be responsible for selling and managing title base, promotions, and our business relationship at Readerlink for our Penguin Random House adult client titles. This exciting opportunity requires regular contact with the Readerlink buying team and internal departments including providing feedback regarding sell in, market trends, sales patterns, and inventory needs.

Specific responsibilities include:

* Overseeing the sales, marketing and merchandising of all Penguin Random House adult client titles to Readerlink.
* Running and analyzing daily, weekly, monthly, etc. sales reports to manage account inventory levels and identify opportunities for growth.
* Communicating with the wider mass merchandise team to maximize title growth.
* Remaining up-to-date on Penguin Random House client titles, authors, industry related trends, and competitors.
* Attending and participating in client sales conferences.
* Participating in account business reviews on a quarterly basis.
* Providing additional coverage for the Readerlink team as needed.
* Traveling to the account’s office seasonally for sell in calls.


Please apply if you meet the following qualifications:
* Relevant publishing sales experience, including direct account interaction and a demonstrated ability to effectively execute the responsibilities listed
* Strong analytical and organizational skills
* Ability to work well under pressure, follow up as needed, and meet strict deadlines
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including presentation skills
* Proactive and able to problem solve
* adapt within a rapidly evolving environment
* Must be self-motivated, but with the ability and willingness to work in a team environment
* Ability to travel domestically via train, plane, and/or car up to 3 times per year
* Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint


Please apply using our online application process, and please include your resume and cover letter with salary requirements. Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits program.

Penguin Random House is the leading adult and children’s publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world.  In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution.  Our vibrant and diverse international community of nearly 250 publishing brands and imprints include Ballantine Bantam Dell, Berkley, Clarkson Potter, Crown, DK, Doubleday, Dutton, Grosset & Dunlap, Little Golden Books, Knopf, Modern Library, Pantheon, Penguin Books, Penguin Press, Penguin Random House Audio, Penguin Young Readers, Portfolio, Puffin, Putnam, Random House, Random House Children’s Books, Riverhead, Ten Speed Press, Viking, and Vintage, among others.  More information can be found at http://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/.

Penguin Random House values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.Penguin Random House is the leading adult and children’s publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world.  In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution.  Our vibrant and diverse international community of nearly 250 publishing brands and imprints include Ballantine Bantam Dell, Berkley, Clarkson Potter, Crown, DK, Doubleday, Dutton, Grosset & Dunlap, Little Golden Books, Knopf, Modern Library, Pantheon, Penguin Books, Penguin Press, Penguin Random House Audio, Penguin Young Readers, Portfolio, Puffin, Putnam, Random House, Random House Children’s Books, Riverhead, Ten Speed Press, Viking, and Vintage, among others.  More information can be found at http://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/.

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