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Sales Assistant - Specialty Retail Sales

Penguin Random House, New York, NY

Home of the world’s best books.

Duration: Full-Time


Sales Assistant – Special Markets

The Penguin Random House Special Markets division is seeking a Sales Assistant to support the In House and Direct Market team in their sales efforts.  Specifically, this team is responsible for selling titles across a wide variety of imprints to our Niche Accounts, like Comic Stores, Health & Wellness, New Age and Spiritual, and other lifestyle specialties.

Specific responsibilities include:
* Prepares sales materials such as title collections and materials for Sales meetings
* Assist with content creation and asset research for comic and specialty retail sales websites
* Craft targeted pitches
* Create seasonal PowerPoint presentations, and newsletters
* Provides general administrative support for the department
* Follow and track inventory for seasonal plan-o-grams
* Prepare new title set up forms
* Follow up on customer orders and sample requests
* Capture and maintain notes on progress and upload to Salesforce
* Communicate with Imprint Sales Team to ensure all requisite materials are sourced for seasonal sell-in


Please apply if you meet the following minimum requirements:
* Strong interest in a sales position with a publishing company
* Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
* Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Proactive with strong follow-up skills
* Ability to successfully prioritize and work on multiple projects at a time
* Proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook
* Experience in Salesforce or Mailchimp preferred
* Interest in comics, manga, anime is a plus


Salary for this position is $45,000.  Please apply using our online application process, and please include your resume and cover letter.

About Penguin Random House

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.

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