Sales Marketing Operation Assistant, RH

Penguin Random House, New York, NY

Home of the world’s best books.

Duration: Full-Time

We are currently seeking a Sales Marketing Operations Assistant to orchestrate sales materials for our industry-leading reps. As a key liaison between publishing, marketing/publicity, and sales, this role on the sales marketing team is responsible for keeping the “trains” running on time – and inspected for top sales-driving performance. This position provides an intensive education in trade book publishing in a fast-paced, exciting, and collaborative environment, and will work across all Random House division imprints.

The ideal candidate: 
* You have been hailed as an organizational mastermind, thrive on beating deadlines, and your attention to detail is finely tuned

* You have excellent time-management skills, a team mindset, and a graceful communication style
* You can quickly switch gears to accommodate projects that drop into the schedule and streamline where needed to achieve efficiency
* You can easily switch hats to focus on creating memorable and effective presentations  
* And perhaps most of all, you want to help spread the word about amazing books that educate, entertain, and inspire

Day-to-day tasks will include: 
* Coordinating with publishing teams to communicate and track deadlines, best practices, and processes for sales materials, such as catalog copy, recorded editorial presentations, and early excerpts/reading materials 
* Reviewing and proofreading catalog copy, suggesting edits in accordance with best practices, and ensuring all edits have been completed 
* Trafficking catalog copy to publishers, web copy team, and Sales Directors; ensuring deadlines are met and providing materials to Sales Reps by respective deadline 
* Scheduling weekly and seasonal sales meetings and communicating/tracking follow-up with publishing and marketing/publicity teams 
* Creating and proofreading PowerPoint presentations for sales meetings with a focus on key takeaways for each title; working with Publishing Managers and marketing/publicity teams to implement edits 
* Editing audio recordings of editorial presentations 
* Assisting with Advance Copy Program: soliciting quantities from publishing team and Sales Reps, coordinating with production team, monitoring inventory, creating early book mockups, and scheduling mailings 
* Executing departmental administrative duties as needed 

Please apply if you meet the following minimum requirements: 
* Proven attention to detail and outstanding organizational skills 
* Ability to multitask, prioritize, take initiative, and work independently in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment  
* Strong interpersonal, communication, and collaboration skills 
* Proofreading/copyediting and writing skills 
* Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Excel, PowerPoint, and Word 
* Experience such as ad/media trafficking or project management a plus  
* Strong interest in book publishing and in books across genres

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