Sales Assistant

115 West 18th Street, New York, NY, United States, 10011

Position: Full-Time
Starts: 06/14/2017

SUMMARY: Provide administrative support to Director, Museum Sales & Distribution, and Trade Sales Manager


  • Support sales to independent and museum stores nationwide
  • Support domestic and Canadian commission reps (40 in total)
  • Help manage sales, marketing, and publicity of distribution clients’ lists; input title information into database; prepare and maintain seasonal grids
  • Coordinate preparation and organization of sales materials for sales reps, including management of freelancers
  • Create seasonal order forms
  • Coordinate biannual sales conferences
  • Process coop claims
  • Process school orders, gratis orders for distribution clients, etc
  • Track event orders
  • Assist Vice President, Sales, and Director, Trade Sales, as needed
  • Provide reception break coverage as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.  Previous publishing or bookstore experience a plus
  • Excellent English oral and written skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite; good Excel skills required
  • Must be organized, detail oriented with ability to handle multiple projects
  • Excellent prioritizing skills and judgment
  • Strong interest in working in a fast-paced sales environment


ABRAMS is the preeminent publisher of high-quality illustrated books for adults, adolescents and young children. ABRAMS is the publisher of bestsellers such as the wildly popular "The Diary of A Wimpy Kid" series, award-winning cookbooks of Alton Brown and the stunning photography of Yann Arthus-Bertrand's "Earth From Above" series. We offer competitive salaries, generous benefits, 401 (k) plan, tuition assistance, summer hours and paid Christmas week vacation. Visit our website at www.abramsbooks.com

Email your resume to jobs@abramsbooks.com.

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