Hachette Book Group


6-month Project Associate Director, Special Markets

1290 6th Avenue, New York, NY, United States, 10020

Position: Freelance/Contract
Starts: 09/18/2017

SUMMARY:
The primary function of the Associate Director, Special Marketsis to grow the retail sales in the non-traditional marketplace by selling national accounts and finding new prospects within their channel.

 

The project is through February 2018 with a potential of converting to full-time.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Manage non-traditional national accounts across the country
  • Present book lists to all accounts seasonally
  • Create sales presentations and materials for accounts
  • Run and analyze sales reports
  • Grow the non-traditional retail business
  • Provide customer service for accounts, including questions on inventory, pricing, title information, and order tracking
  • Process orders on a daily basis
  • Work with other Special Markets team members to develop and grow the business in an effective and efficient manner

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED:

 

  • At least 3-5 years prior publishing experience
  • Demonstrated track record and interest in growing sales
  • Must be comfortable in a fast-paced sales department preferred
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills and detail oriented. 
  • The candidate must be agile and be able to perform multiple tasks on a daily basis
  • Must be proficient in MS Word, Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint and have strong analytical skills and comfort working with numbers
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are a must
  • Ability to communicate and interact professionally with accounts, clients,  and staff
  • Must be able to travel

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