Workman Publishing Co.

Sales Account Manager

225 Varick Street, New York, NY, United States, 10014

Position: Full-Time

Workman is seeking a hardworking, detail-oriented candidate to serve as Sales Account Manager for our Amazon print business for all imprints and distribution clients. The ideal candidate will be a nimble and creative thinker with a fine attention to detail and the ability to solve problems quickly. Experience selling to Amazon will be prioritized, but not strictly required.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Sell in frontlist titles, projecting quantities and soliciting purchase orders
  • Manage inventory levels for frontlist and backlist titles, working with the inventory manager and production departments to ensure we have enough inventory
  • Provide regular sales reporting, including the processing and reporting of all co-op-related fees
  • Secure seasonal merchandising opportunities
  • Work with imprints to develop A+ detail pages and audit detail pages for any issues or errors
  • Coordinate with customer service and the warehouse to ensure orders ship in a timely manner and minimize operational chargebacks
  • Coordinate Amazon-specific marketing campaigns with respective marketing departments and handle all billing/reporting for the campaigns
  • Manage enrollment of print-on-demand titles
  • Troubleshoot all Amazon-related issues that arise
  • Occasional travel is required

Please apply if you meet the following qualifications:

  • Minimum 3–5 years of experience in a publishing sales role
  • College degree or work equivalent
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and follow-up skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work well under pressure and proactively solve problems
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint

Please send your résumé and a cover letter to We apologize in advance, but not all applicants will receive a response.

About Workman Publishing Co.:

Workman Publishing, an independent publisher of award-winning cookbooks, children’s books, parenting/pregnancy guides, as well as high-end gift books, fiction, gardening, humor, country living, and calendars.  Our West Village office is high-energy and creative, staffed by people who love interesting books.

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