Penguin Random House LLC Sales Manager - Children's Retail in Westminster, Maryland
Company: Random House North America
Requisition ID: 24538
Global Publisher, Penguin Random House is seeking a self-motivated Sales Manager to join their growing team in Westminster, Maryland.
This Sales Manager will be responsible for selling the Children's publishing line to new and existing accounts via telephone and electronic communication; provide information to accounts regarding terms, publicity, marketing, policy and promotions and works closely with book sellers to develop the most effective marketing methods based on the accounts location and customer base.
The ability to establish and maintain profitable and mutually beneficial relationships with independent and wholesale book buyers is essential.
Candidates must have a natural communication style, pleasant personality and be committed to providing exceptional Customer Service.
2-3 years prior sales experience, strong knowledge & passion for children's books and prior work experience in a bookstore or Library is preferred.
Candidates must possess:
• excellent written and oral communication skills
• strong organizational and time management skills
• MS Office proficiency to include Outlook, Word and Excel
• strong follow-up and prioritization skills the ability to work independently and as part of a team
Periodic travel is required to research and profile new business, attend sales conferences several times a year, and attend trade shows as needed.
We are proud to offer an excellent benefits package for which you are eligible your first day, a competitive salary, 401k & profit sharing, casual work environment and an extremely generous paid time off program!
Core working hours are Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Penguin Random House is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
Please apply using our online application process, and please include your resume and cover letter with salary requirements. Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits program.
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.
Our vibrant and diverse international community of nearly 250 publishing brands and imprints include Ballantine Bantam Dell, Berkley, Clarkson Potter, Crown, DK, Doubleday, Dutton, Grosset & Dunlap, Little Golden Books, Knopf, Modern Library, Pantheon, Penguin Books, Penguin Press, Penguin Random House Audio, Penguin Young Readers, Portfolio, Puffin, Putnam, Random House, Random House Children's Books, Riverhead, Ten Speed Press, Viking, and Vintage, among others.
More information can be found at http://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/.
Penguin Random House values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation