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Sales Assistant - Publishing Services

Penguin Random House

New York, NY 08-24-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
The Penguin Random House Publishing Services team is seeking a sales assistant to provide support to a team of three and administrative support for the department as needed. This role is an exciting opportunity for someone who loves to streamline and improve processes, enjoys creative problem-solving, and has a desire and willingness to seek increased responsibility and grow within a busy department. The sales assistant will work primarily with Penguin Random House sales and marketing liaisons, publishing operations, and digital customer operations teams to respond to client questions and concerns.

• Assist sales managers with day-to-day client queries
• Collect and maintain seasonal materials for client publishers, including assigning comparable titles and sales estimate due dates, meeting agendas, TIs, & PPT presentations
• Correspond with client publishers regularly regarding final sales estimates, meeting/deadline reminders, metadata, and sell-in material sweeps
• Maintain seasonal meeting materials for all publishers, track receipt of those materials, and maintain accuracy of title information
• Manage and announce drop-in titles
• Provide regular sales reporting to clients and sales managers
• Collaborate with other team members to ensure coverage for setting up and running WebEx meetings
• Distribute sales materials to reps as requested
• Manage gathering and sharing sales rep feedback with client publishers
• Help create and update documentation about processes and best practices for the imprint sales team

• Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and work both independently and collaboratively
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Self-starter with enthusiasm and ability to take initiative
• Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint; experience with Outlook, Teams, SAP, or WebEx a plus!
• Experience in a customer support role, publishing, or bookselling a plus

Salary for this position is $45,000. Please apply using our online application process, and please include your resume and cover letter.

Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits program. Our range of benefits include, but are not limited to, Medical/Prescription drug insurance, Dental, Vision, Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Health Savings Account, Pre-Tax and Roth 401(k), Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance, Life/AD&D Insurance, Commuter Benefits, Student Loan Repayment Program, Educational Assistance & generous paid time off.

Company: Penguin Random House LLC

Country: United States of America

State/Region: New York

City: New York City

Postal Code: 10019

Job ID: 167031


Aug 24, 2021


Jobcode: Reference SBJ-ro3x73-3-238-132-225-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Penguin Random House

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.