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Sales Assistant - Tri - State Area

Penguin Random House

New York, NY 04-01-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
This position provides sales and general administrative support to a dynamic team selling Penguin Random House's core and client imprints within the Premium/promotional marketplace. This Special Markets role reports to the Associate Director and is ideal for someone who is organized, process-oriented, and interested in selling both adult and children's books.

Responsibilities:
• Responds to all inquiries received via general phone line/email inbox or from Customer Service; communicates with new and existing customers; opens new accounts; and maintains sales contact with existing customers
• Follows orders from start to finish: from initial inquiry to order processing to tracking
• Generally, supports department of sales reps on the following: Purchase order process; order tracking; customer presentations & sales pitches; runs reports
• Provides key support on sales back to Penguin Random House authors and for a major premium distributor
• General departmental and administrative support, as needed

Qualifications:
• Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize multiple assignments
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills along with the ability to work in a team
• Strengths in problem-solving, attention to detail, customer relationship building, negotiating, and other account management related skills
• PC proficiency (Microsoft Office 365) with focus on Excel and Powerpoint
• Interest in the publishing industry and sales, specifically
• Prior office experience and easy access to NY office a plus

The salary for this position is $48,000. All positions are currently eligible for annual profit award or bonus, subject to company results.

Penguin Random House job postings include a good faith compensation range for each open position. The salary range listed is specific to each particular open position and takes into account various factors including the specifics of the individual role, and candidate's relevant experience and qualifications.

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.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d9yezz-3-227-240-72-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary: $48,000 Per Year ($ USD)
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.