Simon & Schuster is one of the most successful global publishers in the world and the winner of Publisher of the Year 2022. Our Adult fiction list in the UK includes bestselling authors such as Philippa Gregory, Santa Montefiore, Kathy Reichs, Colleen Hoover, Graham Swift and John Irving.
Our Adult non-fiction list ranges from Number One bestsellers Bob Mortimer, Dave Grohl and Rupi Kaur to John Nichol, Laura Bates, Anita Anand and Walter Isaacson.
Simon & Schuster Children's Books is one of the UK's most vibrant and fast-growing publishers for young people.
Our children's fiction and YA list features an array of bestsellers and rising stars, from Ben Miller and Adam Silvera to Nadia Shireen, Benjamin Dean, A.F. Steadman and many more, with successful series including Dragon Realm and Dork Diaries.
Our picture book list is world-renowned and we are the proud home of the smash-hit Supertato series by Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet as well as stand-out author-illustrators such as Benji Davies, Tom Percival, Beach and Steve Small.
In addition to publishing a wide mix of literary and commercial fiction and non-fiction, and an award-winning children's list, we also provide sales and distribution services to several award-winning independent Client Publishers from the UK, USA and Australia. Some of our current client publishers include Andrews McMeel, Viz Media and Elliott & Thompson.
S&S is looking for two International Key Accounts Managers to add to our brilliant team as we continue to grow our international sales. These roles will be responsible for managing customer accounts across EMEA, selling Adult and Children's divisions for Simon & Schuster global product and our broad list of client publishers.
These new roles will be reporting into the International Sales Director and Senior Sales Manager and are right at the centre of the publishing process, working closely with the UK and US sales teams to build brands and develop products across key international territories. These are active selling roles, with hands on responsibilities in key markets and with expectations for sales targets to be met and exceeded.
The Candidate Profile:
The post holders will have an excellent working knowledge of international sales markets; experience of working with international accounts is preferred. They must be able to successfully build relationships across the globe, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, along with being passionate about sales and books. Finally, candidates will be expected to travel throughout the year with the responsibility of organising multiple sales trips to their respective territories, alongside the annual book fairs in Frankfurt and London.
Application deadline: 11th November 2022
We reserve the right to close applications early should we receive a suitable number of applications before this date. Therefore, if you are interested, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.
Simon & Schuster UK is an equal opportunities employer committed to the goal of building a culturally diverse workforce. We welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.
Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d9945k-44-197-198-214-42 in your application.