Title
Sales & Managing Director
Employer
teNeues Publishing Company
Location
New York City (Flatiron/Union Square)
Date Posted
02/01/2013
Description
A world renowned publisher of unique and high quality books and paper products, with the head office located in Germany, is looking to recruit a Sales and Marketing Director to join their existing team in the New York City. The Sales & Marketing Director is responsible for the overall sales performance of the company’s book, calendar and stationery products businesses and manages relationships with retail accounts, distributors, and key marketing partners. The Sales & Marketing Director is in charge of all North American sales and marketing efforts, and liaises with the publishers/owners, head office, and sister companies abroad.

The successful candidate will be part of a small, friendly and busy team and will be responsible for managing a portfolio of existing and new accounts. Key responsibilities will include:
- day-to-day liaison with key accounts including independent book and stationery accounts, chain stores, concept stores, wholesales, museums, and Internet flash sites
- researching and following up on sales opportunities
- reviewing and implementing new customer strategies
- attending sales meetings, book fairs, and conferences
- managing independent book and gift reps force
- market research
- participating in social media
- involvement in product development

You must have strong account management and sales experience in the publishing industry. You will have exceptional relationship building skills, a great problem solving attitude, and proven customer service skills. You will be target driven and self-motivated individual with a strong desire to achieve. This is a unique, exciting and challenging role and will give you the opportunity to be part of a global organization. Some international travel may be required.

Must have a minimum of 5 to 8 years seasoned sales experience in the publishing industry to be considered.

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