Penguin Random House LLC Sales Director, Field & Account Development - Penguin Publishing Group in New York, New York

Company: Penguin Random House LLC

Requisition ID: 27990

The Penguin Random House Sales division is currently seeking a Sales Director!

This unique role will partner with publishing, Regional Sales Directors, and the field sales management team in an effort to maximize front- and backlist sales for Penguin Publishing Group titles within the exciting indie channel!

Specifically, the Sales Director will:

• Plan promotions and prioritize Penguin titles for the indie channel.

• Work with sales managers and sales directors on executing priorities to grow sales.

• Participate in publisher's title planning including launch, strategy, and sales conference meetings.

• Communicate with and provide feedback to sales and publishing teams about market trends and key account initiatives.

• Work with sales channel heads on planning and executing strategy for developing accounts. Oversee ongoing field specific systems trainings (i.e. Edelweiss, Treeline Analytics, etc.).

Please submit your resume and cover letter with salary requirements using our online application process. 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 Books, 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 penguinrandomhouse.com.

Penguin Random House values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status. Please apply if you meet the following requirements:

• Minimum of 7 of prior publishing sales/marketing experience

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including presentation skills

• Strong analytical skills

• Ability to work well under pressure and problem solve

• Proactive and able to adapt to changing priorities and environments

• Proven ability to successfully plan and manage at both the strategic and operational levels

• Ability to travel up to 10% as required to national and regional trade shows and account visits

• Highly knowledgeable of the overall book market, including familiarity with industry supply chain, authors, titles, category performance, and publishing trends

• Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint

• Experience creating and managing budgets is a plus