Job opening detail :
Sales Manager/Director
posted: July 9, 2018
Offered by:
Bloomsbury Publishing
Health; Dental; 401K; Bonus
Full Time
New York, NY
Bloomsbury Publishing is looking to fill the position of Sales Manager/Director working to drives sales and set direction with our distribution sales team across all channels for our adult and children’s lists, including Harry Potter into the Canadian market. Reporting to the Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Publicity in addition to working closely with our outside sales team, this person will work with in-house sales personnel to grow sales on particular avenues and channels. They will be a key player in ensuring we meet and exceed sales budgets across frontlist and backlist for Bloomsbury in the US.

Primary Responsibilities:

•Under the direction of the VP of Sales, Marketing and Publicity, set sales budgets for all consumer division in the US, focusing on sales priorities and reforecasting across the year as needed
•Track key titles from budgeting to sell-in to laydown to sell through and reacting to conditions as necessary
•Work with our UK sales, marketing, publicity and publishing team to manage Harry Potter book sales into the Canadian market
•Ensure our distribution sales team is across company goals and work to continually push to meet and exceed those goals
•Analyze sales reports, monitor market conditions and competitor activity
•Provide sales specific feedback for potential acquisitions
•Work across departments (editorial, marketing and publicity and inventory) to maximize each titles potential within the marketplace

Required Skills / Knowledge:

•5-7 years of experience in adult and children’s publishing
•Proven ability to create retail promotions and develop other strategies to increase sales
•Proven relationship-building skills internally and externally with diverse stakeholders
•Ability to budget/forecast accurately.
•Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
•Must be results driven, and take appropriate steps to achieve strategic goals set forth by manager
•Excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage time effectively while also ensuring accuracy of work through attention to detail.
About Our  
Bloomsbury USA is a general interest publisher of adult and children's books. Established in 1998 as an American subsidiary of Bloomsbury, on the adult side, they are the publisher of the bestselling and award winning books Salvage the Bones (National Book Award Fiction Winner), Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant? (National Book Award Nonfiction Finalist), The Bone Season series, The Finkler Question, Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell, and Kitchen Confidential; as well as works by award-winning writers Gail Godwin, Daniel Handler, Ross King, Johann Hari, Sam Quinones, Carol Anderson, Mark Kurlansky, and EJ Dionne, Jr.

Bloomsbury offers competitive compensation and a full suite of benefits including 401(k) match, comprehensive medical, dental, vision, generous PTO, summer Fridays, healthcare savings and flexible spending account, disability and life insurance benefits, and a commuter benefit plan.

Bloomsbury is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
Sandra Quinones
1385 Broadway
FL 5
To apply for this position, please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Include "Sales Manager/Director" in the subject of your e-mail. While we appreciate every resume we receive, we will ONLY contact candidates we are considering for the position.
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