Job opening detail :
Academic Sales Data Analyst
posted: June 10, 2021
Offered by:
Bloomsbury Publishing Inc.
Health; Dental; 401K; Bonus; Flexible hours
Full Time
New York, NY
Position Profile

Reporting to the US Academic Sales Director, the Academic Sales Data Analyst is crucial to the sales and publishing strategies across all divisions and provides clear analytics and commentary on the sales data. This role also indirectly reports to key sales executives, including but not limited to the MD of Group Sales and Marketing, the VP of US Trade Sales & Marketing.

Primary Responsibilities

• Utilizing Cognos and other in-house systems, extract, clean, and organize data sets and reports for academic sales group
• Maintain and develop report suites that track sales in the US and globally
• Investigating and analyzing sales data and processes to increase sales and business efficiencies by reporting and analysis
• Setting up, managing, and streamlining the internal systems and processes for accurate sales reporting and analytics across the academic and professional business
• Working with Sales Directors to ensure accurate monthly sales estimates for A&P budgets
• Coordinating seasonal adoption information with inventory in advance of key ordering period to insure accurate title stocking for potential higher education sales
• Working with Sales Director to maximize and update data procedures with
• Pull monthly commission reports for US rep groups
• Birthday Sales Reports for the editorial group
• Ad-hoc reports as needed by group sales management teams
• Representing the Sales Department on key data driven projects


The successful candidate will have:

• A strong background in analytics, data collection and presentation
• The ability to analyze, model and interpret data with clear visualization
• An accurate, methodical approach to data with an attention to detail
• Problem solving outlook and skill set
• Time management and planning to make sure deadlines are met
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• College degree, 2+ years working in sales or analysis
• Proficiency in Excel, pivot tables and VLOOKUP necessary
• Proficiency with Cognos, Bookscan and Amazon Vendor Central is a plus


Please note that, due to COVID-19, this position will be working from home until further notice. Candidates must reside in NY, NJ, CT , or PA and be able to commute to Bloomsbury USA’s New York City office full-time when the office re-opens. Flex time available.

Please apply for this job via our onboarding portal:

Equal Opportunity Employment

Bloomsbury Publishing USA is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our company has always followed, and will continue to follow, a policy of providing equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, sex, ethnicity, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.
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Bloomsbury Publishing Inc. is a subsidiary of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC of the United Kingdom. Launched in 1998, Bloomsbury USA is a publisher of high quality fiction, non-fiction and academic titles. Originally established as a publisher of adult books, in 2001 Bloomsbury USA expanded with the creation of Bloomsbury Children’s USA, and later enlarged our trade reach with the acquisition of the adult and children’s divisions of Walker Books in 2004. To broaden the scope of our business, Bloomsbury stepped into the Academic and Professional market via the acquisitions of Continuum International Publishing Group in 2011 and Fairchild Books in 2012. Bloomsbury also created an increased presence in Special Interests Publishing with the acquisitions of Conway Publishing in 2014 and Osprey Publishing in 2015. Most recently, Bloomsbury launched its Digital Resources division in 2017, providing scholarly content in Humanities and Social Sciences as well as Bloomsbury’s award-winning Fashion Central and Drama Online.

Bloomsbury Academic publishes a portfolio of print titles and digital platforms from the world’s most-recognized experts in our areas of expertise: reference, classics, drama, Shakespeare, literature, politics, philosophy, religion, and the visual arts. Our audience ranges from academics to librarians to professionals to readers who are ardent enthusiasts across a wide range of interests. We are part of the Bloomsbury Publishing Group. See more at and
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