Job opening detail :
Sales Director
posted: July 21, 2021
Offered by:
Spark Plug Publishing
Base & Comission
Health; Dental; 401K
Full Time
Remote, NY
What You Will Do:

The Sales Director is responsible for selling Arts & Crafts Kits, Lifestyle Gift Sets, STEM Science Kits and other book-plus product to the Toy, Book, Game and Gift sectors.

• Spearhead new sales initiatives, spot put-of-the-box special sales opportunities, develop long-term distribution goals.
• Develop and maintain existing relationships with major brick-and-mortar retailers.
• Review and communicate manufacturing status.
• Manage sales cycle from product development, sales proposal, title selection, terms negotiation, supply chain flow visibility, freight and final
delivery to customer.
• Create yearly sales forecast planners, finalize sales projections.
• Ensure sales targets are met and exceeded. Maintain continuous sales growth.
• Collaborate with design and product development teams to create winning products that exceed client expectations while maintaining profit.

Who You Are:

• Able to hit the ground running and help scale a growing company
• Established relationships within mass market retail key accounts preferred
• Positive attitude, flexible problem-solver
• At least 7 years of experience
About Our  
Who We Are:

Spark Plug creates books that create experiences. We are a new book-plus publisher servicing the nation’s largest retailers. We develop content that is designed to engage creative muscles and stretch minds, boxed up in packaging that is a pleasure to open. Our craft, lifestyle and STEM kits are trend-forward but meant to endure. Jumpstart your imagination, master a new skill, make something beautiful. Just get started.

Who Our Founder Is:

David Axelrod has 15 years of experience in Publishing, mainly focused in book-plus. With a track record of forming ideas into best-selling product, he has placed millions of kits into some of the largest retailers in the country and beyond. Previously he was Publisher at Mud Puddle Books, and prior to that he worked in marketing at Parachute Publishing.
171 Washington Park
Please send all resumes to david@sparkplugpublishing and
Job #:
<< Job Board
home  |  contact us  |  FAQ  |  site guide  |  help