Job opening detail :
Trade Sales Manager
posted: Nov. 23, 2021
Offered by:
Bloomsbury Publishing Inc.
Health; Dental; 401K; Bonus; Flexible hours
Full Time
New York, NY
Position Profile

Bloomsbury seeks a highly organized Sales Manager to join our trade division. Become a decision-maker in both print and digital sales; work on a wide array of books from our Children’s and Adult lists; and be involved in the full book lifecycle. This is a dynamic role with opportunity for growth.

Primary Responsibilities

• Work closely with the VP of Sales, Marketing, and Publicity
• Oversee our ebook sales program, working with ebook accounts to promote Bloomsbury’s books in the digital space from new releases to deep backlist
• Communicate with our distribution partners at Macmillan about special projects and priorities
• Provide reporting and sales insight to internal stakeholders


• 3 to 5 years of experience
• Highly motivated and organized, with an ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects
• Strong work ethic and adherence to deadlines
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to break down and analyze sales data
• Proficiency with Outlook and Microsoft Excel (pivot tables, VLOOKUP or similar, SUMIFS)
• Experience in ebook sales and/or account management
• Highly organized and communicative, and excited to learn about different aspects of the publishing industry
About Our  
Established in 1998 and located in midtown Manhattan, Bloomsbury USA is a general interest publisher of adult and children’s books which has become known for both its high quality fiction and non-fiction for adults and children as well as its extensive Academic publishing from the world’s most recognized experts.

Bloomsbury is the publisher of fiction and nonfiction books including Jesmyn Ward’s Salvage the Bones (National Book Award Fiction Winner), Dr. Louise Aronson’s Elderhood (Pulitzer Prize finalist), Carol Anderson’s White Rage (NBCC Criticism Winner), Susanna Clarke’s Piranesi and Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell, and Anthony Bourdain’s Kitchen Confidential. Bloomsbury Children's Books publishes books for readers of all ages, including Renée Watson’s Piecing Me Together (Newbery Honor and Coretta Scott King Author Award), Salina Yoon’s My Kite Is Stuck! And Other Stories (Theodore Seuss Geisel Award), Martin W. Sandler’s 1919 (National Book Award), Nick Lake’s In Darkness (Michael L. Printz Award) and Lilliam Rivera’s Never Look Back (Pura Belpré Honor); as well as works by New York Times bestselling authors Brigid Kemmerer and Danielle Paige.

Bloomsbury is also the worldwide publisher of #1 New York Times bestselling author Sarah J. Maas, as well as the original publisher of J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series in the UK.

Please note that, due to COVID-19, this position will be working from home until further notice. Upon office re-opening, this position will be subject to a hybrid work arrangement, with two days in the office required, and up to five if the candidate chooses. 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.

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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.

We welcome and celebrate talent from all backgrounds and believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion are crucial elements to our success. We are dedicated to actively and continuously improving our practices to better support all of our employees. For more information about Bloomsbury’s diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives, please see our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Action Plan.
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