AMACOM is Seeking a Sales & Marketing Associate

AMACOM, American Management Association’s Publishing Division (www.amacombooks.org) is seeking a Sales & Marketing Associate, who will position, market and sell print and electronic copies of all AMACOM books, with a specific emphasis on helping to launch each new seasonal list. This position reports to the Director of Trade Sales & Marketing.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for helping the trade department achieve its goals for revenue, profitability, and growth.
  • Participate in packaging, positioning, and marketing of titles— while attending title and jacket meetings.
  • Conduct competitive analysis and research
  • Review and revise catalog and sales sheet copy to ensure proper positioning.
  • Communicate with trade accounts and sales representatives.
  • Create e-mail alerts for “breaking news.”
  • Help maintain metadata that feeds key accounts.
  • Assist with sales analysis and reporting.
  • Involved in all aspects of the sales conference meetings, from planning to presenting a portion of the list, and participating in the business wrap-up.
  • Act as key player on AMACOM’s e-book team.
  • Responsible for managing e-book metadata.
  • Work with digital asset distributor to ensure file delivery to growing list of accounts.
  • Help track and report e-book and electronic rights sales.
  • Arrange book signings and author appearances.
  • Field author queries.
  • Attend trade shows.
  • Contribute to and support the overall activities of AMACOM.
  • Other related duties.

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS required
  • 2+ years of trade book publishing experience (preferred) ideally in marketing or sales; demonstrated interest in publishing required.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Creativity and must be detail-oriented
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a busy environment
  • Ability to work well independently and within a group.
  • Occasional travel required.

An EEO/AA Employer, M/F/D/V – An ADA compliance organization.

Click HERE to apply for the Sales & Marketing Associate Position at AMACOM.

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