AMACOM is Hiring a Sales & Marketing Associate

We’re looking to hire a Sales & Marketing Associate who will market and sell print and electronic copies of all AMACOM books, with a specific emphasis on helping to launch each new seasonal list.

Apply for the Sales & Marketing Associate Position.

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
  • Communicate with trade accounts and sales representatives.
  • Create e-mail alerts communicating “breaking publicity news” to the sales reps.
  • Help maintain print metadata that feeds key accounts.
  • Download and distribute weekly Bookscan sales information for business category and AMACOM titles.
  • 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.
  • Help prepare and maintain e-book metadata.
  • Prepare e-book and electronic rights sales sheets for revenue reporting.
  • 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.
  • Excellent organizational skills and a keen eye for details.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, creative writing ability a plus.
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and work independently in a busy environment, and also work as a team member on projects.
  • Occasional travel required.
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