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Requisition Number 19-0146
Post Date 3/28/2019
Title Sales Assistant
Organization Name Macmillan
City New York
State NY
Description
Macmillan Publishers is a global trade book publishing company with prominent imprints around the world, publishing a broad range of award-winning books for children and adults in all categories and formats. Macmillan Publishers is committed to our authors, our employees, and to the environment.

U.S. publishers include Celadon Books, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Flatiron Books, Henry Holt & Company, Macmillan Audio, Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group, Picador, St. Martin's Press and Tor Books. In the UK, Australia, India, and South Africa, Macmillan publishes under the Pan Macmillan name. The German company, Holtzbrinck Deutsche Buchverlage, includes among its imprints S. Fischer, Kiepenheuer and Witsch, Rowohlt, and Droemer Knaur.

Macmillan Publishers is a division of the Holtzbrinck Publishing Group, a large family-owned media company headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to reflecting a broad representation of differences --race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, physical ability, age, family status, economic background and status, geographical background and status, and perspective — in our workplace. The successful candidate for this position will be an employee of Holtzbrinck Publishers, LLC.
Requirements Position Description:

The Distribution Sales Assistant will provide general support for a nine person department. The sales assistant will also provide specific assistance for two National Accounts Managers and project support for Client Account Managers as needed.


Major Responsibilities:

• Create reporting - daily large order reports, weekly sales reports for all clients, weekly NYP reports, weekly On-Pick reports, weekly Print & Bind requests, daily tracking for key titles
• Frontlist projection system maintenance - set up comparative titles for all titles, enter publisher laydowns and first printings, enter projections for some channels
• Enter publicity updates in our system for all clients and send out weekly report
• Monthly ebook maintenance for select clients
• Assist two National Account Managers with preparation for sales appointments
• Enter coop into database
• Assist with sales meetings preparation
• Galley Distribution
• Maintain department vacation schedule


Required Skills / Knowledge:

• Exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills
• Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and work independently
• Superior verbal and written communication skills
• Great attention to details
• Ability to learn multiple new systems
• Microsoft Office Systems, Google Suite


Educational Background Required:

• Bachelor of Arts


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