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Associate Manager/Manager, International Sales Operations

Company: Penguin Random House LLC

Requisition ID: 32001

We are seeking an Associate Manager or Manager to join the Penguin Random House International Sales and Marketing team. This critical role oversees the sales operations side of the department and is responsible for managing and tracking the international sales goals, coordinating international shipping schedules and resolving general operational issues. Along with liaising between the international marketing team and the imprint sales managers to identify key titles for the market, the position will also provide instant snapshots of how titles are performing in the marketplace.

Some of the specific responsibilities include:

  • Managing daily, weekly, and ad hoc order and sales tracking grids on select titles.
  • Managing export edition print runs, inventory, international affidavit processes, and estimates for all divisions.
  • Providing sales managers and directors with comp info and other necessary data in order to maximize sales growth.
  • Tracking inventory on managed titles and determining appropriate distribution on low stock.
  • Working with sales administration and the warehouse on early releases and shipping key titles.
  • Communicating and following up with sales reps regarding missing orders and necessary deadlines while contacting customer service and the warehouse to resolve ordering and freight issues.
  • Managing, tracking, and communicating reprint and reorder information for department managers and directors.
  • Managing and applying international special prices in the system.
  • Preparing reports for and attending department meetings, publisher meetings, launches, conferences, and teleconference.
  • Managing data feed inquires on behalf of international customers.
  • Please apply if you meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience, book publishing sales, operations or inventory experience a plus
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to handle multiple responsibilities in a deadline driven environment
  • Strong attention to detail and follow-up skills
  • Strong analytical and leadership skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Experience with Business Objects strongly preferred
  • Experience with PowerBI a plus
  • Please apply using our online application process, and please include your resume and cover letter with salary requirements. Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits program.

    Penguin Random House is the leading adult and childrens publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world. In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution. Our vibrant and diverse international community of nearly 250 publishing brands and imprints include Ballantine Bantam Dell, Berkley, Clarkson Potter, Crown, DK, Doubleday, Dutton,Grosset & Dunlap, Little Golden Books, Knopf, Modern Library, Pantheon, Penguin Books, Penguin Press, Penguin Random House Audio, Penguin Young Readers, Portfolio, Puffin, Putnam, Random House, Random House Childrens Books, Riverhead, Ten Speed Press, Viking, and Vintage, among others. More information can be found at.

    Penguin Random House values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

    Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
    Nearest Secondary Market: New York City
    Job Segment: Operations Manager, Publishing Sales, Assistant Manager, Sales Management, Sales Operations, Operations, Sales, Management

    Associated topics: branch manager, principal, regional sales manager, sales leader, sales manager, shift lead, supervisor, team lead, team leader, territory manager

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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