Works with the Marketing Distribution Manager to foster and support both domestic and international sales of books from the Press's distribution client publisher program.
Implements critical operational aspects of the Press's Marketing Distribution program.
Self-directed responsibilities include monitoring client press delivery dates and stock levels.
Following up with clients as necessary and communicating information to appropriate staff.
Setting up initial seasonal title and metadata records; seasonal jacket/cover file processing for Press website and other online retail or discovery venues.
Monitors tables of contents and enters those into the Book Division database when necessary.
Works with in-house staff to maintain and update client title information and metadata on the Books Division database, processes stock orders from the warehouse, and keeps the Marketing Distribution Manager up-to-date and informed.
Maintains the Distribution Library.
Helps coordinate seasonal sales conference scheduling, events, troubleshooting. Maintains and monitors clients' Press web pages for accuracy, omissions, potential improvement. Attends departmental meetings and other Press functions as assigned.
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail required. Ability to coordinate a wide variety of tasks under time pressure required.
Excellent verbal and written skills required.
Ability to interact professionally with a wide variety of clients required.
An understanding of foreign cultures and styles of doing business is a plus, as is the ability to make independent decisions required.
May require some domestic travel.
Education, Experience or Certifications:
Bachelor's degree required.
A minimum of two years of publishing or related experience preferred.
Technical Knowledge or Skills:
Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel required.
Knowledge of and experience working with databases strongly preferred.
Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:
Ability to bend, crouch, or stoop.
Ability to carry or lifts loads of 25 to 49 lbs.
Ability to push/pull objects of 25 to 49 lbs.
Ability to stand for 2 hours to 4 hours.
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