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Associate Account Manager
Associate Account Manager

Candlewick Press seeks a goal orientated and self-disciplined sales professional to join our team as Associate Account Manager to execute all selling efforts, frontlist and backlist, to Barnes and Noble, B&N College and Bookazine Distributors. This NYC based position requires regular contact with buyers and Candlewick internal departments including providing feedback regarding sell-in, market trends, sales patterns, and inventory needs. This position will also assist in preparing, researching and presenting special promotions.

Specific responsibilities include:
- Overseeing the sales, marketing and merchandising of titles to B&N, B&N College and Bookazine.
- Running and analyzing daily, weekly, monthly, etc. sales reports to manage account inventory levels and identify opportunities for growth.
- Communicating regularly with sales management regarding account activities, including reorders, account strategy, etc.
- Remaining up-to-date on Candlewick titles, authors, industry related trends, and competitors.
- Attending and participating in sales conferences
- Participating in account business reviews and previews on a quarterly basis.
- Weekly Call reports and Monthly status reports
- Manage coop budget, promotions and inventory needs
- Work closely with National Account Manager to ensure territory goals as well as title-specific goals are achieved

A minimum of 4 years of publishing sales experience is required. Excellent communication and organizational skills required along with strong Microsoft Office computer skills. The ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, work diligently individually, and handle sensitive matters and material with discretion is also necessary. This position will be based from our office space in Brooklyn, NY with frequent travel to our Boston office required.

To Apply: submit a resume and cover letter (noting salary requirements when applying for a full-time position) via e-mail to, referencing "Associate Account Manager"
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