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Paramount Telesales Account Manager in New York, New York

Simon & Schuster has been named to Forbes magazine list of Americas Best Mid-Size Employers 2022.

Simon & Schuster is a global leader in general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for readers of all ages, and in all printed, digital and audio formats. Its distinguished roster of authors includes many of the worlds most popular and widely recognized writers, and winners of the most prestigious literary honors and awards. It is home to numerous well-known imprints and divisions such as Simon & Schuster, Scribner, Atria Books, Gallery Books, Pocket Books, Adams Media, Simon & Schuster Childrens Publishing and Simon & Schuster Audio and international companies in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom, and proudly brings the works of its authors to readers in more than 200 countries and territories.

For more information visit our website at www.simonandschuster.com .

We are looking for a Telesales Account Manager on the Independent Bookstore Team based in our New York office to sell our complete listwholly-owned childrens, adult, audio, and distributed client titlesto an account base of more than 100 independent bookstores in the western region. The telesales account manager is responsible for maximizing sales exposure for frontlist and backlist titles by performing analysis and using independent judgment to make recommendations on product selection and quantity to their accounts based on knowledge of both their customers and our titles.

Responsibilities include:

Work with accounts to maximize promotional placement in-store and online

Manage coop budgets

Ensure successful author events

Maximize backlist exposure through inventory reviews as well as seasonal, thematic, and regional opportunities

Build strong relationships with accounts

Manage order processing and operational issues around stock, orders, and shipment

Actively participate in seasonal sales conferences and weekly team calls, as well as communicate to publishers about activities and opportunities in the territory

Provide excellent customer service

Qualifications:

Minimum 2 years sales experience in a mid-size or large publishing company

Independent bookstore experience a plus

Edelweiss savvy

Avid, passionate reader

Flexible, self-starter

Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

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