Title
Trade Sales Coordinator
Employer
Chronicle Books
Location
San Francisco, CA
Date Posted
07/15/2014
Description
Chronicle Books seeks a motivated junior/mid-level staff member to join our Trade Sakes team, which focusses on national trade accounts and Independent Trade Bookstores. The Trade Sales Coordinator facilitates consistent communication between our sales team and clients, responding to inquiries and addressing account needs. We seek a strong Sales candidate with junior Account Executive experience and a passion for books to join our team. Strong candidates possess a keen sense for managing client relationships and a desire for working collaboratively in small teams. This position is located in our San Francisco office.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Assist in management of co-op promotions; track negotiations, plan promotion timing, monitor sell through & ROI; work with co-op coordinator on outstanding contracts & claims.
• Assist National Account Managers with sales preparations and provide support as needed.
• Frontlist title tracking: work with account manager on tracking new orders; ensure timely release for in-store promotions.
• Communication of relevant marketing & publicity information to key accounts on newly published and backlist titles.
• Mailing of advances to buyers; mail & manage sample requests.
• Track order & inventory inquiries from accounts.
• Creation of PowerPoint presentations for sales calls and key title previews.

QUALIFICATIONS
• Minimum of two years fulltime professional work experience in sales or sales support.
• Publishing experience preferred.
• Demonstrated project management and multitasking skills.
• Exceptional communication (written and verbal) and collaboration skills.
• Adept organizational skills and demonstrated ability to work to deadline.
• Highly adaptable, able to manage multiple tasks and shifting priorities.
• Mastery of Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint, and other Office programs required.


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