Title
Manager Client Services
Employer
Perseus Books Group
Location
This position is located in New York City, NY
Date Posted
07/25/2012
Description

Title: Manager, Client Services

Imprint/ Division: Perseus Distribution

Department: Client Services, New York office

Reports To: Director, Client Services

Benefits: Included

Description:
Perseus Distribution is seeking an experienced sales or marketing professional to manage relationship with distribution clients. Ideal candidate enjoys working with people, has excellent interpersonal skills, and is highly organized.

Job Responsibilities:
This position will be responsible for managing the relationship with a set of client publishers including the following tasks:
• Manage print and ebook sales for client publishers
o In conjunction with publisher and sales directors, develop projections for frontlist titles
o Track progress of orders vs. projections
o Provide clients with final projections for print decisions
o Provide guidance on merchandising opportunities for e and p books
o Track missing orders
• Review POS and upcoming publicity and work with sales to maximize opportunities
• Facilitate communication between clients and warehouse staff
• Facilitate communication between digital distribution team and clients
• Facilitate communication between academic marketing team and clients
• Train new clients on systems and processes
• Manage new clients and exiting client transitions
• Perform all other duties as assigned

Education: Must be college graduate (BA)

Experience: Must have 7+ year prior sales, marketing or distribution experience
Skills: Must be self motivated, and possess excellent communication, interpersonal, managerial, organizational and trouble-shooting skills.

The Perseus Books Group is an independent company committed to enabling independent book publishers to reach their potential, whether those publishers are Perseus-owned, joint ventures or owned by third parties. Perseus publishing imprints include Avalon Travel, Basic Books, Basic Civitas, Da Capo Press, Da Capo Lifelong Books, Public Affairs, Running Press, Seal Press, Vanguard Press and Westview Press, as well as partnerships with The Newsweek/Daily Beast Company, The Nation Institute, and The Weinstein Company. Through Consortium, Perseus Distribution and Publishers Group West, as well as through its Constellation digital service offering which also supports Argo Navis Author Services and Faber Factory Powered by Constellation, the Perseus Books Group is the leading provider of sales, marketing, distribution and digital services, serving over 300 independent publishers. For more information, visit our websites at www.perseusbooks.com, and www.constellationdigital.com

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