Title
SALES & MARKETING ASSISTANT
Employer
Perseus Books Group
Location
Berkeley, CA
Date Posted
09/07/2012
Description
Legato Publishers Group, a Publishers Group West affiliate
Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K
The Sales and Marketing Assistant provides administrative and general support to the Legato Publishers Group Sales and Marketing efforts; including special projects associated with national accounts, report generation, analysis, correspondence and routine clerical.
DUTIES & REPONSIBILITIES: The following reflects the definition of the essential functions for this position, but does not restrict the responsibilities that may be assigned.
SALES:
Populate frontlist title spreadsheets and account systems with title data. Send all appropriate publicity/PR/marketing hits and updates to sales staff every Friday or as needed
• Coordinate the dissemination of print and electronic sales kits and print and electronic sales materials to the sales force
• Perform departmental and specific publisher sales tracking, sales analysis and monthly reporting
• Assist in preparation and compilation of materials for book fairs and presentations
• Ad hoc sample mailings to accounts/buyers as necessary
• Receive from publishers, forward, and follow up on sales leads with reps
MARKETING:
• Compile and distribute marketing information and updates to publishers
• Coordinate the updating of the Legato website
• Be liaison for Legato in all appropriate Berkeley meetings
• Serve as Legato author events order coordinator
ADMINISTRATION:
• Contracts - scan and file signed agreements. Send digital copies to accounts payable with related fees, and to Canada, International, Gift, and Constellation departments.
• Complete new publisher set-up forms and process
• Schedule trade show appointments
• General clerical; expenses, filing, copying, etc.
• Get from publishers and circulate distribution letters
• Research travel/hotel options
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:
• Acute attention to detail
• Proficient on Microsoft Office, Excel, Outlook, Microsoft Works and PowerPoint
• Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills
• Ability to work independently and as an member of a team
• Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines.
• College degree and 2-4 years publishing experience, preferably in sales, required
EOE
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