Business Development Manager at BookBub
New York, NY or Cambridge, MA
Date Posted
Company Description:
Pubmark is a profitable and rapidly growing startup established by serial entrepreneurs in early 2012. Its main product is BookBub.com, the leading daily deal site for digital books. Hundreds of thousands of readers interact with the site every day, and the service helps numerous authors and publishers promote their digital book deals.

Job Description:
Pubmark seeks a talented individual to help develop relationships with new book publisher customers. Responsibilities include:

- Identifying and forging relationships with potential publisher clients
- Educating publishers about how BookBub can help them drive sales
- Negotiating agreements with publishers to formalize partnerships
- Gathering publisher feedback to help guide product improvements
- Growing general awareness of BookBub among the publishing industry

Ideal candidates for the position will have:

- Past employment or strong familiarity with the book publishing industry; existing relationships with marketing professionals at publishing firms a major plus
- Previous business development and/or enterprise sales experience
- Outstanding written and verbal communication skills related to developing relationships, presenting marketing materials, and negotiating contracts
- Genuine interest in reading and books, and a strong knowledge of the marketing challenges facing the publishing industry as it transitions to digital
- Experience evangelizing products and/or blogging about industry issues a plus
- Ability to both work independently at a high strategic level, while at the same time carefully managing day-to-day minutia
- Excitement for a fast-paced, rapidly changing start-up environment where work can occasionally get chaotic and be required at off hours
- A Bachelor's degree from a selective college

Although Pubmark is headquartered in Cambridge, MA, the role will require spending a significant amount of time in New York, and as such the individual who fills this role can live in either area.

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