Title
Senior Sales Manager
Employer
Assouline Publishing
Location
601 West 26th Street
New York, NY 10001
Date Posted
02/25/2013
Description
Assouline is the first luxury brand in the world that uses books as a medium. For the past fifteen years, Assouline Publishing has created fine illustrated books dedicated to fashion, photography, art and design. Renowned for our highly original graphic concept, Assouline books are works of art that capture culture and bring it to life. The spirit and savoir faire of these works have contributed to the creation of a unique and eclectic, chic and elegant brand that is immediately identifiable. Today, Assouline publications’ special editions and gift items can be found around the globe.

Tasks and requirements:

The Senior Sales Manager will work with the Vice President of Sales and Distribution to proactively develop and expand existing business across all market channels in in the USA and Canada. Specific responsibilities include:

- day-to-day contact with key accounts, including concept stores, fashion stores, chain and department stores, furniture showrooms, home decor stores, museums, and bookstores.
- Negotiate deals to close and expand business with an understanding of Assouline program, discounts and practices.
- Research, report and follow up on new channels / markets / customers. Indentify and report new market segments and opportunities.
- Implement development of marketing initiatives and programs, including email communications to clientele.
- Liaise with independent commission groups to facilitate and expand sales and identify new opportunities in assigned territories.
- Oversee work of account manager and intern to develop new business and service existing account base.
- Maintain and analyze sales data on SalesForce.com.
- Provide customer feedback to the Assouline organization as needed.
- Work in tandem with Vice President of Sales to set and achieve monthly and annual sales goals.

Skills/Experience required:
- 5-8 years experience in the publishing industry with strong account management and sales experience required.
- Must excel at building relationships and have great problem-solving skills.
- Familiarity with the arts and fashion industry a plus.
- All candidates will be target driven, highly motivated individuals with a strong desire to achieve.

ASSOULINE Publishing is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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