Title
Sales Manager, Special Sales
Employer
Skyhorse Publishing
Location
This is a full-time position based in our New York office.
Date Posted
06/25/2013
Description
Leading independent publisher Skyhorse Publishing is looking for a motivated, entrepreneurial-spirited Sales Manager to manage the day-to-day sales activities for established customers and to aggressively pursue new business. The Sales Manager will report to the Director of Special Sales.

Among our core categories are rural living, cooking, humor & gift, health, reference and children’s. Great opportunity for growth!

Responsibilities include:
-Increasing sales for existing accounts.
-Proactively seeking ways to find incremental revenue through new business.
-Maintaining a solid understanding of the Skyhorse list and the marketplace.
-Meeting assigned revenue goals.
-Provide editorial feedback from accounts as necessary.
-Attend New York Now (formerly the New York International Gift Fair) and BEA. (Both are New York-based.)

Required Skills:
-1 - 6 years experience in a sales role.
-Experience selling books to non-traditional markets a plus.
-Ability to work independently as well as part of a sales team.
-Excellent communication skills and the ability to thrive in a self-starting environment.
-Flexible, yet focused.
-Ability to travel, if necessary. (Extensive travel is not required.)
-Basic computer skills.

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