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National Accounts Manager, Special Markets


New York, NY, US, 10020

New York

Simon & Schuster is a global leader in general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for readers of all ages, and in all printed, digital and audio formats. Its distinguished roster of authors includes many of the world’s most popular and widely recognized writers, and winners of the most prestigious literary honors and awards.

It is home to numerous well-known imprints and divisions such as Simon & Schuster, Scribner, Atria Books, Gallery Books, Pocket Books, Adams Media, Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing and Simon & Schuster Audio and international companies in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom, and proudly brings the works of its authors to readers in more than 200 countries and territories. For more information visit our website at www.simonandschuster.com.


The National Accounts Manager position within the Special Markets department will work with the Special Markets Director to reach and exceed yearly sales goals. She/He/They will achieve this by working closely with accounts in the territory to secure placement opportunities for wholly-owned and client publisher titles. The sales person will create sales presentations for existing accounts on a seasonal/regular basis and will prospect and open new accounts and find new business opportunities within the existing account base. The position will also include monitoring account and industry trends to identify opportunities for frontlist and backlist sales. This person will negotiate the best deals on the publishers’ behalf, will work closely with the S&S warehouse to avoid chargebacks, and will communicate regularly with sales management, supply chain, and publishers and distribution clients regarding highlights, successes and challenges, placement opportunities, inventory and estimates, and meeting/title updates.

Must have strong communication skills, both oral & written

Must be highly organized;

Must have working knowledge of Microsoft office and strong experience with Excel, including sales analysis

Three to five years experience in Special Markets and book publishing is preferred.


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Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City