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Ref#: 27980
CBS Business Unit: Simon & Schuster
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: New York, NY, US

About Us:
Simon & Schuster, a part of CBS Corporation, is a global leader in the field of general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for consumers of all ages, across all printed, electronic, and audio formats. Its divisions include Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing, Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing, Simon & Schuster Audio, Simon & Schuster Digital, and international companies in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom.
Description:
The Sales Assistant supports a Sales Director and a team of four Sales Managers in the the Distribution Sales and Retail Marketing group.  The group accounts supported are Walmart, Target, Airports,  Kroger,  Wholefoods, Domestic Military AAFES and HEB for the Adult, Children’s and Audio Divisions.  The assistant will aid the Children’s Division for Walmart, BJ’s COSTCO and Sam’s Clubs and the Audio Division for Mid-West Tape.  This critical support role aids in the creation of custom account presentations, physically sets up titles for solicitation in customers systems, coordinates sales materials, creates samples/mock ups as required, creates account specific reports, and manages the work order process for our account managers and the retailers they sell to. The Assistant will also support compiling information for Weekly Marketing Meetings for the Adult Division and maintain monthly business reviews for above mentioned accounts.
Qualifications:
Previous experience in sales and/or book publishing preferred.
EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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