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Sales Manager (Trade)

South Yorkshire
Available upon request
Date Posted:
13 Feb 2019
Advertising End Date:
28 Feb 2019
Vacancy Type:
Job Description
We have an exciting opportunity for a sales manager to join an award winning independent Trade Publisher based in South Yorkshire. In this pivotal role, you will be managing sales relationships their UK/US rep force in order to drive sales strategy and growth to key book detail accounts, booksellers and their subscription service. You will also be responsible for budgetary control and financial accounting/ reporting.

Key duties:

Oversee and manage the global operational and distribution functions of the sales office
Manage relationship with sales agents in order to increase revenue across key retail and bookshop accounts
Manage financials such on operational decision making, budgets, forecast reports and accounting
Analyse and report regularly on sales figures

Experience / skills required:
Proven publishing sales experience, ideally in trade book publishing
Experience of working with UK book retail accounts or managing distribution sales agents desirable
Excellent time management and organisational skills
First class communication and relationship management skills
Experience of budgetary control and cash flow management desirable
Strong negotiation and influencing skills
Excellent IT skills, including Excel and PowerPoint
Good knowledge of accounting software Xero highly desirable

For further information, please apply online or email a CV and salary expectations to helenspeedy@atwoodtate.co.uk 

Contact:        Helen Speedy
Tel:                0203 574 4425


Atwood Tate embraces diversity and seeks to promote the benefits of diversity in all of our business activities and to develop a business culture that reflects that belief. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief.