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National Account Manager - Crown Publishing Group

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Date: Feb 13, 2018

Location: NY, NY, US, 10019

year: 2018

Company: Random House North America 

Requisition ID: 15248 

National Account Manager – Crown Publishing Group

Become a part of our amazing sales team and work with a key national account. We are seeking a National Account Manager to oversee all aspects of selling Crown Publishing Group titles to Barnes & Noble. This includes preparing, researching and presenting all relevant titles, all backlist titles, and special promotions to the account as well as optimizing all frontlist and backlist opportunities through in-store and online promotions.


This position is located in our 1745 Broadway office.


Specific responsibilities include:

  1. Planning all frontlist and backlist merchandising and promotions for stores, online, and Nook.
  2. Attending regular meetings including, but not limited to, imprint launch, strategy, marketing, title opportunity, and sales conferences.
  3. Working closely with internal publishing departments within Crown Publishing Group on title development and strategy.
  4. Visiting Barnes & Noble on a monthly basis to sell titles, gather feedback, and share account and industry news.
  5. Sharing in the supervision of an assistant.



  • Minimum of 4 years of publishing sales experience; direct selling experience strongly preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including presentation skills
  • Strong follow up skills
  • Highly organized, with the ability to effectively manage multiple competing priorities
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
  • Proactive with the ability to work well under pressure
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to travel up to 10% by car, train, or plane within the domestic U.S.


Please submit your resume and cover letter with salary requirements using our online application process. Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits program.

Penguin Random House is the leading adult and children’s publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world.  In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution.  Our vibrant and diverse international community of nearly 250 publishing brands and imprints include Ballantine Bantam Dell, Berkley, Clarkson Potter, Crown, DK, Doubleday, Dutton, Grosset & Dunlap, Little Golden Books, Knopf, Modern Library, Pantheon, Penguin Books, Penguin Press, Penguin Random House Audio, Penguin Young Readers, Portfolio, Puffin, Putnam, Random House, Random House Children’s Books, Riverhead, Ten Speed Press, Viking, and Vintage, among others.  More information can be found at


Penguin Random House values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.


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