Client Sales Manager - PRHPS

Client Sales Manager, Penguin Random House Publisher Services


Penguin Random House Publisher Services provides sales and distribution to a wide roster of independent client publishers. The PRHPS Client Sales team is seeking a Sales Manager to work with a group of publishers with a focus on adult titles in the graphic novel and pop culture categories. The candidate will be responsible for working with the publishers and the reps to maximize sales opportunities across all sales channels through positioning titles, inventory management, and managing titles from the time they’re added to our system to when they’re out in the marketplace.


Specific Responsibilities Include:


  • Monitoring sales and managing inventory levels on titles
  • Working with publishers to ensure titles are set up properly in our systems and materials are available to reps for their sales calls
  • Responding to requests from sales reps for title information and sales opportunities
  • Holding calls with publishers to review sales numbers on an ongoing basis
  • Participating in sales meetings with publishers and sales reps and handling follow-up from those meetings
  • Presenting to publishers and sales reps
  • Setting up promotions for publishers, announcing to sales, and tracking customer participation 
  • Taking on new client publishers as needed and managing the sales integration process




  • Experience in the publishing industry with knowledge of the sales cycle
  • Excellent organizational skills and detail oriented with great follow-through
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task to meet multiple deadlines within the same span of time
  • Strong communication and presentation skills 
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to troubleshoot and problem solve
  • Ability to work alone as well as part of a team
  • An interest or appreciation of graphic novels and comics
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • All candidates should submit a cover letter with resume and salary requirements
  • Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits


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


Penguin Random House Publisher Services (PRHPS) is committed to providing the highest level of sales and distribution services to independent publishers. We provide unparalleled access to information, new technologies, a leading supply chain, and the benefits and reach of the Penguin Random House sales force. More information can be found at


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.



Company: Penguin Random House LLC 

Country: United States of America 

State/Region: New York 

City: New York 

Postal Code: 10019 

Job ID: 99084

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Date:  Oct 9, 2020

New York, NY, US, 10019

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

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