Sales Coordinator

The Sales Coordinator will provide sales and general administrative support to an Associate Director and Account Manager.  This person will also provide some general administrative support to the VP, National Accounts.   Additionally, the Sales Coordinator will help coordinate sales for select categories to B&N.




1.            Preparing Edelweiss collections, sales kits, and selling materials.

2.            Responding to in-house and account inquiries.

3.            Maintaining, tracking and analyzing sales data and running daily sales reports.

4.            Creating seasonal PowerPoint presentations.

5.            Communicating with various internal departments to obtain sales materials.

6.            Coordinating the placing, fulfilling, and tracking of orders.

7.           Performing some general administrative duties for the department and department head, including answering phones, mailing review copies, scheduling meetings, maintaining calendars, etc.

8.           Serves as primary sales contact for select children’s book categories and assists team with other categories.




  • Minimum of one year of sales experience; prior experience directly interacting with accounts is a plus
  • Strong interest in sales and publishing; an interest in and/or experience with children’s books or products is a plus
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Ability to successfully prioritize and work on multiple projects for multiple managers
  • Superb analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to work well under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • Must be comfortable working with numbers
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, especially in Excel and PowerPoint


Preferred Qualifications, if any:

  • Prior bookselling/publishing experience



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: 132265

132265Penguin Random House LLC 

Date:  Apr 7, 2021

New York, NY, US, 10019

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

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