Sales Manager

DK Publishing is seeking a Specialty Retail Sales Manager responsible for maximizing sales growth in the US. This highly visible and fast paced role will be responsible for selling to Specialty Retail and Direct Marketing accounts for DK in the US.


        Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:


  1. Maximizing DK book sales at key accounts in the specialty retail, school market and direct marketing areas.
  2. Responsible for managing business for approximately 25 accounts
  3. Creating and assisting in the development of sales presentations, as well as offering internal input into publishing programs.
  4. Communicating all pertinent account-specific information as it relates to appropriate DK publishing divisions.
  5. Attending and participating at meetings with internal departments (including editorial, marketing, operations, etc).
  6. Running and analyzing daily, weekly, monthly, etc. sales reports to manage account inventory levels and identify opportunities for growth.
  7. Traveling to key account meetings and attending trade shows when applicable.


       Please apply if you meet the following qualifications:


  • Minimum of 3 years prior publishing sales or related publishing experience; direct selling to specialty retail or direct marketing accounts experience a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; this position is highly visible within the organization and would be working closely with peers as well as executive leadership
  • Excellent product knowledge and understanding of publishing functions
  • Superb presentation skills
  • Highly organized, with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects
  • Strong analytical skills including the ability to create and run reports, analyze data, and communicate key findings/opportunities
  • Proactive and able to problem solve and adapt within a rapidly evolving environment
  • Must be a self-starter and self-motivated, but with the ability and willingness to work in a team environment
  • Awareness of and interest in digital publishing landscape
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook


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: 49566


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

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