Sales Assistant, National Accounts
New York, NY 
Posted 25 days ago
Job Description

The National Accounts Assistant will provide general support and assistance to National Account Managers, Director of Sales and all accounts in the Merchandise Channel and the Wholesale Channel.

What you'll do:

  • Maintaining, tracking, and analyzing sales data and running daily sales, weekly and seasonal reports
  • Managing orders, sales reports, inventory, calendars, and marketing content
  • Assisting in the preparation for account meetings - presentations, title research, gathering materials
  • Operational issues -tracking shipments for accounts and monitoring the progress of orders
  • Miscellaneous projects - assisting the team with various ad hoc projects.
  • Research and analysis as needed.

What you'll bring:

  • Strong multitasking skills in a fast paced environment
  • Exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and work independently
  • Ability to successfully prioritize and work on multiple projects at a time
  • Strong analytical skills, including the ability to work comfortably with numbers
  • Proactive with strong organizational and follow up skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team
  • High proficiency with Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Experience with Google Suite Apps

Ideal Experience/Education:

  • One year of publishing experience a plus
  • Interest in books preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred

Macmillan Publishers is a global trade book publishing company with prominent imprints around the world. Macmillan publishes a broad range of award-winning books for children and adults in all categories and formats.

U.S. publishers include Celadon Books, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Flatiron Books, Henry Holt & Company, Macmillan Audio, Macmillan Children's Publishing Group, The St. Martin's Publishing Group, and Tor Publishing Group. In the UK, Australia, India, and South Africa, Macmillan publishes under the Pan Macmillan name. The German company, Holtzbrinck Deutsche Buchverlage, includes among its imprints S. Fischer, Kiepenheuer & Witsch, Rowohlt, and Droemer Knaur.

Macmillan Publishers is a division of the Holtzbrinck Publishing Group, a large family-owned media company headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are actively seeking job applicants who reflect a broad representation of differences, including race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, physical ability, neurodiversity, age, family status, economic background and status, geographical background and status, and perspective. We believe that the best companies reflect the incredible diversity in viewpoints, backgrounds, and identities of the world in their staffs, and are committed to inclusive hiring across departments and levels. The successful candidate for this position will be an employee of Macmillan Publishing Group, LLC.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
1+ years
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