Quill and Quire

Account Manager - Sales

Canadian Manda Group Published: June 15, 2017
Location
Vancouver
Job Type
Full-time
Category
Default
Date Posted
2017/06/15
Application Deadline
2017/07/15

Description

The Canadian Manda Group is looking for a home-based, full-time sales representative located in the Vancouver, BC area to service select accounts within the lower mainland and Vancouver Island.

 Key Responsibilities:

 ·       Execute sales for our stable of publishers to a variety of accounts including independent bookstores, specialty shops, museum stores and university bookstores

·       Manage all aspects of communication between accounts and publishers

·       Organize and execute catalogue and ARC mailings

·       Attend and participate in 3 sales conferences per year in Toronto

·       Escort visiting authors to media interviews, signings, events, etc., i.e. The Vancouver Writers Festival

·       Work closely with booksellers and publishers to set up author visits / signings / events / promos as required

·       Expectation is to travel within assigned territory as needed

The successful candidate will have the proven ability to self-manage time, priorities and resources.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office is a requirement. A strong grasp of the publishing landscape in Canada would be a plus.

 Start date is approximately September 1st.

 Please send letter of introduction and resume complete with references to Carey Low: clow@mandagroup.com

 Only applicants considered for an interview will be contacted.