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Senior US Sales Executive

Are you a dynamic communicator? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment, effortlessly juggling multiple tasks while maintaining impeccable organisation? We are excited to share an opening for a Senior US Sales Executive to become part of an award winning children's publishing company located in the heart of London.

This role entails direct account management responsibilities for all US packaging clients and special sales accounts, with potential involvement in coordinating global deals across the English language markets. Working closely with the Finance and Operations Director, Publishers, and various departments, the individual will contribute to retail and title strategy, aiming to drive growth and maximise profitability in the US market and special sales opportunities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maximise turnover and profit for each title through selling packaging, co-edition, and custom deals while aligning with company sales strategy and targets.
  • Achieve special sales targets and identify new business opportunities in non-trade and non-traditional retail sectors.
  • Manage the largest special sales accounts as they develop, communicating through regular presentations and negotiating deals.
  • Represent special sales input in internal meetings, providing market insight, shaping sales strategy, and contributing to internal reporting.
  • Travel, primarily to the US, as required.

The ideal candidate will have exceptional oral and written communication skills, with a track record of building relationships with clients, within the US market being preferable.

As a confident presenter, you'll inspire and motivate both customers and team members. Your self-starting attitude and proactive problem-solving skills will make you a valuable asset, while your skills in negotiation ensures win-win outcomes for all parties involved.

Knowledge of industry tools such as Biblio, Nielsen, and Edelweiss is advantageous, while advanced proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is a must. If you're ready to bring your skills and experience to this amazing children's publisher dynamic team, then we look forward to hearing from you.

For a full description of the role, please send your CV with a brief paragraph outlining your relevant skills.

Closing Date: Early applications may be prioritised.

** Inspired Search & Selection are a publishing recruitment specialist who operate an Equal Opportunities policy. We treat all employees and job applicants fairly and equally regardless of their sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, age, disability or union membership status.

Senior US Sales Executive

Full-time, Permanent
Children's Publishing, Trade
Sales, Executive

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