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Director of Book Sales

Director of Book Sales

Mission: Greenleaf Book Group is looking for an experienced Book Sales Expert to capitalize on our current market success and develop new strategies to help drive book sales to the next level. Among other programs, these efforts may include increasing book sales through traditional and non-traditional distribution efforts, direct sales campaigns, trade show opportunities, supply-side and digital marketing and other creative approaches. This is a newly created position reporting directly to the CEO.

Outcomes: Critical objectives will include:
• Work with cross-functional team members to develop and execute a thoughtful, well-planned and effective book sales, marketing and distribution strategy to drive a 30% increase in current net book sale levels
• Expand sales into new markets, including direct sales channels such as corporations, associations and other organizations
• Work with the marketing team to create repeatable and impactful marketing programs that provide significant and measurable return on investment to both our clients and the company
• Foster mutually beneficial relationships and drive greater awareness and engagement within our current and new market segments
• Analyze current and future market trends and customer needs and implement actions based on findings.
• Track and drive relevant metrics to ensure the effectiveness and continuous improvement of all book sale initiatives
• Develop open lines of communication with book sellers, sales representatives, clients and staff to ensure delivery of high-level client satisfaction.

Competencies: The ideal candidate is/possesses:
• 7-10 years of prior experience in sales and marketing management, with a minimum of 5 years in book distribution and channel sales, including corporations, associations and other organizations.
• Demonstrated and measurable success in meeting sales revenue goals (preferably gained in a publishing environment)
• Superior client and partner relationship management abilities
• Highly motivated, independent, and personable with excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Significant experience in social media and web 2.0 technologies
• Strong creative and writing skills to design program strategy, messaging, and themes
• Ability to take improvement input from company leaders and team members and turn it into new opportunities for the team and company
• A relevant bachelor degree

To Apply: Please send in your resume as a Word or PDF file to our recruiting team via email: 51104@AmericanWorkforce.jobs
To learn more about starting a career with Greenleaf Book Group, visit www.workatgreenleaf.com.
About Greenleaf Book Group
Greenleaf Book Group was founded in 1997, and less than ten years later—in 2006—it was named one of the fastest-growing companies in America by Inc. 500’s Inc. magazine. Our company is headquartered in unforgettable Austin, Texas, where most of our staff is concentrated. Our warehouse and fulfillment facilities are centrally located in Cleveland, Ohio, and we have a branch office in Boca Grande, Florida.

Greenleaf Book Group LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Greenleaf Book Group does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, gender, sexual orientation, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, veteran status, the presence of any disability, or other legally protected status.

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