Job Title: Sales Coordinator - Book Publishing
Date Posted: 10-05-2007
Job Location: Massachusetts-Boston
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level: Bachelors Degree
Work Experience: 1+ to 2 Years
Job Shift: First Shift
Yearly Salary:30K-50K
Company Name: Harvard Business School Publis
Company Website: www.hbsp.harvard.edu
Contact Information: Human   Resources (openjobs@hbsp.harvard.edu)
Job Description:
Harvard Business School Press and its parent company, Harvard Business School Publishing,
employ insightful, creative people who work hard every day at improving the practice of
management.   For the past ten years, HBS Press has had its own special goal of being the
source of the most influential ideas and conversations shaping business worldwide.  With more
than 350 titles in print and 40 new titles a year, there are always lots of great ideas to
promote, all under the umbrella of the most respected brand in business thought and practice. 
 If you are interested in pursuing a career in publishing or are interested in the business
side of publishing, this is a great opportunity for you!  

 

Reporting to the US Sales Manager, HBS Press, the Sales Coordinator will contribute to and
support the overall activities of the Press sales department.  Key responsibilities include: 
provide customers with pricing/packaging/descriptive information for all Press titles; provide
academic and corporate sales groups with necessary tools and information to sell Press titles;
analyze sales data and alert constituents of potential opportunities; coordinate Authornet
activities and provide authors with more detailed sales information upon request; create and
distribute sales meeting materials; support sales, publicity and marketing activities of Press
international distributors; maintain and expand existing customer database; other
responsibilities as required.

 

Requirements:  Bachelors Degree. One to two years publishing experience preferred;
demonstrated interest in publishing required.  Excellent interpersonal skills and extremely
strong verbal and written communication skills.  Must be able to work well independently and
within a group.  Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Outlook.  

 

Relocation is not offered for this position; local candidates only please.




ABOUT US:

Harvard Business School Publishing (HBSP) is a wholly-owned, not-for-profit subsidiary of
Harvard University. We are a publishing company with the mission to create products that
educate a business audience about best management practices and leadership development. We
publish books, magazines, newsletters, and cases; sponsor conferences; and develop e-learning
initiatives. Our authors are the leading thinkers and visionaries on the art, science, and
practice of management. Our offices are located in the newly renovated Arsenal on the Charles
office park in Watertown (15 minutes from Cambridge, 25 minutes from Boston). Free parking, a
free shuttle from Harvard Square and access to several bus lines make this facility very
accessible. Visit our website, www.harvardbusinessonline.org    

 

We are an equal opportunity employer.

 

TO APPLY:

Please send resume, including salary requirements, to:  openjobs@hbsp.harvard.edu
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