Penguin Random House LLC Associate, Sales Planning and Analysis in New York, New York

Company: Penguin Random House LLC Requisition ID: 20444 Associate, Sales Planning and Analysis Vintage and Anchor Books is seeking an Associate to join their publishing team. The Associate will report to the Senior Director, Sales Planning and Business Development and play a key role in the process of bringing our books to market. The position is an opportunity to gain a behind-the-scenes understanding of the publishing process and an in-depth education on the book marketplace. The ideal candidate will be a highly organized, inquisitive, self-motivated, and analytical book lover. Duties: * Create consumer and sales analysis reports for use with marketing, publicity, and/or sales teams * Identify sales patterns and trends for use in marketplace planning * Manage and create materials for publisher spans and sales meetings * Run reports supporting inventory forecasting planning * Help develop online title catalogues to be used by sales force and accounts * Field day-to-day requests from reps and sales management * Review metadata for compliance with SEO best practices * Coordinate Vintage / Anchor participation in BEA * Assist in research related to developing potential partnerships Requirements: * College Degree or equivalent experience * 2-4 Years in Book Publishing or equivalent experience * Strong attention to detail * Excellent communication skills * Ability to work independently on projects and, once assigned, initiate next steps in a self-directed manner * Established skill with Microsoft Office (Excel, Powerpoint, Word) * Familiarity with the book retail market * Understanding of basic SEO principles * Knowledge of or ability to learn inventory and sales reporting systems such as SAP, Business Objects, and Nielsen Bookscan * Knowledge of or ability to learn social and consumer analysis tools such as Brandwatch and AudienceView Penguin Random House is the leading adult and children's publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world. In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution. Our vibrant and diverse international community of nearly 250 publishing brands and imprints include Ballantine Bantam Dell, Berkley, Clarkson Potter, Crown, DK, Doubleday, Dutton, Grosset & Dunlap, Little Golden Books, Knopf, Modern Library, Pantheon, Penguin Books, Penguin Press, Penguin Random House Audio, Penguin Young Readers, Portfolio, Puffin, Putnam, Random House, Random House Children's Books, Riverhead, Ten Speed Press, Viking, and Vintage, among others. More information can be found at http://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/.Penguin Random House values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.