Sales Assistant or Sales Coordinator, Mass Merchants

Sales New York, New York


The Sales Assistant/Sales Coordinator, Mass Merchants provides general administrative support to our mass merchant sales team. Responsible for preparing presentation and communication materials. Coordinates the distribution of internal and external book and sales information. Tracks key purchase orders for accounts.


The Sales Assistant/Coordinator will be responsible for:

  • Seasonal Sales PowerPoint Presentations
  • Manage meetings including reserving conference rooms, setting up teleconferencing and conference calls
  • Covers/ Mockups
  • Ad hoc Order Tracking
  • Account mailings
  • Communication of Promos/Coop to publishers
  • Coop Entry (Advance and Confirmed )
  • Internal Title Sales Communication
  • Title Change Notifications to Accounts
  • Buyer and Account Request Follow Up
  • Costco Order Tracking and Placement


  • Sales Assistant - 0-2 years of prior experience in sales and/or book publishing preferred
  • Sales Coordinator - 2 or more years of experience in sales and/or book publishing preferred
  • Must be proficient in Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to deliver timely, accurate work product and demonstrate good follow up and follow through
  • Proven ability to build supportive and constructive relationships within and outside of the organization
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively while also ensuring accuracy of work through attention to detail.


Please make sure your application includes your resume and cover letter. We expect a large number of applicants, please let us know in your cover letter why working at Hachette in this particular role interests you. Tell us how your past experience has prepared you for this role.

As a leading book publisher, we believe that including and representing diverse voices in all aspects of our business is fundamental to what we do. Our publishing programs must reflect the broad range of backgrounds, experiences, political views and ideas that shape our society and publish books for all readers.

Hachette Book Group provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

The compensation range for this position is $47,500 - $53,200. Salary can vary based on a number of factors including skills, experience, and location — talk with your recruiter to learn more. There may be times that you will be required (or requested) to work overtime due to the nature of your role or exceptional workload issues or special projects.

The following benefits are offered by the company: medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life, short-term and long-term disability, accidental death and dismemberment, critical illness, hospital indemnity, long-term care, health and dependent care FSA, commuter benefit plan, employee assistance program, tuition reimbursement, travel assistance, 401(k), discretionary bonus program, PTO (15 vacation days, 2 personal days, 10 holidays and generous sick leave) and group discounts on auto and home insurance and legal services. Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification, hours worked and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to specific elections, plan, or program terms.