Posting Salary: $75,000 - $85,000 commensurate with experience.
Position Summary: University of California Press (UC Press) is one of the most forward-thinking scholarly publishers in the nation. For more than 125 years, it has championed work that influences public discourse and challenges the status quo in multiple fields of study. UC Press strives to drive progressive change by seeking out and cultivating the brightest minds and giving them voice, reach, and impact.
Reporting to the Sales Manager, the Sales Operations Manager will support the efforts of the sales teams to ensure that sales for UC Press titles are maximized in all independent booksellers, major accounts, and distributors across all territories. The Sales Operations Manager will enable sales activities at UC Press and support UC Press sales partners, create and analyze sales reports, make recommendations based on the reports, and manage inventory to increase UC Press revenue.
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Maximize sales opportunities by identifying sales trends, communicating out to teams about the trends in a timely manner, and monitoring the success of these efforts.
Collaborate with marketing, publicity, and rights and licensing groups to leverage efforts and build aligned efforts in prioritizing sales trends.
Attending and participating at meetings with internal departments (including sales, marketing, publicity, operations, etc).
Collaborate with marketing team to ensure that all pricing and discounts are accurate.
Ensure that information is up-to-date and released to the market on time Manage promotional requests from accounts to maximize exposure of key titles.
Maximize sales growth by strategizing with Sales Manager to implement key sales activities.
Communicate all account-specific information as it relates to appropriate titles to marketing, publicity, and rights.
Job Requirements Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Minimum of three years' related experience; publishing experience strongly preferred.
Proficient in Excel; Quantitative and analytical mindset.
Experience with data-driven decision-making.
Detail-oriented and the ability to achieve thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing a task.
Expertise in using software tools, databases, and other technologies to create sales reporting.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Ability to work well both individually and as part of a team.
Excellent interpersonal skills to establish and maintain strong working relationships with internal and external parties.
Analytical, critical thinking and problem resolution skills. Required
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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
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