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Account Manager Hachette Aotearoa New Zealand

By June 5, 2024June 18th, 2024No Comments

We are looking for a book-loving Account Manager to join the Hachette NZ team. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and managing sales with key retailers in Auckland and middle/upper North Island. You will be joining a passionate team that are committed to getting good books into the hands of readers around the country.
Working closely with our Auckland-based Head Office team, you will be happy to work partly independently and partly in our office and be available to travel out of town for five/six nights per quarter.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Increase sales and maximise promotional opportunities
  • Manage entire sales process from presentation of sales materials to tracking sales and returns
  • Manage and develop each account ensuring excellent relationships are maintained
  • Take full ownership of the territory including identifying potential new accounts and regular assessment on how best to service all accounts in territory

Skills and experience:

  • Experience in a sales account management role or similar role
  • Excellent attention to detail, time management and the ability to work independently required
  • Highly motivated in sales, previous experience in the book industry is highly desirable
  • Ability to think and work analytically
  • Excellent communication and relationship skills
  •  Travel in territory is driving; a valid NZ driver’s licence is necessary

Salary and package (including company car and travel expenses) dependent on skills and experience.

Applications close on Friday 28th June 2024.

Please email contact@hachette.co.nz with your CV and a covering letter telling us why you’re the right person to join our team.

Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.