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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 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.