Sales & Marketing Director

Now Hiring 

Tuttle Publishing is the leading publisher of books about Asia. The company was founded in 1948 and has offices in Tokyo, Singapore and North Clarendon, VermontWe are seeking a full-time Sales & Marketing Director to join our publishing team within a remote office/in-office hybrid capacity.

www.tuttlepublishing.com

Responsibilities:

  • Oversight of reps and accounts handled by our US distributor (PGW/IPS) including presentation of seasonal Spring/Fall lists (currently 75 titles per season) to their rep groups
  • Manage in-house team of sales and marketing staff (currently 4 staff)
  • Present new titles to house accounts (B&N plus several non-trade) and secure orders across list
  • Review sales and backorder reports and monitor key title sales
  • Work with marketing team to develop frontlist publicity and marketing plans
  • Manage UK/Canada distributors (PGUK & PGC) and international reps (IPS, Bailey Group)
  • Manage foreign translation rights and supervise rights admin and sales staff
  • Attend major trade shows (Frankfurt, London, NY Gift Shows, ALA)
  • Participate in launch, catalog and cover meetings, review and comment on covers and catalog copy, gather feedback from reps and customers regarding new product acquisitions
  • Send review copies to major book trade publications and manage trade advertising budget
  • Work with Managing Director and Finance Director to compile annual sales budgets

Skills & Experience:

  • 2-3 years book sales experience required
  • Thorough understanding of book sales market
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Willingness to travel
  • Strong organizational, analytical, planning and time management skills

Tuttle is a market leader in book categories ranging from Asian arts and crafts to language learning (Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Tagalog, Hindi and others), martial arts, origami, architecture, design, gardening, travel, literature, cooking, history, current affairs and children's books. We specialize in publishing beautiful highly informative books which help promote a greater understanding of Asia for a Western audience. We have an extensive backlist of over 1,400 titles and produce approximately 200 new titles per year, working with talented authors, photographers, illustrators, translators and designers around the world.

Please send cover letter and resume to hr@tuttlepublishing.com