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Head of Sales Administration (m/f/d)

Head of Sales Administration (m/f/d)

Head of Sales Administration (m/f/d) 

Full-time position (40 hours per week) 

Starting asap at gestalten headquarters in Berlin 

gestalten continues to actively reimagine the way we approach publishing. With our extensive range of titles, we not only seek to enhance and to enrich our reader's lives but to continually engage with the surrounding creative landscape. Our origin story began with a focus on the aesthetic, particularly that of graphic design and, over the last two decades, the scope of both our content and our expertise has widened. Today, using a myriad of observations of culture, people, art, and other intimate, inspirational informants, we document and anticipate vital movements in architecture, visual culture, design & fashion, escapism, food & beverages, travel, and contemporary art.

We seek an experienced Head of Sales Administration (m/f/d) who is self-motivated, collaborative, and passionate about supervising, monitoring and fostering a global sales and distribution operation of high renown.

Your tasks and responsibilities:

  • Supervising all sales administrative tasks including (among others) sustaining efficient order process management, reliable and knowledgable customer service and sustainable author relationship management
  • Supervising and maintaining high-performance inventory management across global distribution centers ?Defining requirements and resources needed and effectively communicating the volume of work and resource allocation involved
  • Establishing clear task descriptions, deadlines, and schedules to foster a culture based on accountability
  • Supervising the sales administration team and ensuring that all quality, time and budget requirements are met
  • Identifying, reporting, and trouble shooting issues in conjunction with both the sales director and superior general administration
  • Ensuring compliance with both external and internal requirements
  • Supervising the compilation and monitoring the distribution of sales performance reports
  • Organization of and participation in general trade shows and industry fairs in close collaboration with the marketing teams

Your profile:

  • You will ideally come from a publishing background and have 5+ years of work experience in one or more of the fields of logistics, stock management, sales administration or author relations
  • You have expert organizational skills and in-depth working knowledge of inventory management, meta- and content data aggregators, logistics and royalty processes, workflows, and terminology
  • You are proficient in database management, know how to handle ERP and CRM systems and feel generally "computer savvy"
  • You have an excellent economic understanding as well as leadership-skills
  • You have a strong sense of responsibility paired with good judgment and problem-solving skills
  • You break-down problems and present defined solutions
  • Your are fluent in German and English, both written and verbally, other languages are a plus
  • You can work both independently and as part of a team, to motivate yourself and others

We offer:

  • A permanent position from the first day of employment
  • Exciting projects, space for initiative and inspiring exchange with 35 wonderful colleagues
  • Becoming a member of a globally recognized brand and work with creative talents around the world.
  • A small, international team that values respect, transparency, pragmatism and collaboration
  • An office conveniently located in the vibrant heart of Berlin-Kreuzberg

We look forward to receiving your application including your earliest possible start date by email with the subject line "STAFFx Head of Sales Administration" to work@gestalten.com.

Head of Sales Administration (m/f/d)

Die Gestalten Verlag GmbH & Co. KG
4 - 6 Jahre Berufserfahrung
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Veröffentlicht am 17.10.2019