Special Sales Coordinator

Entry Level // Sales Department

What does a Special Sales Coordinator do?

A varied role which requires juggling numerous tasks while being deadline focused and results driven. A special sales coordinator would need to tackle admin on behalf of the team, running figures and reports comfortably, be proactive and manage relationships both internally and externally. Special sales also offer the opportunity for creativity and seeking new business, so a coordinator would need to keep up with market trends and recognise new opportunities.

What is a Special Sales Coordinator good at?

  • Attention to Detailability to communicate clearly and ensure tasks are completed on time and accurately
  • Proactive & Independentwork autonomously, suggest improvements and new ideas to the team, while working through projects and problems independently
  • Organisationable to multitask and handle competing priorities. From running the administrative side, sourcing sales materials, to communicating with the team, internal and external stakeholders, this varied role requires organisation at its best! 

Who does a Special Sales Coordinator work with?

Internally, you work with production and creative managers, jacket coordinators and marketing managers. Outside the business, you work with book buyers for small businesses, brand managers and marketing managers.

How do I become a Special Sales Coordinator?

Previous sales experience can be beneficial but keen administrative skills are essential. You should also research book publishing, brand values and marketing campaigns and trends.