CAREERS

 

Explore the various careers and job opportunities available at Silver Leaf Books. We operate with the utmost concern for integrity, honesty, and quality of service. These values will be upheld with any dealings with the general public, customers, employees, and in any interaction through normal operations. With this in mind, we also realize that our employees and associated independent contractors, who implement these values on a daily basis, are our greatest assets. While seeking new individuals to join the Silver Leaf Books team, we will focus on these values to find not just the qualified candidate, but the right candidate.

 

Current Opportunities

Position Code Division Title Location Date Posted
SLBSL-1 Sales Regional Sales Representative Any U.S. location 8/21/06
SLBSL-2 Sales Sales Intern Any U.S. location 8/21/06
SLBSL-3 Sales Sales Assistant Any U.S. location 8/21/06
SLBMKT-1 Marketing / Publicity Marketing Intern Any U.S. location 8/22/06

 

Regional Sales Representative

Position Code:

SLBSL-1

Division:

Sales

Title:

Regional Sales Representative

Location:

Any U.S. Location

Position Type:

Full Time / Part Time

Position Level:

Experienced

Education:

Bachelors Degree or Equivalent Experience

Compensation:

Straight Commission

Position Duties:

Silver Leaf Books is a book publisher specializing in the genres of Fantasy, Science Fiction, Horror, and Mystery. Most, but not all of our authors are considered new and upcoming talent in these core genres. We are currently seeking Sales Representatives to cover key markets and regions throughout the continental United States. These Representatives shall provide bi-weekly reporting on sales and activities, and manage the complete sales cycle, but otherwise shall have flexibility to perform their duties as they desire. This could include, but is not limited to, selling SLB's books and products to stores (large and small bookstores, specialty shops, general stores, department stores, etc), libraries, or direct to consumers. The Sales Representative may also have flexibility in their method of selling, including direct sales, direct mail, phone sales, internet sales, convention or trade show sales. The Sales Representative could also generate sales through activities such as publicity, press releases, and arranging author appearances and signings. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, aggressive, and innovative in their sales approach.

Position Requirements:

Candidate must have strong organization and sales presentation skills. Must have excellent communication skills (written and oral), initiative, creativity, attention to detail, ability to prioritize a busy workload in a multi-task environment, and have the ability to work independently. Must also have an interest in Publishing or books, with a preference in our core genres. Travel required. Bookstore or publishing experience a plus.

Skills Desired:

Knowledge of the Publishing / Book Industry. Established interest and knowledge of Fantasy, Science Fiction, Horror, and/or the Mystery genres, including the ability to speak confidently to buyers with knowledge of genre specifics.

To Apply:

Cover letters and resumes should be either submitted electronically to MFried@SilverLeafBooks.com with the Position Code listed in the subject field, or mailed to:

 

Silver Leaf Books, LLC

Attn: Marilyn Fried

P.O. Box 6460

Holliston, MA 01746

 


 

Sales Intern

Position Code:

SLBSL-2

Division:

Sales

Title:

Sales Intern

Location:

Any U.S. Location

Position Type:

Intern

Position Level:

Entry Level

Education:

High School Diploma

Compensation:

School Credit

Position Duties:

Silver Leaf Books is a book publisher specializing in the genres of Fantasy, Science Fiction, Horror, and Mystery. Most, but not all of our authors are considered new and upcoming talent in these core genres. We are currently seeking Sales Interns who shall receive school credit to explore new markets and attempt to implement a guided sales plan. Specific plans for Interns shall be determined on a student-by-student basis, but generally, Interns shall research Publishing Industry trends, discover niche marketing approaches, suggest innovative approaches to selling, and following through with one or all of the above projects, actually attempting to generate sales or increase awareness and exposure.

Position Requirements:

Interns must be able to prove they will be receiving school credit. Any school requirements or guidelines for providing credit should also be presented to Silver Leaf Books. Sales interns should be interested in entering the Sales/Marketing field, as well as learning about advertising sales, lead generation, and follow up. Under guidance, Interns help develop marketing, promotional, and sales ideas, identify targets, determine new and innovative sales and marketing approaches, investigate and find contacts within those companies, and go on sales calls. Travel may be required depending upon course requirements as established.

Skills Desired:

Knowledge of the Publishing / Book Industry. Established interest and knowledge of Fantasy, Science Fiction, Horror, and/or the Mystery genres, including the ability to speak confidently to buyers with knowledge of genre specifics.

To Apply:

Cover letters, resumes, and course requirements should be either submitted electronically to MFried@SilverLeafBooks.com with the Position Code listed in the subject field, or mailed to:

 

Silver Leaf Books, LLC

Attn: Marilyn Fried

P.O. Box 6460

Holliston, MA 01746

 


 

Sales Assistant

Position Code:

SLBSL-3

Division:

Sales

Title:

Sales Assistant

Location:

Any U.S. Location

Position Type:

Full Time / Part Time

Position Level:

Entry Level

Education:

High School Diploma (Bachelors Degree or Equivalent Experience preferred)

Compensation:

Straight Commission

Position Duties:

Silver Leaf Books is a book publisher specializing in the genres of Fantasy, Science Fiction, Horror, and Mystery. Most, but not all of our authors are considered new and upcoming talent in these core genres. We are currently seeking Sales Assistants to cover small and mid-size markets and regions throughout the continental United States. These Assistants shall provide bi-weekly reporting on sales and activities, and manage the complete sales cycle, but otherwise shall have flexibility to perform their duties as they desire. This could include, but is not limited to, selling SLB's books and products to stores (small and mid-size bookstores, specialty shops, general stores, department stores, etc), libraries, or direct to consumers. The Sales Assistant may also have flexibility in their method of selling, including direct sales, direct mail, phone sales, internet sales, convention or trade show sales. The Sales Assistants could also generate sales through activities such as publicity, press releases, and arranging author appearances and signings. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, aggressive, and innovative in their sales approach, with a desire to learn and master Sales and Marketing techniques in the Book Publishing Industry.

Position Requirements:

Candidate must have strong organization and sales presentation skills. Must have excellent communication skills (written and oral), initiative, creativity, attention to detail, ability to prioritize a busy workload in a multi-task environment, and have the ability to work independently. Must also have an interest in Publishing or books, with a preference in our core genres. Travel required. Bookstore or publishing experience a plus.

Skills Desired:

Knowledge of the Publishing / Book Industry. Established interest and knowledge of Fantasy, Science Fiction, Horror, and/or the Mystery genres, including the ability to speak confidently to buyers with knowledge of genre specifics.

To Apply:

Cover letters and resumes should be either submitted electronically to MFried@SilverLeafBooks.com with the Position Code listed in the subject field, or mailed to:

 

Silver Leaf Books, LLC

Attn: Marilyn Fried

P.O. Box 6460

Holliston, MA 01746

 


 

Marketing Intern

Position Code:

SLBMKT-1

Division:

Marketing & Publicity

Title:

Marketing Intern

Location:

Any U.S. Location

Position Type:

Intern

Position Level:

Entry Level

Education:

High School Diploma

Compensation:

School Credit

Position Duties:

Silver Leaf Books is a book publisher specializing in the genres of Fantasy, Science Fiction, Horror, and Mystery. Most, but not all of our authors are considered new and upcoming talent in these core genres. We are currently seeking Marketing Interns who shall receive school credit to explore new and innovative promotional and awareness generation strategies. Specific plans for Interns shall be determined on a student-by-student basis, but generally, Interns shall research Publishing Industry trends, discover niche marketing approaches, suggest innovative approaches to increasing the exposure of Silver Leaf Books, our authors, and our products, assess both advertising and publicity alternatives, and following through with one or all of the above projects, actually attempting to increase awareness and exposure.

Position Requirements:

Interns must be able to prove they will be receiving school credit. Any school requirements or guidelines for providing credit should also be presented to Silver Leaf Books. Sales interns should be interested in entering the Sales/Marketing field, as well as learning about advertising, promotional alternatives, publicity,  and how these could relate to a chosen demographic to help generate and augment sales. Under guidance, Interns help develop marketing, promotional, publicity, and sales ideas, identify targets, determine new and innovative promotional and marketing approaches, design a marketing plan, and then implement it to test for effectiveness.

Skills Desired:

Knowledge of the Publishing / Book Industry. Established interest and knowledge of Fantasy, Science Fiction, Horror, and/or the Mystery genres, including the ability to speak confidently to buyers with knowledge of genre specifics.

To Apply:

Cover letters, resumes, and course requirements should be either submitted electronically to MFried@SilverLeafBooks.com with the Position Code listed in the subject field, or mailed to:

 

Silver Leaf Books, LLC

Attn: Marilyn Fried

P.O. Box 6460

Holliston, MA 01746

 

 

 
 

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