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A day for frontline booksellers to learn about the profession of bookselling and the man jobs and rewards it has to offer.

3/9/2015
When: 3/9/2015
10:00 AM
Where: Simon & Schuster Offices
1230 Avenue of Americas
New York, New York 
United States
Contact: Kerri Leonard
516-333-0681


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Careers in Bookselling is a day for frontline booksellers to learn about the profession of bookselling and the many jobs and rewards it has to offer.

Careers in Bookselling

Agenda

 

Simon & Schuster

1230 Avenue of Americas
New York, New York  

Monday, March 9  10am – 4pm

 

10:-10:30 am

Introduction & who we work with

Mark LaFramboise, Politics & Prose

 

10:30 – 11:15am

Store Finances

Jack McKeown, Books & Books Westhampton Beach

 

11:15 – 12:30

Focus on jobs

Book buying

Mark LaFramboise, Politics & Prose

Event planning & store marketing

Molly Templeton, WORD Bookstores

Operations

Stephanie Valdez, Community Bookstore

 

12:30-1:15pm

Lunch with featured author

Jessica Knoll, Luckiest Girl Alive (Simon & Schuster)

 

1:15-2:15pm

The life cycle of a book

Karen Kosztolnyik, Executive Editor at Gallery Books

Paula Amendolara, Simon & Schuster Vice President, Director of Retail Sales

Hillary Tisman, Senior Marketing Manager, Atria Books

Moderator: Wendy Sheanin, Simon & Schuster Director of Marketing, Adult Publishing Group

 

2:15 – 3pm

How to become an invaluable bookseller

& make a name for yourself in the industry

Rebecca Fitting, Greenlight Bookstore, Margot Sage-EL, watchung booksellers, Wendy Sheanin, Simon & Schuster

 

3:00-4:00pm

Prepare for the Unexpected and Worst-Case Scenarios

All our speakers will contribute