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Assistant Manager, Publishing Specialty Sales

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 880107BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Marvel Entertainment Date posted Oct. 27, 2021

Job Summary:

This position creates, updates, tracks and plans for all specialty sales for direct market. The successful candidate will act as the Specialty sales retailer liaison for special exclusive sales.

The candidate must have excellent communication, sales, and organizational skills, and proficiency in publishing systems and operations. This includes coordinating with retailers, editorial, manufacturing, sales and distributors. This position is responsible for print, digital, and other special sales as needed.


  • Create weekly tracking reports on exclusive covers
  • Maintain needed sales data with distribution partners
  • Maintain FOCs and On sale dates
  • Assist with operations issues (printer, manufacturing, PRH, retailer, etc)
  • Manage product updates with retailers and production
  • Manage art for covers
  • Help coordinate variant cover creation and solicitation
  • Manage retailer Customer Service issues and questions
  • Manage cover sign offs and approvals
  • Manage contract document preparation and submission

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience in the publishing, toy, gift, collectibles, and/or novelties industry
  • Good ability to build relationships with business partners
  • Proven ability to work in fast-growing environment and with multiple teams
  • Strong analytical, verbal, and written communications skills
  • Must have patience, strong organizational skills, and ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Excellent understanding of processes and proven ability to constantly improve these processes
  • Must be computer savvy. Knowledge of how to use a PC and/or a Mac is required
  • Must understand Marvel comics and collected editions

Preferred Education

BA / BS degree in applicable fields of study or relevant work experience

About Marvel Entertainment:

Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world's most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of over 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing and publishing.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Marvel Worldwide, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Marvel Entertainment.

Marvel Worldwide, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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