Product Manager

Job Description
Description

Levy Home Entertainment (LHE) is the nationís premier distributor of paperback and hardcover books to Americaís finest retailers. Known in the industry as LHE or Levy, we are recognized as an innovator with unmatched ability to service mass merchants, warehouse clubs and drug/grocery accounts. With over 600 million in annual sales, Levy provides books and services surrounding books to, BJís Warehouse Clubs, KMart, Meijer, Rite Aid, ShopKo, Stop and Shop, Target, Toys R Us, Wal-Mart and others. Additionally, LHE supplies books and warehousing services for Wholesaler Source Interlink customers including Albertsons, Kroger, Walgreens, Safeway and many others.

Levy offers an array of supply chain services for books; warehousing, picking and shipping to complex planograming of each retailersí consumer book offering and full in store merchandising services. Founded in 1962 as an offshoot of the Chas Levy Company, it has grown dramatically over the years, especially in the last 10.

As a book distributor, Levy Home Entertainment buys from over 300 different publishers, and then sorts books so that our retail customers have the best items to produce the greatest sales per square foot for their particular stores.

To find out more about Levy Home Entertainment, please visit our website at www.levybooks.com.

Job Description:

This job requires a creative team player who can

Work with fellow employees on all levels of LHE as well as customers, publishers, and licensors to drive bestseller/adult category book sales and profits.

Prepare and review sales analysis for purchasing decisions,

Compile and execute a profitable promotional schedule for our customers develop plan-o-grams based on sales and industry data

Negotiate terms with publishers create presentations based on trends and upcoming events/new releases for our customers

Give presentations to customers and licensors on our business help build and maintain long-term relationships with our customers, publishers and licensors

Must be able to handle multiple tasks and work extra hours to keep projects on schedule

Travel required
Requirements

Job Requirements:

Bachelors Degree in Marketing or related business subject

Previous buying or selling experience

Excellent communication, analytical and organizational skills
proficiency in MSWord, Excel and PowerPoint

High energy level with ability to keep multiple projects on schedule

Working knowledge of AS400 and Space Planning by Intactix a plus.

Company

Levy Home Entertainment

Job Code

State or Province

Illinois

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