IPG is seeking a motivated, detail-oriented Mass-Merchandise Sales Specialist to join our Chicago-based team of sales professionals. This individual must be able to oversee multiple fast-moving projects concurrently. The ideal candidate will have at least two years of experience servicing mass-merchandise accounts of all types. Additional book-industry experience and experience managing field reps is preferred. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook is a must. Interested candidates should forward their résumés, cover letters, and salary expectations to Nicole Trumpinski. No phone calls, please.
IPG is always looking for qualified applicants for full-time internships. Qualified candidates are recent college graduates who possess strong written and verbal skills, the ability to multi-task, and a passion for the publishing industry. Other preferred experience includes some sales experience, fluency in Word, Excel, and other Microsoft Office programs, and some knowledge of HTML and CSS. Experience in the book industry and a degree in a related field is a plus. Typically, IPG hires two rotating interns per six-month period; however, a dedicated internship opportunity can become available from time to time. The hours of work are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The hourly stipend is currently $8.25 per hour. Please send résumés and cover letters via e-mail to Nicole Trumpinski. No phone calls, please.