Trade Sales Analyst

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Date: Nov 24, 2022

Location: New York, US

Company: Springer Nature Group

Springer Nature opens the doors to discovery for researchers, educators, clinicians and other professionals. Every day, around the globe, our imprints, books, journals, platforms and technology solutions reach millions of people. For over 175 years our brands and imprints have been a trusted source of knowledge to these communities and today, more than ever, we see it as our responsibility to ensure that fundamental knowledge can be found, verified, understood and used by our communities – enabling them to improve outcomes, make progress, and benefit the generations that follow. 

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Position Summary and General Description:

The Trade Sales Analyst will be responsible for data analytics and reporting within the Springer Nature Trade Sales Team which manages the distribution of print and ebooks through channel partners.  The primary focus of this position will be to:

  • Develop trade and eRetail dashboards and data management strategy
  • Prepare and deliver reports, metrics, and analysis to inform business stakeholders
  • Analyze search, sales, and market data to identify opportunities for Springer Nature to increase discoverability
  • Emphasis on regular reporting and analysis of business including preparations for weekly meetings and help with global projects that track Amazon across markets



  • Prepare and distribute Americas sales reports
  • Analyze sales out and POS data to present trends and make strategic recommendations
  • Monitor, analyze, and compile competitive activities
  • Visualize data to create dashboards and PowerPoint slides for internal and external stakeholders
  • Manage audits of POD and ebook sales reports
  • Internal communication critical; will have frequent interaction with sales, marketing, fulfillment, logistics, data, and finance colleagues
  • External communication to include regular contact with key accounts
  • Special data and analytics projects as needed
  • Become a power user of internal systems and customer portals


Qualifications & Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 2-3 years of sales analytics and reporting experience required
  • Proficiency in MS Office and Google Workspace
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and Google Analytics
  • Familiarity with SAP BI tools is a plus
  • Knowledge of STEM and/or HSS book market is a plus
  • Enthusiasm imperative; key role in a small team managing an evolving business
  • Must be well organized, collaborative, and self-motivated
  • Ability to work independently and with cross-functional teams
  • Experience working with Amazon is a plus
  • Periodic travel domestically and internationally may be required


If you are an internal applicant please inform your line manager.


Springer Nature US provides a comprehensive and competitive benefits package which includes the benefit offerings listed below: 
•    Medical, Dental and Vision 
•    401(k) with company match and contribution
•    Hybrid office working policy, Summer Hours, and paid time off
•    Flexible Spending and Commuter programs
•    Multiple Life insurance options
•    Disability coverage
•    Tuition Assistance
•    Voluntary benefits: Identity Theft Protection, Pet Insurance, and Legal Assistance Insurance
•    Employee Assistance Program
•    Family friendly benefits and a variety of employee discounts
•    An array of Employee Social Networks  


Annualized Base Salary Range: $75,000 – $85,000. The salary offer may vary based on work experience, education and skill level.


Springer Nature is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following “Equal Employment Opportunity Is The Law” poster:
At Springer Nature we value the diversity of our teams. We recognize the many benefits of a diverse workforce with equitable opportunities for everyone. We strive for an inclusive workplace that empowers all our colleagues to thrive. Our search for the best talent fully encompasses and embraces these values and principles.