International Sales Manager
Job Details
Remote / Home Office - ,
Fully Remote
Full Time
4 Year Degree
$110,000.00 - $150,000.00 Base+Commission/year
Road Warrior

Teacher Created Materials is a 45-year old, award-winning publisher of educational and trade books and digital products.  We are currently in need of a sales professional to oversee our international sales.  The ideal candidate will have a stellar sales pedigree as well as applicable experience in trade and/or educational sales.

Reporting to the Vice President of Trade and Consumer Sales this individual will join a dynamic and entrepreneurial organization that values creative thinking, with a focus on meeting and exceeding goals.

Teacher Created Materials offers a very competitive salary and benefits package, including:

  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off plus Company Holidays
  • Generous 401(K) Match
  • Generous Childcare and Tuition Reimbursement Programs
  • Plus more!

Position Summary:  

TCM is looking for an energetic sales leader who is experienced in distribution & licensing within the International marketplace and will bring deep understanding of current trends. The ideal candidate must have a strong, fearless work ethic, proven track record of leadership and success in meeting and exceeding sale goals. You will be joining a team of strong, successful sales professionals that believe in teamwork, with a large dose of fun & celebration. This is a job that is all about growing new partnerships and expanding existing business relationships. Creative and innovative thinking is welcomed. 

Essential Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Achieve defined sales objectives.
  • Collaborate in setting strategy and implement said strategy for growing international division. Drive sales opportunities within the assigned territories and accounts. 
  • Seek out new international partners (reps, distributors, customers) and establish relationships.
  • Develop new business opportunities leveraging network of customers, current client relationships, and prospect leads.
  • Serve as main point of contact for all international reps and groups.
  • Ensure customer satisfaction with responsive account management.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS/BA required
  • 5+ years in sales focusing on international licensing and distribution within the publishing sector. Trade or Educational publishing experience preferred.
  • Highly articulate, solid communicator and fast learner.
  • Excellent planning, organizational and prioritization skills.
  • Strong business and technical knowledge.
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills.
  • Proven success as an account executive/sales manager in previous roles.
  • Experience negotiating publishing licensing agreements.
  • Energetic, self-starter with strong work ethic and excellent track record of success.
  • Experience using a customer relationship management database.
  • Conversant in language other than English, a plus.
  • Frequent travel required. 
  • Must have current passport.

Physical Requirements:

  • Regular travel by airplane and automobile.  
  • Sit, stand, and walk for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to carry up to 50 lbs. when traveling and/ or carrying materials to and from sales meetings and destinations.
  • Repetitive hand and wrist movements for frequent use of computer keyboard and mouse.


  • Flexible

Work Conditions:

  • Home office, frequent traveling.


Teacher Created Materials (TCM) is an equal opportunity employer and as such, affirms in policy and practice to recruit, hire, train, and promote, in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status or status as a protected veteran. This policy of non-discrimination and affirmative action applies to all levels of employment and to all employment practices, including (but not limited to) compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, educational, training, recreational and social activities.