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On September 11th, 2013 the Early Career Committee hosted a Sales 101 Panel!

The function and importance of Sales can often be a mystery to those of us who don’t directly interact with the department. Luckily, we had a group of panelists directly from Sales to share their experiences and answer questions!


• Dave Epstein, Vice President, Children’s Sales, Hachette Book Group
• Jessica Abel, Digital Account Manager, Children’s Books, HarperCollins
• Jess Cullen, Sales Coordinator, Special Markets, Abrams Books for Young Readers
• Moderator: Matt Dinda, Sales Coordinator, Abrams Books for Young Readers

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