Digital Assistant, Hachette UK
What you’ll be doing
Working with the digital operations and supply chain team, the successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that Hachette UK’s range of digital products is supplied efficiently and time-sensitively to our customers and priced appropriately and accurately for our global markets. This will involve working closely with HUK’s publishing divisions (and those based overseas such as Hachette Book Group USA), production and supply chain partners, and customers.
Who we are looking for
The successful candidate will have an exceptional eye for detail, an approach of continuous improvement to our processes and tasks, and the ability to deliver accurately to tight deadlines.
Excellent IT skills are essential, particularly Excel and PowerPoint. Experience of ONIX, EPUB, Ingram CoreSource and Biblio3 would be valuable.
As a point of contact for retailers, HUK divisional publishers and third-party distributors, excellent communication skills are required in order to provide high standards of customer services.
What we offer
You will be joining a dynamic team working in keeping our global supply chain running, working with publishers and partners worldwide on some of the world’s biggest books and authors.
Our staff are our greatest asset and our benefits reflect this. In addition to 25 days annual leave days per year + bank holidays, we have an extensive list of benefits that include: a wide-ranging training library, development programmes including mentoring, Cycle to Work vouchers, Private Medical Insurance, eye care vouchers, up to 70% off book purchases, a charity book shelf, 2 volunteer days per year to use at your charity of choice, many employee networks to join, delicious subsidized canteen food, summer hours (finishing at 1pm on Fridays during the summer months!), season ticket loans, rent deposit loans, generous pension schemes and much more!
This role can be based at our London office, or at any of our new regional offices in Edinburgh, Newcastle, Manchester, Sheffield or Bristol.
The role will begin working from home due to ongoing Covid19 restrictions, but once normality resumes this role will be based at one of our UK offices, with a blend of in-office (3 days) and homeworking (2 days) per week.
Who we are and what we do
Hachette UK is constantly increasing the number and complexity of titles it offers in digital formats, and also trading with a growing number of retailers on a global basis. We are currently looking for a new member of our Digital team.
Hachette employs people on the basis of their abilities. We aim to attract and develop talent from a base as broad as the world of readers we want to reach, with a wide and representative range of age, faith, disability, race, gender, sexuality and socio-economic, regional and cultural backgrounds.
If you are shortlisted and need us to make any adjustments to help you attend for interview, please let us know.
The Book Trade Charity offers financial support to people looking to enter the book trade but who may struggle to afford the costs of attending interviews and undertaking junior roles. For more information visit www.booktradeentrysupport.org