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Sales Administration Assistant (Temporary), Hachette UK

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Who we are and what we do

Hachette UK, one of the UK’s leading publishing groups, is seeking an enthusiastic, organised sales administrator to join the busy Sales Department in a temporary role. This role in the sales team works across our trade publishers, Headline, Hodder & Stoughton, John Murray Press, and Quercus.

What you’ll be doing

As a key member of the UK team for Hodder and Stoughton, John Murray, Headline and Quercus, this role is all about ensuring that our customers receive the best possible information, selling material and general support. 

Key areas of responsibility include processing orders, collating sales materials, managing author signings and event stock and producing presentations for a variety of UK customers.

Reporting to the Sales Manager, you will need to be extremely efficient, able to work on your own initiative and have a determination to get the job done. 

Who we’re looking for

We are looking for a true team player, who can make a real contribution to a dynamic department.

The role requires great attention to detail, exceptional organisational, numerical and communication skills and a sound knowledge of all computer packages. 

What we offer

This role will be available as soon as possible and will continue for 6 months until the end of 2019. This role is based in our London office. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package together with a creative, fast-paced and fun working environment. 

Our Commitment

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.

NB: We are using a blind recruitment process for this role.  This means that managers will only see your skills and experience, educational history and answers to your application questions at the shortlist stage, with your personal information removed.  This is intended to ensure a fair and consistent review of all applications based on your skills and experience relevant to this role.

Hachette UK

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