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Sales Assistant Non-Trade (Temporary), Hachette UK

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

Who we are and what we do

Hachette UK is a leading UK publishing group, made up of ten autonomous publishing divisions and over fifty imprints with a rich and diverse literary history. Hachette UK aims to be the publisher and employer of choice for all people, and is a dynamic, fun place to work, where we are committed to Changing the Story. The Non Trade Sales team represent HCG, Little, Brown, Orion, Hodder, Headline, John Murray Press, Quercus and Octopus publishing, maximizing incremental sales for the business in both the UK and Export markets.

What you’ll be doing

You will be responsible for supporting the activities of the Non Trade team working on titles from across the Group’s lists.

The role is a temporary position fixed until 31/12/2019 and would suit somebody looking to start a career in sales in publishing.

Who we’re looking for

The most successful candidates will be an excellent communicator and have strong organisational skills, confidence working with multiple customers and internal stakeholders as well maintaining a consistent process for delivering orders. The ideal candidate will have a passion for sales and publishing, pay close attention to detail, and be an excellent team player. 

The key tasks of the role will include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Assisting the Non Trade team with customer queries.
  • Processing basic orders through the warehouse.
  • Updating the sales trackers with order information, when required to do so.
  • Downloading images and Information sheets from Biblio for account managers and customers.
  • Help with meeting preparation and samples.

Excellent Microsoft Office skills (especially Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint) are essential.

What we offer

A creative and exciting working environment. Holiday leave is set to 25 days and Bank holidays, pro-rata.

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.

Hachette UK

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