Quarto People

International Sales Administrator in London [JOB POSTING]

The Quarto Publishing Group is the leading global illustrated book publisher and distribution group. The successful candidate will be working with the department on English language editions of QPGUK, QPGUS, Apple, QED and Ivy Press.

The role of International Sales Administrator will support the International Sales Team, and work closely with our distribution partners and commission agents across the world.

This position is a great next step for someone with really strong administrative experience. In this role, you will be really focused on liaising with customers and publishers on forward publishing schedules, stock check, reprints and orders.  You will also prepare materials and presentations for sales trips and Bookfairs, and prepare sales reports for meetings. You will also liaise with our warehouse, produce monthly kits, plan and create weekly newsletter and order forms as well as maintain our customer database.

The role reports to the International Sales Manager.

The successful candidate for this role will need strong IT skills as well as be a strong communicator, both written and verbal.

Please send your CV and a covering letter to Monica Baggio, International Sales Manager (monica.baggio@quartouk.com)

Closing date Friday 19th February, 2016.

Please note, this position is based in central London, UK and the successful candidate must have right to work in the UK.

Quarto Publishing plc. is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and treatment, ensuring an inclusive and diverse environment

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Children’s Publicity Manager [JOB POSTING]

Company: Simon & Schuster UK

Location: London (Central)

Type: Marketing

Salary Description: Competitive & Benefits

Reference: S&S CHP

Closing Date: 30th October 2015

Unite

Working in publishing: Unite’s answers to their 15 FAQs

In the run up to, United, We Publish, BookMachine will be featuring a number of posts on employment-related topics such as training, pay, law and flexible working. Here Unite the Union have provided us with answers to their top 15 FAQs.

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Working in publishing: 6 mythbusters from Unite

In the run up to, United, We Publish, BookMachine will be featuring a number of posts on employment-related topics such as training, pay, law and flexible working. Here Unite the Union have provided us with a list of their top 6 myths in employment law.

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Publicity Executive [JOB POSTING]

SPCK are currently seeking an organised, enthusiastic and dynamic publicist for this post at our London office. This is a key author and media facing role, liaising with editorial, marketing and sales colleagues to maximise the publicity opportunities for our authors in terms of events, press and PR.

You will have a varied task load which includes campaign planning, managing our social media output, planning and arranging events, coordinating with authors and event locations and communicating with media sources.

Line managing (together with Marketing Executive colleague) Marketing & Publicity Assistant.

You will be highly organised with experience in a publishing publicity department who is looking for a step up to challenge and excite you.

Sarah Cook

United, We Publish: Sarah Cook interview

In the run up to October’s event, United, We Publish, BookMachine will be featuring a number of opinions on UNITE-focused topics such as training, pay, employment law and flexible working. Sarah Cook has been a Unite officer for 22 years. She has extensive experience of dealing with employment issues including advising and representing individuals and workplace trade union groups, training and developing local workplace representatives, leading campaigns on employment issues and on wider issues in the region.

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Recruiting right: what to consider when hiring new staff

In the run up to, United, We Publish, BookMachine will be featuring a number of opinions on UNITE-focused topics such as training, pay, employment law and flexible working. This is a guest post by Douglas Williamson on what to consider when you’re recruiting. Douglas is design manager at Macmillan ELT. He started his career at Butterworth Law Publishers and since then has worked for Longman, HarperCollins and Heinemann Education. He has been a union member from the start, and has just retired from the Unite National Committee for the Graphical, Paper, Media and IT industries.

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The Unite Workshop (powered by BookMachine): why you should come

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Marketing Manager [JOB POSTING]

Company: Simon & Schuster UK

Location: London (Central)

Type: Marketing

Salary Description: Competitive & Benefits

Contract type: Fixed term 14 months maternity cover

Reference: S&S MKTING MGR

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Books Production Manager in Hertfordshire [JOB POSTING]

Are you an experienced and pro-active Books Production professional, looking for a different challenge, more responsibility and the opportunity to manage a small production team (2-3 in total)?  Would you like the opportunity to work in a not so traditional production environment, and be involved in technical/digital and some traditional production processes?

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