Sales Assistant, UK [JOB POSTING]

Campaigns Assistant

Publisher: The Quarto Group
Job Location: London, UK

Quarto Publishing Group is a leading global publisher of award winning illustrated non-fiction adult and children’s books. We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and sales driven individual to join our UK team for this pivotal role within the department. This is a varied and busy role, acting first and foremost as the main point of contact between the company and our external sales force and distributor, as well as providing essential administrative support for our internal sales team.

The ideal candidate for this position will have some experience of sales and administration, ideally, but not essential, within book sales. They will need to be a top communicator with excellent organisation and written skills, the ability to work to deadlines as well as prioritising workloads. Initiative, an eye for detail and team spirit are all qualities we are looking for, whilst excellent IT skills are essential for this role.

Key tasks will include:

• Liaison for all the sales force requirements
• Preparation, collation and distribution of sales material
• Supporting sales team with retailer and wholesalers sales presentations and spreadsheets
• Customer and author liaison for order processing
• Management of event stock
• Attending sales meetings, conferences and exhibitions as and when required
• General sales enquiries

This is a great opportunity for a committed self-starter and multi-tasker, who has a passion for both adult and children’s books and who would like to pursue a career in publishing within a sales environment.

This is a full time, permanent position. To apply for this role, please send your CV and cover letter to: by 18 February 2018.

The successful candidate must possess the 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.