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Export Sales Assistant (London-based)

Usborne Publishing

Usborne Publishing, the largest and most successful independent Children’s Publisher in the UK, has an exciting new opportunity for a Sales Assistant to join its Export Sales department. 
The Export Sales team is responsible for the global sales of our English language titles outside the UK and Ireland. It is a busy and dynamic team working in an exciting part of the business. Our customers range from international book chains to independent bookstores, from distributors and wholesalers to online retailers, from supermarkets to toyshops, and from book clubs to schools and libraries. Responsibilities include:

  • Supporting Western European, Latin American and Caribbean sales, being an extra point of contact for customers in these markets.
  • Additional support for the wider Export sales team covering Eastern Europe and the Middle East.
  • Processing orders and handling customer service queries
  • Opening new accounts and liaising with Credit Management
  • Maintaining relationships with key accounts and major distributors
  • Working with the team to create presentations and sales materials for all markets.
  • Covering emails and phones when team members are travelling

Some experience of working in a publishing company would be an advantage, as would knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, InDesign and Photoshop. Excellent organisational and time-management skills along with attention to detail are vital.

Salary is £25,261, with potential flexibilty depending on experience.

Please send your CV and covering letter to:

Grant Hartley
Export Sales Director
Usborne Publishing Ltd

Closing date is 6 March 2020. Early applicants will be prioritised.

Only successful candidates will be contacted for interview.


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