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International Sales Assistant, Hachette UK

Who we are and what we do

Hachette UK, one of the leading book publishers in the UK, is looking for a highly organised and self-motivated International Sales Assistant. This is an exciting opportunity to work in the Group International Sales department working across all Hachette UK divisions (excluding Hodder Education).

What you’ll be doing

Reporting to the International Sales Director you will be responsible for a variety of tasks ranging from running sales reports, providing general administrative support to the European sales team and creating sales materials.

Who we’re looking for

We’re looking for a strong team player who has excellent communication and organisational skills, attention to detail, an ability to multi-task and prioritise, and an enthusiasm for working in a fast-moving commercial environment. We need someone who is interested in publishing, loves books and can talk about them with conviction and passion.

You’ll need to be proficient with Microsoft Office (especially Excel and PowerPoint), a degree of publishing experience would be an advantage, as is any form of experience in an office environment.

The successful candidate will be keen to learn new skills as well as have a willingness to go the extra mile to ensure tasks are completed and an excellent customer service is provided.

What we offer

This is an excellent opportunity to work in a dynamic, fun team and learn about International Sales.

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.

Closing date: Friday 12th April

Salary: £23,000 per annum

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