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Sales Executive, Hachette UK



Who we are and what we do
Hachette UK is a leading UK publishing group. The group is made up of ten autonomous publishing divisions and over fifty imprints with a rich and diverse history. The newly created digital and online sales team works across our trade publishers, Headline, Hodder & Stoughton, John Murray Press, Quercus, Bookouture, Little, Brown, Orion, Hachette Children’s Group and Octopus, covering sales across all formats to digital and online customers.

What you will be doing
We are looking for an exceptional sales executive to join our digital and online sales team, working across the Hachette trade publishers to help maximise our sales.

In a varied role, you will be working with colleagues across the team and wider businesses to ensure the highest quality and professional standards of account support and customer service.

The role will consist of working closely with our order manager – supply chain to be sure that our titles are available from key retailers at the right levels. This will be achieved through good communication with our warehouse and customers, as well as internal contacts and teams. The role will also consist of management of our Amazon European business, and some of our key digital accounts.

You should be passionate about online and digital sales and stock or account management experience is a definite bonus for this role.

What we are looking for
We’re looking for someone ready to take the next step in their sales career, with a keen interested in online and digital sales in particular. The successful candidate would have a very close attention to detail and an ability to use data in order to ensure that we are maximising opportunities.

Close work with the order manager – stock control is essential, so you should be a great team player able to balance and prioritise a busy and varied set of tasks.

Sales and/or stock management experience is essential, and it would be helpful if you have experience using Amazon Vendor Central. You’ll need to be proficient with Microsoft Office (especially Excel and PowerPoint) and ideally have some experience with data analysis.

What we offer
This role is based in our London office, as part of an experienced team in a creative and dynamic working environment, and offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

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.

Salary Range: £25,000-£27,000 per annum depending on experience 
Closing Date: 12th May 2019

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