Full Time Job

Sales Assistant

Simon & Schuster

London, United Kingdom 06-04-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Simon & Schuster is a global leader in general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for readers of all ages, and in all printed, digital and audio formats. Its distinguished roster of authors includes many of the world's most popular and widely recognized writers, and winners of the most prestigious literary honors and awards.

It is home to numerous well-known imprints and divisions such as Simon & Schuster, Scribner, Atria Books, Gallery Books, Pocket Books, Adams Media, Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing and Simon & Schuster Audio and international companies in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom, and proudly brings the works of its authors to readers in more than 200 countries and territories. For more information visit our website at www.simonandschuster.com.

Job Profile:

As Sales Assistant you will be responsible for providing administrative support to Key Account Managers, as well as reporting and data analysis. You will also assist with selling activities, contributing to the achievement of sales targets.

The Role:

Reporting to the Head of Sales Support, you will be responsible for BookScan reporting, customer reporting and analysis, customer liaison and order processing, management of the retailer marketing budget grid and raising EPOs, producing kits for customer presentations, creating order forms and stocklists and resolving customer queries, in addition to other administration duties. The role will involve close liaison with the entire sales department.

The Candidate Profile:

A fantastic entry-level position, giving a rounded insight into the world of publishing, the ideal candidate will have an interest in analytics and a creative eye, along with good IT skills (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, InDesign and PhotoShop). An eye for detail and strong organisational skills are vital, a ''can do'' positive attitude is a must and the ability to multi-task effectively is indispensable.

Please apply by completing the application, attaching your CV and covering letter with details of your current salary and expectations.

Closing Date: Thursday, 17th June at 17:30

Please be advised that interviews are likely to commence week beginning 21st June 2021.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rv1b5w-34-228-52-223-42 in your application.