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Online sales assistant - Print, UK Sales

Online sales assistant - Print, UK Sales

locationLondon, UK
ExpiresExpires: 24/05/2024
Business Development / Sales / Rights / Legal
Permanent position

Closing date for applications: Friday 24th May 2024

Contract: The role is a full-time permanent position

Salary: £27,000

Location: The role is based at our London office 50 Bedford Square, London, WC1B 3DP on a hybrid-working pattern of 2 days office based / 3 days home based (or fully office based if preferred). Allocated office days for this role are: Monday and Tuesday.



Would you like to join the sales team of a top 5 UK publisher at a time of dynamic investment and growth?

We are looking to recruit an Online Sales Assistant with good organisational skills to work in our fast-paced online sales team. Reporting to the Senior Account Manager – Online Physical, this position will play a key role in the wider team in look after and growing all the UK online and digital accounts. A pivotal support to the Head of Online Sales and the UK online sales team as well as assisting on the day-to-day administration and operations of the team, compiling data for analysis (ABR and other sales reports) and be the first point of contact for general internal queries about our online accounts.

The ideal candidate will have initiative, a natural curiosity, enthusiasm, will be data driven, good at multi-tasking and with a love of spreadsheets and ready to join a highly motivated and dynamic team.

Bloomsbury Publishing Plc is a leading independent publishing house, established in 1986, with authors who have won the Nobel, Pulitzer and Booker Prizes, and is the originating publisher and custodian of the Harry Potter series. Bloomsbury has offices in London, New York, New Delhi, Oxford and Sydney.


Account administration

  • Compile and prepare weekly sales report for Amazon
  • Manage internal and Amazon agendas and minutes
  • Prepare and send out NYP grids for print customers
  • Maintain our sales traces and compile data for reports to share internally
  • Manage compliance checks process
  • Assist with online accounts administration (including Infringement claims, author approvals, etc)
  • Processing Amazon retro claims
  • Create and circulate monthly promotion update emails to divisional specialists

Market analysis

  • Keep records of sales data and compile data for regular reports to share internally
  • Supply ad hoc sales figures requests

Team support and admin in tune with other Sales Assistants

  • Bookscan reports and updates
  • Provide support for general sales admin and ad hoc business analysis including Annual Business Reviews


Knowledge, skills and experience

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Organised and can prioritise tasks
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Experience with Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proficient with systems such as Biblio, Nielsen, Cognos and Vista

Additional information

As an assistant role, this position is eligible for Bloomsbury’s Rental Deposit Loan Scheme. To assist candidates who want to start and to establish a career in publishing, Bloomsbury offers an interest-free rental deposit to support securing somewhere to live. The rental deposit loan can be up to £3,000 and will be paid back over 2 years.

The Book Trade Charity provide financial assistance for people looking to get into the publishing industry; you can find more information and talk directly here:


To apply

Please apply with a CV and covering letter addressed to Human Resources (Word or PDF format only) via the 'apply' button detailing how you meet the requirements outlined above for this role by the deadline.

For best results, please use a desktop to apply as some mobile browsers may not fully support the application portal.

Bloomsbury reserve the right to close the role early if we exceed the required number of applications



Applicants must have the legal right to work in the UK – Bloomsbury Publishing do not sponsor visa applications.

Bloomsbury is a place where anyone of any background, race, ethnicity, religion, sexuality, gender identity, age, ability, or socio-economic status can thrive, feel comfortable, and be heard and accepted. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

We are willing to make any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process, please flag to the recruitment team if required.

Please state in your application that you found this role through Creative Access. 

Level of experience

  • Entry

Required languages

  • English

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