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Sales administrator, online and supermarkets

Sales administrator, online and supermarkets

locationGreater London, UK
ExpiresExpires: 23/05/2022
Business Development / Sales / Rights / Legal
Permanent position
£20,000 to £30,000 per year

Hiring Manager: Holly Martin, Sales Manager   

Salary: starting from £23,000

Closing date: Sunday 22nd May 2022


An exciting opportunity for a Sales Administrator with a passion for reading to join our friendly, busy UK Sales department, supporting our Online and Supermarket sales teams.

Pan Macmillan UK is one of the largest general book publishers in the UK, with imprints including Macmillan, Mantle, Pan, Picador, Bluebird, Macmillan Children's Books and Macmillan Digital Audio. Pan Macmillan is part of the worldwide Macmillan Publishing Group.

As Sales Administrator, you will be supporting our Online and Supermarket sales teams (Sales Director, Sales Manager and Sales Executive). Together these teams are responsible for all of our UK digital and physical sales, including audio as well of some of the UK’s biggest supermarkets.

You will have varied responsibilities including managing retailer submission grids, liaising with our distributors and retailers, and managing some event and author orders. We work across all of our lists covering both adult and children’s titles for each account.


  • To compile and circulate sales reports to Online and Supermarket team and wider business.
  • To work closely with Sales Manager and Sales Director.
  • To demonstrate a wide range of knowledge across our lists.
  • The ability to work under pressure, use initiative, and have close attention to detail.

Knowledge, skills, experience

  • Evidence of teamwork and hitting deadlines
  • Evidence of Excel and organisational skills
  • Some office experience in sales administration or bookselling/publishing experience (not essential)
  • We'd love it if you had a passion for reading.

The position will be 35 hours per week, Monday - Friday. This is a permanent, full time role, and will be based in our offices in Farringdon, London, with some flexibility to work from home each week.   


We welcome and encourage applications from candidates who are under-represented in the creative industries. This includes, but is not limited to Black, Asian and ethnically diverse candidates, disabled people, and individuals from lower socioeconomic backgrounds.

Please make sure that you state in your application that you found this role via Creative Access.

Years of experience

  • Entry

Salary range

  • £20,000 to £30,000 per year