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Sales Executive - Children's Books
Harper Collins
2.7km | , UK
role reference:  wyw_#00049
Location
2.7km | , UK
Salary
Annual
£25,000
Contract Full-time
Industry Publishing
Hours 37.5 - 37.5 Hours
  • Sales
  • Sales Process
  • Account Management
  • Teamwork
  • Organisational Skills
  • Communication
  • CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP
Description:

An exciting opportunity to join the fast-paced HarperCollins UK Children’s sales team, which will involve managing accounts directly, plus providing assistance to Group sales functions as well as the busy UK Trade Sales & International teams.

The role will require a high level of organisation and detail, as well as an ability to rapidly acquire a high level of competency on company systems and use of Microsoft Office applications.  Most of all we’re looking for personable, bright candidate who can learn quickly and use their own initiative. The ideal candidate will ideally have a junior level of account management experience, or customer service experience as well as a love of children’s books, excellent communication skills and be able to think creatively and bring new ideas.

The role offers solid experience, including looking after some accounts directly. As well as being heavily customer-facing, the role will work across authors and brands from across the most exciting, bestselling authors and brands in the market, including David Walliams, Judith Kerr, David Baddiel & Paddington Bear.

Core responsibilities

  • Assisting Children’s Sales Director
  • Management of Key Accounts

  • Internal champion across brands and accounts to key stakeholders

  • Create internal and external PowerPoint, presentations, and Excel reports

  • Answer internal and customer queries quickly and effectively

  • Assist with author signings and signed stock

  • Liaise with the Field Sales team, Divisional Sales teams, Marketing, PR, Distribution and Editorial, Commercial Finance

  • Raise any required marketing PO’s

Skills & Experience

  • Organised, efficient and takes initiative
  • Professional, reliable, able to work quickly under pressure and use own initiative

  • Effective team player

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Keen interest in sales, and Children’s books

  • Outstanding communication

  • Experience in Sales, Administration or Customer Service desirable

Key skills:
  • Sales
  • Sales Process
  • Account Management
  • Teamwork
  • Organisational Skills
  • Communication
  • CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP
Annual
£25,000

CONTRACT

INDUSTRY

Role Type

37.5 - 37.5 Hours
Flexibility:
Working Patterns
Part-time
Flexi-Time
Compressed Hours
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Workload
Job Share
Flexibility:
Workplace
Hybrid Working (Office / Home)
Work From Home (WFH)
Office Working
Flexibility:
Life event
Shared Parental Leave
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