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Last updated: Friday 05 May, 2017
Sales Executive (maternity cover)

About the Job

SALES EXECUTIVE (8 Month Maternity Cover), OXFORD
(Non-Consumer Adult Special Interest Division)
The opportunity
Bloomsbury is a leading international publishing house with sales offices in London, Oxford,
New York, Sydney and New Delhi. We are looking for a full-time Sales Executive to work in our busy sales department. This is a temporary contract for an initial period of 8 months to provide maternity cover.
This is a pivotal role suitable for someone with previous sales experience, preferably in a publishing environment. First-rate communication skills and bags of enthusiasm are also a pre-requisite.
The role
Management of a number of allocated specialist accounts
Selling and Promoting new titles and backlist to established and potential new customers
Researching and finding new sales opportunities
Processing orders and dealing with customer queries relating to deliveries, invoices, credit notes
Mailing books samples, catalogues and other sales material
Provide sales support for the Sales Directors as required.
Skills, knowledge, experience
Excellent sales skills.
Ability to work to deadlines and to meet sales targets.
Good IT skills, particularly excel.
A professional manner and an ability to communicate effectively with a wide range external clients and internal stakeholders.
The ability to prioritise a demanding workload.
A self-motivated approach and the ability to work well both individually and as part of a team.

This is a temporary role - full time hours, based at the Bloomsbury Publishing office at: Kemp House, Chawley Park, Cumnor Hill, Oxford, OX2 9PH, UK.

To apply, please send a CV, covering letter, including current salary details to - HR Manager.

The closing date for this role is Wednesday 24th May 2017.
First interviews are scheduled for 5th and 6th or June 2017.
Skills: Customer Service, Distribution, Project Management, Sales

Job information

Duration: 8 months

Contact information

Contact name: Diane Hobbs
Telephone: 01865 727022

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