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Last updated: Tuesday 13 February, 2018
Inventory Assistant
£20,000 - £30,000
Central London (Clerkenwell)

About the Job

Inventory Assistant – Usborne Publishing, London
This is a new position within an award winning children’s publishing company, in the fast paced environment of Production.
Reporting directly to the Inventory & Database Manager, you’ll be providing them with key support primarily with the English Language reprint list, whilst offering co-printing opportunities to our other markets.
Using strong analytical skills you’ll be interpreting data from different sources and streamlining them into concise figures, acting on them where required.
You’ll be a confident communicator with an approachable nature, friendly and helpful and able to work as part of the Usborne team as a whole.
Key duties
Support the Inventory & Database Manager and work with other departments including UK Trade Sales & English Export.
Monitor Stock levels for the UK list and flag up reprints as necessary
Ensure all reprints are costed according to company processes
Co-ordinate reprints with other markets as required
Create stocklists on request to target reprint opportunities
Offer fast turnaround on time sensitive data
Experience / Skills
Some experience in a publishing environment would be advantageous
Proven administrative experience
Excellent attention to detail is essential
Proactive and able to work alone
Highly organised
Advanced Excel
Please address applications to or by post to
Inventory & Database Manager,
Usborne Publishing Limited,
83-85 Saffron Hill,
Application closes 03/03/18
Only successful applicants will be contacted.
About Usborne
Usborne Publishing is an independent, family business run by founder and MD Peter Usborne and his daughter Nicola Usborne; it was the largest specialist children's publisher in the UK in 2017. Usborne publishes over 300 beautiful, fascinating, innovative children's books each year, and has nearly 3000 titles in print in the UK. Usborne books are also published in over 100 languages around the world. Find out more at
Skills: Distribution, Operations, Project Management

Job information

Salary: £27,798 pa

Contact information

Contact name: Inventory & Database Manager

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