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By Jennifer Hill, Leah Bird, Aimee Whittle


Sales Support Coordinator- Taylor and Francis

Closing Date: 16 August, 5pm

Salary: £23,000

Location: Abingdon (Remote work available)


Taylor and Francis are searching for a Sales Support Coordinator!


The ideal candidate will be supporting the UK & European Sales Support Manager, the Head of UK Sales, the European Sales Manager and the UK & European Sales Director with a wide range of tasks.


Tasks include running analysis and collating reports, preparing sales kits, organising and attending book fairs and producing flyers and information sheets.


You will also be creating and maintaining systems, sending monthly updates, booking meeting rooms, organising accommodation and processing requests of gratis copies of Sales copies and order forms.


You need to have experience of working in sales, be proficient in Microsoft Office and have knowledge of the Academic or Book Trade. You will also be positive, flexible, be able to take on a varied workload and have an interest in learning new software. You must be an excellent communicator, be able to build relationships, have excellent time management and organisational skills and be good at problem solving.


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Agents’ Assistant - A. M. Heath Literary Agents

Closing Date: 22 September, 5pm

Salary: £25,000

Location: London


Renowned London literary agency, A. M. Heath, is looking for an enthusiastic, hard-working and organised person to support three agents in their representation of authors and estates.


Your responsibilities will include reading and reporting on submissions, producing editorial notes on manuscripts and providing full administrative support. You will also be responsible for database and schedule management, author care and diary management.


The ideal candidate will be organised, resourceful, intuitive and have a great editorial eye. You will have strong writing and communication skills, a keen interest in books and read a wide range of genres.


For more information, click here


Marketing and Communications Officer- The Literary Consultancy

Closing Date: 20 September, 9am

Salary: £28,000 - £32,000 per annum pro-rata

Location: London (Position fully remote)


The Literary Consultancy (TLC) are looking for an experienced marketing and communications professional to work with them part-time.


You will be will developing and delivering a marketing and communications strategy for TLC as it moves into a new funding period, working closely with the Director and Writing Services team. You will work to amplify TLC’s visibility in the writing community and beyond, and think about how TLC can grow their audiences to reach an even greater number of writers through their services and programming.


You will have the opportunity to create content across digital assets, liaise with TLC’s public relations partners, create and distribute monthly email letters and much more.


The ideal candidate will have demonstrable marketing experience in an arts environment; experience of devising strategy as well as working on marketing and publicity campaigns for authors or literary products or services; excellent verbal and written communication skills, including digital content creation to spec and to deadlines; and a high level of competence with analysis, evaluation and reporting.


For more information and to apply, click here.


Traineeships/Internships


The Traineeship - HarperCollins

Closing Date: 27 September, 5pm

Salary: £24,250

Location: London (Flexible work and locations available)


Looking for your first or next step in publishing?


The Traineeship is now open!


The programme includes two spots for those from underrepresented ethnic backgrounds to begin in January 2022 and will get to spend twelve months in some of the main areas of publishing such as Editorial, Marketing, Publicity, Sales, Design, Digital and Audio, swapping on a rotational basis.


You’ll get to learn everything about HarperCollins, gain an insight into the publishing world and meet others who work in the publishing industry. You’ll also receive mentoring and coaching, work on projects and your career development, train on the job and more.


You don’t need to have a degree or any publishing experience to apply, all you need is a passion for books.


For more information on the traineeship, click here


The Early Careers Programme - HarperCollins

Closing Date: 27 September, 5pm

Salary: £24,250

Location: London (Flexible work and locations available)


The Early Careers Programme is now open for applicants!


If you’re looking to start a career in publishing then this programme is perfect for you. The programme includes two spots for trainees to start in January 2022 and will spend twelve months in some of the main areas of publishing such as Editorial, Marketing, Publicity, Sales, Design, Digital and Audio, swapping on a rotational basis.


You’ll get to learn everything about HarperCollins, gain an insight into the publishing world and meet others who work in the publishing industry. You’ll also receive mentoring and coaching, work on projects and your career development, train on the job and more.


You don’t need to have a degree or any publishing experience to apply, all you need is a passion for books.


For more information on the programme, click here


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