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By Tasneem Hafiz


Junior Designer/Designer (1 year FTC), Summersdale

Closing Date: 20 October 2022

Salary: £22,000–£26,000, dependent on experience

Location: Chichester


A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join Summersdale and their collaborative team as a Junior Designer/Designer.

Your primary responsibility will be facilitating the design and production of a set number of Summersdale titles. Other responsibilities of this role include: assisting with and creating designs for book covers, internal pages and sales and publicity materials, typesetting sample pages, implementing editorial corrections, processing digital artwork and photographs for print, prioritising project workloads alongside other departments and freelance designers and preparing and supplying briefs.


The successful candidate will require the essential skills of being proficient in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign and Acrobat and being familiar with Microsoft Office.


Additionally, you will need to demonstrate good organisation skills with the ability to prioritise and work under pressure within tight deadlines. You must have a flexible proactive approach with excellent time management skills and be a strong communicator. You will also have a passion for design, cover and layout design and typography – adapting your design skills alongside the role.


Ideally, you will have design experience, particularly in publishing, but Summersdale may consider a talented graduate, willing and able to learn quickly. The role is based in their offices in Chichester for a period of twelve months. For more information and to apply, please click here.


Primary Sales Consultant, Hodder Education

Closing Date: 17 October 2022

Salary: £23,500–£25,000 pro rata, dependent on experience

Location: South East England and South London


Are you interested in Sales? You could join Hodder Education as a Primary Sales Consultant where you will be surrounded by experienced educational sales consultants.


This role will involve managing primary school and MAT accounts in a given area with the aim of growing turnover with existing customers and seeking out new opportunities, focusing on customer acquisition for new adoptions of “Reading Planet” – their key literacy programme.


The successful candidate will be passionate about education and sales and will be target-driven and adaptable. Hodder Education Group is looking for someone with experience in working in a customer-centric business/environment, where gaining and retaining customers and increasing revenue have been part of your remit. The role is working term-time only and based in South London/South East. For more information and to apply, please click here.


Sales Operations Executive, France, Belgium & Luxembourg, Paperblanks

Closing Date: 18 October 2022

Salary: €28,000–€32,000, dependent on experience

Location: Dublin, Republic of Ireland


An opportunity has arisen to join Paperblanks as a Sales Operations Executive for their customers based in France, Belgium and Luxembourg.


This role will involve various responsibilities such as: providing a high level of customer service to their European customers and sales team, managing client orders, checking and processing data, updating customer records in database and files, solving customer queries, resolving customer issues to satisfactory conclusions, dealing with logistics, checking stock levels and product availability, compiling ad-hoc reports and liaising with and supporting the sales team.


Fluently speaking French is essential but knowing any other language is an advantage. The successful candidate will also be highly motivated and enthusiastic, have excellent communication skills, have a proactive attitude to work, be a team player and have the ability to multi-task and problem solve.


The role will be based at their Dublin office on a hybrid working pattern of 3 days office-based / 2 days home-based. For more information and to apply, click here.


Sales Operations Executive, Germany, Austria & Netherlands, Paperblanks

Closing Date: 18 October 2022

Salary: €28,000–€32,000, dependent on experience

Location: Dublin, Republic of Ireland


An opportunity has arisen to join Paperblanks as a Sales Operations Executive for their customers based in Germany, Austria and Netherlands.


This role will involve various responsibilities such as: providing a high level of customer service to their European customers and sales team, managing client orders, checking and processing data, updating customer records in database and files, solving customer queries, resolving customer issues to satisfactory conclusions, dealing with logistics, checking stock levels and product availability, compiling ad-hoc reports and liaising with and supporting the sales team.


Fluently speaking German is essential but knowing any other language is an advantage. The successful candidate will also be highly motivated and enthusiastic, have excellent communication skills, have a proactive attitude to work, be a team player and have the ability to multi-task and problem solve. The role will be based at their Dublin office. For more information and to apply, click here.

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