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Sales Administrator UK Sales

Pan Macmillan UK is one of the largest general book publishers in the UK, with imprints including Macmillan, Mantle, Pan, Picador, Bluebird, Bello, Macmillan Children’s Books and Macmillan Digital Audio. Pan Macmillan is part of the worldwide Macmillan Publishing Group.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our friendly, busy Supermarkets & Specials sales team as a sales administrator supporting 4 Sales Managers and a Sales Director across a range of major UK accounts.

You will have a range of responsibilities including managing retailer submission grids, liaising with our distributors, managing some event and author orders, compiling sales presentations. We work across all of our lists covering both adults and children’s sales for each account.

Some experience in sales administration and publishing/bookselling would be a plus, and you must have a passion for reading.

The key tasks of the role will include but are not limited to the following:

  • To manage submission grids, sales materials & presentations, follow orders through to delivery

  • To work closely with Sales Managers and Sales Director

  • To work quickly and accurately; you must actively enjoy detail and organisation

  • The ability to work under pressure, use initiative, enjoy the work

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Office experience; bookselling or publishing experience a plus but not required

  • Evidence of team work and hitting deadlines

  • Evidence of strong Excel and organizational skills

  • This role will be based in our offices in King’s Cross, London.

To apply, please submit your named CV and named covering letter confirming your current salary and notice period, quoting reference PAN/060/18 via email to

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Closing date: 30th September 2018

All applicants must be able to demonstrate the right to live and work in the UK in order to be considered for the vacancy.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position.

Sales Administrator UK Sales

Pan Macmillan, London
Full-time, Permanent
Professional, Publisher
Administration, Book Services, Sales