We are looking for a full time Head of International Sales to directly oversee sales of a mixed portfolio of books into territories including Australia, New Zealand, India, Singapore, South Africa and the US, as well as managing the relationship with third party sales teams in the Open Markets.
The successful candidate will report to the Sales Director and will have overall responsibility for achieving budget & maximising sales of titles in all international markets. They will play an active role in setting the sales strategy for individual titles and need to feel comfortable communicating this internally, as well as collaborating with other departments to ensure material, schedules & formats match international requirements.
This is an exciting opportunity to further a sales career as part of a friendly and dynamic sales team. Experience selling internationally is required, while possessing initiative, strong communication skills and the ability to multi-task are the key attributes for the role.
Atlantic incorporates Atlantic Books, Corvus, Allen & Unwin and Grove Press lists, and together they publish a broad range of literary & commercial fiction and non-fiction while Murdoch Books specialize in food & drink and lifestyle publishing, as well as a small children’s list. Both are members of the Independent Alliance of publishers.
We operate core hours of 10am-4pm, with currently a minimum of two days a week in the office. Flexible working around these parameters can be discussed in the interview process.
Benefits to working at Atlantic include the following: a minimum of 23 days’ holiday per year excluding bank holidays, rising to 25 after two years; two volunteer days a year; cycle to work scheme; free eye tests and flu vaccinations; generous pension scheme; the option to apply for private health insurance; mentoring and network opportunities within the Independent Alliance.
We offer equal opportunities regardless of gender, race, faith, socio-economic background, age, disability, sexual orientation and national origin, and by doing so, aim to reflect the world around us. Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments during the interview process.
More information available on request. Please email your CV and a covering letter to DaveWoodhouse@atlantic-books.co.uk
Closing Date: Friday 9th June
Salary: £45,000 min dependent on experience
Location: 26-27 Boswell Street, London WC1N 3JZ