Bounce is the UK’s leading specialist Children’s Sales Agency, representing a range of the best Children’s Publishers from the UK and beyond.
We are looking for a Sales Assistant to join our friendly and busy team based in Islington. The role will support our UK Sales Director and Online Sales Manager in selling to their key accounts, including Waterstones and Amazon. This position is interesting, varied and is a fantastic starting point for someone looking to start a career in Children’s Publishing sales. The ideal candidate will be passionate about children’s books and have some publishing or bookselling experience.
- Sales support for Key Accounts including Waterstones, WHSmith and Amazon
- Preparing Excel grids, sales kits, and PowerPoint presentations.
- Attending customer meetings, note-taking and follow-up.
- Attending sales conferences and internal publisher meetings.
- Processing orders and returns.
- Answering customer queries and mail outs.
- Sales experience and a high level of customer service.
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
- An enthusiastic team player with a ‘can-do’ attitude.
- Organised with an attention to detail.
- Ability to work under pressure and excellent time management.
- Proactive and able to use initiative.
- Proficient in using Excel and PowerPoint
- Ability to develop a strong rapport with booksellers and buyers alike
The position is based at our London office, but we support flexible working arrangements including some working from home as appropriate.
To apply please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by 3rd June 2022.