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Digital & Online Sales - Senior Executive /Manager

Salary: £37,650 - £43,114 (dependant on experience)

Reporting to: UK Commercial and Sales Director

Company and Role Overview

Usborne Publishing, the largest and most successful independent Children’s Publisher in the UK, has an exciting new opportunity for a Digital & Online Senior Sales Executive/Manager to join its UK Sales department. You’ll have experience of working with online retailers and will help support our continued online sales growth.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsibility for online sales strategy across print, eBook and audio
  • Manage the relationships with Amazon as well as Apple, Audible and our other online retailers.  
  • Managing Amazon account inventory levels and identifying issues as well as identifying opportunities for growth.
  • Drive and optimise sales revenue across frontlist and backlist titles, increase visibility for our authors and brands.
  • Run and analyse sales reports; communicating all pertinent account-specific information to the senior sales team and other departments where appropriate

Candidate Requirements

  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in an Online/Digital Sales Executive role, or similar.
  • Direct experience of working on the Amazon account whether in a sales or operational role.
  • Excellent knowledge  of Amazon Vendor Central.
  • You’ll need a strong interest in online commerce, marketing and pricing.
  • Knowledge of the Children’s Book Market is desirable – or an interest to work on Children’s books.
  • Have strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
  • Highly organized, with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks.
  • Strong analytical skills including the ability to create and run reports, analyse data, and communicate key findings/opportunities.
  • Good proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

This a brand new full-time permanent role which is based in our London head office in bustling Farringdon , however we are working from home until further notice.

  • We offer a range of benefits including:
  • 25 days paid holiday entitlement, rising with service to 30 days
  • Life assurance
  • Generous Pension Scheme
  • Paid Sabbatical Leave 
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Volunteer Days and Charity Donations
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Enhanced Parental Leave Policies
  • 50% Discount on Company Books 

We particularly encourage applications from black and ethnic minority candidates who are currently under-represented within Usborne Publishing at this level.

Please send your CV and covering letter via email to Arfana Islam,

Deadline for applications is Friday 28th August.


Only successful candidates will be contacted and we regret that no correspondence can be entered into. No agencies.

Digital & Online Sales - Senior Executive /Manager

Usborne Publishing, London
Full-time, Permanent
Children's Publishing, Publisher
Sales Manager, Management, Sales, Digital
Salary description: 
£37,650 - £43,114 (dependant on experience)