Sales Executive (Oxford) - maternity cover
Posted on: Monday 07 August, 2017
SALES EXECUTIVE (Maternity Cover), OXFORD
(Non-Consumer Adult Special Interest Division)
Bloomsbury is a leading international publishing house with sales offices in London, Oxford,
New York, Sydney and New Delhi. We are looking for a full-time Sales Executive to work in our busy sales department. This is a temporary contract for an initial period of 6-7 months to provide maternity cover.
This is a pivotal role suitable for someone with previous sales experience, preferably in a publishing environment. First-rate communication skills and bags of enthusiasm are also a pre-requisite.
•Management of a number of allocated specialist accounts
•Selling and Promoting new titles and backlist to established and potential new customers
•Researching and finding new sales opportunities
•Processing orders and dealing with customer queries relating to deliveries, invoices, credit notes
•Mailing books samples, catalogues and other sales material
•Provide sales support for the Sales Directors as required.
Skills, knowledge, experience
•Excellent sales skills
•Ability to work to deadlines and to meet sales targets
•Good IT skills and experience with databases
•A professional manner and an ability to communicate effectively with a wide range external clients and internal stakeholders
•The ability to prioritise a demanding workload
•A self-motivated approach and the ability to work well both individually and as part of a team
To apply, please send a CV, with a covering letter outlining how you meet our requirements for this role and your salary expectations to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note in the subject line: ‘Sales Executive – Bloomsbury Oxford 2308.’
First interviews are scheduled for 30th and 31st August 2017.