Sales Support Officer

London, United Kingdom

Quarto Publishing Group is a leading global publisher of award winning illustrated non-fiction adult and children's books.  We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and sales driven individual to join our UK team for this pivotal role within the department as Sales Support Officer. 

The Sales Support Officer will be responsible for the coordination and organisation of key internal sales events as well as the delivery of seasonal catalogues and all sales support material. The successful candidate for this position will be self-motivated with first class communication and administration skills as well as having highly developed skills for managing multiple projects simultaneously. 

Key responsibilities include:

Catalogues, Conferences and Presentations

  • Organising the design and production of seasonal catalogues; working with the publishers, sales team and external designers to ensure the biannual catalogue is delivered to a high standard on a tight deadline
  • Project managing the organisation of the biannual sales conferences and corresponding presentations, liaising with publishers in the US and the UK. You will need to be comfortable working with multiple stakeholders, internal and external, to organise an event for up to 100 people 

Trade Marketing/Sales Support Material 

  • Responsibility for managing the design and print of all sales support material, including BLADs, book proofs, presenters and sell-sheets
  • You will work closely with editorial teams to ensure delivery of files for printing, working to deadlines you will set with US and UK sales teams to ensure materials are available for key monthly meetings 

Trade Events and Shows

  • Organising and managing any trade events on an ad-hoc basis
  • Organising company attendance at various trade and consumer shows, including The Motor Show, Comic Con, Spring Fair. You will be responsible for booking stands, organising stock and furniture, and a rota of staff to attend and sell books 

Budget Tracking 

  • Keep a detailed record of keep record of Nielsen costs, catalogue and events costs 

+ Edelweiss

  • Training staff in Edelweiss
  • Becoming Edelweiss point of contact
  • Uploading catalogues/creating collections 

+ Amazon

  • Responsible for Amazon extra images 

+ Marketing material

  • Book depository/Book Etc website banners
  • Printed adverts for international sales
  • Biannual Bookseller Buyers Guide – submit info 


To apply, please send your CV and cover letter by 23 February 2018 to:

The successful candidate must possess the right to work in the UK. Quarto Publishing plc. is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and treatment, ensuring an inclusive and diverse environment.


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