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Hachette Australia is the second largest publisher in Australia and part of the Hachette Livre Publishing group.

Just as our authors are important to us so is our staff. We aim for a non-corporate environment, which is an enjoyable place to work each day. We go to great lengths to look after our employees, and to give our authors the best publishing experience in the industry.

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Working at Hachette Australia not only comes with competitive salaries, and an industry leading bonus plan, other benefits include; summertime working hours, paid parental leave schemes, and training opportunities.

If you are enthusiastic about publishing, hardworking, and looking for a great place to work, then you will enjoy being on our team.

AVAILABLE POSITIONS:

PRODUCT EXECUTIVE: LITTLE, BROWN

Hachette Australia is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated person with a clear understanding and interest in product management to oversee the Little, Brown UK list.

Reporting to the Head of Product – this role will be responsible for bringing incredible authors to market including JK Rowling, Nora Roberts, David Sedaris, Donna Tartt (amongst many, many others!) as well as current Pulitzer and National Book Award winners.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Managing and maintaining the integrity of all data pertaining to Little, Brown UK titles
  • Inventory management including frontlist and backlist buying, pricing and scheduling
  • Identifying and championing key titles in company meetings and conferences
  • Overseeing the production of sales ekits and order forms
  • Liaising with a wide-range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Achieving annual budget outcomes
  • Effectively communicating title strategy and priorities with internal and external contacts

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

  • Able to prioritise and manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Able to work well in a collaborative and busy team environment
  • Strong financial and commercial understanding
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office – particularly Excel
  • Knowledge of Biblio and Vista information systems are an advantage

A passion for publishing, stock management and an active interest in ideas and culture in general are all prerequisites.

Resumes should be submitted to careers@hachette.com.au and include a cover letter explaining how you suit the requirements of this position.

Applications for this position close at COB on Friday 1st February 2019.

 

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