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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:

EXPORT SALES ASSISTANT - LONDON

Little, Brown Book Group and Orion Publishing Group

Little, Brown Book Group and Orion Publishing Group are looking for a highly organised and self-motivated Export Sales Assistant. This is an exciting opportunity working across two of the UK’s largest book publishers at Carmelite House, based near Blackfriars, London.  

The Export Sales Assistant will provide key administrative support to the Head of Export. You will also be a key point of contact for our offices in Australia and New Zealand working with them in a friendly and efficient manner.

We are looking for someone with some experience of publishing or similar experience in an office or customer-focussed environment (this is desirable but not essential). You will be highly organised, have exceptional attention to detail, the ability to work under pressure and multi-task and meet tight deadlines. You will have confident presentation skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as proven experience in delivering excellent customer service whilst successfully working within a team.

The successful candidate will be keen to learn new skills as well as have a willingness to go the extra mile to ensure tasks are completed and ensure an excellent customer service is provided.  

Salary is £23,000 per annum

To apply, please email your CV, covering letter and salary details to: recruitment@hachette.co.uk  Alternatively, hard copies can be sent to: HR Department, Carmelite House, 50 Victoria Embankment, London, EC4Y 0DZ

Closing date: Friday 1st June 2018

Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are only able to get in touch directly with shortlisted candidates. If you are shortlisted and need us to make any adjustments to help you attend for interview, please do let us know.

PRODUCT COORDINATOR

In this newly created role, we are looking for a Coordinator to assist our busy international product team. Candidates will need to be highly organised, deadline driven and able to manage multiple projects with an unwavering eye for detail. And of course – you must love reading!

If you’re interested in working in our great Sydney CBD location and being the first to hear and read the biggest and best books in the world, then please submit your cover letter and resume to careers@hachette.com.au.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain the integrity of our title databases
  • Manage our promotional calendars, templates and sales support documentation
  • Produce sales kits, order forms and create compelling presentations
  • Communicate with internal, external and international contacts
  • Organise and prepare for product meetings
  • Administrative support to the Product team


CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

  • A dynamic, self-motivated and highly-organised individual with a willingness to learn about the publishing industry
  • Ability to work confidently on multiple projects and meet strict deadlines
  • Ability to work fast and problem solve
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Fanatical about grammar, detail and data
  • Publishing or bookselling experience is favourable, but not essential
  • Demonstrated skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

Applications close COB June 8th.

INTERNATIONAL SALES MANAGER

- BASED IN DUBAI

The Hachette Group of publishers, with headquarters in Paris, London and New York and offices throughout the world, is home to some of the world’s best-loved authors, from JK Rowling to James Patterson, from Ella Woodward to Sir Alex Ferguson and from Cressida Cowell to David Sedaris and publishing brands including John Murray, Little, Brown, Virago and Rainbow Magic.

Hachette UK is recruiting for an International Sales Manager to cover the Middle East and North Africa, based in our office in Dubai.  Reporting to the regional Head of Sales in London, and managing another locally-based employee, you will drive all sales and marketing activities in the region on behalf of Hachette UK and Hachette Book Group (US) plus clients including HMH, Chronicle, Marvel and Disney through our bookshop and distribution partners. 

The successful candidate will be a graduate with a strong track record in managing sales budgets, developing business and growing revenues in a publishing or book sales environment, and an ability to promote effectively a wide range of titles across all consumer publishing sectors.  Experience of non-trade channels (for example gift and educational sales) would be an advantage.  He or she will be resilient, self-reliant and able to travel extensively, including to head offices and international book fairs. 

The position offers an exciting opportunity to live and work in Dubai, one of the world’s fastest developing and most diverse cities with frequent travel around a fascinating region. As a UAE resident, the salary is tax-free and Hachette offers a competitive range of benefits as appropriate to an expat role.

Applications by: 27th April 2018

Applications to: Ella.Bennett@hachette.co.uk

 

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