Job title: Publishing Assistant
Company: Ransom Publishing Ltd
Location: Office Based, West Meon, Hampshire GU32 1JN
Salary: starting at £20K per annum
Is the role full time? Yes
Is the role permanent? Yes
Contact: Jenny Ertle, Managing Director [email protected]
Closing Date: 1st December

Job description

To assist the Managing Director and Marketing Manager in a variety of different roles within publishing, with the primary focus on sales and marketing. This will include direct marketing and customer service to UK schools and international schools, the selling of rights, working with overseas distributors, and general market research.

Key tasks in this role will be:

  • Customer and sales support to schools
  • Assisting in the maintenance of publishing systems including databases and bibliographic data for Ransom’s titles
  • Keeping online sales sites (ie Amazon) up to date with product information
  • Sending out AIs, price lists, samples, screen shots and other marketing items to distributors and customers
  • Management of the trade, export and rights customer database
  • Assisting with the implementation of the marketing plan
  • Assisting in the smooth running of the office including telephones and post and order processing at busy times
  • Possible editorial tasks

This role does not require specific publishing experience. Key skills and abilities required for this position include:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Copywriting and persuasive writing skills
  • An understanding of marketing and good customer service
  • Excellent organisational skills and a strong attention to detail.

Starting Date: January 2023