Sales & Marketing Coordinator - Ingram Publisher Services, International

  • Deltic Ave, Bradwell Common, Milton Keynes MK13, UK
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES is one of the world’s largest and most reliable distribution networks, combined with a sales team of passionate book lovers and access to the industry’s leading e-book and print-on-demand technologies.For more information please visit https://www.ingramcontent.com/publishers/publisher-services

Job Description

Monday to Friday

37.5 hours per week, Permanent, Full time

London Office Based or Milton Keynes Office Based, with some remote/homeworking options

Job Summary:

  • Sales and marketing support to in-house sales departments and freelance sales representatives.
  • Working as part of a small team, this is a varied role which requires excellent organisational skills and a strong sense of initiative.
  • Providing sales and marketing support to the sales team for our sold publishers out of the IPS UK warehouse.
  • Marketing publisher titles into the U.K. trade

Essential Job Duties: 

 Sales

  • First point of contact for general sales queries from customers; sales teams and publishers
  • Supporting the internal sales team and external rep teams to maximise sales for sold clients out of the IPS UK warehouse
  • Process any orders quickly and effectively via the IPS UK warehouse
  • Overseeing the relationships with London independent bookshops
  • Source and building relationships with new and existing customers
  • Managing and updating the publication schedule across all our sold publishers, including communicating any changes to the wider sales team
  • Submitting monthly customer grids
  • Attending publisher meetings and providing publisher client support
  • Some general office administration

Marketing

  • Marketing support to in-house sales departments; publishers and freelance reps
  • Creating and developing marketing assets (AI’s; samplers)
  • Create marketing campaigns, through print and social media for our titles
  • Find and collate the specialist accounts to match our specialist genre publishers and create the marketing material to support these accounts
  • Manage the museum and exhibition calendar
  • Arrange account advance copy / sample mailings to customers and reps
  • Submit titles for trade seasonal promotions and catalogues
  • Manage the Co-op spend grid
  • Create sales presentations
  • Create and manage the distribution of our twice-yearly catalogue
  • Manage U.K. content for our sold publishers to our social media channels, alongside building social media and influencer relationships
  • Liaise with the wider International marketing team maximise all marketing opportunities
  • Attending and organising key U.K. conferences

Publicity Support

  • Provide publicity support to our publishers
  • Keep sales and marketing material up-to-date with publicity information
  • Liaise with booksellers/events to organise event stock 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Self-Motivated
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong sales focus – the key outcome of this plan is to drive volume
  • Good organisation and planning skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Able to multi-task effectively
  • Good time management skills
  • Initiative and self-motivation
  • Excellent IT skills with proficiency in Microsoft packages
  • Speed and accuracy
  • Confident telephone manner

Qualifications

Experience:

  • Passion and genuine interest in pursuing a career in the book/publishing industry

 Education:

  • Degree level desirable
  • A Level / College level education essential
  • GCSE English and Maths grade C or above essential

Essential Physical Demands:

  • Ability to sit at workstation for extended periods of time effectively using a personal computer
  • Ability to operate computer equipment, including keyboard and monitor, phone equipment and other necessary office equipment     
  • Occasional travel may be required.

Additional Information

Perks/Benefits:

  • Life Assurance
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Company Sick Pay Scheme
  • Free Hot drinks
  • Service Awards
  • Free parking at Milton Keynes office 

 

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