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Sales Executive - SPCK Publishing - London SW1P 

We are an award-winning Christian Publisher which produces a range of books from childrens stories to academic titles, and we are expanding our in-house sales team.

The successful applicant will be contacting UK and export accounts by phone and email to get orders for new and existing titles across a range of publishing lists.

  • You will respond to customer queries and liaising with stock-holding warehouse as appropriate.
  • You will work as a member of a wider office and field based sales team in conjunction with marketing and publicity colleagues to maximise sales reach.
  • You will monitor trends and prepare reports of sales information by title and by customer/region in order to analyse weaknesses and discover opportunities.
  • You will also from time to time help to organise, action, facilitate (and attend where necessary) exhibitions, conferences, events and festivals in order to increase our customer base and maximise sales.

You will be literate and numerate - able to communicate with all sorts of people over a range of channels and methods and proficiency with excel and persuasive writing skills are essential to the role. Ideally you will have around 2 years experience in a customer facing role in a publishing environment, but just as important is an enthusiastic personality and a willingness to learn and adapt to the changing retail landscape.

Applications should be made in writing to jobs@spck.org.uk for the attention of the Commercial Director and should include your CV and a one page cover letter about yourself and your suitability for the role.

Only candidates who are called to interview will be contacted, and early applications will be prioritised.

We offer a competitive salary (£24,000.00 /year) and other benefits, and the role is based at our central London office. This is a Full-time role.



Sales Assistant - SPCK Publishing - London SW1P 

We are an award-winning Christian Publisher which produces a range of books from childrens stories to academic titles, and we are expanding our in-house sales team.

The successful applicant will be contacting UK and export accounts by phone and email to get orders for new and existing titles across a range of publishing lists.

  • You will respond to customer queries and liaising with stock-holding warehouse as appropriate.
  • You will work as a member of a wider office and field based sales team in conjunction with marketing and publicity colleagues to maximise sales reach.
  • You will monitor trends and prepare reports of sales information by title and by customer/region in order to analyse weaknesses and discover opportunities.
  • You will also from time to time help to organise, action, facilitate (and attend where necessary) exhibitions, conferences, events and festivals in order to increase our customer base and maximise sales.

You will be literate and numerate - able to communicate with all sorts of people over a range of channels and methods and proficiency with excel and persuasive writing skills are essential to the role. Ideally you will have had a customer facing role in work experience or part-time job or a publishing internship but just as important is enthusiasm and a willingness to learn.

Applications should be made in writing to jobs@spck.org.uk for the attention of the Commercial Director and should include your CV and a one page cover letter about yourself and your suitability for the role.

Only candidates who are called to interview will be contacted, and early applications will be prioritised.

We offer a competitive salary (£18,000.00 /year) and other benefits, and the role is based at our central London office. This is a Full-time role.


Publishing Internship | Fundraising Internship

Are you looking to get into the publishing industry?

At Inter-Varsity Press we offer a short-term publishing internship which can be tailored to you.

Whether you are looking for experience in the editorial department, production, marketing or our charitable programmes, Inter-Varsity Press invites expressions of interest from recent graduates, students and others who would like to gain valuable interest in the Publishing Industry, and those interested by our blend of charitable and commercial activity.

If you’re interested in a short-term internship, contact us here.