ALLEN & UNWIN BOOK PUBLISHERS/Full-time

Sydney

Posted 9 Jan 2023

Closes 8 Feb 2023

Allen & Unwin is Australia’s largest independent book publisher. We publish bestselling authors such as Craig Silvey, Sally Rooney, Chris Hammer, Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff, Holly Black, Michael Connelly and Jodi Picoult among many others. We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated person with an interest in books and data, for the role of National Account Coordinator. This role is primarily responsible for administrative support for a range of national accounts across the retail landscape for booksellers and retailers with a national presence. As well as responsibility for B2B information dissemination, with exposure to many other parts of the business. 

Primary duties within this role:

  • Work closely with and provide administrative support for, our National Account Managers 
  • Liaise directly and develop relationships with equivalent stakeholders B2B
  • Facilitate the retailer submission creation process 
  • Work closely with our distribution partner, United Book Distributors
  • Prepare and distribute reporting to the business working with inhouse systems and Nielsen BookScan
  • Collate print run information and collaborate with our production and publishing departments

Who We’re Looking For:

This role is for someone who has an interest in books, reading, publishing, data and how books are sold. Someone who is keen to learn, is a quick study and approaches work with a can do mindset. We’ll teach you the rest.

Favoured Skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail with a customer service focus
  • An interest in data with a fondness for excel 
  • A sound understanding of Microsoft Office
  • The ability to prioritise and manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously
  • Be able to work well in a collaborative, team environment