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Sales Support Assistant

Michael O’Mara Books is a leading independent publishing house well known for our list of quality autobiographies and biographies, innovative humour and non-fiction as well as highly commercial and award-winning children’s books published under the Buster Books imprint.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join us as a Sales Support Assistant. In this role you will assist the UK and Export Sales team with a wide range of administrative tasks, be the first point of contact for booksellers and sales reps and manage a selection of specialist house accounts.

Key Responsibilities

  • Day-to-day administration for the UK and Export Sales Team
  • Creating sales packs, dummies and presentations as required
  • Responding to general sales enquiries both internal and external
  • Liaising and updating the UK rep force on new publications and schedule changes
  • Compiling sales reports from Pub App, Extent and Nielsen
  • Organising event stock for author events and festivals
  • Organising catalogue and advance copy mailings to UK and Export customers
  • Creating and distributing a bi-monthly export email newsletter
  • Minute-taking for monthly title launch meetings 

Key attributes

  • A keen eye for detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good organisational skills with the ability to multi-task
  • A positive and tenacious attitude
  • Impressive administrative skills
  • Strong commercial awareness and excellent numerical skills
  • Knowledge of the publishing and bookselling industry
  • Experience with PowerPoint and Excel preferred and familiarity with Biblio and Nielsen welcome but not essential

The ideal candidate is meticulous and adaptable with experience in a bookselling environment. Previous publishing experience is preferred.


  • 20 days holiday a year rising by a day a year to 25 days pro rata plus 4 days Christmas company holiday
  • One volunteer day per annum
  • After 5 years here, you will be rewarded with an extra month’s salary
  • Season ticket loan
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Hybrid working pattern (Tuesday to Thursday in our Clapham office)

Please send a covering letter and CV to by Friday 15th September.