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Regional Sales Account Manager – East Anglia

Faber & Faber is an independent publishing house celebrating its 90th year in 2019  and is proud to be part of The Independent Alliance - a coalition of fifteen independent publishers who share a common vision of original, diverse publishing, editorial excellence, innovation in campaigns and commercial success.

An opportunity has arisen for a motivated and sales driven candidate to join an experienced team of sales professionals selling across all the Independent Alliance lists. Based in the East Anglia area the contract is for 2 days a week for 8 months starting as soon as possible.

The core responsibilities of the role will be to manage all the accounts on the area with targeted selling and strategic planning plus working with authors and bookshops to create a vibrant events scene. The focus will be to grow turnover with existing customers and seek out new opportunities.

The successful applicant will be an enthusiastic reader with excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a desire to succeed. They must also hold a full clean driving licence.

Please apply via email with a full CV and covering letter to the Recruiting Manager atAccountManager@faber.co.uk. The closing date for applications is Wednesday 23rd Jan.

Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are only able to get in touch directly with shortlisted candidates.

We welcome applications from any individual regardless of ethnic origin, gender, disability, religious belief, sexual orientation or age. All applications will be considered on merit.

Please note that all personal information which we process in connection with your application will be treated in accordance with our Data Protection Privacy Notice at https://faber.co.uk/data-protection-privacy and our Data Protection Policy at https://faber.co.uk/data-protection-policyPlease read our Data Protection Privacy Notice and Data Protection Policy before submitting your application.

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All entry level jobs are posted on the Faber website. We do not provide unpaid work experience. We do provide student placements as part of University Publishing MA courses, we also provide the occasional paid internship and we work with Creative Access in providing a training bursary.

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