*Deadline now passed* Job vacancy: Sales Administrator

Liverpool University Press, an award-winning academic publisher, is looking for a new detail-oriented Sales Administrator (0.8FTE).

Reporting to both the Head of Sales & Marketing and Head of Subscriptions, the Sales Administrator will undertake the following duties:

  • Compile information about forthcoming books for the US market.
  • Oversee the maintenance of historic book information in our system and also the creation of ebook records for older titles.
  • Enable online access to e-books for subscribing customers.
  • Administrative tasks for Open Access publishing initiatives.
  • Oversee delivery of digital files for distribution to third-party vendors.
  • Upload covers to our titles management system and US distributor, checking LUP pages on distributor websites for missing book covers.
  • Assign ISBNs and series numbers, creating skeleton records on our titles management system.
  • Under supervision from the Trade Marketing Manager oversee the remaindering process for print books, contacting authors and remainders merchants as appropriate.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have experience of data inputting to a high standard of accuracy.
  • Demonstrate outstanding attention to detail.
  • Possess excellent administrative and organisational skills with the ability to prioritise tasks.
  • Show enthusiasm and the confidence to contribute to a lively and ambitious team.

We would welcome the opportunity to discuss the role with people from backgrounds under-represented in the publishing industry.

Further details

The salary is £16,000 (£20,000 pro-rated 0.8) plus bonus.

The role is part-time, working 4 days per week.

LUP operates on a hybrid office/work schedule with a set number of days in the office at 4 Cambridge Street, Liverpool, L69 7ZU.

Benefits include 24 days (30 pro-rated) holiday plus Bank Holidays and Christmas shutdown days.

Closing date: Friday 8th July

Interview date: Tuesday 19th July

To apply please email a CV and covering letter outlining your suitability for the role to Jennie Collinson, Head of Sales & Marketing, at


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