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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.


Full Time Fundraising Assistant, SPCK, London

It’s a great time to join SPCK. We’re the UK’s leading Christian publisher and mission agency. We won the IPG Specialist Consumer Publisher of the Year award in both 2017 and 2018. We are vibrant, energetic and growing, with a happy, motivated team working in a comfortable office at the leafy end of Westminster.

We have a vision of a world where everyone can be transformed by Christian knowledge. Our award-winning CEO, Sam Richardson, has big plans for expanding our mission programmes in schools, prisons and churches, so we’re looking to recruit a bright, energetic, enthusiast to join our team so we can make it happen.

We are a small and close-knit fundraising team, so you will make a really make a big difference and learn a lot about different aspects of fundraising and charity work, including helping run prestigious events in high-profile places. You will work alongside our Fundraising Assistant and report to our Partnerships Director, Primavera Quantrill, an experienced trainer and mentor, so this is a really good opportunity for personal development. If you would like to know more about this job and what it involves, please do contact Primavera directly by email pquantrill@spck.org.uk.

Applications should be sent to jobs@spck.org.uk

  • Are you a team player?
  • Are you super-organised?
  • Do you have first-rate communication skills and impeccable written English?
  • Do you enjoy research and writing?
  • Are you sympathetic to our aims as a Christian organisation?
  • Do you want to make a difference in the world?
It would be great if you already had some fundraising or research experience, but it’s not essential – attitude and aptitude are more important than experience in this role.

We offer a competitive salary (£19-22k) and other benefits, and the role is based at our central London office. Closing date for all applications is 11pm, Friday 7 September. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Early applications will be prioritised. Please apply in writing with a covering letter and copy of your CV to Primavera Quantrill, Partnerships Director, at jobs@spck.org.uk.


Publishing Internship | Fundraising Internship

Are you looking to get into the publishing industry?

At SPCK Publishing 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, SPCK Publishing 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.