Internal Sales/Business Development Manager

Internal Sales/Business Development Manager


Cotswold Outdoor, Waterstones, Amazon and Stanfords are among our major accounts and with over 1,000 trade accounts and 30 new titles every month the INTERNAL SALES/BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT person will join our small team and ensure the right customers get the right titles. To do this you’ll need to be thoroughly organised, persistent and enthusiastic, and comfortable working with both data and people.

Location: Hinckley
Contract: Fixed Term
Duration: Full Time
Salary: £20,000+


  • Maintaining and developing existing customer relationships via phone, email and meetings.
  • Update repping agency with new titles and book publicity.
  • Trade marketing
  • Updating e-tailers with product information and electronic data.
  • Selling new titles to existing customers with a particular focus on the independent book trade.
  • Upkeep of bibliographic data
  • Accountability to Directors for sales results
  • Preparation of sales and marketing action plans in conjunction with company Director/s.



With natural enthusiasm and an aptitude for developing customer relationships, the ideal INTERNAL SALES/BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT person will have the following skills and experience:

  • A proven record in sales
  • A professional manner and a flair for developing customer based relationships
  • Ability to interpret sales data from our customer database.
  • Accurate database management
  • Word and Excel proficiency

In addition, the successful person will;

  • Be driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook, and a clear focus on customer service and business profit.
  • Be a natural forward planner who critically assesses own performance.
  • Have an interest in outdoor activities is advantageous but not essential.
  • Have a history within the book trade/gift sector would also be an advantage.

How to apply

Email a CV and a covering letter/email to