CAREERS AT PHAIDON

Freelance Project Managers and Freelance Project Editors, London

Phaidon is the premier global publisher of the creative arts with over 1,500 titles in print. We work with the world's most influential artists, chefs, writers and thinkers to produce innovative books on art, photography, design, architecture, fashion, food and travel, and illustrated books for children.

The London office is currently looking to refresh its freelance contact list and we would welcome enquiries from experienced Project Managers and Project Editors. Our books require first-class editing, proofreading, budget and schedule management, together with InDesign skills, a dedication to excellence and accuracy, and a talent for building excellent relationships with authors, colleagues and other freelancers. We are currently looking for people who are happy to work in-house at our canal-side offices as well as those who would prefer to work from home. Please include details of any specialist skills or experience you may have, together with the types of books on which you would prefer to work. There are several titles for which we are currently recruiting freelance project editors, including the management of a prestigious guidebook, for which work will begin in the next couple of months.

Please send a full CV and covering letter to Tracey Smith, Editorial Director, Phaidon Press Limited, Regent's Wharf, All Saints Street, London N1 9PA, email tsmith@phaidon.com

Work experience on the Wallpaper* City Guides photography and editorial desks

Wallpaper* City Guides often require students and graduates with language skills to help work on both the editorial and photography desks. For editorial, you should have an interest in travel journalism, architecture, design and art, be fastidious about fact-checking and be happy to contact PRs and various venues throughout the world. On the picture desk, some experience or an interest in photography is key as is the ability to source images and research for upcoming guidebooks. An understanding of the City Guides is imperative.

We currently require those with fluency in Japanese, Russian or Portuguese.

Applicants should send a CV along with a short cover letter to rmoldenhauer@phaidon.com specifying language skills and your interest in either editorial or photography desk.

Account Manager Italy

Phaidon is the premier global publisher of the creative arts with over 1,500 titles in print. We work with the world's most influential artists, chefs, writers and thinkers to produce innovative books on art, photography, design, architecture, fashion, food and travel, and illustrated books for children. Phaidon is predominantly based in London and New York City, with additional offices in Berlin, Paris and Barcelona.

To strengthen our sales team, we are currently looking for an Account Manager (Italy) who will be responsible for selling our products to existing and new customers in Italy and supporting our Sales Departments in Italy and Germany. The role is based in the Berlin office and will involve regular travel to Italy.

Responsibilities: Sales
  • Selling new and existing products to existing customers in Italy
  • Generating new business
  • Setting up sales promotions and developing trade marketing initiatives
  • Execute the sales strategy to exceed targets
  • Participate at events, fairs and other activities
  • Review and approve purchase orders

  • Responsibilities: Support
  • Sales, Distribution and Admin support for Italy and Germany
  • Stock management (work with our supply chain team in the UK)
  • Database management
  • Provide timely and accurate feedback on: product and customers, sales forecasting figures, visit reports and travel plans

  • Experience & Skills
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal, in Italian and English or German
  • Proven successful sales experience, preferably in the book industry
  • Interested in or passionate about Phaidon books
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Initiative and entrepreneurial skills
  • Excellent organisational and numerical skills
  • Willingness to travel and work flexible hours
  • Able to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • To enjoy networking and meeting new people
  • To apply, please send your CV and covering letter for the attention of Nadja Hempel, Sales Manager Germany & Italy, at nhempel@phaidon.com by Monday 8th June 2016.

     

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