Sales and Marketing Assistant
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Sara (aged 22) works for Constable & Robinson book publishers as a sales and marketing assistant. She makes sure the sales reps have appropriate information and sales kits when they go into book shops and supermarkets. This can involve making up dummies for book titles that are not yet in print and she enjoys the creative input this involves. She talks about aspects of marketing including e-books and pricing, and explains how the importance of knowing a title thoroughly in order to make decisions about pricing. She points out that it is not a well paid industry but it is a fun working environment and she enjoys meeting authors at book launches. M160