International Sales Manager

International Sales Manager (Southern Europe & Scandinavia)


International Sales


Pan Macmillan UK is one of the largest general book publishers in the UK and is part of the worldwide Macmillan Publishing Group, which operates in over 70 countries. We have recently been awarded Publisher of the Year for the second time in three years.

The International Sales team represents not only our own major brands (including Pan, Macmillan, Picador, Macmillan Children’s Books, Bluebird, Collector’s Library and Kingfisher), but those of our sister company, Macmillan USA (including St Martin’s Press, Tor, Griffin, Henry Holt, Flat Iron, Farrar Straus and Giroux), and of our carefully selected agency lists.

We are looking for an ambitious, highly motivated and passionate sales manager to maintain and develop our existing customer base in Southern Europe and Scandinavia.  The role reports into the International Sales Director, Open Markets and is responsible for planning the sales strategy of our entire portfolio of house and agency imprints within the region, in print, digital and audio.

The successful candidate will be highly organised and possess excellent negotiation and presentation skills. Previous sales experience is desirable as well as a demonstrable appetite for the commercial aspects of publishing.

This is an amazing opportunity to join a fantastic team at one of the fastest growing and most exciting trade publishers in the UK.

The position is based at our offices in King’s Cross, London and will involve frequent travel to the sales territory, as well as to international trade fairs. 

To apply, please submit your named CV and named covering letter confirming your current salary and notice period, quoting reference PAN/031/18 via email to [email protected]

Closing date: 26th May 2018

All applicants must be able to demonstrate the right to live and work in the UK in order to be considered for the vacancy.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position.