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Part-Time Office and Sales Administrator, based in Chesham, Bucks

We are seeking a part-time Office and Sales Administrator. This wide-ranging role incorporates a number of administrative tasks, including responding to customer queries on our website and by phone, monitoring sales of our books and communicating with retailers and sales agents around the world, as well as maintaining sales and advertising spreadsheets and online submissions form.

The successful candidate will be confident, energetic and superbly organised, with a keen eye for detail and the ability to prioritise, problem-solve and multi-task. Excellent communication skills and proficiency in Excel are essential. Familiarity with Woo Commerce (or other online retail platforms) and experience of publishing would be an advantage (but is not essential).

This is a terrific opportunity for a hard worker with an interest in travel to join a friendly, independent publisher. We envisage the job will require 2-3 hours per day (10-15 per week) although there is some flexibility around this. It will be mainly based at Bradt’s office in Chesham but may involve some home working. The salary will be £21–23k per annum (pro rata) according to experience.

Applicants should email a CV and covering letter to the following two email addresses: AND

The closing date is 6th June 2022.

Freelance editors and proofreaders

Do you have a love for spelling and grammar and a meticulous eye for detail?

Our publication list for 2022 and 2023 is growing, so we’re looking for experienced freelance editors and proofreaders to join our network and help with a number of projects over the next 12 months and beyond.

If you’re interested, please send your CV and covering letter to

Work experience

We offer work experience opportunities for students and recent graduates, usually as a four-week placement in our editorial and sales/marketing departments. Tasks are likely to be administrative as well as hands-on book work – you may get a chance to write the blurb for our new titles or help prepare an electronic version of our printed books. You’ll certainly be involved with our website and help with our social media presence. We also offer design work placements alongside our in house designer. 

Please contact us if this is of interest to you via with ‘Work experience’ as the subject line, although please note that we are only able to take applications from people with the right to work in the UK.