Job Description


Publishing Data Administrator

Company: Curious Universe
Location: BA1 5BG
Salary: Starting at £19,000 per annum
Job Requirements/Description

This role is immediately available and based in our head office in Bath.

At Curious Universe we pride ourselves on creating innovative and exciting products in the Arts and Crafts, Books, Stationery and Toys areas. This new role in our creative team, will be the perfect introduction to our creative and dynamic business.

You will be in a key support role to the Publishing Data & E-Commerce Manager, with a focus on in maintaining and implementing efficient operations within all areas of the product development and creation process. Additional duties will include administrative, analytical, organisational and operational support to the Publishing Director and Creative Director.

This varied and busy role provides the right candidate an excellent insight into how the creative process runs from start to finish. You’ll be working with dedicated and supportive colleagues across many teams to help ensure that all publishing data is kept accurate and visible for the entire company.

Main Responsibilities

  • Supporting the Publishing Data & E-Commerce Manager in the maintenance of our product database, including adding new titles, making relevant product or schedule changes and updating key information.
  • Assisting with the management of publishing metadata and ensuring all product information is correct and accurate for the rest of the business.
  • Allocating ISBN’s to new titles, uploading product metadata and supplying samples to key partners.
  • Assisting with analysis for key presentations, with a focus on data and statistics on products.
  • Helping to run and create various reports in Microsoft Excel to provide useful data analysis for other team members.
  • Providing support on the Curious Universe online sales website as needed
  • Providing a range of administrative support as needed within the creative team
  • Assisting with product enquiries

Skills & Experience

  • Computer literate with excellent Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Experience within an administrative role is preferred
  • Thorough and dedicated, with meticulous attention to detail
  • Highly organised and pro-active with a flexible approach
  • Confidence and a good communicator
  • Initiative, honesty and integrity
  • Positive can-do attitude within a fast-changing environment
Curious Universe

We are a one stop shop for great value and high quality books, stationery, gifts, arts, craft, jigsaws and puzzles.

Curious Universe is a Bath based UK company created as a result of an exciting collaboration between publishers Bookoli and Hinkler.

UK based publisher Bookoli, was founded in 2018 by husband and wife team John Styring and Briony Britten. Their passion for creating and selling great books built IglooBooks into one of the top 10 book publishers in the UK.

Australian based publisher Hinkler, have delighted children, adults and retailers since 1994 with their diverse range of books, toys, stationery and craft lines.

Together, we sell over 20 million products every year in 38 languages throughout 77 different countries. This unique venture brings together a wealth of experience and creativity from the opposite sides of the globe, producing exceptional, innovative and affordable products for everyone to enjoy.

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