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Igloo Books - Publishing Operations Administrator

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Sywell
  • Hybrid
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Sywell
  • Hybrid

Job title: Publishing Operations Administrator

Reports to: Publishing Operations Team Leader
Location: Sywell, Northampton
Working pattern: Part time, 20 hours per week over 5 days with flexible home working up to three days per week

General Summary

Want to be part of an AMAZING story?

Due to business growth, we have a rare opportunity to join our Publishing Operations Team (POPs Team), who are the administrative hub of our Publishing Department.

To join us you will need to be a dynamic and agile administrator who will support our business processes, framework and structure, by maintaining quality control of data within our systems and ensuring adherence to our processes.

Key responsibilities


  • Set up titles on Biblio and manage them through the system
  • Control and progress title status through Biblio
  • Work to ensure all data is accurate
  • Undertaking ad-hoc data entry/cleansing tasks


  • Uphold current processes
  • Help with contract copies and samples
  • Raising Purchase Orders and processing Invoices
  • Supporting teams with standard processes
  • Producing MS excel reports

Sales Material Support:

  • Admin tasks to support processes and requests
  • Supporting and assisting the Sales Material Team

Work with great people

Shane Hegarty
Head of Operations
"From my earliest days in the company I have been encouraged and enabled to have an appreciable input into how, when and what gets done — which is a rare thing to obtain, or sustain, in any company."
Nick Stearn
Art Director
"My first impressions when I joined Bonnier Books UK were: "'Wow, this company is so different." It acts in a different way, it has energy, it's exciting."
Blanche Carballo
Audience Development Lead
"I’m glad to work with amazing people each day, and to know that my ideas are heard. It’s exciting to be part of a company that has ambition and wants to make an impact in everything it does."

Skills & Requirements

Qualifications and Experience

  • Excellent communicator both telephone and face to face
  • Experience showing accuracy and attention to detail
  • Proficient in using Microsoft word and Excel
  • Good organisational ability and timekeeping
  • Have experience with working independently and as a part of a team
  • Possess quality administrative experience

Great Place to Work

  • Competitive Salary

  • Working with a team of passionate, talented people

  • Internal learning and development programmes

  • Career Development opportunities

  • Fun social events

About the company

At Bonnier Books UK, we believe that every book matters. We love to publish stories and content that open our eyes to new perspectives and bring us closer together. We offer a nurturing home for our authors, illustrators and brand partners, publishing bestselling books for readers and listeners everywhere. We know that fantastic stories can come from anywhere and our purpose is to bring them to as wide an audience as possible, a simple ethos that has led to us becoming one of the country’s leading publishers.

The offspring of Bonnier Books, a family-owned top-15 world publisher headquartered in Sweden, we are inspired by a rich literary heritage but not bound by convention. We think in generations rather than quarters, and strive always to operate in an open, curious way that contributes to the future of the planet and its people. As a climate-neutral publisher we are an active participant in the Science Based Target initiative, committed to a strategy to limit global warming to 1.5 °C.

Hayley Hale | Contact Person

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