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The History Press is the UK’s largest specialist history publisher. We publish around 200 new titles a year on a wide range of subjects including local, military and transport history, general history and heritage.

Account Manager and Sales Support

The History Press is a growing, dynamic company, and this role is ideal for anyone looking to get involved in the publishing industry.

 The position of Account Manager and Sales Support is a key role in the business within the sales team. The role has responsibility for

* Building and maintaining relationships with current clients in the book trade

* Researching new leads and new business development

* Following up on inbound leads

* Email marketing to existing client base with new titles using email marketing software

* Contributing to publishing meetings to identify new titles

* Organising and taking part in trade events

The ideal candidate will have good communication skills, a good working knowledge of Excel, with 2 years experience in a sales or marketing environment or a recent graduate.

This role is based in our office in Stroud. The basic salary will be between £18,000 to £19,000 depending upon experience and carries a commission-based incentive.

Please email a brief CV and covering letter to:

Freelancing @ THP

We are currently seeking skilled individuals to add to our editorial freelance database. We are looking for copy editors, proofreaders and indexers, preferably with industry-standard qualifications or certification (SfEP members, for example), who enjoy working on varied projects from Queen Victoria to the DH.103 Hornet and have an outstanding eye for detail.

If you are interested in joining our wider freelance team, please send your CV through to

If we think you’re the right fit for out list, one of the in-house editors will be in touch. Unfortunately, due to volume of responses, we are unable to reply to unsuccessful candidates.