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Inventory Coordinator


Cammeray, NSW, AU, 2000


Simon & Schuster is a global leader in general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for readers of all ages, and in all printed, digital and audio formats. Its distinguished roster of authors includes many of the world’s most popular and widely recognized writers, and winners of the most prestigious literary honors and awards.


It is home to numerous well-known imprints and divisions such as Simon & Schuster, Scribner, Atria Books, Gallery Books, Pocket Books, Adams Media, Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing and Simon & Schuster Audio and international companies in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom, and proudly brings the works of its authors to readers in more than 200 countries and territories. 


Who are Simon & Schuster Australia?


In Australia, we publish both local and international books that make an impact on the bestseller lists and our cultural landscape. We are dedicated to bringing an extensive range of titles for adults and children, in all genres and all formats, into the hands of readers.
Our passion, agility and commitment to our authors and books made us the fastest growing publisher last year and we have continued plans for growth in the future. 


We are an equal opportunity employer offering flexible working arrangements, competitive salaries, additional superannuation, a large suite of benefits including paid parental leave, financial planning and superannuation advice, income protection and life insurance and a range of wellbeing programs. We offer a non-corporate, inclusive, friendly and collaborative environment where all voices are heard.
We believe storytelling has the power to change Australian culture and value diversity and inclusion, both in the books that we publish and the people we hire to help us make this happen. We encourage candidates from all different backgrounds to apply.


We now have an opportunity for a well organised and Excel-savvy candidate for the role of Inventory Coordinator. The key purpose of this role is to provide Inventory support for the Inventory, finance and product departments.


More specifically, you'll be doing things like this:


  • Raising purchase orders and liaising with international suppliers and distribution centre. 

  • Running and distribution of various daily and weekly reports both internally and externally.

  • Maintenance of various databases: 

    • Data integrity and title maintenance in databases including bulk uploading

    • Uploading ONIX feed daily

    • New title and marketing point of sale material creation 

    • Uploading and maintaining of monthly sales codes

  • Stock invoice balancing.

  • Credit claims from international suppliers.

  • Creating weblinks of monthly Onix and Sales Order Forms for the S&S website.

  • ISBN allocation for product and marketing and creating barcodes.

  • Attending and taking minutes at the weekly Reprints meeting.


To be successful in this role, you will need the following key skills & attributes:


  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills

  • Highly organised with strong administrative skills 

  • Ability to achieve thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing a task

  • Readiness and ability to initiate action on tasks independently

  • Good communication skills (written and verbal) 

  • Ability to establish positive, respected and professional relationships with colleagues and external contacts


And have the following experience:


  • Tertiary qualification and / or at least 2 years’ experience in supply chain and distribution

  • Knowledge and passion for books and interest in the book industry

  • Demonstrated numerical competency from previous roles


ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 


At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.