Vacancies at The Literary Gift Company

Please send a CV and include a covering letter stating which role(s) you are interested in.

Send to Dani Hall by email ( or post The Literary Gift Company, Atlantis House, 122 Castle Street, Reading, RG1 7RJ by 1st March 2019.

For all roles the following are essential:

  • Love of books, reading and learning
  • An interest in our brands: The Literary Gift Company and Present Indicative
  • Creativity – all staff, whatever their role, can be involved in product development and shaping the creative direction of the business.

All roles are based in our Reading Head Office.

Job 1. Customer Service and Admin Assistant

Part-time 9am-2pm Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday

The role includes:

  • Customer service (email and telephone)
  • Communicating with our suppliers
  • Creating stock reports on Excel
  • Boxing and barcoding products

Essential Skills:

  • At least 2 years of customer service experience
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Word and Excel experience
  • Creative problem solving skills
  • Ability to work under pressure during busy times


Job 2. Social Media Assistant

7-10 hours per week (possibility of flexible working during term-time only for a parent/carer)

The role includes:

  • Listening to our fans and customers
  • Create original and engaging social content
  • Write fascinating blog posts
  • Managing PPC adverts
  • Development of our brands
  • Analyse and report on the effectiveness of campaigns in order to maximise results

Essential Skills:

  • PPC experience
  • Exemplary communication skills
  • Social media experience, ideally for an organisation