What you’ll be doing

You will be responsible for ensuring our digital customers are supported in the technical aspects of ordering, on-boarding, accessing and effectively using their online subscription services. Through responding to inbound customer phone calls, and emails, using the Zendesk ticketing system the Digital Support Assistant will provide advice and support through first line resolution or via internal escalation routes. You will also be required to analyse and review the behaviour of our online customers and suggest improvements to internal processes and systems, liaising as appropriate across Digital, Product Sales & Marketing and central Customer Service teams.

Who we are looking for

We’re looking for someone with the ability to communicate information clearly and concisely who can offer excellent customer support, keep customers informed and manage expectations. The ideal candidate will be highly organised and able to work well independently as well as part of a team.  Confidence in learning and using various IT systems is key, and an interest in education is preferrable.

What we offer

Our staff are our greatest asset and our benefits reflect this. In addition to 28 days annual leave days per year + bank holidays, we have an extensive list of benefits that include: a wide-ranging training library, development programmes including mentoring, Cycle to Work vouchers, Private Medical Insurance, eye care vouchers, up to 70% off book purchases, a charity book shelf, 2 community days per year, many employee networks to join, summer hours (finishing at 1pm on Fridays during the summer months!), season ticket loans, rent deposit loans, generous pension schemes and much more!

The role will be based at our London office, Carmelite House, or Didcot office with a blend of in-office (3 days) and homeworking (2 days) per week.

Who we are and what we do

The Hodder Education Group, part of Hachette UK, has consistently grown both in the UK and internationally.  We work alongside schools and colleges around the world to create books and digital resources that help teachers, students and parents. We have a set of core values that drive our culture and enrich our working environment:

  • Teachers and students are at the heart of what we do
  • Quality in everything from our practices to our products
  • Trustworthy in what we publish and how we interact
  • Collaboration is key to how we work, internally and externally

Our Commitment

Hachette employs people on the basis of their abilities. We aim to attract and develop talent from a base as broad as the world of readers we want to reach, with a wide and representative range of age, faith, disability, race, gender, sexuality and socio-economic, regional and cultural backgrounds.

If you are shortlisted and need us to make any adjustments to help you attend for interview, please let us know.

The Book Trade Charity offers financial support to people looking to enter the book trade but who may struggle to afford the costs of attending interviews and undertaking junior roles. For more information visit www.booktradeentrysupport.org


£26,500 based in London, £23,850 based outside of London (+bonus +benefits)

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