Multitasking Humanoids representative sought for the UK

Some of the books published by HumanoidsThe legendary graphic novel publishing house Humanoids / Les Humanoïdes Associés is seeking a multitasking freelancer to be its liaison person in the UK. This is a full‐time telecommuting position for someone with an existing strong knowledge of and interest in the graphic novel industry, particularly the UK market.

Essential job responsibilities include:

  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with  UK distributors and retailers
  • Prepare presentation material and solicit titles with respective distribution entities
  • Coordinate with forwarders to arrange timely deliveries (shipping from printing companies to  UK distributors)
  • Implement and manage the UK Humanoids online store and supervise customer service and coordination with the local fulfillment company
  • Maintain Humanoids website page specific to the UK
  • Attend production meetings over Skype with US and Parisian offices and update department heads on status of projects
  • Respond to production and distribution matters in a timely manner and remain available (principally via Skype) for possible daily follow up from US and Parisian offices
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with UK press and attend to respective public relations needs
  • Assist marketing department with development of press releases and marketing material
  • Preparation of monthly sales reports, and sales details
  • Develop relationships with UK creators

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or comparable experience
  • Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of and interest in the comic-book industry, particularly the  UK industry a must • Strong knowledge of MS Office, particularly Excel, a must
  • Familiarity with PhotoShop and InDesign a plus
  • Basic HTML and web content management tools a plus
  • Fluent or partially fluent in French a plus

Qualified candidates should send resumes and cover letters, including expected monthly remuneration, to They will begin contacting qualified applicants in early to mid‐August 2013.


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