Sales Representative

Location: UK (+ travel to Middle East/Gulf)

Reporting to: Director

Garnet Education is based in Reading, UK and is an award-winning publisher of ELT resources. With a specialism in English for Academic Purposes, Garnet also produces ELT products for the Kindergarten and Primary markets and creates English programmes for Government contracts, particularly in the Middle East.

We are looking for a self-motivating, ambitious sales rep to help develop our business in UK and the Middle East / Gulf. The role will involve extensive travel. Sales experience in the ELT and/or HE sectors is necessary.

Main areas of responsibility


  • Identify and visit decision makers at institutions in the UK and throughout the ME / Gulf in order to get them to adopt Garnet products
  • Work with regional distributors to ensure they understand the products and have everything they need to sell them
  • Build relationships with key institutions and influencers
  • Write visit reports and update the Directors
  • Ensure that all visits are followed up by email/phone


  • Help plan annual conference/exhibition schedule
  • Attend events, manning the Garnet Education stand
  • File exhibition reports within a week of the event, ensure appropriate follow-up is undertaken and update the Directors


  • Develop deep knowledge of all Garnet products
  • Work with Marketing to run product presentations/seminars/webinars in order to secure sales


  • Liaise with Marketing and Publishing teams, in order to understand product and marketing plans and to feed back market reaction to current products and potential new areas of need
  • Liaise with academics, bookshops and distributors to communicate up-to-date information on titles and prices

For more information or to apply, please send your CV, covering letter and salary expectations to Sarah Church


Print & Digital Project Editor

Location: Reading

Garnet Education is an independent, specialist ELT publisher based in central Reading. We are seeking a Project Editor to manage and edit projects from manuscript stage through to finished print and digital products.

The role

  • Copy-edit and proofread material to a consistently high standard.
  • Manage multi-component projects, establishing schedules and maintaining an awareness of costs.
  • Work effectively as part of the in-house editorial and digital teams.
  • Work closely with designers in the initial and ongoing development of product design.
  • Liaise with authors and content editors to raise and resolve content queries that arise during proof stages.
  • Brief and oversee the work of freelance editors.
  • Work with the digital team on instructional design and testing of products. Liaising as necessary for product development. 

About you

  • Editorial experience in ELT/educational publishing.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Digital instructional design experience
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills.

For more information or to apply, please send your CV, covering letter and salary expectations to Sarah Church