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Tue, May 18, 2021
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We are seeking applications for a Sales and Office Manager. This is a newly created position at Magabala Books, Australia’s leading Indigenous publisher. This is an exciting opportunity to join Magabala’s growing, dynamic team and to support and celebrate the work of Indigenous storytellers, writers and illustrators from around Australia.

Please note, this is an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander identified position under s 50D of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 - meaning only Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply.


About the role

The Sales & Office Manager is responsible for the sales team including reception, bookshop, web-sales, wholesale, staff supervision and training. They also manage office administration including supporting the CEO in management of HR, and organisational policies and procedures.

We are looking for an experienced and successful manager with strong interpersonal, communication, administration and organisational skills.  The successful candidate will be a practical multi-tasker who can operate at management level, and is prepared to get the job done themselves when necessary. They will work collaboratively as part of a small and busy, multi-disciplinary team.

A full driver’s licence is required and the ability to lift boxes of books, one at a time (up to 15 kilos each box), in accordance with OHS procedures.

DOWNLOAD the Position Description for more info. 

How to apply

To apply, send us:

  1. confirmation that you are an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person.
  2. an EOI of no more than 2 pages that tells us why your skills and experience make you the right person for the job,
  3. your resume/CV,
  4. 3 referees:
    • 2 professional referees; and
    • 1 person you have previously managed.

Prior to submitting your application, we strongly encourage you to email our CEO, Anna Moulton at in order to set up a time to discuss the role and your application. Applications that do not address the application requirements above, will not be considered.

Applications close AWST 5pm, Friday 4 June 2021.