Job Opportunities

Bittern Books is a wholesaler and online retailer of local interest books.  We are a very small operation but from time to time we look for special people to join us.

Please use our Contact Form to register interest and attach your CV.

Order Processing and Administration


Our business is growing and we need a versatile person to be in the office 3 or 4 mornings per week.   Your job will involve accurately picking books from stock and packing them ready for shipping, keeping the computer inventory system updated and carrying out various admin tasks with invoicing and dealing with telephone and email enquiries and orders.  Some flexibility is preferred as the quantity of orders varies.
Our office is on the former RAF Coltishall base at Scottow in a shared office building with all facilities. Basic hours will be Monday to Thursday mornings, 4 hours per day with some flexibility on start and finish times.  Willingness to work overtime at busy times is an advantage.  Good hourly rate for the right person.  Full training will be given.
You will be responsible for:
  • Processing new orders received by phone and email
  • Packing and shipping orders
  • Receiving and checking incoming deliveries
  • Dealing with telephone and email enquiries
  • Generating invoices
Candidates must:
  • Be able to work on their own without supervision
  • Be able to lift boxes of at least 15kg
  • Be customer focussed and have a pleasant telephone manner
  • Be organised and have good attention to detail
  • Have experience of working in an administrative role
  • Have good computer skills – experience of using accounting software would be an advantage (training in specific software will be given)
Working hours
  • Mornings, start and finish time flexible, at least 3 days per week including Mondays and Thursdays.
  • Basic 12-16 hours per week, flexibility to work longer if there are a lot of orders to process.