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Lessons offered by Katharine
  • Individual
The lessons will be held
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Vocabulary - English
  • Oral expression - English
  • Written comprehension - English
  • Written expression - English
  • Business English
  • EFL
  • All Levels

I am an experienced EFL Teacher (native speaker) with a TEFL certificate


I want my lessons to be enjoyable and I will tailor my lessons plans depending on the needs of the student. I am flexible and will adjust my lessons to the appropriate level. I am passionate about teaching and learning.


I am an Operations Manager with tutor and teaching experience in after school extra tuition centres and abroad in ESL. I have 20 years professional business experience working in publishing. I am a reliable and enthusiastic and hard working tutor.


Rate for online lessons : 拢20/h
Lessons offered by Katharine
The lessons will be held
at your home
Taught subjects
  • Vocabulary - English
  • Oral expression - English
  • Written comprehension - English
  • Written expression - English
  • Business English
  • EFL
  • All Levels

Katharine's CV


Operations Controller
Laurence King Publishing June 2017-

路 Manage relationship with each of the warehouses
路 Data management for all warehouses
路 Ensure all titles on Nielsen and Amazon
路 Manage relationship with Nielsen
路 Deal with stock issues and schedule issues with production and sales
路 Reprint and stock control for all warehouses
路 Generate and update daily/weekly/monthly sales and stock reports
路 Manage all stock transfers to various warehouses and monitor shipping costs
路 Manage consignment stocks and invoicing

Import Traffic Agent
Quarto Publishing Group US (freelance) April 2017-June2017

路 Monitor and track all shipments for UK titles from PO to final delivery
路 Confirm all ship instructions to printers
路 Ensure all shipments accounted for
路 Ensure shipping docs/packing and receiving requirements are met
路 Update database and reports
路 Organise shipping docs for all shipments
路 Communicate transit updates where necessary
路 Review and approve freight invoicing
路 Research and negotiate routing costs
路 Communicate with UK warehouse all issues regarding deliveries

Native English Teacher
Jeollanamdo Education Office (Hampyeong County), October 2016-February 2017

路Native English Teacher for four schools in the Hampyeong County:
Haebo Middle School, Nasan Middle School, Hampyeong High School, Hakdari High
路Create lesson plans for each class of various grades either following the set textbook or without.
路Support the Korean English Teacher in class, grading/carrying out Speaking tests.
路Support school and co-teachers in any ad hoc requirements
路Plan and produce winter and summer camps

Sales Operations Manager
Quarto Publishing Group UK, May 2013-October 2016

路 Point of contact for warehouse/distributor and maintain/build the good relationship between warehouse and publisher
路 Troubleshoot any issues between warehouse/sales/production
路 Managed movement of stock from printers in Far East to the UK via shippers
路 Oversee stock management for both UK and US stock
路 Maintained title data at warehouse 鈥 market restrictions, pricing, frozen stock
路 Managed stock/inventory for all published titles using sales reporting and TCM data
路 Maintained consignment stocks in US and Australia
路 Managed the invoicing of direct deliveries through the warehouse
路 Oversaw all sales operations, orders, dues and any issues with service
路 Liaised closely with sales, production, editorial regarding anything to do with warehouse, sales operations, production issues
路 Produced various stock and sales reports for sales, editorial, directors
路 Produced reports and point of contact for stock and sales for client publishers
路 Worked on projects: set up of new client publishers and moving out clients
路 Worked on projects: moving/setting up of publishers warehouses
路 Managed two members of staff: Bibliographic Data Controller & Inventory Controller
路 Produced commission statements for UK rep force each month
路Key user of Vista and Datawarehouse (cognos)

Logistics Planning Manager
Clays Ltd, November 2011 (fixed term contract)

路Working as an implanted member of staff at HarperCollins Publishers
路Responsibilities are in relation to Southern Hub distribution and inbound goods for HarperCollins and their third party customers
路Review data feed issues affecting Southern Hub operations
路Sales analysis for minimum order levels
路Management of stock for HCP 3rd party client
路Increase orders going from Southern Hub to save on costs and improve on speed of delivery to customers
路Review of orders so splits for titles release from best DC
路Ex works consolidation project

Sales Operations Manager
Perseus Books Group, March 2010- November 2011

路Control the stock levels and reorder /reprint stock when necessary
路Monitor shipments of stock and main contact for freight forwarders and US warehouse
路Provide monthly reporting of office, marketing and distribution expenses to US finance department
路Manage all aspects title data and development of title data feeds
路Manage stock review and arrange remainder sales/stock clear out
路Review incoming stock against stock on order
路Oversee title set up and stock transition from third part clients
路Produce and maintain the UK publishing schedule against US title data
路Main point of contact for Bookdata and problem solve any data issues
路Produce monthly sales rep commission reports and circulate
路Provide bookscan reports and provide analysis on key titles
路Oversee monthly sales against budget figures and analyse monthly returns figures
路Monitor and input charge backs on marketing budget
路Provide monthly title file reports to Amazon

Commercial & Inventory Controller
Hodder & Stoughton February 2007-December 2009 (Redundancy)

路Stock controller for Fiction list, Sceptre, John Murray and Audio titles
路Manage overstocks process
路Provide daily sales information to the company
路Produce and circulate weekly key account figures
路Produce Bookscan reports and circulate to the company
路Maintain budget/estimate spreadsheet to provide figures for monthly sign off
路Manage release schedule including embargoes and controlled releases
路Control restrictions on titles
路Manage the invoicing of direct deliveries
路Provide key title sales information to show sell through
路Analysis of titles sales against budget
路Authorisation and reporting of returns

Sales Administrator
Little,Brown Book Group UK April 2004 - December 2006

路 Ensured all direct deliveries are invoiced correctly
路I monitored stock levels and called reprints on a weekly basis
路I produce reprint papers and minuted the weekly reprint meeting
路I made regular checks on all order forms and publication schedules such as pub dates, market restrictions etc.
路I produced the stocklist twice a year
路I issued new isbns and set up new titles on vista
路I put together sales figures for all print run meetings and produced sales figures as and when required by sales
路I administered vista making sure all title amendments are up to date, title, price, pub date changes, made titles OP where necessary etc

Sales and Marketing Assistant & Rights and Co-editions Assistant
Cassell Illustrated May 2001 - March 2004

Assistant Department Administrator (Temp to Pem)
AEA Technology Rail July 1999 鈥 March 2001

BA (HONS) Upper Second Ancient History and Archaeology;
Birmingham University
A Levels: History, Sociology Grades B; English Literature Grade D

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