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Party Plan / Direct Selling

Posted: 5th Feb 2018 Closing: 5th May 2018

Working for:
Usborne Books at Home

Description:

Join Usborne Books a great opportunity for mums and parents who are looking for a flexible, home-based opportunity that fits around you and your family. This can be a full time, part time or extra income business to help boost your household income or pay for holidays and help towards those household bills.

All you need to start your own business is a love of books, an attitude to succeed and I will help you with the rest. You will receive online training, 1-1 coaching and support from our wider team through private Facebook groups.

The opportunities to sell these fantastic books and grow your business is endless. From parties to schools, fetes to fairs, toddler groups to leisure centres, online or offline, there are endless ways to sell Usborne Books.

One of the great things about this business is it is yours so you can choose where and when you'd like work. You can still be there for the school runs and school holidays.

For just £38 you could build your very own fun, flexible, confidence-building and potentially life-changing business.

 

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Investment Required:
Start your Usborne business for just £38 - in your starter kit, you will get around £150 worth of Usborne books and stationery so you can start earning straight away.

Hours:
Set your own hours to fit around you and your family or other commitments.

Salary/Wage:

Your earning potential is limitless! As well as the benefit of free and discounted books, you will earn 24% commission on every book you sell, with your income increasing if you choose to grow your business.

In the first 12 weeks of joining there are incentives in place to get free books, cost of the kit refunded, free marketing package and £200 cash.

Best suited to:
This is for anyone who has a love of books and is looking for a flexible business opportunity! Usborne can offer you that important work-life balance whilst giving you the chance to be your own boss.

Finer Details

Type: Self Employed

Working Times:
Set My Own Hours

Working at home or Office:
Home Based

Area: Bedfordshire

Contact Details

Name: Nicki Lynn

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Mum's view

Name: Nicki

Location: Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire

Family: Husband, son aged 5, daughter aged 18 months

How often do you work?
I tend to work most days but it really depends on what's happening elsewhere in our busy life. That's the beauty of this job, the flexibility of working when you want and setting your own hours.

How does the job fit around your family life?
Perfectly! I can fit it around my day job and children without any trouble. Keeping in touch with customers and team members is easily done using a smartphone. I can decide how much time I want to spend each week and if something comes up, as it inevitably does with children, it’s not a problem to change my plans.

How much time do you commit?
It varies each week depending on the family schedule. I love it so much I tend to work a little each day.

Where do you carry out your work?
From the spare bedroom, aka my office! I have a desk set up, so I have somewhere to keep all my Usborne papers and notes. I regularly attend local events and work with local schools and nurseries.

Do you need a car?
I have a car as I like to do local events but it’s not essential as you don’t have to keep vast quantities of stock.

Do you get support/training?
Yes, lots of support and coaching from the wider team with regular face to face meetings and online training events. I have a monthly catch up with my mentor to help me develop my business further.

Would you recommend this opportunity to other mums?
It’s so much fun and you get to meet a lot of amazing people. Since joining Usborne, I have made so many new and lasting friendships. My children have also made new friends and now have quite an extensive, and growing, library.

Do you advertise?
Yes, mainly on Facebook but occasionally at local events.

Are there any downsides to the role?
None for me.