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Head of Contracts

Central London

Competitive salary plus benefits

Faber and Faber Ltd is looking for a Head of Contracts to oversee and manage all the Company's head contracts, handling a large proportion themselves, and to advise on sub-rights and other contracts as required, while also being responsible for line management of a Contracts Manager.

As Head of Contracts you will advise other company members on changes to best practice and the law, and negotiate contractual terms for copyright acquisition. You will also be responsible for ensuring effective and efficient conclusion of all contracts, in a timely and appropriate fashion. You will be working closely with the Publishers and editorial team, Chief Executive, Finance and Commercial Director and the Royalties team. 

In addition to a proven track record of working in a contracts role within the publishing industry, you will have an excellent knowledge of publishing and of copyright law. An assured decision maker, you’re also a clear and confident negotiator and communicator.

To apply please send your application, together with a covering letter to

Closing date for applications: Friday 5th October 2018.

We welcome applications from any individual regardless of ethnic origin, gender, disability, religious belief, sexual orientation or age. All applications will be considered on merit.

Head of Contracts

Faber and Faber, London
Full-time, Permanent