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Contracts Executive

General Summary
Bonnier Books UK is currently recruiting a motivated and forward-thinking individual on a full-time basis within the Contracts function of our fast-moving business.

Key responsibilities

  • Expertly draft and negotiate contracts with external parties, seeking instructions from key stakeholders as necessary;

  • Efficiently draft contracts either from templates or free-form drafting and in line with company policy and best practice to a high degree of accuracy with excellent competency in English language skills;

  • Contracts dealt with will be those for authors, illustrators, designers, photographers, newspapers, merchandise and NDAs amongst others either directly or via agents;
  • Develop and maintain close professional relationships with teams across the business at all levels;
  • Ad hoc duties as required.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Highly and demonstrably experienced to an excellent standard in drafting and negotiating contracts from templates and free-form drafting – preferably at least 2 years’ relevant, high quality experience;
  • Adept and experienced contract negotiator;
  • High competence in the English language is essential both for writing and speaking;
  • Confidence to deal with many different people within and outside of the business at all levels;
  • Motivated and keen to deliver a fast, but accurate, turnaround of work;
  • Willing to learn and continually improve and develop business processes and personal skills;
  • Able to correctly prioritise workload in the most efficient manner;
  • Friendly, approachable and able to remain calm under pressure as well as maintaining positive relationships internally and externally;
  • Experience in the publishing industry advantageous.

In order to secure applications from the most suitable candidates wherever in the UK they are located, this role is 100% remote working (within the UK!). Laptop will be provided but a suitable internet connection is essential.

If you are interested in this role, please apply via our website. We look forward in hearing from you.

Bonnier Books UK is committed to building a diverse workforce through positive action. Currently, Black, Asian and Multi-Ethnic employees are under-represented in our workforce and we actively encourage applicants from these groups. For further information, please read our Diversity & Inclusion Action Plan here.

Contracts Executive

Bonnier Books, United Kingdom
Full-time, Permanent
Administration, Publishing, Communications, Contracts, Business Development
Contracts Executive
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