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Contracts Assistant

A prestigious UK publisher is looking for a Contracts Assistant to join their friendly and expanding Contracts Department. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with some contracts administration experience within the publishing sector who is looking for a step up. This is a full time, permanent role.

Key duties:

  • Responsible for the overall contracts administration across the company
  • Maintaining an accurate database and ensure the smooth running of the Contracts department
  • Drafting contacts including addenda, letters of termination and head contracts
  • Liaising with authors and agents to agree on publications terms
  • Respond to general queries from internal and external counterparts
  • Process reversion requests including analysis of sales figures and stock levels

Experience / skills required:

  • Proven experience in a contracts administration role within publishing
  • Knowledge of Biblio will be advantageous
  • Strong attention to detail and good organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to manage a varied workload and prioritise efficiently


For further information, please apply online or email a CV and salary expectations to

Contact:             Clare Chan

Tel:                    0203 574 4428

Atwood Tate embraces diversity and seeks to promote the benefits of diversity in all of our business activities and to develop a business culture that reflects that belief.  We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief.

Contracts Assistant

Atwood Tate, London
Full-time, Permanent
Academic, Children's Publishing, Educational, Professional, Trade
Admin & PA, Literary Agent, Agent Assistant, Co-editions Rights & Permissions, Foreign Rights & Permissions, Licensing
Salary description: 
Available upon request
Proven contract administration experience, Knowledge of Biblio, Strong attention to detail, Good administrative and organisation skills