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International Rights Sales Executive

Do you want to help bring beautiful children's books to more territories?

A lovely independent children's publisher is looking for ambitious and outstanding sales and rights candidates. They are based in a gorgeous office in Suffolk; this could be fantastic opportunity to join a growing team and make a real impact on the business.

Our client is looking for a great communicator, confident in selling, someone who thrives in a target driven environment and enjoys building and maintaining successful relationships. Your responsibilities will include negotiating deals; finalising contracts and ensuring deadlines are met. You will be expected to research new markets and develop new contacts.

Key responsibilities:

  • Sell co-edition and translation rights across all children's imprints
  • Identify, research and target new opportunities to grow list of accounts
  • Report into the Head of Foreign Rights to establish targets and turnover for assigned territories
  • Negotiate on price, costs, and delivery with buyers and internal customers to satisfy the business and customer needs
  • Attend International book fairs and go on regular sales trips abroad to your assigned territories

The ideal candidate would be a target-driven passionate person, with great communication and interpersonal skills. A second language would be a bonus!

For a full description of the role, please send your CV with a brief paragraph outlining your relevant skills.

Closing Date: Early applications may be prioritised.

**Inspired Selection operates an Equal Opportunities policy. We treat all employees and job applicants fairly and equally regardless of their sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, age, disability or union membership status.

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International Rights Sales Executive

Full-time, Part-time
Children's Publishing, Trade
Co-editions Rights & Permissions, Foreign Rights, Foreign Rights & Permissions, Rights, Sales, Trade, Executive