A lovely independent children's publisher is looking for ambitious and outstanding international sales professionals! This role will be selling beautiful children's books across 3 imprints, targeting mainly the US markets. They are based in Suffolk but open to remote-working and part-time options, so this could be a fantastic opportunity to join a growing team and make a real impact on the business.
Our client is looking for a confident sales person, 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.
- Sell co-edition and translation rights across all children's imprints
- Identify, research and target new opportunities to grow list of accounts
- Work in tandem with 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
This is a great opportunity for someone with a successful track of selling children's books to the US, who is looking for a fantastic new challenge as well as an opportunity to contribute to the success of a renowned publishing house. The ideal candidate would be an analytical, passionate person, with great communication and interpersonal skills.
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.
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