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Rights Executive

We are looking for a new Rights Executive, selling rights for the Adult divisions of Penguin Random House.

Primary responsibilities will include the sale of domestic rights, including serial, audio, reprint and large print. In addition, you will be responsible for selling translation rights across a number of sub-agented territories.

You'll be developing and consolidating new and existing business partnerships, maximising rights sales turnover across our portfolio. You’ll work closely with the publishing divisions, building excellent relationships with internal departments such as Publicity, Editorial and Contracts as well as externally with domestic and international clients. You'll be comfortable working off your own initiative in a busy team.

We're looking for someone who is an avid reader, has negotiation experience, a flair for selling and excellent communication skills.

We are currently working remotely, but this role will transition back into our Vauxhall Bridge Road office in London when possible.  

Please apply with a cover letter and CV by 5th November.

What you can expect from us:
Our employees are the heart of our business. We have a range of benefits to reflect our commitment to our employees, some of which are:

•    25 days paid holiday entitlement in year one, plus bank holidays
•    Medical cover
•    Life assurance
•    Cycle to Work scheme
•    Discounted gym membership
•    Personal Learning Allowance
•    Generous pension scheme
•    Summer working hours (role dependent) 
•    Volunteering policy and charity matching
•    Employee Assistance programme
•    Mentoring programme
•    Extended Parental Leave policy 
•    60% Discount on Company books
•    Each site has trained mental health first aiders 
•    We plant a tree for every new employee to our business 

Our creativity is inspired by different perspectives, so we want our culture to be one of belonging, where everyone feels welcome and where differences are celebrated. 

We partner with The Book Trade Charity, who provide financial assistance for people looking to get into the publishing industry; you can find more information and talk directly here:

Please note, we are not able to accept agency CVs for this role. Any CVs sent speculatively will not be eligible for a fee. 

Rights Executive

Penguin Random House UK, London
Full-time, Permanent
Rights Executive