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Rights Executive/Manager

A prestigious co-edition publisher is looking for a Rights professional to join their team for min. 3 months (which may be renewed). This can be a part-time or full-time position based in the London office in Shoreditch.

You will join a tight-knit and dedicated team to work on a range of illustrated non-fiction titles. This role will be working closely with the Director of the company and growing the co-edition sales in both the European and UK markets.

  • Optimise sales of both frontlist and backlist titles
  • Present titles and close deals to set targets per territory
  • Contribute to and give feedback on development of new projects
  • Liaise with the sales, production and editorial departments
  • Social media activity where relevant

You will be a driven Rights or Sales professional with excellent commercial knowledge of international markets. You should have experience in book publishing with knowledge of co-editions. The role will involve attendance at London book fair. You will have a strong sense of initiative, be a fast learner and have excellent communication skills. Indesign skills and languages a plus but not essential.

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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Rights Executive/Manager

Full-time, Permanent
Publisher, Trade
Co-editions Rights & Permissions, Foreign Rights, Rights, Executive, Fiction, Non Fiction, Sales, Trade, Contracts

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