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Royalties Assistant

  • Application Deadline: May 26, 2022
  • London
  • Application Deadline: May 26, 2022
  • London

Job title: Royalties Assistant

Reports to: Royalties Manager

Location: Victoria House, Bloomsbury Square, Holborn, London

Working pattern: Flexible home working up to three days per week

Department: Royalties

Salary range: £23,000 - £25,000 per annum

General Summary

We are currently recruiting a forward-thinking individual to assist in the development and running of the Royalties function within a fast-growing, leading publishing house.

Key responsibilities

  • Enter and maintain contractual data and payments, to ensure accurate calculation of royalty earnings
  • Create, analyse and work from reports
  • Process third-party statements and payments
  • Liaise with clients and agents regarding statement queries
  • Become a key team member in a constantly changing industry, communicating with teams across multiple departments and offices
  • Assist on projects to help improve and grow the business
  • Ad hoc duties as required

Work with great people

Alex Alexandrou
Head of Commissioning - Children's
"When I joined Igloobooks, I saw it as an exciting opportunity that would offer a completely different experience to any other design environment — I still like it after being here for over ten years!"
Sahina Bibi
Marketing Executive
"My team is vibrant and fun — brilliant minds brimming with wonderful ideas. Though we each manage our own projects, we're always bouncing ideas off one another and brainstorming fresh new initiatives."
Shane Hegarty
Head of Operations
"From my earliest days in the company I have been encouraged and enabled to have an appreciable input into how, when and what gets done — which is a rare thing to obtain, or sustain, in any company."
Nick Stearn
Art Director
"My first impressions when I joined Bonnier Books UK were: "'Wow, this company is so different." It acts in a different way, it has energy, it's exciting."

Skills & Requirements

Qualifications and Experience

  • Forward-thinking and focused on continual improvement and development
  • Friendly, approachable and able to remain calm under pressure
  • Strong math skills and an ability to learn quickly
  • Knowledge of the publishing industry advantageous but not essential
  • Must be comfortable taking phone calls and be able to build positive ongoing relationships with our valued authors, illustrators and agents
  • Basic knowledge of Excel desirable
  • Prior experience with Biblio advantageous but not required
  • Must be comfortable with a mix of team-working and working alone, including as part of a team spread across the UK

If you are interested in this role, please apply via our website. We look forward in hearing from you.

Bonnier Books UK is committed to building a diverse workforce through positive action. Currently, Black, Asian and Multi-Ethnic employees are under-represented in our workforce and we actively encourage applicants from these groups. For further information, please read our Diversity & Inclusion Action Plan here.

Great Place to Work

  • Competitive Salary

  • Working with a team of passionate, talented people

  • Internal learning and development programmes

  • Career Development opportunities

  • Fun social events

About the company

Bonnier Books is home to 13 adult and children’s imprints, publishing across a wide variety of genres, for different ages. From crime to reading group fiction; memoir to self-help; activity to reference – we believe every book matters.

Bonnier Books UK is owned by Bonnier Books, a family-owned company headquartered in Sweden. Bonnier Books is a top-15 world publisher.

Bonnier Books UK

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