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Rights Executive

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • London
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • London

Job title: Rights Executive

Reports to: Stella Giatrakou, Deputy Rights Director

Location: London office

Imprint: Blink, John Blake, Zaffre and Manilla Press

Department: Rights

Salary range: £25,000 - £29,000 depending on experience

General summary

We are looking for a highly organised, creative and proactive rights executive to join our dynamic team.

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 five 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

Essential job functions/responsibilities

The role is best suited for someone with at least one year’s international rights experience, negotiating rights sales and contract terms.

The ideal candidate should have:

  • A proven track of administrative experience
  • Good communication skills
  • A sharp eye for detail and ideally language skills
  • Knowledge of Biblio is preferred

This is a busy role in which you will be expected to identify and exploit sales opportunities, attend international book fairs, negotiate deals and maintain excellent relationships with existing and potential partners in various territories, so a keen interest in the international book market is essential as is the ability to work both individually but most importantly as part of a team. You will be working across our adult fiction and non-fiction lists which are growing...

Above all, enthusiasm, initiative and commitment would be needed in this busy team working in a vibrant and creative atmosphere.

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 a major UK publisher with group sales of £80m. Home to three divisions and 16 adult and children’s imprints, we publish 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.

For more information about Bonnier Books UK please visit our website: www.bonnierbooks.co.uk

Erika Van Aken | Contact Person

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