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Rights Manager

Available upon request
Date Posted:
10 Oct 2018
Advertising End Date:
09 Nov 2018
Vacancy Type:
Job Description
A leading independent publisher is looking for a Rights Manager to sell translation rights. This is a fantastic opportunity to work on a wide range of disciplines and subjects areas across their Academic and Professional lists. This is a maternity cover role starting in January 2019 and can be based in Oxford or London, but regular weekly travel to Oxford is required. 

Key duties:

Sell translation rights of Academic/Professional titles
Maximise rights sales turnover and profit for agreed territories, reaching and exceeding sales targets
Research and identify prospective new customers and exploit potential for sales growth
Build relationships with new and existing customers
Attend book fairs and undertake regular sales trips to allocated territories
Draw up contracts and manage the preparation of their bi-annual rights guides

Experience / skills required:

Solid foreign rights sales experience in book publishing, ideally from Academic/Professional publishing sector
Knowledge of co-editions sales
Determined, positive and commercial sales skills
First-class communication and negotiation skills Willingness to travel regularly
Strong organisational skills as you will be maintaining and updating records

Applications ASAP, please.

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