Senior Rights Executive (Full Time)
Reporting to the International Sales Manager of the London Office of Yale University Press:
Enthusiastic and ambitious professional required to maximise sales of foreign rights from our London and American offices, maintaining existing relationships and forging new links with foreign publishers and agents. Excellent communication and negotiation skills essential. Based in Central London.
With a backlist of over 5,000 Art, Trade and Academic titles of international renown, Yale University Press London publishes around 120 new books each year within a total Yale University Press list of some 300 new hardcover and 150 new paperback books annually. Yale books have won numerous awards, including the National Book Award, the Warwick Prize for Writing, the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Wolfson History Prize and the Longman-History today award.
Yale books are marketed across the globe, directly to Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, China, Australia and New Zealand and, through our New Haven headquarters, to the Americas. Yale University Press continually extends its horizons to embody university publishing at its best.
To sell foreign rights to publishers/clients internationally
To maintain positive working relationships and establish new links with foreign publishers/agents, keeping them informed about new publications.
Attendance at the Frankfurt and London Book Fairs
Author and editorial liaison
Contract handling and licence renewals
Experience / skills required:
Previous foreign rights or international sales experience
Excellent communication, sales, and negotiation skills
First-class customer relationship skills, and commercial awareness
Advanced Microsoft Excel
Knowledge of Bradbury Phillips
Please send your CV and a statement of suitability based on the criteria outlined, (including availability, notice period details and current salary), to:
Robert Owen (HR Manager): firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: Tuesday 30th August 2016