Job title: Rights Executive/Manager
Company: Sweet Cherry Publishing
Location: Leicester Office
Salary: Depending on experience
Is the role permanent? Permanent
Is the role full-time? Full time
Contact details: [email protected]
Closing date: 28.2.24

Job description

Department: Rights
Reports to: Senior Export & Rights Manager
Based: Head Office, Units 1-4 Tolwell Road, Leicester LE4 1BR

The Role

In this role, you will be an integral member of Sweet Cherry’s growing sales and rights team. You will be responsible for foreign and digital rights territories with ebook and audio sales in those areas.

Sweet Cherry is a growing team and we are looking for someone who can help shape the future of the department.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Account manager for specific foreign rights accounts in the territories assigned
  • Finding & growing new business in those markets
  • Attending book fairs and sales trips around the world (Frankfurt, Bologna, London + rest of world)
  • Meeting clients and pitching titles
  • Negotiating & securing deals for rights and accounts
  • Managing co-edition sales in the territories
  • Preparing and finalising contracts, invoices and payments
  • Contributing to the overall team and sales/rights targets
  • Working alongside the Head of Sales and Marketing to develop bespoke sales strategies
  • Managing digital rights distribution channels (audio & ebook)
  • Working closely with existing digital rights distribution partners and finding new ones for content licensing

Essential Skills:

  • A positive can-do attitude and willingness to learn and adapt quickly
  • Strong negotiation and communications skills
  • A willingness to drive business forward
  • A foreign language is preferred but not essential

What we offer:

  • Free onsite parking
  • Workplace pension
  • Working Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 hours a day (30 minute or 1-hour lunch break unpaid)
  • Holiday: 20 days plus bank holidays
  • Salary: Competitive- based on experience.

Deadline for applications: 28.2.24

To apply: please send your CV and covering letter to [email protected]