Rights Assistant, HHJQ
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Who we are and what we do
This is an exciting opportunity to join the rights department at Hodder & Stoughton, Headline, John Murray Press and Quercus. The Rights team is a team of ten people, and we handle a huge variety of rights across a wide range of genres from US and translation through to film and television and we are defined by both our focus on budgets as well as strong emphasis on author and customer care.
What you’ll be doing
The position available will involve primarily providing administrative support to the department with a focus on helping us to prepare selling material for our next book fair.
Who we are looking for
The successful candidate will report to the Deputy Rights Director and will need to be a team player with an eye for detail, the ability to use their own initiative and have strong organisational and time-management skills. You will have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to communicate effectively with our customers and in-house colleagues. The successful applicant is likely to have some office experience, preferably in publishing or other media organisations. You will be organised, efficient and able to prioritise your work effectively.
What we offer
We are a friendly, very experienced team and are always looking for new sales channels and new ways of achieving our goals. This is a varied and demanding role which offers an exciting opportunity to gain an insight into the Rights function.
Our staff are our greatest asset and our benefits reflect this. In addition to 25 days annual leave days per year + bank holidays, we have an extensive list of benefits that include: a wide-ranging training library, development programmes including mentoring, Cycle to Work vouchers, Private Medical Insurance, eye care vouchers, up to 70% off book purchases, a charity book shelf, 2 volunteer days per year to use at your charity of choice, many employee networks to join, delicious subsidized canteen food, summer hours (finishing at 1pm on Fridays during the summer months!), season ticket loans, rent deposit loans, generous pension schemes and much more!
Hachette employs people on the basis of their abilities. We aim to attract and develop talent from a base as broad as the world of readers we want to reach, with a wide and representative range of age, faith, disability, race, gender, sexuality and socio-economic, regional and cultural backgrounds.
If you are shortlisted and need us to make any adjustments to help you attend for interview, please let us know.
The Book Trade Charity offers financial support to people looking to enter the book trade but who may struggle to afford the costs of attending interviews and undertaking junior roles. For more information visit www.booktradeentrysupport.org