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Last updated: Friday 06 October, 2017
Foreign Rights Executive
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Bingley, West Yorkshire or Home based

About the Job

Are you an enthusiastic self-starter with excellent communication skills who can cope with managing various deadlines?
Emerald's Books Foreign Rights Executive will be responsible for increasing Emerald’s foreign rights revenue by negotiating and securing new translation rights deals; delivering and increasing revenues to agreed annual targets in this area of business. The successful candidate will be responsible for the sale and administrative aspects of Emerald’s foreign rights across our diverse range of books. As such excellent communication and negotiation skills along with enthusiasm for selling and a strong understanding of customer and author care are fundamental to this role.
**Occasional UK and overseas travel will be required**
Key Responsibilities:
Maintain and increase rights sales for a diverse portfolio of academic titles
Strategically place titles with the best customers in each territory to achieve maximum return
Maintain the day-to-day administration by submitting and tracking orders, providing quotations and negotiating prices
Negotiate and manage contractual agreements to ensure terms and conditions are adhered to on an ongoing basis
Provide insight and feedback on customer preferences, retail trends and the wider market
Organise your own travel and attend key UK and international bookfairs as required
Provide reports, forecasts and information required to inform the regular trading review
Foreign Rights Executive | Foreign Rights | Translation Rights | Sales | Business Development | Negotiation | Portfolio Management | Publishing | Communication | Customer Service
Essential Requirements:
Excellent negotiation, written and verbal communication skills
Fluency in English and one or more foreign languages
Commercially aware, proven sales skills and comfortable working to targets
Enthusiastic, self-motivated team player who can establish strong relationships and has a highly organized approach
An entrepreneurial mindset of always looking for new business and expanding existing business
The ability to work within a busy team and forward thinking evolving company, reacting swiftly to the ever changing demands of an independent publisher
Methodical; eye for detail; systematic
Ability to interact and engage at different levels
Close liaison with customers, authors and internal departments
Desirable Requirements:
Experience of rights sales within a book publishing environment
About Our Company:
We are a global publisher, whose products and services help customers make decisions that count based on research that matters. The company manages a portfolio of more than 300 journals, over 2,500 books and book series volumes, and over 500 teaching case studies, as well as providing an extensive range of online products and additional customer resources and services.
We define ourselves differently:
We champion research that makes a difference in the real world. Throughout our 50 year history, we’ve adapted and evolved but remain an independent business, completely focused on the needs of our communities. We’re proud of where we’ve come from as well as where we’re heading.
What matters to us:
Individuality: We have a strong sense of character, independence and spirit.
Ambition: We strive to go beyond what’s possible to delight our customers.
Purpose: Our entire motivation is to help our communities achieve better outcomes.
Curiosity: We listen, learn and challenge the status quo, paying attention to the details that matter.
Trust: Our open and responsive culture empowers people, creating transparency, responsibility and respect.
Skills: Contracts, Copywriting, Rights, Sales

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Telephone: 01274785055

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