Foreign Rights Assistant

New York
Mar 19, 2012
Apr 18, 2012
Ms. Hannah Nordstrom
Full Time
Job Summary:

The Foreign Rights Assistant supports the Associate Director of the Foreign Rights Department. This position will present the opportunity to learn how books are sold all over the world and to see what book publishing is like in other countries.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
- Track contracts through all stages of execution
- Follow-up on payments with foreign publishers
- Process and distribute client payments in a timely manner
- Create and distribute multiple monthly department financial reports
- Keep detailed reports of new and existing titles
- Compose submission letters
- Schedule meetings for international book fairs
- General administrative duties
- Additional responsibilities as assigned

- Bachelors degree
- 1-2 years of book publishing experience, preferably at a literary agency
- Aspiration to work in foreign rights
- Diligence in achieving results
- Excellent communication skills
- Superior organizational skills and very detail-oriented
- Knowledge of BAITS software a PLUS

Please include a cover letter and salary requirements with resume.

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