Subsidiary Rights and Royalty Associate

New York
May 31, 2013
Jun 30, 2013
Ms. Kathy Kuehl
Full Time
Guilford Publications, Inc. is looking for a full-time associate to be a key member of our busy Subsidiary Rights and Royalty Department. Responsible for administrative functions, the Associate will keep new title information flowing to our expanding network of publishing partners worldwide and support the search for new licensing opportunities.

Duties include:
•Accurate and timely handling of permission requests and payments
•Administration of subsidiary rights contracts
•Conduct regular correspondence with foreign publishers regarding new titles as well as following up on existing contracts.
•Create sales materials for book fairs.
•Maintain contact files for authors and publishing partners.
•Setting up royalty contract information into the primary database, calculating author royalty payments and preparing statements for mailing.

The ideal candidate will have two years of work experience, and excellent organizational, administrative, and communication skills, along with math ability and data entry experience. Knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and the ability to maintain schedules are required. Experience in book publishing and knowledge of a foreign language is preferred.

Founded in 1973, Guilford has established an international reputation as a publisher of books, periodicals, software, and audiovisual programs in mental health, education, and the social sciences. Located in SoHo, we are offering a competitive salary and excellent benefits including health, dental, and 401(k). We are a highly productive company with high standards in an informal, collaborative environment. For more information, visit

Candidates should send their resume with a well-written cover letter indicating your interest in this specific position which includes both salary history and requirements. Resumes and cover letters should be sent to the attention of Kathy Kuehl at Please note that resumes received without cover letters will not be considered. No calls, no snail mail, no agencies please.

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