Friday , December 8 2023

Guardian Jobs – Contracts/ Rights Executive

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About the job


Great opportunity to join this well-known publishing house as their Contracts Executive with responsibility for reviewing, drafting and sometimes negotiating contracts and rights agreements.

Reporting into the contracts manager, this is a busy role with a wide scope in a really interesting, fast-paced working culture. It would suit someone with previous contracts or rights experience in publishing

The role will include support for commissioning editors and rights and acquisitions departments with regards to contracts and rights agreements. Other responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting the Contracts Manager;
  • Drafting terms and conditions for competitions and social media giveaways;
  • Assisting with online piracy and copyright infringements;
  • Supporting the Permissions Department and providing advice when required;
  • Advising and answering queries from the Contracts Assistant.

We are looking for someone with:

  • Extensive experience in the Legal, Contracts or Rights Department within publishing
  • Solid knowledge of contracts, copyright and royalty structures
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Word and Excel, and database systems
  • Self-motivated and organised with the ability to prioritise workload effectively and multitask under pressure
  • Excellent command of English spelling and grammar, and a meticulous eye for detail

The client is hoping to start interviews immediately so please apply straight away if interested

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