Foreign Rights Executive – The Quarto Group, Brighton [JOB POSTING]

Quarto People

Job Title: Foreign Rights Executive

Job Location: Brighton, UK

Quarto is looking for a Foreign Rights Executive to join its expanding, market-leading Foreign Rights team.

The Quarto Group is the leading global illustrated book publisher and distribution group and is listed on the London Stock Exchange. Combining the might of a major and the creativity of an independent, Quarto creates more than 600 adult and children’s books a year. These books are sold by the Quarto Foreign Rights team into more than 45 countries and in more than 35 languages.

You will be responsible for reaching and exceeding sales targets across a number of lists and territories by increasing business with existing customers as well as actively expanding the client base.  You will be based in our Brighton office – a 10 minute-walk from the station – and will travel up to 10 weeks a year to your territories. You will have the ability to provide and share useful customer feedback and market feedback on trends that Quarto can publish into.

A determined, positive and commercial sales person, you will have foreign rights/international sales experience and have outstanding communication, sales and negotiating skills.  You will know how to build and maintain superb customer relationships and have the commercial awareness to identify sales opportunities and close deals.

You will need to be highly organised and be able to collaborate effectively with internal colleagues to ensure that co-editions are contracted, delivered and paid-for according to agreed terms and conditions.

The ability to successfully conduct business in German will be an advantage.

Please send a full CV and letter of application including salary expectations to Marion Serre, Associate Foreign Rights Director:

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