Foreign Rights Assistant Octopus

Foreign Rights Assistant

Octopus Publishing Group


Octopus Publishing Group is a leading publisher of illustrated books, shortlisted in 2016 for Publisher of the Year Award by The British Book Industry. The group is comprised of ten imprints, each with their own identity, but all publishing consumer-focused and highly successful titles for their markets. As a group we have over 40 years’ experience working with high-profile authors and trusted partners and associations to produce exciting, market-leading books. Within the group we publish across an array of subjects including cookery, wine, gardening, interiors, health, parenting, reference, antiques, sport, mind body spirit, pet care, mapping and more.

Octopus Publishing Group is looking for an assistant to join our busy Foreign Rights department. The role will involve assisting with the fulfilment of the department’s co-edition and licence deals with overseas customers as well as giving administrative support to two of the rights sales managers. It will also require regular communication with the production, design, editorial and finance departments in order to ensure the timely and successful delivery of our customer’s orders.

The successful candidate will report to an experienced Foreign Rights Sales Manager. We are looking for a good team player, a highly organised individual with an eye for detail and excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Fluency in one or more foreign languages will be desirable.

Closing date: Wednesday 28th September 2017

To apply, please email your CV, covering letter and salary details to: recruitment@hachette.co.uk  Alternatively, send to: HR Department, Hachette UK, Carmelite House, 50 Victoria Embankment, London, EC4Y 0DZ.

Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are only able to get in touch directly with shortlisted candidates. If you are shortlisted and need us to make any adjustments to help you attend for interview, please do let us know.

Hachette UK is an equal opportunities employer and employs people on the basis of their abilities.