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Licensing Coordinator, Hachette Children’s Group

Licensing Coordinator

Hachette Children’s Group

Who we are and what we do

Hachette Children’s Group is seeking an energetic and self-motivated Coordinator to join its licensing out team, working across TV, film, stage, merchandise and partnership/promotional rights for the HCG list. This is an exciting opportunity to work on adaptations and brand extensions for some of the biggest books on our list, and to contribute to our brilliant list of in-house IP creation and Licensed publishing projects.

What you’ll be doing

Reporting to the Head of Licensed Content, the successful candidate will help to build our licensing out business and drive revenue, with a particular focus on merchandise and stage categories. They will work with the Head of Licensed Content to identify titles on the HCG list with potential in other media (Stage, TV, film, merchandise, etc), develop contacts and build networks within the stage, live event and merchandise industries, pitch our books to potential partners and negotiate contracts with the support of their manager.

The Coordinator will also provide essential administrative support to the Head of Licensed Content and across all aspects of HCG’s licensing out business. This will include record-keeping and invoicing for licensing and partnership/promotion deals, diary management and organising trade fair schedules, managing contact databases, expenses, and any other admin tasks relating to licensing out and to partnerships and promotions.

Who we’re looking for

Applicants should be self-motivated, organised and adaptable, with a positive outlook and at least assistant-level experience. Market knowledge of the stage and/or merchandise industries would be a huge asset.

What we offer

This is a varied and exciting role, where you’ll be working on some of the best brands in Children’s books and looking for new opportunities.  We offer a competitive salary and benefits package together with a creative and exciting working environment. Holiday entitlement starts at 25 days and Bank holidays.

Our Commitment

Hachette employs people on the basis of their abilities. We aim to attract and develop talent from a base as broad as the world of readers we want to reach, with a wide and representative range of age, faith, disability, race, gender, sexuality and socio-economic, regional and cultural backgrounds

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.

Please email your full CV and a covering letter stating your current salary to: recruitment@hachette.co.uk. Alternatively, hard copies can be sent to: HR Department, Hachette UK, Carmelite House, 50 Victoria Embankment, London EC4Y 0DZ.

Closing date: 25th February 2019

Salary: £24,000-25,000