Rights Assistant

HarperCollins Publishers

  • Team: Group Rights
  • Salary: £25,000
  • Location: London, UK
  • Closing: 5:00pm, 25th Jan 2022 GMT

Perks and benefits

Healthcare
Retirement benefits
Wellness programs
Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
Extra holiday
Professional development
Mentoring/coaching
Cycle to work scheme

Candidate happiness

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Job Description

Purpose of the Role

To provide vital administrative support to the Rights Team and where necessary across the Rights group. This role is business and administrative focused, fast paced and varied, requiring accuracy and attention to detail. You will be contributing to a key commercial division of HarperCollins and will have the opportunity to develop key transferable skills.

Person Specification

  • Working closely with the Rights team to ensure the maintenance and accuracy of our rights system and database, adding translation deals / customers / contracts to database

  • Contracts: getting comfortable with contracts and their terms (old and new); creating & drafting contracts and logging on database

  • Adding contracts to Docusign and linking to Database

  • General and administrative support to Rights team in US and Translation rights

  • Creating / extracting and sending out royalty invoices to customers, chasing outstanding invoices.

Skills, Experience and Disposition

  • Experience of working in an office environment

  • A keen interest in Rights and the desire to learn more about this part of the business and its place in the industry

  • Impeccable record keeping and proactive follow ups

  • Being comfortable with an administrative and business-focused workload.

  • Solutions focused and proactive attitude

  • Tech-savvy with computer skills in Word and Excel

  • Meticulous attention to detail when working with systems and large sums of data.

  • Methodical with the ability to prioritise and manage a high workload

  • Good levels of numeracy skills

  • Practical and flexible

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