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Senior Contracts Executive (Maternity Cover)

Central London
Available on request
Date Posted:
10 Jan 2019
Advertising End Date:
31 Jan 2019
Vacancy Type:
Job Description

We have a great opportunity to join a leading book publisher as a Senior Contracts Executive. You will play an integral role in the business and be responsible for the preparation and negotiation of publishing agreements across the business. This is a maternity cover contract. 

Key duties:

  • Prepare and negotiate publishing agreements
  • Draft and negotiate head contracts, boilerplates and any applicable precedents or company policies
  • Work closely with internal teams and help to develop and improve processes
  • Negotiate, check and amend subsidiary rights agreements
  • Support in the training, mentoring and managing of Contracts Assistant
  • Ad hoc contractual queries as required

Experience / skills required:

  • Previous experience of drafting and negotiating contracts from template
  • Ability to liaise and collaborate with a variety of stakeholders including agents and authors
  • Track record of successful negotiations 
  • Excellent communication skills with strong organisational and negotiation skills
  • Knowledge of the publishing industry would be advantageous

For further information, please apply online or email a CV and salary expectations to catherineroney@atwoodtate.co.uk

Contact:             Catherine Roney 
Tel:                    0203 574 4429

Atwood Tate embraces diversity and seeks to promote the benefits of diversity in all of our business activities and to develop a business culture that reflects that belief. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief.