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London, Covent Garden
Posted on: Thursday 26 October, 2017
Contracts Manager (Maternity Cover)
£ Competitive, London
Thames & Hudson is looking to recruit an experienced, self-motivated, hard-working and conscientious Contracts Manager for up to a 12-month maternity cover contract to commence early-January 2018.
Reporting to our Associate Director, Legal & Business Affairs, the successful candidate will be responsible for:
•Drafting, negotiating and overseeing T&H’s publishing and associated agreements, ensuring that the most advantageous contractual terms are achieved;
•Drafting and negotiating bought-in contracts and checking international sales agreements;
•Advising colleagues on contractual issues; and
•The supervision and management of the Contracts Assistant.
Essential attributes include:
•A good working knowledge of publishing contracts and copyright;
•Energy, enthusiasm and attention to detail;
•Excellent organizational and communication skills; and
•An interest in Thames & Hudson’s wide-ranging list.
Previous experience in the Legal, Contracts or Rights department of a publishing company particularly one that publishes illustrated titles on a co-edition basis would be a distinct advantage. This position offers a varied and in-depth experience of international publishing within a small but friendly department at one of the world’s foremost illustrated book publishers.