Careers

Working at Imagine That Publishing is an opportunity to be part of an innovative, creative and energetic company. Based in a beautiful part of Suffolk, five minutes walk from Woodbridge Train Station, we pride ourselves on having a strong family culture and publish over 300 children’s books a year aimed at the UK and International market.

To apply for any of the positions below, please email your CV and cover letter to Jo Fenn at jo@imaginethat.com

 

FOREIGN RIGHTS SALES EXECUTIVE; Permanent, full-time position but part-time will be considered.

Job Overview

  • Sell co-edition and translation rights across all children’s lists
  • Maximise rights sales turnover and profit for agreed territories, reaching and exceeding sales targets
  • Research and identify prospective new customers and exploit potential for sales growth
  • Managing a range of accounts to meet targets agreed and set at the beginning of the financial year
  • Ongoing Customer relationship building with key accounts, both new and existing
  • Target New Business Opportunities
  • Highlight customer and industry trends with a view to sales growth in international markets.
  • Demonstrate awareness of competitors in the market place for the whole market, carrying out regular competitor research.
  • Negotiating on price, costs, delivery and specifications with buyers and managers
  • Meet individual quarterly sales targets and KPI’s
  • Attend book fairs and undertake regular sales trips to allocated territories

Skills and experience required

  • Previous experience managing customer accounts within a sales environment with strong sales and negotiation skills
  • Preferably publishing industry experience. If not, a passion for books with a desire to develop a career within the publishing industry
  • Fluency in a second language is desirable
  • First-class communication and negotiation skills and fluent written and spoken English
  • Excellent administrative skills with the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and prioritise accordingly
  • The ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Financially and commercially astute
  • Proven organizational, time management and strategic planning skills
  • A professional attitude towards business practise
  • Determined, positive and a team player
  • Advanced use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

Working at Imagine That Publishing is challenging but fun!

Join a team with a real family feeling and start making a difference to the next generation of readers!

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