Careers

Working at Imagine That Publishing is an opportunity to be part of an innovative, creative and energetic company, with a success story that continues to grow.

From picture books to chapter fiction and novelty books to activity kits, we publish over 300 children’s titles a year across our multiple imprints in both the UK and international markets. Inspiring children to read, learn, play and create lies at the heart of everything we do.
 
Working at Imagine That comes with great benefits. Our picturesque riverside location is the base for plenty of social and wellbeing activities, including our weekly ‘Flying Elephants’ running club and Cycle to Work scheme, plus a company pension programme and 23 to 25 days holiday.
 
To join the Imagine That family, be part of a growing independent business and start making a difference to the next generation of readers, see our current vacancies below.

 

Current Vacancies

International Rights Sales Manager

International Rights Sales Executive

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

 


 

International Rights Sales Manager

Location

The ideal candidate would be willing to re-locate to Woodbridge, Suffolk, however candidates located remotely will be considered. There will be a requirement to work from the office on a weekly basis.

Hours

Full-time but part-time will be considered.

Job Overview

We are looking for a successful Sales person with 5 years plus experience in International Rights / Foreign Rights to join our expanding Sales team.  This role is ideally suited for someone looking to further their already successful career in Publishing and is an opportunity to join a dynamic company and play a leading role in developing and growing the existing customer database along with exploiting new markets.

  • Selling co-edition and translation rights across our three children’s imprints to existing accounts.
  • Identify, research and target new business opportunities to grow our list of customer accounts.
  • Create and Implement sales strategies for your territories
  • Work closely with the Sales Director and Head of Foreign Rights to establish targets and turnover for your agreed territories and be able to maximise rights sales turnover and profit for agreed territories.
  • Excellent knowledge of customer and industry trends and ability to use this knowledge to suggest product ideas for the international market.
  • Negotiate on price, costs, delivery and specifications with buyers and then liaise with internal customers to satisfy the business and customer needs.
  • Manage annual trip budget and forecasting
  • Attend International book fairs and undertake regular sales trips abroad to your allocated territories.

Skills and experience required

  • Previous experience managing customer accounts within a Publishing environment with strong sales and negotiation skills
  • Fluency in a second language is desirable
  • Financially and commercially astute
  • Proven organizational, time management and strategic planning skills
  • A professional attitude towards business practise

Package

Competitive Salary, Company Pension, 25 days holiday, Death in Service Policy, fitness clubs and social activities.

To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit a Cover Letter, CV and current / expected salary to Jo Fenn (jo@imaginethat.com) for review.

 

International Rights Sales Executive

Location

The ideal candidate would be willing to re-locate to Woodbridge, Suffolk, however candidates located remotely will be considered. There will be a requirement to work from the office on a weekly basis.

Hours

Full-time but part-time will be considered.

Job Overview

We are looking for a confident and passionate Sales Executive with minimum of 2 years experience in International Rights / Foreign Rights to join our growing International Sales team.  This role is ideally suited for someone looking to progress their Publishing career and is an opportunity to join a dynamic company.

  • Selling co-edition and translation rights across our three children’s imprints to existing accounts.
  • Identify, research and target new business opportunities to grow our list of customer accounts.
  • Work closely with the Head of Foreign Rights to establish targets and turnover for your agreed territories.
  • Manage your sales turnover and profit for agreed territories.
  • Negotiate on price, costs, delivery and specifications with buyers and then liaise with internal customers to satisfy the business and customer needs.
  • Attend International book fairs and undertake regular sales trips abroad to your allocated territories.

Skills and experience required

  • Previous experience managing customer accounts with strong sales and negotiation skills
  • Determined, positive and a team player
  • Proven organizational, time management and strategic planning skills
  • A professional attitude towards business practise
  • Advanced use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Excellent administrative skills with the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and prioritise accordingly
  • Ability to speak another language would be an advantage

Package

Competitive Salary, Company Pension, 23 days holiday, Death in Service Policy, fitness clubs and social activities.

To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit a Cover Letter, CV and current / expected salary to Jo Fenn (jo@imaginethat.com) for review.

Working at Imagine That is challenging but fun - come and join an ambitious team in a supportive environment that strives to inspire children every day.

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