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


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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