Rights Executive

Rights Executive


Adult Subsidiary Rights


Pan Macmillan is one of the most successful publishers in the UK, winning Publisher of the Year twice in the last three years with market-beating year-on-year growth over the last five years. 


Pan Macmillan is looking to appoint an ambitious, dynamic, and commercially minded person who is ready to take the next step in their career by joining a leading rights team and developing their skills and experience as a Rights Executive, selling translation, serialization, and domestic rights across the Pan Macmillan adult lists.    


The Adult Rights department sells subsidiary rights for the fiction and non-fiction imprints of Macmillan, Pan, Picador, Bluebird, Mantle, and Tor.


The key tasks of the role will include but are not limited to the following:


  • The sale of translation rights, directly in Poland and Portugal, and through co-agents in 

Eastern Europe and other key territories throughout the world

  • The sale of Serialisation rights in a wide range of titles across the non-fiction lists

  • The sale of Large Print and domestic rights

  • Maintaining and building excellent customer relationships


We are looking for someone who will thrive in a very busy rights department and be able to work effectively within a team. They should be extremely well-organised, have excellent sales, administrative and interpersonal skills and be able to prioritise tasks efficiently.


In return we can offer you a supportive working environment as well as a competitive salary and benefits package.  


The position is based at our stunning new offices in Farringdon.

To apply, please submit your named CV and named covering letter confirming your current salary and notice period, quoting reference PAN/018/19 via email to [email protected]


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Closing date: 14th August 2019


All applicants must be able to demonstrate the right to live and work in the UK in order to be considered for the vacancy.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position.