Full Time Job

Subsidiary Rights Associate

Simon & Schuster

New York, NY 10-04-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Simon & Schuster is a global leader in general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for readers of all ages, and in all printed, digital and audio formats. Its distinguished roster of authors includes many of the world's most popular and widely recognized writers, and winners of the most prestigious literary honors and awards.

It is home to numerous well-known imprints and divisions such as Simon & Schuster, Scribner, Atria Books, Gallery Books, Pocket Books, Adams Media, Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing and Simon & Schuster Audio and international companies in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom, and proudly brings the works of its authors to readers in more than 200 countries and territories. For more information visit our website at www.simonandschuster.com.

Simon & Schuster seeks a Subsidiary Rights Associate to negotiate licenses for serial, book club, large print, hardcover reprint and international rights licenses for select titles from the Scribner, Avid Reader/Touchstone and Saga/Gallery imprints.

Additonal responsibilities include:
-- Submiting proposals, manuscripts, galleys, and books with pitch letters to potential buyers.
-- Providing licensees and potential licensees with marketing information, reviews, print information, advance quotes, sales figures, etc., as well as final-stage materials from which to print.
-- Preparing seasonal rights lists and meeting with potential buyers to go over sub rights lists and future titles for potential sales.
--Responding to acquisition questions from editorial colleagues and supply comments on salability of proposed projects.
-- Researching royalty, sales and contract information for titles up for renewal/reversion/termination and negotiate renewals.
-- Coordinating supply of production materials to licensee publishers.

Previous experience in book publishing required.

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rzp937-3-229-142-91-42 in your application.