Careers at Peters Fraser + Dunlop

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Foreign Rights Assistant

A new vacancy for an enthusiastic, dynamic and highly-motivated foreign rights assistant has opened within our agency.

The candidate will have a genuine interest in foreign rights, a keen eye for detail and will be proficient in managing a high volume of administration work.

The candidate will be a crucial part of the foreign rights team. Responsibilities will include (but not be limited to):

  • Organising schedules for books fairs and foreign trips
  • Preparing rights guides for book fairs and foreign trips
  • Ensuring department databases (including BP) are up to date
  • Processing and executing contracts as well as adding to BP and Therefore
  • Supporting the foreign rights team submissions of manuscripts to foreign publishers
  • Liaising with authors and foreign publishers
  • General office administration for the department

The candidate will be highly organised, articulate over phone and email and be a passionate reader of both fiction and non-fiction. Experience preferable but not necessary.

Starting date is ASAP. If you are interested, please send your CV and covering letter to Laura Otal at by Friday 31st May.


PFD offers bright and energetic first-timers an opportunity to discover what agencies are all about. We run paid internship schemes within the Books department. All applicants must be a British citizen or have a valid work permit, which we are not able to organise on your behalf.

Please send your applications to Lucy Irvine at