Careers at Peters Fraser + Dunlop

Job Opportunities

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 lotal@pfd.co.uk by Friday 31st May.

Internships

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 lirvine@pfd.co.uk.