Exciting Job Opportunity

1st July, 2024

Translation Rights Agent/ France

Andrew Nurnberg Associates are looking for an experienced, proactive and organized Translation Rights Agent (France) to start on the 2nd September 2024.

Responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):

  • Representing the authors of our clients and ANA in the French market
  • Strategizing and pitching projects to publishers
  • Preparing and managing submissions in France.
  • Managing the deal process from auction and negotiation to contract
  • Advising on all aspects of the author’s/clients’ French business, from submission to publication
  • Communicating with clients about jackets, publication strategy.
  • Liaising as Client Contact for some of our clients.
  • Line Management of one part time assistant
  • Sales trips and attending book fairs.

Working across a range of works from bestselling and award-winning fiction and non-fiction authors and Literary Estates to Childrens and Young Adult authors this is an exciting opportunity for someone who will have worked in publishing in a translation rights capacity for at least four years and has excellent knowledge of the French market. Fluency in French is required. Candidates applying should have proven deal making skills and a good understanding of international trends.

Andrew Nurnberg Associates reserves the right to close the application process early if we have found the right candidate.

The role is full-time and will be based in our new Bloomsbury office for typically 3 days per week, with the option of remote working for the remaining days.

Salary: £35,000-£40,000 dependant on experience

More info re the agency at www.andrewnurnberg.co.uk

Andrew Nurnberg Associates employs people based on their abilities. We aim to attract and develop talent with a wide and representative range of age, faith, disability, race, gender, sexuality, and socio-economic, regional and cultural backgrounds.

To apply, please email your CV and covering letter (outlining your suitability for the role with reference to the specifications above) to spfannenstiel@nurnberg.co.uk

Please include contact information for two referees and details of your salary and notice period (if applicable)

Closing Date: 12th July 2024