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Royalties administrator

Royalties administrator

locationLondon, UK
ExpiresExpires: 02/07/2024
Operations / Facilities / Admin
Fixed term contract

Closing date for applications: 2nd July 2024

Term: Full-time, fixed term for 6 months

Reports to: Senior Royalties Analyst

Location: Victoria House, Bloomsbury Square, Holborn, London   

Working pattern: Hybrid – minimum 2 days a week from the office, up to 3 days from home

Department: Royalties     

Salary: £26,000 per annum 


Explore this entry-level opportunity in publishing if you have an interest in the key area of Royalties, as well as strong numerical and Excel skills. 

At Bonnier Books UK, we believe that every book matters. We love to publish stories and content that open our eyes to new perspectives and bring us closer together. We offer a nurturing home for our authors, illustrators and brand partners, publishing bestselling books for readers and listeners everywhere. We know that fantastic stories can come from anywhere and our purpose is to bring them to as wide an audience as possible, a simple ethos that has led to us becoming one of the country’s leading publishers.

We are currently recruiting for the position of royalties administrator for 6 months FTC (with possible extension).


Key responsibilities

  • Enter new contracts and contractual amendments into the Biblio royalty system
  • Maintain contractual data, keeping it up to date to ensure accurate calculation of royalty earnings
  • Create, analyse and work from reports
  • Process Third-Party royalty statements and payments
  • Chase missing Third-Party royalty statements
  • Liaise with clients and agents regarding royalty statement queries 
  • To effectively communicate with teams across multiple departments and offices to ensure an accurate information flow
  • Assist on projects to help improve and grow the business
  • Ad hoc duties as required


Knowledge, skills and experience

  • Ability to learn quickly is essential
  • Strong maths skills and basic knowledge of Excel are necessary
  • Well-organised individual, able to prioritise effectively across multiple tasks
  • Knowledge of the publishing industry advantageous but not essential
  • Must be comfortable communicating with external parties and be able to build positive relationships with our authors, illustrators and agents
  • Must be comfortable with a mix of team working and working remotely, including being part of the wider team across Bonnier Books UK
  • Friendly, approachable and able to remain calm under pressure

We welcome and encourage applications from candidates who are under-represented in the creative industries.

Please make sure that you state in your application that you found this role via Creative Access.

Level of experience

  • Entry

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