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Royalties assistant

Royalties assistant

locationGreater London, UK
remoteHybrid
ExpiresExpires: 04/06/2022
Operations / Facilities / Admin
Permanent position
Entry
£20,000 to £30,000 per year

Working pattern: Flexible home working up to three days per week

Salary range: £23,000 - £25,000 per annum

Closing date: 3rd June at midnight

 

Are you interested in the relationship between sales, authors & publishing houses? Want to work with one of the UK's leading book publishers?

We are currently recruiting a forward-thinking individual to assist in the development and running of the Royalties function within a fast-growing, leading publishing house.

 

Responsibilities

  • Enter and maintain contractual data and payments, to ensure accurate calculation of royalty earnings
  • Create, analyse and work from reports
  • Process third-party statements and payments
  • Liaise with clients and agents regarding statement queries
  • Become a key team member in a constantly changing industry, communicating with teams across multiple departments and offices
  • Assist on projects to help improve and grow the business
  • Ad hoc duties as required

 

Knowledge, skills, experience

  • Forward-thinking and focused on continual improvement and development
  • Friendly, approachable and able to remain calm under pressure
  • Strong math skills and an ability to learn quickly
  • Knowledge of the publishing industry advantageous but not essential
  • Must be comfortable taking phone calls and be able to build positive ongoing relationships with our valued authors, illustrators and agents
  • Basic knowledge of Excel desirable
  • Prior experience with Biblio advantageous but not required
  • Must be comfortable with a mix of team-working and working alone, including as part of a team spread across the UK

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

Please state in your application that you found this role through Creative Access.

Fields of study

  • Mathematics / Statistics

Years of experience

  • Entry

Salary range

  • £20,000 to £30,000 per year

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