Paid Internship – Quarto Foreign Rights Sales, based in Brighton. (Proficiency in at least one foreign language preferable)
Duration: minimum 3 months (3-5 day/week)
Salary: National minimum wage
Start Date: Immediate
The Quarto Publishing Group, world-renowned creator of high-end illustrated books in the fields of art design, lifestyle, and reference, has a paid internship position available within the Foreign Rights Sales department, based at its Brighton office, only a 45-minute train ride from Clapham Junction.
You will be working with a well-established team of foreign rights managers responsible for the sales of international editions in over 35 languages throughout the world. The Quarto Group is widely recognised as having one of the most dynamic, professional and proactive foreign rights divisions in international co-edition publishing. We pride ourselves on our in-depth knowledge of global publishing markets and trends. With managers in London, Brighton and Sydney, and an agent in Berlin, the Quarto Foreign Rights division brings together the energies of 30 Quarto’s foreign rights specialists and is one of the largest such departments in the publishing industry, selling 30 adults and children imprints across the Quarto Group.
We are looking for a lively, hard-working, well-motivated and internationally-minded person to gain experience of working within this dynamic international publishing organisation. You will be involved in a variety of projects touching on editorial, production, sales, customer service, book fair & sales conference organisation. Based in Brighton you will be working closely within a very friendly, small sales team. We can be flexible on the hours and the duration of the internship, but would ideally envisage 3-5 days a week and a minimum 3 month placement.
Energy, enthusiasm, attention to detail, and excellent organisational & communication skills are essential and knowledge of a foreign language would be useful. If you have ability, initiative and are an achiever, we will stretch you. This is a brilliant opportunity to intern in a vibrant, social environment with the chance to gain lots of training as soon as you get through the door.
Please apply in writing with full C.V and cover letter to: Nicole Kemble, Foreign Rights Director, RotoVision SA, Sheridan House, 114 Western Rd, Brighton & Hove, BN3 1DD. Email firstname.lastname@example.org