Foreign Rights Assistant – 3 positions


Are you a highly organised, creative, multi-lingual person? If so, you may be the right candidate to join our Rights team who is looking to fill three Foreign Rights Assistant positions.


Quarto creates inspiring books for adults and children published across the globe. As a Foreign Rights Assistant, you will be a key player in helping maximise foreign rights sales and co-editions.






Starting from £25,500


Closing date 

12th July 2024


Working hours 

35 hours per week, Monday to Friday. We currently operate a discretionary hybrid model; as part of your role, you will work four days in our London office and one day working from home. 


About the roles 

You will be providing support to the sales staff, maintaining trading tools, and helping the team to maximise sales opportunities.


What you will be involved in:

  • Liaising with editorial departments to keep the rights team updated with the latest material and information
  • Maintaining and updating book stocks and databases
  • Creating marketing tools
  • Assisting with the preparation of internal and customer meetings
  • Assisting at the book fairs

About you 

You will have good attention to detail and be comfortable learning to use new tools and databases. You will need to be adept at multi-tasking and prioritising your deadlines. You will enjoy a fast-paced environment and have the flexibility to adapt to change.


Role 1:   Requires fluency in German

Role 2:   Desirable fluency in a language from Central and Eastern Europe

Role 3:   Desirable fluency in a language from the South/Mediterranean markets


You will be able to show you can: 

  • Process and record large amounts of data and material accurately
  • Manage multiple priorities and collaborate effectively with internal colleagues
  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Use Microsoft Office at an advanced level
  • Provide excellent service to both customers and the team


What we can offer  

A supportive, open environment with development opportunities, as well as the following benefits:   

  • 25 days paid holiday per year (increasing up to 30 days per year), plus bank holidays
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Staff discounts on selected shops, retailers, and restaurants
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Pension
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Summer hours
  • Free books scheme
  • Active social and diversity committees  


How to apply 

Please send a CV and cover letter to by the closing date and state the vacancy name in the email subject title.


Please ensure you cover the following:

  • Your motivation and match with the role requirements
  • What appeals to you about this particular role
  • What key skills, experience and achievements do you have that you think are relevant to this role, and why. Please provide examples of how you have used or demonstrated those
  • Where you saw the vacancy advertised 

All applicants must be able to demonstrate the right to live and work in the UK in order to be considered for the vacancy.  


We employ individuals based on their abilities and welcome applicants from all backgrounds regardless of disability, ethnic origin, gender, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, belief, age, or sexual orientation.   


As a Disability Confident Committed employer, we aim to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible for disabled people. Therefore, we encourage you to inform us of any reasonable adjustments you may require during your interview process. Please note, you only need to disclose information that you are comfortable sharing in order for us to accommodate your request. 


Please note that due to the high volume of applications we receive, we only be able to respond to candidates selected for interview. 

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