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At Storytel we believe that powerful stories add an extra dimension to life. Storytel is one of the world’s leading audiobook and eBook streaming services and we offer unlimited listening to consumers in 20+ markets, with several new markets launching in the coming year. Our vision is to make the world a more empathetic place with great stories to be shared and enjoyed by anyone, anywhere, anytime. We are now looking for a Publisher to join the team!

About the Role 

As Publisher, you will be a part of a team of passionate employees in İstanbul, reporting to the Publishing Manager but also working together with the Country Manager of Turkey. You will also work closely with Global teams and be a part of the fast-growing Storytel family – with colleagues in 20+ markets across the world. 


  • Negotiating and buying the required rights.
  • Content acquisition and other content related works
  • Setting and following up on publishing plans
  • Reporting and budgeting.
  • Working with and assisting related departments for the production, curation and promotion of the content

About You

We are looking for someone who has strong social and communication skills, both verbally and in writing. You have knowledge and interest in books and literature and you are a great negotiator.

To be successful in this role we believe that you:

  •  Have a university degree in a relevant field
  • Are a Native Turkish and have excellent language skills in English. 
  • Have least 3 to 5 years of demonstrable relevant working experience. 
  • Experience in working with agreements and contracts, legal aspects of the licensing and rights

And for some bonus points:

  • Knowledge in other languages
  • Previous experience within the publishing industry is a plus


What we offer

Storytel offers a friendly, entrepreneurial and fast-moving work environment where new ideas and creativity are welcomed. We like doing things in new ways and questioning old methods. The Storytel culture - characterized by being welcoming and helpful - is important to us. We don’t believe in hierarchy and micromanagement; we highly believe in giving responsibility and having people grow alongside it. And of course - you get unlimited listening to audio and eBooks from our service!


Does this sound like you? If you feel like Storytel is a place where you could thrive, let us know and we will contact you as soon as possible.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


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The Storytellers in 4 words?
Friendly, Welcoming, Helpful, Innovative.

Amount of coffee and tea cups per day?
Impossible to know, we like our hot beverages.

Number of orange headphones?

Times we celebrate?
Whenever we have something to celebrate. Which is quite often, we like to celebrate - preferably with cake. 

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