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Publisher Storytel Original Bulgaria

At Storytel we believe that powerful stories add an extra dimension to life. We offer thousands of audiobooks and ebooks to customers in thirteen markets, with several new markets launching in the coming year. Storytel is Northern Europe's largest audiobook streaming service and we are looking to strengthen our Sofia team by adding a Publisher SO.

About the role

As Publisher SO, you will report to the country manager but also keep close relations with the SO publishers in other markets, with the goal to share efforts and achieve international publishing successes. Apart from a passion for stories and audiobooks, you have a good eye for commercial quality, are familiar with digital publishing models and have an excellent ability to think from our customer’s perspective.

Your work will primarily consist of:

  • Commissioning writers
  • Finding and assessing stories and story ideas/concepts
  • Contract negotiation
  • Setting and following up on publishing plans
  • Setting and monitoring budgets and production plans
  • Achieving the set publishing goals
  • Be the local contact for external partners (such as licensees)

You have:

  • A university degree in a relevant field
  • At least 5 years of demonstrable relevant working experience. Previous work with dramaturgy of series and/or scripts give merit
  • Native Bulgarian and excellent language skills in English. Preferably other languages as well
  • Strong social and communication skills, both verbally and in writing.
  • Good negotiation skills
  • You are sociable, take initiative and with passion to lead projects with external and internal peers.

What we can offer

Storytel offers you the opportunity to become part of a fast growing and international company that embraces the latest technologies on the market. A good company culture is important to us at Storytel and we believe in, and focus on, personal development. Our office in Bulgaria is situated right in the city center of Sofia. If you would like to read more about Storytel and our service, please have a look at www.storytel.com

Does this sound interesting? We would love to get your application today. Please write your cover letter and CV in English.

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Sofia Directions


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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