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Global Rights Manager to Storytel Publishing

Storytel is Northern Europe's largest audiobook streaming service. We offer thousands of audiobooks and e-books to customers in ten markets, with several new markets launching in the coming year. For Storytel Publishing, we are looking for a rights coordinator/manager who will work with our catalogue of rights across our markets.

As Rights Manager, you will be working with acquiring and selling/sublicensing rights from our catalogue. You will also work with distribution deals of our content on other platforms, backlist management and handling templates for rights and agreements across all Storytel markets. You will report to the Head of the rights management team but will also keep close relations with the publishers in other markets, and support them with the goal to share efforts and achieve international publishing successes.

Your work will primarily consist of:

  • Contract negotiation
  • Rights coordination of our back catalogue, working to prolong and extend licensing periods
  • Administrating rights agreements
  • Achieving set publishing goals
  • Be the local contact person for business partners (such as licensees)
  • Finding and assessing stories and story ideas/concepts

Your profile:

  • A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  • At least 5 years of demonstrable relevant working experience from rights management / publishing
  • Excellent language skills in Swedish, English and preferably one or two other languages
  • Good negotiation skills
  • A very thorough and meticulous approach

Apart from a passion for stories and audiobooks, you have a good eye for commercial quality, are familiar with digital publishing models and are used to work meticulously with contracts and agreements. You have strong communicative skills, both verbally and in writing. You are sociable, take initiative and very responsible.

What we can offer

A team of great colleagues waits in the Norstedts house on Riddarholmen in central Stockholm. Additionally we can offer the opportunity to experience first hand a developing company that embraces the latest technologies in everything we do. Good company culture and strong corporate values are important to us at Storytel and we believe in, and focus on, personal development. If you like to read more about us and our products please have a look at www.storytel.se.

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111 28 Stockholm Directions


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