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Storytel is one of the world’s leading audiobook and ebook streaming services. 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. Storytel, a Swedish company founded in 2005, is both a digital platform provider as well as a comprehensive publishing group. As we continue to grow, we are looking to strengthen our Global Content Team with a Global Rights Manager who will work with our catalogue of rights across our markets.

About the role

As Global 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 Acquisition but will also keep close relations with our 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 and/or working with major IP:s
  • Excellent language skills in 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, very responsible and take initiatives. 

What we can offer

Storytel offers a friendly, entrepreneurial and fast-moving work environment where new ideas and creativity is welcomed. We like doing things in new ways and questioning old truths. The Storytel culture - characterised by being welcoming and helpful - is important to us. 

The Storytel headquarter is situated in the center of Stockholm, Sweden. If you like to read more about us and our products please have a look at

Does this sound interesting? We would love to get your application today.

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


Tryckerigatan 4
111 28 Stockholm 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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