Broadcast Department Assistant
Literary Agents, Peters Fraser & Dunlop, seeks a bright, energetic assistant to become an integral member of the Broadcast team. An exciting and involving position, you will work with the Head of Broadcast and our Film & TV Agent assisting them to promote and licence the company’s books, authors and clients for film, television and radio. A keen interest in books is essential and a knowledge of the TV/film industry a bonus.
Alongside normal assistant duties, your role will include:
The successful candidates will:
Please send a short covering email and CV to email@example.com by Friday 30th January. Interviews w/c 2nd Feb. Role starts during w/c 9th Feb.
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Foreign Rights Executive
A new position, for a dynamic foreign rights executive within literary agency Peters Fraser and Dunlop. PFD is expanding its prestigious classics and Estates department, and this newly created appointment will enable the agency to maximise the many international publishing opportunities inherent within the growing catalogue of clients and properties, including major brand Estates Georges Simenon, DH Lawrence , Margery Allingham, Rebecca West, C S Forester, H E Bates, Clifford Simak, Mervyn Peake and Eric Ambler.
The candidate will report to the Director of Estates and be responsible for finding creative new publishing opportunities across the world in specific territories, and for maximising revenue potential within these areas. They will develop a comprehensive international strategy based on research and analysis, and they will build a global network of contacts in all related fields. They will be adept at pitching books and will be keen to travel to book fairs to meet publishers.
The ideal candidate will have at least two years’ international rights sales experience, relevant to Estates, and be able to demonstrate a knowledge of international markets and publishers, and most importantly an entrepreneurial flair and enthusiastic spirit. Salary on application.
Please send a CV and cover letter to Ellis at firstname.lastname@example.org
Internships at Peters Fraser and Dunlop
PFD offers bright and energetic first-timers an opportunity to discover what agencies are all about. We run paid internship schemes within the books department, foreign rights and the broadcast department. All applicants must be a British citizen or have a valid work permit, which we are not able to organise on your behalf.