Manager, Subsidiary Rights

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Non-Executive Management

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As a part of an active and growing department, the Subsidiary Rights Manager is responsible for overseeing a combination of domestic and UK rights for all of Harlequin's Trade program and will report to the Director, Subsidiary Rights and Harlequin Audio.


* Represent titles from the Harlequin Trade program: Hanover Square Press, Park Row Books, Graydon House Books, HQN, Carina Press, MIRA and Inkyard (our Young Adult list).
* Identify potential subsidiary rights opportunities and make presentations to potential.
* Negotiate and sell both domestic and UK rights: UK, Audio, Book Club, Condensation, and other rights to be determined.
* Prepare for and attend international book fairs.


* Minimum of 3 years of Subsidiary Rights experience, including experience in attending book fairs
* Proven track record in selling UK and other rights
* Ability to work independently and as a part of a small, tight-knit team
* Experience in preparing selling presentations, including pitch letters to coagents and licensees, and in preparing rights guides for book fairs
* Compelling verbal and written communication skills, both with individuals and groups
* Excellent organizational, prioritizing, and multi-tasking skills, with strong attention to detail
* Should have strong contacts within the UK rights community and scouting agencies

HarperCollins Publishers is a company full of people who are passionate about books. When you apply for a position, we want to know why you want to work here, and why you are interested in the job. That's why cover letters are strongly preferred.

Harlequin is committed to providing accommodations in all parts of the hiring process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Harlequin is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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