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Harpercollins Publishers

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HarperCollins Publishers is seeking a Contracts Manager to join its Contracts Department. This position is responsible for preparing contracts and amendments for imprints in the Children's and Trade publishing groups.

Responsibilities:

- Prepares author contracts and amendments and other contracts as needed for imprints in the Children’s and Trade publishing groups

- Reviews requests submitted by editors

- Negotiates contracts and amendments with authors, agents, and lawyers

- Revises contracts and amendments

- Finalizes contracts and amendments after they have been signed by author

- Ensures effective operations by interfacing with Royalty, Publishing Operations and Finance Departments

- Interprets contract details to answer queries from internal personnel and third parties

- Handles Author estate issues

- Processes payee changes

- Performs other tasks as needed

Qualifications:

- A 4-year college degree, with 3-4 years of prior contracts drafting experience in the Contracts Department of a book publisher required

- Strong verbal, communication, drafting and negotiating skills

- Strong MS Office skills

- Excellent attention to detail with exceptional organizational ability

- Able to work independently and set priorities under pressure

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.

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HarperCollins Publishers is an equal opportunity employer.

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195 Broadway

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To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume through our website: https://careers-harpercollins.icims.com/jobs/2466/contracts-manager/job

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Harpercollins Publishers
Website : http://www.harpercollins.co.uk

Company Profile
With a heritage stretching back nearly 200 years, HarperCollins is one of the world’s foremost English-language publishers, offering the best-quality content right across the spectrum, from enduring classics to cutting-edge contemporary fiction; from digital dictionaries to online curricula; and pretty much everything in between.

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