Job vacancy at Nick Hern Books: Performing Rights Assistant

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

**UPDATE 10 January, 10:00am - Applications for this position are now closed**

We are seeking a part-time member of staff to work alongside our Performing Rights Manager at our office in Shepherd’s Bush, West London.

Nick Hern Books’ Performing Rights department licenses schools, colleges, universities and amateur drama companies worldwide to perform most of the 1000+ plays we have published.

Your responsibilities will include dealing with initial enquiries from interested amateur companies; liaising with playwrights’ agents to check the availability and secure the release of performing rights; processing applications and payments, and issuing licences; involvement in marketing initiatives and strategies; and assisting in the day-to-day operations of the Performing Rights department.

We are looking for someone with a degree-level qualification and at least some experience of working in an office environment. A demonstrable knowledge of and interest in theatre is essential.

Applications close on 9 January 2015. For more information, including how to apply, see here: