Translation

Success in the international rights market depends on regular contact, and we work hard to nurture our relationships with overseas publishers and agents that have been built up over many years.

With a wealth of experience in foreign rights-selling in all markets and genres, our translation agents deal directly with their customers as well as using local co-agents.

Please refer to the Rights Guides and Archive sections above for more information on the books in which we handle translation rights.

For all general enquiries about translation and foreign rights for our adult titles, please email emmaschouten@davidhigham.co.uk. For general enquiries about translation and foreign rights of any children’s titles, please email camilleburns@davidhigham.co.uk.

 

VACANCY – Children’s Translation Rights Executive

We are looking for a proactive, creative and organised Children’s Rights Executive to join our Translation team. This is a newly created role and an excellent opportunity for a candidate with 1–2 years’ experience, looking to take the next step in their rights career and join the agency at an exciting time. The role involves licensing translation rights across the DHA Children’s list into a number of markets, both direct and via co-agents.

The successful candidate will have a sharp eye for detail and be confident managing a high volume of work. You’ll enjoy reading a wide range of children’s and Young Adult books and have a keen interest in the international publishing market. You will have prior experience of licensing translation rights, including negotiating financial terms and pitching.

We are a dynamic, busy team, so a can-do attitude and a willingness to participate are very important. Knowledge of a foreign language is helpful but not mandatory.

Please send your CV and covering letter to Allison Cole. The closing date for applications is Friday, 5 December 2019. Salary details on application. DHA reserves the right to close the application process early if we have found the right candidate.