Rights Manager

South Brunswick
Aug 07, 2013
Sep 06, 2013
Human Resources
Full Time
The Production Department is looking for a Rights Manager to negotiate and obtain cover art rights and licensing terms for all HarperCollins print and E-Book titles. This individual will be in charge of managing all Foreign Rights for covers and providing information and assets to foreign publishers. This position requires a self-starter who can work independently while exercising effective verbal and written communication abilities. It is ideally suited for a dynamic, detail-oriented individual with exceptional organization and record-keeping skills.

*Please note that this position will be permanently located in South Brunswick, NJ but for the 1st several months, it will be located our NYC Office*

•Manage cover rights process for HarperCollins trade books
•Negotiate fees for image files for cover print and E-Book use
•Investigate photo credit contact information
•Enter E-Book cover right information into PIX
•Research contracts for image usage and terms
•Provide support for the digital imaging department including maintaining reports and metrics
•Pre-flight PDF files; prepare artwork for printing and E-Book use
•Output proofs for routing and approvals

•Minimum 3-5 years of related experience
•Must possess college degree
•Detail-oriented, well organized, able to set priorities and juggle multiple projects under pressure
•Must be able to work well with Art Directors, various internal departments and external vendors
•Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
•Experience in Microsoft Excel
•Experience in Mac OS
•Adobe Creative Suites Experience a plus

To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume through our website: http://harpercollinscareers.com. No phone calls/agencies.

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