Permissions Research Intern
- Part Time
The predominant task of the Permissions Research Intern will be clearing 400 image permissions for PICTURED WORLDS, a collection of illustrations from Children’s books around the word. The intern will be working in-house and performing photo research for the featured illustrators in the book. Intern will be responsible for maintaining database of permissions, tracking permission statuses, ensuring high-resolution images are delivered appropriately, and monitoring schedules.
Additional tasks may include admin support for Overlook including logging and managing submissions; sending contracts and advance payments; processing invoices; sending rejection letters for unsolicited submissions; routing materials; and checking proofs, etc.
Individual should be proficient in Word and Excel and have excellent internet research skills, with a demonstrated interest in developing their editorial skills and learning about the publishing process. Familiarity with Chicago Manual of Style and foreign languages is a plus, but not required.