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Publishing Rights Coordinator

  • Ref: 309514
  • Type: Contract
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Industry: Publishing
  • Job Level: Experienced Non-Manager
  • Pay: $22.00 - $25.00/hr

Opportunity Description

International Publishing Corporation located in New York City is looking for a Rights Coordinator to join their Cover Art Rights team on a contract basis.

The Cover Art Rights teams clears and manages the rights to the artwork used on book covers. They license third-party content to be used on book covers, advise internally on contract negotiations, as well as license out to third-party publishers cover art for foreign editions of books, and manage and track art rights internally.

Job Duties

  • The coordinator role manages paying, tracking, and coding invoices for licenses
  • Set up new vendors in the vendor registration portal
  • Handle the licensing of artwork to foreign third-party and affiliates publishers
  • Transferring production files for cover art
  • Billing for these licenses.

Experience & Skills Required

  • Knowledge of rights management and basic intellectual property concepts
  • Publishing, Copywriting, Editorial experience preferred
  • Previous experience with invoicing and new vendor systems is highly beneficial
  • Advanced MS Office skills