Pearson Assistant Permissions Editor, temporary in Boston, Massachusetts

Assistant Permissions Editor, temporary

Description

At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe.We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Assistant Permissions Editor

The Custom Rights and Permissions Department at Pearson is hiring a small team of temporary Assistant Permissions Editors in the Boston location.

The Assistant Permissions Editors will request and obtain reprint permissions/licenses for text and images, research and acquire art/photos, and work to achieve the highest possible clearance rate within the defined budget and schedule constraints of their work load. The Assistant Permissions Editors will work individually and with a team to ensure timely and accurate rights clearance, process invoices to completion, and complete and file projects on a rolling basis.

Job Responsibilities include:

  • Secure reprint rights via contract/invoice for text and image selections

  • Write and copyedit credit lines, copyright acknowledgments, and copyright pages

  • Balance schedules and workload to meet deadlines for assigned projects

  • Update, maintain, and ensure accuracy of permissions database

  • Research correct copyright holders and contact information to secure rights

  • Research and acquire images for specific art and/or photo requests

Other administrative duties as assigned

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years of office experience preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree or currently enrolled in college

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills

  • Confidence communicating via email and telephone

  • Strong sense of initiative and ability to follow through on tasks/projects

  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite, Google Mail/Calendar and conducting Internet research

AdditionalDetails:

Pleasesubmit a cover letter and resume in order to be considered for this position.

Thisis a non-benefit eligible, hourly paid, temporary role lasting from May throughthe end of August. Relocation is not available for this position.

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Primary Location: US-MA-Boston

Work Locations: US-MA-Boston-501 Boylston 501 Boylston St Boston 02116

Job: Publishing

Organization: Global Product

Employee Status: Fixed Term

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Apr 7, 2017