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Pearson Associate Rights/Permissions in Noida, India

Position Title: Associate – Rights & Permissions India

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Pearson Education, as an Associate in the Pearson Rights & Permissions India (R&P) team, reporting to the Manager, Rights & Permissions India. The team oversees the rights management of 3rd-party content and asset licenses (permissions) for the Pearson India business. The business produces educational courseware, digital content, and assessment material catering to the academic and educational market requirements.

Pearson is the world’s leading learning company, dedicated to helping everyone realise the life they imagine. We help people reach their potential and add life to a lifetime of learning. We have more than 20,000 employees that deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose – to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. For more information, visitwww.pearson.com.

You exhibit Pearson Values--We ask why, We ask what if, We earn trust, We deliver quality, We make our mark. You work consistently to develop professionally and improve performance, embracing a culture of change and diversity with a can-do attitude.

Reporting to the Manager, Rights & Permissions India, the Associate role supports third-party content use for Pearson India business to meet Pearson standards, policies, strategies, and business objectives as well as show continuous performance improvement.

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate best rights and sourcing practices, working closely with key stakeholders in content development and production teams.

  • Execute R&P requirements for projects; manage the clearance, research, and delivery of assets in accordance with Pearson’s Preferred Sourcing Strategy and negotiation with rights holders for permission.

  • Learn and work effectively with Rights Management tools: Rights Capture and Pearson Contracts Rights Application, Pearson India's core R&P systems.

  • Participate in publishing and demand planning to ensure sufficient and appropriate plans and resources for upcoming projects and with portfolio/product teams or councils to drive rights strategies.

  • Manage all rights management milestones fulfilled for projects over the entire content development/production workflow (initiate, plan, execute, control, close), working with portfolio and development/production teams, and vendors.

  • Familiar with project objectives as well as the roles and processes that impact rights activities, optimize permission work for efficiency, outcomes, and quality.

  • Communicate, monitor and drive R&P expectations, standards, KPIs and SLAs with contingent workers including vendors/service centre, and business.

  • Work closely with business stakeholders to identify and address permission and permission management requirements for all functions and activities.

  • Facilitate promotion & periodic training on the R&P sourcing strategy to business stakeholders, and vendor partners to meet or exceed sourcing targets.

  • Advance content sourcing tools that drive stakeholders' use of content through preferred suppliers.

  • Maintain platform access through onboarding, offboarding and troubleshooting in a timely manner.

  • Drive the inclusion and visibility of content that aligns with Pearson’s Global Content Editorial Policy with suppliers.

  • Prepare reports as required that reflect accurately the progress, issues, and risks of assigned projects. Participate in departmental meetings and events and contribute to team goals.

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate Degree or requisite experience, including combination of education, professional training

  • Qualification in or experience with media/copyright law an asset

Skills/knowledge/abilities: 

  • Strong research, analytical and problem-solving skills (to identify and resolve inquiries, errors, and other issues)

  • Strong project and time management skills, ability to meet deadlines, and prioritize based on project needs or stakeholder requests

  • Highly organised with excellent communication skills

  • Familiarity with rights acquiring/rights management workflow tools and systems

  • Interest in and knowledge of media content, social media and media technology trends

  • Team player with an ability to build collaboration and achieve results

  • Nimble, proactive, positive, and disposed for innovation

  • Basic computer skills, working knowledge of MS Office suite including Excel, Teams and SharePoint. Knowledge of Smartsheets would be an advantage

Pearson is focused on providing a flexible work environment to its employees, including the ability to work from home on a regular basis in most positions. We believe that flexibility in work/life balance is a critical part of our culture and employee satisfaction, and we are proud to provide to our employees the ability to work from anywhere, anytime.

In exchange, we require that employees have the appropriate means to work remotely, including adherence to our work at home policies regarding home office setup, including but not limited to privacy of records, technology standards, equipment standards and expectations.

Pearson believes that wherever learning flourishes, so do people. We are committed to being an anti-racist company in everything we do. We value the power of an inclusive culture and a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm, and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the centre, and we are committed to a sustainable environment and workplace where talent can learn, grow, and thrive.  

To learn more about Pearson’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, please click here:  http://www.pearson.com/careers/diversity-and-inclusion.html  

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other group protected by law

Learning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose – to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the world’s leading learning company. Learn more at pearsonplc.com.

Job: LEGAL

Organization: Higher Education

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 4777

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