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Pearson Rights/Permissions Administrator in Noida, India

We are the world’s learning company with more than 22,500 employees operating in 70 countries. We combine world-class educational content and assessment, powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people.

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.

About the Position:

As a member of the Rights and Permissions team you will support the rights clearance function which enables the use of photos, videos and text assets within Assessment & Qualifications (A&Q) products and services. Working with colleagues you will manage data processing and other systems-based tasks for multiple, concurrent projects; your manager will help you to prioritize in a way that enables you to achieve your goals of accuracy and effectiveness. There will be opportunities to learn beyond the immediate remit of this role and to set goals that expand your knowledge of rights and permissions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To work within systems that support the acquisition of third-party media rights: financial processing, entering/managing data relating to image/text/video assets and running reports (training and support will be provided)

  • You will identify tasks within the systems that require escalation or enhancement (e.g., data inaccuracies, process blockers) and be responsible for re-opening and closing them

  • With support from the rest of the team you will proactively address any backlog of clearance tasks as well as maintain new tasks

  • A key aim of this role will be to work with the A&Q R&P team to support the completion (“closure”) of projects and to identify systems records that might need to be re-opened and remediated

  • You will work closely with the rest of the A&Q team and provide support for Project Managers in administrative tasks to meet project schedules

  • R&P projects generate documentation (digital files), part of your role will be to manage these files to ensure they remain organized and discoverable

Key Accountabilities:

  • Ensure project closure dates are met for all non-automated tasks

  • Monitor project dates for work in progress and request extensions for any that are not completed but are approaching their end date

  • Achieve clearance task targets to meet project deadlines

  • Add assessment logs to data management system after project close out

  • Download hi-res media assets (images/video) as required and upload to data management system

  • Create content plans (detailed lists of assets for inclusion within products) for small/ad-hoc projects

  • Process permission requests as appropriate to ensure that rights are acquired prior to publication / product release

  • Manage the upload of data for new versions of existing projects

  • Invoice management for clearance tasks that are cost-bearing

  • Engage with rights initiatives within the wider R&P function

  • Attend meetings across the line of business to communicate project status

Key Challenges:

  • Attention to detail - accuracy is key

  • Work across a variety of projects, simultaneously


  • Fluent English speaker

  • Highly organized, excellent administrator

  • General understanding of Microsoft Office, database management

  • Eager to learn and achieve competency and mastery in bespoke systems

  • Communication and team-working skills

  • Content, media or publishing experience (or interested to learn)

  • Knowledge of copyright (or interested to learn)

Education, qualifications & training

  • A good level of academic and/or vocational qualification.

  • Full training and ongoing support for bespoke systems and processes will be provided.

  • An interest in learning, education and digital technologies.

Pearson is an equal opportunities employer. We do not discriminate against employees or job applicants and select the best person for each job based on relevant skills and experience. We are also committed to building an accurate picture of the make-up of the workforce and encouraging equality and diversity. The information you provide will stay confidential and be stored securely. It will not be seen by those involved in making decisions as part of the recruitment process.

Your rewards & benefits:

We know you’ll do great work, so we give a lot back with some of the best benefits in the business. We know one size doesn’t fit all, so our workplace programs meet the different needs of our diverse teams, and their families, too. We offer:

  • A competitive salary

  • Hybrid working model

  • 25 days annual leave, which increases by 1 day each year up to 30 days (with the option to buy and sell up to 5 days per year on top of this)

  • A fantastic pension plan, where Pearson doubles what you contribute.

  • Other benefits, including private dental care, private medical insurance, digital GP service, season ticket loan, eye tests, cycle to work scheme, volunteering days, employee wellbeing assistance, discounted retail and leisure products, services from leading companies and much more. See our options here: Pearson Jobs - Benefits


What to expect from Pearson

Did you know Pearson is one of the 10 most innovative education companies of 2022?

At Pearson, we add life to a lifetime of learning so everyone can realize the life they imagine. We do this by creating vibrant and enriching learning experiences designed for real-life impact. We are on a journey to be 100 percent digital to meet the changing needs of the global population by developing a new strategy with ambitious targets. To deliver on our strategic vision, we have five business divisions that are the foundation for the long-term growth of the company: Assessment & Qualifications, Virtual Learning, English Language Learning, Workforce Skills and Higher Education. Alongside these, we have our corporate divisions: Digital & Technology, Finance, Global Corporate Marketing & Communications, Human Resources, Legal, Strategy and Direct to Consumer. Learn more at We are Pearson.

We value the power of an inclusive culture and also 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 center, and we are committed to building a workplace where talent can learn, grow and thrive.

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

To learn more about Pearson’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, navigate to: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Pearson.

If you are an individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career site as a result of your disability, you may request reasonable accommodations by emailing

Note that the information you provide will stay confidential and will be stored securely. It will not be seen by those involved in making decisions as part of the recruitment process.


Organization: Assessment & Qualifications

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 14264