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Pearson Sr Associate-Rights/Permissions in India

We are the world’s learning company with more than 20,000 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.

Primary Responsibilities includes managing the assigned tasks and ensuring rights compliance for improvement and efficiencies, increasing business engagement and working towards enabling content reuse and supporting our D2C strategy. The Role will include reporting to Internal Project Manager and also supporting any special projects as required and any new Rights and Permissions business strategy goals.

Key Responsibilities: -

  • Working with Global Editions R&P lead to work on rights clearances for Global Editions products. Tasks include but not limited to CP creation, Pre-assessment/assessment, Rights check, Sweeps etc

  • Working on coordinating timely Escalations, and raising/tracking progress on issues, if any

  • Working with the project manager to manage all aspects of research, licensing and permissioning of third-party assets from planning through to final delivery.

  • Working with the vendors to successfully complete the assigned tasks and projects within budget and assigned milestones

  • Creating and maintaining trackers that represent the project overall status and budget

  • Ensures and is accountable for accurate, comprehensive and timely rights data records in our global rights management system (IPM)

  • Works closely with internal Project Manager and stakeholders

  • Manages assets clearance as required. Negotiates where necessary with rights holders to obtain required rights to essential content

  • Works on the project lifecycle from inception to closure which includes Content Plan creation, Image research, Text assessment and clearances, Invoice processing and final QC before closeout

  • Manages project/rights records and quality, to achieve optimal performance and data integrity


  • Bachelor's Degree with a min of 2-4 years of job experience

  • Prior knowledge of Rights and Permissions preferred

  • Multi-tasker with the ability to juggle projects and priorities

  • Strong interpersonal and business correspondence skills

  • Creative, ideas person who can suggest new ways of working

  • Demonstrable problem solving ability

  • Excellent management skills and proactive prioritization abilities

  • Collaborative team player

  • Tech-savvy with interested in learning new rights management systems and gaining expertise

  • Basic knowledge of office applications, particularly Microsoft

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


Organization: Higher Education

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 4863