Job opening detail :
Associate Manager, Rights & Permissions - Audio
posted: May 13, 2022
Offered by:
Penguin Random House LLC
Benefits:
Health; Dental; 401K
Location:
New York, NY
Requirements:
Penguin Random House Audio, the premiere publisher in the audiobook industry, is seeking an Associate Manager Rights and Permissions to support the Permissions Manager in the Audio Operations group with clearing artwork for use on audio and large print publications. The Associate Manager will play a critical role in managing the permissions clearances and timely receipt of cover files.

From bestselling authors to emerging authors, Penguin Random House Audio produces audiobooks of the highest quality that push the boundaries of the format. Some of our recent highly acclaimed audiobooks include George Saunders’ Lincoln in the Bardo, Seth Rogen’s Yearbook, Dr. Ibram X. Kendi and Keisha N. Blain’s Four Hundred Souls, and many more.

Responsibilities will include:
* Coordinate with contacts in other Penguin Random House divisions as well as outside publishers to obtain cover files and clearance information
* Work with freelancers and stock agencies to clear rights and process purchase orders for artwork, photographs, and cover designs
* Maintain database records with expected delivery dates and related information for design team
* Participate in weekly status meetings with multiple departments
* Work with Accounts Payable to process and troubleshoot payments
Assist Permissions Manager with special projects as needed

The ideal candidate will have the following skills:
* At least 2 years working in art permissions, publishing, or related field
* Working knowledge of copyrights and familiarity with reading and negotiating art agreements
* Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail a must
* Strong communication skills
* Ability to manage multiple deadline-driven projects simultaneously
* Able to work independently and as part of a team
* Proven ability to problem-solve and navigate issues diplomatically and professionally
* Knowledge of SAP and/or FileMaker Pro a plus but not required

Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits program. Our range of benefits include, but are not limited to, Medical/Prescription drug insurance, Dental, Vision, Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Health Savings Account, Pre-Tax and Roth 401(k), Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance, Life/AD&D Insurance, Commuter Benefits, Student Loan Repayment Program, Educational Assistance & generous paid time off.

Penguin Random House is the leading adult and children’s publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world. In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution. Our vibrant and diverse international community of nearly 250 publishing brands and imprints include Ballantine Bantam Dell, Berkley, Clarkson Potter, Crown, DK, Doubleday, Dutton, Grosset & Dunlap, Little Golden Books, Knopf, Modern Library, Pantheon, Penguin Books, Penguin Press, Penguin Random House Audio, Penguin Young Readers, Portfolio, Puffin, Putnam, Random House, Random House Children’s Books, Riverhead, Ten Speed Press, Viking, and Vintage, among others. More information can be found at http://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/.

Penguin Random House values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

Company: Penguin Random House LLC
Country: United States of America
State/Region: New York
City: New York
Postal Code: 10019
Job ID: 221601
About Our  
Company:
Penguin Random House is the leading adult and children’s publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world. In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution. Our vibrant and diverse international community of nearly 250 publishing brands and imprints include Ballantine Bantam Dell, Berkley, Clarkson Potter, Crown, DK, Doubleday, Dutton, Grosset & Dunlap, Little Golden Books, Knopf, Modern Library, Pantheon, Penguin Books, Penguin Press, Penguin Random House Audio, Penguin Young Readers, Portfolio, Puffin, Putnam, Random House, Random House Children’s Books, Riverhead, Ten Speed Press, Viking, and Vintage, among others. More information can be found at http://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/.
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