HarperCollins Publishers

  • Rights Assistant

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Rights & Permissions
  • Overview



    HarperCollins Publishers is currently seeking a Rights Assistant to join its Subsidiary Rights Department!


    • Handles high profile backlist Estate author requests.
    • Provides administrative support for the subsidiary rights department.
    • Handles licensing for live stage deals.
    • Assists with all cover art licensing for the subsidiary rights department.
    • Carries out most unsolicited permission requests and generates and prepares contracts in connection with such sales.
    • Prepares contracts regarding the following rights: live stage and cover art.
    • Prepares production files for titles in connection with agent made sales.
    • Supports Assistant Director, Permissions, in licensing permissions requests.


    • 4-year college degree or equivalent work experience
    • Office experience a plus, publishing and subsidiary rights experience preferred
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Detail-oriented, well-organized, able to shift priorities under pressure and at discretion of supervisor
    • Excellent presentation skills
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office


    HarperCollins Publishers is a company full of people who are passionate about books. When you apply for a position, we want to know why you want to work here, and why you are interested in the job.That’s why cover letters are strongly preferred.


    HarperCollins Publishers is an equal opportunity employer.


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