HarperCollins Publishers

  • Rights Assistant, Media

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
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    HarperCollins Publishers is currently seeking an energetic, creative and highly-motivated Rights Assistant, Media, to join its Children’s Book Division. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a newly hired Director in soliciting HarperCollins Children’s Books for all filmed media opportunities. This position will report into the Director, Media.


    Assist Director, Media with all matters pertaining tv/film rights including but not limited to:

    • Schedule and prepare agendas for internal meetings, sales calls and business trips for Director, Media
    • Prepare coverage reports and flag books for potential licensors based on their current mandates
    • Working with Director, prepare and execute submissions for potential licensors
    • Maintain organized systems for tracking and flagging books going out on submission for media consideration
    • Enter deals into rights system and track progress of contracts
    • Liaise with all departments to prepare media specific selling material
    • Assist with other assignments and projects as assigned by manager


    • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience.
    • Prior Internship experience preferred
    • Must have interest in learning about general children’s book marketplace, publishing industry
    • Organized, detail-oriented and skilled at prioritizing workload
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

    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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