Publishing Rights CoordinatorKendall Hunt Publishing Company, Dubuque, IA
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As a leader in customized education publishing solutions, Kendall Hunt has been privately owned and operated for almost 70 years. We currently employ approximately 180 people at our Dubuque, Iowa, headquarters, with an additional 70 people throughout the United States.
Our mission is to meet the specific needs of the marketplace in a unique and progressive manner, and we are committed to excellence and employee growth and development.
We offer career opportunities in sales and acquisitions, account management, project development, customer support, information technology, finance, accounting, clerical support and human resources. We provide a comprehensive benefit package and full-time and part-time flexible schedules, including internships.
Our Higher Education Division is a leader in custom publishing of high quality educational products, services and solutions to the higher education market, including digital solutions and eBooks as well as printed material.
Our PreK-12 Division is a leader in publishing solutions of innovative, hands-on inquiry based solutions for the PreK-12 market.
We also collaborate closely with our related educational technology solutions companies to develop and customize publications that integrate multi-media and technology to meet the learning needs and expectations of today’s students.
For more information, visit Kendall Hunt’s website https://www.kendallhunt.com
An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/H
Kendall Hunt Publishing Company, a customized textbook publisher in the K-12 and Higher Education markets, currently has a position available at our Dubuque headquarters for a highly organized, detail-oriented individual to join our team as a Permissions Editor. This position is responsible for researching and clearing permissions for use of borrowed material and images in our publishing projects.
Closely reviews submitted projects to determine if any material is borrowed and requires copyright clearance
Researches copyright holders, publishers and source information using the Internet, print material and other resources as needed
Initiates initial contact and follow-up with appropriate parties to obtain permission to use material
Maintains and updates permissions database as responses are received from copyright owners
Summarizes and prepares list of credit lines based on individual copyright holder requests
Reviews and monitors project permissions budget and maintains ongoing contact with author and acquisitions editor regarding status of permission clearance and overall budget impact
Negotiates permissions fees with copyright holders and processes permissions payments
Works closely with internal staff to identify and resolve any permission issues
Position requires degree and related experience. Strong verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail and prioritization, proven analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as applied knowledge of web technology and Internet software are essential. 2-3 years prior permissions experience preferred.
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. If you’re interested in learning more about this opportunity, send your resume and salary requirements.