Entry Level // Rights Department
A Rights Executive is responsible for selling co-editions and rights in specified territories.
Rights Executives tend to work with the Senior Rights Manager, Rights Director, Editorial team and Production department.
There are several different routes to becoming a Rights Executive. Gaining experience and starting as a Rights Assistant is one way of progressing and becoming a Rights Executive. Internships are an invaluable way of getting a good insight into international publishing as well as teaching you the required skills for the job. Having proven experience in sales and working in a sales environment helps you to be considered for a role in rights.