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The rights team is responsible for licensing different version of the book, such as a film adaptation or translation into a foreign language, so that the book makes as much money as possible.

Jobs in Rights

  • Rights AssistantThe Rights Assistant provides administrative support to account managers as they focus their efforts on continuous customer care and securing sales.
  • Rights ExecutiveA Rights Executive is responsible for selling co-editions and rights in specified territories.
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  • Rights ManagerA Rights Manager is responsible for selling translation rights in a variety of markets.
  • Head of RightsThe Head of Rights manages the Rights department and coordinates the process of selling rights.
  • Rights DirectorA Rights Director is responsible for selling books to lots of different publishers around the world to publish them in into different languages, including American English for sale in different countries.