Entry Level // Rights Department
What does a Rights Executive do?
What is a Rights Executive good at?
- Passionate; about promoting and selling, persuading publishers is a significant part of the role
- Enthusiastic; motivate self-starter who can establish strong relationships
- Organised; able to work to well under pressure
- Communication; foreign language skills are not a necessity but they can be an advantage
Who does a Rights Executive work with?
Rights Executives tend to work with the Senior Rights Manager, Rights Director, Editorial team and Production department.
How do I become a Rights Executive?
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.
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