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Rights Management Assistant - (Hybrid)

Penguin Random House is hiring an Assistant, Rights Management to perform functions primarily related to the maintenance of royalty vendor master data. 


Responsibilities include: 


  1. Review and confirm royalty vendor set up 
  2. Review and confirm ACH/IACH/E-Wire payment set up for royalty vendors 
  3. Assist Rights Management Administrator with royalty vendor creation and changes 
  4. Oversee processing of tax levies received from IRS and other government agencies 
  5. Perform address research to locate royalty participants 
  6. Issue unclaimed check letters to royalty participants 
  7. Provide coverage for Royalty phone line when necessary 
  8. Provide coverage for Royalty ACH mailbox when necessary 
  9. Communicating with internal partners such as Contracts, Royalties, Accounts Payable and Editorial 
  10. Flexibility to provide coverage for other tasks as needed 


Please apply if you meet the following minimum requirements: 


  • Ability to problem solve, manage time, act independently, and be resourceful 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • High attention to detail and strong organizational skills 
  • Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, and Adobe 
  • High school diploma/GED, Associate or Bachelor’s degree is a plus, but not a requirement (or equivalent experience) 
  • Experience in using SAP systems a plus 


Salary for this position is $48,000. All positions are currently eligible for annual profit award or bonus, subject to company results. Please apply using our online application process, and kindly include your resume and cover letter. 



Penguin Random House job postings include a good faith compensation range for each open position. The salary range listed is specific to each particular open position and takes into account various factors including the specifics of the individual role, and candidate's relevant experience and qualifications.

Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits program. Our range of benefits include, but are not limited to, Medical/Prescription drug insurance, Dental, Vision, Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Health Savings Account, Pre-Tax and Roth 401(k), Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance, Life/AD&D Insurance, Commuter Benefits, Student Loan Repayment Program, Educational Assistance & generous paid time off.

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Company: Penguin Random House LLC 

Country: United States of America 

State/Region: New York 

City: New York 

Postal Code: 10019 

Job ID: 267612

Date:  Feb 28, 2024

New York, NY, US, 10019

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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