Public Consulting Group

Permission Editor – Contract Role

Job Locations US
Posted Date 1 month ago(5/3/2023 1:18 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Temporary Assignment
Practice Area
Education Services


About Public Consulting Group

Public Consulting Group LLC (PCG) is a leading public sector solutions implementation and operations improvement firm that partners with health, education, and human services agencies to improve lives. Founded in 1986, PCG employs approximately 2,000 professionals throughout the U.S.—all committed to delivering solutions that change lives for the better. The firm is a member of a family of companies with experience in all 50 states, and clients in six Canadian provinces and Europe. PCG offers clients a multidisciplinary approach to meet challenges, pursue opportunities, and serve constituents across the public sector. To learn more, visit


The Opportunity

PCG’s Education Consulting service line seeks a Contract Permissions Editor to ensure that PCG secures the necessary rights for third-party work that is included in the content that we deliver to our clients. This role uses it expertise in negotiations and licensing of permissions for compliance for each project. The Permissions Editor is responsible for the overall permissions compliance of client deliverables.


This is a remote role.


About PCG’s Education Consulting Service Line

PCG’s Education Consulting Service Line works with states, districts, and schools to address a wide spectrum of needs such as curriculum development, instructional resources audits, design and facilitation of professional development and professional learning communities, school improvement, and program reviews.


Project engagements have included the development of the EngageNY grades 6–12 English Language Arts curriculum for the New York State Education Department and the delivery of related implementation services across several states; the design and delivery of a system of a K–3 professional learning program for the Connecticut State Department of Education; and the creation of training and resources to support standards implementation for the Florida Department of Education. We recently collaborated with Chicago Public Schools (IL) to develop a full-year, standards-aligned digital curriculum for PK–12 English Language Arts and mathematics and are providing asynchronous and synchronous professional learning to teachers and administrators to support implementation. Currently, we are also developing a K–5 ELA curriculum in partnership with Pinellas County Schools (FL) to support their transition to the new Florida B.E.S.T standards.


The Role


The Permissions Editor:

  • Responsible for securing permissions for content used within PCG deliverables.
  • Leverages expertise in the negotiation and licensing of permissions for the use of 3rd party print and electronic assets in curriculum, professional learning content, and other client-facing materials, as needed.
  • Facilitates data-sharing and/or data transfer to clients as relates to permissions.
  • Uses inhouse Asset Tracking tool to manage permissions for a given project.
  • Fulfills other project-related duties as assigned.


Required Skills and Orientations

  • Working knowledge of rights and permissions, preferably with prior experience in educational publishing
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate project status, issues, and information
  • Creative problem-solving approach
  • Process oriented and results-driven work strategy
  • Ability to proactively identify and mitigate risk
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Client-service orientation
  • Solid technical, practical, and demonstrable skills with Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Google Suite, and project management tools

Required/Desired Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree with 3+ years of relevant experience
  • Experience with permissions and IP
  • Experience with digital learning instructional design (Preferred)

Next Steps

Interested individuals must submit Resume or CV.






Compensation for roles at Public Consulting Group varies depending on a wide array of factors including, but not limited to, the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by applicable law, PCG provides the following reasonable range of compensation for this role: $40/hour.

EEO Statement

Public Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to celebrating diversity and intentionally creating a culture of inclusion. We believe that we work best when our employees feel empowered and accepted, and that starts by honoring each of our unique life experiences. At PCG, all aspects of employment regarding recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, return from layoff, company-sponsored training, education, and social and recreational programs are based on merit, business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social, or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, age, physical, mental, or sensory disability, sexual orientation, marital, civil union, or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, citizenship status, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. PCG will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. PCG believes in health, equality, and prosperity for everyone so we can succeed in changing the ways the public sector, including health, education, technology and human services industries, work.


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