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Publication or Company Trident Media Group, LLC
Job Title Executive Assistant to Chairman/Literary Agent
Industry Other Publishing, Literary and Media Agency
Salary Leave Blank
Benefits Dental, Health
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements Job Summary:

Leading New York Literary Agent and Chairman of prominent literary agency seeks full-time executive assistant. This position presents the opportunity to work closely with high-level professionals throughout the publishing and entertainment industries and to learn a great deal from the executive perspective.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

- Reading manuscripts and providing editorial feedback
- Answering and placing telephone calls
- Taking dictation and drafting correspondence
- Generating expense reports
- Processing Royalty Payments
- Scheduling meetings
- Coordinating travel itineraries
- Creating weekly staff meeting reports
- Tracking and routing checks and contracts
- Tracking manuscripts and their delivery dates
- Coordinating meetings
- Corresponding with clients via email and phone
- Attendance and note taking for various staff meetings
- Updating the company website
- Working closely with the eBook team
- Providing updates for the Foreign Rights Guide

*** Additional job responsibilities may be assigned


- Bachelorís degree
- 1-2 years experience at an agency or in book publishing
(Literary Assistant, Editorial Assistant experience a ++)
- Excellent people and communication skills
- Superior organizational skills and very detail-oriented
- Extremely professional and articulate
- Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
- Knowledge of BAITS software a PLUS
- Social media skills a PLUS
About Our Company Trident Media Group is a literary agency and management company founded by Robert Gottlieb and Dan Strone. Trident represents such major clients as Catherine Coulter, Stephen Colbert, Jon Stewart, Deepak Chopra, Michael Ondaatje, Russell Banks, Marilynne Robinson, the Dune Estate, and many other New York Times best-selling authors.

In 2002, Trident Media Group merged with the Ellen Levine Literary Agency to further broaden its list. Trident Media Group currently employs over a dozen literary agents who represent authors across the spectrum of literary fiction, commercial and genre fiction, and non-fiction of all types.
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