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Publication or Company Trident Media Group, LLC
Job Title Contracts Assistant
Industry Other Publishing, Literary and Media Agency
Benefits Dental, Health
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements Job Summary:

The Contracts Assistant will assist the Director and two Associate Directors of Business Affairs and provide support to the Business Affairs department. The job includes working in a fast-paced, busy, and dynamic office.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

- Prepare initial drafts of foreign publishing agreements based on our boilerplate agreement and do an initial line-by-line review of those contracts prepared by foreign sub-agents
- Tracking the progress of contracts from initial request until they are fully executed
- Maintain and continually update domestic and foreign contracts database
- Distribute domestic and foreign status charts on a weekly basis
- Assist in the preparation of Agency and Collaboration Agreements
- Respond to contract status inquiries from agents and assistants
- Perform general administrative duties, such as, answering phones, scheduling meetings, organizing files, etc.

*** Additional job responsibilities may be assigned


- Bachelorís degree
- Strong organization skills and a willingness to work to get the job gets done
- Experience with legal terminology and contracts and/or paralegal experience a PLUS
- Excellent people and communication skills
- METICULOUS ATTENTION TO DETAIL with the ability to multi-task
- Extremely professional and articulate
- Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
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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