Executive Assistant to Chairman/Literary Agent
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 Qualifications:-Bachelor’s 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 PLUSPlease include cover letter with resume. Due to the high volume of applications, only highly qualified candidates will be contacted.