Assistant to Literary Agent

The David Black Literary Agency
Brooklyn, New York
Competitive Salary, benefits, 401k, and bonuses
Jan 09, 2017
Feb 08, 2017
Entry Level
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

The David Black Agency, a mid-sized agency with numerous bestselling authors, seeks an assistant to help the owner with the day-to-day running of the business and potentially grow into a larger role. Attention to detail, problem-solving skills, and the ability to think quickly and independently are essential. Tasks include evaluating manuscripts, providing editorial feedback, communicating effectively via telephone and email, writing submission letters, reading royalty statements, processing client payments, tracking client contracts and payments, helping to generate ideas and to identify new talent, managing the office, and facilitating conference calls and scheduling. The ideal candidate will have a positive attitude, high energy, and strong critical thinking skills. At least one year of publishing, office, or related experience is required