The Bent Agency is hiring a full-time assistant/junior agent. Duties include all clerical responsibilities associated with assisting an agent as well as the opportunity to co-agent and eventually develop your own list. This position is based in our New York office and is not a remote position.
Applicant should have two to three years' experience at a publishing company or literary agency and be knowledgable about both children’s books and adult fiction. The ideal candidate will be responsible and discreet, highly motivated, extremely organized, collaborative, and have strong writing, editorial and communication skills. Experience working in an office is a requirement; knowledge of Bradbury Phillips, contracts and royalty statements is a plus.
Please send resume and cover letter as well as as two lists: the last ten books you read and your top ten favorite books of all time.
We will hire from a diverse group of candidates and people from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply, including those looking to start second careers.