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Agent Assistant, Literary Division  
  posted: July 15, 2014
 Offered by: 
Greater Talent Network
 Salary: 
Entry Level
 Duration: 
Full Time
 Location: 
New York, NY
 Requirements: 
Do you have experience in the publishing industry with a strong interest in sales, or are you an experienced event coordinator with a background in the literary world?

Greater Talent Network, in partnership with two major publishing houses, is currently expanding its publishing division and we are looking to hire an assistant to sales agents who can maximize an already productive sales team. We are looking for an individual who can take their drive to succeed and apply it to a lucrative business career. If you thrive in a high energy, fast-paced, intellectual environment, it’s time to get in touch with us.

Perfect Applicant:
• Has a proven track record of detail oriented event coordination
• Is a savvy negotiator with an extremely professional phone and one-on-one presence
• Exhibits the utmost diplomacy, discretion, and grace under pressure
• Is fluent with Microsoft Office Suite; FileMaker experience a plus
• Well organized and able to keep detailed records of authors and events
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Voracious reader, immersed in literature, current events and culture
• Has extensive knowledge of the publishing industry
• Self-motivated, strong work ethic, and driven to meet goals

What Will Make You Stand Out:
- Experience specifically related to program content and speaker selection
- Previous work experience within book publishing
- Contacts in the corporate or literary marketplace
- Experience working within the events and/or meeting industry
 About Our  
Company: 
From The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, to Forbes and CNN, Greater Talent Network has earned a national reputation as the world’s premiere lecture agency. Our exclusive roster of speakers span the worlds of business, technology, entertainment, literature, and sports, including distinguished politicians, business and management experts, award-winning journalists, best- selling authors, and entertainment icons.
 Contact: 
Julia Rugg
 E-mail: 
 Address: 
437 Fifth Avenue
39th
 Phone: 
2126476329
 Special  
Instructions: 
To Apply:
Send a resume and cover letter stating “Why you should be hired” to jobs@greatertalent.com using the subject “Literary Division”.
Job #  10868
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