- Draft letters, memos, and other materials
- Prepare and revise correspondence/internal and external documents/reports
- Act as a liaison between inquiring parties and agents/authors
- Handle and route high volume of incoming phone calls and emails
- Manage agent’s calendar and appointments
- Act as a liaison between authors, editors, and subsidiary rights teams, including tracking a high volume of manuscripts and supplementary materials for foreign rights division in London
- Maintain list of upcoming titles and available rights
- Researching account details of both domestic and foreign publishing contracts
- Maintain filing system and ensure filing remains current
- Other varied administrative details
- Bachelor degree required
- At least two years of work experience in a professional business environment is required. Heavy administrative experience is a must.
- Editorial, publishing, agency experience is strongly preferred.
- Must be up to date on latest literary business news
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Negotiation skills strongly preferred
- Must have superb organizational, analytical, time management, and project management skills
- Must have the ability to communicate professionally with colleagues at all levels, clients, and buyers
- Exceptionally strong attention to detail
- Ability to handle confidential/sensitive information discretely and with diplomacy
- Aptitude to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
- Unafraid to ask questions
- Proficiency in MS Office applications (particularly MS Outlook)
ICM Partners offers a competitive industry salary plus excellent benefits. ICM Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
ICM Partners, the prominent talent and literary agency with offices in Los Angeles, New York, and London, has an entry-level opening in the literary department supporting a Senior Literary Agent of its New York office.