Job opening detail :
Assistant to Book Publishing Marketing Executive
posted: Mar. 2, 2018
Offered by:
Creative Artists Agency (CAA)
Health, Dental, 401K
Full Time
New York, NY
The Role

CAA is seeking an assistant to support an Executive in our Book Publishing department. This Executive works with clients across all departments to create event and media opportunities for A-list celebrity talent around the publication of their books. Assistants are an important part of the CAA culture and structure, and it is hoped that the successful candidate will ultimately grow within the team.


•Assist in conceptualizing and executing unique author events for clients
•Provide administrative support, including heavy phones, coordinating meetings, schedules and travel, preparing expense reports, and producing correspondence
•Serve as first point of contact with clients and executives, possessing a professional, customer-service attitude
•Assist with special projects, research, and compiling information as needed
•Analyze market and consumer data and prepare reports to inform event decisions
•Coordinate outreach to booksellers
•Work with venues and vendors to route book tours
•Manage logistical information surrounding multiple, simultaneous timelines
•Craft social media plans to drive ticket sales
•Help coordinate strategic brand partnerships
•Pitch local media to support events
•Stay up to date on the publishing landscape, popular culture, entertainment, sports, and politics


•BA/BS from an accredited University or College
•At least 1 year of relevant administrative experience within the Entertainment Industry, prior talent agency experience a plus
•Outgoing, creative thinker, with strong interest or knowledge of popular culture and book publishing
•Excellent phone demeanor
•Ability to stay “one step ahead” at all times
•Detail-oriented and extremely organized
•Adept at problem solving and thinking quick on his/her feet
•Ability to perform well under pressure
•Team oriented
About Our  
Creative Artists Agency (CAA), is the world’s leading full service entertainment, media, and sports agency. We represent many of the most successful professionals working in television, film, music, theatre, video games, sports, and digital content. We also provide a range of strategic and marketing consulting services to corporate clients.
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