Job opening detail :
Agents' Assistant
posted: Oct. 9, 2018
Offered by:
Janklow & Nesbit Associates
Health; 401K
Full Time
New York, NY
Job Description:
A Manhattan-based literary agency is looking for a full-time assistant to work for two agents representing a mix of fiction and non-fiction.

• Necessary admin includes prompt processing and savvy privileging of incoming submissions; emailing and close oversight of outgoing submissions; logging of submissions, publishing, accounting records; calendar and appointment keeping as needed; opening and intelligent direction of mail; pro-active liaising with foreign rights department and optimizing all internal processes for our clients without unnecessary duplication.

• Excellent editorial skills. The ability to distill in writing the essence of a project, assess its viability, including comp titles/readership, point to problems and suggest solutions - all at speed.

• Proven ability to add value on social media; the ability to craft arresting, on-message posts in advance of key dates, anticipate opportunities, maintain flow and take pride in growing reach.

• An alert eye for good stories, new writers and opportunities in media and the industry for existing clients.

• A commitment to service, presentation, and to getting and giving the best to our clients, colleagues and ourselves.

• Enough reliability across all of the above to mean agents are able to focus on clients’ business.
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Janklow & Nesbit Associates is a premier literary agency dedicated to the interests of its writer clients in all aspects of their careers. Please visit our website at for information about the agency.
HR Manager
285 Madison Ave.
21st floor
New York, NY 10017
Please send cover letter and resume with Agents' Assistant Position in the subject line.
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