Job opening detail :
Agents' Assistant
posted: Oct. 9, 2018
Offered by:
Janklow & Nesbit Associates
Benefits:
Health; 401K
Duration:
Full Time
Location:
New York, NY
Requirements:
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.
About Our  
Company:
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 www.janklowandnesbit.com for information about the agency.
Contact:
HR Manager
Address:
285 Madison Ave.
21st floor
New York, NY 10017
Phone:
212-421-1700
Special  
Instructions:
Please send cover letter and resume with Agents' Assistant Position in the subject line.
Job #:
22633
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