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Assistant to Senior Literary Agent
posted: Feb. 11, 2019
Offered by:
ICM Partners
Health; Dental; 401K
Full Time
New York, NY
ICM Partners, a major talent and literary agency with offices in NYC, LA, and London, is seeking an exceptional Assistant to support a senior literary agent/Co-Head of the Publications Department. This is an exciting position where knowledge and passion for books and publishing is essential. The successful candidate will be a voracious reader, self-starter, resourceful, highly-motivated, organized, and extremely detail-oriented.

- BA/BS degree required
- Previous experience at agency, producing office, general management office or comparable environments strongly preferred
- Minimum of 2 years previous administrative experience preferred
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Strong attention to detail
- Outstanding time management, project management, and multi-tasking skills
- Able to work well in a fast-paced environment
- Organized and analytical
- Proficient in Microsoft Office
- Pleasant demeanor, creative thinker, and ability to communicate with colleagues at all levels

- 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 incoming phone calls and emails
- Manage agent’s calendar and appointments
- Act as a liaison between authors, editors, and subsidiary rights teams
- Track manuscripts and creating reader’s reports
- Researching account details of publishing contracts
- Maintain filing system and ensure filing remains current
- Stay up to date on the publishing landscape, popular culture, entertainment, politics, etc.
- Other varied administrative details

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.
About Our  
ICM Partners is dedicated solely to the representation of artists, content creators, authors, artisans and journalists. Many of the biggest hits in motion pictures, television, music, and publishing were created on the page, on the stage, in front of, and behind the camera by the agency’s clients. The company has the expertise of a legacy agency, with decades in the business, coupled with the entrepreneurial spirit of its agent owners who bought the company in 2012, and operate it with its client’s best interests at the forefront of everything they do. The firm has offices in New York, Los Angeles, Washington D.C., and London.
65 East 55th Street
New York, NY 10022
All interested and qualified candidates please email resume and cover letter to with subject line: Assistant to Senior Literary Agent.
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