Job opening detail :
Full-Time Agent Assistant
posted: Apr. 5, 2019
Offered by:
Levine Greenberg Rostan Literary Agency
Competitive Based on Experience
Health; Profit-sharing
Full Time
New York, NY
We’re seeking a highly organized, personable individual with strong writing and discriminating reading skills to provide administrative support to the office in general as well as specific support to two partners with nonfiction and fiction lists.

Administrative duties include answering phones, writing staff meeting minutes, greeting clients, routing contracts, event planning, updating databases, managing foreign tax forms, managing the agency website, filing, mailing, copying, and helping with basic client management. Duties also include reading submissions and queries, co-managing the agency unsolicited queries account, helping to prepare manuscripts and pitch letters, targeting and assisting in the pursuit of new clients.

The ideal candidate would be a highly motivated multitasker with excellent organizational and communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team. We are looking for someone who is a creative problem solver, a self-starter, a quick learner, and effective at time management. Tech savviness and familiarity with Microsoft Office, Adobe, and BAITS, as well as prior publishing or agenting experience are a plus but not a requirement.

Please email your cover letter and resume with the subject line “Agent Assistant” to Review of applications will begin immediately. The position is scheduled to start as soon as possible.
About Our  
This job is an excellent way to build experience in the book publishing world and learn in a supportive and open office environment. Founded in 1989, Levine Greenberg Rostan Literary Agency works closely with its clients as creative and business partners throughout the entire publishing process. Elven agents in New York, Portland, San Francisco and Seattle represent authors across many genres of fiction and nonfiction, including Kwame Alexander, Dan Ariely, Allie Brosh, Ray Dalio, Gillian Flynn, Chuck Klosterman, Susan Elia MacNeal, Emily and Amelia Nagoski, Jennifer Niven, The Onion, Eric Schmidt, and Moorea Seal. Our website is

Individuals with experience of all types are welcome to apply. Levine Greenberg Rostan plans to hire from a diverse group of candidates and encourages people of all backgrounds to apply.
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Suite 2407
New York, NY 10001
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