Job opening detail :
Entry-level assistant
posted: Aug. 5, 2019
Offered by:
The Wylie Agency
Health; Dental; 401K
Full Time
New York, NY
The Wylie Agency is seeking a highly motivated individual to join its New York office as a receptionist. Responsibilities will include reading and evaluating manuscripts, maintaining the smooth functioning of the office environment, managing rights requests and related inquiries, and working with permission requests, contracts, and payments. You must be able to prioritize multiple tasks under the pressure of deadlines, employ critical thinking, and work well within a team.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a necessity, and the candidate must be detail-oriented and extremely well-organized. One to two years of prior work experience in an office environment is preferred. Experience in the book publishing industry is a plus, but not mandatory. The ideal applicant has familiarity with and enthusiasm for the authors we represent. Applicants must be available to start full-time work in New York on an immediate basis. A bachelor's degree is required.
About Our  
The Wylie Agency is one of the world’s leading literary agencies, representing Chimamanda Adichie, Rachel Cusk, Dave Eggers, Louise Erdrich, Elizabeth Gilbert, Karl Ove Knausgaard, Milan Kundera, Yiyun Li, Colum McCann, Orhan Pamuk, Sally Rooney, Salman Rushdie, Ali Smith, and the Estates of Chinua Achebe, Saul Bellow, Roberto Bolaño, Jorge Luis Borges, Raymond Carver, John Cheever, Arthur Miller, Vladimir Nabokov, V.S. Naipaul, Philip Roth, Oliver Sacks, Edward Said, Susan Sontag, John Updike, and Kurt Vonnegut, among others. Founded in 1980, The Wylie Agency has offices in New York and London. A full client list is available at:
Katie Cacouris
Please send a resume and cover letter to the attention of Katie Cacouris at Applicants must be available to start full-time work in the New York office on an immediate basis.
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