Job opening detail :
Contracts Assistant
posted: Sept. 6, 2019
Offered by:
Kensington Publishing Corp.
Benefits:
Health; Dental; 401K
Duration:
Full Time
Location:
New York, NY
Requirements:
Kensington Publishing Corp. is seeking a CONTRACTS ASSISTANT to join our contracts/legal department. This person will work directly with the General Counsel/Contracts Director on all phases of the contracts process.

This position is responsible for proofreading, processing and tracking contracts; entering author advance information into our accounting system; generating author advance payments; preparing forecasts of advance payments coming due; uploading contracts and supporting documents to our digital filing system; processing requests for reversion of rights; registering books for copyright; and general support functions.

The ideal candidate will:

Be extremely organized and detail-oriented, and have the ability to multi-task.
Have excellent computer skills, including proficiency in Excel and Word.
Be able to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Be a team player, work well with other departments and communicate effectively with authors and literary agents.
Possess a college degree (BA or equivalent).
A familiarity with Microsoft GP Accounting is a plus. Familiarity with publishing contracts is preferred.

Please email your cover letter and resume to Barbara Bennett at bbennett@kensingtonbooks.com. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

Thank you for your interest in Kensington Publishing Corp.
About Our  
Company:
For information about Kensington Publishing Corp., please visit our website at www.kensingtonbooks.com
Contact:
Barbara Bennett
Address:
119 W 40th St.
New York, NY 10018
Phone:
212-407-1500
Job #:
24889
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