Job opening detail :
Contracts Assistant
posted: Sept. 6, 2019
Offered by:
Kensington Publishing Corp.
Health; Dental; 401K
Full Time
New York, NY
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 Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

Thank you for your interest in Kensington Publishing Corp.
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Barbara Bennett
119 W 40th St.
New York, NY 10018
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