Job opening detail :
Agency Assistant
posted: Nov. 6, 2019
Offered by:
Pippin Properties, Inc.
Commensurate based on experience
Health; Dental; 401K
Full Time
New York, NY
Pippin Properties, Inc. is seeking to hire an Agency Assistant to join our vibrant team! The position provides an opportunity to support our staff while offering a broad and intimate view of agenting.

Our ideal candidate will have a strong interest in all genres but with a special affinity for books for young readers and graphic novels, an affinity for detail, efficient administrative agility and a “can-do,” friendly attitude. This is a full-time position located at our Midtown, Manhattan office.

Responsibilities include:
· Provide "Air traffic control" for the day to day business of keeping a busy literary agency running smoothly
· Assist with accounting responsibilities, royalty statement and contract organization and filing.
· Coordinate and set up for meetings with key clients & industry players
· Help assess incoming manuscripts and illustrations for potential and existing clients
· Website, social media and illustration portfolio assistance
· Keep the office library organized and stocked
· Shipping and sorting mail
· Phone & office reception

· Must have a passion for children's and YA publishing, with at least 1 - 2 years experience in an administrative role
· Must be a meticulous multi-tasker, detail-oriented, exceptionally organized with task prioritization and efficiency
· Must be a team player, resourceful problem-solver with an ability to self-motivate in a small-office environment
· Must have good sense of humor & positive attitude
· Must be available to work 40 hours in our New York City office

Compensation commensurate with experience. 401k match and full health benefits included.
About Our  
Pippin Properties, Inc. opened its doors in 1998, and for the past 21 years we have been privileged to help build careers for authors and artists whose work stands the test of time, many of whom have become household names in their own right. Some of our clients include Jason Reynolds, Kate DiCamillo, Nina LaCour, Jandy Nelson, Peter H. Reynolds, Katherine Applegate, and Erin Entrada Kelly. We are located in the heart of New York City, adjacent to Bryant Park.
Elena Giovinazzo & Ashley Valentine
110 West 40th Street, Suite 1704
New York, NY 10018
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