Job opening detail :
posted: Nov. 7, 2019
Offered by:
Trident Media Group, LLC
Health; Dental
Full Time
New York, NY
Job Summary:

To review book publishing contracts to ensure specific deal terms are accurate, negotiate changes independently and with the Director of Business Affairs and verify that all agreed upon changes are incorporated in execution copies before contracts are routed for signature.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

- Negotiate and approve for signature book publication contracts, audio book publication contracts and amendments.

- Answer queries from agents by sharing information and interpreting contract terms.

- Assist with agency agreements and foreign agreements.

*** Additional job responsibilities may be assigned


- Bachelor’s Degree
- 1 or more years prior legal and/or publishing contracts experience
- Ability to work independently and to work with others
- Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of an organization
- Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
- Exceptional organizational skills
- Meticulous attention to detail
- Strong verbal, communication, and negotiating skills
- BAITS knowledge a PLUS
About Our  
Trident Media Group is a literary agency and management company founded by Robert Gottlieb and Dan Strone. Trident represents such major clients as Lisa Scottoline, Catherine Coulter, Stephen Colbert, Jon Stewart, Deepak Chopra, Michael Ondaatje, Russell Banks, Marilynne Robinson, the Dune Estate, and many other New York Times best-selling authors.

In 2002, Trident Media Group merged with the Ellen Levine Literary Agency to further broaden its list. Trident Media Group currently employs over a dozen literary agents who represent authors across the spectrum of literary fiction, commercial and genre fiction, and non-fiction of all types.
Mary-Rhea Potenciano
Due to the large volume of applications, we cannot contact every candidate directly.
Only the most qualified will be asked to interview.
Please submit a cover letter and resume. No phone calls please.
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