Job opening detail :
Editorial Assistant to Agent/CEO
posted: Sept. 9, 2020
Offered by:
Aevitas Creative Management
Health; 401K
Full Time
Flatiron District, New York, NY (currently working remotely)
Seeking ambitious go-getter with strong interest in book publishing for this entry-level position. Significant opportunities for promotion and advancement. You will work alongside the agent/CEO as he signs clients, edits proposals, and negotiates deals. In addition to reading, assessing, and editing proposals and servicing authors, you will be responsible for his calendar and answering his phone and handling certain pan-agency administrative duties: updating internal databases, processing royalty statements and payments, website entry and maintenance, social media posting and updates, occasional mailings and filing, and overseeing the agency’s audio rights program. Positive energy and impeccable writing, editing, and critical thinking skills a must. BIPOC and LGTBQI+ identifying candidates strongly encouraged to apply.

- Bachelor’s degree
- Critical thinking and exemplary writing skills a must
- Excellent people and communication skills
- Very detail-oriented
- Keen editorial eye
- Knowledge of Excel, Work, Outlook, and other Microsoft 365 programs
- Office/admin experience is not necessary but highly valued
- Publishing and/or agency experience is not necessary but highly valued
About Our  
Aevitas Creative Management is a full-service literary agency, home to more than twenty agents in six cities (New York, Boston, Washington DC, Los Angeles, Seattle, London), representing scores of award winning authors, thinkers, and public figures. Aevitas also provides high-level strategic communications consulting and original content development services to internationally renowned business, political, and cultural leaders, institutions, brands, and estates. Aevitas was formed in December 2016 through the merger of Kuhn Projects and Zachary Shuster Harmsworth.
Kate Mack
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