Job opening detail :
Senior Scout
posted: Jan. 12, 2021
Offered by:
Maria B. Campbell Associates
Full Time
New York, NY
Maria B. Campbell Associates is seeking a Senior Scout. The Senior Scout would be part of a dynamic team providing information and strategic advice to 20+ international publishing clients, and operating on the book-to-film front as well.

Essential Job Responsibilities Include:

Managing every aspect of the relationship with several international clients.
Scouting books for our international clients, as well as for our film-TV client.
Establishing and maintaining a network of contacts with agents and publishers in the US and internationally./
Collaborating closely with the other teams in the NY office, and the UK office; jointly with the rest of the senior staff, overseeing a group of assistants and intern(s).

Required Qualifications:

Must be able to work full business hours from MBCA’s New York City headquarters. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are temporarily providing employees the option to work remotely.
Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communications skills.
Must have at least 5 years’ experience in book publishing, or equivalent field; previous experience in Foreign Rights is a plus.
Must be creative, pro-active, flexible, and adaptable.
Must have good time management skills, be organized, and be capable of multi-tasking.
Must be detail-oriented, making sure that all aspects of their daily activities are handled with accuracy and with minimal mistakes.
Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word and Excel.
Proficiency in foreign languages is a plus.
About Our  
Maria B. Campbell Associates, Inc. is a literary scouting company that advises clients about American and international books for translation and publication in their markets, and for adaptation into television and film. More information here:
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