Job opening detail :
Assistant to Senior Literary Agent
posted: Mar. 30, 2021
Offered by:
William Morris Endeavor
Health; Dental; 401K; Bonus
Full Time
New York, NY
Position Overview: This position provides general administrative support to the agent by managing the agent’s calendar, phones, sending submissions and handling a variety of client oriented business. Candidate must have some experience in the publishing / literary space.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Assist agent in all professional administrative matters
• Interact with clients in an appropriate manner
• Answer the telephone and make calls in a professional manner
• Schedule meetings and maintain calendar
• Read proposals and manuscripts and critically analyze content in a timely manner
• Track client contracts and payments

Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Related Work Experience: Ideal candidates will have one year of work experience or internship in publishing or entertainment environment or related field.
• Must be detail-oriented and able to handle complex instructions with care and follow-through
• Must be an excellent multi-tasker and have proven problem-solving abilities
• Must demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness in execution of assigned tasks
• Friendly and open demeanor with ability to maintain confidentiality at all times
• Ability to adapt to changes and work in a fast-paced, demanding environment
• Dependable and proactive
• Able to prioritize the workload, and use time efficiently
About Our  
Endeavor, formerly WME | IMG, is a global leader in sports, entertainment and fashion operating in more than 30 countries. Named one of Fortune’s 25 Most Important Private Companies, Endeavor is the parent of a number of subsidiaries with leadership positions in their respective industries, including WME, IMG and UFC. Collectively, Endeavor specializes in talent representation and management; brand strategy, activation and licensing; media sales and distribution; and event management.

Endeavor unites and brings people together in our love of sport, culture, and entertainment. We understand this can only be accomplished when we harness the entirety of our company and lead with a lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion in everything we do. It means that we engage in anti-racism and allyship the way we do anything. Fiercely and Fearlessly. As a global company that drives culture we endeavor to reflect the world’s diverse voices both internally and externally to ensure success in our mission.
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11 Madison Avenue
NY NY 10010
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