Job opening detail :
Literary Agent
posted: Apr. 27, 2021
Offered by:
P.S. Literary Agency
Flexible hours; Work remotely
Full Time
The P.S. Literary Agency seeks a Literary Agent with publishing experience to represent commercial fiction and a broad range of non-fiction.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

-Reading queries and evaluating manuscripts
-Signing clients
-Corresponding with clients and editors via e-mail and phone
-Tracking submissions and managing extensive submission list
-Developing projects in-house
-Composing pitch letters for submission
-Maintaining relationships with editors
-Writing rejection letters
-Editing manuscripts
-Preparing proposals for submission
-Keeping foreign rights manager up to date on the status of projects
-Keeping TV/film co-agents up to date on the status of projects
-Cataloging client and editor correspondence
-Tracking and researching sales information
-Keeping detailed schedules


-3+ years of publishing experience (excluding internships)
-Astute business acumen
-Excellent people and communication skills
-Superior organizational skills
-Attention to detail is a must
-Extremely professional and articulate
-Interest in fiction and non-fiction
About Our  
P.S. Literary Agency represents a diverse list of internationally published, award-winning, bestselling and debut creators. Guiding books to publication with our hands-on approach, our goal is to manage creators’ literary brands for their entire career. Our client list ranges from literary and commercial fiction and non-fiction creators to popular television personalities.
Curtis Russell
P.S. Literary Agency embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

Please email your CV and cover letter with the subject line Literary Agent by May 28th. Your application will be dealt with in strict confidence.

We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

We look forward to your application!
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