Job opening detail :
Literary Agent
posted: May 17, 2021
Offered by:
The Tobias Literary Agency
Extremely competitive commission
Bonus; Flexible hours; remote position
Full Time
We are currently looking for a passionate, detail-oriented self-starter with a strong work ethic to join our team. The right person will be able to work with eccentric and sometimes demanding creative types. A love of literature and thick skin is required. Room for growth.

RESPONSIBILITIES (non all inclusive):

- Building and maintaining a list of authors
- Edit and critiquing client material
- Negotiating and building relationships with editors
- Following up with publishers throughout the publication process


- Excellent writing and communication skills
- Familiarity with the market trends
- Proven track record of sales
- Knowledge of the publishing industry
- Ability to travel occasionally
- Candidates should be proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook
- 3+ years of experience at a literary agency or management firm
- Potential Agent should have own client list or relevant editorial experience
About Our  
We are a collaborative mid-size full-service literary agency with a unique, diverse clientele of both established and debut authors. Our client roster includes New York Times and USA Today bestsellers, Rhodes scholars, renowned experts in their fields, high profile journalists, filmmakers, Reese Witherspoon Pick of the Month authors, and Pushcart nominees.

We offer better than industry standard commission with sliding scale potential.
Human Resources
Please send cover letter, resume, and a list of most recent sales to
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