Job opening detail :
Agent Assistant
posted: Nov. 15, 2022
Offered by:
Folio Literary Management
Full Time
New York, NY
Bachelors degree.
-At least 6 months of office experience; preferred minimum 1 years' publishing experience
-Excellent communication abilities: Assistant will act as liaison between authors, editors/publishers, film agents, publicists, other Folio agents, etc.
-Strong spelling and grammatical skills.
-Ability to prioritize work assignments, follow directions and work accurately.
-Exhibit strong organizational and analytical skills, and be a self-starter.
-Strong technical skills: Daily use of Microsoft Office software, including Excel, Word and Outlook, plus database software
About Our  
Folio Literary Management is looking for an Agent Assistant to provide administrative, creative, and editorial support for two agent(s). Assistant will receive direction and work assignments directly from agents. Candidate must be flexible and able to prioritize, organize and coordinate work assignments, as well as determine the most efficient way to accomplish each assigned task. Responsibilities include: corresponding with authors/editors/other agents, developing/editing proposals, reading manuscripts and writing editorial critiques, reading submissions, researching potential clients, maintaining paper and electronic files, maintaining calendars/contacts database, scheduling appointments, completing internal office forms and memos, updating internal systems, assisting in company-wide initiatives, in addition to other general office duties.

The ideal candidate will have an interest in helping agents research and develop projects related to their areas of interest which include health, mind/body/spirit, art history and inspirational books; be as keen to learn the administrative aspects of publishing as they are to learn project development; be a systems thinker and an excellent researcher. The position is a great learning opportunity for anyone interested in forging a path in the publishing industry or anyone interested in agenting.

Folio Literary Management does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. Employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.
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