Literary Assistant

Abrams Artists Agency
New York, NY 10016

Job Details


Literary Assistant

Confidential – New York, NY

Major entertainment agency with offices in Los Angeles & New York is seeking a highly motivated, rockstar assistant for the Head of the Book Division in its New York office. The desk is high volume and will require an assistant well-versed in rolling calls, scheduling, coordinating clients’ schedules, sending submissions, and coverage/analysis of material. Familiarity with Outlook and Excel are a must, as is a good understanding of professional phone etiquette. Must be highly organized and self-motivated, with the ability to work well individually with minimal instruction, and as part of a team.  Publishing experience is not required for this desk, and this is a true opportunity for those who want to learn how to operate at a high level in an agency environment.

This is not a starter desk, at least one year of previous desk experience required. 

Desire to become an agent preferred.


Qualifications and Skills:

·         College Degree

·         1-3 years of related professional experience

·         Must have strong oral and written communication skills, as well as strong analytical and marketing skills

·         Experience with all Microsoft programs

·         Ability to work without supervision

Employment Type:

·         Full-Time, Non-Exempt Employee


·         Medical/Dental/Vision Coverage, FSA, 401k



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