We’re seeking a new assistant for Literary Agent Karolina Sutton.
You will have at least 1 year’s previous experience of working at an arts organisation, preferably within a literary agency, publishing house or production company.
You will have excellent communication and administrative skills, literacy in digital/social media and a friendly but professional manner. You will be well-read with a genuine passion for books and for culture more broadly. You will feel comfortable handling a high volume of work, prioritising well and performing tasks under time pressure. Administering publishing contracts will be an important part of your role for which you will need a sharp eye for detail. You will be good at client care and able to champion authors’ best interests assertively. A quick and discerning reader, you’ll be ready to work across a range of literary genres. You’ll have an interest in and knowledge of the key issues in today’s book industry.
This is a perfect opportunity for an energetic and highly organised candidate who will find job satisfaction in running a very busy office, and who is eager to work hard and learn.
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To apply, please download and complete the application form. Send your form and a copy of your CV to email@example.com making sure you put 'Assistant - Karolina Sutton' in the subject line of your message.
Closing date for applications is Monday 7 July 2014.