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Literary Agency Assistant

The Bent Agency represents bestselling and award-winning authors of books for adults and children, and we’re proud of our author-focused ethos and supportive, collaborative working environment. We’re recruiting an assistant to provide support to our office, with a particular focus on foreign rights and social media.

Responsibilities will include (but aren’t limited to) writing copy for, editing and formatting our rights catalogues and newsletters; diary scheduling and travel planning for rights fairs; maintaining the TBA Instagram and website; and providing general office administrative support.

Our ideal candidate will have superlative communication and administrative skills, with a particular flair for clear, professional writing. They will have experience working in an office already and be extremely organised, comfortable with performing a lot of varied tasks quickly, and able to handle sensitive situations with discretion.

This position is based in Richmond, southwest London, with the potential for working remotely for 1-2 days per week after the 3-month probationary period has been successfully completed.

Salary: £24,000 p.a.  Please email your cover letter, including details of your current notice period and a list of six books you’ve recently enjoyed, and your CV to jobs@thebentagency.com by 25 May 2021.

Literary Agency Assistant

The Bent Agency UK Ltd, Richmond
Full-time, Permanent
Literary Agency
Administration, Assistant, Foreign Rights, Publicity, Rights, Communications, Literary Agent, Business Development, Social Media
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Literary Agency Assistant
Salary description: 
£24000

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