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Assistant to Heads of Department

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Assistant to join Curtis Brown and C&W Books Departments, providing proactive and efficient support to Steph Thwaites (Head of Curtis Brown Books Department) and Sophie Lambert (Head of C&W Books Department).

This role will specifically focus on supporting their work as Heads of Department and with wider departmental duties. It will involve managing confidential administrative work relating to their positions, diary and inbox management, operational related activities and other coordination throughout the department. 

Our ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, great attention to detail and experience within an administrative role. This role is the ideal opportunity for someone excited by the challenge of working for a busy office and the skill set to adapt, learn and assist efficiently. Some experience working within the literature industry, e.g. in a literary agency or publishing house, would be beneficial although not essential as we will provide the relevant training and support. 

The Book Trade Charity offers support to those seeking employment in the Book Trade, including help with interview costs for those who might need it. More information can be found at https://www.btbs.org/.

Salary Range: £26,000 - £28,000 per annum, dependent on experience

Start Date: As soon as possible

Download the job description here.

To apply, please send your CV with a covering letter to jobs@curtisbrown.co.uk. Please make sure you put ‘Assistant to Heads of Department’ in the subject line of your email and include where you first saw the role advertised.

Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments during the interview process.

The closing date for applications is Monday 7th August at 9am.

Assistant to Heads of Department

Curtis Brown Literacy and Talent Agency, London
Full-time, Permanent
Publisher
Administration, Assistant, Publishing, Operations, Communications
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Assistant to Heads of Department
Salary description: 
£26,000 - £28,000 per annum, dependent on experience

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Our ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, great attention to detail and experience within an administrative role.