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We are looking for an ambitious and enthusiastic full-time receptionist who will also assist our Foreign Rights team. This position is intended for someone entering the field who is interested in a career as an agent. We strive to give all of our employees opportunities for growth, and are known for our team-oriented, collaborative environment.

Reception duties consist of answering phone calls and welcoming visitors in a warm and professional manner. Foreign Rights assistance will be in the area of book fair preparation, overseas mailings and other department needs. Other duties include minimal assistance with the management of the office.

Company Description

InkWell is one of the world’s leading literary agencies, proudly representing major literary prize winners as well as many of the world’s bestselling and best-loved authors. We enjoy a considerable international reputation as a significant and innovative player in the industry. We have agents based in Australia, Boston, and Dallas. We continue to be excited by—and on the lookout for—original ideas, riveting stories and great writing.
Requirements: Applicants must be articulate, personable, and hold a high level of interest in the publishing field. Strong editorial skills are a must. Solid written, verbal, and computer skills are necessary. Applicants should be motivated, highly organized, and be able to multi-task in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. The assistant must be able to work with and without direct supervision.
Location: New York, NY
How To Apply For This Job: Please email your cover letter and resume in the body of the email (no attachments) to: Type in subject line: Reception and Foreign Rights Position. No telephone calls, please.
Date Posted: 11/13/2018

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