International literary scouts, Eccles Fisher Associates, is looking for a dynamic, hard-working person to join our team of seven in our lively central London office
This is a linchpin role which will involve essential tasks such as looking after clients, tracking submissions, reading, writing and sending out reader's reports, as well as managing office systems and book fair scheduling. It will also involve actively building a network of agents and publishers, particularly in certain genres.
The ideal candidate will have at least three years' publishing experience and some existing London contacts. They will be organised, self-motivated and outgoing, with a solid understanding of how relevant aspects (agenting, foreign rights selling and editorial) of the publishing industry work. They will be a flexible team player, able to adapt to a fast-paced working environment. An additional language is a bonus, as is familiarity with Bradbury Phillips.
The successful candidate would begin working with us in late October. The position is full time; the salary is market competitive and relative to experience.
To apply please send a CV and covering letter to cecilia@ecclesfisher by end of day July 19th latest.