The Bent Agency: Literary Agency Assistant

Jobs Friday, 7th May 2021

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 10 May 2021.